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A Message from the Supervisor

“Welcome to Islip, the 3rd largest town in New York State, but with an endearing small town feel. We are so proud of our town…our beaches, golf courses, marinas, parks, housing opportunities for all, businesses, industrial parks, healthcare and educational institutions including our own Islip MacArthur Airport that provides many job opportunities. I sincerely hope you find this website helpful.” Angie

Supervisor in Group Photo in photo with Birthday Girl

August 29th, 2023 – Longtime Town of Islip resident Hertha Shank celebrated her 95th birthday with friends and family at the Joyce Fitzpatrick Senior Center recently. Islip Town Supervisor, Angie Carpenter presented Hertha with a citation recognizing her exemplary life, a single mom who worked as a bookkeeper and raised two children, Robert and Christine in their home in Country Village where Hertha has lived for 67 years.

“Our Town has the distinct honor of recognizing truly extraordinary individuals who live their lives with determination and drive, leading by example to be a force for positive change in their community. On behalf of the Islip Town Board, we wish you enduring joy and happiness,” said Supervisor Carpenter.

Hertha has been an active member of the Joyce Fitzpatrick senior center for more than 20 years. Hertha is beloved grandmother to Kerri and Sean, and a devoted friend.

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