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Long Island Has a Scary Oversaturation of Haunted Houses, How Chamber of Horrors NY Stands Out among the Rest

Long Islanders have a lot to choose from this October when it comes to picking the best fright in town, there are close to twenty haunted attractions listed on lihauntedhouses.com; Halloween is growing as a holiday and ...

Celebrate Halloween in August at Haunt Faire

Halloween is the 2nd biggest holiday in America, with Christmas coming first; its spooky adversary is gaining up and it shouldn’t surprise anyone that there are people who are ready to get scary early.

August is Tree Check Month. A Hug is Fine, But It’s the Look that Can Help Save the Nation’s Hardwoods

A stroll in the park. The backyard barbeque. Hiking in the woods. Dusting off the tree swing. Summer outdoor activities offer a prime opportunity to help protect the nation’s hardwoods from a potentially landscape-altering pest, the Asian ...

LongIsland.com’s August 2015 Family Fun Guide: Street Festivals and More Fun to Toast the End of Summer!

Make the most of the last month of summer vacation with these great fairs, festivals, and outdoor events!

Mangano Announces 5K Run & Dog Walk To Benefit Veterans With Disabilities

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, County Legislators Dennis Dunne, and Wells Jones, CEO of America’s VetDogs, today announced a 5K Run and Dog Walk to benefit veterans with disabilities.

DEC Announces Sporting License System Improvements

Improvements to the state Department of Environmental Conservation's sporting license-issuance and game harvest reporting system are in place in time for this year's hunting season, DEC Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman announced today.

Movies Under the Stars at Smith Haven Mall

Smith Haven Mall will transform its Lifestyle Village into an outdoor cinema as it hosts Movies Under the Stars, a weekly event featuring family-friendly films on a big screen.

Long Island Music Hall of Fame Inductees Chuck D & Eric B. Make Guest Appearances on WUSB's The Sounds of Film

On Thursday, July 30 at 8 P.M., two of hip hop's biggest stars, Chuck D. and Eric B., will be making guest appearances on the Sounds of Film Radio Show, which airs on Stony Brook's WUSB.

Tips for Observing the Perseid Meteor Shower and Summer’s Other Starry Nights

The Earth will be passing through the Perseid meteor shower in the second week of August, so prepare yourself to spot some of the brightest meteors across the night sky!

Mangano Announces Salute To Veterans Concert Starring Tony Orlando And The USO Liberty Bells At Eisenhower Park's Lakeside Theatre

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre will host the Salute to Veterans Concert starring Tony Orlando and the USO Liberty Bells on Saturday, August 1st.

Guinness World Record™ Marathon Challenge, All Proceeds Will Be Donated to Autism Speaks LI

On August 11-15, 2015, Darren Stakey will attempt to break the Guinness World Records™ for the Longest Singing Marathon and Longest Marathon Playing Piano at The Outerbanks Restaurant, Indian Island Golf Course in Riverhead, NY.

Celebrate Historic Coney Island - 5th Annual History Day on Saturday, Aug. 8th

Enjoy live music, dancing and history at the 5th Annual History Day at Deno's Wonder Wheel Park, Coney Island's oldest amusement park, and the Coney Island History Project exhibit center.

Owner of World’s Most Extreme Haunt Creating New Scare Experience in NY, Controversial Extreme Scare Experience Moving to LI

Owner of the world’s most extreme haunted attraction, Russ McKamey, is seeking a new place to operate his show and he’s got his eyes set on Long Island.

LIAACC General Membership Meeting to Be Hosted By Membership Committee

On August 26, 2015 the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) is hosting its general membership meeting at the Freeport Library located at 144 West Merrick Road, Freeport, New York.

DEC and State Parks Offer Free Fishing Clinic at Hempstead Lake State Park

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) I FISH NY program, in cooperation with New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, & Historic Preservation, will offer a free freshwater fishing clinic.

2015 U.S. Open Arena Polo Championship® Returns to Long Island

The United States Polo Association today announced that the 2015 U.S. Open Arena Polo Championship® will return this Sunday, July 26 to Country Farms Polo Club in Medford, Long Island, New York for its fourth year.

The Marty Lyons Foundation Celebrates 30th Celebrity Golf Classic Supporting Wishes of Children with Severe Illness

Sports legends and celebrities recently teed off in The Marty Lyons Foundation's 30th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic in support of Foundation's mission to grant the special wishes of children with life threatening or terminal illnesses.

“America’s Love Affair with the Motorcycle… Continues” on Exhibit at the WMHO's Educational & Cultural Center

Due to the success of last year’s exhibit the Ward Melville Heritage Organization is once again hosting “America’s Love Affair with the Motorcycle…Continues” now through September 7.

DEC Announces Adoption of New Fall Hunting Seasons for Wild Turkey

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today adopted new regulations to shorten fall turkey hunting seasons in New York State due to a declining turkey population across the state.

Mangano Invites Residents To Attend Long Beach International Film Festivals' "Taste On The Beach"

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites residents to attend Long Beach International Film Festivals’ (LBIFF) “Taste on the Beach” event on Friday, August 7, 2015 taking place on the beach between National Boulevard and Edwards Boulevard ...
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