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Gregory and Anker Plan Two Hearings To Examine Local Impact of Pell Grant Freeze

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory and Legislator Sarah Anker, chairwoman of the Legislature’s Education and Information Technology Committee, and Dr. W. Hubert Keen, President of Farmingdale State College, invited student leaders from Suffolk County’s higher ...

Suffolk Professor in Prestigious International Climate Change ‘Myth-Busting’ Group

Suffolk County Community College’s Scott Mandia, Professor of Physical Sciences and Assistant Chair is part of a prestigious international team of select science department researchers who are contributing to a new course offered by The University of ...

Ward Melville High School Performs at the Walt Disney World Resort

Members of Ward Melville High School Three Village Patriot Marching Band", Concert & Women's Combined Ensemble, and Concert Band became stars of their own Disney show on April 9-11 when they entertained resort guests at the Magic ...

Smithtown Teen Going the Distance for Community With First Sunken Meadow Recycling Project 5K Race & Half Mile Fun Run

Smithtown West High School Junior Rachel Gladstone is organizing the first Sunken Meadow Recycling Project 5K Race and Half Mile Fun Run as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award.

Long Island Hurricanes Youth Mountain Bike Teams Race and Starts the Season for Mountain Bike Racing

Long Island Hurricanes Youth Development Mountain Biking Team rode their first race this spring and start the season with a roar in Long Islands most prestigious mountain bike race, The Brands Muddy Tire.

Nassau Public Libraries Launch New Mobile App

In conjunction with National Library Month, the Nassau Public Libraries is launching their new mobile app.

Support Our Planet Earth by Attending Some Fun and Educational Earth Day Events!

Celebrate Earth Day by attending some of Long Island's upcoming events!

Nine High School Students Arrested For Fight That Injured Teen Earlier This Month

Nine High School Students Arrested For Fight That Injured Teen Earlier This Month.

3 Uniondale High School Students Arrested for Spending & Distributing Fake $20s

The Major Case Bureau reports the details of three arrests for criminal possession of forged instruments that occurred in Uniondale on Wednesday, 03/11/15 at 11:00 A.M.

Mars Rover Design Earns Suffolk Student a Trip to Johnson Space Center

Suffolk County Community College student Ian Kotler is an Earth & Space Sciences major with an Astronomy emphasis. Ian's Mars Rover design earned him a trip to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

Fun and Free Events on Long Island this April and May

Here are the best events you can enjoy in the next couple of months - without having to pay!

Spring Nature Programs at Local Parks and Preserves

Get outside and open your mind with these educational experiences to learn about creatures ranging from seals to bats!

Scrumptious Pi Day Pie Recipes

Celebrate 3.14 with math and sweet pies to share with friends.

How Much Snow Has Your Town Received? Snow Totals for Long Island During Winter Storm Thor

Did your town get the most snow or the least? Check out the snow totals all across the island!

Winter Storm Warning Issued: 4-8 Inches of Snow Expected Tonight into Thursday Morning

With up 8 inches possible tonight into tomorrow, the NWS has upgraded the Advisory to a Winter Storm Warning for Wednesday into Thursday.

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Parts of Long Island Tuesday into Wednesday

Right on the heel's of Sunday's surprise snow storm, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau & Western Suffolk, which will go into effect tomorrow afternoon.

All About the Ides of March

Most everyone has heard of the phrase, “The Ides of March,” but do you know why we use that phrase? Let’s find out!

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!
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