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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.

Designing Your Own One-of-a-Kind Scarecrow

Making a scarecrow is far more fun than buying one, and you can even style it exactly the way you want it!

Suffolk County SPCA Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic September 20

Vaccinations will be given in front of the Islip Town Hall.

Cases of Serious Respiratory Virus, EV-D68, Confirmed in Children in NY

In addition to the flu season coming upon us, parents and children also need to be vigilant of a serious respiratory virus, called EV-D68. Its spread is causing some children to be hospitalized.

Opt for Mass Transit This September 22 in Honor of Car Free Day

Give the environment and your engine a break this Monday, September 2nd in honor of the 2nd Annual Car Free Day on Long Island!

Gambling with Confidence: Are You Sure about That?

CSHL scientists uncover the neural basis of confidence in the rat brain.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Best Buds Sparkle and Remington Want to Brighten Your Day

Forever friends Sparkle and Remington are looking to be adopted together, and will bring their new owner plenty of joy, company, and entertainment!

Suffolk County SPCA Holds Annual Free Rabies Clinic

There will be a free clinic on Saturday, September 20, in Islip.

Get Your Flu Shot! Flu Season Begins as Early as October, Says CDC

It can take two weeks for your body to develop full protection after receiving a flu shot. Health officials are encouraging people to get their annual flu shot in before the start of October.

Update: Man Arrested for Impersonating Nat Grid Representative to Burglarize Homes

A suspect has been arrested in relation to a June burglary.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Festivities near the Harbor, Comedy & Other Events

Before we say good-bye to summer, get out there and enjoy all the fun festivities taking place near the harbor. Also head out to all the other great nightlife events throughout Long Island.

Nassau County SPCA Provides Fall Pet Tips

There are many things owners can do to keep their pets safe as fall progresses.

Man Wanted for Robbing Floral Park Capitol One Bank

Robbery Squad detectives are investigating a Bank Robbery that occurred on September 17, 2014 at 5:40 pm in Floral Park.

DEC and State Parks Release State Open Space Conservation Plan for Public Comment

Public Comments Accepted Through December 17; Public Hearings to be Held Statewide.
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