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First National Bagel Eating Contest to be Held Tomorrow in Huntington, New York

The National Bagel Association will hold its first annual "National Bagel Eating Contest" tomorrow, February 7th in Huntington.

Two More Coastal Storms Approaching LI on the Heels of Winter Storm Lexi

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for both Nassau and Suffolk Counties as an offshore storm with the potential to produce accumulating snow approaches the region.

Cupid's Corner: Long Island Valentine's Day 2016 Events for Kids

Valentine's Day isn't just a holiday for adults, it's for kids too!

Green Vale Students Train with Richie Barshay Trio

The Green Vale School welcomed noted jazz percussionist Richie Barshay to campus on Thursday, January 28. Barshay held percussion-based workshops with grades 4-8, giving students the opportunity to learn globally-inspired jazz elements.

Multi-Agency Study Finds Sources of Fish Kills in the Peconic River

A collaborative study between the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS) and researchers at Stony Brook and Cornell Universities has identified the multiple causes of three separate fish kills in ...

Trio Arrested for Vandalizing Businesses & Vehicles Across Huntington Village

Suffolk County Police have arrested three men in connection with damaging several businesses and vehicles in Huntington Village in November.

Winter Storm Lexi Snow Totals - Lexi Transforms LI into Winter Wonderland in Time for the Weekend

Winter Storm Lexi, which went from nothing to worry about to a storm that prompted dozens of districts to cancel classes for the day has left LI with a fresh coat of snow.

Nassau County SPCA: Remember Your Pets During Winter Storm Lexi

Don't forget about your pet's welfare and safety during Winter Storm Lexi!

NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County & Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau County Due To Winter Storm Lexi

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County and Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau County, which will both be in effect until 3 PM on Friday.

Winter Storm Likely to Dump More Snow on Long Island

Two weeks after a massive blizzard struck the region, another winter storm is expected to drop more snow on Long Island overnight.

Governor Cuomo Announces State Police DWI Enforcement During Super Bowl Weekend

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies statewide will crack down on impaired driving during Super Bowl weekend from Saturday, February 6 until midnight, February 8.

Governor Cuomo Announces Additional State Actions to Combat and Address Zika

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed the New York State Department of Health to expand the free Zika virus testing program for all pregnant women who have traveled to areas where the infection is ongoing, regardless of ...

Scam Alert: NCPD Advises Public of Telephone Callers Posing As the IRS

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.

Submissions For 19th Annual Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) Open Now Through March 1st!

Nassau County Film Commissioner Debra Markowitz recently announced that Filmmaker submissions for the 2016 Long Island International Film Expo are now open!

Green Vale Students Perform 'Fiddler on the Roof'

Last month, the Green Vale 5th grade performed the classic play ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ – a formidable task due to its length.

2-1-1 Long Island Database: When You Need Help. Get Connected. Get Answers

Each year on Feb. 11 (2/11), United Way launches a statewide initiative 2-1-1 to educate communities about the valuable free, online directory of health and human services’ agencies and programs available in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Mangano Announces Nickerson Beach Cabana Lottery

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that registration for the 2016 Nickerson Beach Park Cabana Lottery will begin on Monday, February 29th and will run through Monday, April 25th.

The Empty Bowls Project Flourishes at Adelphi

Adelphi University makes bowls to fight hunger on Long Island.

Fly Casting Clinics and Instructional Courses at 2 LI State Parks

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that “Fly Casting Clinics” and instructional courses will be offered at two Long Island State Parks.

Assemblywoman Solages Honors Good Samaritan of the Month: Gina Burnett

Good Samaritan of the Month: Gina Burnett takes great pride in serving her community.
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