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Islanders Drop the Puck on Inaugural Season in Brooklyn on Friday, October 9

The countdown to Opening Night in Brooklyn for the New York Islanders is on. A full slate of events is scheduled to begin today and continue through Friday when they face-off at 7:30 p.m. against the defending ...

Suffolk's Equestrian Team Captures First Blue Ribbon of '15 Season

Suffolk County Community College Equestrian Team rider Brittany Diez of East Islip successfully clears a fence during a recent show.

Barclays Center Launches New York Islanders Radio Network For 2015-16 Season

Barclays Center has launched the New York Islanders Radio Network that includes WNYE 91.5 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM, and WRCN 103.9 FM. The three stations will broadcast every game in the team’s inaugural season in Brooklyn.

A Trek Through NYZ Apocalypse: An Interactive Experience Unlike Any Haunted House

Offering thrills like no other haunt, there's little question why NYZ is open year-round.

Mangano And U.S. Olympic Coach To Host Taekwondo Tournament Benefiting Girl Scouts Of Nassau County

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and former United States Olympic Coach and Korean-American Businessman Grand Master Yeon Hwan Park today announced that the 2015 New York Open Taekwondo Championships and Korean Cultural Festival will be held ...

Hunting Seasons Underway in Upstate New York

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman today offered reminders about various hunting opportunities that are currently underway or coming soon.

State Hunting & Trapping Education Courses Are In Full Swing

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman today reminded all new hunters and trappers planning to go afield this upcoming hunting and trapping season that they must first complete a mandatory hunter, ...

Long Island Fight for Charity to Announce Boxer Matchups at Carlyle At The Palace

Long Island Fight for Charity volunteer boxers will learn their opponents at Long Island Fight for Charity Boxer Matchup Reception.

I FISH NY Sponsors Fall Family Free Fishing Festival at Hempstead Lake State Park

The annual Fall Family Fishing Festival will be held on Saturday, October 17 at Hempstead Lake State Park from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Regional Director Carrie Meek Gallagher ...

Mangano Announces Upcoming Events At The Nassau County Aquatic Center

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today released a calendar of events for the Nassau County Aquatic Center, located in Eisenhower Park for the months of September and October.

William Floyd to Host Longwood in Parkway Power Bowl IV

The William Floyd Colonials will host the Longwood Lions for Parkway Power Bowl IV on Saturday, September 19 at 2 pm, a contest named for the William Floyd Parkway, which connects both school districts and is served ...

William Floyd Girls Tennis Looks to Defend Suffolk County Title

The defending Suffolk County Champion William Floyd Colonials varsity tennis team has started the season with a boom, making their presence known throughout the league with a 7-0 overall (6-0 league) record.

DEC Announces Release of Pheasants for 2015 Hunting Season

Approximately 30,000 adult pheasants will be released on lands open to public hunting for the upcoming fall pheasant hunting season, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today.

Islanders 'Best Seats in Hockey' Experience Comes to Brooklyn!

The New York Islanders will bring the “Best Seats in Hockey” experience to MetroTech Center in Downtown Brooklyn with a unique display of Barclays Center front row glass seats Thursday, September 17.

Long Island Resident Excels On and Off the Fields

As a whole, student athletes at Division III colleges and universities spend more time on academic activities than they do on athletic ones. The reverse is true for athletes at Division I and II schools, according to ...

The "Irish Bomber" Joe Smith Jr. Heads Rockin Fights 20 September 11th at The Paramount in Huntington, NY!

"The Irish Bomber" takes on Flint, Michigan's, Shujaa El Amin in the main event of Joe Deguardia's Star Boxing Rockin Fights 20 card at Paramount Theatre, in Huntington, New York.

Long Island Fight for Charity to Announce Boxer Matchups at Boxer Matchup Reception

Long Island Fight for Charity boxers will learn their opponents on Monday, October 5, 2015 at the organization's Boxer Matchup Reception.

DEC Announces Temporary Holiday Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas

A temporary closure of three shellfishing areas on the north shore of Long Island during the upcoming Labor Day holiday period begins Saturday, September 5.

3 Long Island Hurricanes Riders Selected to Represent NICA New York at World Cup

As top mountain bike cyclists from around the around the world return again to Windham, N.Y. for the 2015 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, young Long Island Hurricanes riders got their first taste of Elite World Class ...

DEC Announces 2015-16 Waterfowl Season Dates

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman today announced that information is now available about the upcoming waterfowl hunting seasons, including season dates and updated regulations.
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