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Smithtown Animal Shelter

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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  • WednesdayMostly cloudy in the morning…then clearing. Brisk with highs in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Wednesday NightMostly clear. Lows around 15. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Forecast 

SNOW - NOT EVERYONE THINKS ITS AWFUL

 

16 month-old Christoper Ryan of Smithtown is happily enjoying the Blizzard of 2015. 

 Remember to drive carefully!
 

School Closings For Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Corruption In NYS Government - Sheldon Silver Told To Resign Or Be Forced Out -Smithtown’s Democratic Committee Chairman Ed Maher called for Silver’s resignation and prosecution immediately after his arrest.  Maher is not a fan of Silver. In a phone conversation Maher explained his position pointing to Silver’s mishandling of Vito Lopez’s sexual harassment complaints and the secret pay-offs Silver made to women to keep them from going public. “Of course Sheldon Silver deserves his day in court and is innocent until proven guilty. However his leadership is tainted by scandal and he should resign or be removed immediately.” read more

People In The News - Pauline Zunno Celebrates 102nd Birthday - The club also celebrated the 102nd birthday of Pauline Zunno!  Pauline, who was born in NYC and lived for many years on Fire Island before moving to Smithtown, enjoys an active social life. Pauline explained “If the snow stays away I plan to celebrate my birthday in Port Jefferson this weekend with family and friends.” read more

***Silver Alert William K. Tuthill*** -   

William K. Tuthill returned home and is uninjured.



Commack’s Scott Massa - Intel Science Talent Search Finalist -Scott Massa, a senior at Commack High School, was named an Intel Science Talent Search finalist today, one of only 40 students nationwide recognized for his contribution to improving and enriching everyday life. Scott’s project explored how disturbances in the brain can lead to Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia. He identified a possible target for the development of new medications that may be a potential cure. The title of his project is, “The Importance of Endocytosis to Neuregulin1 Back Signaling: Implications in Neuropsychiatric and Neurodegenerative Disorders.” read more

Theater Review - “Vanya And Sonia and Masha and Spike” - 

Produced by: The John W. Engeman Theater - Northport - 

Reviewed by Jeb Ladouceur 

We all know who Anton Chekhov is, I suppose, but this reviewer is guessing relatively few of us (present company included) are what might be termed truly “Chekhov savvy.” That said, it’s probably a good idea to explain the odd title of the Christopher Durang play which opened at Northport’s lush Engeman Theater last week. read more

Smithtown’s Brendan Martin Qualifies For NYS Olympic Trials And Is Recognized By County Exec. Bellone -

Martin completed the Cal International Marathon after having previously suffered from a femoral stress fracture that forced him to drop out of the Boston Marathon just ten days prior to the event. Determined to give it one more try, he spent about nine weeks preparing for the Cal International race post recovery. With the support of his friends and family, including his former cross country coach at Smithtown West, Coach Carolan, who biked alongside him during many runs, he was successful. Crossing the line with a time of 2:16:38, he hit the time standard to get invited to the trials. read more


Smithtown’s 350th Birthday Gala - Save the date Thursday, March 5, 2015

 
Department Of Parks Employees Locate And Extricate The 1965 Time Capsule - Three Smithtown Parks employees, Brendan Boylan, Tim Dollard and Ed Spinella worked diligently to locate and to extricate the buried 1965 time capsule.  There was some confusion as to where the time capsule had been buried as there didn’t seem to be any written documentation. People who attended the time capsule burial 50 years ago in 1965 were not quite sure where it was buried some thought it was to the left of the entrance others to the right. read more



 
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Photo of the Week - Buried 1965 Time Capsule To Be Opened March 3, 2015