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


Suffolk County Executive Declares Regional Blood Emergency


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


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

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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


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


Patriotic Fun Color Run

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Nesconset Chamber of Commerce and 9/11 First Responders Remembered Memorial Park Present the Patriotic Fun Color Run There’s still time to register for the most fun the whole family can have on two feet, for a heroic cause. Don’t miss out on the 9/11 First Responders Remembered Patriot Run, a Three mile run/walk “color run”


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,


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


A Rush to Vote

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The three Smithtown incumbents running for re-election were in an awful hurry to rush a vote that would cost approximately two million dollars of capital budget funds for what they call “Beautification of Lake Avenue.”  The project includes brand new brick, cobblestone-like sidewalks, new trees and a street paving overhaul. The capital budget which was


American Healthcare Act Passes House

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The American Health Care Act Passes House of Representatives, to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, A.K.A. Obamacare Congressman Lee Zeldin voted YES on the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628), which passed the House of Representatives, to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare. After this vote, the