The Landing Avenue Bridge, which has been closed for the past three-weeks due to construction work is expected to open by next weekend.
“We are shooting for rush hour Friday,” said Lori Baldassare, Government Liaison Officer for the Suffolk County Department of Public Works.Smithtown West Lax Star Named MLL Rookie of the Year
A Smithtown West lacrosse star is quickly making a name for himself in the professional leagues.
Rob Pannell was voted Major Lacrosse League's 2013 Rookie of the Year after scoring 42 points, 25 goals and 17 assists, as an attackman for the New York Lizards, Newsday reports.
Supe: State Tests 'Too Much, Too Soon,' As Scores Drop
Recently released state test scores show a sharp decline in student proficiency levels for Smithtown schools as well as the state with a large increase in the number of students who will need remedial help to bring them back up to the standards of the new Common Core Curriculum.
Smithtown superintendent Anthony Annunziato said in a brief interview after Tuesday's board meeting that the biggest issue would be providing help for the students who are not at state proficiency levels.Local Designer Moves Shop to Lake Avenue
Local interior designer Natalie Weinstein is expanding her shop and moving to a new locale on Lake Avenue in St. James.
Weinstein moved from her 2nd Avenue location and opened a new Fine Furniture & Accessories Boutique called Uniquely Natalie, which will feature lighting and accessories for the home. Natalie Weinstein Design Associates will be located next door in the same building.Smithtown School District Superintendent Abruptly Resigns
Smithtown School District Superintendent Anthony Annunziato announced his resignation at the board of education meeting on Tuesday evening and said he will be joining St. John's University as a professor.
Annunziato, who has been with the district just over one year and has had a 28-year career in education, read a letter announcing his intentions.