Week in Review: Residents Angered Over Zoning Request, Student Drafted by Phillies

Catch up on the latest news happening in Commack from June 3 - June 9.

Not much has been agreed on between residents and business owners in the industrial area of Kings Park, but one thing became clear at Wednesday evening's planning board hearing; all sides want resolution on the failure to properly address zoning along Townline and Old Northport Road.

More than 250 residents attended a three-hour marathon public hearing at the Smithtown Planning Board Wednesday night to speak out against a request to rezone properties along Old Northport Road in Kings Park to heavy industry.  

A Commack High School baseball player has been drafted to play in the major leagues straight out of high school on Wednesday.  

Smithtown's elected officials have proposed a change to the town code that would prohibit its employees from showing favoritism by hiring relatives.  

Two different groups of Commack students have produced homemade parody videos of the pop song "Call Me, Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen. Both Commack varsity baseball team and a Commack Middle School girls' sports team have launched videos of their lipsynchs on You Tube, attracting hundreds of hits.  


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