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Undeclared Peanut Butter in M&M’s Milk Chocolate Theater Box Results in Recall

Before pulling out your munchies for a movie, see if that box of M&M's is part of a recall, especially if you or someone you know is allergic to peanuts.

Commack School District Releases Statement on Student T-Shirt "Rape Joke"

The Commack School District has released the following statement.

Movie Roundup: ‘The Maze Runner’ Dominates Weekend Box Office

Moviegoers were out and about this weekend with new releases 'The Maze Runner,' 'A Walk Among the Tombstones' and 'This is Where I Leave You.' Revenue at the weekend box office was up more than 25 percent ...

Governor Cuomo and Nassau County Executive Mangano Join Volunteers for Parks and Coastal Cleanup on Long Island

21st Annual Oyster Bay Harbor Fall Cleanup Day Takes Place alongside Expanded Volunteer Effort Involving Town, County and State Locations throughout Region

State Police Investigating Fatal Accident in Hempstead

A fatal accident occurred on the Meadowbrook Parkway early in the morning on September 22, 2014.

September 27th is Free Museum Day!

Celebrate Museum Day Live! by visiting a local museum...absolutely free!

Local Steals & Deals: Sweet Treats to Kick Off Fall and 2 Weekends of Free Museum Admission

Fall has arrived and there's plenty of sweet treat savings to enjoy as well as opportunities to visit museums without having to empty the wallet.

Suffolk County SPCA Offers $3,000 Reward After Dead Dog Found in Canal

The SPCA is looking for information after a dog was found dead in a West Islip canal.

Man Killed After Struck in Head with Baseball

Incident occurred on County Road 101, Yaphank on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at approximately 5:30 p.m.

Climate Change March Takes Place in NYC

Activists marched today to raise awareness for climate change.

Worker Falls to Death from Building in Farmingdale

The incident occurred on Smith Street in Farmingdale on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at approximately 11:45 a.m.

Kayaker Rescued from Long Island Sound

Rescue Happened Five Miles North of Roanoke Point, Riverhead on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at approximately 10:50 a.m.

Camping Underneath the Fall Foliage: Campsites that are Open Through Autumn

Campsites are still open, so take advantage of the slower season to spend a relaxing weekend camping on Long Island!

Where to Find Furry Friends to Pet This Fall

Have some fun down on this farm this Fall petting cute animals!

Crime Report: Floral Park Bank Robbery; Police Searching for Macy's Shoplifters

Police are searching for the suspect in a bank robbery; Three people robbed a Macy’s on September 14.

Helpful Tips to Planning the Perfect Fall Wedding

Check out these great tips to planning the ideal autumn wedding!

Bibliophile Fun: Fall Book Signings and Readings

Book lovers won’t want to miss out on these Fall book signings and readings taking place on Long Island!

The Best in Free Fall Events: Apples, Music, and Fishing Festivals

Free events can be found all over the island, ranging from music festivals to fishing events for the whole family!

National Comic Book Day Is September 25th!

Head to your local comic book shop and pick up an issue from your favorite series for National Comic Book Day!

West Islip High School Locked Down After Violent Threat

The West Islip High School went into lockdown after receiving its second threat of violence in a span of several days.
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