E. Patchogue man scores $1M lottery win
Eliyahu Cohen was on his way home on May 13, Mother's Day, when he stopped at a convenience store on Sunrise Highway in Oakdale. His plan was to get some cash from an ATM so he could take his wife of 44 years to dinner, to treat her on a special occasion.
Then he spotted a $5 instant lottery ticket and figured, why not?
"I could not believe my eyes," Cohen, 73, of East Patchogue recalled...