Four Candidates Vie For Two Open Library Board Spots
Four candidates will vie for two seats in the Smithtown Special Library District Board of Trustees election taking place next month.
Rosalind Palazzolo of St. James, Wayne J. Schaefer of Smithtown, Suzanne Mohr of Smithtown and incumbent John C. Martins will run. Trustee Charles Sauer is not seeking re-election. A list of candidate bios can be found here.
Top Education Official to Visit Kings Park Schools
Students and teachers in the Kings Park School District may find themselves walking the halls with a high ranking education official next week.
State Education Commissioner, John B. King Jr., will be visiting schools in the district on Sept. 20.
Commack Man Critical Following Sunken Meadow Crash
A Commack man was seriously injured during a rush hour car crash on the Sunken Meadow Parkway Tuesday afternoon.
2.75 Percent Increase for 2013 Library Budget
The Smithtown Special Library District unanimously adopted the 2013 budget, with an increase of 2.75 percent over last year’s budget, at a special meeting held Friday afternoon.
According to library treasurer, Joanne T. Grove, the raise, though exceeds the state mandated two percent property tax cap, is allowed.
Cell Service Upgrade for Some in San Remo Area
Cell service in the San Remo area is typically a bit sketchy, but may soon improve, at least for some residents.
Team Mobile, which already has cell panels located on the roof of CVS Pharmacy on Main Street in Kings Park, was recently given the go ahead by the Smithtown Town Board to install new cell panels.
PHOTOS: Kings Park High School Remembers 9/11
In a simple, yet poignant remembrance ceremony, the students of Kings Park honored those killed on 9/11 and the acts of so many brave men and women that day.
Cassie Butler, 14, niece of Thomas Butler, a Kings Park resident and member of the New York City Fire Department, who lost his life in the attacks, raised a flag that flew over the World Trade Center. A framed flag, remembering Thomas was mounted on a podium at the event and will be installed in the lobby of the school. Stephen Butler, Cassie's father who also responded on Sept. 11 gave the school both flags. The event was organized entirely by the students.
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