Tag: Dix Hills

Long Island Christmas Events, Parades & Tree Lightings 2016

With Thanksgiving in the rear view, Long Island joins the rest of the Christmas-celebrating world in the return of the season to be jolly. What follows is our annual guide to the dozens of tree lightings, Christmas parades and other related holiday events over the next month.

Long Island Pumpkin Picking Guide 2016

With the return of harvest season, Long Islanders are packing up their families and flocking to local farms to join in the annual fall tradition of pumpkin picking. Going pumpkin picking means making priceless memories with hay rides, corn mazes and other farm-based fun—not to mention the fresh-baked goodies at the farm stand. But where are the farms to go pumpkin picking on Long Island? You don't have to ask any old jack-o-lantern. Look no further! Dozens of farms across Long Island are open for pick-your-own-pumpkin season!

Coltrane Day Hopes to Hit All the High Notes to Restore...

A shining roster of great musicians from the jazz world and beyond will be on stage at Heckscher Park in Huntington Village to make the air resound and help raise funds for the restoration of John Coltrane's last home in Dix Hills. The festival runs from noon to 10:30 p.m. July 23 at Heckscher Park in Huntington Village

Suozzi, Meeks Win Long Island Primaries; East End Race Too Close...

Ex-Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi and U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Queens) won Long Island Democratic congressional primaries Tuesday, but a third local race was too close to call, according to unofficial results. Suozzi decalred victory with 36 percent of the vote in the crowded field of five Democrats seeking to replace outgoing U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington), who’s not seeking re-election. Meeks, who represents part of Nassau County, easily fended off Democratic challenger Ali Mirza, a publicist and county worker. But former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst had a slim 29-vote lead over opponent David Calone, a former federal prosecutor turned venture capitalist.

Long Island Congressional Primary Voters Guide 2016

Voters who are registered Democrats will cast their ballots to decide who wins their party line in three Long Island Congressional primary elections on Tuesday, June 28. What follows is a voters’ guide profiling each of LI’s nine Democratic Congressional primary candidates.

Cuomo Recalls ‘Nightmare from Hell’ at LIE Exit 51 Rest Stop

“It was like being in some movie of Land of The Lost, where you saw things that you were not supposed to see in life,” Cuomo said. “I mean you would have liked to have lived your whole life and not had seen these things or experienced them because then you can’t get them out of your mind once you’ve seen them. I mean it was terrible.”

Suffolk Proposes Banning Kratom, an Herb That Gives a ‘Legal High’

If the bill passes, violators would face punishments of fines up to $1,000 or one year in jail. A public hearing on the proposal is scheduled for Tuesday. New York State is considering similar legislation.

Rep. Steve Israel Won’t Run for Re-election, Setting Off Race to...

The veteran Long Island Democrat leaves after eight terms in Congress and now the race is on to succeed him.

2 Killed in Dix Hills Wrong-way Police Chase Crash

A driver crashed head on with another vehicle while allegedly fleeing Suffolk County police the wrong way on Northern State Parkway in Dix Hills,...

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events July 9 – 15

The Warped Tour rocks Jones Beach, The Gin Blossoms hit Huntington, & The Wailers groove in the Hamptons, among many, many more gigs and events this week!
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