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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.

Police Officer Saves Boy Suffering from Allergic Reaction

A Suffolk County Police officer saved a Nesconset boy who was suffering from an allergic reaction by injecting him with an EpiPen at his home yesterday.

Scam Alert: Legislator Anker & SCPD Warn Suffolk Residents to Beware of Scams

Legislator Sarah Anker (D- Mt. Sinai, 6th Legislative District) reminds Suffolk County residents to be aware of the many scams being conducted through mail, telephone, and the internet.

Winter Wrap Up: Activities to Enjoy Before the End of the Season

Most people can't wait for spring to arrive, but while we're still in winter, make sure to take advantage of all of the activities you can only do now!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Elton John, Janis Joplin Tribute Concerts, Mardi Gras, Hockey & More

Enjoy a weekend of music, beer tasting, shows, hockey and more!

Stay Cavity-Free with Tips around Dental Health Month

Keep your kids and your pet's teeth cavity-free with tips as February is National Children’s Dental Month and Pet Dental Health Month!

Feb 20 is Love Your Pet Day! Where to Adopt a Pet if You Don’t Already Have One

Consider one of these animal shelters for finding your next pet.

Islip Town Urges Residents to Follow Important Town Codes During Inclement Weather

As Islip Town continues to battle severe winter weather, residents are reminded that there are specific codes in place to address the proper removal of snow and ice, as well as codes relating to the parking of ...

Staycation Fun for February Break: Crafts, Hiking, Museums and More!

Keep yourself and your kids busy this February break with activities that are sure to interest every member of the family!

Free-For-All Fun: Free Kids Events Happening This February & March

You don’t have to empty out your wallet this season to provide your kid’s with some Winter fun! Check out these free kids events happening on L.I.!

Mangano: Massapequa Pet Vet To Donate A Canine Bullet-Proof Vest To NCPD K-9 Unit

Dr. Ned Horowitz, owner of Massapequa Pet Vet, will donate a canine bullet-proof vest to the Nassau County Police Department K-9 Unit.

Dee Snider Announces 2015 Ride To Fight Hunger On Long Island To Benefit Long Island Cares, Inc.

Dee Snider, singer, songwriter for Twisted Sister, actor and television and radio personality will once again lead thousands of motorcycle riders in his annual ride for charity on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the Town of Hempstead ...

Year of the Sheep: Celebrating the Chinese New Year

Celebrate the Chinese New Year, which begins on Thursday, February 19th, and learn something new about China and Chinese culture!

Valentines Fun for Those Without a Sweetheart

No plans for February 14th? No problem! Check out these fun things to do on Valentine’s Day!

Upcoming Charity Events: Give Back to the Long Island Community

Here are some charity events in February and March.

The 18th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count and Where to Bird Watch on Long Island

Do your part and don’t miss out on the 18th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count!

Branch Out & Buddy Up Because February 11th is, “Make a Friend Day!”

This February 11th, “Make a Friend Day,” is the perfect opportunity to attend an event, class, or activity and make some new friends!

The North Fork Breast Health Coalition's Inaugural Pink Pearl Gala Honors Dr. Joseph Duva

The North Fork Breast Health Coalition is holding its first gala to raise funds for breast cancer patients and survivors who live on the North Fork.

February is Black History Month: Famous African Americans from Long Island

With the arrival of February comes the arrival of Black History Month!

WMHO's Dinosaur Daze Back By Popular Demand

Following the largely successful movie, “Walking With Dinosaurs,” and back by popular demand, Dinosaur Daze offers three fun-filled days of events for kids age 3 through 5 on February 18, 19 and 20 at WMHO’s Educational & ...
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