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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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

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

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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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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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St. Catherine of Siena 17th Annual Golf Classic

St. Catherine of Siena 17th Annual Golf Classic

Smithtown Children’s Foundation Couple to be Honored at St. Catherine of Siena 17th Annual Golf Classic On Monday, May 22nd the Foundation at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center is hosting its Annual Golf Classic at the Huntington Country Club.  The 17th Annual Golf Outing will include contests on and off the green, a BBQ

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Holocaust Remembrance and Genocide Awareness Day

Holocaust Remembrance

Smithtown East Students learn the powerful message of tolerance and courage from Holocaust survivor, Werner Reich and Rwandan genocide survivor, Joseph Sebarenzi Smithtown High School East Social Studies students devoted an entire day to peace, hope and tolerance in honor of Holocaust Remembrance and Genocide Awareness Day. On Wednesday, April 5the, the entire social studies

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Brain Awareness Week

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Stony Brook University Students in the Neuroscience Axis Club stopped by their High School alma mater for  Brain Awareness Week. The two former Smithtown students spoke to Michael Cone’s Advanced Placement psychology class at Smithtown High School West last Friday. Alexander Walsh and Stephanie Twomey gave Smithtown High School West students a demonstration in a

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Friends of Karen Long Island Gala

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Distinguished Awards to be Presented at Friends of Karen Long Island Gala Benefits Children with Cancer and Other Life-Threatening Illnesses By  Rebecca Mowl Friends of Karen will host their annual Long Island Gala on Friday, March 24th at the Stonebridge Country Club in Smithtown, NY. The event will honor Dr. Jeffrey Lipton, with the Friends

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Daughters of the American Revolution Awards

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Smithtown High School West student Jesse Damm and Smithtown High School East student Morgan Suchy recently received first and second place, respectively, in an essay contest conducted by the Daughters of the American Revolution Anna Smith Strong Chapter. Jesse Damm was awarded first place and Morgan Suchy was awarded second place. Each student received a pin,

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