News Nearby: Cops Arrest Alleged Holiday Tip Thieves

Catch up on the latest news from towns surrounding Commack from Dec. 16 - Dec. 21.


Alleged Holiday Tip Thieves Arrested in Three Village
Suffolk police have arrested two people whom they say stole tips left by Three Village residents intended for their sanitation workers on Thursday.

Kings Park Man to Run Half-Marathon for Sandy Hook Community
Resident Jason Fried was devastated when he heard about the children and community members killed at Sandy Hook Elementary school last Friday, prompting him to join 'Ryan's Team,' started by a former Sandy Hook Elementary School student in the hopes of raising $50,000 to assist with funeral costs and counseling for victims' families and survivors at the school.
Fried, a father of four, was born in Kings Park and moved back to his original home last year recently got back into running. His dad was a track coach in Roslyn for many decades.  

Commack Fire Commissioner Returns Home Touched by Newtown Tragedy
Commack is hundreds of miles away from Newton, Conn. where news broke last Friday that a school shooting had killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School. In the aftermath, hundreds of volunteers and well-wishers has poured into the town and in doing so, its impact has touched their lives as well.
Commack Fire Commissioner Patrick Fazio said he went up to Newtown to visit and give support to the shooting's first responders

Smithtown Schools Revisit Security Protocal
The Smithtown Central School District is looking to revise its security protocol, with recommendations from Superintendent Anthony Annunziato to be introduced to the Board of Education during the Jan. 8, 2013 meeting.

Annunziato said he is still working out what recommendations he will make and would not reveal any of them in a phone interview Tuesday.


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