OnSachem's most-read news of the week

HOLTSVILLE, NY (OnSachem.com / OnTownMedia.com) — Catch up on the news. Here are the most-read stories of the week as of Sunday morning, Sept. 20.

HOLBROOK, NY — Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed a Selden man in Holbrook on Friday afternoon.

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DIX HILLS, NY, & MELVILLE, NY — The Suffolk County SPCA announced Saturday that the reward has grown to $3,000 to find, arrest, and convict the person or persons responsible for throwing a live kitten from a speeding car on the Northern State Parkway. The increase comes as the New York State Humane Association pledged $1,000.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Commerce Department plans to restrict TikTok and WeChat downloads as the Trump administration's executive orders against the two apps are set to take effect. CNN's Selina Wang reports.

OAKDALE, NY — The Suffolk County SPCA announced Thursday the arrest of an Oakdale woman for alleged animal cruelty. According to SPCA Chief Roy Gross, four live dogs, one live cat, and four dead dogs were found in the Oakdale residence.

TOWN OF ISLIP, NY — The Town of Islip will livestream this year’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11. The service will mark the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

RONKONKOMA, NY — Following the torrential rainfall and runoff on Thursday, 64 beaches now have an advisory against bathing. Closest to the Sachem area, the 64 beaches include Ronkonkoma Beach in Ronkonkoma, Bayport Beach in Bayport, Corey Beach in Blue Point, Sayville Marina Park Beach in Sayville, and West Oaks Recreation Club Beach in West Sayville.


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