All schools in New York State are closed, including West Islip schools.
On Long Island, all federal, state and local government offices are closed, including the Department of Motor Vehicles and the county courts.There is no U.S. Postal Service delivery and only minimal postal services available.
Some banks are closed, but have the option to stay open.
The New York Stock Exchange is open. The bond markets are closed.
The Long Island Rail Road generally operates on a normal schedule on Columbus Day.