Zika Action Plan from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services

Get the Buzz on Mosquito Protection from Suffolk County Department of Health Services

Education is a key component of Suffolk County's Zika Action Plan. The Department of Health Services has developed a new brochure to inform residents about the Zika virus and other diseases that can be transmitted by mosquitoes. The brochure also provides information about how to protect yourself from mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases.

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Long Island MacArthur Airport to Welcome Elite Airways

Another new airline is set to land at Long Island MacArthur Airport, bringing the total number of carriers at the small Ronkonkoma hub to four.

The Islip Town Board is expected to vote Tuesday to approve a contract with Portland, Maine-based Elite Airways, which will begin nonstop jet service to vacation destinations in the Northeast and Southeast sometime in the next two months “with new cities that have never been served from MacArthur,” according to airline President and CEO John Pearsall.

Elite, which became a scheduled air carrier in 2012 after operating for six years as a charter service, has a fleet of 11 Bombardier regional jets, including four 70-seat Bombardier CRJ-700s. The airline flies from its base in Maine to Orlando/Melbourne in Florida, and to Newark Liberty International Airport from Vero Beach and Naples, Florida, according to its website.

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Know the Facts about Natural Disasters

Emergencies can be scary. But the more you know about them, the better you can deal with what comes your way – during and after. Learn more about these natural disasters, such as their cause, where they occur, and how to stay safe. For tips and tools visit: www.ready.gov or www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-factsFollow on facebook.com/americasprepareathon and on Twitter @PrepareAthon

  • April 10-16: National Flood Awareness Week
  • April 17-23: Tornado Awareness Week
  • April 24-30: Lead-up to National Prepareathon! Day
  • May 1-7: Lead-up to National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day
  • May 15-21: Hurricane Awareness Week
  • May 22-28: Extreme Heat Week

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Town of Islip Continues to Clean Up Communities by Demolishing Blighted, Dangerous Buildings

Islip, NY – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter is pleased to announce that derelict and hazardous structures at 473 Ocean Avenue and 227 Caleb’s Path in Central Islip have been demolished. The homes had been abandoned for quite some time, and had been left to decay by the property owners. The home at 473 Ocean Avenue became increasingly unsafe, as well as a target for graffiti. Weather damage and encroaching vegetation made the home structurally unsound, forcing the Town to intervene.

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Supervisor Carpenter Discusses MacArthur Airport’s Progress with Congressman King

 

Islip, NY – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter met today with Congressman Peter King at Long Island MacArthur Airport to discuss the progress that has been made at the airport, as well as plans for the future. The most significant sign of progress is the recent agreement that was reached with National Airlines, who will begin direct flights to Puerto Rico in June. Congressman King was also impressed by the airport’s security measures that protect MacArthur’s travelers and the Islip community.

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  1. Moody’s Upgrades Town’s Financial Rating
  2. Annual Jeans Donation Aids Youth Homeless, Runaway Shelter
  3. Islip Town Board Celebrates National Women’s History Month
  4. Town Employees Receive CPR/AED Certification
  5. Islip Town’s 30th Annual Sharpshooter Basketball Contest a Success
  6. Derelict, Unsafe House Demolished
  7. Islip IDA Continues to Attract New Businesses to Local Economy
  8. Deadline Extended for Women’s History Award Nominations
  9. Islip Town Board Honors Black History Month Honorees
  10. Supervisor Carpenter Joins AutoPlane, Southwest Airlines at Drawing for Round-Trip Tickets
  11. Kiosk Announced for MacArthur Airport Atrium, Honoring General & War Hero Douglas MacArthur
  12. College Incentive "SERVES" Students and the Community
  13. Town Crews Continue to Clear Snow, Ice from Roads
  14. Islip Officials Ask Residents to Refrain from Adding Snow to Streets
  15. Winter Storm Cleanup January 24, 2016
  16. Supervisor Angie Carpenter and the Islip Town Board Declare a State of Emergency
  17. Town of Islip Prepares for Imminent Snowfall
  18. Islip Councilman John Cochrane, Jr., Stresses Importance of Veterans Assistance Programs Available in the Town of Islip
  19. Youth Bureau Calls Upon Residents to Donate to Annual Teens for Jeans Clothing Drive
  20. Nominations Being Accepted for Women’s History Honorees
  21. Town of Islip Employees Join Effort to Donate Blood
  22. Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking for Firefighters Museum
  23. Angie Carpenter Sworn-In as Islip Town Supervisor; First Woman Elected to Post in Town's 333-year History
  24. Duo who Repaired Town Hall’s Nativity Scene Honored by Town Board
  25. Town Officials, Employees Pledge to “Dig Safely”
  26. East Islip Middle School Honors Teacher’s Memory by Donating to Homeless Animals
  27. Islip Town Board Honored Bayport-Blue Point Salvation Army
  28. Islip Animal Shelter’s Pet Toy Drive Raises Outstanding Amount of Donations for Homeless Pets
  29. Islip Town Seeking Nominations for Black History Celebration 2016
  30. TAX RECEIVER ANNOUNCES EXTENDED & HOLIDAY HOURS
  31. Islip Animal Shelter to Host Fourth Annual Holiday Pet Toy Drive
  32. Islip Town Board Honors World Karate Champion
  33. Islip Town Board Honors Islip Soccer Team on Historical Championship Victory
  34. Reminder: Islip to Offer Parking Ticket Amnesty
  35. Islip Town Board Selects Four Local Charities to Receive Donation from Recent Entenmann’s Run
  36. Thanksgiving Baskets Prepared for Residents in Need During Holiday Season
  37. 2016 OPERATING BUDGET UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED BY ISLIP TOWN BOARD WITH FEW CHANGES; ADOPTED 2016 OPERATING BUDGET AVAILABLE ON THE TOWN’S WEBSITE
  38. Thanksgiving Pet Food Drive Held for Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center
  39. Islip Animal Shelter Celebrates “Adopt a Senior Pet Month” with Free Senior Adoptions
  40. Local Officials Celebrate New Technology Center at Charles Mulligan Middle School
  41. Town of Islip & Long Island Housing Partnership Host Lottery for 11 New Affordable Homes in Brentwood
  42. Town of Islip’s Youth Bureau Begins Holiday Gift Drive for Overseas Troops
  43. Town of Islip’s Tax Freeze, Government Efficiency Plan Approved by the New York State Division of the Budget
  44. TOWN OF ISLIP SUPERVISOR ANGIE CARPENTER MAKES ISLIP’S PRELIMINARY 2016 OPERATING BUDGET AVAILABLE ON THE TOWN’S WEBSITE
  45. ISLIP TOWN SUPERVISOR ANGIE CARPENTER ANNOUNCES ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW DISABILITY ADVISORY BOARD
  46. Town of Islip Appoints Six to Youth Board
  47. Islip to Offer Parking Ticket Amnesty
  48. Islip Town Board Votes to Acquire Central Islip Property for More Parking on Carleton Avenue
  49. Islip Animal Shelter Celebrates National Pit Bull Day by Offering Free Adoptions
  50. Islip Town Supervisor Inducts KIC Junior Commissioners

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