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


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

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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


Tragic Drowning of LI Twins

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Pool Safety – American Academy of Pediatrics By Maureen Rossi It was with great horror that so many Long Islanders heard or read the tragic news of three-year old twins drowning in their backyard pool this week.  The first reports came out as breaking news of the three-year old twin boys, found in their Melville Long Island


Smithtown Students Intern at Brookhaven National Lab

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Four budding scientists from Smithtown High School were hand picked for a prestigious internship at Brookhaven National Laboratory this Summer. Russell Berger, Dan Serino, Emma Harlow and Max Bublitz  were recommended by High School East Physics professor, Dr. Gillian Winters to intern under the tutelage of Dr. Helio Takai, a Senior Experimental particle physicist at


Zeldin on Independence Day 2017

Independence Day 2017

An Independence Day Statement from Congressman Lee Zeldin 241 years ago, our Founding Fathers stood strong in the face of tyranny, the greatest enemy of the common man, when they joined together to sign the Declaration of Independence. One of New York’s four signers became the first representative of New York’s First Congressional District, William


Town Clerk Secures Six-Figure Grant

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Smithtown Town Clerk, Vinny Puleo is awarded a Shared Services Grant for Department Consolidation By Glenn Rohrbacker Smithtown Town Clerk and Nesconset Fire Commissioner Vinny Puleo was awarded a grant, over $129,000, for the consolidation of services that are projected to save money for the town. The shared services program is growing to be a statewide


Annual Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans and Family Day

pfc Joseph P. Dwyer peer-to-peer

By Glenn Rohrbacker Local and federal representatives hosted the fourth annual Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans and Family Day of Wellness, which provides a setting for local veterans and their family members dealing with post-service transition issues to participate in wellness related activities and learn about the Joseph P. Dwyer Peer-to-Peer Program. “We have no greater obligation


Lawzie Marigold Foundation Awards Annual Scholarship

Lawzie Marigold Foundation

The Lawzie Marigold Foundation has awarded its second annual scholarship to Smithtown High School West graduating senior, Jessica Kruszewski. The foundation was originally established last year, by the Baruch family and a group of friends who wanted to honor Lauren Baruch in a way that represented her spirit and nature.  Lauren Baruch graduated from Smithtown


Chorus Line Rallies for One of Their Own

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Chorus Line Dance Studio Rallies for The Unbreakable Dancer Who has Inspired a Movement One very special Dance student touched her peers and a packed house during an unforgettable finale at the annual Chorus Line Dance Studio recital. On Sunday May 28th, 11 year old Delaney Unger was presented with a $15,000 check on stage at


Suffolk County Honors Armed Forces

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Suffolk County officials and members of the community gathered en masse on Saturday morning, at the H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge, to honor our Men and Women who serve in our Armed Forces. Over 200 local veterans and residents were in attendance. Veterans who served dating back to World War II stood proud with