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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.

Mangano Proclaims September Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano lit the dome of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola yellow.

Long Island Fight for Charity to Announce Boxer Matchups at Boxer Matchup Reception

Long Island Fight for Charity boxers will learn their opponents on Monday, October 5, 2015 at the organization's Boxer Matchup Reception.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Kayla, Quinn, Hal, Walker, Flamingo and Happy!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Kayla, Quinn, Hal, Walker, Flamingo and Happy!

Mangano Welcomes America's Vetdogs To Old Bethpage Village Restoration

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and his wife Linda, along with their dogs Rocky and Max, attended the 1st Annual Long Island America’s VetDogs Run & Dog Walk at Old Bethpage Village Restoration.

Missing Person Alert: Michael Adragna Last Seen in Massapequa Park

Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department are seeking the public’s help in locating the pictured Missing Person (Michael Adragna).

Albertson First Responders Celebrated in Hometown Ceremony

Yesterday, members of the Albertson Fire Department and the leadership of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York gathered to honor two of their own.

ACLD Enviable Life Ball Supporting Individuals with Learning & Developmental Disabilities

ACLD's Enviable Life Ball on October 8, 2015 to raise funds to help individuals with learning and developmental disabilities.

14th Annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run Continues To Honor Fallen 9/11 Heroes This September

The patriotic sacrifice and selfless courage of 9/11’s fallen heroes will be honored during the 14th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers (T2T) 5K Run & Walk in New York City on Sunday, September 27, 2015, starting ...

Acting DA Singas Announces Renewal of Grant to Woman’s Opportunity Rehabilitation Center

Acting DA Madeline Singas joined the staff, volunteers, supporters and clients of the Woman’s Opportunity Rehabilitation Center (WORC) today to announce her office’s renewal of a grant to help keep the 30-year-old organization running for another year.

Free Lifesaving Overdose Prevention Seminars Offered In September And October

o help save lives and further combat the Heroin epidemic, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced free Overdose Prevention Seminars offered to residents in September and October.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 September Family Fun Guide: Apple Picking, Town Fairs, 5Ks, and More Ways to Keep Active in Autumn!

School is back in session, but there is plenty of fun to be had on the weekends and after school!

New York’s Largest African American Chamber Gearing Up to Strengthen African American Business Owners Capacity in the Region

The founders of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce saw a significant gap and formed the chamber to begin to rebuild the social and economic fabric of the communities it serves on a daily basis.

CSHL’s 22nd Annual Golf Tournament Raises $230,000 for Research and Education

On June 16th, 184 golfers took to the greens at Piping Rock Club for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL)’s 22nd annual golf tournament. Run by golf chairman Eddie Chernoff, the outing brought in $230,000.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Gladys, Maggie, Little Bit, Larry, Risley and Chili!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Gladys, Maggie, Little Bit, Larry, Risley and Chili!

Leg. Lindsay III Tours Updated Facility for Mental Health Program

Recently, Skills Unlimited, an affiliate of Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) hosted Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay III to their newly updated Mental Health SUCCESS PROS facility.

Rep. Rice to Host Women- & Minority-Owned Business Resource Fair on Thursday

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice is hosting a Women- and Minority-Owned Business Resource Fair on Thursday, August 27th, at the Freeport Recreation Center from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Educate to Save Long Island’s Farming Legacy

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, in cooperation with the nonprofit Mount Sinai Heritage Trust and with dozens of volunteers, planted the native plant pollinator garden at the North Shore Heritage Park in Mount Sinai on Tuesday, August ...

Leg. McCaffrey Competes in Legislature Vs. County Executive Softball Tournament

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently competed in the County Legislature vs. County Executive Softball Tournament, which took place at the Hauppauge Youth Organization’s Sports Complex.

North Shore Animal League's Four Legged Friends: Meet Duke, Hook, Lily & Mary!

Four Legged Friends is a weekly column by Bariann Browne, lifelong Long Island resident and communications coordinator for North Shore Animal League America.

Legislator Anker to Launch Pilot Garden to Save Our Local Pollinators and Support Local Farms

With the rapid decline of our local pollinators, including monarch butterflies and bees, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, with the help of local volunteers, will plant an Educational Agriculture Support Initiative (EASI) pilot garden on Tuesday, August ...
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