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Song: The Legend Of Lake Ronkonkoma
Plus Winged Foot home for sale, where to see fall foliage, Bronxville "touch-a-truck" and more in the Hudson Valley Patch Daily Digest. Man fought cashier who caught him concealing several containers of ice cream and trying to walk out of store without paying, cops said.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Suffolk: Lake Ronkonkoma swimming advisory lifted
An advisory to beachgoers to refrain from wading or swimming in Lake Ronkonkoma at Brookhaven Park due to a localized blue-green algae bloom has been lifted, Suffolk County health officials said Tuesday. The lake has been removed from the state Department of Environmental Conservation's list of bodies of water where toxic levels of blue-green algae may be present, health officials said.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Police: Yaphank Man Arrested For Lake Ronkonkoma Robberies, Stabbings
A Yaphank man has been arrested and charged in three armed robberies during which two of the victims were stabbed in Lake Ronkonkoma in June, police said Thursday. According to police, Jed Stout, 23, approached a 43-year-old-man who was leaving the Wells Fargo ATM, located at 601 Portion Road, on June 24, and demanded money and threatened to cut the man if he refused.
Police: Yaphank Man, Jed Stout, 23, Charged in Multiple Armed Robberies, Stabbings at ATM Machines
Suffolk County Police have arrested a Yaphank man for three armed robberies during which two of the victims were stabbed in Lake Ronkonkoma in June. According to the report, Jed Stout approached a 43-year-old-man who was leaving the Wells Fargo ATM, located at 601 Portion Road, on June 24, demanded money and threatened to cut the man if he refused.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Long Island Mom Gets Time Served In Child-Starvation Death
A Long Island mother who pleaded guilty in the starvation death of her 10-month-old son has been released from jail, but has been barred from seeing her daughter.
Suffolk DA: Pair posed as chimney repairmen, stole from residents
Suffolk police say Bruce Wimmer, 32, of Bohemia, and Michael Windland, 28, of Lake Ronkonkoma, were to be arraigned Aug. 21, 2014, on second-degree burglary charges for stealing cash and prescription drugs from an elderly Bellport woman's home last week after they were let into her house while pretending to be chimney cleaners.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Cyanobacteria Bloom Found in Lake Ronkonkoma
September 2, 2014 - State and local government officials have confirmed the presence of a localized cyanobacteria bloom in Lake Ronkonkoma at the Brookhaven Park .
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Trio of Alleged Facebook Robbers Busted on LI
Local police who've charged three teenagers with robbing two other kids they met on Facebook say they're looking into whether there might be other victims.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Empire State News
Kayaker drowns in Lake Ronkonkoma
Suffolk County Police, with assistance from troopers with the New York State Police, recovered the body of the kayaker who went missing in Lake Ronkonkoma on August 14. The body of Kevin Conley, 40, of Sound Beach, was recovered around noon Sunday and transported to the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Lake Ronkonkoma search resumes for missing kayaker Kevin Conley
Accident. Two lanes blocked on The Southern St Pkwy EB at Hempstead Ave/X17. Stop and go traffic from Franklin Ave/X16 in Hempstead Accident.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
2 phony repairmen charged in burglary of 92-year-old Bellport woman's home, police say
Police have charged two men with burglarizing a Bellport woman's home last week after they were let into her house while pretending to be chimney cleaners.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Police dog joins Lake Ronkonkoma search for missing kayaker Kevin Conley
A Suffolk County police officer checks Lake Ronkonkoma Sunday morning on Aug.17, 2014, for missing kayaker Kevin Conley, who was last seen Thursday.