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2015 Memorial Day Parades on Long Island

Celebrate Memorial Day by attending some local parades all across the Island!

Inaugural Hamptons International Comedy Festival to Launch at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa

Festival founder, Jason Dudek has partnered with LDV Hospitality and Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa to host a two-day comedy extravaganza from May 28 – May 29, 2015 starting at 8 p.m.

Suffolk SPCA Offers Pet Safety Tips for Memorial Day

Memorial Day is celebrated to honor the men and women in the military, who served our country and who gave their lives in battle to keep us safe. It is also a time to remember the many ...

Mangano, Singas & Krumpter Announce Aggressive Stop DWI Initiative for Memorial Day Weekend

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Acting District Attorney Madeline Singas and Police Commissioner Tom Krumpter today announced that the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) will conduct an extensive DWI enforcement initiative this Memorial Day weekend.

No Construction-Related Lane Closures During Busy Travel Weekend

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that road and bridge construction projects on New York State highways will be suspended from 6 a.m. on Friday, May 22, to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, in order to ...

USDA Offers Summer Food Safety Tips in Advance of Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, and many Americans will celebrate with cookouts, camping, road trips, and other activities that involve food.

Mangano Announces 2015 Blockbuster Summer Concert Series Line-Up At Lakeside Theatre

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the summer concert lineup at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park.

Long Island Native Raising Funds For All-Terrain Wheelchair to Participate in Tough Mudder Long Island

Local Patchogue resident, Jarrett Dreyer, plans to participate in Tough Mudder Long Island, a 10-12 mile obstacle course challenge that is the ultimate test of strength, grit, stamina and teamwork.

Long Island Rail Road Adding Extra Trains for Memorial Day Weekend

MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide ten additional early-afternoon train trains from Penn Station on Friday, May 22, for customers planning an early start to the Memorial Day Weekend.

Suffolk County Illuminates Dennison Building in Blue in Recognition of National EMS Week, May 17 through 23

Suffolk County, for the ninth year in a row, is paying tribute to the county’s EMS providers by lighting the H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge in blue, the nationally recognized color that symbolizes the emergency medical ...

Long Island State Park Improvements Well Underway as Summer Season Begins

As the summer season kicks off Memorial Day weekend with the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach and the opening of the swimming season this weekend, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation ...

Mangano Welcomes Lee Greenwood To Eisenhower Park On June 5th

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that Lee Greenwood will perform at Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre located in East Meadow, on Friday, June 5th. Admission is free. The show will begin at 7:00 ...

USA Boxing Sanctioned Bouts to Be Held at the Historic Suffolk Theater in Riverhead, NY

For the first time ever, the Historic Suffolk Theater on the East End of Long Island will be promoting boxing on Friday, June 5, 2015.

Screamin’ Sasquatch, Jack Link’s Jet Waco To Make Rare Air Show Appearance

This year at the Bethpage Air Show, more than 400,000 people will see the Screamin’ Sasquatch™, Jack Link’s® Jet Waco perform maneuvers no other aircraft can, on an all-American holiday weekend commemorating Memorial Day.

Senator LaValle Announces Summer Reading Program for Students

Senator Ken LaValle invites all students up to the 8th grade to join the NY State Senate’s 2015 Summer Reading Program.

Mangano Announces Free, Family-Friendly International Music Nights At Lakeside Theatre

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the County Parks’ International Music Nights Concert Series will kick off this year on Sunday, May 31st at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park.

Belmont Stakes Update: Reserved Seating Sold Out; General Admission Still Available Exclusively through Ticketmaster

In advance of the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes on June 6 and Triple Crown candidate American Pharoah's run for horse racing immortality, the New York Racing Association (NYRA) announced today that all reserved seats for ...

Share The Beauty of Your Community with a Fresh Air Child This Summer

This summer, share the beauty of your community with a Fresh Air child while enjoying the pure joys of summer in your own backyard!

SCPD Traffic Advisory: Road Closures for 2015 Centereach Memorial Day Parade

The Suffolk County Police Department Sixth Precinct is advising motorists of a road closure in Centereach on May 24th.

Celebrate Memorial Day with a Boom: Local Fireworks Displays on the Island

Celebrate Memorial Day by checking out some cool firework displays!
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