Rooted in music, the Islip Arts Council honors its past and present at special gala Thursday

Before taking the helm at the Islip Arts Council in 1976, Lillian Barbash’s last official position of leadership was as a Parent Teacher Association president at South Country Elementary in Bay Shore over a decade earlier. But her work with the PTA perhaps served as a precursor of what she would bring to the Islip Arts Council — and to the people of … Continue reading Rooted in music, the Islip Arts Council honors its past and present at special gala Thursday