Week in Review: Kings Park Library Opens its Doors to the Public, Students Shine Academically

A round up of the week's biggest news.

Stellar Students

It was a big week for four students who were recognized for outstanding academic acheivement. 3 Kings Park High School Students Presented with National Merit Scholarship Program Letter of Commendationand one Kings Park Student Qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist. Congratulations to those hard working students.

Residents Rejoice at Kings Park Library Opening

Patrons who stepped into the newly renovated Kings Park Library took a moment to get their bearings as they tried to compare the old with the new, a signal library director Robert Lusak took as a good one.

"We know we've done a good job when they step in and it feels brand new to them," said Lusak.

PHOTOS: Local Child Care Center Grand Opens

New Beginnings, welcomed the public and officially grand opened last week with cake, face painting and a visit from Spongebob

Healing Power of Eastern Medicine Inspires Local to Practice What She Preaches

Kings Park resident Maureen Rossi, has worn many hats in her lifetime, writer, mom and leader of anti-drug organization, In the Know and now Rossi will add Reiki practiconer to the list

 “I spent the last twenty three years raising the kids, writing for newspapers and magazines and volunteering in Kings Park, never in a million years did I expect to become a Reiki Practitioner,” she laughs.

Proposed Smithtown Town Budget Shows Slight Tax Increase

Town Supervisor Patrick Vecchio said Monday he will present the proposed town budget for 2013 of $103 million to the town board at Tuesday's board meeting.

The tax increase to locals would be $46.83 a year, according to Vecchio.


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