Snow in Sachem Reader Photos
While Tuesday's snow is not lingering, a few readers have sent into Patch their snow photos across the Sachem community.
Family, Friends Watch Film Honoring Michael Murphy in Ronkonkoma
The upcoming film Lone Survivor, which depicts Navy SEAL Michael Murphy, had a special early screening for friends and family of Murphy Monday at the Regal Cinemas in Ronkonkoma.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Getting Snowed In With Mindy Smith
I thought that headline would get your attention. Good, now that I have you here, stick around for a few minutes to read this interview I did with Mindy Smith.
Sunday Train: Traveling to our deaths and the fatal Metro North derailment
Last Sunday Morning, the 5:45am from Poughkeepsie was running through the Bronx with 100-150 passengers aboard, when it sped through a 30mph speed limit curve at 82mph , derailed, over-turning four cars and killing four people.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
LIRR service restored, but with delays after fire in New Hyde Park
Long Island Rail Road service east of Jamaica is being restored, but with long residual delays after a car fire on the tracks at New Hyde Park halted trains on multiple lines for more than an hour.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Fog advisory lifts, but travel delays persist
People walking to waiting taxis are blasted by wind driven rain on 7th Ave. near Penn Station as the weather bent umbrellas and sent people squinting when not under cover.
Editorial: Take a break from shopping and vote
Lakeland Fire Department volunteers respond to downed power lines that set a vehicle on fire on Port Avenue off Johnson Avenue in Ronkonkoma.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Festival of Trees and Lights At Sachem North This Weekend
The Festival of Trees and Lights is coming to Sachem High School North this weekend.
Cops: 2 teens arrested in menorah vandalism
In Nassau Cnty slow moving maintenance vehicle. left lane closed on Wantagh Pkwy SB between Hempstead Tpk/NY Rt-24/W3 and The Southern Pkwy/W4 In Nassau Cnty slow moving maintenance vehicle.
Firm sues Suffolk over solar carport contracts
A firm that built solar carports at six Suffolk-owned parking lots is suing to recoup $12.5 million, claiming the county breached its contract by refusing to allow construction at a leased site at the Ronkonkoma train station.
NYC-area consumer confidence rises in November
A customer pumps gasoline at a Gulf station in Ronkonkoma. A new consumer confidence survey out Dec. 4, 2013, indicates consumers are more confident as gas prices fall.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Police: Lake Ronkonkoma Teens Arrested for Breaking Menorah
Lake Ronkonkoma teens were arrested Wednesday and charged with damaging a menorah at Raynor County Park on Monday, police said.
2 15-Year-Olds Arrested In Vandalism Of Long Island Menorah
Two teens have been arrested and charged as juveniles after a menorah was found vandalized earlier this week in Suffolk County.
Possible Futures for MacArthur Airport Shown At Open House
Several possible plans for the expansion of Long Island MacArthur airport were on display Wednesday at an open house event held at the airport's location in Ronkonkoma.
Graduation Program Changes, Islip Pines Presentations at Sachem BOE
Presentations listed on the agenda for Wednesday's Sachem Central School District Board of Education work session meeting include graduation program changes, an AP Physics curriculum update, a Citibank program, New York State CTE program, and a discussion on the Serota Properties Islip Pines project among others.
Cops: Three Drunk Drivers Pulled Off Smithtown Roads on Thanksgiving
Erik Nielsen, 24, of Ronkonkoma, was arrested on Nov. 30 in Nesconset and faces one misdemeanor count of driving while intoxicate - first offense.
Newly Adopted Dog Still Missing In The Village
Last week a recently adopted dog, Marcy, hopped through the fence of her new home and got lost in the woods somewhere in Port Jefferson Village.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
New York Daily News
Dec. 3: The Common Core, handbags and Churchill
Islip, L.I.: I am very concerned that your paper labels the opposition to the Common Core as being led by "Tea Party types" and "left-leaners" .
Ronkonkoma menorah vandalized, say cops
Suffolk County police investigate the scene where a menorah was damaged inside of Raynor Beach County Park in Ronkonkoma.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Menorah Found Vandalized On Long Island
A member of the county police Hate Crimes Unit officers discovered the damage to the menorah around 5:30 p.m. Monday at Raynor County Park, along Ronkonkoma Avenue in Ronkonkoma.