🌱 Man dies in house fire + police search for mountain bikers

Hello, people of Miller Place-Rocky Point! It’s me again, your host for the Miller Place-Rocky Point Daily.

First, today’s weather forecast:

A fleeting shower in the morning. High: 52 Low: 25.

Here are the top three stories from Miller Place-Rocky Point today:

  1. An 81-year-old Long Island man was found dead in a house fire in Selden on Wednesday night. Firefighters responded to the Magnolia Drive blaze around 6:20 p.m., and Earl Rahman was found dead inside. (Room)
  2. Suffolk Police are looking for two bikers who were part of a pack of about 20 to 30 people blocking traffic in Medford on Saturday. They were involved in a road rage incident and damaged a Jeep Renegade near Woodside Avenue between 3:50 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. (Room)
  3. The Suffolk County Historical Society has issued an apology for featuring an image depicting an advertisement for a Ku Klux Klan rally in Riverhead in August 1926. The image was chosen as “Picture of the Week” by the Historical Society. (RiverheadLOCAL)

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Today at Miller Place-Rocky Point:

From my notebook:

  • St. Patrick’s Day celebrations return this year after a two-year pandemic hiatus. Check out this list of events. (Room)
  • Suffolk County is launching a free diabetes prevention program, led by a trained lifestyle coach. It meets one hour a week for 16 weeks from March. A program information session will be held at the Port Jefferson Library, 100 Thompson St., Port Jefferson on February 23 at 6 p.m. (Room)
  • North Shore Youth Council will facilitate the distribution of COVID-19 test kits for the Miller Place School District. District families can call their office at 631-744-0207 coordinate the collection of tests. (Facebook)

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