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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.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Halloween Fun, Dancing, a Chocolate Festival & More

Get ready for a weekend of extended Halloween fun! There are also plenty of family-friendly events running.

The Scoop on Safe Trick or Treat Events Across LI Halloween Weekend

Let Kids Grab their Sweet Treats this Halloween without having to worry at a Safe Trick or Treat Event Halloween Weekend!

Governor Cuomo Releases Report on State's Recovery From Superstorm Sandy

Released on Two-Year Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Report Outlines State's Progress in Building Back Better and Increasing Resiliency.

Celebrate National Model Railroad Month, Events on LI throughout November

Model railroad layouts are an attraction to kids and adults alike and with the holidays around the corner, several will be out on display on Long Island in November! November is also National Model Railroad Month where ...

National Cats Day Wednesday October 29th

The Suffolk County SPCA is reminding everyone that Wednesday October 29th is National Cat's Day.

Grab Your Running Sneakers for a 5K Race on Long Island!

Push play on your favorite exercise playlist and register for a 5K race this November!

Petition to Ban Quick Release Water Soluble Fertilizer On Long Island: An Open Letter from Marshall Brown

Long Island needs your help, and now. Nitrogen pollution, mostly from the 500,000 septic tanks in Nassau and Suffolk, is causing massive algal blooms that are wiping out entire ecosystems.

Long Island Cares, Inc. Begins Warehouse Expansion And Additional Support For Satellite Locations

With $734,930 in Social Service Block Grant for future disaster preparedness.

SCPD Investigating Lake Grove Civil War Cemetery Desecration

SCPD is seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person(s) who stole flags from Civil War graves and damaged property at a cemetery in Lake Grove in October of 2014.

Reflections: Two Years After Hurricane Sandy

With this year marking the 2 year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, let’s take a look back at the storm and the effect it has had on us.

Get your Scare on at Spooky Fest! Take a Peek Inside this Family-Friendly Territory

Get the inside scoop on the Spooky Walk and other family-friendly entertainment held at Spooky Fest!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Halloween Boat Burning, Bowling in Costume & Other Entertainment

The weekend before Halloween is packed with entertainment on Long Island. Find events like a Halloween costume bowl-a-thon, boat burning and more!

Teams Ready to Do Battle at Canstruction Long Island Design/Build Competition

A/E/C Industry and Students Alike Ready to Fight Hunger and Build Relationships on Long Island.

Get Prepared to Show You Care: October 25th is "Make a Difference Day"

Make a difference this October 25th with some of these generous, philanthropic ideas!

5th Annual Thrill Long Island Event to Take Over Islip Town Hall on October 25th

Long Island Zombies are once again preparing to join the ranks of thousands of zombies around the world in an attempt to break the world record for the largest simultaneous performance of Michael Jackson’s "Thriller".

NCPD & Local Fire Departments Rescue Over a Dozen in Mineola Building Collapse

The Public Information Office reports the details of two male victims being injured in an incident that occurred in Mineola on October 17, 2014 at 10:00 am.

Hauppauge Receives Google eCity Award for New York

Independent research firm IPSOS and Google recognize strongest online business community in each state.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Comedy with Bill Cosby, George Lopez & Other Entertainment

Looking for entertainment outside of the Halloween theme for this weekend? Check out the comedy shows, stage performances, a pet reptile expo, an antique auto show and much more!

Objects of Witness: Testimony from Holocaust Artifacts,” New Exhibit at Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center, Opens November 2nd

“Objects of Witness: Testimony from Holocaust Artifacts” will be on display from November through April at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center in Glen Cove.

Mangano And LI Crisis Center Announce New Mental Health And Substance Abuse Helpline

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, in conjunction with the Long Island Crisis Center, today launched a new 24 hour a day, seven day a week Mental Health Substance Abuse Helpline, (516) 227-TALK.
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