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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.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Take a Run with Ralphie

Ralphie is a six year old Jack Russell Terrier mix who loves to go for walks, and gets along great with kids and other dogs.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Food & Cultural Festivals, Marvel Superheroes and More

From festivals to shows, this Friday and weekend on Long Island is going to be packed with fun things to do.

Suffolk Police Dogs Receive Bulletproof Vests Donated by Vested Interest in K9s

A non-profit organization has donated two protective vests for Suffolk County’s police dogs.

Savor their Golden Years: Activities to Do with Grandparents and Seniors

National Senior Citizen Day is right around the corner, so plan something special with an older family member or friend.

What the Ice Bucket Challenge is Actually Doing for ALS

The social media craze has raised millions for ALS research.

Lively Labor Day Weekend 2014 Festivals

There are lots of lively festivals going on this Labor Day Weekend for Long Islanders searching for something fun to do.

LongIsland.com’s 2014 Labor Day Weekend Fun Guide

Summer is drawing to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Labor Day Weekend is right around the corner filled with plenty of fun activities for all.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Kyla’s Heart Problem Not Stopping This Love Bug

Kyla was rescued from a local shelter where she frequently passed out. Now, she is on a daily regimen of two heart pills, and she is ready to live life to the fullest!

New York State Police Release Results of “Speed Week” Campaign

New York State Police Release Results of “Speed Week” Campaign

State of Emergency Allows Islip Crucial Goods To Aid In Recovering From Record Rainfall

Town of Islip Supervisor Tom Croci has signed an official State of Emergency, under Article 2B of New York State Executive Law, that will allow the Town to obtain crucial goods and services in an expedited manner ...

Governor Cuomo Dispatches Resources to Assist Long Island Recovery from Heavy Rain and Flash Floods

Governor Deploys Equipment and Personnel to Assist in Storm Response; State’s Emergency Operations Center has been Activated.

Long Island Boaters Gather for Hemstock

Hemlock Cove plays host the yearly boating party on the Great South Bay.

Quirky Long Island Roadside Attractions

During your travels around Long Island keep your eyes out for cool, quirky, roadside attractions and landmarks.

Perfectly Practical Summer DIY Housewarming Gifts for Old Friends and New Neighbors

Put together the perfect gift for your friend or family member who has moved, or to your new neighbor to start a beautiful new friendship.

DIY Dorm Crafts & Decor: Bringing A Little Long Island To School

Want to bring a little bit of home to school with you? Here are some Long Island inspired crafts for when you miss home the most.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Brooklen is Your All-Around Good-Natured Kitten

Brooklen is a 4 month old kitten who was saved from a high-kill shelter in South Carolina along with her mother and siblings, who are also available for adoption.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Oldies Spectacular Show, Tribute Concerts & Festivals

Find plenty of music entertainment on Long Island this Friday and the weekend! There are also activities to enjoy like paddle boating and potato contests!

Sayville SummerFest 2014: Celebrating 34 Years of Bringing the Community Together

Check out all the fun! Sayville SummerFest was August 1st, 2nd, & 3rd and LongIsland.com experienced it all!

Silver Alert: Schizophrenic Setauket Woman Missing

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Setauket woman who is schizophrenic.
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