Local News for Farmingville, Holbrook, Holtsville, Lake Grove, and Lake Ronkonkoma
FARMINGVILLE, NY — The weekly farmers market at Brookhaven Town Hall in Farmingville has returned for another season. The return also brings changes this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more from OnSachem News.
Town of Brookhaven Clerk Donna Lent has announced that a new New York State law will allow adoptees to obtain a copy of their original pre-adoption birth certificate after they turn 18 years old. Read more from OnSachem News.
The Islip Town Board approved a resolution to waive the Town fee for a marriage license, when either party applying is an active duty member of the US Armed Forces. Read more from OnSachem News.
For the first time ever, Troop 9 will be selling Christmas Trees on the grounds of our Chartered Rep, St. Mary's Episcopal Church. Read more from OnSachem News.
Buses will replace weekend trains between Ronkonkoma and Brentwood Saturday, Nov. 9, and Sunday, Nov. 10, as LIRR crews install concrete rail ties to ensure a smoother ride and improve service reliability. Read more from OnSachem News.
On Saturday, Nov. 9 starting at 12 a.m. (midnight) and continuing through Monday, Nov. 11 at 12:30 a.m., the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will perform concrete tie installation by Pond Avenue, Ronkonkoma on the Mainline. Read more from OnSachem News.
Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore recently attended a Victorian Tea hosted by the Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society. The tea took place in a beautiful house called The Maples on Pond Road in Lake Ronkonkoma. Read more from OnSachem News.
New York State Assemblyman Doug Smith (5th AD) recently spoke to Boy Scout Troops from Sachem and Connetquot about state and local government. Read more from OnSachem News.
Recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Legislator Tom Muratore encourages all women to protect their health by scheduling a mammogram. Read more from OnSachem News.
The Town of Brookhaven will hold a Free Residential Waste Disposal Week from Monday, Oct. 7 to Saturday, Oct. 12. Read more from OnSachem News.
Join the Farmingville Residents Association for its Annual Fall Flea Market Sunday, Sept. 29. Vendor opportunities are still available. Read more from OnSachem News.
With autumn now upon us, homeowners will be closing their pools for the season and seeking ways to dispose of old chemicals safely. Read more from OnSachem News.
On Thursday, Oct. 10, the Division of Economic Development’s Brookhaven Business Advisory Council (BBAC) will present its 15th Annual “Building Business in Brookhaven” Expo at Town Hall from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Read more from OnSachem News.
The Town of Brookhaven Animal Shelter named him Perry. Perry the dog was found on Waverly Avenue in Holtsville, the Animal Shelter announced Sept. 19. Read more from OnSachem News.
Legislator Tom Muratore urges parents to discuss helpful tips with their children to insure a safer ride on the school bus. Read more from OnSachem News.
Suffolk PAL presented Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore with a plaque of appreciation for his support in the community and young athletes. Read more from OnSachem News.
As students returned to school this week, Assemblyman Doug Smith’s 1-year-old daughter, Sophie, signed up for her first library card at the Sachem Public Library in Holbrook to help kick-off “Library Card Sign-Up Month.” Read more from OnSachem News.
Town of Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner is teaming up with “Cell Phones For Soldiers” to provide cost-free communication services and emergency funding to active-duty military members and veterans. Read more from OnSachem News.
Suffolk County Comptroller John M. Kennedy Jr. shared this handy tip sheet of who's who in Suffolk County government when a resident has a question. Read more from OnSachem News.
Hurricane season is here, and Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine reminds residents that the 2019 Hurricane Survival Guide is now available. Read more from OnSachem News.
The Town of Islip Town Board will hold its Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 27, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The meeting agenda includes two items for Holbrook. Read more from OnSachem News.
The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season continues through Nov. 30. Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore reminds residents of hurricane preparedness. Read more from OnSachem News.
To mark the 29th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine recently visited the office of the Suffolk Independent Living Organization (SILO) in Holtsville. Read more from OnSachem News.
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