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Governor Cuomo Announces Smart Schools Commission Hosts Third Public Symposium

Experts Convene in New York City to Present Best Practices in Connectivity and Technology-Enabled Education and Learning

Governor Cuomo Receives Security Briefings, Meets With New York Troops in Afghanistan

During trip, Governor Cuomo received series of briefings from U.S. Officials on anti-terrorism issues, evolving global threats. Governor Cuomo met with New York troops – including those from Fort Drum, NY’s 10th Mountain Division – to thank ...

Levittown Driver Indicted on Manslaughter Charges in Crash that Killed Passenger

Brian Friedrichs, 23, was drunk and traveling at 120 mph before losing control of vehicle on Northern State Parkway.

Petting Zoo Fun and What You Need to Know about Staying Clean & Healthy

Before heading to the farms and petting zoos this fall, keep in mind how to stay clean and healthy, especially if you or the kids will be having fun with the farm animals.

Bellone Signs Bill With Historic Amendments to County Human Rights Law

The law will include a process for administrative hearings in the County on all founded complaints of discrimination.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; a month dedicated to raising awareness through local events.

Local Steals & Deals: National Coffee Day Freebie, Never Ending Pasta Bowl Offer & Other Promotions

National Coffee Day is here! Check out where you can catch a free cup of joe. If you love pasta, you'll also want to hear more about the Never Ending Pasta Bowl offer at Olive Garden as ...

The Holidays are Coming! Time to Start Thinking about Layaway

It may be early, but if you start putting holiday gifts on layaway now you will be sure to save time and money.

Man Shot to Death Outside of Deer Park Strip Club

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a shooting death that occurred in Deer Park early this morning.

Must See 2014 Fall Theatre Productions

Get lost in a live performance and soak up some culture at a Long Island theater this Fall!

Indoor Play Places to Enjoy this Season

Cold weather is just around the corner, but check out these places where kids can stay warm and still have a great time.

An Autumn Day Scavenger Hunt

Have some fun as a family out in the cool, crisp Autumn weather as you hunt down the items on your list!

Fall Concert Lineup: Flogging Molly, Steve Miller Band, and More

Here is a sampling of the best bands and artists that will be touring on Long Island in the coming months!

One for the Bookworms: Planning a Literary Wedding on a Budget

Plan the ideal literacy wedding with these helpful tips!

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!

FAA Gives OK to Filmmakers to Use Flying Drones, First Exemption of Its Kind

Flying drones will be in the sky not just for security and safety, but for film-making too. The FAA gave six aerial cinematography companies the OK.

Savor Oktoberfest with these Traditional German Delights

Celebrate Oktoberfest with these delicious German recipes!

Art Classes for Kids: Let Your Little Artist Shine!

Enroll your little Van Gogh in a structured arts class, and prepare to be surprised by all that they will learn to do!

Public Gets Access to Ellis Island Hospital Complex after More Than 60 Years since Its Last Admittance

It's been more than 60 years, but now the public can get an inside look at Ellis Island Hospital where arriving immigrants were cared for when they got sick or when they were left to their dying ...

Governors Cuomo and Christie Sign Bi-State Memorandum of Understanding to Increase Security for New York and New Jersey

Shared Infrastructure of Both States Requires Coordinated Security, Communications and Intelligence-Gathering to Protect Public Safety, Assets and Commerce.
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