Tax Exemptions Deadline is March 1st

February 22nd, 2019 – Please be advised, Enhanced STAR, Senior, Veteran and Disability tax exemptions must be filed with the Town Assessor's Office by Friday, March 1st. Please call (631) 224-5585, or visit for more information.

New or recent homeowners planning to register for the STAR program can do so with the New York State. Please call (518) 457-2036 or visit

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February 12th, 2019 – Please be advised Brentwood, Central Islip, Bohemia and Ronkonkoma LEAP after school programs will be open today, February 12, 2019.

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Winter School Break Recreation Programs

Fun activities for the kids furing the February 2019 School Break!

Click HERE to view the activities packet.

February 12th, 2019 – February school break is almost here! Our Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs department has put together a list of fun-filled activities to keep your young ones busy during the winter downtime. Programs are available for children in a variety of age and grade ranges, and include cooking, crafts, painting, gym activities and more. See the packet (linked above) for more details!


Check out Rec! Recreation Centers to Host Open Houses

February 12th, 2019 – On February 22nd, 2019, stop by your local Town of Islip recreation center for an open house tour, and learn all about the numerous events and activities they have to offer. If you're unable to attend, call the rec center from the numbers listed below, and a private tour will be scheduled just for you! Please see the flyer below for a list of our Town recreation centers, their phone numbers and location.


Testing EXTENDED: Montauk Branch – Babylon


February 7th, 2019 – Please be advised: The Long Island Rail Road track safety testing on the Montauk Branch between Babylon and Montauk, previously scheduled to end today, Thursday, February 7th, has been extended one day. The program will continue tomorrow, Friday, February 8, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in order to complete the work.


Nominations Open for 2019 Women's History Celebration

Click HERE to View/Download the 2019 Nomination Packet.

Nominations open through Wednesday, February 20th.

January 10th, 2019 – The Town of Islip is currently accepting nominations for the 2019 Women’s History Celebration. The Town of Islip will recognize individuals who live and/or work in the Town of Islip, and who have made significant contributions to the Islip community. The celebration will take place at the afternoon Town Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 19th.


Town Employees to Recognize P.S. I Love You Day

A banner image noting that Supervisor Carpenter invites you to wear purple in honor of P.S. I love you day Friday, February 8th, 2019

February 6th, 2019 – P.S. I Love You Day is held every second Friday of February, making it February 8th, 2019 this year. On this day, Islip Town employees will wear purple to stand up against bullying, help end depression, and ultimately prevent suicide.

Town officials are asking residents to join in, and wear purple in the hope that as you walk around your community, school, or work office you see a sea of purple.

"We hope that you hear nothing but positive messages that make you feel special, loved, and remind you, that you are never alone-" PS I Love You Mission Statement.


Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter Announces Free CPR Training in the Town of Islip

January 31st, 2019 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter joined Suffolk County officials today to announce that the Suffolk County Department of Health Services will be offering free cardiopulmonary-resuscitation training classes for residents during the month of February in the Town of Islip. The trainings will focus on chest-compression-only CPR, which, according to the American Heart Association, has the same statistical odds of saving a person's life as traditional CPR. Classes are open to teenagers and adults.

“February is Heart Health Month, and serves as an important reminder to make intelligent lifestyle choices, including exercise and eating right,” said Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “Enrolling in a life-saving training course however, could be one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make, and we’re proud to be a part of this invaluable program.”


Strong Winter Weather/Hazardous Conditions Predicted for Evening Commute

A satellie or map representation of the tri-state area denoting the are of long island as under wind and wind chill advisory with surrounding waters under gale and freezing spray advisory

January 30th, 2019 – Please be advised, strong winter weather is expected to begin in our area around 4:00 pm today, consisting of strong winds and gusts around 49 mph. Snow accumulation is being predicated at approximately 1/2 inch.


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