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


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


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


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


Firefighters Battle Sunrise Lane Explosion

Photos courtesy of Jeff Bressler, Smithtown Fire Department,

An explosion shook one Smithtown neighborhood last night. On Wednesday May 3rd, at approximately 8:20 PM, neighbors along Sunrise Lane heard what sounded like two loud explosions, coming from a two-story home. Neighbors called in reports of a fire shortly after the two loud blasts. Two nearby residents, just so happened to be Smithtown firefighters.


Free Baseball Clinic with MLB Stars

St Catherine's Baseball Clinic

In an effort to reconnect with the community while improving hospital and service awareness, St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center is hosting two exciting events this month. Baseball fans and families alike are invited to attend a Free Baseball Clinic featuring legendary MLB stars, at the Smithtown Historical Society.  On Sunday, May 21st, from 1:00


Smithtown DECA Students Compete in Anaheim

DECA International Career Conference

Last week, 32 Smithtown DECA students from Smithtown High Schools East and West who qualified, headed to the DECA International Career Conference in  Anaheim, California.  Only they didn’t just participate in the conference, they dominated the competition. Out of the 19,000 students who qualified nationwide, to participate, five Smithtown students took home serious honors.  


Smithtown Supervisor Contender Hosts Kickoff Fundraiser

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The contender in this years Supervisor Race, John Zollo has announced his kick off fundraiser, this Wednesday, April 26th from 6 PM to 8 PM at the Elks Lodge in Smithtown. Tickets are just $50 per person, which will go to help fund his “Quest” to be the first new Supervisor in the town of


Spring Planter Ideas and Inspiration


Why wait for your flowerbeds to bloom, when you can put some creative spring planters together with a touch of imagination. Take advantage of the beautiful April weather today. Break out the outdoor planters and container gardens from storage and try out one of these unique and simple Spring Planter ideas. Spring Romance: Works best