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    Wednesday - Mostly cloudy. Snow likely…mainly in the morning. Total snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches. Highs around 40. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph…becoming west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 70 percent. Forecast 


    Tim Sini 
     Suffolk County Police Commissioner

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Fifth Graders At Mt. Pleasant Put Goldilocks On Trial - Fifth-graders at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School in the Smithtown Central School District put Goldilocks on trial on Feb 4. Goldilocks was accused of trespassing at the Three Bears’ home, eating Papa Bear’s porridge and leftover chicken, stealing money (petty larceny), trying on Mama Bear’s dresses and breaking a rocking chair (criminal mischief). Goldilocks went on trial against the plaintiffs, the Three Bears. read more
U.S. Senator Gillibrand Announces Military Academy Nominations -
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced her nominations of candidates from Long Island to the nation’s leading service institutions – the United States Air Force, Military, Naval and Merchant Marine Academies. read more

Christopher Loeb Arrested For Harassment 2nd Degree - 

Former Smithtown resident Christopher Loeb is once again in trouble. Loeb is the man directly involved in the scandal involving former Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke. In 2012 Loeb was arrested for burglarizing Burke’s police vehicle.  Federal prosecutors allege that Burke beat Loeb while he was in custody and then conspired to cover up the incident. read more

Opiate Antidote Narcan Available Over The Counter - Heroin overdose and death are real problems in our society. How to prevent people from using heroin is the million dollar question with no answer on the horizon. However there has been significant progress in counteracting the effect of a heroin overdose. That success comes with naloxone (commercially Narcan) which is an effective way to reduce deaths from overdose. read more
Smithtown SD To Host Parent University And Wellness FairSmithtown Central School District will host its next Parent and Community University on March 21 at Smithtown High School East, 10 School St., St. James.The event will begin with a Wellness Fair from 4-8 p.m., featuring hands-on activities and giveaways for all ages, including health screenings, healthy food samples, CPR training, yoga and much more. read more
Five-Star Quality Rating For St. Johnland Nursing Center - St. Johnland Nursing Center in Kings Park has received a Five-Star Quality Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that covers healthcare in the US.  The rating system helps consumers, families and caregivers compare nursing homes online.  A variety of categories are given one to five stars in areas ranging from health inspections to staffing to physical and clinical quality measures. read more
Going To The Video Police Arrest Three Men For Causing Damage In Huntington Village - Following an investigation by Second Precinct Crime Section officers, which included an extensive area canvass, a review of video surveillance recordings and follow-ups on several anonymous tips, three men were identified in connection with spray-painting five cars and the following businesses during the early hours of November 26: read more
Falls Prevention Classes - Stay Independent For Life - ‘Stepping On’,  a CDC model program, comprises a seven-week course that focuses on balance and strength, home and community safety, vision, safe footwear and medication review. The program has proven to reduce the number of falls for participants by 31 percent. A second option entitled “Staying Independent for Life” covers much of the information that is provided in the ‘Stepping On’ program in a condensed two-hour session. read more

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