Tag: Ronkonkoma

NYPD Cop from Long Island Charged With Sexting Girl, 16

A 38-year-old New York City police officer from Ronkonkoma was arrested over the weekend for reportedly sending a 16-year-old girl a video of himself masturbating, reports and records show.

Hauppauge Man Killed in Crash With School Bus

A 55-year-old Hauppauge man was killed when he crashed his car into a school bus in Ronkonkoma on Wednesday afternoon.

Cuomo Delivers State of The State Address on Long Island

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out an ambitious five-part agenda for Long Island when he delivered his regional State of the State address at SUNY Farmingdale State College on Tuesday.

What Will Happen to Dowling College Campuses After Bankruptcy?

Since Dowling College has closed and filed for federal bankruptcy protection, questions swirl about what will become of its two campuses in Oakdale and Shirley—but so far, there are few clues.

Nearly 4% LIRR Fare Hike Proposed by MTA

The MTA has proposed raising Long Island Rail Road ticket prices up to nearly four percent as part of a series of fare and toll hikes planned over the next two years.

The Battle Of The Selden Hills Warriors & The Seven Beasts

A diverse team of runners dubbed The Selden Hills Warriors band together to battle the unforgiving "Hills of the Seven Sisters" aka "Then Seven Beasts," a harrowing set of steep climbs ascending upwards through the communities of Selden and Farmingville, often conquering not just the elevated terrain, but achieving personal triumphs along the way, too.

Ronkonkoma Man Killed in Car Crash

A 29-year-old Ronkonkoma man was killed when he crashed his car in Valley Stream on Thursday night.

Human Skull Found in Ronkonkoma Woods

A bicyclist found a human skull in a wooded area of Ronkonkoma over the weekend, Suffolk County police said.

Long Island Haunted Bus Tour Debuts

The first-ever Long Island “haunted bus tour” launched successfully last weekend from the Clarion Hotel on Veterans Memorial Highway in Ronkonkoma. The six-hour tour, which included visits to a handful of allegedly haunted sites, was one of many featured events of Haunt-Faire 2016: A Convention for All Things Haunted, which ran Aug. 5-7.

Long Island Ghost Hunters Fend Off Paranormal Spirits & Hollywood Stereotypes

Hollywood and television have given non-ghost hunters an idea about what paranormal investigators are like, but art sometimes blurs lines while imitating life. Local experts dedicated to searching for the truth share their sometimes frightening experiences as real-life Ghostbusters. Tales from the paranormal frontlines include encounters with flying, glowing orbs, a "ghost pilot," and "a creature with an alligator-like body, a pig-like snout and horns" and "sunken-in red eyes," among many other otherworldly happenings.