Islip Summer Fun Series - Country with a "Kick"

A flyer announcing Country music night at the Islip Summer Fun Series on Tuesday, August 18th

August 17th, 2018 – This Tuesday, August 21st, mosey on down to the Holbrook Country Club for live music by country rockers "Six Gun." Enjoy a concert under the stars, and chow down on delicious bites from specialty food trucks, ready to serve you starting at 5 pm. Admission is FREE!

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Clear the Shelters Pet Adoption Event

NBC Logo with Pit-mix Zeus smiling at the camera

August 9th, 2018 – Join us on Saturday, August 18th for our annual 2018 "Clear the Shelters" pet adoption event in conjunction with NBC Universal and Telemundo, at the Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center. Come fall in love with any of the 25 cats/kittens, 61 dogs, 5 rabbits, or pair-bonded guinea pigs, and bring them home at reduced cost adoption fees.

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Islip Summer Fun Series - "Sing" at Talent Show

A Flyer announcing the Talent Show and Sing film showing on Monday August 20th, as part of the ongoing Islip Summer Fun Series

August 16th, 2018 – Enter the mini talent show and show off your skills at the Islip Summer Fun Series, this Monday, August 20th. Join us at Casamento Park in West Islip and show off your special talent, take part in karaoke, or enjoy plenty of games and crafts. Food trucks will be ready to take your orders starting at 5 pm. Stay until dark for the nighttime showing of the 2016 family-comedy "Sing." Admission is FREE!

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The Beach Closure Issued for West Oaks Recreation Club Beach Has Been Lifted

August 15th, 2018  Suffolk County Department of Health Services has announced that the beach closure issued for West Oaks Recreation Club Beach, in the Town of Islip, has been lifted, as results of recent samples show the water quality to be within acceptable levels. Twenty-five beaches remain closed to bathing following continued heavy rainfall producing bacteria levels that exceeding acceptable criteria. Please review the list of closed beaches below:

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Paws for a Cause - Dog Fashion Show

A Banner Image with the Paws for a Cause text and footprint logo, complete with time and date of the Sunday, September 30th, 2018 1-4pm Dog Fashion Show Event at the YMCA Boulton Center for Performing Arts located at 37 W. Main Street in Bay Shore.

August 14th, 2018 – Come find your new "fur-ever" friend as L.I. Against Domestic Violence partners with the Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center on September 30th, to provide an adoption meet & greet and Dog Fashion Show. A fun, family-friendly event with raffles, prizes, training demonstrations and more, join LIADV at the YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts as they raise awareness and funds for the connection between domestic violence and animal abuse. "Because no one should have to choose between their safety and the safety of their pet."

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Suffolk County Issues Advisory against Bathing at 60 Beaches Due to Heavy Rainfall

August 13th, 2018– Due to heavy rainfall that occurred yesterday and today, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 60 beaches. 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. 

The department recommends that bathing and other water contact be suspended in affected areas until the waters have been flushed by two successive tidal cycles (at least a 24 hour period) after the rain has ended. If heavy rains persist beyond today or sampling done by the Department finds elevated bacterial numbers persisting beyond the 24-hour period, this advisory will remain in effect. Please review the list below to see how this may affect bathing in our area.

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Suffolk County Public Works Issues Aerial Mosquito Larvicide Notice

August 13th, 2018  The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae. Should weather conditions prevent completion of the work, it will be continued on the next suitable day. Please review the below information to see how this treatment will be applied in our area.

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Islip Summer Fun Series - Classic Rock

A Flyer announcing the date night concert of rock band The John Jason Band to be held at the Bay Shore Marina on August 14th, 2018

August 10th, 2018 – Enjoy a concert under the stars with live music from classic rockers "The John Jason Band" this Tuesday, August 14th, as Date Night continues at the Islip Summer Fun Series. Order snacks from the on-site concession stand, test your knowledge in one of many trivia games, and stay for the nighttime concert, starting at 7:30 pm. As with every event in our Summer Fun Series: Admission is FREE!

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Ozone Health Advisory for Friday, August 10, 2018

August 10th, 2018 – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued an ozone health advisory today for the  Long Island Region (Nassu and Suffolk Counties). 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.

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Seven New Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

August 10th, 2018 –  Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken announced today that seven new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans,were collected between July 30 and August 5, from Dix Hills (1), West Babylon (1), and Huntington (2), Northport (1), Lindenhurst (1), East Hampton(1). In addition, one dead bird has tested positive for West Nile Virus. Residents and visitors are advised to take precautions. Please see below for additional information.

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Youth Bureau Hosts School Supply Drive

A Banner image with crayons and the words School Supply Drive

August 10th, 2018 – The Town of Islip Youth Bureau has announced the 2018 School Supply Drive, active now through August 31st. Help send our town's youth on the path to success by starting them off with all the supplies they may need this coming school year. Supplies can be dropped off at both the Youth Bureau located at Town Hall West, 401 Main Street in Islip, or the Office of Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen at Jacob Ockers House, 965 Montauk Hwy. Oakdale. See the flyer below for more details including a list of all needed supplies.

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  1. Islip Summer Fun Series - Cars!
  2. LIRR Double Track Project - August 13th through 31st
  3. Rainfall-Related Beach Advisory Lifted
  4. Cultural Affairs Announces Summer Circus Camp 2018
  5. Suffolk County Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at 35 Beaches
  6. LIRR Double Track Project - August 9th
  7. Suffolk County Announces Ground Spraying for Adult Mosquitoes
  8. Bay Beaches, Pools and Spray Park Hours Extended
  9. Supervisor Urges Precautions During Heat Wave
  10. Islip Summer Fun Series - Date Knight & Day
  11. 12 New Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus - Residents and vsitors are advised to take precautions
  12. Islip Summer Fun Series - Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! Robots!
  13. Teen Financial Fitness Program
  14. Islip Summer Fun Series - Jazz & Blues Date Night
  15. Islip Summer Fun Series - Science Fun, For Everyone
  16. LIRR Double Track Project - August 1st *CANCELED*
  17. LIRR Double Track Project - Month of August
  18. Islip Summer Fun Series - Date Night "Oldies"
  19. 'Short Flight. Long Island' Campaign Raises Awareness for Travelers in Baltimore-Washington D.C.
  20. Islip Summer Fun Series Relocated Monday, July 23rd
  21. Supervisor Carpenter Reports: Town Lifeguards Keep Watchful Eye as Bathing Returns to Normal
  22. Roberto Clemente Park Pool Reaches Homestretch
  23. Islip Summer Fun Series - Christmas in July!
  24. "Date Night" Canceled Due to Weather Forecasts
  25. Islip Summer Fun Series - Date Night Rom-Com
  26. Islip Summer Fun Series - Under the Sea
  27. Children's Financial Fitness Program
  28. Islip Summer Fun Series - Date Night Concert
  29. Islip Summer Fun Series - Jedi Training Academy
  30. Senior Advocates Program Offers Independence
  31. LIRR Double Track Project - Ronkonkoma
  32. Supervisor Urges Taking Precautions During Heat Wave
  33. Town Extends Weekend Lifeguard/Pool Hours
  34. Summer Fun Series Kicks Off July 2nd
  35. Town of Islip Accepting Nominations for 2018 Hispanic Heritage Celebration
  36. Summer Fun Series to Start in July
  37. Falls Prevention Workshop for Our Mature Adults
  38. In Memory of Former Supervisor Frank R. Jones
  39. Ozone Health Advisory for Monday, June 18, 2018
  40. 2018 Tick Awareness PSA
  41. Trail Rides at Connetquot State Park Preserve
  42. 2018 Horseback Summer Riding Camp
  43. "Anything Goes" Musical Day Trip July 26th
  44. Cultural Affairs "Lauren Kristy" Sunset Dinner Cruises
  45. Shredding Day to be Held June 9th
  46. "Secret Gardens of Islip" Garden Walk to be held July 14th
  47. Town Clerk Office Hours - July 2nd – July 6th, 2018
  48. LIRR Double Track Project - Month of June
  49. Supervisor Carpenter and Mitchell Pally to Lead CEO Summit Panel
  50. Supervisor Announces “Learn to be Tobacco Free” Program in Sayville