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Winter Storm Lexi Snow Totals - Lexi Transforms LI into Winter Wonderland in Time for the Weekend

Winter Storm Lexi, which went from nothing to worry about to a storm that prompted dozens of districts to cancel classes for the day has left LI with a fresh coat of snow.

Nassau County SPCA: Remember Your Pets During Winter Storm Lexi

Don't forget about your pet's welfare and safety during Winter Storm Lexi!

NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County & Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau County Due To Winter Storm Lexi

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County and Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau County, which will both be in effect until 3 PM on Friday.

Winter Storm Likely to Dump More Snow on Long Island

Two weeks after a massive blizzard struck the region, another winter storm is expected to drop more snow on Long Island overnight.

Governor Cuomo Announces State Police DWI Enforcement During Super Bowl Weekend

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies statewide will crack down on impaired driving during Super Bowl weekend from Saturday, February 6 until midnight, February 8.

Mangano Announces Nickerson Beach Cabana Lottery

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that registration for the 2016 Nickerson Beach Park Cabana Lottery will begin on Monday, February 29th and will run through Monday, April 25th.

Fly Casting Clinics and Instructional Courses at 2 LI State Parks

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that “Fly Casting Clinics” and instructional courses will be offered at two Long Island State Parks.

DEC Accepting Applications for Pheasant Release Program

The application period for the cooperative Day-Old Pheasant Chick Program to enhance opportunities for pheasant hunting in New York is now open, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today.

Bellone Invites Residents to Healthcare Careers Recruitment Drive

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone invites residents interested in healthcare careers to a recruitment drive Thursday Feb. 11, 2016.

Mangano Announces Spring 2016 Lifeguard Instruction Course

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the schedule for the 2016 Spring Lifeguard Instruction Courses at the Nassau County Aquatic Center.

Governor Cuomo Warns Consumers of New Tax Season Scams

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today alerted consumers to new tax season scams from individuals posing as Treasury representatives.

Bellone, Suffolk Officials and Veterans Announce 2nd Annual Suffolk County Marathon

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone was joined by Suffolk County legislators, state officials, local veterans, members of the running community and the Greater Long Island Running Club today to announce the 2nd Annual Suffolk County Marathon: Freedom ...

Mangano: President's Week Crafts And Activities At Garvies Point Museum And Preserve

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Nassau County will host President’s Week Crafts and Activities from Saturday, February 13th through Saturday, February 20th at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve.

Mangano Announces Registration Dates For Spring Session Fitness Classes At The Aquatic Center

Building upon his Fit Nassau initiative to help residents live a healthy lifestyle, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano that registration for the 2016 Spring Session Land and Aquatic Exercise Classes at the Nassau County Aquatic Center ...

Legislators Bill Lindsay & Rob Calarco Honor Bayport Civic President and Grand Marshal Bob Draffin

Suffolk County Legislators Bill Lindsay and Rob Calarco recently honored Bayport Blue Point Chamber of Commerce’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal Bob Draffin at their annual parade dinner.

Mangano Commemorates 11th National Wear Red Day In Nassau County

Nassau County residents join their counterparts across Long Island this Friday, February 5th, to focus attention on and raise funds to fight the nation’s number one killer of women: cardiovascular disease.

Luge World Championships End: USA’s Mazdzer 4th, West 6th in Men’s Singles; US 5th in Team Relay

The United States departed the luge World Championships on Sunday in Bavaria with three fourth place finishes after Chris Mazdzer’s second fourth of the weekend.

The 19th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count: Birding Events & Where to Go Bird Watching on Long Island

It’s time to get out those binoculars, do your part and count the different birds you encounter on L.I.!

MUSIQUE: Motown to Disco and Rock and Roll, Features Recent Suffolk Grad

Suffolk County Community College Theater Arts graduate Mary Seymour (2014, center in photo) is a member of the ultimate dance party group, MUSIQUE, that will perform at Suffolk County Community College’s Van Nostrand Theater on Saturday, March ...

Down, Set, Hike: Super Bowl 50 Viewing Parties Happening Across Long Island

Capture the excitement of Super Bowl 50 by heading out to one of the many Super Bowl parties taking place on Long Island!
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