Tuesday: Snow. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent. Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening…then clearing. Lows in the mid 20s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Forecast
DA Spota “Toughen Penalty For Hit-And-Run Drivers”
Town of Smithtown - Route 347 Construction Project - Lane Closures 12/9-12/13
LANE CLOSURES: ROUTE 347
Daytime Closures: 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday - Friday,December 10th - 13th
One eastbound lane between Brooksite Drive and Mount Pleasant Road
SC Homicide Squad Investigating Industrial Fatality At Melville Sand And Gravel Operation - Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an industrial incident that killed a Queens man this afternoon.
Two - Six Years For Hit-And-Run Driver - 31-year-old Thomas Costa of Coram pleaded guilty today to Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident resulting in Death or Serious Physical Injury, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota announced today.
Looking For A Unique Gift? Think 2014 Empire Passport - Enjoy the forests, the seashore, the lakefronts in your state parks… every day if you like, through all of New York State’s beautiful seasons. Walk, picnic, bike… bring as many friends as your car holds! The Passport provides access to 179 state parks, 55 Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) forest preserve areas, as well as to boat launch sites, arboretums and park preserves. See where the Empire Passport is Accepted.
“Broadway Cafe” At Smithtown Senior Center - A group of over 100 senior citizens recently enjoyed an afternoon filled with laughter and camaraderie at the Smithtown Senior Citizen Department. A duo of comedians, led by Keith Anthony, staged a comedy club style revue which kept everyone entertained.
Harbor Country Day School Students Win Big In Pumpkin Fling - This year’s annual Pumpkin Fling took place at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Farm and Educational Center in Yaphank, NY. This is the fourth year in which Harbor Country Day School participated with “Archimedes,” a trebuchet-style catapult designed and built by previous Harbor students under the supervision and direction of George Sotiriou, an engineer by profession and the parent of Harbor alumni Michael and Christina Sotiriou. Harbor’s longest distance was 914 feet (270 feet farther than the closest competition in either division) and its winning accuracy fling was 14.3 feet away from the intended target (27.9 feet closer than the closest competition in either division).
Payroll Tax Fraud Sends Business Owners To Jail Employees Get Probation - Two Business Owners Sentenced to Prison for Payroll Tax Fraud Employees of One Company Sentenced for Receiving Income “Off the Books”
News Of Long Ago - “Evelyn Nesbit Makes The Two Worst Mistakes Of Her Life…” - by Bradley Harris, Smithtown Historian - I have been writing about the story of the descendants of Judge J. Lawrence Smith and of the story of his daughter Bessie who married Stanford White. Last week’s article was about the murder of Stanford White and the events that led up to that fateful night of June 25, 1906. This article tries to answer the question of why Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White in cold blood five years after White seduced Evelyn Nesbit in the fall of 1901.
Smithtown Dish - Small Bites Of Foodie News - By Nancy Vallarella- Stop in at Great Hollow Middle School, 150 Southern Blvd., Nesconset this Saturday for the 6th Annual Holiday Breakfast & Boutique sponsored by Maureen’s Kitchen. Visit with Santa, have breakfast and get some holiday shopping accomplished. Holiday multitasking at its finest! Hosted by The Smithtown Children’s Foundation the event will run from 9am - 1pm.
Recall - Academy Sports + Outdoors Girls BCG Hooded Windsuits - Hazard: The hooded windsuits have drawstrings in the hood around the neck area that pose a strangulation hazard to young children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines about drawstrings in children’s upper outerwear. In 1997, those guidelines were incorporated into a voluntary standard. Then, in July 2011, based on the guidelines and voluntary standard, CPSC issued a federal regulation. CPSC’s actions demonstrate a commitment to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on neck and waist drawstrings in upper outerwear, such as jackets and sweatshirts.