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Dogust The 1st - Universal Birthday For All Shelter Dogs

FREE Adoption Special For All Dogs Six Months And Over!

Long Island Has a Scary Oversaturation of Haunted Houses, How Chamber of Horrors NY Stands Out among the Rest

Long Islanders have a lot to choose from this October when it comes to picking the best fright in town, there are close to twenty haunted attractions listed on lihauntedhouses.com; Halloween is growing as a holiday and ...

Celebrate Halloween in August at Haunt Faire

Halloween is the 2nd biggest holiday in America, with Christmas coming first; its spooky adversary is gaining up and it shouldn’t surprise anyone that there are people who are ready to get scary early.

County Issues Advisory against Bathing at 25 North Shore Beaches Due to Heavy Rainfall

Due to the heavy rainfall that occurred overnight, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 25 beaches. The advisory is based on the potential for the presence of bacteria at ...

Blydenburgh County Park Advised to Suspend Nighttime Activities as Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Commissioner of Parks Greg Dawson has been notified and advised to suspend activities at the park during the hours of 6 p.m. and 8 a.m.

Deer Park Man Arrested for Stealing Multiple Catalytic Converters

Suffolk County Police arrested a man yesterday for stealing twenty-four catalytic converters throughout the county in the last month.

August is Tree Check Month. A Hug is Fine, But It’s the Look that Can Help Save the Nation’s Hardwoods

A stroll in the park. The backyard barbeque. Hiking in the woods. Dusting off the tree swing. Summer outdoor activities offer a prime opportunity to help protect the nation’s hardwoods from a potentially landscape-altering pest, the Asian ...

2nd Central Pine Barrens Commission Hearing on Kent Animal Shelter Rebuilding Plan Scheduled For Aug. 19

The Central Pine Barrens Commission will hold a second public hearing on the Kent Animal Shelter’s site plan application during its monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 19 at 3PM at Brookhaven Town Hall.

LongIsland.com’s August 2015 Family Fun Guide: Street Festivals and More Fun to Toast the End of Summer!

Make the most of the last month of summer vacation with these great fairs, festivals, and outdoor events!

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Rex, Zoomie, Amy, & Jessie James!

Lets work together to find these adorable adoptables a furever home today!

William Floyd NJROTC Earns Distinguished Unit Honors

For the first time in its 34-year history, the William Floyd Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) has been designated a “Distinguished Unit” for the NJROTC Area 4.

Pesticide Application Scheduled for August 1

If weather permits, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part of its ongoing effort to control adult mosquitoes.

Mangano Announces Emergency Shelter For First Responder Families At Island Trees High School

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano was joined today by Legislator Dennis Dunne and the Superintendent of Island Trees School District Dr. Charles Murphy in announcing plans to create an emergency shelter for families of first responders ...

Mangano Announces 5K Run & Dog Walk To Benefit Veterans With Disabilities

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, County Legislators Dennis Dunne, and Wells Jones, CEO of America’s VetDogs, today announced a 5K Run and Dog Walk to benefit veterans with disabilities.

MTA LIRR Releases Draft Environmental Assessment of Mid-Suffolk Yard-Ronkonkoma Yard Expansion Project

MTA Long Island Rail Road today made public a study that assesses the potential environmental impact of its proposed Mid-Suffolk Yard / Ronkonkoma Yard Expansion Project, which would enlarge the LIRR’s existing Ronkonkoma electric train yard just ...

Multiple Vehicles Damaged in Massapequa, NCPD Investigating

The Seventh Squad is investigating multiple Criminal Mischief’s that occurred on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 3:00 am in Massapequa.

Governor Cuomo Announces $56 Million in Improvements Along Route 347 on Long Island

Governor Cuomo announced completion of two projects worth $56.1 million to help transform State Route 347 on Long Island from a high-volume corridor into a safe, multi-modal, environmentally sustainable boulevard for motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users.

DEC Announces Sporting License System Improvements

Improvements to the state Department of Environmental Conservation's sporting license-issuance and game harvest reporting system are in place in time for this year's hunting season, DEC Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman announced today.

Man Shot at Bay Shore Barber Shop, SCPD Investigating

Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred at a Bay Shore barber shop early this morning.

Woman Nabbed for Stealing Over $129k from Lake Success Employer

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of New York City woman for Grand Larceny that occurred on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 3:40 pm.
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