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17 Oct

Angie Carpenter (R,C,I) – Islip Town Supervisor

Back in 2015, Angie Carpenter took over the role of Islip Town supervisor after being appointed to finish Tom Croci’s term when he was elected New York State senator. In March of that year, she was elected to her first ...

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13 Oct

Newsday Endorses Angie Carpenter

Angie Carpenter has served as Islip Town supervisor for little more than one term, taking  office after Tom Croci moved on to the State Senate in 2015. But after she has effectively managed the town’s response to an illegal dumping scandal that occurred on ...

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10 Oct

Macarthur Airport Slated for Major Renovations

Long Island’s MacArthur Airport will use state and federal grant money to upgrade the main terminal and modernize its infrastructure. The upgrades are part of a multimillion-dollar capital improvement project.  The Ronkonkoma airport will get a new roof for the ...

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09 Oct

Islip Zoning Code Restricts Vape Shop Locations Away from Youth

The Town of Islip says it is planning to restrict where vape stores can set up shop. One day after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a Bronx teenager as the first New Yorker to die of a vaping-related illness, Islip officials ...

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01 Oct

Long Island MacArthur Airport Improves Flight Information Updates with World-Class SITA Technology

As part of its continuous attention to improve customer experience, Long Island MacArthur Airport, owned by the Town of Islip, is investing in world-class passenger information systems from IT provider SITA. The new systems will include sophisticated flight information screens and voice ...

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29 Sep

Islip Board Renews Frontier Airlines Contract at Macarthur for Another Year

Frontier Airlines will continue serving Long Island MacArthur Airport for at least another year. The Islip Town Board held a public hearing on the new contract with the low-cost airline at its Sept. 24 board meeting, though there were no public ...

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28 Sep

Opioid Crisis: Town of Islip Unites by Going Purple

Town of Islip officials kicked-off “Islip Goes Purple” demonstrating unity in memory of the lives lost, those in recovery, those struggling and families affected by the Opioid/Heroin crisis. More than 100 people gathered for the Sept. 26 inaugural event, including ...

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10 Sep

New Foundation in Islip Town Plans Park for People with Special Needs

A first-of-its-kind park designed for special-needs’ groups in Islip Town is just a concept now but the people behind the idea can see it. The proposed one-acre park within a park will cater to people who are visually or hearing impaired, are ...

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08 May

Suffolk Officials Announce Expansion of Services for Seniors

Supervisor Angie Carpenter joined Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today to announce the Suffolk County Office for the Aging will be on the receiving end of an additional $2.5 million dollars in State funding that was secured in the 2019 ...

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25 Mar

MacArthur Airport Profit’s Dip

The dip in profits in 2018 was partly because MacArthur paid $550,000 more in overtime – $1 million compared with $450,000 in 2017. Long Island MacArthur Airport’s profits dropped 56 percent in 2018 compared with the year before largely because overtime spending surged, ...

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