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Student Achievement Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

Islip, N.Y. - Islip Town Supervisor Angie M. Carpenter and the Islip Town Board have announced that the accomplishments of local students will be lauded at the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs annual Student Achievement Awards Celebration to be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 7:00 p.m., in the Town Board Room at 655 Main Street, Islip, NY.  

Awards will be presented to students in grades 9 through 12 who have made significant contributions to the community or who have excelled in a specific academic area.  All public and private high schools within the Town of Islip are invited to submit nominations.

To nominate a student, schools must submit a Nomination Form to the Parks Department no later than Friday, April 10, 2015. Nomination Forms and Criteria Sheets have been mailed to all high schools within the Town and are available for download by clicking HERE .  Completed nominations forms must be e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

“The Town Board and I are pleased to have an opportunity to recognize the hard work and accomplishments of Islip Town’s high school students, who represent the future of this great town,” said Supervisor Carpenter.  

For more information about the Student Achievement Awards Celebration, please call the Cultural Affairs Office at (631) 224-5430.

Islip Town Supervisor, Councilman Join Bay Shore Schools in Kicking Off First Annual Cleats for Feets Donation Drive

Special Needs Students to Receive Refurbished Athletic Cleats Thanks to Islip-based Company Anti3 Protect Series

Islip, NY - Islip Town Supervisor Angie M. Carpenter and fellow Town Board Member John Cochrane, Jr., were recently joined by representatives of the Bay Shore High School Athletics Department, the nonprofit organization Challenger Athletics, Inc., and Islip-based company Anti3 Protect Series, to announce the official launch of the first annual Cleats for Feets Donation Drive. This campaign will enable residents to drop off used athletic cleats at donation sites at Councilman Cochrane’s office at Islip Town Hall, 655 Main Street, the main lobby of the Town Hall Annex, 401 Main Street, and at Bay Shore High School and Middle School. All donated cleats will first be cleaned and disinfected before being donated to any child in need in Bay Shore Schools.

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Islip Town Board Honors Fire Marshals for Life-Saving Efforts

Islip, N.Y. – The Islip Town Board honored six Islip Town Fire Marshals for their bravery and efficiency at the March 3rd Town Board Meeting. Councilmen Steve Flotteron, John Cochrane, Jr., and Anthony Senft awarded Fire Marshals Michael Ippolito, Reese McGuire, Dan Karl, Garry Mowbray, Jr., Thomas Riedel, and Daniel Petrarca, with Town of Islip Certificates of Recognition, thanking them for their exceptional efforts. Their outstanding dedication prevented potentially deadly carbon monoxide situations that could have resulted in the loss of lives caused by the harmful effects of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Councilman Flotteron led the presentation stating, “Our Town Fire Marshals are equipped with individual carbon monoxide detectors, an initiative that was implemented several months ago and that has proven successful in detecting carbon monoxide levels on a number of calls. Fortunately, because of this essential device and the quick thinking and response from our team, potentially deadly and tragic situations have been avoided and lives have been saved.”

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