Supervisor, Local Officials Welcome KIC Junior Commissioners

Supervisor Carpenter in the background swearing in the KIC members as in the foreground they face her and raise their right hands

October 15th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Town Councilman James P. O’Connor recently joined with Nancy Cochran, KIC Executive Director, and the KIC Executive Board at an induction ceremony welcoming new junior commissioners to Keep Islip Clean. The inductees, all students from local high schools, were sworn in under oath by Supervisor Carpenter, and presented Town Certificates of Recognition from both the Supervisor and the Councilman. Over forty students in total were inducted into the program, representing Bay Sore, Bayport – Bluepoint, Brentwood, Central Islip, Connetquot, East Islip, Hauppauge, Islip, Sayville, and West Islip high schools.

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Two Town Councilwomen Place in Northwell Run

Councilwoman Trish Bergen and Councilwoman Mullen at the finish line.

October 5th, 2018 – Two Islip Town Councilwomen placed in the Northwell Health Great South Bay Run recently. Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen took Third Place overall in the 13.1 Half Marathon and Councilwoman Trish Bergin took Sixth Place in her age category.

The 34th Annual Northwell Health Great South Bay Run features three USA Track and Field certified run courses; 13.1 Half Marathon, a 10K Run and a 5K Family Fun Run. Each race begins and ends at the Bay Shore Marina Park with a course that continues through historic Bay Shore downtown, along Brightwaters Lakes, Cascades and Canals. The race finishes with an unobstructed view of Fire Island and the Great South Bay.

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Town Officials Quickly Respond in Tornado Aftermath

Supervisor Carpenter, DPS Commissioner Owens, and Public Safety Commisioner D'Amico discuss the damages

October 3rd, 2018 – Personnel from the Town of Islip's Departments of Public Works, Public Safety and Fire Marshal's office, quickly responded in the early hours Wednesday morning to calls of downed trees in the hamlet of Ronkonkoma. The National Weather Service later determined the cause to be a minor tornado. Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was on scene early Wednesday morning to meet with Tom Owens, Commissioner, DPW, Anthony D'Amico, Commissioner, Public Safety, and representatives from the Fire Marshal's Office, to ensure residents' safety, and to assess the damage left behind in the wake of the tornado.

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Islip Town Lights Cupola Pink Recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A split image, on the left side Supervisor Carpenter and representatives from local Breast Cancer Coalitions prepare to press the light activating lever, on the right, a picture of the lit cupola at night, in brillant pink

October 1st, 2018 – Islip Town officials lit the Town Hall Cupola for the first time in the Town’s 335 history Monday evening, in recognition of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Cupola was illuminated in pink LED lights at 6 pm as local, state and county officials gathered with civic leaders, chamber leaders and breast cancer survivors to mark the beginning of a month-long awareness campaign dedicated to breast cancer prevention.

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Islip Youth Bureau Donates Over 100 Backpacks with Support from Local Businesses

A tri-image of Supervisor Carpenter and Yoth Bureau Executive Director Tim Mare holding backpacks and shcool items, an image of students receiving backpacks and supplies at school, and a group photo of all the students who received school supplies, holding up their bags smiling

October 1st, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter met with Islip Youth Bureau Executive Director Tim Mare, in recognition of the recent success of the 2018 Back to School Supply Drive. Backpacks, notebooks, crayons and many other school supplies were generously donated by residents and businesses from across the Islip community, to aid local students returning to school.

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Town Board Recognizes Hispanic Heritage Community Leaders

Supervisor Carpenter and members of the Islip Town Board stand with Honoree Kelvin Carrion

September 30th, 2018 – The Islip Town Board celebrated Hispanic Heritage, paying tribute to five community leaders and recognizing the artist of the month at the September Town Board meeting. Artist Kelvin Carrion was presented with a certificate recognizing his display, "Cuba Series." This collection is a compilation of random moments of people, time and place known as Street Photography, and was captured during Carrion's recent visit to Havana, Cuba.

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Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) Begins Stress Free_Wi-Fi on the Fly


September 27, 2018 – Customers will now enjoy unlimited free Wi-Fi when traveling at MacArthur Airport. Angie Carpenter, Islip Town Supervisor, and Shelley LaRose-Arken, Airport Commissioner, formally launched the service today along with elected officials, business leaders, and local travel industry stakeholders.

MacArthur Airport is competing with NYC airports who were ranked among the lowest nationwide in customer satisfaction, according to a recent survey released by J.D. Powers September 19. “MacArthur Airport, unlike our NYC competitors, will offer ISP Stress Free_Wi-Fi to all customers, said Angie Carpenter, Town of Islip Supervisor. We are committed to providing an excellent customer experience at MacArthur Airport.”

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Town Authorizes Demolition of Unsafe Central Islip Property

The house pre-demo, with bulldozer in the infront of it and caution tape in the foreground

September 25th, 2018 – A property in Central Islip was demolished this week, after the Town's Chief Building Inspector determined the structure to be in imminent danger of collapsing. The property suffered fire damage, years of neglect and disrepair resulting in structural failure. The home and detached garage constitute a nuisance, and present a fire, safety, and health hazard, according to the inspector.

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Thousands Turn Out for Islip Town's 2nd Annual SeaFest


September 25th, 2018 – Thousands turned out for the Town of Islip's 2nd Annual SeaFest Saturday at the Bay Shore Marina. Blue skies and warm temperatures created the perfect outdoor atmosphere for a day on the Great South Bay, filled with specialty food trucks, boutiques, craft beer and LIVE music by The Dirty Vice Band..

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Supervisor Carpenter Accepts 2018 Partner America Small Business Advocate Award


September 21st, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was recognized by the United States Conference of Mayors this week, and presented with the 2018 Partner America Small Business Advocate Award for her support and work on behalf of the small business community. The USCM is a non-partisan organization representing the 1,408 cities of America with populations of 30,000 or more, which aims to promote the development of effective urban policy in the areas of education, immigration, infrastructure, and energy in order to foster citywide growth.

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Girl Scouts, Town Officials Unveil All-Inclusive Swing


September 20th, 2018 – Girl Scout Troop 3061 and its leaders, joined with Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter at the unveiling of a new Freedom ADA swing at the Bohemia Recreation Center this week. The new all-inclusive swing was made possible in part through cookie sales by Girl Scout Troop 3061. Islip Town Councilman James O'Connor, Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen, Tom Owens, Commissioner Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs and DPW, Legislator Tom Cilmi, along with Girl Scout leaders and troop members celebrated the unveiling of the swing with a ribbon-cutting. The Girl Scouts also conducted a beautification project, by planting fall flowers under the Bohemia Recreation Park sign.

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Islip Comptroller Recognized at Bi-County Legislative Breakfast

Comptroller Joseph Ludwig Stands with Supervisor Carpenter and Representatives from LICA holding his award

September 14th, 2018 – Town of Islip Comptroller Joseph Ludwig was recognized by the Long Island Contractor’s Association, Inc. recently, at the 2018 Bi-County Legislative Breakfast honoring outstanding local leaders who oversee and manage municipal audit and financial controls. The breakfast featured a keynote address from New York State Comptroller Thomas. P. DiNapoli, as well as a round table discussion led by Suffolk County Comptroller John J. Kennedy and Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman.

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Islip, England Day Declared with British Flag Raising


September 13th, 2018 – Islip Town paid tribute to its sister city, Islip, Northamptonshire, England with the raising of the British Flag Wednesday in front of Islip Town Hall. Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined by Tom Love, former councilman from the Town of Islip, England who was on hand for the flag raising during a recent visit to Long Island. The Supervisor declared September 12, “Islip England Day” in the Town of Islip.

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More than 100 Run for Miles of Hope 5K


September 12th, 2018 – The inclement weather didn’t stop the more than 150 runners and walkers who turned out on Sunday, September 9th for the 4th Annual Islip Breast Cancer Coalition Miles of Hope 5K. Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined by Islip Town Board members James O’Connor and Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen, who took home First Place overall in the 5K.

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Islip Supervisor Throws Opening Pitch at Long Island Ducks Breast Cancer Awareness Night


September 4th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter recently visited Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip for the Long Island Ducks' 13th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Night and Jersey Auction. Supervisor Carpenter was invited onto the field to throw out the honorary first pitch of the game.

“It’s locally driven partnerships such as these, which allow us as a community, to develop the support necessary to wage our fight against breast cancer,” said Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “I want to extend my gratitude to the Long Island Ducks for their continued support in raising awareness, as well as to all the local breast cancer organizations whose volunteers provide invaluable care and comfort to survivors, and to those currently battling the disease. Together we can strike-out breast cancer,” the Supervisor added.

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Islip Supervisor, Town Officials Unveil 3rd Ave. Paving in Brentwood


August 30th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined by Town Councilman James P. O'Connor, DPW and Parks Commissioner Tom Owens and members of his staff, at the Brentwood Recreation Center recently to announce the completion of the paving project along 3rd Avenue in Brentwood. The project is part of an ongoing effort throughout the Town of Islip to improve the Town’s infrastructure and to resurface and beautify its roadways.

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