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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.

New 934 Area Code Announced for Suffolk County

Its official, the North American Numbering Plan Administrator has assigned a new area code for Suffolk County.

Guardians of Rescue Place Rescue Dog as Service Dog with Local Veteran for Christmas

With a large number of military men and women returning home and suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Guardians of Rescue wanted to do something to help.

Guide to Regifting: Etiquette Tips to Avoid Embarrassment

Don't shy away from regifting this holiday season with etiquette tips on doing it right!

A Trip Through Beautiful Displays and Holiday Vignettes at the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County Holiday Light Show

Brighten up your holiday season with the Girls Scouts of Suffolk County Holiday Light Show!

SCPD Missing Persons Alert: Brentwood Mother & Child Missing

Suffolk County Police are seeking the public’s to help locate a missing Brentwood woman and her daughter.

NYS Public Service Commission Approves New Area Code for Suffolk County

The New York State Public Service Commission today announced that they have approved the establishment of a second area code for Suffolk County, as 631 telephone numbers are being used up at a record pace.

Suffolk SPCA Seeks Public Help With Large Bird Seizure

The Suffolk County SPCA is seeking help from the public in the wake of the large seizure of birds from a residence in Huntington yesterday.

Bellone Announces Suffolk County’s Inaugural Marathon

Marathon to support local veteran organizations & local businesses.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Jingle Bar Crawl & Christmas Performances

Holiday events and performances are packing the calendar! For the end of this week, enjoy the Jingle Bar Crawl in Huntington and performances like Peter Pan, T'was the Night before Christmas and more!

Suffolk County Legislators File Legislation to Terminate School Speed Zone Cameras

Five Suffolk County Legislators have filed legislation to put an end to Suffolk County’s controversial proposed move to install school speed zone cameras.

DIY Gift Baskets - Make Your Own Amazing Holiday Gift Baskets at Home for Half the Cost!

This holiday season, create personalized gift baskets for your friends and family right at home. You'll be able to add in all the things that they love for a fraction of the cost of purchasing pre-made baskets!

32-Count Indictment Unsealed, Six Arrested In Illegal Dumping Of Construction Debris

Illegal dumping of toxic New York City construction and demolition debris at four locations in western Suffolk.

NCPD Officer Administers Life-Saving Narcan to Overdosed Teen in East Rockaway

The Public Information Office reports the details of an Aided case that occurred in East Rockaway on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 8:52 pm.

Suffolk SPCA to Continue to Distribute Pet Food to the Needy

North County Complex is located on the Northeast Corner of Veterans Memorial Highway and Old Willets Path.

Celebrating the Festival of Lights with Menorah Lightings on Long Island

Get in the holiday spirit by attending a menorah lighting ceremony right here on Long Island!

Scammers Prey on Consumers around the Holidays: What to Watch Out For

The holidays bring around good spirits in most of us, but that is also reason why so many fall victim to holiday scams. Know what to look out for.

A Purrfect Holiday: Pet Photos with Santa and Tips for the Holidays

Check out the many opportunities for pet photos with Santa across Long Island, and be sure to look into traveling tips before packing the animals in the car for your holiday road trip.

Sweet Holiday Spectaculars: Gingerbread House Contests, Workshops & Displays

All over the Island there are various contests, workshops, and competitions all centered on gingerbread houses!

Over 1,000 Brentwood Students & Families to Honor Former Principal with 5k Run & Memorial Breakfast

ver 1,000 students, faculty and community members of the Brentwood area will come together to run 3.1 miles in honor of late, high school administrator, Gary Mintz, on Sunday, December 7th, 2014.

Where to Meet Santa & Snap a Photo This Holiday Season

Now is a great time to go out and get your annual holiday photos with Santa and the kids done!
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