News Nearby: Calendar Changes For Miller Place, Shoreham-Wading River Districts

Also, Smithtown to pay more money to employees in 2013.

After local districts lost a number of school days due to Superstorm Sandy, some are still mulling options while others have announced calendar adjustments.

Miller Place and Shoreham-Wading River School District's have announced their plans on their websites in order to reach the mandatory 180 days of instruction.

KP Civic Association: Proposed Retirement Community at St. Johnland 'Massive'

Local residents packed a hearing last week held by the Smithtown Town Board on the proposed building of a continuing care retirement community  for property at St. Johnland Nursing Center.

The proposal calls for a four-story building with  24 assisted living spaces, 153 apartments and 22 townhomes, which would be built on 50 wooded acres across from the center.  A  lap pool, salon, banking and a convenience store, among other amenities, are expected to be on site with sale prices for the units at  $395,000 to $825,000.

Police: ‘Chemical Substance’ Sparked Sycamore Circle Smoke Scare

What was originally reported as a fire in a rental home on Sycamore Circle early Thursday morning turned out to be a situation involving an undisclosed chemical substance, according to Suffolk County police.

Smithtown To Pay $319K More to Town Employees in 2013

As Smithtown elected officials are dipping into reserve funds to prevent a tax spike, several town employees are receiving salary raises in the five-digit range.


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