Long Island Family & Parenting News Coverage
HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING ...High Rip Current Risk through Friday Evening...
* LOCATIONS...Atlantic ocean beaches of Southern Nassau, Southern
Queens, Kings (Brooklyn), Southeastern Suffolk and Southwestern
* TIMING...Through Friday evening.
* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous
to anyone who enters the surf, through Friday evening, and
possibly into Saturday. High surf of 5 to 8 feet is possible
late Thursday through Friday. Beach flooding and erosion are
possible during the times of high tide.
Raising a family in New York has its own set of advantages and trials, and our Family & Parenting section can help to provide you with tips and tricks from other local Long Island parents. From keeping the kids quiet on long car rides, to the best recreation spots, we've got you covered with insights on the topics that matter most to parents.
Pedestrian Safety Day Declared in Nassau, Suffolk
September 18, 2019
Two Wantagh High School students won a pedestrian safety video contest as part of the campaign to protect pedestrians.
The Islanders are Looking for Military Heroes
September 17, 2019
Nominate a local military hero to be honored at a New York Islanders home game.
RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns is Coming to Old Westbury
September 13, 2019
It’s almost that time of year. RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns is coming back to Old Westbury Gardens in October.
Support for Pre- and Post-Adoptive Parents
September 12, 2019
The Long Island Chapter of the Adoptive Parents Committee (APC), which supports adoptive parents at all stages of the adoption journey, will be meeting on September 21.
Suffolk Police Taking a Strong Stand Against School Threats
September 09, 2019
Throughout the first week of school, schools in Suffolk County have received three different school threats.
10 Of The Best Things To Do In Bellmore
September 07, 2019
Whether you want to work out, rock out or look fabulous from head to toe, here are some of Bellmore’s best options.
Nassau Launches New App in Battle Against Opiates
Long Island News & PR
September 07, 2019
Nassau County rolled out a new app designed to provide information and resources for those seeking help against opiate addiction.
Disney Private Island Hit by Dorian, Pledges $1M Donation
September 05, 2019
Disney's Castaway Cay, the 2019 Cruise Critic Destination award winner for Best Cruise Line Private Island, was hit by tropical storm force winds.
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Events on LI
September 02, 2019
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Here are some events Long Islanders can join to show support to the children and families affected by pediatric cancers.
Long Island Bicycle Parade Set for September
August 30, 2019
Click on the link to the Long Island Bike Parade in the article if you'd like to register for this free event.
Men More Likely to Have Paid Leave Than Women, Study Finds
August 29, 2019
As Labor Day arrives, the government released statistics on paid leave, showing more people have it - and more men have it than women.
Jump Into Fun at Wantagh’s Inclusive Sensory Gym
August 25, 2019
Sensory Beans, an inclusive open-play sensory gym in Wantagh, brings smiles to kids and support to families.
The North Fork Sunflower Maze
August 22, 2019
The North Fork Sunflower Maze in Mattituck is a huge attraction during the summer and early fall months.
Lose Yourself In The North Fork Sunflower Maze
August 21, 2019
Take a walk on the sunny side. Visit the North Fork Sunflower Maze in Mattituck.
End-of-Summer Events for Animal Lovers
August 17, 2019
The end of the summer is filled with events for animal lovers. From dog beauty pageants and music events supporting animals in need to movie nights with cats, here are some fun things to do.
Family-Friendly Places To Visit Before School Starts
August 14, 2019
Camp is over. School doesn’t start for a few weeks. Are the kids getting a little restless? Keep the boredom at bay by visiting these fun places the whole family will enjoy.
Scam Calls Targeting Long Islanders
August 09, 2019
A scammer is targeting Long Island phone numbers identifying as a state police officer and asking for personal information.
U-Pick Peach Farms on LI
August 06, 2019
The time is ripe to pick up some fresh peaches at the market … or even better, pick them yourself right off the tree at one of these Long Island farms. A great family activity!
NYS Ends Religious Exemptions to School Vaccine Requirements
August 04, 2019
New York State mandate no longer allows religious exemptions to immunization requirements for children in day care or school.
Infant Inclined Sleepers Recalled
August 01, 2019
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Dorel Juvenile Group USA are recalling approximately 24,000 inclined sleepers due to safety concerns.