Spring Fling Egg Hunt Rescheduled

March 29th, 2018 – Be Advised: Due to the impending rain for tomorrow, the Spring Fling Egg Hunt has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 5th, 2018. A flyer of the Spring Fling, indicating that the Egg Hunt has been moved to Thursday, April 5th, 2018.

Water Safety Instructor & Lifeguard Courses


March 28th, 2018 – Summer may not be here yet, but don't miss these great opportunities to learn all about water safety! Learn to be a lifeguard at the American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Course, or become an instructor at the Water Safety Instructor Course. See the flyers below for more details, dates, times and restrictions.

Water Safety Instructor Course Waterfront Lifeguard Course

Download the 2018 Program/Camp Registration Form HERE.  

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Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Announce 2018 Walking Tour

A banner of the words Walking Tour Brooklyn Bridge

March 27th, 2018 – The Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural affairs invites residents to join the Brooklyn Bridge Walking Tour, to be held Thursday, June 14. The tour features the opportunity to explore DUMBO and Vinegar Hill on foot, and includes Brooklyn's "Gracie Mansion," historic Fulton Ferry, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and a walk past the Eskimo Pie factory. View the event flyer below for more details and departure times. For additional information, please call (631) 224-5430.

Click HERE to view the complete flyer.

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Town Clerk Extends Office Hours for Special Passport Service

March 26th, 2018 – Town Clerk Olga Murray’s Office has extended office hours to allow Islip residents looking to renew or obtain their passport, more opportunities to do so prior to the April 2nd rate increase of $10 per application. Wednesday, March 28th will be the last Wednesday to take advantage of these extended office hours of 8:30 am – 7:00 pm, prior to the April 2nd increase. This extended service window comes in addition to the already extended Tuesday hours, which operate regularly each week from 8:30 am – 7:30 pm. All service after 4:00 pm is by appointment only. Please call (631) 224-5490 to schedule an appointment.

For more information on obtaining a passport through the Town of Islip, please click HERE.

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Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Announce Spring Fling Egg Hunt

Spring Fling Banner

March 21st, 2018 – The Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs would like to invite you to the 2018 Spring Fling Egg Hunt, to be held Friday, March 30th, from 11 am. - 1:30 pm. The Egg Hunt will take place at Brookwood Hall, 50 Irish Lane in East Islip, and feature crafts, games and much more. Attendance will be limited to the first 300 residential children. See the Flyer below for restrictions and more details.

In addition to the festivities, Recreation staff will be on site inviting those sixteen and older to meet, ask questions and learn about the available opportunities for summer employment, and Town of Islip summer camps.

Click HERE to view the event flyer.

For more information, please contact the Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs at (631) 224-5411.

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Snowstorm Update - March 22nd, 2018

Please see below for up to date information in light of the storm, and refer back to this post for furthur storm related updates.

    • Long Island MacArthur Airport is open. Be advised: those traveling should first check with their air carrier before leaving for the airport.

    • As road conditions are currently unsafe for sanitation collection crews to provide services, all garbage pickup has been suspended at this time. Sanitation crews will ensure all is taken on the next scheduled collection day.

    • All Senior Centers and Recreation Centers have been closed. All morning, afternoon and evening programs are canceled.

To report a problem during the storm, please call 631-224-5600. Please be sure to sign-up for e-Alerts to stay informed on all Town news and additional weather related updates.

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Supervisor Declares State of Emergency in Islip

March 21st, 2018 – Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter declared a State of Emergency in the Town of Islip at 3 pm. today, Wednesday, March, 21, in response to Spring Nor’Easter Toby, a severe storm that barreled up the Eastern seaboard and across Long Island on this, the first full day of Spring. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a State of Emergency at 12 pm. today.

The Town of Islip is expected to see anywhere between 6-12 inches of accumulation between the evening rush hour Wednesday, through the night, and tapering off Thursday morning. Snow is expected to fall at a rate of 2-3 inches per hour, according to weather officials.

“These conditions have the potential to imperil the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Town of Islip. I’m urging everyone to stay safe and stay indoors. Shoveling heavy snow can be life threatening. If you’re not accustomed to it, don’t do it. Wait for someone else to offer assistance. If you have an elderly or homebound neighbor, I would ask that you check on them when it’s safe to step outside.” said Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter.


Winter Storm Cancellations - March 21st, 2018

Please see below for Town of Islip cancellations in light of the storm, and refer back to this post for future storm related updates. Additionally, be sure to sign-up for E-Alerts to stay up-to-date on news and other weather related information in the Town of Islip.

    • The Island Hills Scoping Session originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 21st, has been postponed due to weather related issues. The meeting will take place at 6pm on April 12th, at 401 Main Street.

    • All afternoon and evening programs are canceled at all Recreation and Senior centers, and the Town Hall West gym, at 401 Main Street.

    • The Permits Department will not have extended hours tonight.

    • Long Island MacArthur Airport is reporting flight cancellations for Wednesday March 21st. Please check with your airline carrier for up-to-the-minute information.

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Governor Cuomo Declares State of Emergency for Downstate New York Ahead of Coastal Storm

March 21st, 2018 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today declared a state of emergency for Putnam, Rockland, Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk counties, and all of New York City ahead of the coastal storm, which is expected to bring heavy, wet snow downstate through Wednesday evening. The Governor also announced 300 New York National Guard service members have been activated and will be deployed to areas impacted by the storm. Following recent weather events, the Governor directed rapid response teams comprised of Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North and utility company personnel to be prepared to address downed wires or power failures. The utility companies are partnering with the LIRR and Metro-North to deploy to weather incidents as they arise, and restore power as quickly as possible to New Yorkers.


Islip Town and Union Reach Agreement in Good Faith

March 20th, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter announced at today’s Town Board meeting, that negotiating committees for the Town of Islip and the United Public Service Employees Union (UPSEU) for the White Collar and Blue Collar Collective Bargaining Units reached an agreement Monday, March 19th, 2018.

“I would like to thank everyone who participated in the process,” said Islip Town Supervisor, Angie Carpenter. “Both parties negotiated contracts in good faith and in a respectful, professional manner. The contracts passed with approximately 96% of the votes in favor. These are unprecedented numbers, and we thank everyone who took part in reaching this agreement, and for the overwhelming support of our employees,” she said. The votes were 200 - 8 in favor for Blue Collar and 236-18 in favor for White Collar.


Anticipated Weather Impact on Recyclable Collection and MacArthur Flights

March 20th, 2018 – In anticipation of treacherous weather conditions tomorrow, the Town will begin recyclable collection at 5:00 a.m., one hour earlier than usual. Please place all pails to the curb prior to that time. Should conditions become too hazards, the Town may remove sanitation vehicles from the roadways to reduce the risk to public safety.

Additionally, Long Island MacArthur Airport is reporting flight cancellations for Wednesday March 21st. Please check with your airline carrier for up-to-the-minute information.

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