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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.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Tribute Concerts, Mummenschanz, Psychic Readings & More

Making weekend plans on the Island is made easy with all these great shows and performances happening!

Independent Bookstores on Long Island to Visit for an Afternoon of Fun

Looking for something fun to do on a cold Winter’s day? Why not browse the bookshelves at your local independent bookstore!

Winter Break Part II: Fun February Winter Break Camps for Kids

It’s time for Winter Break...Part II!

No Parents Allowed: Kids Clubs & Organizations on Long Island

Keep your kids busy working towards positive goals during their down time by enrolling them into a club/organization for kids on Long Island!

Martin Luther King, Jr. & Black History Month 2015: Upcoming Events

Join in on the numerous events honoring and commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black History Month!

Kid-Friendly Museums to Explore on Long Island

Follow your child's passions and let them grow by exploring the many educational and inspiring museums that Long Island has to offer!

January is National Hobby Month: 10 Fun Indoor Activities Perfectly Fit For Winter

Take advantage of this Winter weather, and National Hobby Month, by taking up a new hobby, or working on an old one!

All About Winter Weather Alerts

Although so far our Winter has been extremely mild, here are some Winter Weather Alerts you should be aware of as the season goes on.

Places on Long Island to Bring Visiting Family & Out-of-Towners

Here are some great ideas of fun things you can do to keep you and your visiting out-of-towners busy!

8 New Years Resolutions You Can Actually Stick To

This year make yourself some resolutions that are actually attainable!

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!

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.

Thinking of Giving a Pet for the Holidays?

Please adopt, don't shop!

Over 1,000 Brentwood Students & Families to Honor Former Principal with 5k Run & Memorial Breakfast

ver 1,000 students, faculty and community members of the Brentwood area will come together to run 3.1 miles in honor of late, high school administrator, Gary Mintz, on Sunday, December 7th, 2014.

Get Crafty With This Year's Gift Giving: 2014 Holiday Craft Fairs

If you still need to get some holiday shopping done make your way over to a holiday craft fair on the Island!

NYS Education Department Announces Nominees for 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Education Commissioner John B. King announced the nomination of 10 New York state high school seniors for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
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