Islip Summer Fun Series - Date Night Concert

A graphic from a flyer outlining the first Islip Summer Fun Series Date Night concert event of Summer 2018

July 6th, 2018 – Tuesday nights are Date Night at the Islip Summer Fun Series. Enjoy live music from Santana tribute band Milagro, trivia, games, specialty food trucks and more! Admission is FREE.

Click HERE to view the full Islip Summer Fun Series event list

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Islip Summer Fun Series - Jedi Training Academy

a graphic outlining the film The Empire Strikes Back to be viewed Monday July 9th, 2018 at the Holbrook Country Club

July 6th, 2018 – The Islip Summer Fun Series continues this Monday, July 9th, with the Jedi Training Academy, to be held at the Holbrook County Club. Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character and come see this classic 2nd installment in the Star Wars original trilogy. Admission is FREE!

Click HERE to view the full Islip Summer Fun Series event list

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Senior Advocates Program Offers Independence

July 6th, 2018 – The Town of Islip will partner with the Suffolk County Office of the Aging to offer Senior Advocate programming in the coming months at various Town locations. Senior Advocates will educate seniors on benefits they may be eligible for and assist them in applying for those benefits. Particular emphasis is on programs that foster economic independence such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-formerly known as Food Stamps), Medicare Savings program (MSP) and HEAP.

“I would encourage seniors living in the Town of Islip to take advantage of these informative programs. They are conveniently located at various sites throughout the Town and offer something for everyone,” said Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter.

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LIRR Double Track Project - Ronkonkoma

July 3rd, 2018   In preparation for the completion of the LIRR Double Track Project, the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will resurface the Ocean Avenue grade crossing in Ronkonkoma, in the Town of Islip. Work is scheduled for this Friday, July 6, 10:00 p.m. – Saturday, July 7, 8:00 a.m. The LIRR Double Track Project will improve service and reliability on the LIRR’s Ronkonkoma Branch. The project aims to reduce delays and enable more off peak service in both directions. See below for a full list of details.

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Supervisor Urges Taking Precautions During Heat Wave

July 3rd, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter is reminding residents to take the necessary precautions during a heat wave in order to avoid heat stroke and illness. Meteorologists are reporting that high temperatures will continue in the region during the 4th of July holiday and through the weekend.

“The frail elderly, children and animals are at a higher risk of heat stroke during a heat wave. I urge residents to follow the steps below to prevent falling ill in extreme temperatures which are expected to last for an extended period of time. We want everyone to be in good health while enjoying the summertime,” said Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter.

Below are tips for the entire family on how to stay in good health during a heat wave. Please hold onto this important information and place it in a prominent place in your home during the summer months:

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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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food truck and microphone and details of the Islip Sumer Fun Series, outlined below in the 

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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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  14. Annual Quality of Life Initiative
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  17. Extended hours in Brookwood Hall I.D. Room
  18. 2018 Spring S.T.O.P. Day to be Held May 19th
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  20. Fire Island Inlet Bridge Closure May 9th
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  25. Brentwood Open Gym Canceled for Tuesday April 10th
  26. Islip Town Receiver of Taxes Issues Tax Reminder
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  28. Parks & Rec Announce 2018 Casino Day Trips
  29. Spring Fling Egg Hunt Rescheduled
  30. Water Safety Instructor & Lifeguard Courses
  31. Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Announce 2018 Walking Tour
  32. Town Clerk Extends Office Hours for Special Passport Service
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  36. Winter Storm Cancellations - March 21st, 2018
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