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.

The Vendettas Rock and Roll Holiday Spectacular - Saturday, December 12 at 8 PM

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce The Vendettas: Rock and Roll Holiday Spectacular returns this year on Saturday, December 12 at 8 pm.

MTA New York City Transit, NY Transit Museum Ring in Holidays with Vintage Buses, Subways

MTA New York City Transit and the New York Transit Museum are putting extra magic on the tracks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s annual holiday tradition of rides to the past via its vintage fleet of buses ...

Mangano: Santa's Mailboxes Have Arrived In County Parks From North Pole

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that a special network of Santa’s Mailboxes has arrived in various Nassau County Parks.

Merry & Bright Winter 2015-2016 Holiday Light Shows on Long Island

Get the whole family in the holiday spirit this season by attending a bright and beautiful holiday light show on Long Island!

Mangano Announces "Holiday Party For Wildlife" At Tackapausha Museum And Preserve

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that the Holiday Party for Wildlife will take place at Tackapausha Museum and Preserve on Saturday, December 12th at 1:00 p.m.

Cyber Monday Shopping Guide: Steals and Deals for Savvy Shoppers!

If you're looking to avoid the Black Friday crowds then Cyber Monday is the perfect way to save big!

Bellone, Officials Highlight Great American Smokeout Day

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the world. The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held annually on the third Thursday of November, is a day when smokers are ...

Background on the Pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey

The President celebrated the 68th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation, reflected upon the time-honored traditions of Thanksgiving, and wishes American families a warm, safe, and healthy holiday.

AccuWeather Greets Crowds at the Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Inflation Event in NYC and Launches New Sweepstakes

The AccuWeather MinuteCast® Mobile Team is connecting with fans at today's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Inflation Event in New York City, held before the annual big outdoor parade. AccuWeather prizes and participation in AccuWeather's #winterwishes photo gallery ...

LIRR Offering Extra Weekend Train Service during Holiday Season for Your Shopping, Dining, Sightseeing and Entertainment Pleasure

If your plans for the holiday season includes a trip to New York City for shopping, dining, sightseeing or the theater, then MTA Long Island Rail Road has just made the trip a little easier.

Suffolk County Police Announce Added Holiday Patrols

The Suffolk County Police Department will increase police patrols in shopping centers and on roadways during the holiday season to ensure a safe and enjoyable season for residents of Suffolk County.

Massapequa 10th Grader Rallies Community to Help Make Thanksgiving Possible for Families in Need

For the third consecutive year, Massapequa High School Sophomore Veronica Wetzel organized a holiday food drive in her community that will not only provide a Thanksgiving meal to hundreds of families in need, but will also show ...

Thanksgiving Weather Outlook: High Temperatures Anticipated Across Northeast U.S.

Leave those gloves, hats and winter coats at home - it’s going to be a warm Thanksgiving!

Suffolk Community College Foundation Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

The Suffolk Community College Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

Ms. New York Senior America Pageant Seeks Contestants

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the 2016 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant is seeking contestants, over the age of 60, with stage talent.

SCSPCA: Thanksgiving and Your Pets - Keeping Them Safe

The holiday season is fast approaching. As you prepare for the first family feast of the season, the Suffolk County S.P.C.A. asks that you remember your pets in the preparation of these festivities.

Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration: Poems, Essays, and Artwork By Local LI Students

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle congratules all participants in this year’s Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration.

Governor Cuomo Warns New Yorkers to Beware of Scams During the Holiday Shopping Season

Governor Cuomo urged New Yorkers to protect themselves from identity theft and beware of scams on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and throughout the entire holiday shopping season.

Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County Presents a Special Photography Exhibit

The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC) presents a special exhibit of black and white photography, Intimate Murder: Mass Killings of Jews, Roma and Sinti by Germans and Local Collaborators, which will be on ...

Governor Cuomo Announces State Police Crackdown on Impaired, Distracted and Speeding Drivers This Thanksgiving Weekend

Governor Cuomo announced that New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies will crack down on impaired, distracted and speeding drivers during this Thanksgiving holiday.
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