LIRR Ronkonkoma/Mainline Branch Crossing Rehabilitation

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March 28th, 2019 – The LIRR has announced that repaving has been scheduled on the Ronkonkoma/Mainline Branch in the following areas:

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Long Island Housing Partnership Foreclosure Informational Sessions

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March 26th, 2019 – The New York State office of the Attorney General has provided grant funding to aid those who are or may be at risk of foreclosing on their home. The Town of Islip, in conjunction with the Long Island Housing Partnership (LIHP), will be providing informational sessions on April 2nd from 12:00pm–2:00pm, and April 9th, from 6:00pm–8:00pm, to inform Town of Islip residents of the options that may be available to them in light of the funding. Sessions will be hosted in the Auditorium at Town Hall West, located at 401 Main Street in Islip. Bilingual LIHP experts will be on hand to help answer questions. Click on the flyer below for more details.

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Town Supervisor, County Water Authority Host 'WaterTalk'

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March 19th, 2019 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, in conjunction with the SCWA, will host an open 'WaterTalk' on Monday, March 25th, to answer your questions about groundwater supply and drinking water topics. Panelists will include Joseph Pokorny, SCWA Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Operations, and Thomas Schneider, SCWW Laboratory Manager. The talk will be held from 6:00pm – 7:30pm, at the Town of Islip Housing Authority located on 963 Montauk Highway in Oakdale. See the flyer below for additional details.

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LIRR Montauk Branch Track Maintenance Between Babylon and Sayville

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March 18th, 2019 – The LIRR has announced that beginning on March 4, and continuing through May 19, 2019, track maintenance and grade crossing renewal work to improve safety and reliability will take place on the Montauk Branch, between Babylon and Sayville. Please see below for a breakdown of project scope and details.

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Central Islip Downtown Revitalization Initiative to Host Third Community Workshop

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Community Workshop Set for March 18th

March 13th, 2019 – Downtown Central Islip was selected as the winner of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) in the Long Island region. New York State’s DRI seeks to “transform communities ripe for development into vibrant neighborhoods where the next generation of New Yorkers will want to live, work, and raise a family.”

Join us at the Central Islip Senior High School Cafeteria on Monday, March 18th, 2019 for the third and final Community Workshop to learn more about this planning effort and the projects that will be recommended for state funding as part of the DRI Strategic Investment Plan. We'll also discuss what happens after the DRI Strategic Investment Plan is submitted, as well as the next steps the community can take to help spark economic vitality and generate growth in the downtown area. See the flyers below for full details.

To learn more about the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, Click HERE.

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Town of Islip, AHRC Suffolk Partner for Polar Bear Splash

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Click HERE to view the Registration Form complete with flyer and incentive rewards.

March 6th, 2019 – Are you bold enough to brave the waters of the Great South Bay in April? Then make a splash this Spring at the Town of Islip’s Polar Bear Splash at the Bay Shore Marina on Saturday, April 13 and cross “Polar Bear Splash” off your bucket list!

""AHRC Suffolk is excited to have found a partner in the Town of Islip, and looks forward to growing this fun-filled event! This is the first time we are aligning with the Town of Islip, and we couldn’t be more excited to join forces and spread our mission of inclusion and acceptance,” said Michelle Serrado, Special Event Coordinator, AHRC Suffolk..

“The Town of Islip is proud to partner with AHRC Suffolk in our first-ever Town of Islip Polar Bear Splash,” said Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “This event is sure to be a success, and we look forward to bringing the Town of Islip-AHRC Suffolk Polar Bear Splash to the Bay Shore Marina for many years to come,” said Supervisor Carpenter.

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Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs 2019 Trips!

March 5th, 2019 – The Town of Islip Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs continues to offer many wonderful day trips throughout the year for residents of various ages and interests. From guided tours through New York City, to Broadway musicals, casino day trips, dinner at Medieval Times and more, there's spring and summertime fun available for the whole family. Click on each of the flyers below to view in more detail.

Manhattan Cruise Tour
Casino Day Trips
Medieval Times
Blueberries and Bluegrass Festival
Pennsylvania Dutch Country

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Montauk Branch Track Maintenance and Renewal Work Planned

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February 26th, 2019 – The LIRR has announced that beginning on March 4, and continuing through May 19, 2019, track maintenance and grade crossing renewal work to improve safety and reliability will take place on the Montauk Branch, between Babylon and Sayville. Please see below for a breakdown of project scope and details.

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Great Wolf Lodge Indoor Water Park 2019 Day Trip

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February 26th, 2019 – Take a day trip this Spring Break to one of the largest indoor water parks in North America! Our Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs is inviting one and all to the Great Wolf Lodge Indoor Water Park in the Poconos on Thursday, April 25th, 2019 for a fun-filled day of water park festivities. Transportation, towels and a pizza buffet are included. For more information, please call (631) 224-5430. See the flyer below for full details.

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Youth Bureau Spreads the Word on 2019 "Teens for Jeans"

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February 26th, 2019 – The Town of Islip Youth Bureau is joining our local schools in sponsoring the 2019 “Teens for Jeans,” a program aimed toward collecting jeans for distribution to the nearly one million youth who are experiencing homelessness. You can help by bringing a lightly worn pair of jeans to one of the many donation centers listed in the flyer below, from now until April 19th. For more information please call the You Bureau at (631)224-5320, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Youth Bureau Announces FREE Prom Dress Boutique!

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February 26th, 2019 – Are you in need of a gown for this upcoming prom season? The Town of Islip Youth Bureau is pleased to announce their FREE Prom Dress Boutique. If you are in need of a dress, simply call the Youth Bureau at (631) 224-5320 and ask to schedule an appointment. Choose from a variety of styles and sizes, all free, to help make your prom as fabulous as possible.

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