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Thursday
Aug292019

Smithtown Recreation Announces 2019 Volleyball League Champions

Smithtown Recreation is pleased to announce our 2019 Summer Volleyball league champions as well as second place finishers. The format of play is the best of 5.

 

Volleyball

Monday night:

Monday night champions The LeftoverChampions:           Record

The Leftover           18-14

 

Second Place:

Aces                        23-5

 

The Leftovers beat Aces in three straight matches!

 

Tuesday night:

Tuesday Night Champions Sand GnatsChampions:           Record

Sand Gnats.           17-11

 

Second Place:

Shenanigans          24-4

 

Sand Gnats took the championship in three games.

 

Wednesday night:

Wednesday Night Champions Not Too IntenseChampions:           Record

Not Too Intense   24-8

 

Second Place:

I’d Hit That.            18-14

Not Too Intense beat I’d Hit That in five close games!

 

Thursday night:

Thursday night champions Sandy BallsChampions:           Record

Sandy Balls.          17-11

 

Second Place:

Shenanigans         26-2

 

Sandy Balls beat Shenanigans in five close games!

 

Congratulations to all of our 1st and 2nd place winners. Have a great winter!

Tuesday
Aug272019

Back To School Supply Drive

The Town of Smithtown will serve as a collection point for back to school supplies for disadvantaged local children. From Wednesday, August 21st through Tuesday, September 3rd, residents and businesses can drop off extra school supplies at Town Hall, the Smithtown Parks Department and the Smithtown Highway Department buildings. School supplies will be collected and delivered to the Smithtown Children’s Foundation after the Labor Day Holiday Weekend.  

Ways to Give Back:

If You are shopping for a child or grandchild and you have an extra notebook, ruler, backpack etc and you want to give back, you may drop off the extra supplies in front of the Mailroom at Town Hall or at one of three designated drop off locations; Town Hall, the Parks Department or the Department of Highways. 

Online shoppers can ship school supplies to Smithtown Town Hall to the attention of:

Smithtown Town Hall -Attn: Town Clerk’s Office or Town Council’s Office, 99 W. Main Street, Smithtown NY, 11787

Saturday
Aug242019

Volunteers Participate In Town's Pizza Box Top Event

Local Youth End the Summer with a Public Awareness “Pizza Box Top” event to Target Adults who Provide Alcohol to Youth 

Smithtown, N.Y. Smithtown’s younger generation of volunteers participated in the annual Town of Smithtown Pizza Box Top Project on August 16th. This youth-led initiative helps to prevent underage drinking, the sale of or providing alcohol to minors. Five Pizza Parlors participated in this years “Pizza Box Top” campaign. The youth volunteers adhered approximately 1,200 stickers to carry out bags from the pizza parlors.

“I’m so pleased to see our younger generations take action and educate adults… I’m a big fan of the work that our Youth Bureau, Community Alliance and Horizons Center do to improve our community and way of life. And I’m especially grateful for the local pizza shops who got involved this year, especially with the new school year swiftly approaching.” - Supervisor Ed Wehrheim

Gino’s Pizza (Kings Park) MeMa’s (Commack) Monte’s (Smithtown) Three Bambino’s (Hauppauge) and  Branchinelli’s (Hauppauge) took part by providing carry out bags to be used for the project. Participating pizzerias’ are partners in this Youth Bureau/ Horizons Counseling and Education Center/Youth and Community Alliance of Smithtown effort to combat the buying of alcohol to minors. By allowing the prevention messaging stickers to be placed on carry out bags and beer cases for all customers to see, these pizza parlors help to provide a strong reminder: “Your actions matter! Preventing underage drinking is everyone’s responsibility.”

During the Pizza Box Top Project planning meeting, the youth volunteer group responsible for this initiative, learned all about the dangers of underage drinking, the Social Host Law, the Good Samaritan Law, and the Suffolk County Police Department’s Cancel the Keg Hotline. 

DID YOU KNOW:

  • Alcohol is the most widely abused drug used by young people

  • The goal of Alcohol Awareness initiatives is to bring attention to the issue of underage drinking and the adults who provide alcohol to minors. 

  • These projects are sponsored by the Town of Smithtown Horizons Counseling & Education Center, Youth Bureau, and the Youth and Community Alliance of Smithtown.  

Thursday
Aug222019

Town Of Smithtown's Bi-Annual Paper Shredding Event Sept. 21

 

Safely shred sensitive documents at the Bi-Annual Paper Shredding Event on Saturday, September 21, 2019

Smithtown, N.Y. - The Town of Smithtown Department of Environment and Waterways, in partnership with the Municipal Services Facility and the Department of Public Safety, will host the second Paper Shredding Event of the year on Saturday, September 21st. The event will be held at Town Hall on Main Street in Smithtown from 9:00 AM through 3:00 PM.  

“Twice a year residents can safely and securely dispose of unwanted documents while helping the environment. The process is seamlessly orchestrated by DEW, MSF, and Public Safety. Residents get in and out fast and can go back to enjoying their weekends.” - Ed Wehrheim, Town of Smithtown Supervisor 

In 2018, there were a total of 341 families who came down to safely shred sensitive documents in the Summer and Fall. The Town of Smithtown collected 10.1 tons of paper, approximately 19,700 pounds, to be safely destroyed by Data Shredding Service, Inc. of Corporate Drive in Hauppauge.

“I absolutely love being a part of this event. The public is so pleased and grateful that we are providing a much needed service to local families and our environment… This year we planned the first event in April. We hope to have a bigger turnout than last year’s Summer event.” - Councilman Thomas McCarthy

All personal documents, are safely destroyed by Data Shredding Service, Inc. Full-service confidential shredding service located on Corporate Drive in Hauppauge. 

Wednesday
Aug142019

Town Residents 60 And Older Invited To Lunch At Senior Center

Smithtown Senior Citizens Department Holds Daily Lunches For Residents Over 60

Smithtown, NY:  Smithtown’s senior citizens can participate in Congregate Lunches Mondays through Fridays, provided by the Town of Smithtown Senior Citizens Department. All residents ages 60 and over are invited to participate in this social setting. Lunch is served Monday and Wednesday at 11:30AM, Tuesday and Thursday at 11:45AM, and Friday at 11:15AM. The lunches are held at the Senior Center, located at 420 Middle Country Rd in Smithtown. 

“I’ve been over to the Senior Center just before lunch on Fridays. This program serves up several benefits; from friendly conversation with new friends to good company and healthy prepared meals… It’s a fantastic program.” - Supervisor Ed Wehrheim 

Each meal consists of one third of the current recommended dietary allowance for the 60 plus age group. The monthly lunch menu can be found in print at the Senior Center or on the town website at https://www.smithtownny.gov/193/Senior-Citizens-Department. Food service is contracted with Zan’s Kosher Deli in Lake Grove. 

A suggested meal contribution of $2.25 is recommended. Persons with self-declared incomes at or above 185% of the federal poverty level are encouraged to make a contribution equal to the actual cost of the meal. Any contributions made are confidential. Funding for this program is provided by the U.S. Administration for Community Living, the New York State Office for the Aging, Suffolk County Office for the Aging, and the Town of Smithtown.

For further information regarding this and other senior programs call the Senior Center at 631-360-7616. Registration for this program is on a first-come, first-served basis Monday through Friday. Registration begins in person at 9:30AM. Registration is capped at 35 participants.