12 New Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus - Residents and vsitors are advised to take precautions

August 3rd, 2018 – Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken and Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter announced today that 12 new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans,were collected between July 23 and July 29th, from Dix Hills (1), Northport (1), West Babylon (3), and Huntington (3), Huntington Station (1), West Islip (2), East Hampton(1). To date, the county has confirmed 35 mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile Virus. To date, there are no human cases.

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Islip Summer Fun Series - Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! Robots!

a flyer announcing the family night at the islip summer fun series, showing the movie Robots as the Central Islip Rec Center

August 2nd, 2018 – Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! Robots! Join us inside the Central Islip Recreation Center this Monday, August 6th, for Family Night at the Islip Summer Fun Series. Beat the heat indoors and learn to recycle with robot themed crafts and games. Food trucks will be ready to take your order starting at 5 pm, followed by the 2005 computer-animated adventure film, "Robots." Admission is FREE.

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Teen Financial Fitness Program

A flyer announcing a Finanical Fitness Program for Teens Thursday, August 2nd, 2019 at 11am, to be held at 401 Main Street in Islip.

August 1st, 2018 – The Town of Islip invites all teenagers 12-19 years of age, to 401 Main Street in Islip, Thursday, August 2nd at 11 am, for an education in personal finance! The program will run for approximately 30 minutes, and will introduce teens to bank services. Following the lesson all are welcome to stay for a showing of "Blank Check" (PG) in our recently renovated theater. No registration is required.

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Islip Summer Fun Series - Jazz & Blues Date Night

Flyer outlining the July 31st, 2018 Date Night concert with jazz band Sympatico at Casamento Park

July 27th, 2018 – Come down to Casamento Park in West Islip this Tuesday, July 31st for Date Night at the Islip Summer Fun Series! Enjoy blues/jazz band "Sympatico" under the stars, alongside specialty food trucks, trivia games and more. Admission is FREE.

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Islip Summer Fun Series - Science Fun, For Everyone

A flyer outlining the July 30th, 2018 Family Movie Night at Brookwood Hall

July 26th, 2018 – This Monday, July 30th, join us for a science themed evening, as Family Night at the Islip Summer Fun Series returns. Take part in cool science experiments and activities, followed by a nighttime showing of Disney's "Flubber." Admission is FREE. Full details below.

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LIRR Double Track Project - August 1st *CANCELED*

Update 7/31: The LIRR has canceled the below scheduled work
due to weather forecast in our area.

July 30th, 2018 – The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will permanently pave the North Peters Boulevard grade crossing in Central Islip in response to community concern about the crossing. Work is scheduled for this Wednesday, August 1st, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This work will improve the ride quality and track stability through the crossing. Please review the below information to see how this work will affect traveling in or around our area.

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LIRR Double Track Project - Month of August

July 26th, 2018 – During the month of August, the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will continue ongoing track work and other construction in preparation for completion of the Double Track Project between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma. The LIRR Double Track Project will improve service and reliability on the LIRR’s Ronkonkoma Branch. It will reduce delays and enable more off peak service in both directions. Please review the below information to see how this work will affect traveling in or around our area.

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Islip Summer Fun Series - Date Night "Oldies"

A flyer outlining the July 24th date night oldies concert event at Brookwood hall at 7:30pm

July 20th, 2018 – Date Night returns playing all the classic hits as the Islip Summer Fun Series continues this Tuesday, July 24th. Join us at Brookwood Hall and enjoy music from the 50's and 60's, played by "oldies" experts NY Exception. Food trucks and trivia games will kick-off the fun, with the concert starting at 7:30 pm. Admission is FREE!

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'Short Flight. Long Island' Campaign Raises Awareness for Travelers in Baltimore-Washington D.C.

Header image with Town seal and Discover Long Island Logo

July 23, 2018 – Following the launch of “Short Flight. Long Island.” in April 2018, Discover Long Island and Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) today released post-campaign results that showcase an increase in positive awareness about Long Island as a destination, and Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) for accessibility.

The six-week cooperative campaign produced over 18M impressions through digital and social media assets, with highlights including a Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) Wi-Fi take over, advertising platforms at highly trafficked metro stations across D.C. and Maryland, and bike share kiosk promotion in the D.C. market. Pre- and post- campaign surveys were conducted to establish benchmarks for consumer awareness and perception, allowing Long Island to successfully track engagement.

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Islip Summer Fun Series Relocated Monday, July 23rd

flyer showing that the event was relocated to the Central Islip Recreation Center, No vendors will be present

July 23rd, 2018 – Due to the unpredictable weather forecast, tonight's Christmas in July celebration will be held indoors at the Brentwood Library. Read the updated details in the flyer above.

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Supervisor Carpenter Reports: Town Lifeguards Keep Watchful Eye as Bathing Returns to Normal

July 20th, 2018 – Islip Town beaches remain open today with no reported shark sightings, as bathers, waders and swimmers return to ocean waters in the aftermath of two incidents earlier this week. Town of Islip lifeguards resumed their posts for the second day Friday with a heightened awareness, after two children were bit Wednesday morning by what NYSDEC determined were sand sharks in Sailor’s Haven and Atlantique. The children were treated at area hospitals for non-life-threatening injuries and released. Lifeguards are keeping a watchful eye on the ocean as the weekend draws near.

“I am so thankful to our ocean lifeguards for acting within a split second. We are grateful that the two children who were bitten are going to be fine,” said Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter.

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  13. Summer Fun Series Kicks Off July 2nd
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  17. In Memory of Former Supervisor Frank R. Jones
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  20. Trail Rides at Connetquot State Park Preserve
  21. 2018 Horseback Summer Riding Camp
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  24. Shredding Day to be Held June 9th
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  31. Town of Islip 8th Annual CEO Summit to be Held June 14th
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  41. Brentwood Open Gym Canceled for Tuesday April 10th
  42. Islip Town Receiver of Taxes Issues Tax Reminder
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  45. Spring Fling Egg Hunt Rescheduled
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  47. Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Announce 2018 Walking Tour
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