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If you're from out of town, or simply looking to learn more about the local attractions on Long Island, then you'll never want to miss out on any of our Travel & Local Attractions articles. Filled with guides and pointers for traveling on Long Island, this section has everything you'll want to know about where to go on Long Island.

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!

Outdoor Concerts and Music Festivals to Rock Your Summer!

Soak up the sun while listening to great live jams at one of these festivals, concert series, or Jones Beach shows!

Governor Cuomo Announces Economic Impact of Tourism Industry Exceeds $100 Billion For the First Time in New York State's History

Governor Cuomo announced the total economic impact of New York State’s tourism industry in 2014 reached an all-time high of $100.1 billion.

Acting DA Singas, Long Beach Officials Announce DWI Crackdown for Independence Day Weekend

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, Long Beach Police Commissioner Michael Tangney and advocates announced an enhanced drunk driving enforcement program that will go into effect in the City this holiday weekend starting today.

Governor Cuomo Announces State Police to Increase Patrols on New York Roadways During July 4th Weekend

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the State Police and local law enforcement will increase patrols to crack down on drivers who violate the law this Fourth of July weekend from Friday, July 3 until Monday, July ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Suspension of Construction-Related Lane Closures to Ease Travel During July 4th Weekend

Governor Cuomo announced that temporary lane closures associated with road and bridge construction projects on New York State highways will not be allowed from 6 a.m. on Friday, July 3, to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 5, in ...

LongIsland.com's 2015 July Family Fun Guide: Fireworks, 4th of July Celebrations & Tons of Summer Fun!

Summer is finally here, and July is packed with fun filled events from start to finish!

LIRR Adds East End Service for Extended July 4 Weekend

MTA Long Island Rail Road is offering plenty of extra train service to the East End over the extended Independence Day Weekend, including an extra Cannonball to Montauk on top of the Railroad’s already enhanced summer Montauk ...

LIRR Adding Extra Afternoon Eastbound Trains Thursday, July 2 for Customers Getting Jump on Long Holiday Weekend

The Long Island Rail Road will provide additional afternoon service from Penn Station, Thursday, July 2 for customers planning an early getaway for the Independence Day weekend.

MTA Details Service for Fourth of July Holiday

MTA schedules extra getaway trains on Thursday, July 2; on Friday, July 3, most services operate on a Saturday schedule.

Free Prom Transportation to Prevent Unfit Driving for Students From the Bayport, Connetquot and Sayville School Districts

To keep teens and drivers safe this prom season, the Community Ambulance Company is implementing a prevention program to offer free prom and banquet transportation to those students from the Bayport, Connetquot and Sayville School Districts.

Suffolk County Police Summer Programs to Include Teen Driver Safety Course, Swim for Survival Program, and Fishing Trip

Take part in Suffolk County Police summer programs including a teenage driver safety course, a fishing trip, volunteer to become a Suffolk County Auxiliary Police Officer, summer sports camps, and more!

Governor Cuomo Announces $75 Million For Accelerated Paving Projects

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced resurfacing projects totaling $75 million will be completed this year on approximately 428 lane miles of state highways across New York.

Buses Replace Trains Between Port Washington & Great Neck the Weekend of June 20-21 for Demolition of Colonial Road Bridge

Some 18,000 MTA Long Island Rail Road customers who travel on the Port Washington Branch during the weekend of June 20-21 will face service reductions while contractors demolish the 115 year-old Colonial Road Bridge in the Village ...

Long Island’s 2015 4th of July Weekend Guide: Fireworks, Fairs, Fun in the Sun & More!

With July 4th falling on a Saturday this year, there will be twice the fun as Long Island celebrates Independence Day all weekend long!

Buses Again Replace Trains Between Port Jefferson & Huntington for Installation of New Concrete Ties

The Long Island Rail Road wants to remind Port Jefferson Branch customers that buses will again replace trains between Port Jefferson and Huntington over the weekend of Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14, as the LIRR ...

Mangano: LIRR Commuter Council Office To Open In Nassau County

assau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and members of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Commuter Council - which serves as the voice of all LIRR riders - today announced the grand opening of their first Long ...

Road Closures Planned for Brentwood Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday, June 7

The Brentwood Puerto Rican Day Parade will be held on Sunday, June 7 and the Suffolk County Police Third Precinct is advising motorists of road closures.

Take the Train to the Belmont Stakes

Forget the hassle of highway driving and take MTA Long Island Rail Road to the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes this Saturday, June 6.

LIRR Reopens Newly Refurbished Belmont Park Station

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Patrick A. Nowakowski will officially open the Railroad's newly refurbished Belmont Park Station at a press conference on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 11 a.m.
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