Town Extends Weekend Lifeguard/Pool Hours

June 30th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter has announced extended lifeguard and pool hours throughout the weekend. Lifeguard coverage at bay beaches, pools and spray park will continue until 7:45pm, adding an extra hour of coverage for town pools, and an extra 1.5 hours for spray park and bay beaches. Facilities will begin to be cleared starting at 7:30 pm.

Additionally, lifeguard coverage at all Town of Islip ocean beaches will be extended until 6:00 pm, with waters being cleared shortly before. The extended window adds an extra 1 hour of coverage for Seaview and Atlantique beach, and an extra half-hour for Fair Harbor, Dunewood, and Kismet beach.

The Town is reminding all residents to only swim in waters where a lifeguard is on duty. Watch the Town of Islip Water Safety Press Conference, complete with lifeguard flag definitions and explanations, HERE.

For more information on town pools and water activities, click HERE to review our Summer Recreation Newsletter.


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Town of Islip Accepting Nominations for 2018 Hispanic Heritage Celebration

June 29th, 2018 – The Town of Islip is currently accepting nominations for its annual Celebration of Hispanic Heritage. The Town will celebrate Hispanic Heritage 2018 by honoring individuals who have made significant contributions to the Islip community through their professional or volunteer activity.

To nominate a community member, please submit a Nomination Form no later than Friday, August 24, 2018. You may obtain a Nomination Form by visiting the Town’s website at www.islipny.gov.

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Summer Fun Series to Start in July

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June 19th, 2018 – The Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs is announcing the 2018 Islip Summer Fun Series, a twice weekly event featuring movies, games, food trucks and more. "Monday Family Nights'' kick-off on July 2nd and will continue each Monday through August 27th, with crafts, games, and movies appropriate for all ages. The fun shifts gears for "Tuesday Date Nights,'' beginning July 10th through August 28th, and will feature music, trivia and romantic comedies. Admission is FREE!

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Falls Prevention Workshop for Our Mature Adults

June 11th, 2018 – Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter is pleased to announce that the County’s national award-winning program focused on falls prevention is being held in the Town of Islip. The program is intended to empower mature adults to engage in behaviors that reduce the risks of falls, improve self-management and improve their quality of life.

‘Stepping On’ is a CDC model program that comprises a seven-week workshop that focuses on balance and strength, home and community safety, vision, safe footwear and medication review. The program has proven to reduce the number of falls for participants by 31 percent.

“Participants in this program will gain the knowledge necessary to stay safe in and around the home,” said Supervisor Carpenter.

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In Memory of Former Supervisor Frank R. Jones

June 26th, 2018 – Flags in the Town of Islip will be flying at half-staff in memory of the late Frank R. Jones, former Supervisor to the Town of Islip from 1987-1993. Frank R. Jones died Friday at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California. He was 88.

"One of Frank R. Jones' many accomplishments was saving the Sayville Beach at Foster Avenue from future development, so that generations of Islip residents could enjoy this local treasure. I am grateful that last year, Frank Jones was able to be with us for the Town's dedication of the Supervisor Frank R. Jones Beach at Sayville Marina Park in his honor," said Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter.

As we remember his legacy, click on the video below to view the Frank R. Jones Beach Dedication ceremony.


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Ozone Health Advisory for Monday, June 18, 2018

June 18th, 2019 – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an ozone health advisory for Long Island and the Metropolitan New York City Region. Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken are advising 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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2018 Tick Awareness PSA


June 8th, 2018 – The summer of 2018 is being predicted as an active year for the tick population. See the video above for helpful tips from Islip Town Councilman John C. Cochrane, Jr., and learn how to keep yourself, your family and pets protected from tick bites this summer.

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Trail Rides at Connetquot State Park Preserve

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June 6th, 2018 – Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs have announced horseback Trail Rides at Connetquot State Park Preserve. Enjoy an hour long horseback ride in the beautiful park, and explore the 50 miles on your own or with family and friends. Sessions will be offered for children 8 years to adult, and are $36 for all Town of Islip residents. Both Summer and Fall sessions are available.

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2018 Horseback Summer Riding Camp

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June 6th, 2018 – Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invites children 6–8 years of age to Minieri's Parkview Riding Center for a unique blend of horse riding lessons, trail rides, grooming, and tacking instruction. Campers will practice how to bathe a horse and lead it to a stall, as well as learn about and observe farm animals interacting with one another. Arts and crafts, games on horseback, water games and a water slide will also available.

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"Anything Goes" Musical Day Trip July 26th

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June 6th, 2018 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs invites you on a day trip to the Westchester Broadway Theater on Thursday, July 26th, for a showing of the classic musical "Anything Goes." Enjoy a luxurious coach bus ride, entertainment from the comfort of your seat, and an all included 3 course lunch.

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  2. Shredding Day to be Held June 9th
  3. "Secret Gardens of Islip" Garden Walk to be held July 14th
  4. Town Clerk Office Hours - July 2nd – July 6th, 2018
  5. LIRR Double Track Project - Month of June
  6. Supervisor Carpenter and Mitchell Pally to Lead CEO Summit Panel
  7. Supervisor Announces “Learn to be Tobacco Free” Program in Sayville
  8. Annual Quality of Life Initiative
  9. Town of Islip 8th Annual CEO Summit to be Held June 14th
  10. Town to Host Senior Tech Course
  11. Extended hours in Brookwood Hall I.D. Room
  12. 2018 Spring S.T.O.P. Day to be Held May 19th
  13. Last Week for Unlimited Yard Waste Collection
  14. Fire Island Inlet Bridge Closure May 9th
  15. LIRR Double Track Project Track Outages and Scheduled Work
  16. Town Directed Auction to be held Saturday, April 28th
  17. Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Announce Elvis Music Tribute Day Trip
  18. Eco-Carnival to be Held in Celebration of Earth Day 2018
  19. Brentwood Open Gym Canceled for Tuesday April 10th
  20. Islip Town Receiver of Taxes Issues Tax Reminder
  21. “Learn to be… Tobacco Free” Free Smoking Cessation Workshop
  22. Parks & Rec Announce 2018 Casino Day Trips
  23. Spring Fling Egg Hunt Rescheduled
  24. Water Safety Instructor & Lifeguard Courses
  25. Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Announce 2018 Walking Tour
  26. Town Clerk Extends Office Hours for Special Passport Service
  27. Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Announce Spring Fling Egg Hunt
  28. Snowstorm Update - March 22nd, 2018
  29. Supervisor Declares State of Emergency in Islip
  30. Winter Storm Cancellations - March 21st, 2018
  31. Governor Cuomo Declares State of Emergency for Downstate New York Ahead of Coastal Storm
  32. Islip Town and Union Reach Agreement in Good Faith
  33. Anticipated Weather Impact on Recyclable Collection and MacArthur Flights
  34. Island Hills Scoping Session Postponed Due to Weather
  35. Islip Town Implements Added Safety Guidelines for all Town Vehicles
  36. Change of Zone Process Involving the Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement
  37. Town Clerk Extends Office Hours for Two-Day Special Passport Service
  38. Winter Storm Closings & Cancellations - March 13th
  39. Storm Flight Cancellations and Garbage Pickup
  40. Winter Storm Warning for Monday Night into Tuesday
  41. Councilman O'Connor & Islip Youth Bureau Announce 2018 Easter Basket Drive
  42. Youth Bureau Spreads the Word on 2018 "Teens for Jeans"
  43. 2018 Super Star Summer Camps
  44. State of Emergency Declared
  45. Parks & Rec After School Programs Remain Open
  46. Building Permit Division Snowstorm Hours
  47. Winter Weather Brings High Tides and Floodings
  48. Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support
  49. Island Hills Update - March 5th
  50. An Update on Pothole Repairs from Public Works Commissioner