9/11 Park to Retire Bell at Annual Ceremony to Honor Fallen


Every year, the Feal Good Foundation hosts a reading of the names of first responders who have lost their lives since September 11, 2001, due to illnesses sustained during the recovery of the attacks in New York. This year, the bell that is used to honor each fallen responder at 9/11 Responders Remembered Park will


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

wehrheim BBQ

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


Suffolk Creates “First in the Nation” Veterans Traffic Court


Joined by members of Suffolk County’s various veterans agencies, County Executive Steve Bellone announced on Wednesday that there would be a new court designed to rectify traffic violations for veterans. The Veterans Traffic Court is the first of its kind in the United States, and will serve as a “one stop shop” for veterans, according


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


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


Interview with WWII Unsung Hero Adele Danon

WWII unsung hero Adele Danon

Smithtown Today got to sit down with an unsung hero of WWII last week. Adele Danon,was just 19 years old when she signed up to serve her country as a member of the US Cadet Nurse Corps. What most of us may not know, is by the year 1945, cadet nurses provided approximately 80% of


Zeldin Meets With V.P. Pence on Relationship with Israel

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Congressman Zeldin has hit the ground running in his second term.  On Monday, February 13, the member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, sat down with Vice President Mike Pence to discuss the Nation’s relationship with Israel. The meeting took place in the Capitol, in anticipation of


Congressman Zeldin Appointed to US Holocaust Memorial Council

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House Speaker Paul Ryan has appointed Congressman Lee Zeldin to serve on the Holocaust Memorial Council. The council was established in 1980 by Congress, dedicated to honoring the survivors and preserving the memory of the six million European Jews who were murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators. The Holocaust Memorial Council is responsible for


Congressman Zeldin Spends Holidays with Soldiers in Middle East

Congressman Lee Zeldin Middle East Trip US Soldiers Holidays

Congressman Zeldin travels overseas with the Bipartisan Congressional Delegation to visit with US Soldiers over the Holidays. Our Congressman, Lee Zeldin is spending his second consecutive holiday season, overseas with US Soldiers, deployed in the Middle East. The member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is a part of a bipartisan Congressional Delegation, or a