Supervisor Visits Local Business for Girl Scout Patch Launch

Supervisor Carpenter Stands for the Girl Scout Color Guard at East West Industries

July 20th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter visited aerospace technology manufacturer, East/West Industries recently, where she was joined by the Girl Scouts of America to commemorate its new patch program. The new patches, launched by the Girl Scouts organization, help to promote leadership values, and the many career paths girls can explore that they otherwise wouldn’t consider. Girl Scouts who visited the aircraft manufacturing facility were given a tour by President Teresa Ferraro.


Local Campers Visit Long Island Ducks

July 20th, 2018 – The Long Island Ducks recently hosted their annual Camp Day, inviting multiple Summer camps in our area to come enjoy the ballgame. Our Town of Islip campers were in attendance along with Quackerjack for some Long Island baseball fun. Check out the highlights above.

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Islip Town Employees Recognized for Life-Saving Efforts

Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter, Town Board Members, Public Safety Officials Pose with Joseph Cassano as he recieves his award

July 20th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined by members of the Islip Town Board and Town Public Safety officials recently, to honor three Town employees for their quick-thinking responses to residents who were in life-threatening situations.


Food Truck Finds - Crazy Creations Build A Sandwich

July 20th, 2018 – In this episode of "Food Truck Finds" at the Islip Summer Fun Series, we meet Mike and Brandon Cahill, owners of the Crazy Creations Build A Sandwich food truck. Watch and listen to them tell all about their unique style and their years of experience in the food truck industry.

Come down to the Islip Summer Fun Series this Monday | Tuesday and try them for yourselves, or visit them online at to learn more.

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Supervisor, State and Medical Officials Supply Additional Details on Suspected Shark Bites

July 19th, 2018 – Town of Islip Supervisor, Angie Carpenter, along with New York State Director of DEC Marine Division, Jim Gilmore, joined with Jay Itzkowitz, Associate Chief Medical Officer at Good Samaritan Hospital, Thursday, July 19th, at a press conference further detailing what officials say may possibly have been 2 shark bites during the afternoon of Wednesday, July 18th.


Supervisor Addresses Media Following Possible Shark Bites

July 17th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, Town Councilman John C. Cochrane, Jr., Veteran Town lifeguard Craig Amarando, representatives from South Side and Good Samaritan Hospitals, along with local officials, spoke at a press conference at the Bay Shore Marina today, following reports of 2 possible shark bites in our area.


Islip Supervisor Welcomes Taste of Asia to Sayville

Supervisor Carpenter, ToA  Staff, Sayville Chamber of Commerce personel stand infront of the new ToA location on a bright sunny day, colorful dragon costumes at the bottom of the frame

July 17th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter visited Taste of Asia Asian Fusion recently, for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the Grand Opening of its new Sayville restaurant. ToA Asian Fusion specializes in the authentic re-creation of region specific Asian cuisine, by combining the essence of Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Malaysian, and Vietnamese dishes. Marked by a traditional Chinese dance performance from Hui's Lucky Lion Dance Team, Supervisor Carpenter, ToA Staff, and members of the Sayville Chamber of Commerce commemorated the start of ToA’s partnership with the Islip business community. The restaurant is located at 239 North Main Street in Sayville.


Long Island MacArthur Airport Opens New Fire Rescue Building

July 16th, 2018 – Islip Town officials celebrated the opening of the new fire rescue building at Long Island MacArthur Airport today. Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter; Shelley LaRose-Arken, Airport Commissioner; elected officials, business leaders and stakeholders helped to open the new Airport Fire Rescue Building in a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The new state-of-the-art Fire Rescue Building replaces the 6,000sf structure that dates back to the 1940’s. The new space is part of a $13.5M dollar project, 80% of which was funded by the federal Airport Improvement Program to comply with new Federal Aviation facility standards. The remainder of the funds were local and New York State funds. The Airport Improvement Program projects for Long Island MacArthur Airport are supported by Senators Chuck Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand.


What To Do Around Islip - Beaches and Marinas

July 6th, 2018 – Wondering where to enjoy the warm sunny weather this summer? Watch the inaugural episode of the new series, "What To Do Around Islip," for a highlight of the many beaches, marinas and other summertime activities located right here in the Town of Islip.

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Food Truck Finds - "Farm to Truck"

July 13th, 2018 – In the inaugural episode of "Food Truck Finds at the Islip Summer Fun Series" we talk to Jason Tepper about his food truck "Farm to Truck", which supports local businesses and goods.To find out more about the Islip Summer Fun Series, including dates, times, locations, features and more: click HERE

View the full Islip Summer Fun Series event list.

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Islip Supervisor, Local Officials Celebrate Solar Installation at Long Island Food Distributor

Pictured left to right are Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Executive, John King, JKings Chief Customer Officer, Angie Carpenter, Islip Town Supervisor, Steven Engelmann, EnterSolar Business Development Director.

July 11th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter visited J. Kings’ food distribution headquarters recently, for a Ribbon Cutting ceremony marking the installation of over two thousand solar panels at the Islip-based facility. Developed by EnterSolar, the new solar panels line nearly the total roof area of the complex, promising to reduce CO2 emissions by over 1 million pounds each year, the equivalent of almost 67,000 gallons of gasoline. The savings allows J. Kings to lower their operating costs, while also putting less stress on the local power grid.


Supervisor Swears-In Brentwood Senior Club Officers


Carpenter poses for a photo with the 3 new officers

July 10th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter visited the Caesar Trunzo Senior Center in Brentwood recently, for the swearing-in of three new senior officers to the Brentwood Senior Club #1. Leading the ceremony with an oath of office, Supervisor Carpenter welcomed Martha Davidson, President; Lorraine Pace, Vice President; and Terri Botzenmayer, Corresponding Secretary, as the 2018 inductees to the club.

“Senior Club officers help link the senior population with Town government,” said Supervisor Carpenter. “Our volunteers play a vital role in ensuring that our senior centers function as strong assets within our community. It’s an honor to induct our new officers, and I look forward to working with them throughout the year,” added the Supervisor.


Town Welcomes AFC Urgent Care Center to West Islip

Supervisor Carpenter and Councilman Cochrane along with Local Officials and AFC Directors, pose infront of the new AFC Location Holding the Town of Islip Ribbon, a moment before cutting

July 3rd, 2018– Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Town Councilman John C. Cochrane, Jr. recently celebrated the grand opening of AFC Urgent Care in West Islip. The West Islip location is AFC’s first in Suffolk County.

AFC Urgent Care is a one-stop healthcare facility open 7 days a week, designed, equipped and staffed to provide primary care, urgent care, and minor emergency treatment as an affordable and convenient alternative to visiting the ER. “We are delighted that AFC Urgent Care has chosen the Town of Islip for its first Suffolk County location and we welcome them to the West Islip community,” said Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter.


Islip Town Officials, Lifeguards and Advocates, Urge Residents to Swim Safely During Holiday Weekend

June 29th, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter stressed at a press conference today, the importance of swimming safely as we head into one of the busiest summer holiday weekends. The press conference at Byron Lake Pool in Oakdale, comes in response to two tragic drowning deaths that occurred just over a week ago in Nassau County, one involving a 10 year-old boy and the other a 30 year-old male. Both victims drowned while swimming in unguarded ocean waters.


Supervisor Welcomes Law Offices to Central Islip Community

Supervisor Carpenter standing in front of the new McGuire Law firm entrance with full associates and staff holding ribbon for the ribbon cutting

June 28th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter recently met with Christopher P. McGuire, Esq., and Joseph Tantillo, President of Nassau Suffolk Electrical & Mechanical, at a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of McGuire, Peláez & Bennett, P.C. The law firm offers legal counsel with an expertise in criminal, traffic and matrimonial law, family court, personal injury, real estate closings, as well as landlord-tenant disputes.


Islip’s William Mannix Awarded National Recertification in Economic Development

June 22nd, 2018 – William (Bill) Mannix, Director of Economic Development has been awarded re-certification by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) effective April, 2018. Mr. Mannix first achieved the Certified Economic Developer designation in 2006. CEcD recertification, required every three years, was awarded to Bill who met demanding requirements for continuing education and service to the profession. With over 26 years of economic development experience, Bill has been involved in over 470 development projects involving the Town of Islip Industrial Development Agency, the New York State Empire Zones Program and other local, state and federal economic development initiatives. Together, these projects have led to the creation or retention of more than 48,000 jobs and have facilitated more than $1.8 Billion in private investment for the Town of Islip.


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