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Looking for the best things happening right now on Long Island? Whether it's holiday cheer, seasonal fun, or a big special event, we've got you covered with the inside information on all of the great events happening around Long Island.

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.

Give a Toast to the End of Summer with the Ultimate Labor Day BBQ

Throw the best Labor Day barbecue with these unique recipes and money-saving tips!

Majority of Americans Traveling this Labor Day Before Summer Comes to an End

Labor Day holiday travel is expected to reach a historic high since 2008, according to AAA. Cost of gas, car rental, airfare and hotel...

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Food & Cultural Festivals, Marvel Superheroes and More

From festivals to shows, this Friday and weekend on Long Island is going to be packed with fun things to do.

Purr-fect Idea for All Pets: August 22nd is Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day

Many homes have cats and other pets, and part of loving these pets is taking them to the veterinarian for a check-up and for shots. So, check out all the places to take your pets for a ...

Movie Roundup: TMNT and Guardians of the Galaxy Prove Staying Power as ‘The Expendables 3’ Fails to Even Make 3rd Place at the Box Office

Even new release 'Expendables 3' couldn't push 'TMNT' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy' out the of the top spots at the weekend box office. Could piracy be the factor that killed 'Expendable 3' at the movie box ...

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.

Local Steals & Deals on Awesome Summer Dining

Looking for savings on dining to go along with your summer fun on Long Island? Here's some savings from Sbarro, KFC, and Outback Steakhouse!

Lively Labor Day Weekend 2014 Festivals

There are lots of lively festivals going on this Labor Day Weekend for Long Islanders searching for something fun to do.

LongIsland.com’s 2014 Labor Day Weekend Fun Guide

Summer is drawing to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Labor Day Weekend is right around the corner filled with plenty of fun activities for all.

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.

Nifty Nature Made Crafts For Kids

Going out to the craft store to purchase lots of supplies can get expensive. Why not use things around you in nature instead!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Watermelon Festival, Disco Night and Music Concerts

Get out there and enjoy summer on Long Island with these hot spots!

After the Storm: Responding to Record-Breaking Rain

Over 13 inches of rain fell in parts of Long Island, causing flooding to roads and homes alike.

Advisory Issued Against Bathing at 66 Suffolk County Beaches Due to Heavy Rainfall

Runoff from intense rainfall has increased bacterial levels in numerous beaches.

Rainfall Totals: How Wet Did Your Town Get

The August 13th rainstorm dumped as much 13 inches of rain in some areas.

Foul Floodwater: What To Do After A Flood

With the aftermath of yesterday’s heavy rainfall, now more than ever, it is imperative to know what to do after a flood occurs.

Update: Islip Declares State of Emergency after Rain Floods LI

Islip received over 13 inches of rain in a single day.

State of Emergency Allows Islip Crucial Goods To Aid In Recovering From Record Rainfall

Town of Islip Supervisor Tom Croci has signed an official State of Emergency, under Article 2B of New York State Executive Law, that will allow the Town to obtain crucial goods and services in an expedited manner ...
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