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LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Meet Cinnemon, a People-Pleasing Boxer Mix

Cinnemon is a young boxer mix who learns commands quickly and loves children.

Four St. Anthony’s Students Expelled for Wearing Confederate Flag, Blackface

Two students initially suspended for an incident involving a Confederate flag have now been expelled from the school.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Big Laughs, Roller Skating, Theater and Easter Parades

Easter is right around the corner! On top of the many Easter celebrations, enjoy comedy shows, theater performance and much more on Long Island!

Celebrate Long Island's State Parks at I Love My Park Day on May 3rd!

Sixteen parks across Long Island will hold volunteer events as part of the third annual I Love My Park Day on Saturday, May 3.

Casual Marijuana Use in Young Adults Leads to Not So Good Brain Changes, Study Finds

As more states legalize marijuana use, a new study out this week questions whether it is for the better. The study shows young adults using marijuana, even occasionally, face abnormal brain changes.

Riverhead Man Arrested for Driving Stolen Vehicle, Fleeing Police

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Riverhead man who was driving a stolen vehicle and then fled from police early this morning.

Celebrate the Savory Aroma of Garlic with these National Garlic Day Recipes!

Keep vampires at bay with these recipes that are brimming with the pungent flavor and smell of garlic!

Long Island Cares Veterans Project Mobile Outreach Unit Returns to Suffolk County United Veterans

Suffolk County United Veterans received another visit to the John J. Lynch Vets Place shelter from the Long Island Cares Veterans Project Mobile Outreach Unit, loaded with 652 pounds of fresh produce and 181 pounds plus of ...

NCPD Missing Vulnerable Person Alert for Man Suffering from Cognitive Disorder

The Nassau County Police Department has issued a Missing Vulnerable Person Alert for Steven Vitale.

The Day After Tax Day: What to Do With Your Tax Refund

Everyone's taxes were due yesterday and many of you are waiting patiently for your tax returns. As you wait, start thinking about what you will do with your tax refund!

We Aren't Out of the Woods Yet: NWS Issues Freeze Warning for LI, Metro Area

Just when we thought Spring had finally arrived, freezing temperatures begin to threaten April flowers.

Suffolk County Bans Tobacco, e-Cig Sales to Those Under 21

Suffolk residents under the age of 21 will soon find it a little harder to get a hold of cigarettes, e-cigs, and other smoking products.

Update: Woman Last Seen in Mastic/Shirley Found Dead

The body of a woman who disappeared in March has been found.

Mineola Resident to Take Part in Upcoming Heartbreak Hill Half-Marathon to Raise Funds for Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

Liz Holzknecht Surpasses Fundraising Goal of $1,000; Sister Attended Camp For Eight Years Before Passing in 2013.

Enjoy an Elegant Easter Dinner - Recipes for Favorites Your Family Will Love!

This year, try adding something new to your time-honored Easter dinner traditions.

Skip the Store and Make Your Own Tasty Easter Candy with these Recipes!

Instead of buying candy, make your own great-tasting Easter sweets this year.

Income Tax Filing Deadline Is Here, Get Extra Time to File!

If you haven't filed your income taxes yet and don't think you can meet the April 15 deadline, here's what you need to know!

Movie Roundup: Close Race to the Top of the Weekend Box Office with Captain America and Rio Sequel

The two popular movie sequels, Captain America and Rio, were neck and neck at the weekend box office. See what other movies are releasing this week!

Suffolk Police Looking for Man Who Unlawfully Entered Walt Whitman High School

An unidentified man entered Walt Whitman High School at 3:50 AM, and took pictures and video before leaving.

MTA & LIRR Announce Start of Major Restoration Project on the Railroad’s Long Beach Branch

$120 Million Earmarked for Superstorm Sandy Reconstruction Work that Will Improve Railroad Resiliency by Strengthening Branch against Future Storms.
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