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If you're actively involved in the community, or you care about local Long Island charities and causes, make sure to keep in the know with Long Island's Community articles. Focusing on issues that matter most to the local community at large, these articles provide you with information about the good works of local charities, as well as the issues that matter to Long Islanders most.

Locals Enjoy Sunny Skies and Warm Weather on St. James Day

Despite the change of seasons St. James Day was graced by summery temperatures, making the annual festival all the more fun!

LongIsland.com’s 2014 October Family Fun Guide: Celebrate the Beginning of Fall With Festivals, Fairs, Concerts, and Other October Fun

October brings with it lots of festive fun! Check out this month’s fairs & festivals, Oktoberfest events, live musical performances, and other October fun you won’t want to miss.

Bellone Signs Bill With Historic Amendments to County Human Rights Law

The law will include a process for administrative hearings in the County on all founded complaints of discrimination.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; a month dedicated to raising awareness through local events.

Local Steals & Deals: National Coffee Day Freebie, Never Ending Pasta Bowl Offer & Other Promotions

National Coffee Day is here! Check out where you can catch a free cup of joe. If you love pasta, you'll also want to hear more about the Never Ending Pasta Bowl offer at Olive Garden as ...

Must See 2014 Fall Theatre Productions

Get lost in a live performance and soak up some culture at a Long Island theater this Fall!

Savor Oktoberfest with these Traditional German Delights

Celebrate Oktoberfest with these delicious German recipes!

Public Gets Access to Ellis Island Hospital Complex after More Than 60 Years since Its Last Admittance

It's been more than 60 years, but now the public can get an inside look at Ellis Island Hospital where arriving immigrants were cared for when they got sick or when they were left to their dying ...

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Pretty Girl is a Smart Cookie Too

Pretty Girl is a two year old German Shepherd who was found wandering the streets, but has since made a great addition to her foster family. Adopt her, and let her be the new member of your ...

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Fun Festivals, Music Festivals, Dog Show & Other Entertainment

Get ready for a weekend packed with festivities, a dog show and other great entertainment on Long Island!

2014 Halloween Guide: Haunted Houses, Trick-or-Treating & Tons of Scary-Good Fun!

From evenings filled with terrifying thrills and chills to afternoons filled with family fun, there’s tons of Halloween Entertainment to enjoy this season!

A Sunday Morning Success: Paul Drum’s Breakfast Fundraiser: A Mermaid and Pirate Experience

The successful fundraiser held on Sunday, September 21st reeled in locals and visitors alike to support the good cause.

EEA Announces Selected Artists for Downtown Riverhead Fire Hydrant Design Project

Announcing Selected Artists - ALL FIRED UP ON MAIN! Fire Hydrant Design Project in Downtown Riverhead. New Fire Hydrant Artwork will Debut on October 12 at Riverhead Country Fair!

Silver Alert Issued for Central Islip Man Suffering from Schizoaffective Disorder

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Central Islip man male who suffers from Schizoaffective Disorder.

Visitors and Locals Have a Ball at the 2014 Greenport Maritime Festival

Plenty of maritime merriment was had this weekend at the Greenport Maritime Festival!

Governor Cuomo and Nassau County Executive Mangano Join Volunteers for Parks and Coastal Cleanup on Long Island

21st Annual Oyster Bay Harbor Fall Cleanup Day Takes Place alongside Expanded Volunteer Effort Involving Town, County and State Locations throughout Region

Climate Change March Takes Place in NYC

Activists marched today to raise awareness for climate change.

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!

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!
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