News Nearby: Teen Killed in DWI Crash, BWI Incident Takes Boater's Life

A look at some of the top headlines from fellow Suffolk County Patch sites during the past week.

• Lindenhurst Patch
Some of those closest to the 18-year-old Lindenhurst teen who was killed in a car crash last Sunday night gathered earlier this week to remember her, and at her funeral service on Thursday night. Read the stories and on Lindenhurst Patch.

• Babylon Village
Michael Grasing, the Babylon man accused of driving drunk with a blood-alcohol content level of .3 and crashing into Lindenhurst teen Brittney Walsh, pleaded not guilty to charges of DWI at his arraignment on Wednesday afternoon. Read the on Babylon Village Patch.

• Sachem Patch
It only took about nine minutes from the time the Holbrook Fire Department and Suffolk County Police responded to the birth of baby Hannah Grossman, but for three emergency workers the experience was once in a lifetime. Read the on Sachem Patch.

• Patchogue Patch
Demolition began on Swezey's, the abandoned department store that anchors the Four Corners in Patchogue Village, on Wednesday to make way for Tritec Real Estate company's  New Village plan. Read the on Patchogue Patch.

• West Islip Patch
A West Islip man was killed in a boat crash last Saturday morning in the Great South Bay, Suffolk Police said. Read the on West Islip Patch.

• Deer Park-North Babylon Patch
New York State Troopers pulled a driver over on Wednesday for allegedly operating his vehicle while on a portable electronic device when they said they discovered a large amount of marijuana in his possession. Read the on Deer Park-North Babylon Patch.

• Half Hollow Hills Patch
A motorcyclist is alive, but in critical condition, after crashing into a tree on Daly Road, near Blacksmith Lane on the border of Dix Hills and Commack on Thursday afternoon, police said. Read the on Half Hollow Hills Patch.

• Sayville Patch
The Islip Town Board is mulling approving a study about how the Islip Pines project would impact local downtown business areas, such as Bayport and Sayville, and has received one study proposal submission. Read the on Sayville Patch.

Al Lofaso July 01, 2012 at 11:17 PM
May god bless and give the walsh family strenght to get through this tramatic time.


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