• 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

Islip Officials Mark Ground Breaking for Town’s First CNG Facility That Will Reduce Pollution and Bring Town Revenues

Ronkonkoma, New York — Town of Islip Supervisor Tom Croci and fellow Town Board members were joined today by executives of Clean Energy Fuels Corp., to break ground on the Town’s first municipal compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility at the MacArthur Resource Recovery Facility in Ronkonkoma. 

The $2 million facility, located on 2 acres at the MacArthur Waste-to-Energy Facility at 4001 Veterans Memorial Highway, adjacent to Islip MacArthur Airport, will be fully funded by the operator, Clean Energy, and when completed, will reduce the amount of greenhouse gases that refuse collection trucks in the Town produce, while also providing the Town with a new source of revenues. The CNG station is the latest of Islip’s initiatives to further environmental awareness and preservation.

Read more...

Town of Islip Toughens Laws Against Decrepit, Vacant Properties

Islip, N.Y. – The Islip Town Board continued in their commitment to public safety by unanimously passing legislation that will strengthen the Town’s ability to prosecute the owners of dilapidated properties, as well as the owners of abandoned dwellings. The new measures include the formation of a Vacant Property Registry, which will allow Town Fire Marshals and Code Enforcement personnel to track the condition of these dangerous properties in a more effective manner. The punishment for violating the new blight codes includes an escalating series of fines and other penalties. 

“Blighted properties are a hazard to public safety and a hindrance to economic development in many of our neighborhoods,” said Supervisor Tom Croci. “We have been committed to stamping out these stains on our community, and these measures allow us to target the negligent property owners that are dragging their neighborhoods down.”

Read more...

Town Board Members Celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Local Nurse Honored for Her Work in Providing Care to Cancer Patients

Islip, NY – Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci, along with the members of the Islip Town Board, celebrated October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by honoring Bonnie Edsall of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Ms. Edsall is a Resident Nurse and Breast Health Center/ Radiation Oncology Nurse Manager, and has helped care for countless members of the Town of Islip and Long Island community suffering from cancer.

Ms. Edsall has served as the Breast Health Educator, Mammography Nurse, and Medical/Surgical Nurse, and has 16 years of experience as a Support Group Facilitator for multiple support groups. She is also the Breast Health Liaison for Good Samaritan Hospital, is the co-author of “Innovative Nursing Roles of the Breast Health Center,” and is an active member of the Breast Leadership Committee, national and local chapters of the Oncology Nursing Society, and the National Consortium of Breast Centers. Supervisor Croci awarded her with a Town of Islip proclamation for her extreme dedication to her patients and her commitment to bettering the lives of others.

Pictured: Back Row: Councilman Steve Flotteron, Councilman Anthony Senft, Jr., Town Clerk Olga Murray, Councilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt, Receiver of Taxes Alexis Weik, Councilman John Cochrane, Jr.Front Row: Supervisor Tom Croci, Donna Taranto, Bonnie Edsall, Deborah Scuderi

Multimedia

  • Town of Islip eNews Video
  • Islip Town Map