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By Bradlee White Thanks to help from so many people in our community – donors of gently used goods for sale, merchant donors of gift certificate for auction, donors of services, and volunteer donors of their time and efforts – … Full Story

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By Bradlee White The Kismet Community Association held it’s annual Spring Meeting on Sunday, June 2. Although budget estimates for the coming year are positive, there are still a significant number of homeowners who have not joined KCA. We were … Full Story

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By Bradlee White This past Memorial Day Weekend was the most perfect, weather-wise, of any in my memory. (I note that thought with a sense of gratitude, as well as sorrow, given the horrible devastation of floods and tornadoes in … Full Story

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By Bradlee White Welcome back! Bye, bye winter. Bye, bye rain (we hope). Looks like it will be a very busy summer with events for everyone. We are all saddened by the death of Carole Thomas from metastatic cancer. Carole … Full Story

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By Bradlee White Happy Labor Day! These last two weeks of August are always a busy and enjoyable time despite a little or a lot of rain here and there. It was great to see Dawn’s mother, Pat, back for … Full Story

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Kismet Kapers By Bradlee White Saturday, August 11, brought 3 a.m. thunder and lightning, and at 9 a.m. a deluge that let up just after the freight ferry was unloaded. I swear I saw an Islip crew dredging the drain … Full Story

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Kismet Kapers By Bradlee White Wowee! The first Kismet Day on July 21 was a phenomenal success. It was a well-planned and organized large event that brimmed with community support. Overall planners Dana DeRuvo and Wendy Schou captained an army … Full Story

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Summertime! By Bradlee White The Fourth of July, the parade of children’s wagons, the drumbeat of the Bay Shore and West Islip bands, Marines raising the flag, Saoirse Ryan singing the national anthem, the reading of the names of deceased … Full Story

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Kismet Kapers By Bradlee White June 16 was not only one of the most beautiful spring days we’ve had in this season of rain – but it was a perfect day for an auction, or two, or three. The Kismet … Full Story

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Kismet Kapers By Bradlee White The fundraiser for Michael “Mugsy” Cole was amazingly wonderful. Food Distributor Clare Rose organized the event, and some 50 sponsors donated a cornucopia of prizes for drawing as well as volunteers to sell tickets. Cathy, … Full Story