U.S. Army Sgt. Rich Botte, of Holbrook, just returned home from deployment in Kuwait and surprised his mother. Welcome home and thank you for your service, Sgt. Botte.
The Patchogue Holbrook Road LIE overpass is expected to re-open in both directions by March 28. That is what the state says, though. Based on how the project has gone so far, take it with a grain of salt.