The Town of Smithtown Town Board is expected to approve the acceptance of an Automated External Defibrillator from Kings Park Youth at , citing liability issues, but it appears to have had a change of heart. John McQuaid, a board member for KPY, said it appears that the town board is working hard to make the availability of an AED device at Memorial Park a reality.
There's a new buzz in the air at Hoyt Farm, the sound of a generous donation provided to continue educating the next generation. Smithtown Town Board approved accepting a donation of a draper bee observation hive and a colony of honey bees for Hoyt Farm Nature Preserve at their Thursday night meeting. The two items were donated by Craig Byer, of Suburban Pest Management, for an exhibition at Hoyt Farm Nature Center.
A handful of teens were indicted this week after being from Selden to Miller Place to Setauket, including one on Julia Lane. Suffolk County Police announced on May 3 that they had arrested four individuals after pulling them over on Black Locust Avenue in Setauket. An indictment unsealed this week added a fifth teen - the twin brother of one defendant.
According to a report in the Village Beacon Record, a Virgin Mary statue was recently stolen from the Little Portion Friary on Old Post Road in Mt. Sinai. While the brothers have not reported it to the police, they are hoping whoever stole it is nice enough to return it.
The real estate agents from Keller Williams Realty Associates in Hauppauge traveled to Port Jefferson on Thursday to help spruce up its yard and restore an old barn as part of a corporate day of giving. During their annual RED Day (Renew, Energize and Donate), thousands of the agency’s associates across the country and in Canada head into their local communities to take part in volunteer projects to renew and energize the neighborhoods they serve, according to their website.