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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Smithtown Youth Volunteers at Sweetbriar Nature Center

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The Town of Smithtown Youth Bureau enlisted the help of fifteen young volunteers to participate in a beautification project at Sweetbriar Nature Center. On July 30th, staff members from the Nature Center joined forces with Youth Bureau Volunteers ranging ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Virtual DIY Paint Night

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Town of Smithtown Horizons Counseling & Education Center and Youth Bureau Team Up with AR Workshop to Host a Virtual DIY Paint Night

The Town of Smithtown Horizons Counseling and Education Center and the Youth Bureau, in partnership with AR Workshop in Smithtown, are pleased to present an Instructor-led virtual DIY Paint Kit Night. On August 13th at 7 pm, participants can log in via Zo...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Smithtown Pets of the Week

From left: Primrose, Bugsy, Amber, Sapphire

Kittens, Kittens, and More Kittens

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week! These adorable little 10-16 week-old toddlers are currently residing in our kitten nursery as they await the perfect Furr-ever Home. Sadly, these little tikes are often passed up for the youn...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Supervisors Report

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How Town Departments Are Making a Difference in the Community During the Pandemic

It’s been a long five months as we have endured an unimaginable global health crisis, civil unrest, economic turmoil and the stress of everything in between. In March, I created a communication matrix designed to get people the help they require...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Smithtown Pet of the Week

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Mellow Morty

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

Morty is a ten and a half year-old Male Havanese senior pup. Morty unfortunately had a rough start to his life, and he’s looking for the right home to help him get ba...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Sweetbriar Nature Center Animal Food Drive

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The Town of Smithtown Youth Bureau is in search of Smithtown’s Good Samaritans to participate in an Animal Food Drive, benefiting the wildlife residing at Sweetbriar Nature Center. The preserve is in need of donations of fresh fruits and vegetab...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Smithtown Pet of the Week

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Lucky Huck

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Huckleberry, otherwise known as “Huck”!

Huck is a purebred two-and-a-half year-old Male German Shepherd who loves to play and to learn! Huck is extremely loyal and a highly ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Smithtown Horizons Boating Safety Awareness Campaign

Boat Safety Campaign

The Town of Smithtown Horizons Counseling and Education Center, in partnership with the Town of Smithtown Youth Bureau and Public Safety Waterways and Navigation, is encouraging all Smithtown youth to participate in a new creative campaign to bring awaren...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

431 Homes Dispose of Hazardous Waste

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The Town of Smithtown Collects Over 22 Tons of Household Hazardous
Waste With COVID-19 Safety Guidelines Strictly Enforced

Town of Smithtown Department of Environment and Waterways collected the largest load to date during the first hazardous household waste event of 2020. Last Saturday, July 11th, approximately 431 Smithtown households participated in safely disposing 45,080...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Daisy Troop 575 Decorates Kindness Rocks for Essential Workers

Kindness Rocks

As part of the ongoing #SmithtownStrong initiative, Daisy Troop 575 of St. James decorated and delivered kindness rocks in appreciation and support for essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Troop visited Smithtown Town Hall on June 30th to a...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Uno

Uno the Number One Pup

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

Uno is a one and a half year-old Male Australian Cattle Dog/Shepherd Mix. This sweet and loving guy can play all day long and will never get bored. Uno is the perfect dog for ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Town of Smithtown Live Music at Long Beach

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As Suffolk County enters Stage 4 of reopening, The Town of Smithtown Recreation Department is pleased to present the community with a Summer lineup of outdoor live music. On Friday nights, residents can enjoy live music at Long Beach in Nissequogue starti...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Hoyt Farm Music Series 2020

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As Suffolk County enters Stage 4 of reopening, The Town of Smithtown Recreation Department is pleased to present the community with a Summer lineup of outdoor live music. On Friday nights, residents can enjoy live music at Long Beach in Nissequogue starti...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Youth and Community Alliance to Hold Presentation on Current Drug Trends

Current Drug Trends

The Town of Smithtown Youth and Community Alliance, in conjunction with the Town of Smithtown Youth Bureau and Smithtown Horizons Center, will host a Virtual Meeting on Current Drug Trends, presented by the New York National Guard Counter Drug Task Force....

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Community Honors Young Hero

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Community Surprise and Award Presentation for 15 Year Old Lifesaver Hailee Hurtado

On Monday, July 6th, Federal, State, County & Local Dignitaries celebrated the heroic actions of 15 year old Hailee Hurtado in front of friends, family and neighbors. Town Supervisor Ed Wehrheim, Smithtown FD Chief Kevin Fitzpatrick, Christine Fitzger...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

July 4th Weekend Water Rescue

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Town of Smithtown Department of Public Safety Marine Units Respond To Dangerous Holiday Weekend Water Rescue

On Sunday, July 6th, Smithtown Public Safety Bay Constables rescued two Port Jefferson boaters, when their kayak capsized. Upon arrival, Marine 4 Bay Constables Steven Bennett and Michael Grayson identified one individual in the water and the other on the...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Smithtown Pet of the Week

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A Jewel Named Jade

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

Jade is a two year-old Female Domestic Shorthair Mix who is in need of a loving home. She was trapped along with her kittens as part of the Animal Shelter’s Trap/Neuter/Release ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

15 Year Old Hero to Be Honored for Saving Family

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Town of Smithtown, Smithtown Fire Department & Smithtown Children’s Foundation to Honor 15 Year Old Hero, Who Saved Her Family from a House Fire.

On Monday July 6th at 5 PM, The Town of Smithtown, the Smithtown Fire Department and the Smithtown Children’s Foundation will present Hailee Hurtado with awards for her heroic actions which saved the entire family from a devastating house fire. ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

MGA Junior Championship Hosts Qualifier at Landing Country Club

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Metropolitan Golf Association Picks Smithtown Landing Golf Course to Host Qualifier for LI Junior Championship Tournament

Talented young golfers ascended upon the recently renovated Golf Course at Landing Golf & Country Club to compete for a shot at the MGA Junior Championship Trophy. On Wednesday, June 24th, teenage competitors throughout the entire metropolitan area (b...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Mr. Smithers

Fantastic Mr. Smithers

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

Mr. Smithers is a ten year-old Male Domestic Shorthair senior cat who still has a lot of life in him and a lot of love ready to give. This little chatterbox will let you know when...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Town of Smithtown Premieres Surprise Graduation Message for Class of 2020

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On Friday June 26th, at 5:30PM, the Town of Smithtown premiered a surprise graduation message for the Class of 2020. Viewers can tune in to the Town of Smithtown Facebook page, Smithtown GTV on YouTube, or on Instagram IGTV to watch.

“Back in Mar...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Betty Boop

A Beauty Named Betty Boop

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

Betty Boop, a medium sized eight year-old Female Pit Terrier Mix, was found wandering around a nearby train station, and was brought to the Animal Shelter by a Good Sama...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Anthony R. Cannone Memorial Service Award

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The inaugural Anthony R. Cannone Memorial Service Award was presented to Smithtown High School West senior MaZhu Van Nostrand during a virtual scholarship awards ceremony hosted by the Smithtown Central School District on June 4th. This award was establis...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Daring Rescue Reunites Family With Lost Cat

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Lost Cat is Rescued After Being Stranded 50 Feet Up for Three Days

One lucky feline is holding on to all of his nine lives at home this morning. Tiger, a domestic shorthair tabby cat, went missing about a week ago. On Friday, the Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter was called to dispatch Animal Control Officers to rescue th...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Virtual Premiere Draws a Crowd

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Mental Health Documentary “Angst” Attracts Over 150 Viewers

The Town of Smithtown Horizons Counseling and Education Center hosted a virtual screening of the mental health documentary “Angst” on June 11th via Zoom. Over 150 parents, children, teens, and educators participated in this screening, ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Clam Chowder and Minestrone

Clam Chowder and Minestrone

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week, Clam Chowder and Minestrone.

Clam Chowder and Minestrone are a pair of eleven month old Domestic Shorthair brothers who would love to be adopted together. Both kitties were originally adopted ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Adventures in Animal Rescue: Fawning over Babies

Fawn Rescue

The town of Smithtown Animal Control Officers (ACO) and the Smithtown Animal Shelter were stork raving busy, coming to the rescue of three fawns over a 36 hour period. Each fawn, or baby deer was recovered from imminent danger, given the necessar...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Sonic

Super Sweet Sonic

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, a former stray named Sonic.

Sonic is a two year-old Female Domestic Shorthair Mix. Sonic was found as a stray scavenging for scraps of food at a local Sonic restaurant. She can be very shy, but...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Temporary Outdoor Dining

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The Town of Smithtown Issues Temporary Outdoor Dining Permits

In collaboration with the County, Towns and Villages throughout Suffolk, the Town of Smithtown has launched an online system for dining establishments to file for temporary outdoor accommodations. The one page application is designed to assist existing re...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Parker

Parker the Petite Pup

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, a little guy who has been through the ringer, Parker.

Parker is a 8-9 year old Male Chihuahua Mix. Sadly, he is a COVID-19 orphan who lost his owner to the disease 2 months ago. His 2 geriatric...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Local Family Man Honored

James Cotgreave

James Cotgreave is Honored by the Town of Smithtown for his Personal Donation of PPE for Front Line Workers

James Cotgreave, a lifelong resident of the Town of Smithtown and founder of Cotgreave Insurance Agency, was presented a proclamation by the Town of Smithtown for donating over $10,000 worth of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to local law enforcement ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

A Message Of Thanks From Supervisor Ed Wehrheim

A Message of Thanks

It’s been approximately two months since our lives were changed forever by an invisible enemy. At the very beginning, the Town of Smithtown implemented a number of safety measures and actions to protect the health and safety of our residents, la...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Local Youth, Community Leaders & Small Businesses Join Town of Smithtown in Helping the Community

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As a part of the Town of Smithtown’s ‘No One Forgotten’ collaborative during the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of community leaders, organizations and small business owners have come forward to offer assistance. Most recently, ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Cira

Cira the Love Bug

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, a little lady named Cira.

Cira is a one year old Female Domestic Shorthair Mix. Cira was brought in to the Animal Shelter as a stray. An injury from her life as a stray caused her to lose some ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Town of Smithtown Annual Global Youth Service Initiative

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The Town of Smithtown Youth Bureau will join more than 135 countries across the globe in celebration of Global Youth Service Day, adapting for social distancing amidst the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. In the past, the Youth Bureau has coordinated one l...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Smithtown Town Hall Offers Drive-Through Tax Collection

Tax Drive Through

In an effort to protect the health and wellbeing of both the residents and town staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Smithtown has orchestrated a Drive Through Tax Collection Operation. Beginning on Monday, May 11th through June 1st, residents ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Betty Boop

The Ball of Love, Betty Boop

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

Betty Boop is an eight year-old Female Pit Bull Terrier Mix. Named after the iconic cartoon diva (who was originally designed as a dog), Miss Boop can’t get en...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Cookie

Cookie, the World's Best Doorway Greeter

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, a fun and goofy gal named Cookie.

Cookie is an eight year old Female Terrier Mix who is destined to bring love and happiness to one lucky family. With a puppy-like demeanor, a lapdog mentality ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Social Distancing Actions

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In an effort to operate as a functional government, based on New York State’s executive orders (to limit our workforce to only essential employees) the town of Smithtown has taken measures to limit in-person services, restricting public...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Cancellations and Postponements

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Due to the state of emergency declared by Suffolk County yesterday, the Town of Smithtown and Smithtown Central School District have enacted a number of closures, adjournments and scheduling adjustments out of an abundance of caution to further prevent th...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Updated Information on Solid Waste Collection

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As a result of the recent changes to the carters for residential curbside pickup in Districts #4 and #7, the Solid Waste Collection Districts Map has been updated. Districts #4 and #7 will now be serviced by Brothers Waste. Residents can view their Carter...

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