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43 Fun Things To Do With Your Kids On Long Island

Growing up on Long Island, many children enjoy spending time at the beach, but since kids tend to get bored quickly, they are often looking for new and exciting things to do. For parents, keeping their kids entertained—and not by just letting them waste their days playing video games or watching TV—can be a full-time job. But since parents and kids often disagree about what constitutes fun, here are some ideas for family friendly things to do on Long Island.

Hofstra University to Host 1st Trump-Clinton Presidential Debate

Hofstra University will host the first presidential debate between presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton at its Hempstead, NY campus in September. The school has hosted two presidential debates in the past, in 2008 and 2012.

The Complete Guide to Long Island Colleges and Universities

Long Island’s biggest export is its college students, the old joke goes, but the region has more than a dozen institutions where students can earn degrees in virtually any field of study. From small specialty colleges to large research universities, there are plenty of options for students to stay local. Many of LI’s colleges and universities have dorms that allow for students to transfer here from elsewhere. But matching a student with the right school can be a daunting task. Here to make the process of deciding easier is the Press’ Ultimate Guide to Long Island Colleges and Universities:

Hofstra University/Long Island Press 2016 High School Journalism Awards Winners &...

The 2016 Hofstra University/Long Island Press High School Journalism Awards Program was unprecedented in its scope and quality of submissions. Hundreds of students, parents, and teachers attended its annual awards gala, where budding journalists were presented with accolades spanning more than 100 categories, including Newspaper of the Year.

9 Celebrities With An Unmistakable Long Island Accent

They tawk just like us! People know we’re from Long Island as soon as we open our (big) mouths. Without the edginess of Brooklynese, the Long Island accent is as distinctive as it is irritating. I say it’s time we own it. No, we don’t all sound like Amy Fisher. But some of us do. And some of us sound much, much worse. Whatevah.

For Once, Long Island Catches Presidential Primary Fever

No matter what happens, for two weeks New York was front and center in the political world, giving the rest of the nation a unique opportunity to see what it means for candidates to come face-to-face with voters here.

Donald Trump Hosting Presidential Campaign Rally Wednesday in Bethpage

Police are bracing for a crowd of up to 13,000 and protesters have already announced plans to hold a peaceful anti-Trump rally outside the venue.

Deciding Whether To Transfer Colleges: Facts, Figures & Other Considerations

It’s that time of the year—temperatures have risen, spring semester has ended, and college students are considering whether they should transfer schools. With fall admission application deadlines fast approaching, countless college students are contemplating the idea of leaving their current institution to attend another that better suits their needs. Yet, a significant portion of those students may not be quite ready to click “send” on their applications.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events March 10 – 16

Howie Mandel cracks up NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Piff The Magic Dragon, Tracy Morgan & Meatloaf rip up The Paramount, Paula Poundstone floors The Landmark Theatre, Chris Janson rocks The Emporium, & Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver & Kristin Cavallari jazz up Book Revue, among so much more!

For The Whitmore Group’s James Metzger, It All Started With A...

Two years after he’d graduated from Hofstra University as a history major in 1983, All-American athlete James Metzger—the future chairman, CEO and founder of The Whitmore Group, Ltd., in Garden City—was still tending bar in Bethpage when his determination to dress for success finally paid off. His friends had thought he was nuts when he spent the money he’d saved from serving drinks to buy thousand-dollar Brooks Brothers suits, but the last laugh was on them.
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