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4th Of July 2015 Celebrated Around Lake Ronkonkoma
Jul04

4th Of July 2015 Celebrated Around Lake Ronkonkoma

undreds if not thousands were all around Lake Ronkonkoma this evening.  It’s been a long time since real fireworks were used legally at the Lake, but it was nice to see so many people who still enjoy coming here.  Here are some nice pics to...

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Long Island MacArthur Airport Adds Monument to Michael Murphy & Other Fallen Soldiers.
Jul04

Long Island MacArthur Airport Adds Monument to Michael Murphy & Other Fallen Soldiers.

Lieutenant Michael Murphy, of Patchogue, was a member of the U.S. Navy SEALs serving in Afghanistan in 2005.  On June 28th of that year, Lieutenant Murphy and his SEAL team were attacked by a large force of Taliban fighters.  Lieutenant Murphy realized that the only way for his team to call in support was to expose himself to enemy fire in order to radio for reinforcements or extraction.  He was killed by gunfire just as he completed...

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CAUGHT! Holbrook Man Arrested For 9 Bank Robberies In 3 Months.
Jul04

CAUGHT! Holbrook Man Arrested For 9 Bank Robberies In 3 Months.

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for committing nine bank robberies since April. Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for committing nine bank robberies since April. Since April 8, a man committed nine bank robberies at eight different banks, by handing a threatening note to the tellers demanding cash. Below are the dates, banks and times of the robberies. April 8, Chase Bank, located at 991 Main St., Holbrook, at...

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Approaching 2,500 Likes, My Ronkonkoma Is A Facebook Success
Jun30

Approaching 2,500 Likes, My Ronkonkoma Is A Facebook Success

On an average week, our posts reach 11,000 people.  On an extraordinary week, we have reached over 100, 000 people.  We are thankful for everyone’s participation and look forward to reaching 5,000 likes.  A big thank you to Joe Cioffi and channel 11 for being our official Ronkonkoma Weatherman. Residents, neighbors and people from all over the country are part of the My Ronkonkoma almost 2,500 followers list.  Some just remember...

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Another Bank In Ronkonkoma Was Robbed This Evening
Jun25

Another Bank In Ronkonkoma Was Robbed This Evening

SCPD detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred today in Ronkonkoma. Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred today in Ronkonkoma. A man entered the Capital One Bank, located at 131 Portion Road, approached a teller at approximately 5:20 p.m. and presented a note demanding cash. The teller complied and the man fled on foot. The suspect was described as white,...

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Major Storms Pass Through Long Island
Jun24

Major Storms Pass Through Long Island

Last night’s storms left a wake of flooding and thunderstorms throughout the area.  By sunset, the sky cleared and left for amazing Lake Ronkonkoma visuals. Photo by Megan Kramer.

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