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8-Year-Old Philanthropist Receives Scholarship for Breast Cancer Fundraising

8-Year-Old Philanthropist Receives Scholarship for Breast Cancer Fundraising

Brea Dowell, a rising fourth grader at New Lane Elementary School, won a $1,000 scholarship through the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program.
Police Save Man Who Accidentally Cut Himself in Holbook

Police Save Man Who Accidentally Cut Himself in Holbook

Two police officers applied a tourniquet to a man who accidentally cut himself in Holbrook this morning.
13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.

Islip Town to Host Public Forums on Hurricane Preparation

A series of public forums will be held to help residents and local businesses prepare for hurricanes and significant storms.
Excess Bacteria Levels Close Lake Ronkonkoma Beach

Excess Bacteria Levels Close Lake Ronkonkoma Beach

County health officials announce closures Thursday afternoon.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Police: Manorville Man Arrested for Two-Decade Old Murders

Police: Manorville Man Arrested for Two-Decade Old Murders

New DNA evidence links John Bittrolff to the deaths of Rita Tangredi and Colleen McNamee, police say.
Police: Robbery Reported at Medford Bank

Police: Robbery Reported at Medford Bank

Suffolk County National Bank is reportedly robbed Monday afternoon, police say.
Police: Holbrook Woman Drowns in Backyard Pool

Police: Holbrook Woman Drowns in Backyard Pool

Karen Gabrielsen, 50, is found dead Saturday night, police say.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Police: Gunman Robs Lake Ronkonkoma Gas Station

Police: Gunman Robs Lake Ronkonkoma Gas Station

BP station robbed Thursday morning, police say.
Police: Holbrook Man Arrested for Burglarizing Occupied Homes

Police: Holbrook Man Arrested for Burglarizing Occupied Homes

Teens come face-to-face with burglar on Wednesday, police say.
Police: 81-Year-Old Man Fights Off Robber at ATM

Police: 81-Year-Old Man Fights Off Robber at ATM

Paul Rysanek, 21, is arrested shortly after attempting to rob man at an ATM in Selden, police say.
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Six Ducklings Rescued From Storm Drain in Holbrook

Six Ducklings Rescued From Storm Drain in Holbrook

Suffolk County SPCA officer comes to the rescue Sunday morning.
Police: Mastic Man Charged in Murder of Medford Mom

Police: Mastic Man Charged in Murder of Medford Mom

Police arrest Dante Taylor in Florida on a second degree murder charge.
Cop Hurt After Car Hit by Pickup Truck

Cop Hurt After Car Hit by Pickup Truck

Officer airlifted to hospital following crash on Sunrise Highway, police say.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Small Plane Lands on Sunrise Highway Median

Small Plane Lands on Sunrise Highway Median

Single-engine plane lands on median after experiencing engine trouble Thursday afternoon, police say.