Some local non-food but Halloweeny info. Lake Ronkonkoma finished as the #1 most terrifying place on Travel Channel's Most Terrifying Places in America Top 13, which aired Friday night.
A pic of Lake Ronkonkoma taken early 2010:
I had no idea it was so terrifying. There are apparently different stories, but they are all basically that an Indian princess, Princess Ronkonkoma, fell in love with a white European settler. Her father forbade her from being with him, and she ended up drowning, intentionally or not.
There is supposedly a curse that each year a male will drown in the lake, though not everyone can agree what the reason is.
Note to self: do not swim in Lake Ronkonkoma.