Supervisor Tom Croci

Facts About the Town of Islip

General

Total Area: 106 square miles
Population: 334,354 - 2005 estimate, LI regional Planning Board

Climate

Temperature:

52° - annual average
31° - January average 
73° - July average

Rainfall:

43"

Snowfall:

34"

Prevailing Winds:

Southwesterly - Summer
Northwesterly - Winter

Education

Elementary: 58
Junior High: 18
Senior High: 12
Private Parochial: 19
Vocational: 5
Colleges: 6
Public Libraries: 10 (over 1.5 million volumes)

Recreation

Bowling centers: 3
Movie Theaters: 4
YMCA: 1
Golf Courses 5 public 4 private
Parks (over 11,700 acres) 106
Ball Fields: 56
Beaches: 11
Tennis Courts: 45
Boat Berths: 1,500
Playgrounds: 86
Rifle Range: 1
Roller Rinks: 1
Other recreational facilities include historic sites, museums, lakes, rivers, and Fire Island National Seashore.

Community Facilities

Houses of Worship: The Town of Islip has over 75 houses of worship within its borders serving the needs of various faiths.

Hospitals: 2, South Side and Good Samaritan.

Shopping areas: Regional malls, major department stores, downtown shopping districts and shopping centers.

Government

Type of Government: Town (First Class) & Suburban Town
Police Department: Suffolk County
Suffolk County Fire Department: 19
Community Volunteer Ambulance: 5 Community Volunteer

Services Provided

by County: Various, including courts, health services, social services, consumer affairs, community college, parks, police, public works.

Planning Commission: Yes

Industrial Plan Approval: Yes

Zoning Regulations:Yes

Utilities and Services

Electricity: Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) & New York Power Authority (NYPA)

Natural Gas: National Grid

Water: Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA), Brentwood Water District, Source: Ground Water

Sewers: Storm sewer Sanitary Sewer - available in many areas

Solid Waste Disposal: Waste-to-energy Recycling center Construction and demolition debris facility

Major Employers

Metropolitan Life, Hauppauge
Creative Bath, Central Islip
NBTY, Bohemia
Computer Associates, Islandia
Data Device Corporation, Bohemia
Quality King Distributors, Ronkonkoma
Dayton T. Brown, Inc., Bohemia
Southside Hospital, Bay Shore
EDO Corporation, Bohemia
Entenmann’s Bakery Bay Shore
Wenner Bread Products, Bayport
Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip

Industry

The Town of Islip currently has roughly 4,200 acres of land zoned for industrial uses. This acreage includes the 52-acre Foreign Trade Zone, a site exclusively for duty free importing firms, and a State-designated Economic Development Zone. Below are some of the Major industrial parks located in the Town and the number of acres for each.

Acres Aero-Tech Park, 29 acres
Heartland, 380 acres
Airport Business Center, 14 acres
Industrial Air Park, 128 acres
Airport Industrial Plaza, 200 acres
Islip Foreign Trade Zone, 52 acres
Airport Industrial Plaza II, 38 acres
Lakeland Industrial Park, 22 acres
Brentwood Industrial Park, 22 acres
MacArthur Center, 90 acres
Cardinal Industrial Park, 19 acres
MacArthur Industrial Complex, 19 acres
Central Avenue, 15 acres
Motor Parkway, 60 acres
Central Islip Industrial Park, 20 acres
Ocean Avenue and Veterans Highway, 24 acres
Church Avenue, 5 acres
Parkland Commercial Industrial Park, 40 acres
DaVinci Drive, 22 acres
Parr Islandia Park, 32 acres
Drexel Drive Industrial Park, 28 acres
Racanelli Industrial Park, 140 acres
Equi-Park Industrial Mall, 143 acres
Serota Corporate Park, 124
Expressway Drive South, 25 acres
Sherwood Corporate Park, 50 acres
Fifth Avenue Industrial Park, 10 acres
Speedway Industrial Park, 25 acres
Furrows Industrial Center, 26 acres
Tech Park (Empire Zone), 100 acres
Gateway Industrial Park, 60 acres

Transportation

Highways:

1,500 miles of local roads
Serving Area: Nearest Interstate interchange to city limits: through northern portion of Town (I-495 Long Island Expressway)

Railroad service:

Two main lines of Long Island Rail Road run in east-west direction through Town. Electrified service from Ronkonkoma.

Freight Carrier:

Several dozen carriers serving Longing Island - New York Metropolitan Area.

Air Service:

Nearest Airport - Long Island MacArthur Airport - located in northeastern section of Town. The airport’s facilities include twoinstrument landing systems, a control tower and four runways. The airport services direct flights throughout the Northeast and Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Las Vegas, Nashville, Orlando, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Tampa, West Palm Beach. In addition to the non-stop destination, there are connecting flights to 121 domestic and international cities. Bus Service: Within Suffolk County are ten private and three municipal bus operators. Service is available along most corridors in the Town. Connection service available for interstate travel.

Waterways:

Nearest navigable waterway: Great South Bay along southern coast of Town. Commercial utilization primarily by clamming industry. Excellent recreational opportunities. Port facility: Port Jefferson on north shore of Suffolk County (incl. 23' channel depth. Ferry service: Bay Shore and Sayville to various points of Fire Island.

Town Of Islip Links

Libraries

Bayshore-Brightwaters
Bayport-Bluepoint
Brentwood
Central Islip
Connetquot
East Islip
Hauppauge
Islip
Sayville
West Islip

School Districts

Bayport-Blue Point Union Free School District

189 Academy Street
Bayport, New York 11705
(631)472-7860

Bay Shore Union Free School District

75 West Perkal Street
Bay Shore, New York 11706
(631)968-1100

Brentwood Union Free School District

Anthony F. Felicio Administration Center
Third Avenue
Brentwood, New York 11717-6198
(631)434-2123

Central Islip Union Free School District

50 Wheeler Road
Central Islip
New York 11722-9983
(631)348-5001

Connetquot Central School District

780 Ocean Avenue
Bohemia, New York 11716
(631)244-2215

East Islip Union Free School District

Craig B. Gariepy Avenue
Islip Terrace, New York 11752
(631)224-2000

Fire Island Union Free School District

Surf Road
Ocean Beach, New York 11770
(631)583-5626

Hauppauge Union Free School District

600 Town Line Road
Hauppauge, New York 11788-2836
(631)761-8300

Islip Union Free School District

215 Main Street
Islip, New York 11751
(631)859-2200

Sachem Union Free School District

245 Union Avenue
Holbrook, NY 11741
(631)471-1300

Sayville Union Free School District

99 Greenley Avenue
Sayville, New York 11782
(631)244-6510

West Islip Union Free School District

Corner of Beach Street & Sherman Avenue
West Islip, New York 11795
(631)893-3200

Police Departments

3rd Precinct

1630 5th Avenue
Bayshore, NY
(631)854-8300
Website

4th Precinct

345 Old Willets Path
Hauppauge, NY
(631)854-8400
Website

5th Precinct

125 Waverly Avenue
Patchogue, NY
(631)854-8500
Website

Hospitals

Good Samaritan

1000 Montauk Hwy
West Islip, NY 11795
(631)376-3000
Website

Southside Hospital

301 East Main Street
Bayshore, NY 11706
Business: (631) 968-3000
Emergency: (631) 968-3314
Website

Community Ambulance Companies

Exchange Ambulance of the Islips

190 Carleton avenue
East Islip, NY 11730
Business: (631)581-3151
Emergency: (631)581-3135
Website

Community Ambulance Company

(Bayport, Bohemia, Oakdale, Sayville, West Sayville)
146 Railroad Avenue
Sayville, NY 11782
Email:
Business: (631)567-2586
Emergency: 911
Website

Brentwood Legion Ambulance

29 Third Drive
Brentwood, NY 11717
(631)273-3701
Website

Bayshore-Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance

911 Aletta Place
Bayshore, NY 11706

Central Islip- Hauppauge Volunteer Ambulance

4 Pineville Road
Central Islip, NY
Website

Water Authorities

SCWA

4060 Sunrise Hwy
Oakdale, NY 11769
(631) 589-5200
After Hours Emergency (631) 665-0663
Website

Western Administrative

260 Motor Pkwy
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 582-2211

Colleges

Adelphi-Hauppauge Center

55 Kennedy Drive
Hauppauge,NY 11788
(631) 300-4350
Website

Dowling

Idle Hour Blvd
Oakdale, NY11769
(631)244-3000
Website

LIU Brentwood Campus

100 Second Ave
Brentwood, NY 11717
(631)273-5112
Website

Suffolk Community College

Crooked Hill Road
Brentwood, NY 11717
(631)851-6700
Website

St. John's University (Oakdale Campus)

500 Montauk Highway
Oakdale, NY 11769
(631) 218-7800 Website

Touro College

1700 Union Blvd
Bayshore, NY 11706
(631) 665-1600
Website