Nesconset Man Invents Liquor Bottle Locking Device
Feeling that there’s a need for a security product to deter and prevent today’s youth from drinking, a Nesconset resident has created a device with the hopes of doing both.
Bottle Blocker, according to its creator Richard Michiel, is tamper proof locking device that will fit on any bottle with a neck such as liquor and pill bottles.
Boutique Bakery Offers Atypical Super Bowl Treats
Chips and dip, buffalo wings, beer and soda usually make up the menu for Super Bowl parties, but how about cupcakes?
Cupcake Couture on Main Street in Smithtown is adding cupcakes, small cakes and giant cupcakes with a Super Bowl XLVII theme to their menu until the day of the big game.
Rosebud Boutique in St. James Closes Its Doors
After 20 years in business, Rosebud Boutique on Lake Avenue will be closing its doors.
The shop, which sells pocketbooks, scarves, jewelry and small gift items has hung signs in its windows announcing its closing.
"Business has been very slow," said owner Rose Marie Cennamo. "I've been here a long time."
More Red Light Cameras Possible in Smithtown's Future
mithtown officials will approve the county's request to study high-traffic intersections in the Town of Smithtown to possibly install more red light cameras.
Vanessa Baird-Streeter, spokeswoman for Suffolk executive Steve Bellone, said the county sent a letter to the Town of Smithtown on Jan. 18 in hopes of expanding its Red Light Safety Program.
Superintendent: Smithtown Schools Didn't Expect State Aid Cut
While many factors have the Smithtown Central School District facing 2013-14 budgeting difficulties, Superintendent Anthony Annunziato said the unexpected reduction in state aid is the biggest blow to date.
The district is budgeted to receive $37.7 million in state aid in 2013-14, compared to the actual amount Annunziato said Smithtown schools received for the 2012-13 school year of $38.3 million, resulting in a reduction of roughly $630,000.
Energy Fitness Celebrates 10 Years in St. James
It may seem like businesses leave quicker than they come locally, but one business has managed to stay open and grow in St. James for 10 years – Energy Fitness.
The story of how Energy Fitness was formed is simple: two training partners – Dan Moreno and Mike Tucci – came up with an idea to open a gym. The two then approached Mike’s brother Trevor with the idea, and the three took over an existing St. James gym. Two years later longtime friend Michael Fox, who was looking to move back home after living out on the west coast and down south, joined the trio.