Family Fun: Chef Rob's Seasonal Favorites Cooking Class


January 7th, 2019 – Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invite you for some family fun at Chef Rob's Seasonal Favorites Cooking Class demo, with four dates from January through April. Spread the joy of cooking with the whole family, and learn to make seasonal delights such as Irish soda bread muffins and much more. All ages welcome. $10 per person. See the flyer below for full details.

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Islip Town Supervisor Announces FREE Smoking Cessation Classes

January 7th, 2019 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter is encouraging residents who use tobacco products to start 2019 on a healthy note by signing up for FREE smoking cessation classes. The classes, offered by the Suffolk County Department of Health in conjunction with Good Samaritan Hospital, will begin in late January. The Learn to Be…Tobacco Free program offers assistance with planning, support, counseling and provides over-the-counter medications to participants who are medically eligible.

“Cigarette smoking is one of the toughest habits to break,” said Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “I urge anyone who currently uses tobacco or e-cigarettes to sign up for this FREE course. Give the gift of health to yourself and to your loved ones this year, by quitting smoking in 2019,” she added.

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Winter Yard Waste Collection Begins January 7th

January 4th, 2019 –This upcoming week is the start of the Town of Islip’s Christmas Tree/Winter Unlimited Yard Waste Collection. The program will run for 2 weeks from January 7th through January 18th. A second truck will collect trees and yard waste separately from your garbage. Please refer to your seasonal mailing card or the Town’s Information Dashboard for your winter yard waste collection day and eligibility requirements.

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Suffolk County to Host Septic Improvement Program Information Session

December 28th, 2018 – Please be advised: Suffolk County is hosting an information session about the County’s Septic Improvement Program on Friday, January 4th, from 10 am. to 12 pm. at the Department of Health Services in Yaphank.

Nitrogen pollution from cesspools and septic systems has been identified as the largest single cause of degraded water quality contributing to beach closures, restrictions on shell fishing, toxic algae blooms and massive fish kills. For homeowners close to surface waters in Suffolk County, nitrogen can rapidly reach surface waters where it contributes to degradation of our marshes, bays, and beaches. Even inland, nitrogen from septic systems will eventually reach the groundwater and surface waters.

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Attention Islip Town Residential Property Owners

December 28th, 2018 – New York State has notified that a total of 589 Islip residential properties were erroneously issued a STAR Credit Check by the State in October of 2018. The December 2018 tax bills for these properties also reflect a STAR exemption benefit equal to the STAR Credit check. A property can not obtain both the STAR exemption and the STAR Credit. If you receive a bill from the State seeking reimbursement from the State for the amount of the STAR credit check, and you have questions, please call the State at (518) 457-5434 or www.tax.ny.gov. Inquiries requiring special attention may be directed to Town offices at (631) 224-5585 or (631) 224-5058.

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Fall Yard Waste Collection Change Reminder

December 17th, 2018 – Please be advised that the Town’s Unlimited Yard Waste Collection has now ended. Sanitation crews will accept 6 bags, pails or bundles of yard waste under 50lbs, 4’x2’x2’ with your garbage on your regular scheduled collection days only. The Winter Unlimited Yard Waste Collection will begin the week of January 7th. Please refer to your seasonal mailing card or the Town’s Information Dashboard for your winter yard waste collection days.

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DRI Central Islip Public Meeting & Call for Projects Update

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December 17th, 2018 – Please be advised that the second public meeting for the Central Islip DRI project has been rescheduled from Wednesday, January 9 to Monday, February 4 from 6:00-8:00 pm. (Central Islip High School cafeteria, 85 Wheeler Road).

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Fall Yard Waste End of Program Reminder

December 7th, 2018 – The upcoming week ending Saturday, December 15th, will be the last week of the Town’s Unlimited Fall Yard Waste Collection. As of Monday December 17th, sanitation crews will collect 6 bags, pails or bundles of yard waste under 50lbs, 4’x2’x2’ with your garbage on your regular scheduled collection days.

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2018 Animal Shelter Holiday Toy Drive

7th Annual Holiday Toy Drive at the Animal Shelter to be held December 8th

November 29th, 2018 – The Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center will be holding its 7th Annual Holiday Toy Drive on Saturday, December 8th. Come down to the shelter between 11:00am and 2:30pm and help fill the stockings (and wishes) of the animals this holiday. Dog, cat and bunny toys, along with treats, collars, and of course "furever" homes, are wanted! See the flyer below for complete details, and help make 2018 the best holiday these animals can have. Visit their Facebook page here.

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5th Annual Festival of Trees to be Hosted Dec. 6th!

Supervisor Carpenter, Director of Personnel Arthurt Abbate, and Northwell Health Representatives pose for a group photo

November 29th, 2018 – The Festival of Trees is returning for its fifth year on Thursday, December 6th. Join in the festivities by sponsoring a tree, and show off your decorating skills! Hot cocoa and holiday fun will be provided. See the flyer below for full details.

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