Deer Park-North Babylon
Two Suffolk County Police officers and a civilian were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after smashing into a restaurant and church in Deer Park.
Full story: http://deerpark-northbabylon.patch.com/articles/breaking-police-car-and-vehicle-crash-into-church-deli
The USS Michael Murphy is docked at Pier 88 in Manhattan this week for its commissioning ceremony taking place Saturday morning. Lt. Michael Murphy, of Patchogue, was a part of a four-member SEAL team, and was shot on June 29, 2005 while on duty. Murphy has been posthumously honored with the ship, numerous awards, a film and even a workout named after him.
Full story: http://patchogue.patch.com/articles/photos-uss-michael-murphy-docked-at-pier-88#photo-11604465
A Westbury man was arrested Wednesday and charged with the June robbery of the TD Bank in Lake Ronkonkoma, Suffolk Police said.
Full story: http://sachem.patch.com/articles/police-arrest-made-in-robbery-of-lake-ronkonkoma-bank
Lindenhurst Board of Education Trustee Julie Bartolomeo resigned abruptly at a board meeting on Wednesday night, following allegations by a resident of a teen party that was held at her home.
Full story: http://lindenhurst.patch.com/articles/boe-trustee-bartolomeo-resigns
The Suffolk County Department of Public Works (SCDPW) will host its third public meeting of project stakeholders to discuss and present the final report and recommendations for the county's Southwest Service Area Expansion Project.
Full story: http://babylonvillage.patch.com/articles/third-sewer-expansion-meeting-set-for-next-week
The turnout Tuesday night for Bayport-Blue Point residents to meet the newly hired district superintendent, Dr. Vincent Butera, was well attended by dozens of taxpayers and district staff but not every community member is happy on how the board of education welcomed the new school chief.
Full story: http://sayville.patch.com/articles/b-bp-district-s-welcome-for-new-school-chief-comes-under-scrutiny
Thomas Labetti, who is being remembered as "one of the funniest kids in West Islip," was laid to rest on Monday, three weeks after he was struck by an SUV while riding his bicycle on Udall Road.
Full story: http://westislip.patch.com/articles/wake-funeral-set-for-thomas-labetti
Half Hollow Hills
More than 200 people gathered at the Melville Marriott Tuesday to discuss how to pull Long Island out of a prescription drug abuse nightmare.
Full story: http://halfhollowhills.patch.com/articles/panel-more-must-be-done-to-combat-prescription-drug-epidemic