Kings Park Man to Run Half-Marathon for Sandy Hook Community
Resident Jason Fried was devastated when he heard about the children and community members killed at Sandy Hook Elementary school last Friday, prompting him to join 'Ryan's Team,' started by a former Sandy Hook Elementary School student in the hopes of raising $50,000 to assist with funeral costs and counseling for victims' families and survivors at the school.
Fried, a father of four, was born in Kings Park and moved back to his original home last year recently got back into running. His dad was a track coach in Roslyn for many decades.
PHOTOS: Wintery Look at Kings Park Psych Center
Patch reader Thomas Gillen offered a black-and-white perspective at Kings Park Psych Center and Nissequogue State Park through a 35mm.
Kings Park F.D. Sound Alarms for Newtown Victims Friday Morning
On the one week anniversary of the Newtown school shooting, vigils and various acts of remembrance for the victims were held, such as the ringing of church bells, in communities around the nation.
Kings Park Department chose to take part in the national commemoration with other local fire departments to sound their sirens 6 times on Friday at 9:45 a.m.
School Administrators Review Security Standards for KP Schools
Superintendent says all security procedures were reviewed with school personnel, additional measures may be put in place.
Smithtown Officials Eye Radio Plan After Communication Snags
Public Safety Director believes town experienced problems similar to LIPA in communicating with residents in days after Hurricane Sandy.
Annual Scouting Peace Light Distribution
Local scouts from Smithotwn, Kings Park and Commack, recently participated in a peace light distribution service held at Christ the King Church in Commack.
The International Peace Light is a worldwide symbol of peace and brotherhood. The light is given from one person to another as a gift with the wish for peace and forgiveness among all human beings.
Kings Park First Responders Awarded for Save During Sandy
A patient was saved from further stroke complications by a trio of KPFD first responders.
Carter Still Collecting Smithtown Trash Despite Alleged Fraud
Smithtown Supervisor Patrick Vecchio says the town's hands are tied while the investigation into Jody Enterprises continues, though nearby towns have already booted the company.