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Hello all. Debora Whitehead here with your fresh copy of the Smithtown Patch newsletter. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about what’s going on in town, including updates on:

  • Police are investigating a death in Stony Brook.
  • Maureen’s Kitchen serves the best breakfast!
  • Happenings and more!

But first, today’s weather:


Rain and drizzle in the p.m. High: 55, Low: 38.

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Here are the top four stories in Smithtown today:

  1. Nearby News: Suffolk police are asking the public to help solve the death of a 76-year-old in Stony Brook. Police arrived at the scene after a call that reported a car in the water on Shore Road. Unfortunately, they found the driver, Harriet Farish, deceased inside the vehicle. An investigation is undergoing, and anyone with information is asked to contact the homicide squad at 631-852- 6392. (LI News12)
  2. Food lovers in Smithtown can celebrate a local spot recently named the best luncheonette on Long Island by 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 the greatest since 2010. You can walk in if you haven’t been there yet and want to find out for yourself! I just wanted to let you know that reservations are not required. (Smithtown Patch)
  3. Looking for a house in Smithtown? Patch lists the five newest properties on the market in the neighborhood. Whether you are a buyer or just curious about what’s available, check the link for pictures and information. (Smithtown Patch)
  4. It was fashion show time for the juniors and seniors of the Smithtown High School East. A group of 70 students hit the catwalk of the annual PTSA/Leadership Dinner/Fashion Show on Wednesday in St. James. All proceeds of the event will be put towards scholarships and educational programs. (Patch)

Today in Smithtown:

  • Books in the Barn (Smithtown Library-Smithtown Building). (10 a.m.)
  • Indian Hollow Class Visit (Smithtown-Commack). (10 a.m.)
  • Baby Playground (Smithtown Library-Nesconset Building). (10:30 a.m.)
  • Game Day (Smithtown Library-Nesconset Building). (Noon)
  • Game Day (Smithtown Library-Kings Park Building). (12:30 p.m.)
  • Cat Crafting (Smithtown Library-Commack Building). (4:15 p.m.)
  • Make It Monday (Smithtown Library-Smithtown Building). (6:30 p.m.)
  • Sugar-The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (Smithtown Library-Nesconset Building). (7 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Smithtown Christian School: “We were blessed to see such beautiful artwork and hear such lovely music by our elementary students this past Tuesday night at our Elementary Spring Concert! Here are just a few highlights from the evening.” (Smithtown Christian School via Facebook)
  • Smithtown Kickers Soccer Club: “Kick off the spring season with LIPS training program! This 3-day skills clinic will take place April 3-5 from 5-7 p.m. at Moriches Soccer Park. It is for all players U9 & up!” (Smithtown Kickers Soccer Club via Facebook)
  • Smithtown Kickers Soccer Club: “The spring season has begun! Do you have photos or videos you want to share with the club? Tag us @smithtownkickers.” (Smithtown Kickers Soccer Club via Facebook)

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β€” Debora Whitehead

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