Islip Comptroller Recognized at Bi-County Legislative Breakfast

Comptroller Joseph Ludwig Stands with Supervisor Carpenter and Representatives from LICA holding his award

September 14th, 2018 – Town of Islip Comptroller Joseph Ludwig was recognized by the Long Island Contractor’s Association, Inc. recently, at the 2018 Bi-County Legislative Breakfast honoring outstanding local leaders who oversee and manage municipal audit and financial controls. The breakfast featured a keynote address from New York State Comptroller Thomas. P. DiNapoli, as well as a round table discussion led by Suffolk County Comptroller John J. Kennedy and Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman.

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Islip, England Day Declared with British Flag Raising


September 13th, 2018 – Islip Town paid tribute to its sister city, Islip, Northamptonshire, England with the raising of the British Flag Wednesday in front of Islip Town Hall. Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined by Tom Love, former councilman from the Town of Islip, England who was on hand for the flag raising during a recent visit to Long Island. The Supervisor declared September 12, “Islip England Day” in the Town of Islip.

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More than 100 Run for Miles of Hope 5K


September 12th, 2018 – The inclement weather didn’t stop the more than 150 runners and walkers who turned out on Sunday, September 9th for the 4th Annual Islip Breast Cancer Coalition Miles of Hope 5K. Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined by Islip Town Board members James O’Connor and Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen, who took home First Place overall in the 5K.

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Islip Supervisor Throws Opening Pitch at Long Island Ducks Breast Cancer Awareness Night


September 4th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter recently visited Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip for the Long Island Ducks' 13th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Night and Jersey Auction. Supervisor Carpenter was invited onto the field to throw out the honorary first pitch of the game.

“It’s locally driven partnerships such as these, which allow us as a community, to develop the support necessary to wage our fight against breast cancer,” said Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “I want to extend my gratitude to the Long Island Ducks for their continued support in raising awareness, as well as to all the local breast cancer organizations whose volunteers provide invaluable care and comfort to survivors, and to those currently battling the disease. Together we can strike-out breast cancer,” the Supervisor added.

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Islip Supervisor, Town Officials Unveil 3rd Ave. Paving in Brentwood


August 30th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined by Town Councilman James P. O'Connor, DPW and Parks Commissioner Tom Owens and members of his staff, at the Brentwood Recreation Center recently to announce the completion of the paving project along 3rd Avenue in Brentwood. The project is part of an ongoing effort throughout the Town of Islip to improve the Town’s infrastructure and to resurface and beautify its roadways.

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Community Celebrates Roberto Clemente Pool Re-Opening at Islip Family Fun Night


August 30th, 2018 – Hundreds of residents turned out to join Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen, DPW and Parks Commissioner Tom Owens, as well as officials from the Town, at the grand re-opening of the Roberto Clemente Park Pool in Brentwood. Generations of families came together with neighbors and friends for a fun-filled night of sports, crafts, games, giveaways and pool fun, culminating in an outdoor showing of Disney Pixar’s award-winning “Coco.”

More than 700 people enjoyed a swim in the Roberto Clemente Pool Monday night during the Town’s official grand re-opening celebration. The glistening Olympic size pool, complete with newly tiled lap lanes, deck furniture and handicap accessible lifts was a cool respite on a hot August afternoon. Town of Islip DPW and Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs crews had worked around the clock to open the pool before summer’s end.

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Islip Supervisor, Town Board Recognize Special Olympic Islip Athletes

Supervisor Carpenter and the Islip Town Board are joined with athletes from the East Islip team, posing for a photo with the Town Certificates

August 23rd, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and the Islip Town Board recently joined at August’s Town Board meeting in celebration of Islip athletes who achieved success in the Special Olympics. Among the honorees were the East Islip Special Olympics team who on May 19th, and after months of preparation and training, exhibited determination despite heavy rains, bringing home a total of 24 medals. The team of six middle schoolers ((Riley Carrillo, Madeline Director, Jake Kozak, Janissa Lloyd, Julia Modico and Michael Pacheco-Uvidia) and nine high schoolers (Delany Conlon, Danny DiOrio, Robert Phillips, Jake Pippatone, Michael Quagliara, Sara Spruyt and Kelly Stupplebeen) along with coaches Laura O’Donnell and Julie Susskind, earned 11 gold, 11 silver and two bronze medals.

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Campers Bring the Circus to West Islip!

Toy cars line up infront of a sign that reads Clown Car Parking Only

August 17th, 2018 – The Circus was back in Town at the West Islip Community Center this week, as Town of Islip campers from around town took part in the 2018 Summer Circus Camp. Instructed by circus professionals, enrolled campers learned the art of stilt walking, clowning, acrobatics, juggling, miming, plate-spinning and much more. Their new skills were put to the test on the last day of camp, when they wowed their friends and family during a live circus show. Great fun was had by all!

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Islip Supervisor, Local Officials Show Support at West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition Clam Shucking Contest


August 17th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter recently joined New York State Senator Phil Boyle, and New York State Assemblyman Andrew Raia, at the 24th Annual West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition Clam Shucking Contest hosted at Nicky’s on the Bay, in conjunction with Good Samaritan Hospital. Games, raffles and prizes, culminated in a clam shucking contest, all of which served to raise awareness and support for the West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition, who work year-round to provide services to women and families afflicted by Breast Cancer.

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FREE Launches “Fresh Truck Mobile Market” at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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August 17th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter along with Senator Phil Boyle attended the Sisters of St. Joseph farm in Brentwood recently, for a ribbon cutting ceremony unveiling the new “Fresh Truck Mobile Market” from Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE). The mobile farmers market will travel to destinations in both Suffolk and Nassau County, providing fruits and fresh vegetables for purchase to low-income communities across Long Island, who may not otherwise have access to healthy locally grown produce.

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The Long Island Ducks Retire Buddy Harrelson's #3


August 14th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined recently by Rep. Peter King and Ducks owner Frank Boulton as the Long Island Ducks celebrated Ducks co-owner and longtime New York Mets great, Buddy Harrelson. Harrelson was joined on the field by his family, team officials, and local elected officials during a pre-game ceremony where it was announced that no future member of the Long Island Ducks will ever again wear the number 3.

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Patricia Ann Mooney Memorial Beach Camp Enjoys Final Week

A large number of Campers in Town of Islip shirts and beach gear crowd the entrance as they board the ferry

August 14th, 2018 – This week marks the final week of the Patricia Ann Mooney Memorial Beach Camp at Town of Islip, Atlantique Beach on Fire Island. Each day, dozens of campers enrolled in the weekly camp enjoy a tranquil ferry ride across the Great South Bay, followed by a fun-filled day of swimming, Boogie boarding, outdoor activities and lunch, under beautiful sunny skies. The camp runs during July and August. The popular, well-supervised camp is a favorite among youth throughout the Town of Islip.

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Supervisor Talks Local Issues on "Meet the Leaders"


August 13th, 2018 – Click the link below to watch Islip Town Supervisor, Angie Carpenter, as she talks local issues on the set of "Meet the Leaders" with Pat Halpin.

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Islip Supervisor, Councilwoman Welcome 7-Eleven in Hauppauge

Supervisor Carpenter, Councilwoman Mullen, new 7-Eleven franchisee, 7-Eleven representatives pose for a photo just after cutting the ribbon on the new store

August 9th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen recently joined Tim Kirchner, new 7-Eleven franchisee, at a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of 7-Eleven in Hauppauge. Over the past 22 years, Tim has successfully owned and operated eight different gas stations and convenience stores. Tim shared the event with his wife and children who were by his side, and expressed his satisfaction for both realizing his dream of owning a 7-Eleven, as well as doing his part to revitalize the community.

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Islip Town Passport Agency Receives Top Honor

Supervisor Carpenter, Town Clerk Olga Murray, and Deputy Town Clerk Patricia Curci stand holding the award

August 9th, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter congratulated Town Clerk Olga Murray, and Deputy Town Clerk Patricia Curci on the office’s recent recognition from the Department of State. The Islip Town Clerks’ office, specifically Patricia Curci, Deputy Town Clerk, was awarded an Outstanding Acceptance Facility Oversight Review for maintaining compliance with all regulations as required by the Passport Agent’s Reference Guide. The Islip Town Clerk’s office facilitated over 3,000 passports in 2017, up 33% from 2016. The office processed exactly 3,246 passports in 2017, and is on track to see a 30% increase in 2018 as well.

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Central Islip Receives $10 Million Downtown Revitalization Grant

Supervisor Carpenter, Govenor Cuomo, and local officials pose for a photo with enlarged check designating 10 million dollars to Central Islip

August 8th, 2018 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the Central Islip community will receive $10 million in funding as the Long Island winner of the third round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative.

"This investment will deliver a significant boost not only to Central Islip's growing downtown community, but to the entire Long Island economy," Governor Cuomo said. "I commend the community's leaders for developing projects that envision a stronger, more sustainable economy that will drive further economic development in and around Islip's downtown for generations to come."

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