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Hay! Hay You! 2014 Guide to Long Island Hayrides

Check out a local destination for a classic or haunted hayride!

Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library Celebrates Reading, Donations for Homeless Pets

The Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library recently held a community celebration to honor the children who donated their summer reading program prizes to local animal shelters.

SCPD Officers Rescue Puppies from Under Shed

The rescue occurred on Starlight Drive in Shirley on Friday, October 3, 2014 at approximately 11 a.m.

Pumpkin Picking Destinations on Long Island This Fall

Fall is here! Celebrate the change of seasons with a trip to a local pumpkin patch to select the perfect pumpkin!

William Floyd Elementary Transformed into Interactive Museum for a Day

Students at William Floyd Elementary School kicked off the new school year with a bang as they recently participated in the school’s 11th annual Museum Day.

2014 Halloween Guide: Haunted Houses, Trick-or-Treating & Tons of Scary-Good Fun!

From evenings filled with terrifying thrills and chills to afternoons filled with family fun, there’s tons of Halloween Entertainment to enjoy this season!

Corn Mazes Across Long Island to Get Lost In this Fall

Fall is officially here! Spend some time enjoying the Fall atmosphere while solving one of Long Island's renowned corn mazes!

Bellone to Propose $5 Million in ‘Jumpstart’ Program for Infrastructure Projects

The proposal comes as part of a larger economic development program.

Crime Report: Cupsogue Fire Under Investigation; Man Admits to Hit-and-Run

The Westhampton fire destroyed a pavilion and concession area; John Almeida admitted to a hit-and-run accident.

Update: Lake Ronkonkoma Cleared for Swimming

Contact with surface water that appears discolored should still be avoided.

Dragons Will be Roaring in Port Jefferson!

The Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Race Festival will take place on September 20th!

SCPD Joins In Crackdown On Unsafe Conditions For Boaters Off Long Island And Fire Island For Labor Day Weekend

Families Of Victims Killed In Boating Accidents To Join Suffolk And Islip Town Officials Tomorrow.

DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas

North Shore Areas to Close Starting August 30; Expected To Reopen September 4.

DEC Reopens Several Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

Closures on August 13 Followed Widespread Heavy Rainfall and Runoff

Governor Cuomo Dispatches Resources to Assist Long Island Recovery from Heavy Rain and Flash Floods

Governor Deploys Equipment and Personnel to Assist in Storm Response; State’s Emergency Operations Center has been Activated.

National Take Your Pants for a Walk Day is July 27th

Although the summer is for relaxation, we cannot forget to get exercise. July 27th is National Take Your Pants for a Walk Day and a day that Long Islanders should be enjoying the various trails the Island ...

Governor Cuomo Announces $3.3 Million in New Projects to Improve Resiliency and Efficiency to State Electric Grid

Projects to Improve Power Delivery in New York State, Lower Cost to Ratepayers and Prepare for Future Severe Weather Events.

Sand, Sun, & Fun: Beach Playgrounds on Long Island

Kids like the beach. Kids also like playgrounds. Finding both is actually very easy on Long Island! Your kids will have a great time enjoying a playground with the beach in the background.

Advisory Against Bathing at 66 Suffolk County Beaches

Copiague Harbor Beach remains closed and advisories have been issued for many other beaches.

Cool Off at a Public Pool This Summer

As it is getting hotter and hotter, many Long Islanders like to take a dip in the pool. Some Long Islanders have pools, but for others, it is not possible. So, check out all the public pools ...
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