Please come down to the Smithtown Animal Shelter and fall  in love with Thunder! Thunder is a handsome German Shepherd mix @ 5 years old. He is neutered, micro-chipped, groomed  and up to date on all shots. Thunder is a sweet boy with lots of love to give! Thunder lived most of his life outside and is now waiting for his furever home! He gets along with other dogs and loves going for walks!


Home Wanted -

Please come down to the Smithtown Animal Shelter and adopt  “Sparticus”!  He is a handsome 9 month old neutered male. He is a stunning grey domestic short hair with a loving personality. Sparticus enjoys hanging out with his cat friends and playing with his toys. He can be a little shy at first, but once he warms up to you, he is a big mush! Meow!

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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Learn About Stroke/Aphasia - Sunday March 29 Telethon


By Judy Marlow-Ratway  for additional information

Sunday, March 29th, The Language of Love Telethon for Stroke & Aphasia, begins its Annual Broadcast from 2pm to 8pm at Madhouse TV Studio’s in Deer Park, benefiting The National Stroke Association, The American Stroke Association, and ReneMarie Language of Love Foundation, Inc., all 501(c)(3) organizations.

The donation phone number Sunday is (631)392-1336 and thru PayPal Donations  Checks may be made out to: ReneMarie Language of Love Foundation, Inc., c/o ReneMarie,

Post Office Box 451, Hawthorne, New Jersey.

The Long term vision of ReneMarie Language of Love Telethon is to join the world together in Stroke and Aphasia awareness, reduce the number of Strokes which in turn will reduce the number of deaths and disabilities.

ReneMarie suffered an Aphasia Stroke at age 26 while playing softball and has had a long road of recovery back to the present, having written a book “Stroke of Luck”,   Show called Stroke of Luck, and her Annual ReneMarie Language of Love Telethon.

Note: Anyone can be stricken with a stroke at any time, ranging from unborn babies thru senior years. Sometimes there are warning signs such as: an uneven smile, weakness in arm, slurred speech, extreme headaches, numbness in face, arm, swollen ankles, Time is of the essence …Stroke is an Emergency…You must act fast and call for help…tune in to the Telethon on your computer at: … Stroke of Luck  and hear the stories of stroke survivors, doctors, and be entertained by the great talented people devoting their time to this great cause. Let your children view this as well…they just might save your life!!


Suffolk County Announces Narcan Training Classes

Suffolk County Announces Narcan Training Classes

County Executive Steve Bellone and Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of Health, are encouraging residents to take advantage of scheduled “Opioid Overdose Prevention Program-Narcan Training Classes.”

The training, which meets New York State Department of Health requirements, will enable participants to recognize an opioid overdose, administer intranasal Narcan and take additional steps until EMS arrives. Participants will receive a certificate of completion and an emergency resuscitation kit that includes nasal Narcan. Classes will be held as follows:


Monday, March 16, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Office of Health Education North County Complex

725 Veterans Highway, Bldg. C928, Hauppauge, NY

Contact: 631-853-4017 or

Monday, April 20, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Office of Health Education North County Complex

725 Veterans Highway, Bldg. C928, Hauppauge, NY

Contact: 631-853-4017 or

Monday, May 18, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Office of Health Education North County Complex

725 Veterans Highway, Bldg. C928, Hauppauge, NY

Contact: 631-853-4017 or

Port Jefferson sponsored by Legislator Kara Hahn and the Port Jefferson Rotary Club

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station, NY

Contact: Legislator Hahn’s office at 631-854-1650

Hope House Ministries

Monday, March 20, 2015, 6 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Hope House Ministries, 1 High St., Port Jefferson, NY

Register at Call 631-928-2377 for information.

Kings Parksponsored by Legislator Robert Trotta and Kings Park in the kNOw

Monday, April 20, 2015, 6:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Smithtown Library, 1 Church St., Kings Park, NY

Huntington – Sponsored by Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD)

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

South Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Rd, Huntington Station, New York 11746


Contact: Susan Eckert 631-854-3900   


Programs For Diabetics Or Those At Risk For Diabetes

Programs for Diabetics or Those at Risk for Diabetes

Diabetes is the most rapidly growing chronic disease of our time, affecting one out of every 12 adults in New York. Diabetes puts the body at risk for many serious health conditions if it is not properly controlled. However, moderate changes in lifestyle can help to restore your blood sugar to normal levels and result in significant health benefits. Listed below are free classes designed to help resident who qualify to make lifestyle changes.  

The Suffolk County Diabetes Self-Management Program

The Diabetes Self-Management Program, conducted by the Department of Health Services in collaboration with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, comprises four classes that cover suggestions for keeping blood sugar in target range, choosing a healthy meal plan and balancing food, exercise and medications. Register early, as class size is limited

HRHCare - The Health Center at Patchogue

365 East Main St.  Patchogue, NY 11772

Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26; 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Contact: Anastasia Loper, 631-727-7850 ext. 340 or

Suffolk County Department of Health, Office of Health Education

725 Veterans Highway, Hauppauge, NY
Thursdays, March 26 April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21, 28; June 4, 11, 18, 25 July 2, 9, 2015

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.