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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Broad Community Support Voiced For New Smithtown Business District Sewer Plan

Smithtown Sewers

Coalition of Community Leaders and Elected Officials Ask Governor To Make Recharge Land Available. Plan Benefits Include New Open Space and 87 Percent Reduction of Nitrogen Load to Nissequogue River

On Tuesday, October 12th, a coalition of community leaders and elected officials met on the steps of Town Hall to sign a letter to Governor Hochul, requesting support to make recharge land available, which will advance plans for long-awaited sewer infrast...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Valentina

Valentina

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

 

Valentina is a five year-old Female Shih Tzu Mix who lived a sheltered early life. She is learning to come out of her shell and blossom into her own. She came to the Animal...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Drug Free Looks Like Me Campaign

Red Ribbon Week 2021 Flyer

Smithtown Horizons and Youth Bureau Hold Drug Awareness Campaign for Red Ribbon Week

The Town of Smithtown Horizons Counseling and Education Center, in partnership with the Town of Smithtown Youth Bureau, is encouraging Smithtown township K-12 students to participate in a creative and fun initiative. Students are invited to create a self-...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Haley

Haley

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

 

Haley is an eight year-old Female Pit Terrier Mix who sadly lost both of her parents within a few weeks of each other. After this loss, she’s in need of a l...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Smithtown Disposes of Hazardous Household Waste

Hazardous Waste Collection

Town of Smithtown Collects 18 Tons of Waste from 446 Homes

The Town of Smithtown Department of Environment and Waterways collected over 18 tons of waste at the Hazardous Household Waste event this weekend. On Saturday, October 2nd, 446 Smithtown households participated in safely disposing 36,220 pounds of toxic i...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program - ERAP

Rent Assist

Family Service League, Nassau Suffolk Law Services, and OLA of Eastern Long Island were designated by Suffolk County to help Suffolk residents gain access to rental and utilities assistance through New York State’s Emergency Rental Assistance Pr...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Long Beach Clean Up

Long Beach Clean Up

Town of Smithtown Youth & Community Alliance Student Volunteers Spend Saturday Morning Cleaning Up Long Beach

On Saturday, September 25th, approximately 40 Town of Smithtown Youth & Community Alliance student-volunteers joined up with members of the National Guard Counterdrug Task Force, in conjunction with the Parks Department, to clean up harmful waste left...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Smithtown Shreds 8.67 Tons of Paper

Shred Event

More than Eight Tons of Personal Documents Successfully Shredded

On Saturday, September 25th, over 300 households dropped by the Town of Smithtown Municipal Services Facility to safely shred over eight tons of sensitive documents. This bi-annual shredding event was held courtesy of the Smithtown Department of Environme...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Buddy

Buddy

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

Buddy is a seven year-old Male Domestic Shorthair who sadly had to leave his old home when his owner passed away. He is extremely outgoing, affectionate, and adventurous! Bu...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Volunteer Drivers Needed for Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels

The Town of Smithtown Senior Citizens Department is in need of Volunteer Drivers for its Meals on Wheels Programs. Drivers deliver hot meals to the homebound in Smithtown Township. Mileage reimbursement is available.

Due in part to the season, we ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Zeus

Zeus

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

This handsome three year-old Male Golden Retriever was rescued from Florida and later surrendered to the Animal Shelter. Zeus is sweet, affectionate, and naturally craves human contact an...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Yoo-Hoo

Yoo-Hoo

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, a beauty named Yoo-Hoo!

Yoo-Hoo is a Female Domestic Medium Hair Mix who is estimated to be ten-to-twelve years old. Sweet Yoo-Hoo was found abandoned, thin and matted as part of a feral cat co...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Perspective from Supervisor Wehrheim on the 20th Anniversary of 9-11

9-11 Memorial Park

On Saturday, we as a community will all gather to remember the lives of those lost; on September 11th, 2001 and in the years that continue to follow. We will stand united, offer our memories, honor loved ones, share stories of bravery, and random acts of ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Pogo

Pogo

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

Pogo is a Male Domestic Shorthair Mix who is estimated to be around five years old. Pogo was brought to the Animal Shelter as a stray. One of Pogo’s rear legs had to be amputate...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Go Gold for Childhood Cancer

Tree Lighting

The Town of Smithtown ‘Goes Gold’ for September with Tree Lighting Ceremony at Town Hall

On Thursday, September 2nd, State, County & Local Officials joined together with the Daniela Conte Foundation, the Thomas Scully Foundation, and local families to kick off Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with the first annual ‘Go Gold&r...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Blaze

Blaze

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

Blaze is an eight-to-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 is an extre...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Added Park Improvements

Flynn Playground

Town Board Approves Additional Renovations to Improve The Smithtown Parks System

The Town of Smithtown Town Board authorized the Parks Department to make additional improvements to the Town’s Parks System early last week. Additional upgrades are planned for Burr Winkle, Whitman Hollow, Moriches and Charles P. Toner/Armory Pa...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Betty Boop

Betty Boop

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

Betty Boop is a nine to ten year-old Female Pit Bull Terrier Mix who is a total sweetheart! She is a very calm and low-key couch potato who absolutely loves people and att...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Mia

Mia

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

 

Mia is a three year-old Female Mastiff and Lab Mix. Mia has a heartbreaking story, arriving at the Animal Shelter after she was hit by a car. Fortunately, she...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Avenger Pups

The Avenger Pups

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week, the Avenger Pups! 

The Avenger Pups are a litter of adorable mushes that are all named after some of the unsung Avengers. Bucky, Falcon, Rhodie, and Barton are all seven month-old Mal...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Wabbit

Wabbit

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

Wabbit is a Male Domestic Shorthair Mix who is estimated to be around five years old. This poor guy was found abandoned in a feral cat colony, where he was being picked on by more dominant cats. ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Kittens

Kitten Season

Kitten season is here! The Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week are all of our lovely kittens.

The Animal Shelter has several kittens available for adoption, ranging in age from ten weeks old to sixteen weeks old. These adorable little bea...

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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 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 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 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 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 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

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 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: 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 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: 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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