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A woman walks down the street on one of the coldest days of the year on January 22, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bitter Temperatures Keep Tri-State Area In Deep Freeze

Bitter arctic air has a firm grip on the Tri-State Area and isn’t about to let go anytime soon.

01/23/2013

LIRR President Helena Williams and Sen. Charles Schumer at LIRR 'Double Track' Announcement Jan. 16, 2013 (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

LIRR Officials Roll Out Next Phase Of ‘Double Track’ Project

An environmental assessment is under way on building an additional track from Ronkonkoma, one of the railroad’s busiest stations, to Farmingdale. Only one track runs between the stations, which are about 18 miles apart.

01/16/2013

LIRR-Trains

MTA Announces Schedule Changes On A Number Of LIRR Lines Ahead Of Work Week

Temporary repairs to an East River Amtrak tunnel have allowed for the reopening of a number of lines but with a reduced number of trains able to travel through the tunnel.

11/11/2012

Officer Joseph Olivieri (credit: Handout)

Thousands Attend Funeral For Nassau County Cop Killed On L.I.E.

It was an emotional goodbye at the funeral for Officer Joseph Olivieri at St. Joseph Church in Ronkonkoma Monday.

10/22/2012

Officer Joseph Olivieri (credit: Handout)

Nassau Officer Killed In Action To Be Laid To Rest Monday; Suffolk Police Issue Traffic Advisory

A sea of blue is expected to dominate Ronkonkoma, as a police officer killed on the Long Island Expressway is laid to rest.

10/21/2012

Alligator found in Shirley shopping center Oct. 7, 2012 (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

Alligator Found On Long Island, Total Found In October Climbs To Six

Another alligator has been found on Long Island. The latest gator was found in Lilly Pond Park in Ronkonkoma.

10/20/2012

Alisa Papik (credit: Facebook/Long Island Neighborhood Crime Stoppers)

Missing 15-Year-Old Farmingville Girl Found Unharmed

A family’s frantic search for a missing Farmingville girl is over.

09/20/2012

Hounds Town USA in Ronkonkoma (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Cops: Pit Bull Attacks Four People At L.I. Doggie Daycare Facility

Four women — three employees and one customer — were bitten by a 2-year-old pit bull named Gino at the Hounds Town USA facility in Ronkonkoma around 7:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.

09/14/2012

Mitt Romney At MacArthur Airport Sept. 13, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Mitt Romney Attends Fundraisers At Private Homes On Long Island

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney attended two fundraisers on Long Island Thursday evening. The two fundraisers were held at private homes in Old Brookville and Muttontown.

09/13/2012

FILE - LIRR Trains (credit: CBS 2)

Driver Killed In Fiery Crash With LIRR Train In Central Islip

Suffolk County police say the driver of an SUV was killed in a fiery crash with a Long Island Rail Road train. Nobody on the train was hurt.

06/11/2012

Kittens from a Ronkonkoma feral cat colony just days before they were killed (credit: Guardians of Rescue/Facebook)

8 Newborn Kittens Found Slaughtered In Ronkonkoma

The injuries on these cats are horrific,” Guardians of Rescue’s Karen Svonik said. “Two of the mamas were sitting on the shelter, shaking together, the babies strewn about the colony. Somebody viciously pulled the babies out and proceeded to crush them with some type of object.”

05/09/2012

Lt. Rich Nappi (credit: FDNY)

Wake Held For Fallen FDNY Firefighter Richard Nappi

Firefighter Richard Nappi’s viewing at the Maloney’s Funeral Home in Lake Ronkonkoma will continue Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

04/19/2012

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

LIRR Service On Ronkonkoma Branch Restored After Vehicle Crash Forces Suspension

Police say a 33-year-old, who was driving without a licence, crashed through a chain-link fence and onto the tracks in Wyandanch. The wreck caused damage to about 300 feet of the third rail which supplies power to the trains.

04/17/2012

Teaching assistant Diane Bolson and teacher Rosalie Singer from  Helen B. Duffield Elementary School in Ronkonkoma and students who helped create tiles (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Ronkonkoma Teachers, Students Hand Paint Ceiling Tiles To Bring Joy To St. Joseph’s Hospital Patients

“Unless you’re actually laying on gurney being wheeled throughout the hospital you don’t realize just how boring it is looking up at the ceiling,” Chief Administrative Officer Drew Pallas said.

04/12/2012

Lake Ronkonkoma Fire (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Arson Squad, Police Investigating Suspicious Fire In Lake Ronkonkoma

The fire broke out around 2 a.m. Tuesday at a home on Weichers Street in Lake Ronkonkoma and quickly spread to the first and second floors.

03/27/2012

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