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News Nearby: Smithtown School Enact Breathalyzer Policy

Catch up on the latest headlines from towns surrounding Commack.

's Board of Education on Tuesday voted to enact an  that gives educators the power to give Breathalyzer tests to students they suspect of drinking at school-run extracurricular events.


Islip Town Hall has reopened following a bomb threat made just before noon on Wednesday. 

A lack of funding and interest has put the kibosh on this year’s restaurant week in Kings Park.

An East Setuaket woman was sent to the hospital shortly after midnight on Wednesday and suffered serious injuries after police say a drunk driver slammed into her car.

Two SUVs collided along a hairpin section of Waterside Road just north of Seaside Court in Northport on Monday afternoon, sending three people to Huntington Hospital,  said.

pbug56 May 26, 2012 at 05:34 PM
I'd love to know who would administer such tests - and how. Will they get several rent a cops to hold a student down, shove the thing in his or her mouth, and then squeeze the kid's body real hard to get enough of a breath? I can't wait for the first assault on a student and the resultant civil rights case. Mind you, I don't want high school kids drinking, but this is wrong.

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