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Skip the Super Market and Try a Farmers Market: Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Now that the weather is improving, farmers markets are beginning to start functioning for the year. Try some local produce and goods!

NASA's LADEE Spacecraft Crashes into the Moon

After completing its mission and surviving a Lunar eclipse, the LADEE spacecraft has impacted the far side of the moon.

Educational & Eco-Friendly Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Celebrate Earth Day by taking part in these fun and educational crafts that the entire family will enjoy!

Mark Your Calendar - National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 26th!

Have prescription drugs that you no long use or that have expired? Dispose of them properly through an initiative with the Drug Enforcement Administration on April 26th.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Big Laughs, Roller Skating, Theater and Easter Parades

Easter is right around the corner! On top of the many Easter celebrations, enjoy comedy shows, theater performance and much more on Long Island!

Celebrate Long Island's State Parks at I Love My Park Day on May 3rd!

Sixteen parks across Long Island will hold volunteer events as part of the third annual I Love My Park Day on Saturday, May 3.

Celebrate the Savory Aroma of Garlic with these National Garlic Day Recipes!

Keep vampires at bay with these recipes that are brimming with the pungent flavor and smell of garlic!

Long Island Cares Veterans Project Mobile Outreach Unit Returns to Suffolk County United Veterans

Suffolk County United Veterans received another visit to the John J. Lynch Vets Place shelter from the Long Island Cares Veterans Project Mobile Outreach Unit, loaded with 652 pounds of fresh produce and 181 pounds plus of ...

The Day After Tax Day: What to Do With Your Tax Refund

Everyone's taxes were due yesterday and many of you are waiting patiently for your tax returns. As you wait, start thinking about what you will do with your tax refund!

We Aren't Out of the Woods Yet: NWS Issues Freeze Warning for LI, Metro Area

Just when we thought Spring had finally arrived, freezing temperatures begin to threaten April flowers.

Enjoy an Elegant Easter Dinner - Recipes for Favorites Your Family Will Love!

This year, try adding something new to your time-honored Easter dinner traditions.

Skip the Store and Make Your Own Tasty Easter Candy with these Recipes!

Instead of buying candy, make your own great-tasting Easter sweets this year.

Income Tax Filing Deadline Is Here, Get Extra Time to File!

If you haven't filed your income taxes yet and don't think you can meet the April 15 deadline, here's what you need to know!

Movie Roundup: Close Race to the Top of the Weekend Box Office with Captain America and Rio Sequel

The two popular movie sequels, Captain America and Rio, were neck and neck at the weekend box office. See what other movies are releasing this week!

MTA & LIRR Announce Start of Major Restoration Project on the Railroad’s Long Beach Branch

$120 Million Earmarked for Superstorm Sandy Reconstruction Work that Will Improve Railroad Resiliency by Strengthening Branch against Future Storms.

Take Care of Our World: Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd!

Life can be so fast paced that we can forget about the importance of our environment. Be sure to reflect this Earth Day on ways to keep our home safe.

Easter Portrait Deals and Savings to Tasty Meals!

Treasure the moment of kids in cute Easter outfits with portraits! There are plenty of savings offers available in this week's Local Steals & Deals along with dining deals.

Tips for Avoiding Ticks this Season

Take these precautions to avoid illnesses that come from ticks.

April Showers? Lyrid Meteor Shower & Blood Moon to Wow Stargazers This Week

Over the course of two weeks our night sky will be treat us to a universal show.

Dollar Store Deals: Stock Up on Spring Necessities

Whether you are looking to fill up your Easter baskets or to start your garden, you can do both on the cheap with these great dollar store finds!
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