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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Parking Violation Amnesty Program Extended

Amnesty

Smithtown Department of Public Safety to Extend a 50% Reduction in
Cost of Parking Violation Summonses through July

The Town of Smithtown Department of Public Safety has extended the amnesty program for all parking tickets issued in the past nine years. Individuals who missed the chance last month to pay off overdue parking tickets/violations can take advantage of the ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Town of Smithtown to Host Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

July Hazardous Waste Event

Safely Dispose of Hazardous Household Waste at the Collection Event on July 9th

The Town of Smithtown Department of Environment and Waterways, in partnership with the Municipal Services Facility and the Department of Public Safety, will host a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Saturday, July 9th. This free event will be h...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Bringing the Light Back to Main Street

Smithtown Performing Arts Center

Smithtown Community Unites with Local Officials to Unveil Major Restoration Effort of the Smithtown Performing Arts Center

Elected Officials united with the Smithtown arts and local business community last week, nine months to the date after the initial call to action to help save the Main Street Theater. On Wednesday, June 8th, Smithtown Supervisor Ed Wehrheim, together with...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Chewy and Mando

Chewy and Mando

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week, Chewy and Mando! 

Chewy (orange) and Mando (grey) are a pair of one and a half year-old Domestic Short Hair cats who are named after two classic Star Wars characters; Chewbacca and th...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Gaynor Park Little League Field Ribbon Cutting

Gaynor Ribbon Cutting

Town of Smithtown & St. James Smithtown Little League Celebrate New Ballfield and Improvements in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Town of Smithtown Elected Officials, Recreation Department, and Parks, Buildings & Grounds joined together with the St. James Smithtown Little League, Former Mets MLB star & current Hofstra Head Coach Frank Catalanotto, Former NFL Star Marty Lyons...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Samson

Samson

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Samson!

Samson is an eight year-old Male Boxer/Pit Mix who was abandoned at the Kings Park Psychiatric Center with his sister Delilah after their old owner passed away. He adores people, and is...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Smithtown Director of Parks to be Honored

Joe Arico

Smithtown Department of Parks, Buildings & Grounds Director Joseph Arico to Receive “Partner in History” Award at the 2022 Smithtown Historical Society Annual Heritage Ball

Director of Parks Joseph Arico has been tapped by the Smithtown Historical Society to receive the 2022 Partner in History Award during the annual Heritage Ball gala. On Friday, June 3rd, 2022, the Smithtown Historical Society hosted a breakfast where the ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Adopt with a Cop

Adopt with a Cop

Smithtown Animal Shelter Partners with Suffolk County Police Department in the First ‘Adopt with a Cop’ Initiative to Help Find Permanent Homes for Rescue Animals

The Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter partnered with the Suffolk County Police in the first Adopt with a Cop initiative, a new program where local law enforcement interact with rescue animals to help find deserving pets fur-ever homes. The Adopt with a Cop...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Statement regarding Summer Nights

22LakeAve

The following statement has been issued by the Town of Smithtown in response to questions raised regarding details for the Summer Nights event series on Lake Avenue, in St James

The Town Board has approved the location for the Summer Nights Concert series to take place on Lake Avenue between 4th and 6th Streets to include use of Celebrate Park. This new area is safer for SCPD to manage and redirect traffic. Commuters wil...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Delilah

Delilah

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Delilah!

Delilah is a ten year-old Female Pit Mix who was found abandoned in a park with her brother, Samson, after their mom sadly passed away. Delilah is super loving and affectionate, and sh...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Parking Violation Amnesty

Amnesty

Smithtown Department of Public Safety to Offer 50% Reduction in Cost of Parking Violation Summonses During the Month of June

The Town of Smithtown Department of Public Safety will run an amnesty program for all parking tickets issued in the past nine years. Beginning June 1st, 2022, all parking violations issued between January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2021 can be paid off with a...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Linx

Linx

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Linx!

 

Linx is a three year-old Male German Shepherd who was taken in as a stray and never claimed. He is highly intelligent, well-mannered, and protective. Linx loves to play, and can...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Lt. Percy Forman Named 2022 Memorial Day Grand Marshal

Memorial Day Grand Marshal

During World War II, 58 members of the Smithtown Fire Department were a part of the armed forces defending our nation. All returned home safely, save Lt. Percy Forman. This year, on the first occasion of the Smithtown Fire Department’s hosting o...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Free Home Repair Services for Senior Citizens

Repair Flyer

Smithtown Senior Citizens Department Residential Repair Program Provided to Residents Over the Age of 60

Smithtown’s seniors in need of minor household repairs can contact the Town of Smithtown Senior Citizens Department to take advantage of the Residential Repair Program. In addition to a series of other household assistance services available to ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Smithtown Public Safety Awards Ceremony

Public Safety Awards

Smithtown Department of Public Safety Honors Outstanding Officers in Annual Awards Ceremony

On Thursday, May 12th, 2022, the Town of Smithtown Department of Public Safety, together with Elected Officials, presented awards to five of its members for exceptional dedication and commitment to the job. Park Ranger Susan Saviano was presented with the...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Smithtown Town Hall Makeover

Town Hall

Renovations at Town Hall Completed

Renovations to Smithtown Town Hall were completed on Friday, just in time for the warmer weather. The project included interior and exterior repairs, improved handicap accessibility, and made major infrastructure and traffic safety improvements to portion...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Pinky

Pinky

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Pinky!

Pinky is a two year-old Male Domestic Short Hair who came to the Animal Shelter from a home with several cats. Sadly, his previous owner passed away. Pinky got his name from his uniquely...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

NY State Paint Collection Program - starting May 1, 2022

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The New York State Postconsumer Paint Collection Program began on May 1, 2022. For drop-off locations and the latest program information, please visit the PaintCare New York program page.

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Raya

Raya

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Raya!

 

Raya is a one year-old Female Domestic Medium Hair Mix who is a total beauty. She is outgoing, vocal, and very affectionate! Raya enjoys giving and getting attention, and she wi...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Smithtown Patriots Opening Day

Patriots Game

The Town of Smithtown Senior Softball Team Celebrates Opening Day

Supervisor Ed Wehrheim, Councilman Tom Lohmann and Town Clerk Vinny Puleo stopped by Flynn Memorial Park to help the Smithtown Patriots kick off the opening day game for the season. On Tuesday, May 3rd, at 10AM, the Smithtown senior softball team; the&...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Crysta

Crysta

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Crysta!

Crysta is a Female Domestic Medium Hair who is estimated to be two years young. She was brought to the Animal Shelter while living as a stray with her kittens. Crysta is a gorgeous and ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Town of Smithtown Hosts Arbor Day with Park View Elementary Students

Arbor Day

The Town of Smithtown celebrated Arbor Day together with Kings Park School District’s Park View Elementary Students. On Friday, April 29th, elected officials, together with the Department of Environment and Waterways and the Parks Depar...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Mia

Mia

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Mia!

 

Mia is a three year-old Female Mastiff and Lab Mix who has sadly been a resident of the Animal Shelter for over two years. She is a goofy dog that loves to play and throw toys ar...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Smithtown Disposes of Hazardous Household Waste

Hazardous Household Waste

Town of Smithtown Collects 29 Tons of Waste from 603 Homes

The Town of Smithtown Department of Environment and Waterways collected over 29 tons of waste at the Hazardous Household Waste event this weekend. On Saturday, April 23rd, 603 Smithtown households participated in safely disposing 58,200 pounds of toxic it...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

2022 Smithtown Recreation Guide

Recreation Guide

Presenting the 2022 Recreation Guide

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Smithtown Gears Up to Play Ball

Gaynor Park

Synthetic Turf Sports Fields at Gaynor & Moriches Park

The Town of Smithtown Parks Department is scheduled to complete the main Little League field at Gaynor Park in the coming week for local, young athletes and their families to enjoy in time for the season. In addition to this renovation, construction of th...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Smithtown Highway Paving the Way

Brooksite Drive

Smithtown Highway Teams Begin Paving Season with New Equipment Geared at Saving Tax Dollars and Time

The Town of Smithtown Highway Department began the paving season last week, equipped with new machinery geared at saving tax dollars and executing projects at a much more efficient pace. The new BOMAG milling and Cimline pothole repair machines were appro...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Sunny Girl

Sunny Girl

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Sunny Girl!

Sunny Girl is a nine-to-ten year-old Female Domestic Shorthair who is as friendly and sweet as her name suggests. Sunny and her siblings arrived at the Animal Shelter after losing t...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Angel

Angel

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Angel!

Angel is an eight year-old Female Blue Nose Pit who has been a resident of the Animal Shelter for four years. April 14th will be Angel’s four-year anniversary as a homeless dog...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Smithtown Shreds 8.36 Tons of Paper

Shred Event

Over Eight Tons of Personal Documents Successfully Shredded

On Saturday, April 9th, over 415 residents delivered more than 8.36 tons of paper documents at the Town of Smithtown Municipal Services Facility during the first shredding event of 2022. The bi-annual event is hosted free of charge for residents, courtesy...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Bella

Bella

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Bella!

Bella is a five to six year-old Female Domestic Shorthair Mix who was sadly found abandoned in a parking lot inside a duct taped garbage pail while suffering from an infection. She was i...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Online Parking Permits

Permit

Renew or Obtain the New Resident Parking Permit Sticker Online to Enjoy Town Parks and Beaches Without the Hassle

Town of Smithtown residents can now renew or obtain parking permits (vehicle window sticker) from the comfort of home. The permit allows residents to park registered vehicles at Town parks, beaches and public facilities within the township. The Town Clerk...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Outstanding Leadership Award

Supervisor Ed Wehrheim

Suffolk County Village Officials Association 2022 Outstanding Leadership Award to Be Granted to Supervisor Edward R. Wehrheim for His Commitment to the Villages of Suffolk County

The Suffolk County Village Officials Association (SCVOA) has announced that Smithtown Supervisor Edward R. Wehrheim has been tapped to receive this year's Outstanding Leadership Award. The award for Supervisor Wehrheim’s commitment to t...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Zendaya

Zendaya

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Zendaya! 

Zendaya is a five to six month-old black and white Female Domestic Shorthair who is gentle, affectionate, and a total sweetheart. Zendaya is a special girl with special needs...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Smithtown Now Hiring Seasonal Job Opportunities

Summer Jobs

The Town of Smithtown Is Now Accepting Seasonal Job Applicants to Work Throughout the Summer

The Town of Smithtown is now accepting applications for seasonal personnel to work throughout the Summer months. Employment opportunities are available in a variety of departments for responsible and reliable individuals in search of a rewarding summer jo...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

A Sappy Happy Maple Sugaring Season

Maple Syrup Program

The Town of Smithtown Closes Another Successful Maple Sugaring Season, Packed with Education and Delicious Fun

Hoyt Farm Nature Preserve hosted another successful season of maple sugaring for families, scout troops and nature enthusiasts. This unique educational program, available to the general public, teaches the ancient process of making maple syrup/sugar, whic...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

10,000 At-Home Covid Kits Distributed to Most Vulnerable, Paving a Path to Normalcy

10ktits

Over 10K At-Home Covid Test Kits From Suffolk County Distributed to Smithtown's Vulnerable Population to Ensure a Safe Return to Normalcy

County and Town officials joined together with not-for-profits and community organizations at the Smithtown Senior Center on Friday morning to announce the distribution of over 10,000 at-home Covid Test Kits to seniors and other vulnerable popula...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Blaze

Blaze

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Blaze!

Blaze is a nine year-old Male Pit Mix who was rescued by Smithtown Animal Control Officers when he was found abandoned and left in a cage at Blydenburgh Park. Blaze absolutely loves to p...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

At-Home Covid Test Distribution

Sienna Village Covid Tests

The Town of Smithtown successfully distributed over two thousand at-home Covid test kits to the most vulnerable population within the township. On Wednesday, February 9th, Town staff picked up 2,552 test kits from Suffolk County at the Department of Fire,...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

Smithtown Seniors Go BINGO for New Programming

BINGO

Smithtown Senior Center Kicks Off the New Year with Jumbo BINGO Flashboard and Expansive New Programming

The Smithtown Senior Center is now featuring an interactive BINGO experience for members. The recent addition of the jumbo electronic BINGO flashboard is a result of a purchase from Siena Village Senior Living Community. Senior Center members can enjoy in...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Supervisor Wehrheim Addresses the State of the Town

State of the Town

As we embark on a new year together, I’d like to begin by expressing what an honor it is to serve another term as your Town Supervisor. Also, I hope you’ll join me in congratulating my fellow elected Board Members, Tom McCarthy & L...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

Smithtown Senior Center Team Pays it Forward

teddys

Smithtown Senior Citizens Center Employees donate Teddy Bears to Children spending Christmas in the Pediatric Unit at St Charles Hospital

Smithtown NY: The team at the Smithtown Senior Citizens Center delivered approximately 50 teddy bears to St Catherine’s of Siena today. From there, they will make their journey to St Charles Hospital Pediatrics unit, where each will fin...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Smithtown Senior Citizens Department Expands Medical Alert Program

The Smithtown Senior Citizens Department is pleased to announce that it has recently expanded its Medical Alert Program. In addition to offering in-home medical alert monitoring services, residents now have the option to choose a GPS enabled system that t...

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