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Town Partners with Attorney General’s Office to Provide Free Foreclosure Prevention Resources

February 14th, 2018 – Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter is announcing free foreclosure prevention resources available to at-risk homeowners in the Town of Islip. The Town of Islip recently partnered with NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s Office in offering help through New York State’s Homeowner Protection Program (HOPP), the New York State Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP) and through the state’s foreclosure rescue scam website, www.AGScamHelp.com. 

The HOPP Program is designed to ensure that no family in New York State ever loses their home because they don’t have access to a lawyer or qualified housing counselor. The Attorney General’s MAP program provides small loans to homeowners at risk, whose debts are preventing them from becoming stable homeowners.

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West Islip Students Announce Charitable Golf Outing

February 9th, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter met with West Islip High School students during a visit to Town Hall this week, to discuss the charitable work of the West Islip Chapter of Thirst Project. Thirst Project is a nonprofit charity, that fundraises and spreads awareness in order to eliminate the water crisis around the globe.

One of the goals of Thirst Project is to give all citizens in the country of Swaziland, South Africa, access to clean water wells by 2022. Since 2012, the West Islip High School community has raised $115,400, and has funded water wells in Swaziland, El Salvador, Uganda, and 30 Biosand filters for families in India.

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Supervisor Carpenter, Town Officials Shed Light on Heart Disease Prevention

February 2nd, 2018 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, Islip Town officials, and Town employees joined together wearing red, to bring attention to Heart Disease, the number one cause of death in women. “Unfortunately, often times, women ignore the signs of a heart attack. I urge women to take care of themselves by monitoring their cholesterol and blood pressure, eating healthy and staying active,” said Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter.

Heart Disease is the No. 1 killer in women. Yet, only 1 in 5 American women believe that heart disease is her greatest health threat. The truth is, women are less likely to call 9-1-1 when experiencing symptoms of a heart attack themselves. It simply doesn’t occur to them to do so. And why would it? The bulk of media attention on the disease is focused on men.

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