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  1. Long Island weather: Frost advisory issued as temperatures dip to mid 30sRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Newsday

    A frost advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service, prompting plant lovers to take action because temperatures in the mid 30s have arrived a bit early. The advisory ends 9 a.m. Friday.

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  2. Slight chance of milder than normal winter temperatures for Long Island, NOAA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    The Ronkonkoma LIRR station parking lot on March 7 during a string of nor'easters. Photo Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara The Island is in a stretch of the country showing just a slight tilt toward milder than normal temperatures to average out over December, January and February - which weather aficionados classify as winter - according to long-range forecasters.

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  3. Barbecue restaurant Rolling Smoke Grill opens in Lake RonkonkomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    The combo tray at Rolling Smoke Grill is dominated by a "dinosaur rib," a 9-inch length of beef short rib. Photo Credit: Newsday/Erica Marcus Leisure time is, apparently, not what Kerri and Rich Ciota wanted from retirement.

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  4. Long Island weather: Unseasonably cold, with frost advisory for SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Temperatures were in the low to mid-40s at about 5 a.m., with wind chill making that feel more like the mid-30s, forecasters said. "These temperatures are around 15 degrees below normal for this time of year," the National Weather Service said.

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  5. LIRR: Temporary service suspension overnight after person hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    A portion of the Ronkonkoma Branch was temporarily suspended early Wednesday after a person was hit by a train, the LIRR said.

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  6. Long Island weather: 'Colder than normal' for rest of weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Sunny, dry and cool - in some cases, really cool - conditions are set to prevail through the week on Long Island for the most part, forecasters said. "Check the heat and find the warmer clothes," said News 12 Long Island meteorologist Rich Hoffman.

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  7. State Assembly holds hearing on legalization of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Newsday

    Newly-transplanted cannabis cuttings grow in pots at a medical marijuana cultivation facility in Massachusetts on July 12. Photo Credit: AP / Steven Senne How marijuana could be legalized, regulated and taxed is the subject of an Assembly meeting Tuesday in Manhattan, months after the state health department recommended recreational legalization. Four committees are holding the hearing in advance of the start of the 2019 legislative session, where the legislature is expected to consider proposals to legalize marijuana.

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  8. Long Island weather: Dry, cooler than normal rest of workweekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Newsday

    After a showery Monday, Tuesday introduces a stretch of sunny daytime skies right through the end of the workweek, forecasters said. However, just as Long Islanders are settling in to the notion that autumn truly has arrived after a warm start to the month, a cooler than normal spell appears to be on the horizon.

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  9. Long Island hires and promotions: Sean M. Johnson, Nassau BOCES Barry TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Newsday

    Sean M. Johnson of Ronkonkoma has been hired as assistant principal of Nassau BOCES Barry Tech in Westbury. Photo Credit: Nassau BOCES Sean M. Johnson of Ronkonkoma has been hired as assistant principal of Nassau BOCES Barry Tech in Westbury.

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  10. A hubbub about that other HubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Newsday

    Suffolk County Comptroller John Kennedy is going to audit the county's agreement with Jones Lang LaSalle and Ronkonkoma Vision Project to build a $1.1 billion development, including a 17,500 seat arena, a hotel, and research, retail and restaurant space at the Ronkonkoma Hub, he told the Newsday editorial board during an endorsement interview Thursday. "The selection process that went on there in my opinion is problematic," Kennedy said during the interview, which included his opponent, Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman.

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  11. More small Long Island companies start offering health benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Newsday

    Executives say that, despite the cost, they need to offer health benefits to attract workers in a tightening labor market. Angel McCabe , president of K&M Truck Repair, talks with Teddy Ott, mechanic, at K&M Truck Repair in Ronkonkoma on October 3, 2018.

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  12. LIRR train cancellations highest in at least decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Newsday

    The average number of canceled LIRR trains each month in 2018 is the highest in at least a decade, and could get worse by year's end, according to a state report. The report by the office of State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli examines the financial outlook for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority - the LIRR's parent organization - but also includes new figures quantifying the misery railroad commuters have endured in 2018, which is on pace to deliver the railroad's worst annual on-time performance in 19 years.

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  13. Mobile business 'settles down' for the holidays at pop-up storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Newsday

    Joseph Thomas DeBello and his partner opened the store in Massapequa last week and will remain open through December, featuring goods from 40 LI vendors. Joseph Thomas DeBello, co-owner of mobile boutique Hitch LI, opened a holiday pop-up store on Wednesday in Massapequa.

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  14. Brookhaven Town considers code to give some trees landmark statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Newsday

    Landmarked trees would have to meet specific criteria such as having existed during key events or bringing value to the community. A purple beech tree near the former Brookhaven Town Hall building on South Ocean Avenue in Patchogue on Tuesday.

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  15. Bayport man broke into gas station vacuums, air machines, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Newsday

    Anthony Pitocco, 29, has been charged fourth-degree grand larceny, second-, third-, and fourth-degree criminal mischief, and petit larceny. Photo Credit: SCPD Suffolk police officers said they arrested a Bayport man on Wednesday as he was trying to drill his way into a coin-operated vacuum in Ronkonkoma - and then charged him with a string of nearly a dozen other larcenies at gas stations over the past two weeks.

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  16. Long Island weather: More unseasonal warmth, chance of storms lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Newsday

    Partly sunny skies with chance of showers and thunderstorms later in the afternoon on Thursday, Oct. 4, forecasters said. Photo Credit: News 12 Long Island Thursday is expected to be partly sunny with slight chances of showers and thunderstorms later in the afternoon into the overnight hours on Long Island, forecasters said.

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  17. Tornado touched down in Ronkonkoma, National Weather Service saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Newsday

    Numerous homes sustained damage to siding, gutters and outdoor furniture while several trees toppled onto cars and homes -- but no one was hurt. On Tuesday, an EFO tornado, the lowest level grade with winds between 65 and 85 mph, touched down in a residential area at 11:20 p.m., the Weather Service said.

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  18. Long Island weather: Unusually warm with chance of storms laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Newsday

    Lovers of crisp autumn days may not be cheering, but early October does appear to be granting somewhat of a redo of summer temperatures, forecasters say. Tuesday sees some patchy fog in the early morning, then chances of widespread showers and thunderstorms in late evening and at night, the National Weather Service said.

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  19. Cops: Centereach man impaired by drugs when vehicle hit pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Newsday

    Suffolk County police arrested a Centereach man Saturday night and charged him with driving while impaired by drugs after a crash in which he struck and critically injured a pedestrian in Nesconset, authorities said. Jesse Santucci, 42, was driving a 2018 Audi A6 northbound on Rosevale Avenue, near Smithtown Boulevard, at about 8 p.m. when the vehicle allegedly struck a man walking northbound on the shoulder of the roadway, police said.

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  20. Calls for removal of mold at Connetquot district middle schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Newsday

    At a public forum, some of the more than 100 in attendance say the continued presence of mold at Sycamore Elementary school is making them sick. Teachers as well as parents of students attending Oakdale- Bohemia Middle School called on the Connetquot school district Tuesday night to protect everyone's health and close the building, or take more immediate action to eradicate mold.

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