Parks Corner

Heckscher State Park Schedule Of Events

Heckscher State Park, located in East Islip, offers the following interpretative programs in the spring of 2024. There will be a fee of $4.00 per adult, $4.00 per child, and children under 3 are free.  A $10.00 parking fee must be paid during the fee collection season. To register, please visit
Community News

Legislator Cilmi Honors East Islip Veteran

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi presented a proclamation to East Islip resident, retired United States Air Force Sergeant Theresa Bertrand. Sgt. Bertrand is the 2021 10th Legislative District Honoree for Women Veterans Appreciation Day. Air Force Sergeant Theresa Bertrand enlisted towards the end of Vietnam War. She served for five years, holding the titles of […]
Community News

New Desks Equal a New Way of Learning in East Islip

In the East Islip High School classroom of teacher Gregory Kguloian, brand new desks are proving symbolic of a new way of learning. The recently acquired furniture is allowing students to take ownership of their own educational environment by rearranging the classroom into any configuration they want. The shape of the new desks allows the […]