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Raising a family in New York has its own set of advantages and trials, and our Family & Parenting section can help to provide you with tips and tricks from other local Long Island parents. From keeping the kids quiet on long car rides, to the best recreation spots, we've got you covered with insights on the topics that matter most to parents.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Spectacular Holiday Shows & Events

Don't miss all the spectacular winter holiday shows and events taking place at the end of this week!

Non-Traditional Treats to Leave Out For Santa This Year

Surprise Santa this year with some non-traditional treats!

Stay Safe While Celebrating this New Year's Eve

This New Year's Eve, remember to take some simple safety precautions before enjoying the holiday festivities.

Winter Break Staycation Fun & Festivities

Make your upcoming Winter Break that much better by engaging in some Winter Break staycation fun on and around Long Island!

Looking to Ski this Winter? Long Islanders Don’t have to go Far!

There are many ski mountains within just a few hours of Long Island.

Cheerful Christmas Themed Party Ideas - Ugly Sweater Party, Cookie Exchange Party & More!

Get your friends and family together, and in the holiday spirit, for a fun Christmas themed bash!

How to Spend your Christmas Day - If you Don’t Celebrate Christmas

You may not celebrate the holiday, but you can still enjoy a great day off work.

A Trip Through Beautiful Displays and Holiday Vignettes at the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County Holiday Light Show

Brighten up your holiday season with the Girls Scouts of Suffolk County Holiday Light Show!

Stuff Stockings with Cheer Without Breaking the Bank: Stocking Stuffers Under $10

This Christmas, you won't have to skimp on fun when it comes to stuffing stockings - there are plenty of great gifts under $10 that your family is sure to love!

SCPD Missing Persons Alert: Brentwood Mother & Child Missing

Suffolk County Police are seeking the public’s to help locate a missing Brentwood woman and her daughter.

DIY Ornaments They’ll Keep Forever

Make an ornament for that special someone that will capture the perfect moment in their lives!

Not Home for the Holidays? Find a Great Place for the Pets to Stay While You're Away!

If you're going away for the holidays make sure your beloved pets are well taken care of with these Long Island pet services!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Jingle Bar Crawl & Christmas Performances

Holiday events and performances are packing the calendar! For the end of this week, enjoy the Jingle Bar Crawl in Huntington and performances like Peter Pan, T'was the Night before Christmas and more!

Host Your Holiday Gathering Without the Hassle: Christmas & Hanukkah Catering

The holidays are right around the corner which means now is the time to start planning out catering options for your annual holiday gathering!

LongIsland.com's 2015 New Year's Entertainment Guide: Welcome 2015 in Style Right Here on Long Island!

Welcome 2015 in style this December 31st, and say goodbye to 2014 with tons of fun!

Suffolk County Legislators File Legislation to Terminate School Speed Zone Cameras

Five Suffolk County Legislators have filed legislation to put an end to Suffolk County’s controversial proposed move to install school speed zone cameras.

DIY Gift Baskets - Make Your Own Amazing Holiday Gift Baskets at Home for Half the Cost!

This holiday season, create personalized gift baskets for your friends and family right at home. You'll be able to add in all the things that they love for a fraction of the cost of purchasing pre-made baskets!

Keep Your Family Safe this Holiday Season: Christmas Tree Fire Safety

Here are tips to selecting, setting up and decorating your Christmas tree safely in the home.

Celebrating the Festival of Lights with Menorah Lightings on Long Island

Get in the holiday spirit by attending a menorah lighting ceremony right here on Long Island!

Thinking of Giving a Pet for the Holidays?

Please adopt, don't shop!
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