Town Hall Gears Up for Valentine's Day Wedding Event

Bride, Groom, Supervisor Carpenter and Officiant Joe Mandaici

February 1st, 2019 – Wedding bells are ringing at Islip Town Hall! Islip residents said their "I Do's" today in the company of Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Town wedding officiant Joe Mandanici, who performed the ceremony before loving family and friends. Congratulations to the newlyweds!!!


Islip Town Goes Red for Women

Supervisor Carpenter, Councilman Cochrane, Town Clerk Olga Murray and many members of the Town of Islip Staff pose for a photo outside the Town Board room, wearing read in Support of heart health month

February 1st, 2019 – Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter, Councilman John Cochrane, Jr. and Town Clerk Olga Murray, joined Town of Islip employees for Go Red For Women Day, kicking off February is Heart Health Month! By donating $5, employees were able to wear jeans to work February 1.

"Heart Health Month is a wonderful opportunity to evaluate our lifestyle choices, including eating right and exercising. I would urge everyone to visit the American Heart Association's website for helpful information on heart health, strokes, CPR training in your area and much more," said Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter.


Josephine Moenius Celebrates 99th Birthday

Supervisor Carpenter and the entire Higbie Senior Center stand behind the birthday girl holding her citation for a group photo

February 1st, 2019 – Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter helped celebrate the 99th birthday of Josephine Moenius at the West Islip Senior Center recently. Ms. Moenius is the beloved mother of four, the adored grandmother of 6 and the esteemed great grandmother of 6. Ms. Moenius was a long-time employee of NYS serving the state for two decades.


Supervisor Carpenter Hosts TSA Airport Manage

Supervisor Carpenter seen behind the glass as the radio technician works the audio switchboard

January 30th, 2019 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter hosted Long Island MacArthur Airport's TSA Transportation Security Manager, Joe Modica, during a recent taping of Long Island News Radio's Supervisor's Spotlight. They discussed Joe's background as a NYPD officer, the evolution of the TSA and the effects of the federal government shutdown. Catch this week's episode on LINews Radio, Sunday, February 3 at 8:30 am., and throughout the week on ITV Channel 18 beginning Monday, February 4.

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Town Officials Dedicate Airport Fire Rescue Building Plaque

January 29th, 2019 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined by Aviation Commissioner Shelley LaRose Arken and members of the Islip Town Board, at the unveiling of a plaque officially dedicating the new Airport Fire Rescue Building.


Supervisor, Police Chief and County Exec Deliver Pizza to ISP TSA

January 24th, 2019 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, along with Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Police Chief Stuart Cameron, joined Joseph Modica, TSA Transportation Security Manager and Shelley LaRose-Arken, ISP Commissioner, in recognizing ISP TSA agents who continue to serve travelers at the Town’s airport, despite the government shutdown.


Brentwood Student Advances to DC in Regeneron Competition

Ahmad Perez poses for a group shot with the Islip Town Board holding his Town Citation of Recognition

January 23rd, 2019 – Brentwood High School senior Ahmad Perez emerged as a finalist today, in the Regeneron Science Talent Search. Perez’s project, “What is Happening to Long Island Salt Marshes,” focuses on the effects of global warming on the Timber Point Salt Marshes in Great River, and Crab Meadow in Northport. The project also presented a method for restoration.


Airport Provides Breakfast for TSA Morning Shift

Supervisor Carpenter and Airport Commissioner Shelley LaRose-Arken pass off bagels and donuts to the TSA workers

January 23rd, 2019 – Supervisor Angie Carpenter, Aviation Commissioner Shelley LaRose-Arken, and Deputy Commissioner Rob Schneider, provided a breakfast of assorted bagels, cream cheese and coffee for the TSA morning crew at ISP. The airport's 50 TSA workers continue to come to work despite the government shutdown. The shutdown has had no impact on the screening operations at ISP.


Town Unveils Recent Streetscape Projects

An image of beautified sidewalk and streetlamps in Sayville

January 18th, 2019 – Streetscape projects in Sayville, West Sayville, Bayport, Bay Shore and West Islip were completed recently, adding functionality and beautification to communities within the Town of Islip. Decorative lighting, sidewalks, ADA ramps, curbs, aprons and stamped concrete have been added along Montauk Highway, Middle Road, Park Ave., Udall Rd., Candee, Gillette and Center Streets. The improvements were made possible through Suffolk County Downtown Grant funding and Town of Islip matching funds.


Islip Crews Prepare for Potential Weekend Storm

A DPW bulldozer manages a large storehouse of brine

January 17th, 2019 – Town of Islip crews are prepping storm resources, including plows, salt and brine equipment, in advance of this weekend's anticipated storm. DPW fleet mechanics are ensuring that all snow removal, as well as flood equipment is in working order, as meteorologists are calling for the potential for flooding from heavy rain.


ISP Welcomes New Signage

The new signs above the check-ins descending in order from 1 through 5

January 17th, 2019 – Long Island MacArthur Airport unveiled new signage in its main terminal and baggage claim area recently. Travelers utilizing ISP will now have fast, visual access to arrival, departure and gate information through newly installed overhead monitors around the airport.


Supervisor, Town Board Recognize Students' Athletic and Academic Achievements

Supervisor Carpenter and the Islip Town Board pose for a photo with honorees Bayport-Blue Point Volleyball team

January 16th, 2019 – Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter, along with members of the Islip Town Board, congratulated students and athletes from Islip, Brentwood and the Bayport-Blue Point school districts for outstanding athletic and academic accomplishments during the January 15 Town Board meeting.

Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen recognized the Bayport-Blue Point Girls Varsity Phantom Volleyball team, coached by Toni Mulgrave, on winning the Suffolk County Class B Championship and the Long Island Championship this season.

Also honored, the Islip High School Robotics Team-Voltage-who under the direction of Coach Erika Dannenfelser, won First Place in the Real Tech Inspire Award.


Supervisor Carpenter, Local Officials Attend Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Castella Imports

Supervisor Carpenter poses with Castella Imports Representatives and local officials with scissor and ribbon to commemorate the grand opening

January 15th, 2019 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter attended a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the opening of Castella Imports’ new headquarters. The Mediterranean food and spice company, in business for over 25 years, expanded to a larger facility located in the Heartland Business complex. CEO Chris Valsamos’ parents founded the company after immigrating to the United States from Greece. The expansion and relocation of Castella Imports was facilitated as a Town of Islip IDA project.


Supervisor Carpenter Greets Rising Cub Scouts

Supervisor Carpenter Sits at the Town Board Room meeting table for a photo with the cub scouts flanking her on either side

January 10th, 2019 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter met with six cub scouts recently, who toured Islip Town Hall as part of earning their Citizenship Achievement badge. The Cub Scouts of Troop #197 were able to learn about the duties of the Supervisor of the Town of Islip, and the role of local government.


Supervisor Carpenter Recognizes Peace Officers During Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Supervisor Carpenter Standing With Islip Park Rangers

January 9th, 2019 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter recognized Town of Islip Peace Officers during National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, Wednesday, January 9th, 2019.

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day was founded in 2015 to thank officers across the country for all the daily sacrifices they make for their communities. Concerns of Police Survivors, the FBI National Academy Associates, the Fraternal Order of Police, the International Association of Chief of Police, the Officer Down Memorial Page, Law Enforcement United, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, International Conference of Police Chaplains, National Troopers Coalition only name a few of the long list of organizations supporting inaugural day of National Law Enforcement Officers Appreciation Day. Since then, nationwide, many more organizations have joined forces to support National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.) to spread encouragement and respect to these dedicated men and women.


Islip Council Members Recognize Bay Shore Eagle Scout

Councilmembers Cohrane and O'Connor stand next to Eagle Scout Kevin Souhrada, holding the Islip Citation of Recognition

January 8th, 2019 – Town Council Members John C. Cochrane, Jr. and James P. O’Connor recently visited St. Patrick’s Church in Bay Shore, for an Eagle Scout Court of Honor celebrating the advancement of Boy Scout Kevin Souhrada to Eagle rank. Kevin, whose Court of Honor ceremony took place Sunday, January 6th, joins the proud 4% of scouts in the Boy Scouts of America to achieve the prestigious and difficult rank. Councilman Cochrane and Councilman O’Connor presented Eagle Scout Kevin Souhrada with a Town Citation of Recognition, commemorating his accomplishment.

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