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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.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Meet Cinnemon, a People-Pleasing Boxer Mix

Cinnemon is a young boxer mix who learns commands quickly and loves children.

Celebrate Long Island's State Parks at I Love My Park Day on May 3rd!

Sixteen parks across Long Island will hold volunteer events as part of the third annual I Love My Park Day on Saturday, May 3.

Long Island Cares Veterans Project Mobile Outreach Unit Returns to Suffolk County United Veterans

Suffolk County United Veterans received another visit to the John J. Lynch Vets Place shelter from the Long Island Cares Veterans Project Mobile Outreach Unit, loaded with 652 pounds of fresh produce and 181 pounds plus of ...

NCPD Missing Vulnerable Person Alert for Man Suffering from Cognitive Disorder

The Nassau County Police Department has issued a Missing Vulnerable Person Alert for Steven Vitale.

The Day After Tax Day: What to Do With Your Tax Refund

Everyone's taxes were due yesterday and many of you are waiting patiently for your tax returns. As you wait, start thinking about what you will do with your tax refund!

Mineola Resident to Take Part in Upcoming Heartbreak Hill Half-Marathon to Raise Funds for Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

Liz Holzknecht Surpasses Fundraising Goal of $1,000; Sister Attended Camp For Eight Years Before Passing in 2013.

Guardians of Rescue Investigates Online Pet Sales

The national organization is aiming to prevent animals from being sold through the internet.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: There’s Something About Mary

Mary is a sweet and beautiful young Bluetick Coonhound/Hound mix who loves other dogs and children, and is awaiting a family to call her own.

Public Meeting Set on Jones Beach Revitalization Plan

State Parks Also Schedules Series of Meetings with Local Community Groups.

Distracted Driving Awareness Month - Shocking Stats & Tips for Staying Safe

Be aware of the dangers of distracted driving, and put a stop to it by pledging to put your phone away while you are on the road.

Long Island Index: Commercial Vacancy Reduced as LI Recovers from Recession

A report and interactive map released by the Long Island Index shows a decline in empty commercial buildings in Long Island’s downtown areas.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Family Festival, Comedy Fundraiser, Oldies Spring Dance and More Entertainment

Spring's in the air and so is the fun and entertainment for the young and old on Long Island!

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Meet Brock, a Sweet Puggle Pup

Looking for a youthful addition to the family? Brock is a 10 month old puggle puppy looking for a family to spend his life with.

Bethpage Federal Credit Union Supports First-of-Its Kind Grant to Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts

Grants to be Provided to More Than 70 Music Students from North Babylon High School to Cover Such Core Necessities as Supplies, Transportation and Tutors.

Officer and Good Samaritan Rescue Man from Burning Vehicle

A vehicle crashed on Florence Drive in Manorville in the early morning of Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

Long Island Ducks & Long Island Cares Announce 2014 Food Drive Schedule at Bethpage Ballpark

Long Island Cares, Inc. and the Long Island Ducks announce series of food drives to raise awareness of hunger during the 2014 season.

Schumer: Tuition Assistance Program Vital to Recruiting Young Firefighters on LI About to Run Out of Funds

Schumer Launches Campaign To Secure $4.3 Million In Federal Funds.

LongIsland.com's 2014 April Family Fun Guide: Spring Fairs, Earth Day & More Seasonal Fun!

Kick off the Spring season by enjoying some warm weather, seasonal and outdoor fun the whole family can enjoy!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Restaurant Week, Model Train Show, Polar Plunge and More Entertainment

Enjoy great dining along with a variety of entertainment for the end of the week on Long Island!

Bellone Announces: Suffolk County Chosen as IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge Winner for Water Quality Initiative

Suffolk County one of only four municipalities chosen in the United States to receive $500,000 in-kind consultation services.
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