Week in Review: Nesconset, Mills Pond Kids See New Schools

Check out all the top local headlines from the past week.

Suffolk County Police are looking for a man who stole an ATV from a Smithtown garage. Police said a man walked up a driveway and into an open garage of a Smithtown home on June 4 at roughly 8:45 p.m. and took a 2010 blue Bashan ATV, then rolled the ATV out of the garage and put it into a truck, then left. 

The Hilltop Center on West Main Street is missing a once familiar business – . The now defunct Smithtown location of the eatery – known for its quick and tasty chicken, ribs, sandwiches, burgers and sides – was once a prominent food business among other local fast food chains and restaurants, from  across the street to  on the corner next to the strip of stores. Now the lights are off and the sign on the awning is reversed. 

With , students from both Nesconset and Mills Pond Elementary took a trip to see the schools they would attend in the next school year. Mills Pond students took a bus to see St. James Elementary while six bus loads of Nesconset students travelled to see Mills Pond. During their respective trips students and teachers participated in acitivites to acquaint themselves with each other. 

 has only sat on the Board of Education for roughly six months, replacing , and has already taken part in numerous tough decisions, from closing Nesconset Elementary to choosing a new superintendent for the upcoming school year. Now set to begin his first full term as a board member, he is looking forward to taking on more daunting tasks the Smithtown Central School District would face.


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