Holbrook is landlocked community located in central Long Island, parts of which are in both the towns of Brookhaven and Islip. The community has about 27,000 residents and is part of the Sachem School District, one of the largest in New York State. Four of the district's 12 elementary schools are located in Holbrook, as is the Sachem Public Library. Holbrook is serviced by the Holbrook Volunteer Fire Department, which was established in 1927 and has three stations within the community.
The Sachem Public Library, on Holbrook Road, serves the Holbrook community, along with the rest of the Sachem School District. The library building opened in 1966. (Jan. 2, 2012)
Holbrook Diner(Credit: Erin Geismar)
Holbrook Diner, Holbrook: Co-owner George Arahovitis says that the late weekend crowd is coming from movie theaters, the Patchogue Theater for the Performing arts, as well as the clubs. They're ordering burgers, sandwiches, panini, wraps, pancakes, French toast and cheese fries drenched in gravy. And lots of coffee. Open: 24 hours Friday and Saturday; Sunday to Thursday, 7 to 1 a.m.; open 7 a.m. to noon on Christmas.
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, established in 1904, in Holbrook (Jan. 2, 2012)
Nokomis Elementary School, on Holbrook Road, is one of 12 elementary schools in the Sachem School District. (Jan. 2, 2012)
The Village Market is on Main Street in Holbrook. (Jan. 2, 2012)
The Main Street Centre is in the main business district of Holbrook. (Jan. 2, 2012)
The Holbrook Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1927. The current department headquarters is on Terry Boulevard. (Jan. 2, 2012)
The Holbrook Country Club and Golf Course features an 18-hole course, a driving range and a practice putting green. It was built in 1992. (Jan. 2, 2012)
Calvary Chapel Island of Grace is a ministry on Railroad Avenue in Holbrook. (Jan. 2, 2012)