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.
By Robert Ottone March 27, 2013
The Supreme Court could potentially rule on DOMA today.
By Vickie Moller March 25, 2013
Earlier this month, the Long Island Association, Long Island's leading business organization working toward economic development and finding solutions to some of the toughest issues we face, published a report entitled "Educating Long Islanders in ...
By Vickie Moller March 21, 2013
Despite fierce resistance by the beverage industry, Suffolk lawmakers Tuesday night approved three bills, sponsored by Legis. William Spencer (D-Centerport), that will prohibit the sale of energy drinks to kids under 18 at county parks ...
By Amanda Ognibene March 20, 2013
Nationally accredited, the Hofstra University Museum offers artwork that spans across cultural divides in the 20-21st century. Open to the public, everyone can find something to enjoy at this museum.
By Vickie Moller March 19, 2013
As a result of the across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration, which went into effect March 1, thousands of students across Long Island and the nation could be affected by cuts in funding for federal ...
By Lyndsay McCabe March 16, 2013
Rich and Samantha Specht keep the memory of their son alive through ReesSpecht Life, a group that encourages random acts of kindness and funds college scholarships.
By Robert Ottone March 15, 2013
Former vice presidential shortlist nominee comes out in favor of gay marriage.
By Vickie Moller March 13, 2013
The NYS Teacher of the Year Program is seeking nominations from all school districts across LI and NYS for 2014 Teacher of the Year.
By Debbi Spiegel March 09, 2013
Hop into spring fun with our list of local Easter egg hunts.
By Vickie Moller March 05, 2013
In efforts to ensure the safety of our children while riding on school buses, the New York State Senate passes legislation Monday toughening restrictions on school bus drivers and monitors.
By Robert Ottone March 04, 2013
A child born with the virus that causes AIDS has apparently been cured in Mississippi.
By Lyndsay McCabe March 02, 2013
Numerous OB/GYN offices are reporting an increase of 10-30% in pregnancies that occurred during Hurricane Sandy.
By Lyndsay McCabe February 22, 2013
Robert Sand of Syosset owes his ex-wives $1.2 million in child support for his three children.
By Vickie Moller February 22, 2013
One day following President Obama's State of the Union address outlining a series of bold proposals to strengthen the middle class and increase access to high-quality education, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the ...