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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.

Governor Cuomo and Nassau County Executive Mangano Join Volunteers for Parks and Coastal Cleanup on Long Island

21st Annual Oyster Bay Harbor Fall Cleanup Day Takes Place alongside Expanded Volunteer Effort Involving Town, County and State Locations throughout Region

Climate Change March Takes Place in NYC

Activists marched today to raise awareness for climate change.

The Best in Free Fall Events: Apples, Music, and Fishing Festivals

Free events can be found all over the island, ranging from music festivals to fishing events for the whole family!

Opt for Mass Transit This September 22 in Honor of Car Free Day

Give the environment and your engine a break this Monday, September 2nd in honor of the 2nd Annual Car Free Day on Long Island!

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Best Buds Sparkle and Remington Want to Brighten Your Day

Forever friends Sparkle and Remington are looking to be adopted together, and will bring their new owner plenty of joy, company, and entertainment!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Festivities near the Harbor, Comedy & Other Events

Before we say good-bye to summer, get out there and enjoy all the fun festivities taking place near the harbor. Also head out to all the other great nightlife events throughout Long Island.

DEC and State Parks Release State Open Space Conservation Plan for Public Comment

Public Comments Accepted Through December 17; Public Hearings to be Held Statewide.

From a Town Shelter on Long Island to Service Dog Training, Rescued Dog Unites with Air Force Veteran

From the Town Shelter on Long Island to Service Dog Training, Rescued Dog Unites with Air Force Veteran

Enjoying the East End this Autumn: Wine Tasting, Foliage, and More

Pick a weekend to go on a day trip to Long Island's beautiful East End and take part in some great fall activities, including apple and pumpkin picking, wine tasting, and fall foliage.

Volunteer for National Courtesy Month

September is National Courtesy Month! Volunteer for a local organization and make a difference in your community!

New York Knicks and Chase to Host Clinic at Refurbished Courts in Roosevelt

Clinic and Court Dedication in Mackey Park is Part of the Basketball in the Boroughs and Beyond Program

The NY Knicks Join the Paul Drum Team!

The New York Knicks are giving to a great cause at the East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation's Annual Maritime Festival.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Relish the Golden Years with Daisy the Dachshund

Daisy is a 10-12 year old dachshund rescue who loves to be held and lives for snuggling!

Nassau County SPCA Delivers 9600lbs of Dog Food

The food was donated to Long Island Cares' Baxter's Pet Pantry.

Suffolk County SPCA Remembering 9/11

Members of the Suffolk County SPCA reflect on 9/11.

September is Suicide Awareness Month

Leg. Browning, Response of Suffolk and Assoc. for Mental Health & Wellness to Host Public Seminar at Mastic-Moriches- Shirley Library on Sept. 16.

Locals Have a Blast at the 2014 East Northport Festival

The 19th Annual East Northport Festival was a huge hit with locals and visitors alike!

SCPD: Port Jefferson Woman Reported Missing

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to locate a missing Port Jefferson woman who may be suicidal.

September’s Fall Festivals for All Things Autumn

As we wave summer farewell, keep the entertainment going by hitting a local fair or festival as we ease into fall.

Patriot Day 2014: 9/11 Memorial Ceremonies and Events

September 11th, 2001 is a day that our state and nation will never forget. Commemorate those who were lost on that tragic day with the many memorial ceremonies and events taking place on Patriot Day.
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