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Looking for the scoop on your favorite New York Sports teams, or want to know more about athletics and recreation on Long Island? Look no further than our Sports & Recreational Articles for everything you'll want to know about recreation on Long Island.

Suffolk Police Hosted Basketball Clinic in Brentwood

The Suffolk County Police Department hosted a basketball clinic during which coaches volunteered to teach 12 to 15-year-olds.

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 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 ...

DEC Announces Proposals to Amend Hunting and Trapping Regulations for Wild Turkey, Deer and Fisher

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting public comments through June 29 on three regulatory proposals for hunting and trapping of wild turkey, deer and fisher, Commissioner Joe Martens announced today.

Arrest Made in Case of Stolen Isles Glove After Final Game at the Coliseum

Man wanted for stealing Islanders glove from the team's bench at the end of an Islanders game at the Nassau Coliseum.

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.

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 ...

Mangano Announces 5th Annual "Nassau County Executive Cup--College Showcase"

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that on Saturday, July 18th, 2015 Nassau will be hosting the County’s top high school and adult soccer players to participate in the 5th Annual Nassau County Executive Cup, ...

CDC Says Study Highlights Risk of Norovirus from Swimming

Simple tips can help swimmers stay safe in various swimming venues.

Presiding Officer Gregory Attends Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory attended the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Educational Center and Museum’s 26th Annual Induction Ceremony Dinner on May 8 at the Upsky Hotel in Hauppauge.

All-Star Entertainment Lineup Announced For The 2015 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival

The New York Racing Association Inc. (NYRA) announced an all-star lineup for the 2015 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival.

National Safe Boating Week: Changing Public Perceptions about Boater Safety

National Safe Boating Week (NSBW) is May 16th-22nd, 2015. It marks the culmination of months of planning for ways to best achieve our goal of providing exceptional boating safety education to America.

Memorial Day Weekend 2015: Celebrate with Fireworks, Parades, BBQs & Lots of Family Fun!

Looking for the best fun happening Memorial Day Weekend 2015? We've got you covered with the scoop on fireworks, festivals, the Air Show, & More!

Hundreds of Suffolk County PAL Members Enjoy NBA Basketball Game

Hundreds of members of the Suffolk County Police Athletic League enjoyed a fantastic opportunity to play basketball on an NBA court before watching a game at the Barclays Center last month.

LongIsland.com's 2015 May Family Fun Guide: Festivals, Fairs, Fireworks & Tons of Warm Weather Fun!

As the temperatures rise, the fun is really starting to heat up here on Long Island! Get the scoop on all the best fun happening across LI this May right here!

Northport, NY Player is First YFO All Star Selected from Long Island

Preston Carey, a 2nd grader at Fifth Avenue Elementary School, Class of 2025 from East Northport, NY has been selected as a 2015 Youth Football All Star.

Smithtown Teen Going the Distance for Community With First Sunken Meadow Recycling Project 5K Race & Half Mile Fun Run

Smithtown West High School Junior Rachel Gladstone is organizing the first Sunken Meadow Recycling Project 5K Race and Half Mile Fun Run as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award.

Long Island Hurricanes Youth Mountain Bike Teams Race and Starts the Season for Mountain Bike Racing

Long Island Hurricanes Youth Development Mountain Biking Team rode their first race this spring and start the season with a roar in Long Islands most prestigious mountain bike race, The Brands Muddy Tire.

Legislator Kevin McCaffrey Marches in North Babylon Youth League Parade

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently had the honor of marching in the North Babylon Youth League Parade and participated in ceremony marking the official opening of another baseball season.
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