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It’s now smooth driving along Ronkonkoma Avenue

LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — A drive along Ronkonkoma Avenue in Lake Ronkonkoma is now much smoother. Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro and 5th District Councilman Neil Foley announced the resurfacing of Ronkonkoma Avenue from Portion Road to the North Service Road of the Long Island Expressway. Read more


NY's self-quarantine mandate grows to 35 states and territories

SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY — Headed to Vegas? Get ready to self-quarantine when you get back home in New York State. Nevada is among five states added to New York’s COVID-19 travel advisory. Read more

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Selden man arrested for alleged burglaries and trespassing at multiple homes

SELDEN, NY — Suffolk County Police have arrested a man for allegedly burglarizing and trespassing residences in Coram, Medford, Middle Island, and Selden in 2019 and 2020. Read more


Holtsville man killed in house fire

HOLTSVILLE, NY — Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad and Arson Section detectives are investigating a house fire that killed a Holtsville man early Monday morning. Police identified the victim as Connor Frawley, 32. Volunteers from the Farmingville, Holbrook, Holtsville, and Ronkonkoma fire departments all responded. Read more


Report: 39 states, including NYS, ill-prepared for economic crisis resulting from coronavirus-related state shutdowns

(The Center Square) – Only 11 states reported a taxpayer surplus at the end of the fiscal year 2019, the 11th annual Financial State of the States report published Tuesday by Truth in Accounting (TIA) found. The majority — 39 states including New York — did not have enough money to pay their bills and were ill-prepared for any crisis, let alone economic free falls resulting from state shutdowns implemented to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Read more


Town of Brookhaven Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

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VenueTown Hall Auditorium

Farmingville Farmers Market at Brookhaven Town Hall

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VenueBrookhaven Town Hall

Town of Islip Planning Board Meeting

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VenueTown of Islip Town Hall West Auditorium

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