LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Stephen Neville, 29, of Lake Ronkonkoma was killed following two separate back-to-back crashes on the Long Island Expressway late Tuesday night, according to Suffolk County Police. Read more from OnSachem News.
(The Center Square) – New York state lawmakers this week passed a bill to extend a moratorium on evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite Republicans issuing concerns that the measure may do more harm than good. Read more from OnSachem News.
PATCHOGUE, NY — Only 16 of 149 New York hospitals received an “A” grade from Leapfrog Group’s in their 2021 spring Hospital Safety Grade Report. Near the Sachem area, "A" grades were given to St. Catherine of Siena Hospital in Smithtown and Mather Hospital in Port Jefferson. However, closest to Sachem, Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue graded a "C." Read more from OnSachem News.
LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Rite Aid announced on Friday it is now administering the COVID-19 vaccine at every store, with or without an advance appointment. Within Sachem, Rite Aid is located near Kohl’s on Hawkins Avenue in Lake Ronkonkoma. Rite Aid also has stores nearby in Medford, Sayville, Selden, Smithtown, and West Patchogue. Read more from OnSachem News.
(The Center Square) – The unexpected increase in the New York state population that emerged in the 2020 U.S. Census is casting a shadow of doubt on the accuracy of the final data, experts warn. Read more from OnSachem News.