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Islip Town Congratulates American Pharoah - 6/8/15

Islip, N.Y. – 6-8-15 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was on-hand to welcome American Pharoah to Long Island on Tuesday, as First Class Equine Air Travel opted to arrive at Islip’s Long Island MacArthur Airport instead of other tri-state airports. Supervisor Carpenter joined New York Racing Association (NYRA) representatives in presenting a traditional Belmont carnation bouquet to American Pharoah ahead of his big race, the same type of flowers that eventually blanketed and adorned American Pharoah Saturday after winning the Belmont Stakes Triple Crown. 

“It only took one look but as soon as we saw American Pharoah step off the plane, we just knew he was a special horse,” said Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “I am thrilled the Town of Islip and MacArthur Airport got to play an important role in this piece of racing history,” Supervisor Carpenter added.


Islip Town Board Honors Basketball Champions - 6/5/15

Islip, NY - 06-05-15 - The members of the Islip Town Board recently honored the players and coaches of the St. Mary's Boys CYO Basketball Team for winning the Long Island championship. The boys beat the previously undefeated CYO team from Baldwin to claim the top prize among teams in their division on Long Island.

"Youth sports remain one of the best ways to teach children the values of teamwork and dedication, and clearly these young men have taken those lessons to heart," said Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter. "We are proud of their achievements, and wish the boys well with all of their future endeavors."
Pictured: Members of the Islip Town Board present certificates of achievement to the St. Mary's Boys CYO Basketball Team.

Islip Town Board Pays Tribute to Successful Students - 6/2/15

Islip, N.Y. – 06-02-15 – Members of the Islip Town Board recently honored forty-two students at the Town’s annual Student Achievement Awards. The event congratulates those students who have excelled in a certain scholastic field, and honorees are drawn from across Islip Town. This year, awards were given in the following categories: Technology, Social Studies, Service to People in Need, Leadership, Scholar Athletes, Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science. 

“These students made a daily commitment to work hard and perform at their best,” said Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “Their dedication and discipline will serve them well in the future, and we look forward to everything they are yet to achieve.”



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