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Councilman Flotteron, Local Officials Honor Longtime Fireman

Islip, NY – Islip Town Councilman Steve Flotteron recently joined several local officials at a ceremony honoring Nick Campson of the Sayville Fire Department. Mr. Campson has been a staple of the Sayville Fire Department for decades, and his years of experience have helped shape the careers of countless firefighters who have served under his tutelage.


Pictured (left to right): Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino; State Senator Phil Boyle; Nick Campson; Councilman Steve Flotteron; County Legislator William Lindsey, Jr.

ISLIP TOWN EARMARKED FOR $1.6 MILLION NYS DOT GRANT

 Funds will be used towards major traffic and safety improvements in downtown Bay Shore from train station to ferry terminals

Islip, NY - Another piece of the puzzle in the revitalization of downtown Bay Shore will be put into place in the coming months, thanks to the visioning of Islip Town Councilman John C. Cochrane, Jr., who is spearheading a multi-beneficial project that will see significant improvements on Fourth/Maple Avenue, from the Bay Shore Train Station to the ferry terminals at Maple Avenue Dock. Cochrane’s efforts were recently bolstered with the announcement that Islip Town has been approved for $1.6 million in funding from the New York State Department of Transportation’s Transportation Enhancement Program [TEP], to be used solely for this project.

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Legislator Tom Cilmi Donates $1000 to Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center

Islip, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi presented a check for $1000 to Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center’s nonprofit volunteer organization, Live.Love.Bark Dog Rescue Inc. The money will be used to purchase supplies for the many animals currently awaiting their forever home at Islip shelter.

“Today, on behalf of Friends of Tom Cilmi and Tony Macarino, I am delighted to donate $1000.00 to Live.Love.Bark Dog Rescue Inc. to be used at the Islip Animal Shelter. This money will ensure that the animals there will be a little more spoiled, a little happier and healthier,” said Legislator Cilmi.

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Islip Animal Shelter & SPCA Announce “Miracle” Dog Available for Adoption; Senator Phil Boyle Announces Bill Clarifying Animal Cruelty Laws

Islip, NY – Islip Town Councilman Anthony Senft, Jr. and Suffolk County SPCA officials today announced that applications for the adoption of “Miracle,” the 3-year-old dog rescued from a trash bin at a West Islip gas station on Christmas Eve, will be accepted at the Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center, beginning January 16. Additionally, NYS Senator Phil Boyle announced his sponsorship of a bill that seeks to modernize the definition of animal cruelty crimes in New York by promoting sound enforcement and consistent interpretation of current animal laws.

“Miracles’s story touched the lives of many – locally, nationally and even internationally,” said Islip Town Councilman Anthony Senft, Jr. “The outcry from the public has been overwhelming. But thanks to the efforts of all involved, especially our Animal Shelter staff and volunteers, and the SPCA, Miracle’s story has a happy ending. A thorough adoption process which will be conducted jointly by a Town Shelter and SPCA committee, will ensure that Miracle gets the forever home that she so rightfully deserves. Her story is truly a Miracle.”

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ISLIP TOWN FOREIGN TRADE ZONE TO SEE MAJOR EXPANSION IN 2014; FTZ Occupancy Rate at an All-time High Thanks to Aggressive Marketing Efforts

Ronkonkoma, NY - The Town of Islip Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) will see a major expansion in 2014, with the construction of a 36,000 square-foot facility---the first new building in the Zone since 1990. The project will be the future home of AA Technology, a "one stop electronic contract manufacturer", who provides PCB assemblies, wires harness and box builds. AA Technology has been located in the FTZ since 2004. Islip Town Board members and the FTZ Board recently gave the green light for AA Technology's multimillion project that is expected to break ground sometime in 2014.

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