News Nearby: Blizzard Wreaks Havoc on the Area

News from nearby Patch towns.

Highway Supe Candidates Questioned on Blizzard Response

The response, or lackthereof, to the recent blizzard by the Town of Brookhaven has caused many to shift their focus toward the upcoming special election for highway superintendent.

Candidates Dan Losquadro and Kathy Walsh appeared at Wednesday's Shoreham Civic meeting at the Miller Avenue School and fielded questions mostly regarding the response to the blizzard and how it would be different if either of them held the position. A special election for the position, set to be held March 5, had been largely overlooked before road issues from the storm brought the position's responsibility to the forefront.

Couple Braves Blizzard to Deliver 'Baby Nemo' at St. Catherine of Siena

Winter storm Nemo delivered a walloping amount of snow on Friday, but it didn’t stop the delivery of Loudon Gentner, whose parents braved the storm’s fury and traveled to St. Catherine of Siena Hospital during the thick of it.

Ceiling Collapses in Stony Brook Man's Shop

Bathroom destroyed by falling tiles at Thirty-Minute Photo in Northport on Tuesday; officials deem building safe.

Snow Collapses Roof at AMF Smithtown Lanes

The roof of the AMF Smithtown Lanes bowling alley collapsed Saturday under the weight of heavy snow, Suffolk County Police confirmed.

According to the police, officers were on scene after a 4:30 p.m. call to 911 tipped off authorities about the collapse, which also caused a water leak at the business. The Town of Smithtown, Long Island Power Authority, the Smithtown Fire Department and the Suffolk County Water Authority all responded.


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