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Suffolk SPCA: Severely Neglected Dog "Ziggy" Finds Forever Home

The Suffolk County SPCA will be holding a Press Conference at the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter on Friday August 1st at 11am to announce that "Ziggy" has found his "forever home" and will be adopted by ...

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Take Jasmine Home for National Mutt Day

Today is National Mutt Day, so support mixed breeds. Don't shop - Adopt!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Outdoor Sports & Fun and Music Concerts

From day to night, there's entertainment all weekend long to enjoy on Long Island!

NCPD Scam Alert: Nassau Residents Warned About Residential Distraction Burglaries

The Nassau County Police Department is advising residents that individuals are perpetrating a series of burglaries and scams throughout Nassau County.

Mystery Ship Found under WTC is Traced Back to 1770s

Four years after a mystery ship was unearthed at the site of the WTC during excavation, there are now answers to its age and origin.

Tasty Tapas Restaurants & Bars to Try

Sick of huge restaurant portions? Why not try a tapas restaurant instead and enjoy many different foods during your meal!

State Education Department Launches Virtual Learning Initiative Round II

$2.4 Million in Federal Race to the Top Funds Will Provide Low-Income Students Better Access to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses.

Seven More Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Suffolk

Residents urged to eliminate stagnant water near homes.

Adopt Your Best Friend: July 31st is Mutt's Day

A cute dog or cat can make a family or home complete. Instead of buying your friend or new family member, adopt an animal from one of the many animal organizations on the island! Support Long Island ...

Ebola Outbreak a Threat to the U.S.?

Since March the largest Ebola outbreak in history has infected at least 1,200 people and killed more than 670 of them, including two Americans. What's the chance of it spreading to the U.S.?

Facebook Ending Message Support on Mobile App, Forces Users to Download Separate Messenger App

In a move liable to frustrate many mobile users, Facebook is discontinuing its messaging service through its primary app.

Unconventional Grilling & Cooking Techniques

Learn about new, unconventional ways to cook your favorite grill foods this summer!

Schumer: Over 40k Long Islanders with Disabilities Face Huge Financial Burden

Plan Creates Tax-Advantaged Savings Accounts, Like those for College, To Help Parents Better Afford Medical Care, Education, Transportation & Other Services

Efforts Continue to Eradicate Invasive Giant Hogweed Plants

DEC Warns New Yorkers to Avoid Giant Hogweed Plants & Report New Locations.

NCPD: Man Found Drowned at Syosset Woodbury Park

A Woodbury man was pronounced dead after attempts to resuscitate him failed.

Movie Roundup: Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Lucy’ Tops ‘Hercules’ at Weekend Box Office

Scarlett Johansson in Lucy beat out Dwayne Johnson, a.k.a The Rock in Hercules at the weekend box office.

Gasoline Stations Charging Up to 25% Surcharges for Credit Card Users

Legislator William Lindsay III has released the following message.

Gotta Stay, But Want a Vacay: Long Island Staycations

Flights, car rentals,and hotels can be pricey when you leave the island, but if you stay close to home for your vacation, you will have a great time and save money. Check out all the great ways ...
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