A man with ties to North Sea pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to 14 third-degree burglaries and five second-degree armed robberies, including two in which prosecutors say he brandished a silver gun — which turned out to be a starter's pistol — in front of children no older than 12.
Authorities say that, after two Suffolk County police officers arrested him March 25 in Central Islip, Ronnie Lacaliano, 29, confessed to going on a crime spree at businesses in the Brentwood and Central Islip area starting in November 2011 to feed his crack and alcohol addictions and send money to family to Honduras.
“The people’s case is very strong, your honor,” Assistant District Attorney Michelle Chiuchiolo told Judge James F.X. Doyle during the arraignment at the in Riverside.
Another case of pertussis has been reported — this time in the Springs School. On Wednesday, the district put up a notice on its website from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services. A on March 29.
Two homeless sex offender trailers still site in Riverside and Westhampton sparked a heated debate this week, as residents on both sides of the issue spoke out about Suffolk County Legislator Ed Romaine's suggestion that civil confinement might be the answer.
History buffs, get your checkbooks out: a Jamesport home on the National Register of Historic Places is up for sale.
The owners of the Hallock-Bilunas Farmstead, comprised of seven structures on two acres on Herricks Lane, are asking $779,000 for their piece of history.
With Westhampton Beach School District board members voting Monday night to from their budget to make ends meet, the said that it intends to step up and offer more to adults. Zubiller, says the library is looking into duplicating some of the programs offered by the school district, but in the meantime, she said residents can take advantage of the many programs the library already offers, including an online adult education program that has over 500 classes.