LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — The sun rose over the corner of Portion Road and Ronkonkoma Avenue this morning, giving morning sunlight to what is left of a Lake Ronkonkoma landmark.
OnSachem visited the site this morning, Friday, Nov. 8, as sunrise revealed what is left of Sam Auto Repair—a location known for nearly a hundred years as Newtons Garage, maintaining its vintage sign that today is charred from yesterday’s fire.
Here are photos from early this morning.
Video Report Shortly After the Fire: Interviews with Residents and the Fire Chief
The community is crushed to see a landmark destroyed by fire today, Thursday, Nov. 7.