Chambers, Local Restaurants Partner for Town's 335th Restaurant Week

Supervisor Carpenter joined by Eileen Tyzner, Sayville Chamber President; Rick Ammirati, Holbrook Chamber President; Mike McElwee, local restaurant owner; Deirdre Whalberg, Deputy Commissioner, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, and Caroline Smith, Director, Media Relations for a photo infront of the Town Board room

February 26th, 2019 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter joined with local Chamber Presidents and restaurant owners to discuss the Town's Birthday Restaurant Week celebration, marking the continued celebration of Islip's founding 335 years ago.

Islip Birthday Restaurant week will kick-off April-May in Sayville. Participating restaurants will offer a menu item commemorating the Town's founding in 1683. Menu items will vary among restaurants within designated hamlets throughout the year. The Town launched its year-long 335th Birthday Celebration November 29th, 2018 with the lighting of the Town Hall Cupola blue.


Islip Supervisor Joins Senator Urging Major Fed Funds at MacArthur Airport

February 22nd, 2019 – Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter, along with Town Councilman John C. Cochrane, Jr., joined U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer at ISP recently, urging the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to back a multi-million dollar capital project to enhance the infrastructure at MacArthur Airport.

The project would inject millions of dollars into the local economy, support local businesses and create well-paying jobs in the process, with plans to revamp more than 350,000 square feet, and a push to land new carriers and west coast destinations.


Town Hosts 20 Valentine’s Day Weddings!

Supervisor Carpenter, Town Board, and all honorees pose for a photo

February 15th, 2019 – Twenty couples were married at Islip Town Hall Thursday, February 14, 2019 in Islip's Chapel of Love. Town Clerk Olga Murray and her bilingual staff, performed the nuptials from 9 am to 7:30 pm, having added extra hours to meet the demand of Valentine's Day weddings.

"Valentine's Day is the perfect day to begin life together as a couple," said Islip Town Clerk Olga Murray. "All weddings are special, but officiating on Valentine's Day makes the ceremony a little extra special," she said. Congratulations to all the newlyweds!!!


Town Recognizes 7 Islip Residents at Black History Celebration

Supervisor Carpenter, Town Board, and all honorees pose for a photo

February 15th, 2019 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and the Islip Town Board recognized 7 Islip residents during February’s Town Board meeting, as part of Islip Town’s 2019 Black History Celebration. Among the honorees were Edward Groce, a 16 year veteran of the SCPD; Anthony Ayhoung, President of the Suffolk County Caribbean Cultural Association; Judy and Norman Daniels, Brentwood High School Coaches; Paula Moore, Vice President of the Brentwood Board of Education; Rohan Murphy, a double amputee and three-time All-League Wrestler and professional Motivational Speaker, and Marian Reid, Deputy Director of the Long Island Housing Services.


Supervisor Welcomes Brentwood School Official to Radio Show

Supervisor Carpenter and Dr. Darrisaw-Akil stand infront of the ISP front Windows

Febraury 14th, 2019 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Monique Darrisaw-Akil, Assistant Superintendent Brentwood School District, at a recent taping of the "Supervisor Spotlight" radio show at LI News Radio studios at MacArthur Airport.


Students' Idea Prompts Local Government Day

Both students stand side by side with the Supervisor and Islip Town Board, being honored at the February Town Board Meeting

Febraury 14th, 2019 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined by members of the Islip Town Board to recognize Destiny Eusebio and Keanu Waters at the February Town Board meeting. Keanu, President of the Student Senate at Brentwood High School, and Destiny, also an active member of the Brentwood H.S. student body, each wrote letters to Supervisor Carpenter suggesting a "Meet Your Elected Official Day."


Civic-Minded Teen Recognized at Town Board Meeting

Shakira standing at the scene of the road work she helped inspire, leaning on a street sign

February 14th, 2019 – Supervisor Angie Carpenter and members of the Islip Town Board recognized Bay Shore High School student Shakira Thompson at the February Town Board meeting this week. Ms. Thompson was recognized for writing an eloquent letter that identified an area near Bay Shore High School which needed improvement. Town officials investigated the intersection of Perkal St. and Ross Ave. and determined that pedestrian and motorist visibility would be improved by cutting back vegetation and adding street lighting.


Town Pays Tribute to Bay Shore Girls Track Team

Town Supervisor Carpenter, members of the Town Board and coaches and players from the Bay Shore Girls Track Team line the stage at the Town Board Room, posing with their Town issues certificates

February 13th, 2019 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, along with members of the Islip Town Board, paid tribute to the Bay Shore Girls Varsity Track team at the February Town Board meeting this week.

The team, under the direction of Head Coach Andres Borromeo; Assistant Coach, Steve Borbet; and Assistant Coach Vinny Rucci, took the Suffolk County League II Championship this season, and also won the Suffolk County Large School Championship.


Islip Supervisor, Councilwoman Welcome New Town of Islip Businesses

Island Salt and Spa Owners and Staff along with Sayvile Chamber, Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Councilwoman Mullen pose with ribbon and scissors infront of the new storefront

February 12th, 2019 – The Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce welcomed two newcomers to the Sayville downtown recently, as Island Salt and Spa and Michael Alcabes CPA, opened their doors to the public for the first time. Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined by Town Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen, for the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremonies, celebrating the addition of the two new businesses to the Islip community.

“Small businesses are the backbone of any thriving downtown, and we take pride in continuing to be strong business partners every step of the way,” she added.


Why I Love My Job! - Episode 1

February 12th, 2019 – Watch the premiere episode in our new series, "Why I Love My Job," where we meet Bob C., Town of Islip's machining and fabricating "wizard." With an introduction from Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, and background from Vincent Messina, Town of Islip Fleet Service Coordinator, watch Bob C. tell all about his unique work history, skillset and special role in our Town.

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Town Recognizes P.S. I Love You Day

February 8th, 2019 – Islip Town employees donned purple in recognition of P.S. I Love You Day Friday, February 8th. P.S. I Love You Day is recognized on the second Friday of February, and was created by the DiPalma family of West Islip, NY, after the sudden death of their father.


Supervisor Conducts Club Officers Swearing-In Ceremony

February 8th, 2019 – Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter conducted the swearing-in of the new officers of the East Islip Senior Club #3. Outgoing club president, Gloria Doerner was recognized for her 10 years of outstanding service and commitment to the club, its mission and its valued members. Incoming President, Linda Westerland; Vice President, Darlene Gunes; Treasurer Dotty Filshie and Secretary Angie Lomas were sworn-in by Supervisor Carpenter at the Joyce Fitzpatrick Senior Center.

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Town of Islip Welcomes Big Lots! to the Community

February 8th, 2019 – Angie Carpenter, Islip Town Supervisor and Town Councilman John Cochrane, Jr. joined with Big Lots! management and staff at the Bay Shore store's recent ribbon cutting. The new Big Lots! takes over vacant space in the Best Buy shopping center on the westbound Sunrise Highway north service road.

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Islip Supervisor Welcomes Guests to LIBDC Dinner

Supervisor Carpenter, Councilmembers Cochrane and Mullen at the LIBDC Dinner

February 6th, 2019 – The Long Island Business Development Council hosted its Annual Dinner this week at the Irish Coffee Pub in East Islip. Kevin Law, LIA CEO was the evening's keynote speaker. The event focused on growth in the Long Island region across a broad spectrum of industries, including residential and commercial development, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, distribution and Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP).

Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter attended the event, and was joined by William Mannix, Executive Director of the Islip IDA, Town Councilman John Cochrane and Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen.


Long Island MacArthur Airport Fastest Growing Domestic Service Airport in US for 2018

An outside image of terminals A8-A6, descending in order under blue skies

February 6th, 2019 – MacArthur Airport (ISP) is the fastest growing US domestic “hub” airport (as defined by the U.S. Department of Transportation) based on airline seats for 2018 (source: Innovata SRS Analyser). The number of seats airlines invested in the market grew from 1.70 million in 2017 to 2.17 million 2018, or 27.6% year-over-year. ISP’s airlines - American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and Southwest Airlines - together provided more capacity in 2018 than the airport has seen in any year since 2010.


Islip Councilman Congratulates Bay Shore Eagle Scout

February 5th, 2019 – Town Councilman John C. Cochrane, Jr. recently attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Town of Islip resident and Boy Scout Troop 153 member, Brendon Hobbes. Brendon joins the 4% of all scouts in the Boy Scouts of America to attain Eagle rank—the Boy Scouts highest achievement. Councilman Cochrane congratulated the youth and presented him with a Town citation of recognition, marking his accomplishment.

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