At first, recent sightings of supposedly needy families holding signs asking for money at stores along Veterans Highway and Nesconset Highway prompted Long Islanders to graciously open their wallets to help.
However, some now fear the panhandlers may be scamming people and exploiting children after the adults holding the signs were allegedly spotted with different children in their company.
Smithtown officials gathered Monday to mull over the town's options for collecting trash and recyclables after news of recent fraud.
Smithtown Supervisor Patrick Vecchio said several of the town's department heads met Monday morning to debate how to move forward with solid waste collections after one of garbage carters, Jody Enterprises, had .
LA Fitness is preparing to open its doors for business on Smithtown's Main Street after nearly nine months of construction.
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.
Tom Croci outlines steps Town has taken to close its budget gap but also wants feedback from local residents on what steps to take in the future.