Suffolk County Announces Public Outreach for Shared Services Program

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced that there would be county-wide meetings held in July to gain input from the public on the new shared services initiative. Shared services is a state-led program that aims to consolidate public services for municipal governments in order to save money and promote efficiency. “Sharing services is about collaboration with

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Suffolk County Executive Declares Regional Blood Emergency

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced on Monday that the metropolitan region was suffering from a severe blood shortage. “There are hundreds, if not thousands of people waiting for a life-saving blood transfusion that could be the difference between life and death,” said Bellone.  Bellone strongly encouraged residents to donate blood at one of several events

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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

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Annual Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans and Family Day

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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

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Lawzie Marigold Foundation Awards Annual Scholarship

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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

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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

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National Merit Scholarship Awarded to Smithtown Seniors

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National Merit Scholarship Presented to  Sanjana Eranki and Samantha Catalano, Two Smithtown High School Seniors Two Smithtown students have named National Merit Scholarships. Smithtown High School East senior Sanjana Eranki and Samantha Catalano, a senior at SHS West were picked for the scholarship out of some 15,000 finalists.  Both Merit Scholarship students were selected based

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School District Board and Budget Results

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The Smithtown Central School District Board and Budget results for the 2017-18 School year are in! The people of Smithtown voted to approve the budget by a vote of 2421 to 693. In addition to the budget passing, the Smithtown Smithtown Board of Education will have a new member. Half Hollow Hills teacher Matthew Gribbin,

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History of Mother’s Day

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Happy Mother’s Day Smithtown Mothers By: Tricia Chiarelli, Intern and Maureen Rossi As Mother’s Day closes in, tensions have been ratcheting up in a major way with the dictator of North Korea; missiles, test missiles and nuclear threat.   Add in the mother of all bombs being dropped in Afghanistan by the U.S.A. and the ghoulish civil

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Find Dinah the Perfect Home

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We interrupt your regularly scheduled broadcast for an urgent message… Smithtown Today is launching a full scale effort to help find Dinah the perfect home. Dinah has been residing at the Smithtown Animal Shelter since 2014 and it’s about time to find this sweet little girl a home that is just right for her. Animal lover

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