Smithtown supervisor primary race heats up
Call it the row in Smithtown.
In one corner is Long Island's longest-serving town supervisor Patrick Vecchio, 82, with a record 33 years at the helm in Smithtown. Vecchio, a former New York City detective who was a bodyguard-chauffeur to Mayor John Lindsay, first won election in 1978 as a Democrat, and turned Republican midcareer.
Challenger Bob Creighton, 75, is a town board member...