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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.

Where to See Floats, Lights, and Even Santa Himself: A Holiday Parade Guide

Holiday parades are starting to hit the streets this weekend, so get your lawn chairs and blankets ready for some holiday fun!

The 2014 Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting: Brightening Up NYC for the Holiday Season

Welcome the holidays this year by watching the 82nd Annual Rockefeller Center Tree lighting!

Seasonal Shopping Stops: Thanksgiving Weekend Craft Shows & Fairs

Get a head start on your holiday shopping by starting this Thanksgiving weekend!

NFPA: Thanksgiving is the Leading Day For Home Cooking Fires

Three times as many cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving than on an average day.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Plays & Musicals at High Schools, Thanksgiving Themed Pet Parade and More

Get out to enjoy some of Broadway's best through performances at the local high schools! Also find other events and entertainment to complete the end of your week.

May Your Days Be Merry & Bright: Christmas Tree Lightings

It’s that time of year! Time to start planning which local Christmas tree lightings you’ll be visiting!

Winter Bucket List 2014: Long Island's Indoor & Outdoor Seasonal Fun That You Won't Want to Miss!

Winter’s got its own special set of fun things to do - get the scoop right here!

Canstruction LI 2014 Design Competition Collects Over 28,000 Cans of Food

Annual event has donated over 290,000 cans of food over 8 years.

SCPD Silver Alert: Mastic Teen Suffering from BiPolar, Depression Missing

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Mastic teen who suffers from bipolar disorder and depression.

Ho, Ho, Ho, SantaCon is Coming to Town of Riverhead!

This year, instead of making the trip all the way to NYC for their annual SantaCon, head to Riverhead for their 1st ever SantaCon!

Family Volunteer Day is Nov. 22: Volunteer as a Family to Help Your Community

Build memories and help children learn the values of kindness and giving back by volunteering as a family!

Give Back This Thanksgiving With These Local Charities

Do something for your community this holiday season.

How to Make the Most out of Your Local Parks for the Winter

Don’t ditch your park this year just because it is getting colder out – try some of these activities to make the most of your favorite park.

Suffolk County, PSEG Long Island, LI-GEO Unveil New Geothermal Energy Code to Assist Homeowners and Businesses

Alternative Energy Code Provides Blueprint for Future Geothermal Installations.

2014 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: A Beloved Family Holiday Tradition

Only 2 more weeks until Thanksgiving and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!

Mangano Announces Annual Thanksgiving Native American Feast At Garvies Point Museum And Preserve

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Garvies Point Museum and Preserve will be holding the Annual Thanksgiving Native American Feast on Saturday, November 22nd and Sunday, November 23rd from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mangano Launches “Dispose My Meds Program”

The “Dispose My Meds Program”is being launched in an effort to confront and halt the growing environmental threat of discarded pharmaceuticals finding their way into our bays, estuaries and landfills.

NCPD Scam Alert: IRS Phone Scam Advisory

County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter are urging citizens to be vigilant when receiving telephone solicitations or emails from persons identifying themselves as employees of the Internal Revenue Service.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Musical & Theatrical Performances and More

Get ready for a weekend full of musical and theatrical performances on Long Island!
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