45 RPM Finishes Out Nesconset Summer Concert Series

On August 15, the Nesconset Community gathered for the last summer concert of the series. The headlining band was 45 RPM, who played songs from the 1970’s. To mark the ending of the summer series, the 4th Precinct Police Explorers presented as a Color Guard. Kicking things off was Madison McNally, of Centereach High School,

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Fireman’s Association of New York Gives Hero Awards to Smithtown Firefighters

The Fireman’s Association of the State of New York presented their 2017 Valor Awards to five Smithtown Firefighters who were involved in a house fire rescue in the early morning hours of August 24, 2016. Second Assistant Chief Patrick Diecidue, Third Assistant Chief Timothy Duckham, Ex-Chief John Hansen, Ex-Captain Engine Company 4 Jen O’Brien and

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Slevin Inches Toward Signature Requirement for Supervisor Ballot

Kristen Slevin, an independent candidate running for Smithtown Town Supervisor, has only days left to gather her total of 1,500 signatures to be on the ballot. Slevin would be the fourth candidate to enter the race, after incumbent Supervisor Patrick Vecchio, Bill Holst and Councilman Ed Wehrheim. Slevin is working daily on getting the remaining signatures needed,

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Zeldin Begins District Economic Growth Tour

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R NY-1) recently began his “NY-1 Economic Growth Tour”. Throughout August, Zeldin will be touring NY-1’s businesses to meet with employers and employees and discuss their top priorities for growing their businesses on Long Island and creating more good paying jobs. Zeldin kicked off the tour with a visit to Aeroflex Motion,

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Smithtown Historical Society Welcomes New Board President

The Smithtown Historical Society welcomed a new Board President, Kathryn Tusa, this month. “Although I do not believe that it is possible to fill Brad’s shoes, I am grateful for his stewardship of the Society,” Tusa said. “I am pleased to be part of the new leadership guiding the Society through continued growth and change

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Uber’s “Project Jumpstart” Will Donate to New York Communities Through Drivers

Uber, the popular driving service, launched a community giving program in New York State, where all contributions are directed by drivers who partner with the tech company. The program, called Project Jumpstart, donates quarterly and is a way of supporting drivers who partner with Uber while they’re off the road and to “empower them to

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9/11 Park to Retire Bell at Annual Ceremony to Honor Fallen

Every year, the Feal Good Foundation hosts a reading of the names of first responders who have lost their lives since September 11, 2001, due to illnesses sustained during the recovery of the attacks in New York. This year, the bell that is used to honor each fallen responder at 9/11 Responders Remembered Park will

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BLT Where Everybody Knows Your Name

BLT Lake Ave St. James, NY

When songwriters Gary Portnoy and Judy Hart Angelo wrote the theme song to the show Cheers, they had a place like BLT in mind. At any point during the day the old fashioned dining establishment is filled with folks who know each other on a first name basis. When a new patron enters BLT, they

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Wehrheim Raises $4k for Veterans at ’s Annual BBQ

wehrheim BBQ

By Maureen Rossi On Wednesday, August 3rd, Councilman Ed Wehrheim hosted his annual BBQ at The Watermill in Smithtown. Over 320 supporters came out for delicious Barbecue, live entertainment and the famous raffle for one noble cause. The weather held out as local Doo Wop Sensations; All Good Friends performed on the Watermill’s private Patio

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American Dog Club Taking Dogs from Breeders with Violations

American Dog Club at the Smith Haven Mall is buying dogs from breeders who have been caught with violations in their treatment of the dogs, a review of records related to the issue show. American Dog Club claims that they have “gathered and relied on only the best private professional certified USDA licensed breeders and

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