Community Bands Together for Project Lifesaver

Supervisor Carpenter, along side state and locial officials as the giant check is held up in front of the facility

May 3rd, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter along with state and local officials, attended the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc.’s Project Lifesaver event recently. Project Lifesaver is a collaborative effort between the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office and the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, that uses transmitter bracelets to locate individuals who have wandered from home. The transmitters work through frequencies that are paired with tracking bracelets, enabling officials to find someone within 13 1/2 minutes in Suffolk County, versus what could otherwise take weeks without the device. The Pilot’s Club of Sayville presented the Resource Center with a check for more than $6,000, which will provide 11 waiting families with bracelets. Each bracelet costs approximately $300.


Deer Lake Club Officers Sworn In

Supervisor Carpenter standing next to the four sword in officers

May 2nd, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter officiated at the Deer Lake Senior Club's Swearing In Ceremony at the Higbie Lane Senior Center recently. The club meets at the West Islip Senior Center. Club President Dolly Merino, Vice President Loretta Howe, Treasurer, Carol Palma and Secretary Dorothy Schumann were sworn in to their positions.

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Islip Officials Recognize Over 40 Students at Town Board Meeting

All 40 Students and Administrative Staff standing in the Town Board Room along with Supervisor Carpenter and Members of the Town Board

April 26th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and members of the Town Board, welcomed more than 40 students, their families, and administrators at the Town’s 40th Annual Student Achievement ceremony held during the April Town Board meeting.


Girl Scout Troop 2562 Forges Initiative to Save Songbirds

April 16th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter met with local Girl Scout Troop 2562, Team Feather Green recently, to discuss the Scout’s initiative to encourage the use of reflective materials on the windows of local businesses. The initiative aims to reduce and eliminate the too frequent death or injury of migratory birds due to accidental window collisions. Team Feather Green were out promoting the life-saving cause during April’s Eco-Carnival, held at the Suffolk County Environmental Center in celebration of Earth Day. Supervisor Carpenter met with the passionate Scouts, and thanked them for their hard work in helping to promote the often overlooked cause.


Town Councilman Welcomes SoBol Islip at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Town Councilman Cochrame stands next to Legislators Cilmi and Flotteron, and representatives of SoBol as they prepare to cut the Town of Islip Ribbon in front of the new SoBol location

April 25th, 2018– Town Councilman John C. Cochrane, Jr. joined with Suffolk County Legislators Tom Cilmi and Steven J. Flotteron recently, at a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the grand opening of SoBol in Islip. The newest in a growing number of locations from the Long Island born franchise, SoBol Islip specializes in fruit and smoothie dishes made from the popular super fruit Acai. Customers lined the sidewalk outside the 479 Main Street location, hoping to be one of the first 50 guaranteed a free Acai bowl in commemoration of the ribbon cutting. Islip Councilman John C. Cochrane, Jr. presented owners Kathy and Eric Brzostek, and Eric Hajdukiewicz with a Town Certificate of Recognition, welcoming them to the Islip business community.

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Residents & Local Officials Celebrate Earth Day at Eco-Carnival

April 24th, 2018 – Hundreds turned out this weekend to celebrate Earth Day at Seatuck Environmental Association's 9th Annual Eco-Carnival, presented by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, and Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter. The event featured a full day of educational family fun, with nature programs, live animals, music, art, games and much more. See the video above for scenes from the carnival, and a word of warm wishes from Supervisor Carpenter.

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Islip Officials Celebrate Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk’s 30 Year Anniversary at Bay Shore Build Site

Crews, Volunteers, Families, and local officials line up in wide group shot at build site

April 20th, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter joined with Islip Officials at a special build for Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk County recently. The volunteer organization, which this year celebrates its 30th Anniversary building homes for families in need, began construction on two Bay Shore properties. Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Councilman John C. Cochrane, Jr. attended the event, along with dozens of project volunteers. Supervisor Carpenter presented an award to the organization for its dedication and commitment to empowering families and communities across Long Island.


Islip Officials Mark Girl Scouts Ceremony

Supervisor Carpenter, Councilwoman Mullen, stand with Girl Scouts and Girl Scout representaives as the new Girl Scout Way street name sign is seen behin them

April 20th, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Islip Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen attended the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County this week. The event took place at the Girl Scouts Camp in Bayport, and featured the renaming of Lakeview Avenue in Bayport to Girl Scouts Way. Supervisor Carpenter and Councilwoman Mullen offered words of encouragement to the girls about following their dreams, and never failing to persevere through life’s challenges. Supervisor Angie Carpenter hoped to inspire the girls to be determined in all that they do, and explained how she is the first woman Supervisor in the Town of Islip, a milestone achievement for working women and herself.

Camp Edey encompasses 95 acres of land among the San Souci Lakes in Bayport. The camp offers activities appropriate for ages 3 to 15, and teaches girls viable life skills through the summer activities. The all girls camp has two pools, hiking trails, an archery range, and more.

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Discover Long Island and MacArthur Airport Forge New Marketing Collaboration

April 20th, 2018 – Town and County officials, in partnership with Discover Long Island, recently unveiled an industry-leading cooperative marketing campaign between MacArthur Airport and Discover Long Island, at an announcement made at Long Island MacArthur Airport.

The new, multi-faceted cooperative marketing initiative, “Short Flight. Long Island.” slogan is designed to build awareness of Long Island as a destination, and increase demand for MacArthur Airport as a go-to hub. The details of the campaign were made available by Angie Carpenter, Islip Town Supervisor; Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Executive; Shelley LaRose-Arken, Airport Commissioner; and Kristen Jarnagin, President/CEO of Discover Long Island, elected officials, business leaders, and local tourism stakeholders. The Baltimore / Washington D.C. market will serve as the initial target region for the campaign based on research, population, and frequency of service.


Islip Supervisor, Councilwoman Attend Little League Opening Day

Supervisor Carpenter, Councilwoman Mullen, and DPW Commissioner Owens post for a photo on the baseball field

April 19th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen and Department of Public Works Commissioner Tom Owens visited the ballpark recently, to help ring in Bayport Blue Point’s 2018 Little League Season. Ceremonies began with the opening day parade, led by the Suffolk County Emerald Society Pipe Band, as teams gathered for what looks to be a promising baseball season for the over 500 participating young athletes.


Islip Supervisor Celebrates Resident’s 100th Birthday

Supervisor Carpenter and resident Nancy Walters standing next to her 100th Birtday Cake

April 16th, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter celebrated with Islip Town resident Nancy Walter, as she marked her 100th birthday at Bristal Assisted Living in Sayville recently. Nancy was born in 1918, and married her husband on New Year’s Day, after he returned from World War II. According to friends, Nancy is an inspiration of joy to all who know her. She shared her birthday with Bristal residents and family. The celebration included a birthday cake, balloons and gifts. Islip Supervisor Carpenter presented Nancy with a Citation of Recognition for her special centenarian birthday milestone.


Town Supervisor, Councilman Welcome National Grid Consumer Advocacy Outreach Center

Supervisor Carpenter, Councilman Cochrane, and National Grid Executives pose holding the Town of Islip issued Certificate of Recognition

April 13th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Town Councilman John C. Cochrane, Jr. joined with representatives from National Grid recently, at the Grand Opening of their new Consumer Advocacy Outreach Center. Located at 1650 Islip Ave. in Brentwood, NY, the recently refurbished location aims to broaden the company’s reach to better serve low-income customers on Long Island. Through a variety programs such as EAP (Energy Affordability Program) and LIHEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance Program), vulnerable members of the community have the opportunity—and now a new centralized location—to address and meet their energy needs. Supervisor Carpenter and Councilman Cochrane presented National Grid executives and staff with a Certificate of Recognition, thanking them for their work to provide affordable home energy solutions in our community.


Supervisor Recognizes 72 Senior Volunteers

Supervisor Carpenter Standing in line with a handful of the Senior Volunteers, each holding their certificate

April 13th, 2018 – On April 9th, 2018, 72 senior volunteers were recognized for their ongoing service to the Senior Centers of Islip Town. A celebratory breakfast was held at the Oakdale Senior Center, honoring Volunteers from the Caesar Trunzo, Joyce Fitzpatrick, Ronkonkoma, West Islip, and Oakdale Senior Centers. The Volunteers enjoyed a breakfast buffet, dessert and coffee before receiving Certificates of Recognition for their outstanding service to the Islip Senior Centers. “Thank you to the many volunteers who actively engage within our Senior Centers, and help to ensure they remain the wonderful, welcoming assets to our community that they continue to be, year after year,” said Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter.


Governor Cuomo Signs Anti-Gang Bill at Brentwood Press Conference

Apirl 12th, 2018 – Yesterday, Supervisor Angie Carpenter joined with Governor Andrew Cuomo as the Governor signed a $18.5M bill to cut off MS-13 recruitment and support comprehensive youth programs on Long Island. Watch the full press conference in the video above.

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Governor Cuomo Signs Bill Aiming to Cut off MS-13 Gang Recruitment

Angie Carpenter standing nest to Governor Cuomo seated as the desk where he just signed the Bill, a banner that reads Protecting Long Island Communities sits across the desk

April 11th, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter joined with Governor Andrew Cuomo this morning at the Brentwood Recreation Center, on the first anniversary of the tragic murders in Central Islip of four young men at the hands of MS-13 gang members. The Governor signed a $18.5M bill to cut off MS-13 recruitment and support comprehensive youth programs on Long Island. "We are grateful to Governor Cuomo, Senator Phil Boyle and Assemblyman Phil Ramos, who together have provided the tools and the resources to eradicate the scourge of gang violence across Long Island," said Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter.

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Frontier Airlines Launches Five Nonstop Cities from MacArthur Airport

April 10th, 2018 – Yesterday, Frontier Airlines announced the launch of nonstop flights to five new cities from Long Island MacArthur Airport. Click on the video above to watch the press conference.

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