Deer Park-North Babylon
A North Babylon man who struck a teen with his car in West Islip and then fled the scene attempted to cover up the incident by staging another accident, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said Wednesday, as new details emerged in the New Year's Eve crash.
Full story: http://deerpark-northbabylon.patch.com/articles/da-n-babylon-man-attempted-to-cover-up-hit-and-run-by-staging-accident
A Patchogue man is under arrest and facing charges of allegedly driving while ability impaired by drugs and leaving the scene of an accident following a fatal eight-car crash in Sayville last Sunday evening.
Full story: http://patchogue.patch.com/articles/police-dui-arrest-in-multi-car-sayville-accident
A Coram man who crashed into a parked trailer while riding an ATV in the parking lot of his auto repair shop in Medford last Saturday has died of his injuries at the hospital, police said.
Full story: http://medford-ny.patch.com/articles/medford-atv-crash-victim-dies-at-hospital
When the Syracuse lacrosse season begins February 17, West Islip’s Nicky Galasso will be in uniform for the Orange. According to a report on Syracuse.com, the university announced this past Tuesday that the former West Islip High School standout has been admitted to Syracuse and had his first practice with his new team the same day.
Full story: http://westislip.patch.com/articles/galasso-begins-life-at-syracuse
A quick trip to a nearby drugstore Sunday evening turned into a near-death experience for a lifelong Sayville resident whose Honda Accord was one of eight vehicles involved in a fatal car accident just east of 7-Eleven on West Main Street.
Full story: http://sayville.patch.com/articles/sayville-accident-victim-recalls
The Babylon School District has increased security measures at all three of its school buildings in the wake of the December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT.
Full story: http://babylonvillage.patch.com/articles/babylon-schools-increase-security-after-newtown-tragedy
Parents living in the Sachem School District who send their children to private school are upset to learn that the district is considering shrinking its transportation radius from 25 miles to 15.
Full story: http://sachem.patch.com/articles/private-school-parents-upset-with-sachem-s-bus-proposal
The Lindenhurst Village Board has passed its budget for the fiscal year running from March 1, 2013 to Feb. 28, 2014. The $11.2 million budget is up 2.61 percent from $10.9 million in 2012-13.
Full story: http://lindenhurst.patch.com/articles/village-passes-11-2m-budget-that-includes-tax-hike