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Lovable Lunchbox Notes to Leave the Kids

Surprise the kids this year by leaving them cute little lunchbox notes!

Back to School in Style with New Fall Trends

Lego and Frozen are still super popular, and also look for some classic, more adult styles, such as boho chic and leather jackets, to pop up with younger kids.

Avoiding the Freshman 15: Ways to Stay Health Conscious at School

Don't let the dreaded Freshman 15 sneak up on you while you're away at school. There are plenty of ways to exercise and stay healthy in college.

AG Schneiderman Announces Funding to Equip SUNY Campus Police With Life-Saving Heroin Antidote

Schneiderman: Making Naloxone Available to Campus Police Could Save Students’ Lives and Give Them a Second Chance

How Well Can Your Child Draw? It Can Be an Indicator for Later Intelligence

Take a closer look at the next drawing your child makes. It can be an indicator of intelligence at a later age.

Governor Cuomo Announces Recipients Of $340 Million in Pre-Kindergarten Funding

Program encouraged creativity through competition; Awards given to full-day pre-kindergarten programs across New York.

From Planes to Flight: August 19th is National Aviation Day!

August 19th is National Aviation Day! Check out the various ways to celebrate the science of aeronautics.

All About Antiquing: Finding Unique Treasures on Long Island

Long Island is a wonderful place for collectors to find unique treasures, rare collectables, and valuable antiques.

Get in the Back-to-School Mindset: Mentally Getting Ready for School

You may have all of the supplies, but are you mentally ready for back-to-school. Check out our tips on making sure you are mentally ready.

Packing Prep For Freshmen Leaving To Go Away To College

A helpful last minute off-to-college checklist to help freshmen get ready for their next big adventure.

Getting Ready for Back-to-School: The Things You Need

Class schedules in most school districts have been administered, so that means back-to-school shopping has begun! Check out our tips for the things you need for back-to-school!

Savings on Back-to-School Physicals, Dining at Applebee’s and Baby Travel Gear

Don't miss out on savings to youth physical checkups at Walgreens as well as gift card dining deals at Applebee's and a rebate offer on Graco baby travel gear in this week's edition of Local Steals & ...

How to Find Serious Back-to-School Savings at Your Local Thrift Shops

Save more this year by buying new-old clothes, backpacks, lunch bags, and more at your local thrift store.

DIY Dorm Crafts & Decor: Bringing A Little Long Island To School

Want to bring a little bit of home to school with you? Here are some Long Island inspired crafts for when you miss home the most.

August 9th is Book Lover's Day: Long Island Events for Book Lovers

August 9th is a day for people to take a break and enjoy a book. In addition to enjoy a book, there are many book related events going on on the island not only the 9th, but ...

Bromance, Selfie, Hashtag among the 5,000 Words Added to Scrabble Dictionary

The last update was in 2005. Now Scrabble players can refer to 5,000 new words added to the latest edition of the game's dictionary to score.

Packing for College: Getting Ready to Move to Campus

It is time for back to school for college students. With classes starting very soon at universities, first-timers and experienced college students will be heading to campus. Check out our list of great tips to help pack ...

Local Steals & Deals for Back-to-School Savings

Soon before you know it another school year is about to begin. Now's the time to stock up on school supplies with these great local steals & deals!

Summer Meteor Showers: Looking Out for the Perseids

Look up and gaze at the sky as the awe-inspiring Perseids meteor shower passes overhead.

Keeping Sunny Spirits Up: Rainy Day Fun

Don’t let rain put a damper on your day! There are plenty of fun things to do on Long Island, rain or shine.
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