Monday: Cloudy. A slight chance of light rain and light snow in the morning…then a slight chance of light rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Forecast
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***SILVER ALERT - ARMANDO VIVAR*** - Armando Vivar, 50, was last seen at his house, located at 147 Second Ave., yesterday at approximately 2 p.m. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and gray or tan khakis. He has not taken his medication for two days and had mentioned Sayville and Oakdale as possible destinations. He travels by commuter trains and has a Suffolk County Transit bus pass. Last time he went missing he was found at the Mineola Long Island Railroad train station.
Elegant Eating Invites You To Take Cooking Classes And To Check Out These Recipes - Make any gathering extraordinary by adding some of our incredible, ready to serve dishes.Here is a link to a photo album of our favorite dishes. In addition to our famous displays, hundreds of mouthwatering dishes can be ordered by the serving or the pound. Give us a call to help you with your upcoming celebrations, including: communions, retirement dinners, graduation parties, birthday parties, and any other special events.
Here is a link to our new Cooking Class Schedule (including March - June). The cooking classes often fill up, so if you are interested, we recommend registering early.
New Eagle Scouts - Spenser Ochs, Thomas Harrington, Zachary Zwergel - (Smithtown, NY)…Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta presented proclamations to the three newest Eagle Scouts of Troop 301: Spenser Jamison Ochs, Thomas Dennis Harrington and Zachary Alexander Zwergel.
Meals on Wheels for Smithtown Senior Citizens - The Smithtown Senior Citizen Department offers a hot nutritious meal delivered to the homes of the frail elderly within the Smithtown community. According to Laura Greif, Program Director, “The meal consists of one-third of the current daily recommended dietary allowance for individuals age 60 and older. A regular diet meal is typical; however, we can accommodate diabetic and low salt needs.” All food in this program is prepared by Zan’s Kosher Deli & Restaurant of Lake Grove. Deliveries are made to participants in the late morning every Monday through Friday. A voluntary contribution of $2.50 per meal is greatly appreciated.
Moving to option 2 at Montclair Avenue Facility - The Smithtown Town Board will meet in a special session this morning at 11am to change a contract it has with All Island Excavating operating out of the Town’s Montclair Avenue facility in St. James. The contract with All Island Excavating had two options. The first option allowed the business to grind trees and stumps at the facility and was less costly. Option 2 requires the removal of trees and stumps for offsite grinding.
Legislator Trotta Explains His Abstention On Superior Officers Contract - Saying he felt boxed in between a contract that is unsustainable and the possibility of the negotiations going to an arbitrator, Smithtown’s Legislator Robert Trotta, 13th LD, abstained from voting on the Superior Officers Association’s contract. The contract received overwhelming support from Suffolk County’s other Legislators. The resolution passed the Legislature with a vote of 17 yes, 0 no, and 1 abstention. According to Robert Lipp the director of the Budget Review Office, the contract which will be in effect through 2018 is estimated to cost taxpayers $55.4 million of which $12.2 million attributed to the General Fund and $43.2 million to the Police District.
Smithtown Dish – small bites of foodie news “In Good Taste” - Transitional Services of New York for Long Island, Inc. (TSLI) and Haven House/Bridges, Inc. are organizing this event. These organizations are involved in assisting individuals and families who are challenged cognitively, financially and immunologically by assisting them in finding them safe and stable housing and work.
St. James St. Patrick’s Day Parade - Meet The Grand Marshal - Prince And Princesses - Announcing the Grand Marshal, Princesses and Princes of the St. James Patrick’s Day Parade. The St. James Chamber of Commerce will hold their 30th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday March 15, 2014 along Lake Avenue beginning at 1pm. It is with great pleasure and honor, the Board of Directors of the St. James Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce their selection of George Powers as 2014 Grand Marshall in their 30th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. George Powers is honored to be selected as the Grand Marshall of the 30th annual St. James St. Patrick’s Day Parade! As a 1968 graduate of SUNY Cobleskill, George worked for many years in the garden and nursery industry before purchasing Hither Brook Nursery and Florist in 1977, where it has continued to be a family business.
Auditions For Roles In “Scenes From The Zone” - Auditions for roles in “Scenes From the Zone (3rd Annual Scene Festival)” – Monday April 28th at 7:30 PM. Need Women ages 20-50 and Men 20’s-70. British accent required for some parts. Rehearsals will either be on Sunday afternoons, Monday or Tuesday nights. Performed by The Minstrel Players of Northport.