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Islip Issues Mandatory Evacuation Order For Category 1 Storm Surge Zones

Order also includes mobile home parks; shelters open across the Town.

Islip Town has issued mandatory evacuations for Category 1 Storm Surge Zones and all Mobile Home Parks located in the township.

Storm Surge Zone areas are concentrated in many low-lying areas south of Montauk Highway. A full list of streets and parcels impacted by the evacuation order is attached with this story. Calls will be made to residents in these areas informing them about the mandatory evacuation.

Town officials encourage residents to evacuate during daylight hours well in advance of high tide Sunday night. All evacuations should be completed by 7 p.m. Residents are also encouraged to take a minimum of three days of clothing, all medications, and baby supplies.

Mobile Home Parks:
• Bay Shore Mobile Park LLC
1419 Sunrise Hwy, Bay Shore 
• Edgewater Lodge & Mobile Park
150 Main Street. Islip
• Valley Forge- Bunker Hill Mobile Community
1370, 1380, 1400, 1410 Church Street, Bohemia
1520 Central Ave, Bohemia
30 Buttercup Drive, Bohemia
• Lincoln Village Mobile Home Park
1137 Lincoln Avenue, Holbrook

American Red Cross Shelter openings in the Town of Islip:

• Brentwood High School — Sonderling Center; 2 6th Avenue, Brentwood

North Directions: Take Long Island Expressway to Exit 53 (Eastbound); take exit 55 (westbound) to Washington Avenue; South on Washington Avenue to 6th Avenue; Make right onto 6th Avenue; take to end; (if you cross over Southern State Parkway, you have gone too far.)

South Directions: Sunrise Highway to Exit 44 — Brentwood Road, Take North approximately 3 miles; make left onto 6th Avenue until the end (if you cross over Suffolk Avenue, you have gone too far.)

• Seneca Middle School — 850 Main Street, Holbrook

Heading West: Long Island Expressway to Exit 61. At light turn left heading South on Patchogue-Holbrook Road.  At 4th Traffic light, turn right on Furrows Road.  Take Furrows one short block to Main Street.  Turn left and continue several hundred feet to Seneca on west side (Across from Villa Lombardi’s)

Heading East: Long Island Expressway to Exit 61. Turn right at light heading South on Patchogue-Holbrook Road.  Proceed 3 traffic lights and make right onto Furrows.  Continue as above.

• Sachem East High School — 177 Granny Road, Farmingville

From Sunrise Highway:  Sunrise Highway to exit 52A toward Suffolk County 83 (No. Ocean Avenue/-Farmingville/ Patchogue) merge onto Sunrise hwy South Service Road.  Turn left onto County Road 83 North / North Ocean Avenue.  Turn right onto Granny Road. Pass Bicycle Road and the school is on the left.

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• Special Needs Facility

John J. Foley Skilled Nursing Center, 14 Glover Drive in Yaphank

Take Sunrise Highway East to ext 57 N for Horseblock Road W. toward Yaphank; Merge onto Horseblock Road, Slight right onto Yaphank Ave; Turn left onto Glover Dr; Destination will be on the left

• Pets Only

Brentwood Recreation Center, 99 3rd Avenue, Brentwood

From Sunrise Hwy: take Exit 42N – County Road 13 to 3rd Avenue. Make a right onto 3rd Avenue. The Recreation Center will be on the left-hand side of the road; From the LIE: take Exit 53S to 3rd Avenue. Make a left onto 3rd Avenue and the Recreation Center will be on the left-hand side of the road.   

Vincent Alessi October 29, 2012 at 12:37 AM
'Here's the story of The Hurricane.. -- Bob Dylan. Be safe everyone.
Andrea Carolina Bustos de Romagna October 29, 2012 at 01:16 AM
Thanks Inez, it's good to know that you are looking out for us! Stay safe.
RICHRACER October 29, 2012 at 01:24 AM
Is there garbage pickup on Lincoln Blvd. on Monday?. We have Town contractor service.
Ryan Bonner October 29, 2012 at 02:03 AM
RICHRACER, from the Town of Islip Facebook page: "The EOC [Emergency Operations Center] has been receiving a lot of phone calls regarding garbage collection. As a reminder, Monday will be a normal garbage collection day."
Judy Mottl October 29, 2012 at 02:47 AM
Thank gosh.. i was wondering the same thing.. racoons vs. sandy... racoons win..

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