Tag: Lake Ronkonkoma

Lake Ronkonkoma Nursing Home Resident Killed Roommate, Cops Say

A 73-year-old man was arrested for beating his 82-year-old roommate to death at an adult home in Lake Ronkonkoma over the weekend, Suffolk County police said.

Long Island Haunts: 13 Creepiest Haunted Places On Long Island

Originally the ancestral home of Native Americans and later settled by Europeans during the 1600s, Long Island is rich in history and loaded with folklore, myths and urban legends. From ancient Native American burial grounds to remnants of the Revolutionary War to Gatsby-era mansion estates, Long Island is hallowed ground—the stage for countless triumphs and tragedies throughout the centuries.

5 Paranormal Oddities Reported on Long Island

Many think Long Island is a typical boring suburbia devoid of anything unusual besides the Big Duck, but looking deeper reveals a region replete with stories of aliens, ghosts and Bigfoot sightings. Local reports of extraterrestrial, psychic and cryptozoological phenomena have been met with skepticism as well as trust, but some claims are easier to explain away than others. The sheer number of such purported sightings suggests the Island’s residents either have wild imaginations or are indeed living in a cauldron of metaphysical mysteries.

Long Island Halloween Events 2016

Besides a host of haunted houses, jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treating, Halloween season sparks loads of frightfully fun festivities across Long Island, from prize-winning costume contests to spooky parades and much more spine-tingling sensations to raise the spirits. Here's your guide to the dozens of spooky fun events taking place across Long Island this Halloween season.

Can Government Clean Up Funky Lake Ronkonkoma?

It’s hard to fathom that Lake Ronkonkoma ever drew thousands of people. Today Long Island's largest freshwater body stands a monument to environmental neglect because an assortment of municipalities are either unwilling or unable to cut through the tangle of red tape that strangles it.

Mattituck Tornado The First in 4 Years on Long Island

A “weak, short-lived” tornado touched down in Mattituck without causing injuries on Wednesday—four years to the day since the last twister hit Long Island, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Lake Ronkonkoma Crash Leaves Bicyclist Dead

A 51-year-old Bohemia man was killed when he was hit by a vehicle while he was riding a bicycle in Lake Ronkonkoma on Tuesday...

Lake Ronkonkoma Kayaker’s Body Found, Cops Say

The kayaker went missing Aug. 14 at 3:30 p.m.

Bellport Burglars Posed as Chimney Cleaners, Cops Say

Two men have been arrested for allegedly burglarizing a 92-year-old woman’s Bellport home last week while posing as chimney cleaners amid a rash of...

Long Island WTC BASE Jumpers Expose Security Gap

“Being a thrill-seeker does not give immunity from the law.”
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