A 32-year-old Suffolk County police officer was arrested Tuesday for allegedly pointing a handgun at three women while he was off-duty in Patchogue last week, authorities said.
Whether spending the day or just passing through, here's where to go and what to see in the resurgent South Shore village.
Punctuating Long Island's smorgasbord of communities are a variety of lively downtowns—characterized as popular local centralized hubs comprised of all the aforementioned businesses and attractions renowned for their wide range of exceptional cuisines, activities and tourist destinations. The following is a list of some of Long Island’s most popular and well-known downtowns, along with some of their top highlights, all well worth a visit with friends, family members, loved ones, and/or simply perfect for solo excursions to explore, learn about, and ultimately, embrace. Here’s the Ultimate Guide to Long Island Downtowns.