Town Officials, Elite Airways Celebrate Inaugural Flight from Long Island MacArthur Airport

Supervisor Carpenter and local dignitaries stand in front of Elite plane

Islip, NY – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was joined by local dignitaries, Long Island MacArthur Airport officials, and personnel from Elite Airways at the inaugural flight for Elite Airways’ new venture at the airport. Elite Airways recently reached an agreement with MacArthur Airport to begin flights to popular vacation destinations on the eastern seaboard. The new airline currently offers service to Melbourne/Orlando, Myrtle Beach, and Portland, Maine.

“This is a significant time in the history of Long Island MacArthur Airport. The inaugural flight for Elite Airways marks the beginning of a new opportunity for Long Island travelers, who won’t have to contend with the congestion and hassle of flying from other airports. Summer vacation is about to begin and Elite Airways is now officially flying to new and exciting vacation destinations from our airport,” said Supervisor Angie Carpenter.

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Letter from Supervisor Carpenter to Boaters and Residents

News 12 interviews Supervisor Carpenter

Dear Boaters:

I would like to thank you for taking the time to attend the May 24th Town Board meeting and sharing your ideas and opinions on the reservation system for Atlantique Marina. I really do appreciate those of you who came down to share your thoughts and ideas, and feel that we received a lot of constructive feedback.

As a follow up to the Town Board Meeting, we invited a representative group of boaters who spoke at the Town Board meeting on Tuesday to further the discussion. In order to better serve the needs of the Atlantique boating community together we have agreed on the following:

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Supervisor Carpenter Outlines Vision for Town’s Future in 2016 State of the Town Address

Supervisor Carpenter Outlines Vision for Town’s Future in 2016 State of the Town Address

Islip, NY – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter recently delivered the 2016 State of the Town address, in which she reviewed developments in the Town during the past year and outlined her plans for the future of Islip. During the speech she touted Islip Town’s strong economic position and the industrial resources that have kept the Town’s economy strong in past years. The Town of Islip is one of two Long Island towns with a “Aaa” rating from the Moody’s credit rating agency.

“We practice sound fiscal policies that demonstrate our commitment to responsible government for our residents,” said Supervisor Carpenter. “We work closely with our commissioners to tighten budgets as necessary, making certain that each and every taxpayer dollar spent is done with the utmost scrutiny.”

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Islip Town Board Confirms New Airport Commissioner

headshot of Shelley LaRose-Arken

Islip, NY – The Islip Town Board recently voted to approve the appointment of Shelley LaRose-Arken as commissioner of Long Island MacArthur Airport. Ms. LaRose-Arken had previously been the Airport Manager for Republic Airport, and brings 24 years of experience in the aviation industry to her new post.

“We’re confident that we found the right person to lead Long Island MacArthur Airport into its new era, where we’ll be offering expanded services, while preserving the positive, stress-free, pleasant flying experience travelers enjoy at Long Island MacArthur Airport,” said Supervisor Angie Carpenter.

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Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter Joined Local Elks in the 2016 Youth in Government Day

Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter was recently joined by local middle-school students at the beginning of the 2016 Youth in Government Day, which is sponsored by Elks Lodge 2533 of Islip. Supervisor Carpenter introduced the students to the basics of town government, before answering questions on her job and the role that government plays in everyday life.

After these brief remarks, the students were led on a tour of several Town facilities. In the past, students have visited the Recycling Center and Waste Energy Facility, and this year they were given a tour of the Town’s Compost Facility in Ronkonkoma. The students watched as yard waste and other organic material was converted into compost and mulch, which is then sold to companies and given out to residents at designated Town sites.

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  5. Supervisor Carpenter Discusses MacArthur Airport’s Progress with Congressman King
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  7. Annual Jeans Donation Aids Youth Homeless, Runaway Shelter
  8. Islip Town Board Celebrates National Women’s History Month
  9. Town Employees Receive CPR/AED Certification
  10. Islip Town’s 30th Annual Sharpshooter Basketball Contest a Success
  11. Derelict, Unsafe House Demolished
  12. Islip IDA Continues to Attract New Businesses to Local Economy
  13. Deadline Extended for Women’s History Award Nominations
  14. Islip Town Board Honors Black History Month Honorees
  15. Supervisor Carpenter Joins AutoPlane, Southwest Airlines at Drawing for Round-Trip Tickets
  16. Kiosk Announced for MacArthur Airport Atrium, Honoring General & War Hero Douglas MacArthur
  17. College Incentive "SERVES" Students and the Community
  18. Town Crews Continue to Clear Snow, Ice from Roads
  19. Islip Officials Ask Residents to Refrain from Adding Snow to Streets
  20. Winter Storm Cleanup January 24, 2016
  21. Supervisor Angie Carpenter and the Islip Town Board Declare a State of Emergency
  22. Town of Islip Prepares for Imminent Snowfall
  23. Islip Councilman John Cochrane, Jr., Stresses Importance of Veterans Assistance Programs Available in the Town of Islip
  24. Youth Bureau Calls Upon Residents to Donate to Annual Teens for Jeans Clothing Drive
  25. Nominations Being Accepted for Women’s History Honorees
  26. Town of Islip Employees Join Effort to Donate Blood
  27. Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking for Firefighters Museum
  28. Angie Carpenter Sworn-In as Islip Town Supervisor; First Woman Elected to Post in Town's 333-year History
  29. Duo who Repaired Town Hall’s Nativity Scene Honored by Town Board
  30. Town Officials, Employees Pledge to “Dig Safely”
  31. East Islip Middle School Honors Teacher’s Memory by Donating to Homeless Animals
  32. Islip Town Board Honored Bayport-Blue Point Salvation Army
  33. Islip Animal Shelter’s Pet Toy Drive Raises Outstanding Amount of Donations for Homeless Pets
  34. Islip Town Seeking Nominations for Black History Celebration 2016
  35. TAX RECEIVER ANNOUNCES EXTENDED & HOLIDAY HOURS
  36. Islip Animal Shelter to Host Fourth Annual Holiday Pet Toy Drive
  37. Islip Town Board Honors World Karate Champion
  38. Islip Town Board Honors Islip Soccer Team on Historical Championship Victory
  39. Reminder: Islip to Offer Parking Ticket Amnesty
  40. Islip Town Board Selects Four Local Charities to Receive Donation from Recent Entenmann’s Run
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  42. 2016 OPERATING BUDGET UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED BY ISLIP TOWN BOARD WITH FEW CHANGES; ADOPTED 2016 OPERATING BUDGET AVAILABLE ON THE TOWN’S WEBSITE
  43. Thanksgiving Pet Food Drive Held for Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center
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