You have the opportunity to greet a US Navy Lieutenant and Bronze Star receipient who wrapped up a six month tour in Afghanistan.
Sunday, Michael Beggins could be welcomed home at 9 p.m. by the Airport Diner, located at 3760 Veterans Memorial Highway in Bohemia. Following the details of the welcome provided at the diner, Beggins will receive a motorcycle escort back to his home in Smithtown.
In the age of Ikea and affordable furniture available at Walmart and other department stores, Smithtown's has lasted the test of time, selling solid wood furniture in the town for more than 40 years.
Owner Ralph Kleister, who owns the business with his father and teacher of the trade Alfred, said the longevity is attributed to the quality of the product sold.
A freestanding building on Smithtown's Main Street is up for sale, the home to three upstairs apartments and a Psychic Readings business.
With the property on the market, the future for the psychic business in its current location is uncertain.
A Suffolk County Police Officer revived a Shoreham man using an Automatic Defibrillator at in St. James.
According to police, Bryan Boudreaux of the Fourth Precinct responded to a call on Aug. 21 at roughly 12:55 p.m. concerning an unconscious man in the service area of the dealership, located at 559 Jericho Turnpike. Reports state upon arrival Boudreaux witnessed the coworkers of Michael Muhlhausen, 50, of Shoreham, giving him CPR. Boudreaux then used the Automatic Defibrillator to administer a shock to Muhlhausen.
While Smithtown is rich with preserved historic properties, one building in the heart of town hasn't been so lucky. And it all boils down to money.
Arthur House, the home built in 1752 and owned by multiple generations of Smithtown's, sits vacant on the property of the Smithtown Central School District at the corner of Main Street and New York Avenue. The house belongs to the district, but two other entities have expressed interest in the past in the building – the Smithtown Historical Society and the Town of Smithtown.
Locals don't have to wait much longer for the arrival of on Main Street as the store is set to open Thursday.
According to the company website, Yogurtini is a self-serve frozen yogurt shop that offers 10 or more flavors in each store with a packed toppings bar.
Ben Schor manned a at his store while the power was out throughout the town following hurricane turned tropical storm Irene. While his effort was commendable, most of the products at Main Street Meats spoiled.
"It was a mess, it was horrific," Schor said of the experience. "The experience was detrimental to my insurance. My insurance company dropped me after putting in a claim for it."
Smithtown Councilman Robert Creighton formally requested Friday that the Office of Congressional Ethics launch an investigation into U.S. Rep. Tim Bishop, following a Politico report that the congressman’s campaign sought a contribution after a constituent asked him to expedite fireworks permits.
Creighton, a Conservative Party member and former Suffolk County police commissioner, said filing the ethics probe was simply the right thing to do.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe is set to fill another vacancy on Smithtown's Main Street.
The cafe will open in the same shopping center as Sleepy's and Starbucks, nestled between the and . A construction worker at the location said work began roughly two months ago and the cafe should open by mid September.
A Smithtown resident is now $10,000 richer.
Frederick Tate purchased a winning scratch-off lottery ticket from , located at 975 West Jericho Turnpike in Smithtown in the Morewood Shopping Plaza. Tate played the New York Lottery game "Cashword Doubler."
When Smithtown Patch broke the news back in February that , the comments section was filled with mixed reviews of a tattoo shop opening locally. While there was a split in those for and against a , owner Dan Lavery said Smithtown has been nothing but good to him, his business and his staff.