Resident Guide to Emergency & Hurricane Preparedness

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September 13th, 2018 – Hurricane season is upon us. Please download a copy of our Hurricane Preparedness Checklist and Guide. Be sure to sign-up to our eAlert system, to stay informed on important news, updates and emergency information in the Town of Islip.

Click HERE to download the Emergency Guide
Click HERE to Sign-up for eAlerts

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2018 Shelter's Choice Awards & Adoptathon

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September 4th, 2018 – The Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center invites ones and all to the 2018 Shelter's Choice Awards and Adoptathon to be hosted Saturday, September 15th from 11am to 3pm. Come see our all-star dogs walk the red carpet and receive dog bone awards for different categories that you, the public, get to vote on!

Dog and cat adoptions fees will be discounted in celebration of the event. Even if you are unable to adopt, come down for the show, take part in the raffles, and check out what our vendors have to offer.


Twenty-Two Beaches Closed to Bathing - Four beaches remain closed

September 10th, 2018  The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has closed 22 beaches to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels that exceed acceptable criteria. In addition, four beaches that had closed earlier this season remain closed. In total, 26 beaches are closed to bathing. Please see the below table for a list of affected beaches in and around our area.


Town of Islip 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

Announcing the 9/11 Memorial Ceremony to be hosted outside Islip Town Hall on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 at 5pm

September 5th, 2018 – Please Join us Tuesday 9/11/2018 for our annual September 11th Memorial Ceremony. The service will begin at 5:00 pm in Veterans Memorial Park, outside Islip Town Hall.

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Become an Islip Animal Shelter Volunteer!

Flyer reading Volunteers Wanted! with paw prints and 2 shelter dogs

September 7th, 2018 – Are you an expert Dog Walker or Cat Cuddler? Would you like to be? The Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center is calling all animal lovers 18 years of age or older to help bring care and support to our shelter animals by becoming a volunteer. There is nothing more rewarding than helping an animal in need!


Suffolk County Issues Advisory against Bathing at 62 Beaches Due to Heavy Rainfall

September 7th, 2018 – Due to the heavy rainfall that occurred last night, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 62 beaches. The advisory is based on the potential that the presence of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards will impact these areas. The beaches covered by the advisory are located in areas that are heavily influenced by stormwater runoff from the surrounding watersheds and/or adjacent tributaries, and because of their location in an enclosed embayment, experience limited tidal flushing. Please see the below table for a list of affected beaches in and around our area.


Bay Shore Marina Without Power Wednesday September 5th

September 4th, 2018Attention Boaters: Please be advised that due to an unanticipated electrical failure, the Bay Shore marina will be without power from approximately 9am to 9pm on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

In order to restore power, a new transformer will be installed ASAP. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and thank you for your cooperation while we work to reach a speedy resolution.

For questions or concerns, please call the Town of Islip Parks Department at (631)224-5648.

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Suffolk County Mosquito Treatment - August 28th Update

August 28th, 2018  Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works is planning to treat sections of the following communities as part of its ongoing annual effort to control adult mosquitoes. Please review the below information to view how this treatment may be applied in or around our area.


Byron Lake Pool, Roberto Clemente Pool, Ship Wreck Cove Spray Park Hours Extended Due to Heat Wave

August 28th, 2018 – Due to the high heat index for both today, Tuesday August 28th, and tomorrow, Wednesday August 29th, the Town of Islip has extended the hours of operation at Byron Lake Pool, Roberto Clemente Pool and Ship Wreck Cove Spray Park. All 3 water destinations will remain open until 6:45 pm.

To learn more about how the entire family can remain safe during the heat wave, please review the following precautions: click HERE.

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More Articles...

  1. Ozone Health Advisory for Tuesday, August 28, 2018
  2. Town of Islip 2018 Rabies Vaccination Clinic
  3. Bike Safety Rodeo!
  4. Bohemia Recreation Center "Crafternoon" Event
  5. Islip Summer Fun Series - Make a "Splash" at Date Night
  6. Welcome to the New Roberto Clemente Park Pool
  7. Suffolk County Issues Ground Treatment for Mosquitoes
  8. Family Fun Night - Roberto Clemente Pool Grand Opening
  9. Suffolk County Health Issues Aerial Larvicide Notice
  10. LIRR Double Track Project - Additional Weekday Track Outages
  11. Now Accepting Nominations for the 2018 Italian American Heritage Celebration
  12. Robert Clemente Pool Hours of Operation August 2018
  13. Islip Summer Fun Series - Country with a "Kick"
  14. Clear the Shelters Pet Adoption Event
  15. Islip Summer Fun Series - "Sing" at Talent Show
  16. The Beach Closure Issued for West Oaks Recreation Club Beach Has Been Lifted
  17. Paws for a Cause - Dog Fashion Show
  18. Suffolk County Issues Advisory against Bathing at 60 Beaches Due to Heavy Rainfall
  19. Suffolk County Public Works Issues Aerial Mosquito Larvicide Notice
  20. Islip Summer Fun Series - Classic Rock
  21. Ozone Health Advisory for Friday, August 10, 2018
  22. Seven New Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus
  23. Youth Bureau Hosts School Supply Drive
  24. Islip Summer Fun Series - Cars!
  25. LIRR Double Track Project - August 13th through 31st
  26. Rainfall-Related Beach Advisory Lifted
  27. Cultural Affairs Announces Summer Circus Camp 2018
  28. Suffolk County Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at 35 Beaches
  29. LIRR Double Track Project - August 9th
  30. Suffolk County Announces Ground Spraying for Adult Mosquitoes
  31. Bay Beaches, Pools and Spray Park Hours Extended
  32. Supervisor Urges Precautions During Heat Wave
  33. Islip Summer Fun Series - Date Knight & Day
  34. 12 New Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus - Residents and vsitors are advised to take precautions
  35. Islip Summer Fun Series - Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! Robots!
  36. Teen Financial Fitness Program
  37. Islip Summer Fun Series - Jazz & Blues Date Night
  38. Islip Summer Fun Series - Science Fun, For Everyone
  39. LIRR Double Track Project - August 1st *CANCELED*
  40. LIRR Double Track Project - Month of August
  41. Islip Summer Fun Series - Date Night "Oldies"
  42. 'Short Flight. Long Island' Campaign Raises Awareness for Travelers in Baltimore-Washington D.C.
  43. Islip Summer Fun Series Relocated Monday, July 23rd
  44. Supervisor Carpenter Reports: Town Lifeguards Keep Watchful Eye as Bathing Returns to Normal
  45. Roberto Clemente Park Pool Reaches Homestretch
  46. Islip Summer Fun Series - Christmas in July!
  47. "Date Night" Canceled Due to Weather Forecasts
  48. Islip Summer Fun Series - Date Night Rom-Com
  49. Islip Summer Fun Series - Under the Sea
  50. Children's Financial Fitness Program

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