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Islip Town Begins to Fill Potholes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Town of Islip Highway crews were out in full force in the Brentwood community earlier this week, specifically on Pine Aire Drive, where they filled hundreds of potholes from Fifth Avenue to the Brentwood Train Station that were caused by the exceptionally harsh winter weather. Islip Town Councilman John Cochrane, Jr., met with highway crews during the operation to assess the damage and repair work, and thanked each for a job well done. Plans are underway for the complete reconstruction and resurfacing of Pine Aire in coming months, which will be made possible thanks to pending grant that has been secured by New York State Senator Phil Boyle.  Town crews are out in almost every hamlet to make our roads safe.  Residents may call to report a pothole at 224-5600.

ISLIP TOWN OBSERVES P.S. I LOVE YOU DAY

Islip, NY – Islip Town Councilman John C. Cochrane, Jr., was recently joined by Receiver of Taxes Alexis Weik in presenting West Islip High School Senior Brooke DiPalma with an official Town of Islip Proclamation, which declared Friday, February 14th, P.S. I LOVE YOU DAY, in the Town. The movement was established by DiPalma, after her father’s suicide in April, 2010. On that day, DiPalma encourages people, especially students, to wear purple, to show their support against bullying and identifying and combating depression, with the ultimate goal of suicide prevention.

Pictured (front row, left to right): Councilman Cochrane, Brooke DiPalma, Receiver of Taxes Alexis Weik, and Islip Town employees, who participated in this year’s P.S. I Love You Day.

 

 

 

 

 

Islip Town Officials Announce Miracle Dog's New Owners Just In Time For Valentine's Day & Dog's 4th Birthday

Islip, NY – Miracle, the small dog who was discarded in a dumpster in West Islip on Christmas Eve, will be celebrating Valentine’s Day, in her forever home with new owner, Hazel Wagner of North Babylon. The announcement was made today, at the Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Center, by Islip Town Councilman Anthony S. Senft, Jr. on Miracle’s 4th birthday.

Councilman Senft was also joined by Suffolk County SCPA Detective Paul Llobell, and shelter staff, in the joyous occasion, a happy ending to a horrific story. Councilman Senft congratulated Ms. Wagner, as well as her mother, also Hazel, for being selected among dozens of applications. He also wished Miracle a happy birthday, giving her a basket full of toys, treats, and clothing donated by the Islip Animal Shelter and their volunteer nonprofit group, Live.Love.Bark Dog Rescue Inc.

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ISLIP TOWN CONTINUES ONGOING CRACKDOWN OF PUBLIC NUISANCES

Demolition of Long-time East Islip Blighted Structure Planned

Islip, NY - Islip Town Board members are continuing their staunch commitment to more aggressive and vigilant code enforcement practices, most recently with the unanimous approval of a resolution that sets in motion proceedings to demolish a property located at 96 Claridge Lane in East Islip, which has been deemed “vacant, unsecure, dangerous, unsafe, damaged, decayed, hazardous and a public nuisance,” by Law Enforcement officials.
The property is the site of an abandoned construction project, and has remained in this state for more than five years, despite the Town’s numerous attempts to combat the blight through the issuance of 22 violations of Town Code to the property owner, Marcos D. Contreras. The dwelling contains an unfinished multilevel structure, construction litter and debris, and an unsecure pool.

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Islip Town Submits Official Commentary for Ronkonkoma HUB Redevelopment Project

ISLIP, NY--Comments and public meeting minutes from a recent residents’ forum hosted by the Islip Town Board were officially submitted to the Town of Brookhaven today for inclusion and consideration during the Ronkonkoma Hub redevelopment project DSGEIS comment period.

“We look forward to working closely with the Town of Brookhaven in the future and thank our residents for their participation in the process by sharing their thoughts for the record,” said Councilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt. “Opportunities to allow our residents to have a voice in this significant land use project create a collaborative public process and help to build consensus in the region. In Islip, as in Brookhaven, we value the input of our residents and strive to achieve transparency in local government.”

Official comments are available for public viewing at the Islip Town Clerk’s office at 655 Main Street, Islip NY.

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