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My Ronkonkoma Facebook Page Reached 100,950 People In 1 Week!
Aug16

My Ronkonkoma Facebook Page Reached 100,950 People In 1 Week!

What a week! Almost 101,000 people have seen our posts this week on our Facebook page. Over 72,000 people viewed and shared the post about the recent  “drug bust” alone. Almost 2 years of reporting, Ronkonkoma is on the map. If we can only get that Cracker Barrel Restaurant! (haha). Ronkonkoma’s Home Page. MyRonkonkoma.com Thanks...

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Search Continues Today For Missing Lake Kayaker
Aug15

Search Continues Today For Missing Lake Kayaker

8:15 am 8/15/2014 Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779  Location: Lake Ronkonkoma, Shore Road (Brookhaven) The activity has started for the day in search of a missing kayaker.  3 people were in the water searching in the area rescuers were searching yesterday.  As the police officer screeched a whistle sound from his car and then walked up the dock, the searchers got out of the...

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August 14th 2003, The North Eastern U.S. Blackout’s 11th Anniversary
Aug13

August 14th 2003, The North Eastern U.S. Blackout’s 11th Anniversary

The biggest question should be, is our electricity infrastructure better off today than it was back then?  Many would doubt that to be the case after Superstorm Sandy hit and the area had no electricity for 10 plus days. Next time you are on the road driving, notice how many electric line there are exposed.  It looks terrible.. it looks like a total mish mosh of crooked poles and wires all over our area.  Then drive down Patchogue...

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New York State Record 13.26 Inches of Rainfall @ Ronkonkoma’s MacArthur Airport. Islip In State Of Emergency.
Aug13

New York State Record 13.26 Inches of Rainfall @ Ronkonkoma’s MacArthur Airport. Islip In State Of Emergency.

This morning, Ronkonkoma residents woke to fire sirens and flooding.  Many parts of Ronkonkoma and Lake Ronkonkoma are subject to flooding already, today put many parts under water.  It is being reported by the National Weather Service that we broke New York State record. for rain at 13.26 inches at Ronkonkoma’s MacArthur Airport.  Now at 8:38 am, it’s calm.  Time to call off the Ark. Town of Islip (Ronkonkoma is a hamlet...

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KFC Centereach Robbed At Gunpoint Friday Night
Aug09

KFC Centereach Robbed At Gunpoint Friday Night

Exclusive Photo – Last evening, KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) in Centereach was completely closed by police tape.    Today the police are reporting there was an armed robbery and the photo shown was taken during the investigative stage of the crime. No arrests were made.  We will update this post when more information is available.

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Lake Ronkonkoma – Islip Beach Closed To Swimmers
Jul24

Lake Ronkonkoma – Islip Beach Closed To Swimmers

 Higher than allowed levels of bacteria by Suffolk County closed Lake Ronkonkoma to swimmers today.

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