Local News for Farmingville, Holbrook, Holtsville, Lake Grove, and Lake Ronkonkoma
LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Stephen Neville, 29, of Lake Ronkonkoma was killed following two separate back-to-back crashes on the Long Island Expressway late Tuesday night, according to Suffolk County Police. Read more from OnSachem News.
(The Center Square) – New York state lawmakers this week passed a bill to extend a moratorium on evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite Republicans issuing concerns that the measure may do more harm than good. Read more from OnSachem News.
PATCHOGUE, NY — Only 16 of 149 New York hospitals received an “A” grade from Leapfrog Group’s in their 2021 spring Hospital Safety Grade Report. Near the Sachem area, "A" grades were given to St. Catherine of Siena Hospital in Smithtown and Mather Hospital in Port Jefferson. However, closest to Sachem, Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue graded a "C." Read more from OnSachem News.
(The Center Square) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced the most significant easing of COVID-restrictions since the pandemic began. Read more from OnSachem News.
LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Rite Aid announced on Friday it is now administering the COVID-19 vaccine at every store, with or without an advance appointment. Within Sachem, Rite Aid is located near Kohl’s on Hawkins Avenue in Lake Ronkonkoma. Rite Aid also has stores nearby in Medford, Sayville, Selden, Smithtown, and West Patchogue. Read more from OnSachem News.
(The Center Square) – The unexpected increase in the New York state population that emerged in the 2020 U.S. Census is casting a shadow of doubt on the accuracy of the final data, experts warn. Read more from OnSachem News.
(The Center Square) – A recent analysis indicates that most taxpayers would not gain from a federal proposal to repeal the cap on state and local tax, also known as SALT, deductions. Read more from OnSachem News.
FARMINGVILLE, NY — The Sachem High School East Diversity Club in Farmingville recently held a museum walk with socially distant exhibits featuring information and activities from various cultures around the world. Read more from OnSachem News.
(The Center Square) – The record $212 billion budget New York lawmakers passed earlier this month includes an estimated $26.7 billion in revenues from new resources. That’s according to an analysis released Thursday by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. Read more from OnSachem News.
(The Center Square) – The Cuomo administration reportedly held up New York health officials from reporting the true COVID-19 death toll attributable to nursing homes for at least five months. That’s according to a bombshell report published by The New York Times on Wednesday. Read more from OnSachem News.
- Lake Ronkonkoma man, 29, killed after FedEx truck hit his crashed car on LIE: Suffolk Police
- New York lawmakers move to once again extend ban on evictions
- Only about 10 percent of New York hospitals get top grade in safety report
- New Yorks joins New Jersey, Connecticut in plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions
- COVID-19 vaccines now at every Rite Aid for online and walk-in appointments
- Dramatic increase in New York's census numbers compared to estimates draws concern from onlookers
- Analysis: Repealing cap on SALT deductions would increase disparities in New York
- Sachem High School East hosts museum walk displaying world cultures
- DiNapoli: New York budget draws on $26.7 billion from new revenue sources
- Report: Cuomo administration ordered health officials not to release nursing home death toll numbers