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Summer Bucket List 2015: Make the Most Out of Summer Here on Long Island with Tons of Local Fun!

There's no time for the summertime blues - this bucket list will keep you busy all summer long!

DEC Campground Features Added to New York's Free Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife App

All DEC campgrounds are now included on the free New York Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife mobile application.

State Parks Encourages Safe and Enjoyable Holiday Weekend and Summer Swim Season

As the summer vacation season kicks-off and New Yorkers head outdoors to celebrate the 4th of July weekend, State Parks wishes to remind visitors that there are more than 100 state park beaches, pools and spray-grounds available ...

DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens today announced the temporary closure of three shellfishing areas on the north shore of Long Island during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday period.

DEC Re-Opens Particular Shellfishing Areas

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation today announced the reopening of approximately 4,000 acres of shellfish lands on Long Island.

New York State Officially Prohibits High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing

The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today officially prohibited high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) in New York State by issuing its formal Findings Statement, completing the state's seven-year review of this activity.

DEC Announces Tentative 2015-16 Migratory Game Bird Hunting Seasons

The tentative schedule for many of New York's 2015-16 migratory game bird seasons is now available, allowing sportsmen and sportswomen to plan outdoor activities well in advance.

CDC: Stay Safe In and Around Swimming Pools

Splashing in a swimming pool is a sure way to have summer fun. But it's important to make safety a priority to protect children and others in and around the water.

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta and Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Sponsor Bike Rodeo at Fort Salonga Elementary School

Students from the Fort Salonga Elementary School, as well as their siblings, participated in a Bike Rodeo and Safety Clinic sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office.

Long Island Fight for Charity Announces 2015 Boxers

Over 20 courageous Long Islanders are announced by Long Island Fight for Charity as boxers in its 12th main event this November.

New NYC Saltwater Fishing Map Available Online for Anglers

A detailed online map of public saltwater fishing sites in New York City is now available, State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced today.

William Floyd Student Athletes Take Home Top Awards at Track & Field Championships

Congratulations to William Floyd High School senior Hasani Rathan who recently took home his second gold medal of the year at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Mangano: Nassau County High School Athletics Hall Of Fame To Be Established

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today joined with Nassau County Public High School Athletic Association in announcing the establishment of a Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame and its first class of inductees.

Eliud Ngetich of Kenya Wins The Shelter Island 10K

Eliud Ngetich of Kenya won first place at the 36th Annual Shelter Island Run 10K on June 20, 2015.

Girls Inc. of Long Island Hosts Summer Camps

Girls Inc. of Long Island has plenty of camps to keep your daughters off the couch and eyes off their phones this summer!

Governor Cuomo Announces Free Fishing Days to be Held June 27-28

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State residents and visitors may fish for free without a fishing license in any of the state’s 7,500 lakes and ponds and 50,000 miles of rivers and streams ...

Mangano Announces Outdoor Pools And Beach Openings For The 2015 Summer Season

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that four of Nassau County’s outdoor swimming pools will open for the 2015 season on Monday, June 29th.

LaValle and Thiele Pass Legislation to Create A Commercial Fishing Advocate and Commercial Fishing Economic Development Program

The legislation to create a commercial fishing advocate and commercial fishing economic development program. The new advocate would represent commercial fishermen and promote the business in the State's commercial fishing industry.

Celebrate Father's Day at Belmont Park with Cigars, Classic Cars and a Full Day of World-Class Racing

Belmont Park is the perfect place to celebrate Father's Day next Sunday, June 21.

The Long Island Hurricanes Scholastic Mountain Biking Team Completes The 2015 NICA NY Championship Race

The Long Island Hurricanes Scholastic Mountain Biking Team completed their first season riding in the NICA ( National Interscholastic Cycling Association) - NY High School Cycling League.
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