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Indoor Fun, Upcoming Expos & Events, News & More in January 25th's Newsletter!

There's all sorts of fun happening soon - don't let the cold get you down!

 





This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
January 25th, 2013
Share Your Passion!
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If you're passionate and love to write, let us know - we're looking for experts in your field of interest!

Email us at
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and we'll be sure to get back to you.
 
Hudson's Mill

If you're looking for a romantic place to enjoy a fabulous meal and cocktails with your date, then look no further than Hudson Mill Restaurant & Bar of Massapequa.

They've got mouthwatering meals including steak, seafood, pasta, and more - and of course they offer a tasty dessert menu to top things off with.

Whether you're looking to grab a quick bite to eat for lunch, or you're looking for a nice sit down meal, let Hudson Mill serve up something special for you.

For more info,
please visit their website or call 516-799-5394.
Dear Long Islander,
 
As the week draws to a close, it looks like snow is headed our way, and that the belated winter weather is here to stay - at least for the next few weeks. Long Islanders were seemingly caught off guard by the freezing temperatures that we've been lucky to miss out on for most of the winter season thus far. Not to worry, though - there's plenty of great things happening this weekend to keep busy indoors, if you're looking to avoid the chill - check out our Events Calendar and Things to Do Section for the scoop on the best of the best this week, Long Island!
Denis A. Miller Insurance
Giving You Peace of Mind When Disaster Strikes
Making sure that your home, car, and business have the proper insurance coverage is vital for a quick recovery after disaster strikes - something that many Long Islanders learned after Superstorm Sandy. Denis A. Miller Insurance is here to help - their knowledgeable agents can help you find the right coverage for all of your needs - they specialize in problem solving, and are experts in dealing with tough insurance issues. They have successfully filed over 5000 flood claims out of their Long Beach office, and this is why they are home of "The Floodman." Flood Insurance is especially important for home owners on LI - there are many low lying areas that are prone to flooding, and this coverage is vital to protect your home, car, and valuables. If you do not already have Flood Insurance, give Denis A. Miller Insurance a call for a free quote today - it takes 30 Days for Flood Insurance to go into effect, so you want to be sure to stay on top of it! Are you a Homeowner that received FEMA Assistance as a result of Superstorm Sandy? You'll be required to purchase Flood Insurance for your home - let the experts take care of it, and rest easy knowing that everything you've worked hard for is protected, and backed by the best - Denis A. Miller Insurance.
For more information, please visit their website, or 516-432-9245.
Hot Off the Presses
Gov. Cuomo's 13-14 Budget Proposal Reduces Deficit without Raising Taxes
Strategic Restraints on Spending Mean No Tax Hikes for NYers
Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled his 2013-14 Executive Budget proposal, which eliminates a $1.3 billion and keeps state spending growth under 2 percent without raising taxes. State Operating Funds are increased by 1.6 percent to $90.8 billion, and all funds, including federal funds, were increased by $2.5 billion, or 1.9 percent. This new budget also raises the minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.75 an hour, bringing it more in line with the actual cost of living in the state. This is the third year in a row that the budget would restrain spending growth to a 2 percent cap, though it also provides funding to create new jobs and reinvest in the state economy. 
To Read this Article in Full on LongIsland.com, click here!
Local Headlines
Stanford Researchers Create HIV Resistant T Cells
Two High School Students Represent Long Island as Intel Finalists
Homeowner How To: Raising your home? Here’s the Scoop
Suffolk Home Invasions - 5 Incidents Reported In 1 Week
This Week's Local News Brought to You By:
Stuart Thomas Manor Bridal Showcase
Making Wedding Dreams Come True Sunday, January 27th!
For any bride to be on Long Island, Stuart Thomas Manor's Bridal Showcase is this place to be this Sunday, January 27th from 1-4PM. The Showcase will consist of a sophisticated food tasting event, featuring many popular favorites, a meet & great with some of Stuart Thomas Manor's favorite preferred vendors and you'll get to tour the facilities, and see the elegant touch that Stuart Thomas provide your wedding with. Admission is $25 per person, and if you book your big day with Stuart Thomas, the admission cost will be applied as a credit. For any bride looking to throw the event of the season, this event is a must!
For more information,
please visit their website, or call 516-845-1151.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 

Monster Jam 2013 @ Nassau Coliseum
Calling all Monster Truck lovers! Come on down to Nassau Coliseum for their annual Monster Jam this weekend starting at 2PM! This weekend will feature monster truck shows from all of your favorite trucks! Apparel, souvenirs, and toys will be sold! Don’t miss on this amazing opportunity for a great weekend!

Pack 449 Cub Scouts Chinese Auction Charity Benefit Fundraiser Event
If you’re looking to give back this weekend then this is the event for you! Pack 449 Cub Scouts is having a Chinese Auction Charity Benefit Fundraiser Event! Hosted by Holbrook Fire Department this Saturday, January 26th from 6-9PM, there will be a ton of cool prizes including an iPad mini, Coach Bag, TV and more! Doors open at 6:00 PM, auction starts at 7:30 PM.  

Brookhaven Animal Shelter's Hot Chocolate and Fun Day
If you’re looking for a new pet, then head on down to Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center this Saturday! From 12-3PM the Town of Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center will be hosting "Hot Chocolate and Fun Day" for visitors considering pet adoption to come in and meet their new best friend! Face painting will be available for children, and those young at heart. The event will only last three hours,so don't miss out! You may be going home with the newest member of your family!

37th Annual Doll, Teddy Bear & Collectible Toy Show & Sale
Do you like collectible toys? If so, then come on down to the Sheraton Long Island this Sunday, January 27th, from 10AM-4PM for the 37th Annual Doll, Teddy Bear and Collectible Toy Show and Sale! Admission is $6 adults, $5 seniors, and free for children 12 & under. Come buy some new toys for the kids or sell some old ones that you're looking to get rid of!

 

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This Week's Events Brought to You By:
The Long Island Pet Expo
Coming to SCCC March 1st - 3rd for a Fun Filled Weekend Animal Lovers Can't Miss!
For Long Island pet lovers, this is the can't-miss event of the year! March 1st - 3rd at Suffolk County Community College's Brentwood Campus, the Long Island Pet Expo comes to town - offering you the chance to meet & greet with adoptable furry & feathered friends, enjoy training seminars and demonstrations, learn about the hottest new trends in pet care, and more! Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children 11 & under, and kids under 3 are admitted for free! Guests are asked to please refrain from bringing their pets to the show, for the safety of the pets & animals that will be attending the Expo with vendors and exhibitors, and you are thanked in advance for your compliance. Mark your calendar, and get ready for the Pet Event of the year - don't miss the Pet Expo this March!
For tickets or more information,
please visit their website, or call 631-423-0620.
 
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Sincerely,
The LongIsland.com Team

 

 

 

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