GreaterSmithtown seeks to be the go-to community news resource for everyone living in or near the Town of Smithtown on Long Island.

Published by Greater Long Island Media Group, GreaterSmithtown delivers local news daily. Click here to download our iPhone app for news alerts. Click here for our newsletter.

about the publisher

Michael White launched the community news website on July 1, 2015, after 15 years in newspapers. He later expanded into other communities and in 2017 established Greater Long Island Media Group.

Before that, he was a staff writer at daily newspapers in Maryland and New York City, including the Daily News where he last served in the Police Bureau.

Mike is also a former editor of The Suffolk Times and Riverhead News-Review weekly newspapers on Long Island’s East End.

He has a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and an English/journalism degree from the University of Delaware.

You can reach Mike at, or call 631-786-5708.

Photo: Blydenburgh County Park in Smithtown, N.Y. (Credit: Michael White)