Moody’s Reaffirms Islip’s Aaa Rating For A 3rd Time

October 9th, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter is pleased to announce that recently, Moody’s Analytics, Inc. reaffirmed the Town’s financial Aaa status with a stable outlook for the third consecutive time. The Town’s rating was first upgraded in March 2016 to Aaa, was reaffirmed Aaa in September 2016, again in September 2017, and for a third time in October 2018.

The rating agency announced in its Aaa reassignment, “Moody’s Investors Service has assigned a Aaa to Islip’s $14.6 million Various Purpose Serial Bonds.” Moody’s also maintains the Town’s Aaa issuer rating on the Town’s outstanding debt. This very positive “Aaa rating reflects Islip’s strong credit profile, including a healthy financial position, large tax base poised for future growth, above-average wealth and incomes, and manageable debt.” The investor service also noted that, “The stable outlook reflects the expectation of continued strong operations given prudent management and continued growth and diversification in the local economy.”

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Holiday Train Show - New York Botanical Gardens

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September 28th, 2018 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs invites you to come see the beautiful New York Botanical Gardens Holiday Train show on Thursday, November 29th. Start off the 2018 holiday season with a magical tour of the train show and enjoy 250 acres of Winter Wonderland displays located throughout the gardens. To register please call (631) 224-5430. See the flyer below for more details!"

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Christmas in New York City - The Grinch Live!

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September 28th, 2018 – Join Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs for Christmas in New York City featuring Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical" live at Madison Square Garden, December 27th. Following the show, enjoy time on your own for dinner and a chance to explore the city's holiday sights. Admission is $108 per resident. To register please call (631) 224-5430. See the flyer below for more details!

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Christmas Spectacular Holiday Trip - December 5th

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September 28th, 2018 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs invites one and all to New York City this Holiday Season for the Christmas Spectacular featuring the Radio City Rockettes! Following the show, enjoy time on your own to see the sights, grab a bite to eat, shop for the holidays or even go ice skating. Admission is $125 per resident. See the flyer below for more details!"

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Suffolk Health Commissioner Reports One Additional Case of West Nile Virus

Health officials remind residents to eliminate standing water on their property

September 25th, 2018 – Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken today reported the confirmation of one new case of West Nile virus in Suffolk County. The individual is a resident of the Town of Islip who is under the age of 55. The patient became ill on September 1 and was hospitalized for a short time and then discharged.

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Town of Islip 2018 Rabies Vaccination Clinic

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August 27th, 2018 – The Town of Islip Animal Shelter & Adopt-a-Pet Center has announced the 2018 Rabies Vaccination Clinic, to be hosted Saturday, September 29th, from 9:00 am through 2:00 pm. Rain or shine, bring your pet to the front lawn of Town Hall West located at 401 Main Street in Islip to have your dogs, cats or ferrets vaccinated FREE of charge. Dog Licensing and microchipping will also be available for an additional fee. Please see the flyer below for more details.

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New York City Adventure 2018 - Wax Museum & More!


September 24th, 2018 – Town of Islip Cultural Affairs invites you on a New York City Adventure to be held Thursday, November 1st, 2018. Hop aboard a stylish coach bus and make your way to New York City where you'll stop at Madame Tussauds Celebrity Wax Museum located in the heart of Times Square. Take a selfie with the likeness of your favorite celebrity, then get ready for a 4D showing of the groundbreaking Marvel Avengers. After the movie, enjoy a bite to eat at the famous Hard Rock Cafe. Tickets are $95 per resident.

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Resident Guide to Emergency & Hurricane Preparedness

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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.

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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.

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  1. Remembering September 11th
  2. Twenty-Two Beaches Closed to Bathing - Four beaches remain closed
  3. Town of Islip 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
  4. Become an Islip Animal Shelter Volunteer!
  5. Suffolk County Issues Advisory against Bathing at 62 Beaches Due to Heavy Rainfall
  6. Bay Shore Marina Without Power Wednesday September 5th
  7. Suffolk County Mosquito Treatment - August 28th Update
  8. Byron Lake Pool, Roberto Clemente Pool, Ship Wreck Cove Spray Park Hours Extended Due to Heat Wave
  9. Ozone Health Advisory for Tuesday, August 28, 2018
  10. Bike Safety Rodeo!
  11. Bohemia Recreation Center "Crafternoon" Event
  12. Islip Summer Fun Series - Make a "Splash" at Date Night
  13. Welcome to the New Roberto Clemente Park Pool
  14. Suffolk County Issues Ground Treatment for Mosquitoes
  15. Family Fun Night - Roberto Clemente Pool Grand Opening
  16. Suffolk County Health Issues Aerial Larvicide Notice
  17. LIRR Double Track Project - Additional Weekday Track Outages
  18. Robert Clemente Pool Hours of Operation August 2018
  19. Islip Summer Fun Series - Country with a "Kick"
  20. Clear the Shelters Pet Adoption Event
  21. Islip Summer Fun Series - "Sing" at Talent Show
  22. The Beach Closure Issued for West Oaks Recreation Club Beach Has Been Lifted
  23. Paws for a Cause - Dog Fashion Show
  24. Suffolk County Issues Advisory against Bathing at 60 Beaches Due to Heavy Rainfall
  25. Suffolk County Public Works Issues Aerial Mosquito Larvicide Notice
  26. Islip Summer Fun Series - Classic Rock
  27. Ozone Health Advisory for Friday, August 10, 2018
  28. Seven New Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus
  29. Youth Bureau Hosts School Supply Drive
  30. Islip Summer Fun Series - Cars!
  31. LIRR Double Track Project - August 13th through 31st
  32. Rainfall-Related Beach Advisory Lifted
  33. Cultural Affairs Announces Summer Circus Camp 2018
  34. Suffolk County Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at 35 Beaches
  35. LIRR Double Track Project - August 9th
  36. Suffolk County Announces Ground Spraying for Adult Mosquitoes
  37. Bay Beaches, Pools and Spray Park Hours Extended
  38. Supervisor Urges Precautions During Heat Wave
  39. Islip Summer Fun Series - Date Knight & Day
  40. 12 New Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus - Residents and vsitors are advised to take precautions
  41. Islip Summer Fun Series - Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! Robots!
  42. Teen Financial Fitness Program
  43. Islip Summer Fun Series - Jazz & Blues Date Night
  44. Islip Summer Fun Series - Science Fun, For Everyone
  45. LIRR Double Track Project - August 1st *CANCELED*
  46. LIRR Double Track Project - Month of August
  47. Islip Summer Fun Series - Date Night "Oldies"
  48. 'Short Flight. Long Island' Campaign Raises Awareness for Travelers in Baltimore-Washington D.C.
  49. Islip Summer Fun Series Relocated Monday, July 23rd
  50. Supervisor Carpenter Reports: Town Lifeguards Keep Watchful Eye as Bathing Returns to Normal