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 Ramsey – Shep/Chow mix 3 years old male/neutered up to date on vaccines. Ramsey loves to play with his toys and go for walks. He is affectionate and playful but would be best placed with older children and a home without other dogs.

 

 

 

  The Smithtown Animal Shelter has many kittens for adoption, the little ones are handled and socialized by our volunteer staff they are friendly have their initial shots and de-worming.

 

          

 

 

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  • Saturday - Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Saturday Night -Mostly cloudy. A chance of drizzle with a slight chance of light rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Forecast 

 Sister Patricia McDonnell Celebrates Diamond Jubilee 

Director of Pastoral Care at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown, Sister Patricia McDonnell, commemorated six decades of being a nun September 2014. She celebrates her very own diamond jubilee. Diamond, a Greek root word, meaning unconquerable and enduring—two words that capture the essence of the tremendously graceful and dedicated woman of virtue. Read More

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Kings Park Activist Mike Rosato - “Let The People Decide” by Dana Klosner - 

For the past several months Mike Rosato, an activist from Kings Park, has been lobbying the Town Board to establish an Open Space and Recreation Trust Fund. Local civic and youth organizations supported this effort, he said, because they understood the economic, environmental and quality of life benefits it would provide to the community.

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 Statement from the Commack School District - Inappropriate Photos - 

During the last period of the day yesterday, Thursday, September 18, all Commack high school seniors were assembled on the bleachers of the varsity field to take the “senior photo,” an annual event.  Two years ago, the school banned “lettering and/or messages” on clothing during the senior photo.  This restriction is actively enforced during the senior photo sitting.   read more

 

 

No Deal - The Town Will NOT Be Building A Parking Lot On Pulaski Rd. In Kings Park -  

No deal!  That’s the word from Councilman Robert Creighton on his proposal to purchase a vacant piece of land on Pulaski Rd. in Kings Park to be used as a 20-22 parking space municipal parking lot. According to Councilman Creighton, the  property owner and the town could not reach an agreement on the purchase price.  read more


Continuing The Journey - Sister Patricia McDonnell Celebrates Her Diamond Jubilee -

Director of Pastoral Care at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown, Sister Patricia McDonnell, commemorated six decades of being a nun September 2014. She celebrates her very own diamond jubilee. Diamond, a Greek root word, meaning unconquerable and enduring—two words that capture the essence of the tremendously graceful and dedicated woman of virtue. read more


Woman Wanted For Stealing Cash From Pocketbook At Nesconset Walgreens -On September 10, 2014, a woman who was shopping at the Walgreens store, located at 714 Nesconset Highway, reported that she left her purse in her shopping cart and left the store. When she returned, the woman found the purse was still there but $1,300 in cash was missing. Surveillance video shows a female suspect removing the cash. The suspect is described as a white woman in her 60s, approximately 5 feet 2 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall, 120 lbs. with light brown hair. Read more

Editorial - McCarthy Vote An Ethics Board Issue - When elected officials appear to be acting inappropriately or unethically it is a citizens responsibility to try to seek a remedy. At the September 9, 2014 town board meeting Councilman/Deputy Supervisor Thomas McCarthy voted on a salary increase for the position of deputy supervisor. The very position he holds. The resolution, item 4.O,  authorized an increase and set the salary for deputy supervisor at $35,000 per annum. The resolution was approved in a three-two vote with Councilmen Creighton and Wehrheim voting NO and Councilwoman Nowick, Supervisor Vecchio and Councilman/Deputy Supervisor McCarthy voting YES.  read more

Letter To The Editor - Conflict Of Interest In McCarthy’s Vote - What part of “conflict of interest, or appearance of a conflict of interest” does not apply to Councilman Thomas McCarthy’s vote for his own $30,000 increase?  The answer is of course “NONE”.  It is so blatantly unethical, and untenable, that I can’t imagine how this action can stand. read more

 
 Smithtown Historical Society Honors Community Leaders At Oct. 16 Heritage Ball 

In appreciation for their leadership, generosity, service, and vision in protecting, preserving, and promoting Smithtown’s distinct history, the Smithtown Historical Society will be recognizing four exceptional individuals from the community at this year’s annual Heritage Ball. Scott Posner, Glenn Williams, and Inge Sobel with Kathryn Tusa will be presented the Partnership in History, Anna Blydenburgh, and Rockwell Awards respectively. 

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Photo Of The Week - Aftermath of September 10 Fire At Building 44 Nissequogue River State Park 

 

 

Building 44 at the Nissequogue River State Park on Old Dock Rd. was the scene of an intense fire Wednesday, September 10.  Kings Park Firefighters responded to an alarm early Wednesday morning at the abandoned two-story warehouse.  It took several hours and assistance from neighboring fire departments to get the fire under control. No injuries were reported. The fire is being investigated by Suffolk County Arson Squad. Firefighters broke through the wall of the building while putting out the fire.  (photo pbiancaniello)