Smithtown Town Supervisor Pat Vecchio, Town Clerk Vincent Puleo address supervisor vacancy

“I don't know that I'll ever talk to

“I don't know that I'll ever talk to the clerk again, but that's okay,” says Smithtown Town Supervisor Pat Vecchio of Town Clerk Vincent Puleo. “He doesn't have much of a job anyway. He hands out birth certificates.” (February 14, 2014 6:49 PM)

Smithtown Town Clerk Vincent Puleo says he’s unfairly being blamed for the town’s weeklong supervisor vacancy over a clerical issue.

The newly re-elected Pat Vecchio, Smithtown’s longtime supervisor, neglected to sign his oath of office within 30 days of being sworn in. Vecchio technically lost his job until the town board reinstated him last night.

Vecchio and Puleo blame each other...

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