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Alligator Turned in in Long Beach

A 14-inch American alligator was turned in to Long Beach Animal Control on October 23, 2014.

Governor Cuomo Announces Hatchery to Reopen and Restore Trout Fishing on Connetquot River State Park

Hatchery expected to produce 35K trout for river fishery and Long Island State Parks.

Spend the Night Dining with the Deceased at "Dinner With The Dead" in NYC

“Dinner With The Dead," a unique, exclusive, 5-course dinner party consisting of 20-30 people…well, and maybe a few unworldly, surprise guests.

Halloween Tips for You and Your Pets

Halloween is just around the corner, and keeping your pets safe, happy and healthy should be on your list of to-do items.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Halloween Boat Burning, Bowling in Costume & Other Entertainment

The weekend before Halloween is packed with entertainment on Long Island. Find events like a Halloween costume bowl-a-thon, boat burning and more!

Whitman Birthplace to Unveil Rare Whitman Bible

Call for Whitman Descendants to attend.

Teams Ready to Do Battle at Canstruction Long Island Design/Build Competition

A/E/C Industry and Students Alike Ready to Fight Hunger and Build Relationships on Long Island.

Share a Scare: Long Island Legends & Ghost Stories

Be sure to share one of these spooky Long Island based stories with a friend this Halloween season!

Three “Gingerbread Lanes” To Debut In New York City In November 2014

It’s a “tale of three cities” for GingerBread Lane for the 2014 holiday season.

Prepare Your Taste Buds! Long Island Restaurant Week is November 2nd Through November 9th!

Long Island's Annual Fall Restaurant Week has returned at last! Enjoy a great meal at a local restaurant for a single, low price!

Be Safe This Halloween by Following NFPA’s Fire Safety Tips

Glowing jack-o-lanterns, festive decorations, spooky costumes – Halloween offers tons of festive fun, but it does come with hidden fire dangers that can be truly scary

Elizabeth Turnbull: Field of Vision - A Solo Exhibition at Hersh Fine Art

Hersh Fine Art is pleased to announce Field of Vision, a solo exhibition of drawings and paintings by Garden City artist Elizabeth Turnbull. Field of Vision will be on view from November 8 until December 3, 2014.

State Parks Urges Boaters to Be Prepared for Cold Water

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Rose Harvey today reminded boaters to take precautions to protect themselves from heightened dangers of sudden, unexpected cold water immersion while on late season boating outings, ...

Mangano’s 2nd Annual Nassau Barkfest A Success

Over 1,000 dogs and 3,000 people attended the event.

Take in the Colors of Fall at Botanical Gardens on Long Island

Enjoy the beauty of natural fall colors at one of the many botanical gardens on Long Island! Many also include walking trails.

Get Prepared to Show You Care: October 25th is "Make a Difference Day"

Make a difference this October 25th with some of these generous, philanthropic ideas!

William J. Lindsay Life Sciences Building Dedicated at Suffolk County Community College

Lindsay Family, SUNY Chairman of the Board Headline Oct. 21 Event.

Brutalized Pitbull Pup "Miss Harper" Finds a Home

Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals President Bob Sowers will be accompanied by Miss Harper who was brutally abused, at a press conference Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 11am.

5th Annual Thrill Long Island Event to Take Over Islip Town Hall on October 25th

Long Island Zombies are once again preparing to join the ranks of thousands of zombies around the world in an attempt to break the world record for the largest simultaneous performance of Michael Jackson’s "Thriller".

MTA LIRR's Free Train Time App Just Got Smarter

Customers Can Download Improved Version of Popular App Starting Right Now
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