Town Takes First Steps in Shutting Down Kings Park Concrete Biz
Smithtown officials will take legal action to close down a Kings Park pre-cast concrete business on Friday, while residents begged town board members to go after other illegal businesses breaking town code.
Smithtown Town Board voted to seek an injunction against KPE II in New York State Supreme Court to restrain them from carrying out illegal industrial activities at 110 Old Northport Road. Town attorney John Zollo will file action in court on Friday.
Next Year's School Calendar Set for Kings Park
School will start on Sept. 3 for students in the Kings Park school district.
The Kings Park Board of Education voted to adopt the 2013-14 calendar at the Tuesday evening board meeting. School will end on June 26. Students will have attend school two days for the first week and have off Sept. 5 and 6 due to the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah.
Sarin Restaurant Temporarily Closes
A sign hanging in the doorway of local Thai restaurant, says the restaurant is closed due to a family emergency.
An employee Patch spoke with at the restaurant's Greenvale location confirmed that the restaurant is closed, but that it would be temporary. That location has been in business for over 15 years; the Kings Park restuarant opened in Jan. of 2011.
Republican Leaders Back Creighton for Smithtown Supervisor
County Republicans have turned their backs on 12-term Supervisor Patrick Vecchio, announcing on Monday that they will endorse Councilman Robert Creighton to unseat the man who has helmed Smithtown since 1978.
Creighton, a Republican who was re-elected to his seat on the town council in 2011, formally announced Monday night that he will face off against Vecchio in a primary on Sept. 10.
The back-and-forth among Republican party leaders continued on Wednesday, as County GOP Chairman John Jay LaValle responded to a letter by Town Supervisor Patrick Vecchio defending his own record over the years – as well as a shot to those who decided to support his opponent in this fall's race for the town's supervisor seat, Councilman Robert Creighton.
Smithtown Supervisor Patrick Vecchio wrote a scathing letter calling Suffolk GOP Leader John Jay LaValle's leadership "pathetic" after he endorsed opponent Robert Creighton for Smithtown Supervisor on Monday night.