PUTTING CENTRAL ISLIP ON THE MAP

The Town of Islip has been awarded a $10 million state grant. The funds will be invested in a downtown revitalization project that, Islip Town Supervisor, Angie Carpenter said could, “Put Central Islip on the map.”

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Retlif Testing Laboratories Expands Solar Testing Capabilities

Ronkonkoma, NY - Retlif Testing Laboratories, a leading U.S. independent testing and strategic compliance organization headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY, has inaugurated Phase One of an expansion program to offer more solar radiation testing, including both heat and photochemical testing, to military and commercial product manufacturer.

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Capped landfills in Islip will be turned into solar farms

Islip officials have leased the Hauppauge and Holbrook landfills to a company that will build solar arrays that are expected to produce enough energy to power 2,500 homes a year. Islip Town officials said they are transforming their trash piles into renewable energy treasure with solar farms planned at two closed landfills...

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Sayville, N.Y.: A Walkable Downtown and Victorians by the Bay

NYT, By Marcelle Sussman FischlerAfter 22 years in a condo near the beach in Shirley, N.Y., Dan and Donna Cresci longed for a home in a walkable community. They considered Port Jefferson, Bellport, Patchogue and East Hampton, but finally settled on Sayville, a congenial 5.4-square-mile hamlet with about 16,853 residents, on the South Shore of Long Island, midway between Manhattan and Montauk.

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