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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Gia

The Good Girl Gia

The Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week is Gia, an eight/nine month-old Female French Bulldog Mix. This little pumpkin was rescued from a sad start to life. While she is still learning how to trust people, she is beginning to learn that p...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Smithtown Post Office Dedication Ceremony

Post Office

Town Leaders and Rep. Zeldin Help Honor Congressman Bill Carney

On December 2nd, Supervisor Ed Wehrheim joined with other Town officials, Congressman Lee Zeldin, post office officials, and the family of Congressman Bill Carney to rename the Smithtown Post Office in honor of the late Representative from New York&rs...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Mr. Jingles

The Cheery Mr. Jingles

Smithtown NY: The Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week is Mr. Jingles, an eight year-old male Longhair cat. With a name like Mr. Jingles, he’s a perfect cat to welcome into your home this holiday season! Mr. Jingles is a sweet an...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

SUPERVISOR’S REPORT V11

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Getting into the Giving Spirit

This time of year, we are reminded of all we have to be grateful for. Here in Smithtown, we have a proud tradition of giving back to those less fortunate. Over the last week, I’ve witnessed many selfless acts of kindness, starting with members o...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Patrick

Patrick the Perfect Pup

The Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week is the wonderfully pleasant Patrick, a one year old Male Pit Bull Terrier Mix. He was found tied to a tree in a nearby park and brought to our shelter by a Good Samaritan. This goofy, high energy gu...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Cookie

Cookie: The World’s Best ‘Honey I’m Home’ Doorway Greeter

The Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week is the token ‘Welcome Waggin’ Miss Cookie. This eight year old terrier mix is destined to bring happiness and laughter to one lucky family. Cookie is a favorite among volunteers ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Building Resilience in Smithtown

Resilience

Town of Smithtown to Participate in #ResilientInSmithtown Campaign for Mental Health Awareness

The Town of Smithtown is recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month in November by implementing a social media campaign to highlight simple activities to boost personal resilience. From November 18th to November 22nd, the Town of Smithtown Horizons Counsel...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Take the Smithtown Social Pledge

SocialPledge

Local Youth and Parents are invited to take the Smithtown Social Pledge to promote and exhibit kindness online and in person

Local students and parents are encouraged to take the Smithtown Social pledge in an effort to promote healthy online habits and fight bullying by leading by example. The pledge is one of many activities taking place in conjunction with Smithtown&rsquo...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Butterscotch

Butterscotch The Sweetie

The Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week is Butterscotch, an eleven year old Female Domestic Shorthair. Butterscotch was brought to the shelter after her old owner sadly passed away. With no extended family to take care of her, Butterscotc...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Charlie

Charlie, A Very Cool Cat

The Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week is Charlie, a seven year old Male Domestic Shorthair. Charlie was recently brought back to the shelter when his owner could sadly no longer provide him a home. He’s so sweet and affectiona...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Rededication of Whisper the Bull

Bull Dedication Ceremony

Town of Smithtown Celebrates Smithtown History with Renovated Whisper the Bull Statue

State, County, and Town of Smithtown officials joined alongside members of the community, the Smithtown Historical Society, and the Kings Park Heritage Museum to rededicate the town’s landmark statue of Whisper the Bull. On Tuesday, October 29th...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Posey and Ren

Posey and Ren, Two Peas in a Pod

The Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week are Posey and Ren, a pair of five month old Domestic Shorthair kittens who want to love an owner just as they love each other. Posey is a female Tabby cat with brown and white fur, and Ren is a mal...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Breaking Ground on Smart Growth Development

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First Transit Oriented Development in the Hamlet of Smithtown Celebrates a Groundbreaking Day

State, County, and Town of Smithtown officials joined VEA 181st Realty Corp. and Zucaro Construction, Vision Long Island, the Smithtown Fire Department, and the Smithtown Chamber of Commerce in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Lofts at Maple and Main, ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Supervisor's Report

Supervisor's Report

Tree City USA Gets Hundreds More, Downtown Revitalization, and Renovation Unveiling Plans Set

This week we began with a groundbreaking ceremony, celebrating the Town of Smithtown’s First Transit Oriented Development in the hamlet. For those who have read the daily papers, this project will be a major boost for economic development and pr...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

660 Homes Dispose of Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste Disposal

Town of Smithtown Holds Biggest Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event Yet

The Town of Smithtown Department of Environment and Waterways held its biggest bi-annual hazardous household waste event last Saturday, October 19, from 7AM to 3PM. Approximately 660 Smithtown households participated in the event, safely disposing toxic i...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Hamilton

Hamilton the Happy Pup

Meet Hamilton, this week’s Smithtown Animal Shelter Pet of the Week. This 35 pound bundle of joy is a six-year-old Male Wirehaired Terrier Mix whose small size is the only thing little about him. Hamilton was found in St. James and brought to th...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Artemis, Stamp, and Bubble Wrap

The Black Cats

The Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week are a few of our black cats in honor of Halloween. Meet Artemis, Bubble Wrap, and Stamp. Artemis is a five year old female Domestic Shorthair who has been in the shelter since she was three months ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Smithtown Honors Historian Brad Harris

Brad Harris Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Smithtown Historian Brad Harris Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Supervisor Ed Wehrheim joined with local elected officials, members of the Smithtown Historical Society, friends and family, to honor Smithtown Historian Brad Harris for his decades of service to the Town of Smithtown. During a Celebratory Golf & Lunc...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Supervisor's Report

Supervisor's Report

Monumental Revitalization, Park Renovations, & Honoring a Historian

It
has been a busy news week for the Town of Smithtown. As many of you may haveread, we have been awarded $500,000 in Jumpstart Funding from the County for
economic development. In other big news, the Governor has officially signed theKings Park Ali...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Harley

Harley, A Hound Who Needs a Home

The Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week is Harley, a
six-year-old male German Shepherd. This sweet boy lost his home when his ownerpassed away. He now needs a new home where he can put his troubles behind him
and live a happy furever ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Smithtown Gets $500,000 Jumpstart

Jumpstart Funding

Town of Smithtown is Awarded $500,000 in County Jumpstart Funds to Build Kings Park Municipal Parking Lot

Town Officials and Kings Park Community Leaders joined Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone at Park Bake Shop in Kings Park to celebrate $500,000 in Jumpstart Funds, which has been awarded to the town. On October 3rd, the County Executive signed the bil...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Rockettes Honored by Smithtown

The Rockettes Visit Smithtown

Supervisor Wehrheim Presents the Radio City Rockettes with a Proclamation for their Visit to the Town

Smithtown Supervisor Ed Wehrheim presented the Radio City
Rockettes with an honorary Proclamation on behalf of the town for their visitto the Smithtown Public Library. On Wednesday, September 25th, approximately
100 children & parents lined up at ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Supervisor's Weekly Report

Supervisor's Weekly Report

ROADWORK, RENOVATIONS, AND OTHER BIG NEWS

We’ve lucked out with great weather as our Town Employees are
hard at work performing routine Park & Beach maintenance, undertakingmajor renovations, and repairs to the roads, facilities, and public amenities.
Speaking of major operation...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

More Transportation for Residents with Disabilities

DisabilityMiniVan

Smithtown Senior Citizens Department Acquires New Minivan to Assist Residents with Disabilities with Day to Day Travel

The Town of Smithtown Senior Citizens Department has acquired a new minivan to use as a transportation service for those with disabilities who have no other means of transportation. This new minivan, plus the existing bus, is available to serve residents ...

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