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Great Teen Mystery Books Come to Summer Fairs on Long Island
These mystery books are chock full of good plots, forensic science , some interesting historical perspective, and are just pure fun.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
2014 Fire Island Dance Festival Breaks Record with $533,860 Raised for Dancers Responding to AIDS
Fire Island Dance Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary edition July 18-20, 2014, with artistry, gravity-defying movement, romance and remembrance, raising a record-shattering $533,860 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Suffolk panel votes for massive dune project on Fire Island
A Suffolk legislative committee voted Monday to join New York State and the federal government in constructing 30 miles of protective dunes and restoring beaches between Smith Point County Park and Robert Moses State Park.
Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for July 22 on Fire Island
July 21, 2014 - Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part of its ongoing effort to control adult mosquitoes.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Fire Island shipwreck of 1922 focus of park service tour
A park ranger explains what remains at the wreck of the Bessie White, an early 1900's shipwreck uncovered by Hurricane Sandy near Watch Hill, NY, July 19 2014.
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New York City Rare Bird Alert
Below is the New York City Rare Bird Alert for the week ending Friday, July 18, 2014: - RBA * New York * New York City, Long Island, Westchester County * Jul. 18, 2014 * NYNY1407.18 - Birds mentioned EURASIAN COLLARED-DOVE + White-winged Scoter Black Scoter Cory's Shearwater Wilson's Storm-Petrel AMERICAN AVOCET Willet WHIMBREL Western Sandpiper ... (more)
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Weekend Staff Picks: Fire, Ice Cream & Brazilian Music
RICHARD HAKE, news host: Now in its 20th year, The Fire Island Dance Festival benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and has turned into a must-see event on Long Island's Fire Island Pines.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Where to dine on Fire Island
In Merrick road construction. two lanes closed on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 WB between Meadowbrook Pky and Main St in Freeport In Merrick road construction.
Head found in yard in New York suburb
Investigators were trying to determine Friday if a head found in a suburban New York yard matches other body parts found in the area.
Fire Island Dance Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary, 7/18
The 20th anniversary of Fire Island's most anticipated event of the season, FIRE ISLAND DANCE FESTIVAL, returns July 18-20, 2014.
TWA Flight 800 ceremony on Long Island remembers 230 lives lost
Parents, siblings, wives and husbands, extended family and friends, all made their way to the black granite memorial at Smith Point County Park on Fire Island on Thursday, July 17, 2014, to remember those they lost 18 summers ago as TWA Flight 800 exploded, plunging to the sea off East Moriches.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Official: Human head found in Hempstead
In Massapequa road construction. left lane closed on Seaford-Oyster Bay Expwy/Rt-135 SB between Rt-107/X5 and Rt-105/X3 in Seaford In Massapequa road construction.
Fire Island getaways: Where to stay and play
In Medford accident on Horse Block Rd/Portion Rd/Smithtown Blvd/Terry Rd/CR-16 WB between CO Hwy 101/Patchogue Yaphank Rd and before Manor Rd In Medford accident on Horse Block Rd/Portion Rd/Smithtown Blvd/Terry Rd/CR-16 WB between CO Hwy 101/Patchogue Yaphank Rd and before Manor Rd In Roslyn Heights road construction.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Taking care of a fish tank in our classroom
Caring for fish can be a terrific class project. In our classroom, our teacher, Constance Krauss, and two high school teachers, Brad Sajeski and Thomas McCarthy, set up a 25-gallon saltwater fish tank.
Army Corps: Fire Island dune dredging could start in September
Dredging for Fire Island's new dunes -- part of a federal storm-protection project -- is now planned to start in September, about six weeks sooner than expected, officials said Tuesday.
Getting far away on Fire Island
Scented soap? Gold-plated faucets? Marble floors? Guests at the Margarita Villas in Kismet know not to expect such luxuries with their overnight stay on Fire Island.
Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Fire Island on July 16
July 15, 2014 - Weather permitting; the Suffolk County Department of Public Works is planning to treat sections of the following communities as part of their ongoing annual efforts to control adult mosquitoes.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Fire Island Dance Festival::From an Event to a 20-Year Summer Tradition
Fire Island has often been referred to as "a sandbar off the coast of reality," where on any given summer weekend between its two gay communities you can expect to spot a celebrity or two, rub elbows with some of the gay community's biggest movers and shakers and see more beautiful bodies than you thought ever existed - you just have to travel on ... (more)
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Police visit building of missing Brooklyn woman in body parts case
Chinelle Latoya Browne, 27, of Brownsville, pictured left an image from her Facebook page, was reported missing to the New York City police, sources say.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
LIRR Commuters, Community Leaders and Local Businesses to Join Islip ...
July 10, 2014 - Islip Town Councilman John Cochrane Jr. and Long Island Road Commuter Council President Mark Epstein will join LIRR commuters and officials from the Ronkonkoma Chamber of Commerce at a press conference, Friday July 11, 2014 at 11:00 am, Ronkonkoma LIRR station, to discuss the economic impact of the threatened LIRR strike .