Local News for Farmingville, Holbrook, Holtsville, Lake Grove, and Lake Ronkonkoma
RONKONKOMA, NY — Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a quad operator in Ronkonkoma Friday night. Read more from OnSachem News.
SELDEN, NY — The Selden storefront that most recently served as the home of Best Market – and previously Waldbaum's – has been transformed into Long Island’s newest Lidl supermarket, joining other newly opened locations around the area, including East Patchogue, Lake Grove and Oakdale. Read more from OnSachem News.
NORTH PATCHOGUE, NY — Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in North Patchogue early Sunday morning, police announced. By mid-afternoon, police said the victim has been identified as Marco Castro, 32, of Patchogue. Read more from OnSachem News.
HOLBROOK, NY — Expect the Friday morning drive and walk outside your home to be treacherous. The National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement at 5:17 a.m. for Long Island. The weather service stressed "Extreme caution should be taken if traveling early this morning." Read more from OnSachem News.
HOLBROOK, NY AND SAYVILLE, NY — Just as the snow began to accumulate Thursday morning, a wreck on Sunrise Highway in Holbrook shut down the roadway for the commute. Once officers arrived, they charged Nestor Hernandez, 30, of North Bellport with alleged DWI, Suffolk County Police said. Read more from OnSachem News.
LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — SHARE PICS AND VIDEOS from the snowstorm! Use hashtag #OnSachem on social media to share. We want to hear from Farmingville, Holbrook, Holtsville, Lake Grove, Lake Ronkonkoma, Centereach, and Nesconset. Read more from OnSachem News.
HOLBROOK, NY — The snow started to accumulate quickly when the latest winter storm hit Long Island and the greater Sachem area Thursday morning. Read more from OnSachem News.
FARMINGVILLE, NY — A winter storm with snow and sleet will create hazardous conditions across Long Island on Thursday and Friday. By the time the storm moves out, there could be up to 8 inches of snow in some areas, including in the greater Sachem area. Read more from OnSachem News.
FARMINGVILLE, NY — Due to the impending winter storm, which is expected to produce up to 9 inches of snow, sleet and possibly freezing rain on Thursday and Friday, Town of Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine urged residents on Wednesday evening to take the following precautions. Read more from OnSachem News.
FARMINGVILLE, NY — Get ready for another dumping of snow. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch for Long Island. Read more from OnSachem News.
HOLTSVILLE, NY — Maybe Holtsville Hal was teasing Long Islanders earlier this month when he predicted an early spring on Groundhog Day. More potentially treacherous winter weather is headed to the greater Sachem area beginning Saturday late afternoon. Read more from OnSachem News.
HOLBROOK, NY — Look outside the window Thursday morning, and you'll see a fresh blanket of snow from overnight. But the kids can sleep later because Sachem Schools announced a delayed opening. Read more from OnSachem News.
FARMINGVILLE, NY — Due to the impending snowstorm, which is expected to produce 5-9 inches of snow on Sunday, Town of Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine is urging residents to take the following precautions. Read more from OnSachem News.
LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Just as we tune in to watch the Super Bowl kick off in warm Tampa Bay, Long Islanders will dig out from the second significant snow storm in a week. Locally in the greater Sachem area, snow may accumulate a little over seven inches. Read more from OnSachem News.
FARMINGVILLE, NY — Get ready for another dig out. Greater Sachem and all of Long Island are about to get a big dumping of snow on Super Bowl Sunday. Locally, Farmingville and Holbrook could see the most snow with up to eight inches. And maybe, just maybe, the lingering effects of the intensifying Sunday storm could mean a delayed opening or snow day for the kids come Monday. Earlier this week, Sachem Central School District was closed for snow days on Monday and Tuesday. Read more from OnSachem News.
HOLBROOK, NY — To the disappointment of Sachem kids, the timing of the next snowstorm won’t mean a snow day. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch from late Saturday night through Sunday afternoon. OnSachem News has snow projections for Centereach, Farmingville, Holbrook, Holtsville, Lake Grove, Lake Ronkonkoma, Nesconset, and Ronkonkoma. Read more from OnSachem News.
HOLBROOK, NY — The community can make this Valentine’s Day extra special for veterans and those currently serving in the military. Suffolk County Legislator Anthony Piccirillo (R-Holbrook) of the 8th District is holding his 2nd Annual Valentines for Veterans Card Drive. Read more from OnSachem News.
HOLBROOK, NY — Are your neighborhood sidewalks still buried in snow? The Town of Islip reminded residents on Thursday about who must take care of the sidewalks, since many remained snow-covered several days after Monday's storm. Read more from OnSachem News.
HOLBROOK, NY — Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter announced Wednesday the township may issue violations to those parking vehicles on secondary roads during snowstorms. Read more from OnSachem News.
RONKONKOMA, NY — The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is back on track. All service resumed at 4 a.m. Tuesday. The LIRR was quickly followed by Suffolk County Transit buses and New York City Subway above-ground lines. However, residents won't find school buses on the roads in the greater Sachem area since Sachem Central School District is closed for another snow day. Read more from OnSachem News.
HOLBROOK, NY — Enjoy the snow day, Sachem kids! Sachem Central School District is closed Monday, including no distance-learning either, as a major winter storm dumps heavy snow. But be cautious if venturing outside to play in the snow, since blizzard-like conditions are possible, the National Weather Service cautioned. Read more from OnSachem News.
NESCONSET, NY — Snow Lovers rejoice! With each forecast update, the expected snow accumulation continues to increase for the greater Sachem area. The forecast now ranges from 17.3 inches in Nesconset to 16.3 inches at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma. Read more from OnSachem News.
CENTEREACH, NY — Zachary Morrison, 29, of Holbrook has died. According to Suffolk County Police, Morrison was killed early Saturday evening while waiting at a traffic light in Centereach when his vehicle was struck by Ant’Wan Pevy, 25, an unlicensed driver from Ronkonkoma. Read more from OnSachem News.
FARMINGVILLE, NY — Get ready for blizzard-like conditions and a major dumping of snow, if the increased accumulation estimates hold out. The updated forecast added several inches of expected snow accumulation, which means the greater Sachem area can expect over a foot of snow, according to the National Weather Service. Snow totals may be less depending on periods of rain and sleet. Read more from OnSachem News.
FARMINGVILLE, NY — Who's taking bets that Monday will be a snow day for Sachem kids? Do you think Tuesday could also be a snow day? Odds are improving for at least one snow day as the forecast intensifies to dump even more snow over the greater Sachem area, with the most accumulation expected in Centereach, Farmingville and Lake Ronkonkoma. Read more from OnSachem News.
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