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Hello everyone. Smithtown He’s Patch Newsletter Host Deborah He’s Whitehead. Get the day off to a good start with a quick look at everything you need to know about what’s happening in town.
- Maureen’s Kitchen has been voted Best Place Net on Long Island.
- Smithtown pet food drive.
- Make plans for your summer vacation!
But first of all, today’s weather.
A breeze in the morning. High: 48, Low: 28.
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Here are the top 5 stories from Smithtown today.
- Smithtown foodies can celebrate the local spot recently named Best Ranchonet on Long Island with the 2023 Bethpage Best of LI Awards. According to the magazine, Maureen’s Kitchen serves the best breakfast, brunch and lunch and has been ranked among the best since 2010. No reservation required. (Smithtown patch)
- Pet food drives are held in town to donate food and supplies to family pets in need to help Long Island Cares residents. Suffolk County Councilor Rob Trotta is helping organize the event. If you would like to make a donation, you can drop off your bags at Trotta’s office at 59 His Avenue, Landing, Smithtown, Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm (Smithtown His Matters).
- If you’re in the neighborhood and want to enjoy an outing with a local family, don’t miss the Smithtown Library’s Friday Night Movie. The movie projected on the screen is a romantic comedy, Ticket to Paradise. You can register here. (Smithtown Chronicle)
- Winter is slowly coming to an end and it’s time to start planning your summer front door! If you’re looking to take off by plane, there are plenty of flights from MacArthur Airport to hot destinations in Florida! Tampa, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and more! All of these options are offered by Southwest Airlines. To book your flight, please visit here. (newsday)
- A woman is being investigated by police for allegedly shoplifting at a Commack Walmart store. Police are looking for clues to help identify and locate the suspect. Cash rewards are offered. Witnesses should contact her at 1-800-220-TIPS. (TBR News Media)
- time for two (Smithtown Library – Smithtown Building). (10 am)
- Self-management of chronic illness (Smithtown Library – Commack Building). (10 am)
- All Abilities Spring Flower (Smithtown Library – Nesconset Building). (10 am)
- THURSDAY MOVIE OF THE WEEK (Smithtown Library – Commack Building). (1:30 pm)
- memory loss, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease (Smithtown Library). (2 pm)
- Dr. Seuss Birthday Fun (Smithtown Library – Smithtown Building). (4:30 p.m.)
- LEGO® Squad (Smithtown Library – Kings Park Building). (7 pm)
- Managing Student Loan Debt (Smithtown Library – Commack Building). (7 pm)
- HSW – PTSA Meeting – Smithtown High School West. (7 pm)
From my notes:
- “Do you know a star student in New York that you want other people to know about?
Academically good future problem solvers fit this definition too, but look beyond your report card.
- If you’re attending the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in St. James and would like to know more about the eventcheck out our Smithtown Patch guide for everything you need to know to enjoy the festival! (Smithtown Patch)
- Smithtown Library Kids: “The kids had a great time listening to fairy tales in the Nesconset building. Check out the magic lanterns we created using ordinary mason jars, tissue paper and fairy tale silhouettes (Smithtown Library Kids via Facebook)
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- 7 days until the U2 tribute concert in St. Pat! Saturday March 11th at 8pm (March 11th)
- TRUE THINGS Storytelling Show: True Stores with a “Bad Match” theme. (March 11)
- Irish St Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl Patching Fortune (March 12th)
- Present. Patrick’s weekend dinner and show. U2 and Journey are hits from top NY tribute bands. (March 16th)
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That’s all for today. A new update will arrive in your mailbox tomorrow morning!
— Deborah Whitehead
About me: Got a story idea? Contact me! I’d love to hear from you. I am a wife, mother, foodie, traveler and nature lover.
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