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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.

Local Haunted Houses to Get Your Heart Racing

Give yourself some thrills and chills at a haunted house or spooky walk through the woods!

First Company Pink Holding Second Annual Pink Pumpkin Patch Breast Cancer Fundraiser

For the second year in a row, First Company Pink will be holding their annual Pumpkin Patch Breast Cancer Festival Thursday, October 8th at 3:00PM on the lawn of the County Executive Office at 1550 Franklin Ave, ...

Snyder Family of Lindenhurst Awarded in the Fresh Air Fund's Annual Photo Contest

Lindenhurst residents, the Snyder family, celebrated the pure joys of summer with The Fresh Air Fund and were among the winners of The Fresh Air Fund’s 2015 Photo Contest!

Nassau Bar Association To Help US Citizenship Applicants at Free “Citizenship Interview Demonstration” October 22

Immigrants who are getting ready to take the final steps to become American citizens can receive some free assistance through the Nassau County Bar Association’s seminar, “US Citizenship Interview Demonstration,” on Thursday, October 22, 2015, 6 - ...

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Lulubelle, Alexander & T.T.!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Lulubelle, Alexander & T.T.!

Long Islanders Gear Up For the 4th Annual Arts Alive LI Celebration to Help Boost the Local Economy

Long Island Arts Alliance and Bank of America are proud to announce Arts Alive LI 2015 – a unique collaborative initiative that aligns with regional priorities to help Long Island become culturally and economically richer, a more ...

Long Island Braces for Impact as Hurricane Joaquin Strengthens to Category 4

Strong winds and rain could bring flooding to Long Island even before Hurricane Joaquin potentially hits.

Mangano And North Shore-LIJ Partner To Help Returning Veterans Enter The Workforce

To support veterans transitioning from the military to a life and career back at home, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and North Shore-LIJ Health System President & CEO Michael Dowling today announced a free workshop, entitled ...

LongIsland.com’s 2015 October Family Fun Guide: Tricks and Treats at LI’s Festivals, Hikes, and Spooky Halloween Haunts

Make the most out of October by scheduling your month full of Fall Festivals and Halloween fun!

Mangano And U.S. Olympic Coach To Host Taekwondo Tournament Benefiting Girl Scouts Of Nassau County

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and former United States Olympic Coach and Korean-American Businessman Grand Master Yeon Hwan Park today announced that the 2015 New York Open Taekwondo Championships and Korean Cultural Festival will be held ...

Mangano Invites Residents To Join The "Walk To End Domestic Violence"

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano encourages residents to join Domestic Harmony Foundation (DHF) at their 4th Annual “Walk to End Domestic Violence” on Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Eisenhower Park ...

Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness and Local Fundraising Efforts

Celebrate breast cancer awareness month by contributing directly to your local research institutions and breast cancer centers.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Blacky, Bandit, Moca, Copper, Bill & Sarah!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Blacky, Bandit, Moca, Copper, Bill & Sarah!

Record Number of Plungers Expected to be “Freezin’ for a Reason” at the Town of Brookhaven Polar Plunge To Benefit Special Olympics New York

Special Olympics New York and the Town of Brookhaven invite you to join the hundreds of others who will be “Freezin’ for a Reason” on Saturday, November 21, 2015 for the 6th Annual Town of Brookhaven Polar ...

11 New York Fallen Firefighters to Be Honored at National Memorial Service October 4

The 34th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will honor 11 firefighters who died in the line of duty from New York.

Canstruction® Long Island 2015 Design Competition in its Ninth Year

In its ninth year, Canstruction® Long Island, Inc. is proud to announce its 2015 design/build competition will take place October 29, 2015 to help fight hunger on Long Island.

Long Island Fight for Charity to Announce Boxer Matchups at Carlyle At The Palace

Long Island Fight for Charity volunteer boxers will learn their opponents at Long Island Fight for Charity Boxer Matchup Reception.

Paws of War Expands to Start Therapy Dog Program to Honor U.S Air Force Veteran

Pairing service dogs with military veterans suffering from PTSD has proven to help the healing process.

North Shore Animal League's Four Legged Friends: Meet Daisy, Louie, Jade & Riley!

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

LIRR to Streamline Ticketing Procedures

The Long Island Rail Road wants customers to know that a number of changes to little-used ticketing procedures that have faded in popularity are taking effect at the beginning of October.
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