2018 Spring S.T.O.P. Day to be Held May 19th

Graphic of 

a STOP sign announcing the 2018 Spiring Stop Program

The Town of Islip’s 2018 Spring S.T.O.P. Day (Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) will be held Saturday, May 19th, from 9:00 am. to 2:00pm. Residents will able to drive directly to the Town of Islip Multi-Purpose Recycling Facility in Holbrook, and dispose of waste materials in an environmentally-safe manner, with Department of Environmental Control staff on-hand to provide assistance if needed.


Last Week for Unlimited Yard Waste Collection

May 14th, 2018 Reminder: This is the last week of the Town’s Unlimited Yard Waste Collection. Starting the week of May 21st, Sanitation Crews will resume collecting yard waste along with your regularly scheduled garbage pick-up. As of May 21st, acceptable yard waste will include up to 6 bags, pails, or bundles under 50lbs, 4’x2’x2’, with your garbage on your regularly scheduled collection days only.

Please remember the Town of Islip does not collect grass clippings curbside. Grass clippings can be used in gardens and flower beds to avoid weeds and conserve water. You can also dispose of your grass clippings and other yard waste free of charge at the MacArthur Composting Facility. The facility is located at 1101 Railroad Avenue, Ronkonkoma, and is open Monday-Saturday from 7:00am-2:30pm.

For more information, please call the Department of Environmental Control at (631) 595-3630.

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Fire Island Inlet Bridge Closure May 9th

May 7th, 2018 – Please be advised: the Fire Island Inlet Bridge leading to Robert Mosses, will undergo a short term full closure on Wednesday, May 9th, between the hours of 3:00am to 5:30 am, to accommodate jacking work. Those planning to travel to or from Fire Island on Wednesday morning should take this into consideration and plan accordingly.

LIRR Double Track Project Track Outages and Scheduled Work

April 26th, 2018 –  The LIRR continues to make necessary infrastructure upgrades in an effort to improve service and reliability along the Main Line. During the weekends of April 28 – 30, May 5 – 7 and May 19 – 21, the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will continue ongoing track work and other construction as part of the Double Track Project between Hicksville and Ronkonkoma. 

Additionally, the Long Island Rail Road will resurface the Carleton Avenue grade crossing in the Town of Islip, in preparation for the completion of the LIRR Double Project. Work is scheduled for Monday, April 30, 8:00 p.m. through Tuesday, May 1, 4:00 a.m.  See full details below.


Town Directed Auction to be held Saturday, April 28th

Three SUVs lined up on the grass as an example of what will be offered at the auction

April 23rd, 2018 – The Department of Public Safety Enforcement would like to inform residents of a Town Directed Auction to be held Saturday, April 28th. Passenger cars, luxury cars, pickup trucks, vans, SUVs, boats, and boat trailers are among the over 150 surplus and abandoned vehicles and equipment available. The auction will be held by Maltz Auctions at the Town Facility located at 220 South Denver Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706. Inspection will be held the morning of the auction from 8:00 am – 10:00 am, with the auction to begin at 10:00 am. A 25% deposit in cash or certified funds will be required at the time of knockdown of bid. Click on the above image or visit the link below for additional information.


Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Announce Elvis Music Tribute Day Trip

A banner graphic that reads: Jailhouse Rock Elvis Music Tribute

April 17th, 2018 – The Department of Parks, Recreation & cultural Affairs invites you to the Jailhouse Rock Elvis Music Tribute, live at Mount Airy Casino & Resort, PA. The tribute will feature BBC's "World's Best Elvis Impersonator," to be held Wednesday, May 23rd. Those who attend will enjoy a lunch buffet, $15 slot credit, raffles, and a chance to win prizes. Tickets are $86 per resident, or $96 for each non resident. See the flyer below for full details, restrictions and departure times.

Click HERE to view the full event flyer.

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Brentwood Open Gym Canceled for Tuesday April 10th

Please Be Advised: The Open Gym scheduled at the Brentwood Recreation Center for Tuesday, April 10th 2018 will be canceled. For information, please call 631-224-5411.

Islip Town Receiver of Taxes Issues Tax Reminder

April 9th, 2018 – Alexis Weik, Receiver of Taxes, reminds all Islip Taxpayers, that second half taxes are due May 31, 2018. THE LAST DAY FOR PAYMENT OF CURRENT TAXES AT THIS OFFICE will be THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018, at which time the office will be open from 8:30 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

The Tax Office, located at 40 Nassau Ave., Islip, is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. The office will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day.

Click HERE to view the Reciever of Taxes homepage.

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“Learn to be… Tobacco Free” Free Smoking Cessation Workshop

April 4th, 20018 – The Suffolk County Health Department is partnering with the Town of Islip and community ambulance companies, to bring a free workshop that is open to the public, geared toward helping those who desire to quit smoking.

The workshop will cover:

  • Learn why it’s hard to quit
  • What chemicals the tobacco companies add to cigarettes
  • What resources are available to quit
  • What medications are most useful in helping smokers quit


Parks & Rec Announce 2018 Casino Day Trips

banner graphic featuring the words Casino Day Trips, accompnaied by playing cards and poker chip graphics

March 30th, 2018 – The Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs presents Casino Day Trips: all-day round trip events to Resort World New York City Casino and Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway. Each trip will be $40 per Islip resident, or $50 for non-residents. Transportation will be provided. Please see the flyer below for more details, restrictions, dates, and departure times. For more information, please call (631) 224-5430.

Click HERE to view the event flyer.

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