🌱2 men missing from same area in Suffolk + library cook

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Hello friends. Deborah Whitehead here with your Tuesday edition of Smithtown Patch Newsletter, packed with all the local information you need to know right now. Including updates to…

  • Two men have disappeared near a Long Island Indian reservation.
  • Cook Challenge at the Smithtown Public Library.
  • Memorial Day event in Commack and more.

But first the weather today: Walk-through shower cooler. High: 62, Low: 46.


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Here are the top five stories in Smithtown today:

  1. Police are searching for two men who were reported missing days apart on a Long Island Indian reservation. Police said the disappearances of Isaiah Henriquez of Babylon and Luis Alvarenga of Kings Park are not related. Police are questioning residents of the area about their whereabouts, but there are no leads on the cases. (ABC7NY)
  2. Attention foodies in the community, the Smithtown Public Library invites you to show off your cooking skills! Registrations are open for the Great Smithtown Cook-Off Show Challenge. You can visit here to fill the registration form. (Smithtown Public Library)
  3. A memorial service is scheduled at The Commack United Methodist Church on May 28 at 9 am The service honors those who have lost their lives while serving in the military. (Smithtown Matters)
  4. The Smithtown School District celebrated the annual Bus Driver Recognition with a breakfast at Dogwood Elementary School.. School officials stated how important the drivers are to the school community and appreciated the relationship the drivers develop with the students. (Smithtown School District)
  5. News nearby: Police are searching for a man who fell overboard on the Great South Bay. The boat driver is a 28-year-old Massapequa man. The incident happened on Sunday afternoon and since then maritime bureau and aviation officials have been searching for him. Read the story. (LI News 12)

Today in Smithtown:

  • DIY dragon boat (Smithtown Library – King’s Park Building). (17:00)
  • Goat and alpaca yoga at the Smithtown Historical Society. (17:30)
  • A night of painting in St. James. (6 p.m.)

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From my notebook:

  • ON News 12: It’s National Teacher Appreciation Week — so it’s time to celebrate your teachers! Scroll down to use the form below to send us a photo of your favorite teacher and tell us why he’s special!” (LI News 12)
  • The annual Smithtown Memorial Parade is Monday, May 29, starting at noon at Main Street and Singer Lane and ending at City Hall. The event is hosted by the fire department. If you have any questions, contact [email protected]. (Smithtown Patch)
  • It’s time to apply for a summer job in Smithtown! Mail-in registrations have begun! Online application opens Thursday, June 1. Visit Smithtown Gov. to access the program guide. (Governor Smithtown)

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Deborah Whitehead

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