Following its recent , the Smithtown School District has become the banner school for getting tough on teen drinking, and that extends to proms.
With Smithtown High School East set to hold its prom at Villa Lombardi's in Port Jefferson on Saturday, parents have been reminded that school officials will be giving the alcohol detection tests to any students they suspect have been drinking. The penalty for a positive test: Students will be suspended for five days and will not be able to take part in their high school graduation.
As parents are left scrambling after the , a nearby preschool is trying to help any way they can.
"I was up all night over this," said Jackie Krumm, owner of of Hauppauge. "It's just awful."
Commack residents' concerns about proposed plans for a power plant being built on Town Line Road are nothing but rumor, according to the town's planning director.
While may be old hat to many Smithtown residents and businesses - or some continue to enjoy the event year after year - for a few Main Street businesses, the day-long street fair will be their first. Take a look at what they had to say as they looked forward to their first Festival Day.
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