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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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Two Deaths Reported With Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs

1. Two Deaths Reported with Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs; Recall Announced Due to Suffocation and Choking Hazards


The zippers on the bean bag chairs can be opened by children who can then crawl inside, get trapped and suffocate or choke on the bean bag chair’s foam beads.

Consumer Contact:

Ace Bayou toll-free at (855) 751-8151 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.acebayou.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product



Recall - BRITA Children's Water Bottles - Bexco Convertible Cribs

1. BRITA Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due to Laceration Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/BRITA-Recalls-Childrens-Water-Bottles/

2. Bexco Recalls Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Bexco-Recalls-Franklin-and-Ben-Mason-Four-in-One-Convertible-Cribs/


Bribery Scheme Sends Supplier Of t-shirts And Fleece Clothing For Aeropostale To Jail

Douglas Dey, Owner Of Former Major Supplier Of Aéropostale, Inc.,
Sentenced To 42 Months In Prison For $25 Million Bribery Scheme

New York-Based Executive Used Bribes and Kickbacks to Induce Aéropostale Executive to Steer Over $350 Million in Business to His Company, in Exchange for 50% of Profits

Douglas Dey, the owner of South Bay Apparel, Inc. (“South Bay”), a former major supplier of t-shirts and fleece merchandise for national teenage clothing retailer Aéropostale, Inc., was sentenced today in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, to 42 months in prison, to be followed by 3 years’ supervised release. Dey and was also ordered to forfeit $7.5 million to the government, and pay $13,690,822.94 in restitution to Aéropostale, a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange.

On September 27, 2012, Dey pled guilty to conspiracy to violate the Travel Act through commercial bribery for paying more than $25 million in kickbacks to Christopher Finazzo, Aéropostale’s former Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer, to obtain over $350 million in business. Finazzo was convicted on all 16 counts of fraud and commercial bribery for his role in the scheme following a three-week jury trial in April 2013, and is scheduled to be sentenced on August 20, 2014. read


Recall - McCormick Ground Oregano

08/14/2014 04:04 PM EDT

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is initiating a voluntary recall of McCormick® Ground Oregano, 0.75 oz bottle, UPC 0-523561-6 with code dates BEST BY AUG 21 16 H and AUG 22 16 H due to possible contamination with Salmonella. This recall does not impact any other McCormick Ground, Whole or Oregano Leaves products.


Recall - ESL, Interlogix Hard-Wired Smoke Alarms

1. ESL, Interlogix Hard-Wired Smoke Alarms Recalled Due to Failure to Alert Consumers of a Fire http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/ESL-Interlogix-Hard-Wired-Smoke-Alarms-Recalled/

ESL, Interlogix Hard-Wired Smoke Alarms Recalled Due to Failure to Alert Consumers of a Fire

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. click on above link for more information.


Burger King Open For Business

Burger King in Smithtown is open for business. The fast food restaurant opened its doors on Tuesday, August 5th.  Mohammad Alam, manager of Burger King’s newest restaurant is pleased with the response which he called “very good”.  The restaurant is located at 942 W. Jericho Tpke.  on the south side of Jericho across from Reliable Tree Service and alongside Cafe’ Havana. 

The buiding was constructed more than five years ago and was expected to houseBurger King staff a Wendy’s. There were issues that lead to the property remaining vacant until earlier this year when DiCanio Management appeared before the Town’s Board of Zoning Appeals to modify a special exception. Calling the property an “eyesore” Mr. DiCanio created an upscale fast food restaurant.

In addition to the standard Burger King menu the popular chicken fries have returned. Burger King’s dining room is open during the week from 6am until 10pm. and the Drive Thru is opened 6am -1am Thursday through Saturday.

Smithtown HSW students give Burger King a thumbs upPeople visiting Burger King during their grand opening will receive their choice of a Burger King crown, pinwheel or balloon. A visit to the restaurant on Monday afternoon revealed that most visitors (mostly adults) were opting for the Burger King crown.  

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