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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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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Ozone Health Advisory for Tuesday, August 28, 2018

August 28th, 2018  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued an ozone health advisory for Tuesday, August 28, for the  Long Island Region. Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken and Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter advise that all residents, especially young children, seniors, those who exercise or are involved in strenuous outdoor work, and those with pre-existing respiratory or heart problems, limit strenuous outdoor activity. Ozone levels are often elevated after noon through early evening on hot, sunny days.

Air Quality Forecasts are available on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation website at http://www.dec.ny.gov/cfmx/extapps/aqi/aqi_forecast.cfm

Information about ozone and health is available on the New York State Department of Health website:

http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/air/ozone.htm

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Bike Safety Rodeo!

A banner image with the title Bike Safety Rodeo The Town of 

Islip In conjunction with the Suffolk County Sheriffs Office

August 27th, 2018 – Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs is calling all kids ages 3 to 10 years old, to the Greenbelt Recreation Center this Thursday, August 30th, for the Town of Islip Bike Safety Rodeo in conjunction with the Suffolk County Sheriffs Office. Riders will be taught how to safely navigate the roadways, the proper way to wear a bicycle helmet, hand signaling, bike steering and more. Admission is FREE! See the flyer above for more details.

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Bohemia Recreation Center "Crafternoon" Event

A banner image with the title Bohemia Rec Center Open House

August 27th, 2018 – Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs has announced the 2018 Bohemia Recreation Center Open House, to be hosted this Wednesday, August 29th, from 12pm - 3pm. Come meet your local community program leaders, tour the recreation center, learn about the many services available and register for programs. Crafts and activities will be available for kids. Call (631) 472-7037 for more details.

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