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Designing Your Own One-of-a-Kind Scarecrow

Making a scarecrow is far more fun than buying one, and you can even style it exactly the way you want it!

Suffolk County SPCA Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic September 20

Vaccinations will be given in front of the Islip Town Hall.

Cases of Serious Respiratory Virus, EV-D68, Confirmed in Children in NY

In addition to the flu season coming upon us, parents and children also need to be vigilant of a serious respiratory virus, called EV-D68. Its spread is causing some children to be hospitalized.

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!

Gambling with Confidence: Are You Sure about That?

CSHL scientists uncover the neural basis of confidence in the rat brain.

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!

Suffolk County SPCA Holds Annual Free Rabies Clinic

There will be a free clinic on Saturday, September 20, in Islip.

Get Your Flu Shot! Flu Season Begins as Early as October, Says CDC

It can take two weeks for your body to develop full protection after receiving a flu shot. Health officials are encouraging people to get their annual flu shot in before the start of October.

Update: Man Arrested for Impersonating Nat Grid Representative to Burglarize Homes

A suspect has been arrested in relation to a June burglary.

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.

Nassau County SPCA Provides Fall Pet Tips

There are many things owners can do to keep their pets safe as fall progresses.

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.

Levittown Teen Arrested for Selling Marijuana

Narcotics/Vice Bureau detectives report the arrest of a Levittown male on September 16, 2014 at 9:42 pm in Levittown.

Oktoberfest 2014 Has Arrived On Long Island!

Oktoberfest ist auf in Deutschland für die nächste sechzehn tage! (For the next sixteen days, Oktoberfest is going on in Germany!)

Empire State Lyme Disease Association Seeks to Raise Awareness

The Empire State Lyme Disease Association supports World Wide Lyme Awareness.

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

Bellone to Propose $5 Million in ‘Jumpstart’ Program for Infrastructure Projects

The proposal comes as part of a larger economic development program.

Mount Sinai Student Arrested After Making Bomb, Shooting Threats

A Mount Sinai freshman was taken into custody after allegedly using a social media app, Yik Yak, to threaten to bomb his school.

AG Schneiderman Files Groundbreaking Lawsuit to Block Pharmaceutical Manufacturer From Manipulating Alzheimer's Patients

Antitrust Lawsuit Alleges Drug Company Plans To Force Alzheimer’s Patients To Change Medications In Order To Eliminate Competition and Protect Profits

Tens of Thousands to Lose Health Care Coverage or Financial Aid under U.S. Health Care Law

Deadlines passed and others coming up have tens of thousands at risk of losing health care coverage or financial aid under U.S. health care law by the end of September.
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