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Islip to Host Annual S.T.O.P. Day

Holbrook, NY – The Town of Islip will host its annual Spring STOP (Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) Day this Saturday, May 3, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Multipurpose Recycling Facility, located at 1155 Lincoln Avenue, in Holbrook.

This event gives residents the opportunity to dispose of household waste materials in a responsible and environmentally-safe manner, with DEC staff on-hand to provide assistance if needed. Acceptable materials include drain cleaners, bug repellant, deodorizers, laundry products, latex paints and much more. Visit the Town’s website at www.TownofIslip-ny.gov for specific information on how materials should be contained, or click here to download the informational brochure.

“Our annual STOP Days are extremely beneficial events that allow residents to properly dispose of potentially harmful materials, keeping these pollutants out of the environment,” noted Councilwoman Trish Bergin-Weichbrodt.

For more information about S.T.O.P. Day, call 631-595-3630.




Run for Autism a Success

Islip, NY – Islip Town Councilman Anthony Senft recently participated in the Jigsaw 4-Mile Run for Autism. The proceeds of the race will benefit local autism-based charities. Councilman Senft was joined by Legislator Tom Cilmi and his wife, Anna Cilmi, as well as the members of East Islip Youth Lacrosse.

Islip’s Annual Earth Day Celebration This Saturday, April 26th

Islip, NY – Islip Town, in conjunction with the Sayville Chamber of Commerce, will hold its ever-popular Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 26th, at Gillette Park, Sayville, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The free Earth Day Celebration is expected to draw hundreds of families and residents, and will feature live musical performances, animal exhibits, educational workshops, demonstrations, and much more. In the event of inclement weather the celebration will take place on Sunday, April 27.

This year’s celebration also marks the 25th Anniversary of Keep Islip Clean (KIC). KIC is a not-for-profit affiliate of the nationwide organization Keep America Beautiful, Inc. (KAB), which has 400 other affiliates like KIC scattered across the country. KIC, located in Islip, has developed many programs to achieve Quality of Life and beautification goals for our community and relies on the dedication of volunteers to achieve those goals.

For information about Earth Day, call the Islip Town Department of Environmental Control at 631-595-3630.


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