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A Message from the Supervisor

“Welcome to Islip, the 3rd largest town in New York State, but with an endearing small town feel. We are so proud of our town…our beaches, golf courses, marinas, parks, housing opportunities for all, businesses, industrial parks, healthcare and educational institutions including our own Islip MacArthur Airport that provides many job opportunities. I sincerely hope you find this website helpful.” - Angie

Supervisor Carpenter, Councilman O'Connor, DPW and Airport Officials infornt of new sign

November 5th, 2021 Islip Town officials unveiled a new sign welcoming travelers to Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma. Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined by Long Island MacArthur Airport Commissioner, Shelley LaRose-Arken; Deputy Commissioner Robert Schneider; Town Councilman John Cochrane, Jr. and Commissioner, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs and DPW, Tom Owens. The new sign is located on Veterans Memorial Highway at the airport entrance. Also on hand were Foreign Trade Zone Executive Director, Brad Hemingway and airport staff.

group photo with Supervisor Carpenter and local emergency personnel

November 5th, 2021 slip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter presented Citations of Recognition on behalf of the Town Board to first responders from throughout the Town of Islip, to recognize their heroic actions in the fight against the Opioid epidemic. In 2020, Opioid overdoses in Suffolk County rose to its highest rate since 2017, with 1,515 overdoses. Of those, 910 deaths were averted through the administration of Narcan. Since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic, there has been an uptick in Opioid use stemming from lockdown protocols which brought on isolation, job insecurities and negatively impacted people’s mental health. About a quarter of the documented opioid overdoses took place in the Town of Islip.

WATCH NOW: Town Honors Local First Responders for Opioid Saves

“Many precious lives were saved right here in the Town of Islip, thanks to these heroic men and women and the training they receive,” said Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “For first responders, it’s all in a day’s work, but for the victim’s loved ones, and for those suffering from addiction, it’s oftentimes a pivotal turning point, and a second chance at life,” added the Supervisor.

On hand for the presentation were representatives from Town fire departments, EMS/Ambulance companies, exchange ambulance, the Suffolk County police department, Youth Enrichment Services Executive Director, and Co-Chair of the Town of Islip Drug Abuse Awareness Task Force, MaryAnn Pfeiffer and Commissioner, Town of Islip Public Safety, Anthony Prudenti.

gathered officials in front of new building

October 22nd, 2021 Town of Islip officials were joined by representatives from NY State and Suffolk County at the grand opening of the new Town of Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-A-Pet Center. The state-of-the-art ADA compliant facility is centrally located on Carleton Ave in Central Islip, and consists of 17,727sf of space, a larger lobby area, additional viewing rooms, a cattery, ample parking, energy efficient lighting, dedicated outdoor play areas for dogs, 82 kennels and a separate area for aggressive dogs.

Supervisor Carpenter alongside 37 mayors and government leaders in group photo on terrace with city in background

October 22nd, 2021 Islip Supervisor, Angie Carpenter explored the latest in leadership and management practices, as one of 38 mayors and government leaders selected for an intensive education program with the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative.

As a member of the Initiative’s Class of 2021-22, Supervisor Carpenter is part of a class of mayors who participated in a program delivered by faculty from Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School as well as world-class experts from Bloomberg Philanthropies’ global network.

Supervisor, Councilman and Lottery participants

October 20th, 2021 Islip, NY – Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Councilman Jim O'Connor joined Town of Islip Community Development Agency Executive Director, James Bowers, and the Affordable Housing Director, Robert Kuri, at the CDA Housing Lottery conducted at Islip Town Hall. Town officials drew the names of 17 applicants who may qualify for homeownership through the CDA’s Affordable Housing Program.

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