Supervisor Carpenter, Assemblyman Announce Funding for Brentwood Road Repairs

July 31st, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Brentwood) today announced that the Assemblyman has secured a $450,000 State and Municipal Facilities Program (SAM) Grant to make needed road repairs in Brentwood. Representatives from the Town's Department of Public Works, including Commissioner Tom Owens and members of his staff, along with Town Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen attended the press conference. Combined with Town resources, the grant will bring total funding for local infrastructure projects to $850,000.


Town Hosts Junior Lifeguard Program at Atlantique Beach

July 30th, 2018 – Highlighted above, watch Atlantique Beach Chief Ocean Lifeguard Craig Amarando take us through the Town of Islip's first annual Junior Ocean Lifeguard program. The week-long summer instructional course trained local youth in the skills and life-saving techniques essential to becoming an ocean lifeguard. Each day, nearly 40 junior lifeguards arrived by ferry, and learned how to correctly enter the water, respond to emergencies and work together to ensure maximum safety when dealing with the ocean.

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Food Truck Finds - Roxy's Ice Cream

July 27th, 2018 – In this episode of "Food Truck Finds," meet Elaine Piotrowski (a.k.a. "Roxy"), a retired insurance broker of forty years turned Ice Cream truck extraordinaire. Watch her tell all about her unique, event-only, full-service Ice Cream truck.

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Progress Continues at Roberto Clemente Pool

Town Crews work beside the reconstructed Roberto Clemente Pool

July 26th, 2018 – Crews are working around the clock in an effort to re-open Roberto Clemente pool this summer. Sun canopy frames adjacent to the renovated pool area have been cemented into place and are ready for canvas awnings. New picnic tables will be installed next under the canvas awnings, together creating a shaded dining space near the concession area.


Town, State Officials Break Ground for Clemente Spray Park

July 25, 2018– Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, Town Councilman John C. Cochrane, Jr., NYS Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D., Brentwood), and Islip Town officials joined together today for a groundbreaking ceremony marking the construction of a state-of-the-art spray park at Roberto Clemente Park. The much-anticipated spray park will offer various unique features and will be accessible to people of all ages and abilities.

The spray park, modeled after the Town of Islip’s ever-popular Shipwreck Cove in Bay Shore, will incorporate a splash pad with zero-depth entry into two age-appropriate pool areas. The park will be an inclusive spray park, accessible to young and old alike, as well as to people of all levels of ability or disability. Plans include 30 water features as well as its own filtration system, separate from the main swimming pool. Assemblyman Phil Ramos secured $2 million in state funding for the spray park, through the State and Municipal Facilities Program administered by the Dormitory Authority of New York State.


Islip Town Board Recognizes Animal Lovers League TNR Volunteers

Supervisor Carpenter and the Islip Town Board pose for a photo with the TNR Volunteers in the Town Board Room

July 24th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined by members of the Islip Town Board recently, to recognize the efforts of the Animal Lover’s League of Locust Valley, who together with James Heil, Commissioner, Town of Islip Department of Environmental Control, launched a Trap-Neuter-Return program in Islip, to humanely reduce the community cat population. Eighteen volunteers in total attended the July Town Board meeting, to receive Certificates of Recognition for their service to the Islip community. Since launching in April, the TNR program has successfully spayed and neutered nearly 800 community cats, made possible through the tireless efforts of these volunteers.


Islip Councilman Attends Veterans’ Garden Ribbon Cutting

Councilman Cochrane stands with all community collaborators of the Garden with Ribbon and Scissors for the Ribbon Cutting

July 23rd, 2018– Town Councilman John C. Cochrane Jr. took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the installation of a new Veterans’ Garden in Oakdale. The garden will provide veterans with the opportunity to grow fruits, vegetables and flowers of their choice, free of charge.


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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