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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

Huilan Ho (credit:Suffolk County Police)

Queens Woman Arrested On Prostitution Charges On Long Island

Huilan Ho, 49, of Flushing, is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on March 20. She was arrested, police said, after an undercover investigation at the Ming Zhu Spa in Lake Ronkonkoma.

03/19/2012

William Schettino (credit: Handout via Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

Friends, Family Mourn Teen Struck, Killed By Suffolk Co. Sheriff’s Vehicle On L.I.E.

Friends and family are in mourning following a crash on the Long Island Expressway that took the life of William Schettino and left a section of the highway closed for hours.

03/15/2012

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Police: Woman Dragged, Assaulted Near LIRR’s Ronkonkoma Station Is Safe

A woman caught on surveillance video apparently being beaten and abducted last week at the Ronkonkoma Long Island Rail Road station has come forward and is safe, police said.

03/12/2012

(credit: MTA Police)

Video Shows Woman Being Dragged, Assaulted Near LIRR’s Ronkonkoma Station

Witnesses told authorities that the suspect placed the victim over his shoulder and threw her into the back of a light silver 4-door Nissan Altima — either late 1990’s or early 2000’s model.

03/09/2012

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Police Investigate Bank Robbery In Ronkonkoma

Authorities say a man entered the bank and showed a teller a note that demanded cash and indicated a threat if the teller did not comply.

02/18/2012

Steven Kinalis (credit: Suffolk County PD)

Driver Arrested After Crash That Critically Injured Child On Long Island

Police say Steven Kinalis was driving a 2007 Toyota Scion eastbound on Sunrise Highway when his vehicle rear-ended a 2004 Dodge pickup truck, which then struck a tree.

12/10/2011

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Man Dies In Car Crash Saturday

Police say Dominick Hatzmarkos, 47, was traveling eastbound on Forest Court when he apparently lost control of his 2008 Nissan Maxima, struck a fence, and crashed into a home at 5 East Drive.

12/03/2011

Made in USA (credit: AP)

Rep. Steve Israel Wants National Parks To Sell Only Items Made In The U.S.A.

Rep. Steve Israel of Long Island says that one way to slow the sale of made in China products here in America is to prevent them from being sold in our national parks.

10/20/2011

(credit: Suffolk Co. Police)

Police: Suspects Wanted For Stealing Beer In Ronkonkoma

Police say as one of the suspects distracted the cashier at the counter, the other two grabbed three cases of beer and quickly left the store.

10/12/2011

"No Room For Vengeance" Cover

Turkey Toss Victim Victoria Ruvolo Writes Book About Forgiveness

Victoria Ruvolo of Long Island is lucky to be alive after a 20-pound turkey was thrown through her car windshield in the fall of 2004. She talks about the incident and forgiveness in her new book.

09/16/2011

Flooding in Massapequa (credit: CBS 2)

Rainfall Record Broken At JFK Airport Sunday

Heavy rain and flooding Sunday has caused power outages, train service disruptions and has stranded motorists throughout the area. So much rain has fallen that New York City set a record for rainfall on Sunday.

08/14/2011

Commuters at Penn Station. (credit: Marta Zielinska)

Evening Commute For LIRR Riders Struck By Major Weather-Related Signal Problems

Inside Penn Station, thousands were straining their necks watching the schedule monitors while listening for any service changes.

08/01/2011

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