Long Island Seasonal & Current Events News Coverage





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.

Darkside Haunted House: A Terrifying Experience to Thrill All Halloween Lovers

Darkside has been terrorizing Long Island for nearly two decades, keeping haunt lovers coming back every year for more thrills and chills!

Peconic Landing to Host Guide Dog Foundation For the Blind

Peconic Landing is excited to announce it will be hosting the not-for-profit Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and its sister organization America’s VetDogs for an educational presentation and demonstration.

Where to Find a Great Pumpkin and Learn Carving and Decorating Techniques

Learn how to turn your boring gourd into something extraordinary at one of these workshops.

Jewish Women “Knead It Together” at the Great Long Island Challah Bake, Wed. Oct 21

In a fun evening of Jewish unity, hundreds of Nassau County women will partake in the aromatic, delicious, and spiritual tradition of making challah bread together, in preparation for a Jewish day of rest that a million ...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Collecting Toys For Kids in Need This Holiday Season

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that she is collecting new, unwrapped toys on behalf of Toys for Tots through December 11th.

DEC to Host Memorial Ceremony For Fallen Officer

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Division of Law Enforcement is hosting a graveside memorial ceremony in honor of Game Protector (GP) William T. Cramer.

Suffolk's Equestrian Team Captures First Blue Ribbon of '15 Season

Suffolk County Community College Equestrian Team rider Brittany Diez of East Islip successfully clears a fence during a recent show.

Smith Haven Mall Goes 'Mission Pink' with Susan G. Komen to Fight Breast Cancer

Smith Haven Mall today announced that it will be participating in a national engagement with Susan G. Komen® to support the fight against breast cancer, engaging employees, retailers and shoppers in ‘Mission Pink®’ events throughout the month ...

Comptroller Maragos Promotes Roslyn Artist Xiomaro’s “Theodore Roosevelt’s Sagamore Hill: The ‘Unseen’ Summer White House” Photographic Exhibit

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, in collaboration with County Executive Edward Mangano and the National Parks Service’s Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, will host a photo exhibit displaying over 40 large color photographs, created by Long Island ...

Starry Nights Showcases Classical Music and Jazz at Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook University Friday, November 6 at 8:00 pm

Starry Nights, a unique chamber music concert that brings stars of the classical music world to the Staller Center Recital Hall at Stony Brook University, will include a Haydn String Quartet, a Brahms Sextet, and a trumpet ...

Mangano: Resource Fair To Help Displaced A&P Workers

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced support for the 700 Nassau County residents that face unemployment and displacement as A&P, which owns Waldbaum’s and Pathmark on Long Island, begins closing stores due to bankruptcy and ...

A Trek Through NYZ Apocalypse: An Interactive Experience Unlike Any Haunted House

Offering thrills like no other haunt, there's little question why NYZ is open year-round.

Calling All Designers For 2nd Annual Festival of Trees at the Port Jefferson Village Center

Planning for the spectacular 20th Annual Port Jefferson Charles Dickens Festival has begun and we are proud to present the Second Annual Festival of Trees at the Port Jefferson Village Center.

Suffolk County SPCA Reminds That October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. The link between Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse is well known and victims often delay or refuse to leave the home for fear of what is going to happen to their ...

Rain and Wind Cause Power Outage on LI while Hurricane Joaquin Tracks Further Out to Sea

Hurricane Joaquin continues to track away from LI, but a separate storm has already caused flooding and knocked the power out for some Long Islanders.

Local Haunted Houses to Get Your Heart Racing

Give yourself some thrills and chills at a haunted house or spooky walk through the woods!

First Company Pink Holding Second Annual Pink Pumpkin Patch Breast Cancer Fundraiser

For the second year in a row, First Company Pink will be holding their annual Pumpkin Patch Breast Cancer Festival Thursday, October 8th at 3:00PM on the lawn of the County Executive Office at 1550 Franklin Ave, ...

6th Annual Over 50 Fair Rate a Success Again

The Over 50 Fair once again had a successful run on September 27 at the Melville Marriott.

Impact from Joaquin Appears Less Likely, Flood Advisories Remain in Effect

More models show Hurricane Joaquin moving out to sea, but flooding is still possible on Long Island.

Long Island Singer Ann-Dee Releases "Rapping With The Witch"

Ann-dee, as a follow up to her song “Wicked Halloween Rumble,” decided to rap for this Halloween and recently released her song “Rapping With The Witch,” which has already charted on CD Baby as a top hip ...
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