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LongIsland.com’s 2015 December Family Fun Guide: Winter Festivals, Lightings and Light Shows, and More Merry Amusements for the Holidays

December is packed with events and activities for the entire family to enjoy together, and special nights of fun for adults to unwind!

MTA Long Island Rail Road Adding More Trains to Meet Customer Demand For Service to See New York Islanders’ Play at Barclays Center in Brooklyn

To meet growing demand for train service to Brooklyn to see the New York Islanders play at their new home, MTA Long Island Rail Road today announced it is adding to its lineup of trains to Atlantic ...

USA Luge Opens World Cup Season Placing 5-6-7-8 in 2 Events

USA Luge finished fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth in a pair of races on the first day of the World Cup season Saturday in Igls, Austria.

The Long Wait is Over as World Cup Luge Season Begins for 12 US Athletes This Weekend in Austria

Live web streaming and 7 hours of luge action on NBCSN on tap for this season.

Winter Bucket List 2015-16: Long Island's Can’t-Miss Festive Seasonal Fun!

Make this winter your best one yet by checking out, and checking off, LongIsland.com’s 2015 Winter Bucket List!

January Deer Season to Open in Suffolk County, DEC Managed Land Entries Due November 30

The special shotgun season for deer hunting in Suffolk County starts Jan. 3, 2016, the state Department of Environmental Conservations (DEC) announced today. Hunters must enter a drawing to hunt for deer on DEC managed lands during ...

Free "Holiday Spectacular" Concert And Ice Show At Twin Rinks Ice Center

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops Orchestra will be performing in Nassau County’s “Holiday Spectacular” concert on Sunday, November 29th at the Twin Rinks Ice Center at Eisenhower ...

Regular Firearms Season for Deer and Bear Hunting in the Southern Zone Begins November 21

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced that the 2015 regular deer and bear hunting seasons open at sunrise on Saturday, November 21, in New York's Southern Zone. These big game seasons close ...

Registration Dates For Winter Session Swim Lessons And Exercise Classes At The Nassau County Aquatic Center

Building upon his Fit Nassau initiative to help residents live a healthy lifestyle, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has released the registration dates for the 2015 Winter Session Swim Lessons, and Land and Aquatic Exercise Classes ...

Suffolk's Matt French Named Coach of the Year by U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced season-end award winners in cross country representing National Junior College Athletic Association Division III and has named Suffolk County Community College Women's Cross Country Coach Matt ...

Aidan Kelly of West Islip, NY is the 2015 USA Luge National Champion!

A beautiful crisp fall weekend met the athletes and spectators at the USA Luge Senior National Championship on Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8 at Olympic Park in Park City, Utah.

Mangano: Kellenberg High School To Acquire Athletic Fields In Uniondale

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the Nassau County Local Economic Assistance Corporation's (NCLEAC) approval of bond financing that will allow Kellenberg Memorial High School in Uniondale to acquire an interest in an 8.2-acre athletic ...

Earn Your Turkey By Racing in the Top Turkey Trots of 2015

Take a run with family and friends on Thanksgiving morning to support local non-profits and your own health!

Mangano: Free Golf For Veterans And Active Duty Military On Veterans Day

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums will honor veterans and active duty military personnel for their service to our nation with a free round of golf at ...

LI Residents and Women's College Soccer Team Deliver Gift Baskets to Kids in the Hospital

Alexa Rinaudo of Bellmore and Kathleen Tuechler of Farmingdale, along with several other members of the Elms College women’s soccer team put together gift baskets for the kids being treated at a hospital.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 November Family Fun Guide: Festivals, Turkey Trots, Veterans Day Celebrations, and So Much More to be Thankful For!

Show your thanks for your health and your loved ones by participating in some of the great events happening this November!

Mangano & NY Mets Legends Host Fan Rally For The Amazin' Mets

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano was joined by 1986 NY Mets World Series Champion Dwight “Doc” Gooden while Met fans, young and old, cheered at a Pre-World Series Rally.

MTA in Motion for Mets, Monsters and Marathoners

The New York Mets will be taking on the Kansas City Royals in the 2015 World Series and MTA trains and buses will be ready to serve fans headed to Citi Field starting Friday, October 30 for ...

Remaining Deer Management Permits Available for Hunters

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced that remaining Deer Management Permits (DMPs) in several Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) will be available to hunters beginning November 1.

Lapchick Character Awards Announce Limited Ticket Availability

A limited number of tickets have been made available for the 2015 Joe Lapchick Character Awards luncheon and ceremony Friday November 20 honoring Duke Hall of Fame basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski and Lucille Kyvallos, the legendary women’s ...
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