The town board held its public hearing for the proposed 2013 town budget Thursday night with locals and politicians voicing their displeasure with the property tax increase.
Worked into the $103 million proposed budget is a property tax increase that would run homeowners $46.83 a year if the home has an assessed value of $5,500.
P.F. Chang's Hearing before Smithtown BZA Postponed
P.F. Chang's plans for a proposed Smith Haven Mall location will have to wait a little longer.
P.F. Chang's public hearing before Town of Smithtown's Board of Zoning Appeals was postponed on Tuesday night due to lack of adequate company representation. It has been rescheduled for their November meeting.
PHOTO: Hauppauge Inducts 2012 Class Into Athletic Hall of Fame
Hauppauge High School inducted the 2012 honorees into the high school's Athletic Hall of Fame.
Hauppauge Public School district officials honored this year's inductees in a morning ceremony at Stonebridge County Club in Smithtown Saturday. This year's class featured six athletes, one coach, a family and two sports teams who made their mark on the Eagles athletic community.
Town of Smithtown Debuts New Website
Residents logging into the Town of Smithtown's website will notice the page has gotten a bright and colorful overhall.
The Town of Smithtown slowy rolled a new website last Friday, working out last-minute bugs and challenges over the last few days. Images of Town Hall and the Smithtown Bull greet visitors as they land on the page
Hurricane Sandy: Another Perfect Storm?
Despite Internet buzz that Hurricane Sandy could equal another Perfect Storm, experts say it's too soon to tell if the weather tracking toward Long Island will be as devastating as that deadly 1991 event.
According to David Stark, meteorologist for the National Weather Service office at Upton, experts are now "confident that Long Island will see some impacts from Sandy."