Fall Planter Inspiration


It’s the first official day of fall, but we have some lovely weather ahead for some weekend gardening. Give those beautiful planters a fabulous harvest makeover for the new season. We went to our favorite Nursery and mixed and matched until we found unique fall planter ideas ripe for your picking. The best part… we


Buddy Club Serving Local Young Adults with Special Needs

Buddy Club Adults with special needs

By Maureen Rossi Paul Scancarelli by all accounts looks like your average Suffolk County forwardly mobile millennial.   Dressed smart, impressively groomed, he is youthful and sometimes fits right in with the people he serves. Working and attending college, he is a student Suffolk Community College studying to become a Drug and Alcohol Counselor.   A noble


Future Medical Leaders at H.S. West Win Awards of Excellence

Future medical leaders

Three Smithtown High School West students have been recognized for participating in the prestigious Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston this past June.  Aidan Buzard, Jesse Damm and Morgan Thomas were nominated to represent Smithtown HS West as the next generation of Future Medical Leaders. Each student  was presented with Awards of Excellence from the


National Merit Scholarship Names 11 Smithown Semifinalists

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Eleven Smithtown High School Seniors are among the best and brightest in the Nation today.  The 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program  announced eleven Smithtown High School Students have been named semifinalist. The elite group of Smithtown H.S. Seniors are among some 16,000 students selected, Nationwide out of 1.5 million applicants. 62nd annual National Merit


Saturday Morning Smithtown House Fire

smithtown house fire

Firefighters Battle Smithtown House Fire Early Morning Saturday A family of three and their two dogs are lucky to be alive this morning.  At approximately 4:29 AM Saturday morning, The Smithtown Fire Department got the call to respond to a residential structure fire or a 13-35 at 25 Eckernkamp Drive. By the time the fire


9-11 Responders Remembered Commemorating 15 Years

9-11 responders remembered

The 9-11 Responders Remembered Park to commemorate the 15 Year Anniversary with 98 New Names, A Special Rescue & Therapy Dog Statue and Plaque and Flag Dedication Ceremony. This Saturday, September 17th, 2016, witness history be forever engraved at the 9-11 Responders Remembered Park in Nesconset. On this 15 year anniversary, the Feal Good Foundation


Councilman Wehrheim Gives Back At Annual BBQ

councilman wehrheim annual bbq

On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016, Councilman Wehrheim hosted his annual BBQ at The Watermill in Smithtown. About 255 supporters came out for delicious Barbecue, live entertainment and one spectacular raffle for a truly noble cause. The sun finally came out after a day of rain, as the Doo Wop Sensations; All Good Friends, played while


Nesconset Volunteer Fire Department Blood Drive

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On Monday, September 19, 2016 from 3pm-9pm, the Nesconset Volunteer Fire Department will host a special Blood Drive to replenish local hospital and bank supply. One hour of your time can save up to three lives in our Community. Residents who wish to participate are asked to bring a photo identification like a driver’s licence


Remembering September 11th Fifteen Years Later

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How Smithtown Remembers September 11th Today, Tomorrow and the next Fifteen Years A Reflection From the Editor Each year, I bare my soul to our readers, as a witness to the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center. Fifteen years later, I realize I am more than a witness. I am a part of


Ten H.S. East Musicians Head to the All-State Conference

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Ten Smithtown High School East musicians and their teachers are surely celebrating this week.  These ten young artists have been chosen to attend the prestigious New York State School Music Association’s All-State Conference. The NYSSMA All-State Conference will take place from December 1st through the 4th, 2016, in Rochester, New York. The ten talented music