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Middle School Girls Encouraged to Explore Engineering as a Career with Girls Inc. and National Grid

Students toured the Northport Power Plant and spoke to inspiring women engineers.

Music From The Emerald Isle: St. Patrick’s Day Concerts

Although not all of theses concerts take place on St. Patrick’s Day, they all will have you reveling in the Irish spirit!

Books & Stories That Take Place on Long Island

Long Island is not only home to many libraries and bookstores, it is also the setting for many of the books themselves!

Winter 2015: How Does it Compare to Long Island’s Past Winters?

Winter storms seem to be non-stop this year, but it’s still not the worst Long Islanders have death with.

March 2 is Read Across America Day! Celebrate with These Local Children’s Authors

Also known as Dr. Seuss Day, this notional holiday encourages reading for kids of all ages.

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!

Winter 2015 Author Appearances, Readings & Book Signings

Check out these great author appearances, readings, and book signings for both kids and adults happening this Winter around Long Island!

Open Play Places for Kids to Let Out Cooped Up Energy

This week is mid-winter recess for most kids, but no school doesn't mean they have to be bored at home everyday. Head out to one of the many open play places!

Get Creative This Winter With Kids Craft Workshops

Let your child’s creative side soar by signing them up for one (or more!) of these craft workshops on long Island!

No Work Tomorrow? 5 Spontaneous Road Trip Destinations for Presidents’ Day

Go all out with your Presidents’ Day Weekend celebration this year by taking an impromptu road trip!

Have Fun after a Full Day of Work with These Ideas

Whether you work 40 hours a week or 50 hours a week, there's still time after work to do fun things that can help you unwind and de-stress.

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!

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 & ...

Flooding & Icy Roads to Create Messy Evening Commute Monday

With snow, rain, slush, and ice continuing to build up on roadways, Monday's Evening Commute is gearing up to be a wet, wintery mess.

Where to Earn Girl Scout and Boy Scout Badges on Long Island

Looking for places for your scouts to earn their badges? Check out these businesses and museums and book your scouting event today!

Second Winter Storm Set to Hit Long Island Sunday Evening into Monday Afternoon

It looks like all this snowfall isn't over yet for Long Island!

Travel Ban Lifted in Nassau, Blizzard Warning Remains in Effect in Suffolk

The National Weather Service declared “white out conditions” expected throughout Tuesday.

State of Emergency Declared for Long Island as Locals Brace for the Worst

In a press conference at 2 PM today, Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a State of Emergency for Long Island.

Local Schools Plan Early Releases Today, Closures Tomorrow in Preparation for "Historic Storm"

With tonight's road conditions being described as "life threatening", and "extremely dangerous" by the NWS, numerous schools across Long Island have opted to dismiss students early today, and close tomorrow.
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