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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 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.

Long Island Cares, Inc. to Open New Humanitarian Center in Huntington Station

Regional food bank to expand upon Harry Chapin's vision with third local satellite location.

Fun Halloween Events for Pets

Expand the fun of Halloween to pets! Your four-legged friends can participate in pet parades, pet costume contests and more Halloween fun events.

New York Lottery Now Rolling Out New Multi-State Game with National Game Show Tie-in

Unprecedented Monopoly Millionaires’ Club™ draw game and TV Show combine to make more and more millionaires.

Sesame Workshop and PSEG Help Families on Long Island Get Ready for Emergencies

New Sesame Street resources seek to help families develop an emergency plan together.

ZombieWorld: Surviving the Psychotic Practice of Maniac Monsters

You are the maniac doctor's newest lab rat...will you escape to tell the tale or end up like all those who came before you? Test your luck this Halloween season at ZombieWorld!

SCPD Hate Crime Alert: Threatening Letters Sent to Long Island GLBT Network

Suffolk County Police Hate Crimes Unit detectives are investigating an incident during which a threatening letter was sent to Long Island GLBT.

The Nassau County SPCA Invites Everyone to the 2nd Annual Nassau Barkfest

Pet food donation boxes will be available to help feed hungry pets.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Fall Carnival Fun, Young Frankenstein Musical & More

Get in the swing of fall with these fun events, performances and more for the end of the week!

New York Islanders and American Red Cross Encourage Hockey Fans to Donate Blood

Come out to Donate October 16 and Receive a Pair of Islanders Tickets

Nassau County Medical Officials to Discuss Ebola Crisis Training for Police, Firefighters and EMS

Information on the latest updates regarding the Ebola virus and methods used for personal protection will be provided.

Images of Modern America: Fire Island – Fire Island’s 50th Commemorated

As Fire Island celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its National Seashore’s Enacting Legislation, and almost two years after Hurricane Sandy, the recent release Shoshanna McCollum’s Images of Modern America: Fire Island is very timely indeed.
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