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A view of Lake Ronkonkoma at Lake Ronkonkoma (Credit: Brittany Wait)

A view of Lake Ronkonkoma at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. (July 22, 2010)

Ronkonkoma and Lake Ronkonkoma photos

Ronkonkoma, in Brookhaven Town, and Lake Ronkonkoma, in Islip Town are diverse communities with rich history.

Officials recently celebrated the installation of a sign
(Credit: Chelsea Katz)

Officials recently celebrated the installation of a sign on the Islip side of Ronkonkoma hamlet. (Oct. 28, 2013)

Sachem North High School is located on Smith
(Credit: Carl Corry)

Sachem North High School is located on Smith Road in Lake Ronkonkoma. (Dec. 1, 2011)

A sign welcome visitors to Lake Ronkonkoma. (Dec.
(Credit: Carl Corry)

A sign welcome visitors to Lake Ronkonkoma. (Dec. 1, 2011)

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Paul Weber has owned Agnew & Taylor Hardware
(Credit: Carl Corry)

Paul Weber has owned Agnew & Taylor Hardware in Lake Ronkonkoma since 1978. (Dec. 1, 2011)

The Lake Ronkonkoma Fire Department is located on
(Credit: Photo by Carl Corry)

The Lake Ronkonkoma Fire Department is located on Portion Road in Lake Ronkonkoma. (Dec. 1, 2011)

The Long Island Rail Road Ronkonkoma train station
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

The Long Island Rail Road Ronkonkoma train station serves about 14,000 riders each day. (March 16, 2011)

The picnic area at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park.
(Credit: Newsday / Brittany Wait)

The picnic area at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. (July 22, 2010)

The Lake Ronkonkoma Cemetery near the Five Corners
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

The Lake Ronkonkoma Cemetery near the Five Corners intersection. (March 16, 2011)

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The Ronkonkoma Fire Department is on Portion Road
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

The Ronkonkoma Fire Department is on Portion Road in Ronkonkoma. (March 16, 2011)

The Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society Museum is located
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

The Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society Museum is located at 328 Hawkins Ave. in Lake Ronkonkoma. It is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. (Feb. 26, 2011)

A tree at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. (July
(Credit: Newsday / Brittany Wait)

A tree at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. (July 22, 2010)

The entrance of Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. (July
(Credit: Newsday / Brittany Wait)

The entrance of Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. (July 22, 2010)

The ducks walking around at Lake Ronkonkoma County
(Credit: Newsday / Brittany Wait)

The ducks walking around at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. (July 22, 2010)

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A view of Lake Ronkonkoma at Lake Ronkonkoma
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

A view of Lake Ronkonkoma at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. (July 22, 2010)

The ducks that visit Lake Ronkonkoma County Park
(Credit: Newsday / Brittany Wait)

The ducks that visit Lake Ronkonkoma County Park to swim in the lake. (July 22, 2010)

An area near the shore of Ronkonkoma lake
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An area near the shore of Ronkonkoma lake at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. (July 22, 2010)

The Judge James J. Malloy memorial playground at
(Credit: Newsday / Brittany Wait)

The Judge James J. Malloy memorial playground at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. (July 22, 2010)

The Judge James J. Malloy memorial playground at
(Credit: Newsday / Brittany Wait)

The Judge James J. Malloy memorial playground at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. (July 22, 2010)

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The Judge James J. Malloy memorial playground at
(Credit: Newsday / Brittany Wait)

The Judge James J. Malloy memorial playground at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. Handicap accessible. (July 22, 2010)

The Judge James J. Malloy memorial playground at
(Credit: Newsday / Brittany Wait)

The Judge James J. Malloy memorial playground at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. Handicap accessible. (July 22, 2010)

Brookhaven Town has approved the construction of a
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

Brookhaven Town has approved the construction of a roundabout at the busy 'Five Corners' intersection in Ronkonkoma. (March 2, 2011)

The Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society is on Hawkins
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

The Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society is on Hawkins Avenue in Lake Ronkonkoma. (March 16, 2011)

Smith Road, Schoolhouse Road and Gatelot Avenue all
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

Smith Road, Schoolhouse Road and Gatelot Avenue all meet at the Five Corners intersection in Lake Ronkonkoma. (March 16, 2011)

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The United Methodist Church is located at Five
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

The United Methodist Church is located at Five Corners intersection in Lake Ronkonkoma. (March 16, 2011)

Ralph's Italian Ice and Ralph Rottens Candy Shoppe
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

Ralph's Italian Ice and Ralph Rottens Candy Shoppe is on Portion Road in Ronkonkoma. (March 16, 2011)

Agnew & Taylor's Hardware is on Hawkins Avenue
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

Agnew & Taylor's Hardware is on Hawkins Avenue in Ronkonkoma.

A mural on the side of O'Brien's, a
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

A mural on the side of O'Brien's, a bar on Johnson Avenue in Ronkonkoma. (March 16, 2011)

The Lt. John P. Napolitano Parkway sign on
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

The Lt. John P. Napolitano Parkway sign on Motor Parkway in Ronkonkoma memorializes the firefighter from the Lakeland Fire Department who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (March 16, 2011)

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The Lakeland Fire Department is on Johnson Avenue
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

The Lakeland Fire Department is on Johnson Avenue in Ronkonkoma. (March 16, 2011)

Lake Ronkonkoma is a popular fishing area where
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

Lake Ronkonkoma is a popular fishing area where portions of its basin are 65 feet deep, but most of the lake is less than 15 feet deep. (March 16, 2011)

The Holy Cross Lutheran Church & Noah's Ark
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

The Holy Cross Lutheran Church & Noah's Ark Preschool on Hawkins Avenue in Lake Ronkonkoma. (March 16, 2011)

Ronkonkoma Beach Park. (March 16, 2011)
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

Ronkonkoma Beach Park. (March 16, 2011)

The Garden of Heroes is located at the
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

The Garden of Heroes is located at the Lakeland Fire Department in Ronkonkoma. It is a memorial to Lakeland volunteers who were killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

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Give It Your All Sports, a training facility
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

Give It Your All Sports, a training facility in Ronkonkoma, is hosting its weekly clinic for special-needs children this Sunday. (March 23, 2011)

The St. Regis Council Knights of Columbus leads
(Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino)

The St. Regis Council Knights of Columbus leads the 21st Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade down Hawkins Avenue in Ronkonkoma (March 13, 2011)

Andy Dileo of Commack, NY, fishing in Lake
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Andy Dileo of Commack, NY, fishing in Lake Ronkonkoma, NY. (May 26, 2010)

Bailey, a yellow lab from Ronkonkoma swims ashore
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Bailey, a yellow lab from Ronkonkoma swims ashore with a ball in Lake Ronkonkoma, NY. (May 26, 2010)

Bailey, a yellow lab from Ronkonkoma swims ashore
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Bailey, a yellow lab from Ronkonkoma swims ashore with a ball in Lake Ronkonkoma. (May 26, 2010)

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