“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
August 31st, 2020 – Today, August 31st marks the 20th anniversary of International Overdose Awareness Day. Tomorrow, September 1st marks the Town of Islip's second annual Islip Goes Purple event, signaling the start of September is Recovery Awareness month.
August 27th, 2020 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Town Councilman John Cochrane, Jr. were joined by New York State Senator Phil Boyle and members of the US Coast Guard, at an award ceremony honoring the Fireball Ferry Captain and crew who last month, rescued 6 passengers from a sinking boat in the Great South Bay.
August 6th, 2020 – The Town of Islip sustained damage from tropical storm force winds caused by Hurricane Isaias, causing heavy limbs to fall, damaging fences and residents’ property, taking down power lines and leaving many roads impassable.
August 4th, 2020 – The Town of Islip is ready for possible high winds and rain caused by Hurricane Isaias, expected to hit the region Tuesday afternoon. The Town's department of Public Works began assessing Town equipment last week based on the long-range forecast and hurricane season.
August 5th, 2020 – Families turned out by the carload to enjoy an old-fashioned Drive-In Movie at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood Monday night. Monday's show was Lego Movie. The outdoor event is part of the ongoing Monday Night Drive-In Movie Night series presented by the Town of Islip Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs.