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Decker – Lab/Shep mix 10 years old male/neutered up to date on vaccines. Decker is a special needs dog

The Smithtown Animal Shelter has many adult cats and young kittens for adoption. Our kittens are socialized and handled by our


  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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April at Sunken Meadow




  • Wednesday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph…becoming southeast in the afternoon.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy in the evening…then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph… Becoming east after midnight.      Forecast 

Smithtown’s Got Gas - Town Board Approves Controversial Filling Station/ Convenience Store


Smithtown’s Got Gas - Town Board Approves Controversial Filling Station/ Convenience Store - Is Smithtown to become the gas capital of Suffolk County? That’s a question Supervisor Vecchio is asking after the Town Board authorized yet another controversial gas station/ convenience store. This is the second facility of this type to be approved at a questionable location within the last nine months. In December of 2013 the Town by a three-two vote (McCarthy, Creighton and Maloy - yes and Vecchio and Wehrheim- no) approved the controversial Hess station/convenience store on the corner of Harned Rd. and Jericho Tpke. in Commack. Read more

Commack Community Association Hosting A Meeting On The Proposed “Safe Haven For Children” - The Commack Community Association will be holding a special meeting for representatives of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church and residents of the Mayfair area of Commack. Residents will have an opportunity to participate in an open and respectful dialog regarding the proposed “Safe Haven for Children”. This meeting is an opportunity for all residents to have their questions and concerns addressed. A video of the meeting will be posted on YouTube after the meeting. read more

Phones To Stop Domestic Violence - Leg. Trotta’s Collecting Used Cell Phones - Most people assume there is not much use for their old cell phone once they’ve upgraded or replaced it. As it turns out, this is not exactly true. Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta is collecting used cell phones for the VIBS Family Violence and Rape Crisis Center. The point behind the drive is that people in abusive family situations will be able to call 911 if they fear for their own, or others safety.

 ELCA Tells Holy Cross Thank You But Not Possible -The following is a statement from The New York Metropolitan Synod – Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) While this issue has already raised questions, concerns, support and opposition without a formal proposal before an appropriate authorizing body at one location, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Commack, the reality is that the timeline for application and approval for federal funding available at this time to utilize this space for a safe haven cannot be met. Read more

Nesconset’s 2014 Summer Concert Series A Huge Success - Nesconset’s 2014 Summer Concert Series came to a close Tuesday Night following a performance from Fleetwood Mack cover band, “Fleetwood Macked”. It was the most successful Nesconset Summer Concert series to date garnering a record number in both attendance and donations. The Series has become a staple for Smithtown residents, providing those in attendance with live music, fun for the family, and even a way to give back. read more

People In The News - Commack’s Samantha Sclafani, Ashley Ferraro And Matt Rafanelli - Making Hospitalized Children Smile - by Dana Klosner - Commack High School alumni Samantha Sclafani 19,  Ashley Ferraro, 18 and Matt Rafanelli, 19, have combined their love of fantasy, musical theater and kids to create “Characters with a Cause,” a volunteer group that brings the joy of fairy tales to hospitalized children and fundraisers throughout Long Island and the New York area. read more

Police Seeking Boat Thief - On June 17, 2014, between 4 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. a 2004 Sea Ray 18-foot boat and the trailer it was on were stolen from the rear parking lot of 120 Lake Ave.  The boat was recovered on Tulip Road in Kings Park, but the boat’s motor, steering wheel, and dashboard had been removed. read more

Sonic Restaurant Is Coming To Nesconset - Sonic restaurant is coming to Smithtown.  According to Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) attorney Paul Hennings the BZA reached a settlement with Sonic franchisee Cinos Smithtown, LLC and property owner Serota Smithtown, LLC on Tuesday, August 12th. The fast food restaurant will be constructed on the southeast corner of Middle Country Road and Alexander Avenue in Nesconset. Read more




Photo of the Week - Happy 60th Anniversary Anne & Joe Quinn 


Friday August 1st, Joe & Anne Quinn celebrated their 60th Wedding anniversary at Lessings at Sunken Meadow. Their 10 children, 23 of their 26 grandchildren and 11 of their 12 great grandchildren were in attendance. Their immediate family in attendance totaled 61 people!!! The guests in attendance totaled nearly 140. Joe and Anne renewed their vows on this beautiful evening.