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Holbrook crime news

HOLBROOK, NY — A Wading River woman allegedly drove in the wrong direction of Sunrise Highway for an eight-mile stretch between Islip and Holbrook early Sunday morning, according to Suffolk County Police. Now the 27-year-old driver, Maria Latora, has been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, police said. Read more from OnSachem News.

Long Island Tragedy

GORDON HEIGHTS, NY — Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad and Arson Section detectives are investigating a house fire that killed a 23-month-old girl in Gordon Heights early Wednesday morning. Fire departments from Gordon Heights, Coram, Farmingville, Holtsville, Medford, Middle Island, Selden, and Yaphank responded, along with Shirley and Medford Ambulance. Read more from OnSachem News.


PATCHOGUE, NY — Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts took to Facebook on Wednesday to share its enthusiasm about the news. New Yorkers can soon enjoy newly reopened arts and entertainment venues, and residents can host and attend events with more people gathered. Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcements as COVID-19 spread slows throughout the state. Read more from OnSachem News.