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Suffolk County SPCA Offers Halloween Pet Safety Tips

The Suffolk County SPCA is issuing these simple guidelines to make Halloween safe for your companion animals.

New Study Casts Sharpest Light Yet on Genetic Mysteries of Autism

Our picture of how genetic errors contribute to autism has just gotten sharper.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Halloween Fun, Dancing, a Chocolate Festival & More

Get ready for a weekend of extended Halloween fun! There are also plenty of family-friendly events running.

The Scoop on Safe Trick or Treat Events Across LI Halloween Weekend

Let Kids Grab their Sweet Treats this Halloween without having to worry at a Safe Trick or Treat Event Halloween Weekend!

Governor Cuomo Releases Report on State's Recovery From Superstorm Sandy

Released on Two-Year Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Report Outlines State's Progress in Building Back Better and Increasing Resiliency.

Southern Pine Beetle Confirmed for the First Time in New York State

This is the first detection of SPB in New York State.

Celebrate National Model Railroad Month, Events on LI throughout November

Model railroad layouts are an attraction to kids and adults alike and with the holidays around the corner, several will be out on display on Long Island in November! November is also National Model Railroad Month where ...

Savory Soups to Warm You Up on Cold Autumn Nights

Relax and warm up in the comfort of home with one of these delicious savory soups!

National Cats Day Wednesday October 29th

The Suffolk County SPCA is reminding everyone that Wednesday October 29th is National Cat's Day.

Grab Your Running Sneakers for a 5K Race on Long Island!

Push play on your favorite exercise playlist and register for a 5K race this November!

Governor Cuomo Announces Actions to Strengthen Coastal Resiliency Against Future Storms on Long Island

$383 Million for Suffolk County Sewer Projects to Reduce Harmful Nitrogen Pollution, Which Damages Natural Coastal Defenses against Severe Storms and Flooding - State to Advance $97 Million to Nassau County to Help Expedite Upgrades to Bay ...

Petition to Ban Quick Release Water Soluble Fertilizer On Long Island: An Open Letter from Marshall Brown

Long Island needs your help, and now. Nitrogen pollution, mostly from the 500,000 septic tanks in Nassau and Suffolk, is causing massive algal blooms that are wiping out entire ecosystems.

All Spooked Out? Get the Scoop on Scare-Free Fun this Halloween Weekend

Have you already had your fill of Halloween fun? Then check out these Halloween weekend happenings that have nothing to do with the spooky holiday!

Long Island Cares, Inc. Begins Warehouse Expansion And Additional Support For Satellite Locations

With $734,930 in Social Service Block Grant for future disaster preparedness.

SCPD Investigating Lake Grove Civil War Cemetery Desecration

SCPD is seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person(s) who stole flags from Civil War graves and damaged property at a cemetery in Lake Grove in October of 2014.

Freebies on Halloween with Your Costume

Find out where to complete your trick-or-treating this Halloween for the best freebies and giveaways!

Safety Tips for Handling Your Child's Halloween Candy Haul In

This Friday is Halloween which means it's time for lots and lots of candy! Keep your kids safe with these Halloween candy safety tips.

Governor Cuomo Announces $70 Million in Funding for 68 Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

Governor Cuomo today announced approximately $70 million in awards to fund 68 bicycle, pedestrian and multi-use path transportation projects in New York.

Head To The Polls! November 4th is Election Day!

With Election Day drawing near, make sure that you are prepared to make your voice count!

The NBA is Underway! What to Expect from New York Basketball this Season

The Knicks and the Nets are both facing their own hurdles going into the 2014-2015 season.
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