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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Remembering Our Girls

LABS Lane

Supervisor Ed Wehrheim Spends Remembrance Day with Families of the Cutchogue Limo Crash Victims Six Years Later

On Saturday, July 17th, 2021, Supervisor Ed Wehrheim joined Senator Jim Gaughran, and Legislator Rob Trotta to present the families of the Cutchogue limo crash victims with signed copies of the New York State legislation improving road safety. Senator Gau...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Smithtown Delivers Check to Food Pantry

Smithtown Food Pantry

Town of Smithtown Delivers Battle of the Towns Check to the Smithtown Food Pantry

Town Supervisor Ed Wehrheim was joined by Town Clerk Vincent Puleo and Councilman Tom Lohmann on Thursday, to hand deliver a check to Pat Westlake at the Smithtown Food Pantry. The check for over $1600 was the result of a Battle of the Towns fundraiser or...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Blazer

Blazer

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Blazer.

Blazer is a one year-old Male Domestic Short Hair Mix who assimilated himself into a feral cat colony several months ago. The colony caretaker assumed that Blazer already had a home bec...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Road Improvements Along Route 25A

Road Work

With help from Senator Mario Mattera and Superintendent of Highways Robert Murphy, the Town of Smithtown was able to get New York State to add road repairs along Route 25A to this year's road program. New York State Department of Transportation r...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Health Officials Report Two Mosquito Samples Have Tested Positive for West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. Gregson Pigott announced today that two mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, both Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected on July 6 from Nesconset and July 8 from Northport....

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Small Business Assistance Program Funds Still Available

Suffolk County Economic Development and Planning

There is still funding available through New York State and Suffolk County to assist small businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, in the form of $5,000 and $10,000 grants, depending on the number of employees. Applications will be ac...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

St. James Chamber of Commerce Donates $20K Towards Construction of Celebrate Park

St. James Chamber of Commerce

On Monday, July 12, 2021, Town of Smithtown leaders joined the board members of the St. James Chamber of Commerce to accept a check for $20,000. The money donated to the town will be used towards the construction of a new park centrally located on Lake Av...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

390 Households Dispose of Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste

Town of Smithtown Collects Over 14 Tons of Hazardous Household Waste

The Town of Smithtown Department of Environment and Waterways collected 14.12 tons of waste at the Hazardous Household Waste event this weekend. On Saturday, July 11th, approximately 390 Smithtown households participated in safely disposing 28,240 pounds ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Chips

Chips

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Chips.

Chips, also affectionately known as One-Eyed Jack, is a one and a half year-old Male Domestic Shorthair Mix. It’s hard to find a cat who is more outgoing, loving, and friendly ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

China

China

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, the super sweet China!

China is a Female Domestic Short Hair who is estimated to be around seven years-old. This petite, little lady is either a Persian or Burmese mix. She was brought to the A...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Safety Tips to Protect Your Pets During Firework Season

Fireworks

Fourth of July weekend is one of the busiest times of the year for Animal Shelters and animal hospitals across the country. Fireworks cause severe stress and fear in animals, which can result in domestic animals running loose from the home. Given the incr...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Summer Concerts Return

Concerts

Town of Smithtown Live Music Series Kicks Off the Summer

The Town of Smithtown Administration and the Recreation Department kicked off its annual Summer Concert Season at Long Beach and Hoyt Farm over the weekend. On Friday nights, residents can enjoy live music at Long Beach in Nissequogue beginning at 7PM. On...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Yoo-Hoo

Yoo-Hoo

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, the super sweet Yoo-Hoo!

Yoo-Hoo is an adorable ten to twelve year-old Female Domestic Medium Hair Torti. She was abandoned as part of a feral cat colony, and almost certainly would not have su...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Senior Center Open For Business

Senior Center Open

Smithtown Re-Opens Senior Center for Residents

The Town of Smithtown Senior Center is pleased to announce the full reopening of the Eugene Cannataro Senior Citizens Center. In person programming began last month, with the partial reopening focused on center clubs and activities. Rigorous cleaning and ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Angel

Angel

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

Angel is a seven year-old Female Blue Nosed Pit that has sadly been in the Animal Shelter for over three years. She is affectionate, goofy, and she loves people! Angel is also ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Master Plan Update

Master Plan Update

Smithtown’s Updated Comprehensive Master Plan Revised to Include Community Input

During last Tuesday’s meeting, the Town Board unanimously voted to amend the draft scoping document for the Town of Smithtown Comprehensive Plan, in reflection of revisions made to the draft Master Plan based on public input. On Tuesday, June 8t...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Love Grows Here

Love Grows Here

Smithtown AP Art Students team up with the Youth Bureau & Anti Bias Task Force in Celebration of Gay Pride Month

The Town of Smithtown Youth Bureau and Anti Bias Task Force have joined forces with talented art students from Smithtown Central School District to celebrate Gay Pride Month in the community. Students from AP Art Teacher Steven Halem’s class at Smithtown ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Parker

Parker

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Parker.

Parker is a ten year-old Male Chihuahua Mix who came to the Animal Shelter after losing his beloved previous owner to the COVID-19 virus. Parker loves meeting new friends, going on walk...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Nubbins

Nubbins

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

Nubbins is a three to four year-old Female Domestic Shorthair Mix who spent part of her early life as a shop cat. One day, she showed up to the shop missing part of her tail as a resul...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Public Safety Swearing-In and Award Ceremony

Public Safety Swearing In

On Tuesday morning, the Town of Smithtown Department of Public Safety welcomed four new officers and recognized the efforts of six department members for outstanding measures within the community. On June 1st, 2021, Supervisor Ed Wehrheim administered the...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Sugar

Sugar

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Sugar.

 

Sugar is a three to four year-old Female Miniature Pinscher and Boston Terrier Mix who had a very rough start to her life. Sugar came from a breeding situation where she was us...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Horizons Counseling and Education Center Announces New Appointment Availability

Horizons

Horizons Counseling and Education Center, a leading provider of substance use treatment services in Suffolk County, has announced that appointments are available for new and potential clients. Assessments are now available for those who may be seeking tre...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Popcorn and Pretzel

Popcorn and Pretzel

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week, a dynamic duo named Popcorn and Pretzel!

 

Popcorn is a Female ten month-old orange Domestic Short Hair, while Pretzel is a Male ten month-old gray and white Domestic Short Hair. These...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Data Disposal and IT Asset Disposal Supporting the Smithtown Children's Foundation

IT Asset Disposal

In partnership with the Smithtown Children's Foundation, Pupfish Sustainability Solutions is pleased to offer Data Destruction and IT Asset Disposal services to community members wishing to safely dispose of retired computer equipment and other o...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Smithtown STEM Partnership

Smithtown STEM Partnership

The Town of Smithtown Partners with Smithtown CSD to Offer Experiential Learning Initiatives

The Town of Smithtown, in partnership with the Smithtown Central School District, has begun a unique partnership in time for the 2021-2022 school year. Town officials will begin to coordinate hands-on experiential learning opportunities with school scienc...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Randy

Randy

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

 

Randy is an eight year-old Male Domestic Shorthair tabby who was surrendered to the Animal Shelter by his previous owner. He is a very outgoing guy who enjoys meeting new frien...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Round Two: Kings Park Gets Fully Vaccinated

Kings Park Vaccines

160 Seniors and School Employees Receive Final Covid-19 Booster Dose at Kings Park High School

The Town of Smithtown, in partnership with Kings Park Central School District and Rite Aid, successfully hosted the second and final round of Covid-19 Booster vaccines for 160 school employees and residents ages 50 and up, over the weekend. On Saturday, M...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Round Two: 410 Seniors Fully Vaccinated

Senior Center Vaccines

410 Seniors Receive Final Covid-19 Booster Dose

The Town of Smithtown, in partnership with the State of New York and St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, successfully coordinated the second and final round of Covid-19 Booster vaccines for 410 senior citizens last week. On Wednesday, May 5th and Thursday, M...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Celebrating 80 Years: Whisper the Bull Statue

Whisper the Bull Ceremony

Town of Smithtown Celebrates the Iconic “Whisper” the Bull Statue’s 80th Anniversary Watching Over Smithtown

Supervisor Ed Wehrheim and the town administration joined with State, County & Local Elected Officials, Smithtown Historical Society, and direct descendants of Richard “Bull” Smith; Mayor Richard Smith and cousin Jennifer Smith, to...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Pudding and Ritz

Pudding and Ritz

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week, a pair of bonded pals named Pudding and Ritz!

 

Pudding is a black and white Male Domestic Long Hair Mix, and Ritz is an orange tabby Female Domestic Short Hair Mix. Both kitties are a...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Arbor Day in Memoriam

Arbor Day

Town of Smithtown Hosts Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony in Memory of Bay Constable Thomas C. Akerberg, Jr., FDNY EMS BOT

Town of Smithtown elected leaders joined the Department of Environment and Waterways, the Department of Public Safety and the Akerberg family to celebrate Arbor Day with a tree planting ceremony in memory of Smithtown Bay Constable Thomas C. Aker...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

5th Annual Pizza Box Top and Sticker Shock Project

Pizza Box Sticker Shock

Horizons and Youth Bureau Kick-Off the 5th Annual Pizza Box Top
and Sticker Shock Campaign to Combat Underage Drinking

The Town of Smithtown Horizons Counseling and Education Center and Smithtown Youth Bureau, in conjunction with the 4th Precinct of the Suffolk County Police Department, launched the 5th Annual Pizza Box Top and Sticker Shock campaign on Friday, April 30th...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Gavin

Gavin

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Gavin.

Gavin is a seven year-old Male Shepherd Mix who was picked up as a stray and never claimed. Gavin is house-trained and very well-behaved, with excellent manners. He knows his commands an...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

A Home Run Honoring a Local Hero

Flynn Memorial Ballpark

Town of Smithtown Celebrates the Rededication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Daniel J. Flynn Memorial Ballpark

The Town of Smithtown kicked off the start of the opening season, with a grand slam re-opening and rededication ceremony of Flynn Memorial Ballpark. On Friday, April 23rd, 2021, Town of Smithtown leadership, local community & veterans organizations, a...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

New Record Set for Hazardous Household Waste Collection

Hazardous Waste Collection

Town of Smithtown Sets New Record in Largest Hazardous Household Waste Ever, Collecting 39 Tons of Waste from 860 Homes

The Town of Smithtown Department of Environment and Waterways collected 39 tons of waste at the hazardous household waste event this weekend.  On Saturday, April 24th, approximately 860 Smithtown households participated in safely disposing 78,000...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Smithtown Bay Constables Rescue Six Boaters

Crane's Neck Rescue

Town of Smithtown Bay Constables Perform Daring Rescue of Six Boaters off the Coast of Crane’s Neck, in Smithtown Bay

Smithtown Bay Constables performed a daring rescue late last night, rescuing six boaters in rough seas, after the vessel was pushed into rocks and began taking on water. On Tuesday night, April 20th, 2021 at approximately 9:24 PM, a distress call came int...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Kings Park Gets Vaccinated

Kings Park Vaccine Site

The Town of Smithtown and Kings Park Central School District Work
with Rite Aid to Vaccinate Eligible Residents and School Employees

The Town of Smithtown, Kings Park Central School District and Rite Aid successfully hosted a satellite vaccine site for residents ages 50+ and school employees over the weekend. On Saturday, April 17, 2021, a temporary Covid-19 Vaccine Site was implemente...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

410 Seniors Vaccinated

Senior Center Vaccines

The Town of Smithtown Helps to Vaccinate 410 Senior Citizens at the Eugene Cannataro Senior Citizens Center

The Town of Smithtown, in partnership with the State of New York, and St Catherine of Siena Hospital, successfully vaccinated 410 senior citizens last week. A temporary Covid-19 Vaccine Site was implemented at the Eugene Cannataro Senior Citizens Center o...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Smithtown Shreds 12.11 Tons of Paper

Shred Event

Residents Safely Shred 12.11 Tons of Sensitive Documents at Bi-Annual Paper Shredding Event

The Town of Smithtown Department of Environment and Waterways, in partnership with the Municipal Services Facility, hosted the first of two Paper Shredding Events over the weekend. On Saturday April 10th, 430 vehicles delivered more than 12.11 tons of sen...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Smithtown Named Tree City, USA 34 Years Running

TreeCityUSA

The Town of Smithtown is Named Tree City, USA for the 34th Year in a
Row, National Arbor Day Foundation gives “Growth Award” to
Smithtown

The Town of Smithtown will keep its reputation as Tree City USA for the 34th year in a row. The Town of Smithtown was first declared Tree City USA in 1986 by the National Arbor Day Foundation. Since then, the Town of Smithtown has taken great pride in man...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Supervisor Wehrheim Addresses the State of the Town

State of the Town

This past year has been unprecedented on many fronts. Despite all we have endured, the Town of Smithtown continues to flourish as we continue to work together in service to the community. As we embark on a new year ahead, this administration remains optim...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Solid Waste Collection Information for 2021

Solid Waste Collection

The Town of Smithtown began its new seven year contracts for Residential Solid Waste Collection last Monday, January 4, 2021. The Town, which is divided into twelve collection districts, handles curbside waste pickups, scheduled for either Monday and Thur...

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