Smithtown Limits Public Comment At Board Meetings To 3 MinutesOfficials in one town on Long Island claim vitriol has forced them to impose new rules on speech at their meetings.
Doctor Pleads Guilty To Driving Drunk, Killing Woman In Smithtown CrashDr. Thomas Stavola pleaded guilty to manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of the accident that killed the 45-year-old woman in June 2014.
Suffolk Man Accused Of DWI In Crash That Killed PedestrianThe pedestrian, 51-year-old Kenneth Rich, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police: L.I. Woman Faces Several Charges After Escaping Custody, Stealing AmbulanceA woman who allegedly escaped police custody at a Long Island hospital and stole an ambulance is expected to be arraigned Friday.
Police: Woman Escapes From Custody, Steals Ambulance In SmithtownA woman escaped police custody at a Long Island hospital and stole an ambulance Thursday evening, police said.
Dangerous Alligator Snapping Turtle Found In SmithtownAuthorities caution that an abandoned alligator snapping turtle found on Long Island over the weekend is a dangerous reptile.
Body Artists: Farmingdale Tattoo Parlor Ban Sad, InsultingThe Farmingdale mayor said tattoo parlors just aren't part of the new downtown master plan.
Advocacy Group Pays Airfare So Long Island Woman Can Meet Granddaughter In FloridaA Long Island grandmother couldn’t afford the airfare to see her newborn granddaughter, but a local company stepped in to make her dream come true.
Smithtown Officials To Determine Cost Of Repaving Roads Following Scandal Involving Highway SuperintendentSome improperly paved roads may have to be paved again in one Long Island town.
Smithtown Highway Superintendent Pleads Not Guilty To Tampering With Public RecordsSmithtown Highway Superintendent Glenn Jorgensen faces felony charges of tampering with, falsifying, stealing and destroying documents relating to road construction projects that were improperly performed.
Police: Long Island Woman Charged With DWI After Fatal Head-On CrashA Long Island woman has been charged with driving while intoxicated following a deadly early morning head-on collision, police said.
Smithtown Supervisor Regrets 'Wacko' Comment Caught By Open MicMoments before a Town Board meeting in Smithtown on Thursday, Town Supervisor Patrick Vecchio was overheard telling a board member, "There are a lot of wackos here tonight."

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