The Town of Islip Teams Up With NBC and Telemundo to Host 2nd Annual Pet Adoption Drive

Islip, NY – The Islip Town Animal Shelter announced today that it has teamed up with NBC 4 New York/WNBC and Telemundo 47/WNJU to host NBC Universal-owned television stations’ Clear the Shelters second annual nationwide pet adoption drive. The Islip Animal Shelter is waiving adoption fees on Saturday, July 23, as part of the nationwide Clear the Shelters initiative that seeks to find new homes for homeless pets. 

“Our Animal Shelter has many great pets looking for new homes, and they’d make a loving addition to any family,” said Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “We’re proud to be a part of this nationwide effort to give these animals a second chance in life.” 

This year’s Clear the Shelters event comes after last year’s highly successful inaugural effort, which resulted in nearly 20,000 pets finding new homes through an unprecedented partnership between the NBCUniversal-owned television stations and hundreds of animal shelters located all across the country and in Puerto Rico. The nationwide day of action literally emptied dozens of animal shelters across the country and inspired local communities to take action and open their homes to animals in need. 


Bayport Civic Association Discusses Long Island MacArthur Airport

Officials pose for a photo inside airplane hanger

Islip, NY – Islip Town Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen was recently joined by Long Island MacArthur Airport officials at a meeting of the Bayport Civic Association. Airport Commissioner Shelley Larose Arken and Deputy Commissioner Rob Schneider joined Councilwoman Mullen in discussing recent developments at the airport with members of the Bayport Civic. Councilwoman Mullen touted the airport’s recent successes, including the launch of service by Elite Airways, who offers flights from MacArthur Airport to Myrtle Beach, Melbourne (Orlando) and Portland, Maine.

Pictured (l-r): Bob Draffin, President of the Bayport Civic Association; Deputy Commissioner Rob Schneider; Councilwoman Mary Kate Mullen; Commissioner Shelley Larose Arken.

Bay Shore Resident Celebrates 99th Birthday with Neighbors

Maria was also joined by Richard E. Wankel, Esq, Executive Director, Town of Islip Housing Authority and Maureen Frase, Housing Authority Board Member and resident at Mill Pond Lane.

Islip, NY – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Councilman Steve Flotteron recently visited with Maria Marchione of Bay Shore during a celebration of her 99th birthday. Ms. Marchione has been a resident of the Town of Islip’s Housing Authority community since 1995, and she has become a beloved presence in her neighborhood. Supervisor Carpenter wished her many more happy years with friends and family.

Maria was also joined by Richard E. Wankel, Esq, Executive Director, Town of Islip Housing Authority and Maureen Frase, Housing Authority Board Member and resident at Mill Pond Lane.

The Town of Islip Reminds Residents to Protect Themselves from Summer Scams


The Town of Islip wants to remind residents to be aware of common scams that occur during the summer months, and of scam artists who prey upon the elderly. Scam artists are known to prey on New Yorkers, particularly during the summer months, as consumers embark on home improvement projects and plan family vacations, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

The link below provides tips on how residents can protect themselves against summertime scams. Consumers who believe they've been victimized by any type of scam are encouraged to contact the Attorney General's Consumer Complaint Hotline at 1-800-771-7755 or online at


Town Board Recognizes Pair for Actions Combatting Opiate Epidemic

Fire Marshal Allen and Robert Delagi receive an award from Town Board Members

Islip, NY – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and the Islip Town Board recently honored Fire Marshal Michael Allen for his actions during an opioid incident in Bay Shore. Allen, an Assistant Chief Fire Marshal for Islip Town, was on duty when he became aware of an unconscious man in a parked car in Bay Shore. He approached the vehicle, and noticed a syringe on the seat next to the unconscious man. Allen reacted quickly, grabbing his first aid kit, which contained doses of Narcan – a drug that can reverse the effects of opioid overdoses. Thanks in large part to Allen’s swift actions and subsequent aid, the young man survived the overdose.


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