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Islip Town Celebrates Hanukkah with Menorah Lighting

December 7th, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter alongside Town Council Members John C. Cochrane, Jr. and James P. O’Connor, were joined by Rabbi Dr. Steven Moss of the B'Nai Israel Reform Temple of Oakdale on the front lawn of Town Hall for the annual Islip Town Menorah Lighting Ceremony. Rabbi Moss officiated the ceremony, which included prayer and the singing of Rock of Ages and the Dreidel Song. The Menorah lighting marked the start of Hanukkah, which began at sunset on Sunday, December 2nd.


2018 Animal Shelter Holiday Toy Drive

7th Annual Holiday Toy Drive at the Animal Shelter to be held December 8th

November 29th, 2018 – The Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center will be holding its 7th Annual Holiday Toy Drive on Saturday, December 8th. Come down to the shelter between 11:00am and 2:30pm and help fill the stockings (and wishes) of the animals this holiday. Dog, cat and bunny toys, along with treats, collars, and of course "furever" homes, are wanted! See the flyer below for complete details, and help make 2018 the best holiday these animals can have. Visit their Facebook page here.

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Long Island MacArthur Airport Celebrates Town of Islip’s 335th Birthday With Photo Exhibit, Tree and Menorah Lighting


December 3rd, 2018 – To commemorate the 335th Birthday of the Town of Islip, MacArthur Airport unveiled a 30-day exhibit of historical photos, highlighting the history of the Town and Airport. The unveiling of the photo exhibit coincided with the annual lighting of the airport’s Holiday Tree and Menorah. The Sayville High School Chamber Orchestra Band entertained guests and airport customers during the lighting ceremony and unveiling.



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