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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.

Islip Terrace Bicyclist Hit by Car Dies

A 76-year-old bicyclist who was struck by a vehicle in Oakdale on Friday has died, Suffolk County police said.

Long Island Halloween Events 2016

Besides a host of haunted houses, jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treating, Halloween season sparks loads of frightfully fun festivities across Long Island, from prize-winning costume contests to spooky parades and much more spine-tingling sensations to raise the spirits. Here's your guide to the dozens of spooky fun events taking place across Long Island this Halloween season.

Driver Dead in Oakdale Crash

A driver who may have suffered a medical emergency died in a car crash in Oakdale on Tuesday evening, Suffolk County police said.

Mattituck Tornado The First in 4 Years on Long Island

A “weak, short-lived” tornado touched down in Mattituck without causing injuries on Wednesday—four years to the day since the last twister hit Long Island, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

After Reversing Closure Plans, Dowling College to Lose Accreditation

Oakdale-based Dowling College, which announced and then cancelled its closure earlier this month amid negotiations with an investor, is slated to lose its accreditation on Aug. 31, according to its oversight agency. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education voted last week to withdraw accreditation for the struggling private, nonprofit liberal arts college following a two-year review, the Philadelphia-based agency said in a statement Tuesday. Students, professors and alumni were shocked by the latest development. The next move for the college, which has been in talks with British college investment company Global University Systems (GUS), is unclear.

Dowling College Abruptly Closing, Sparking Sadness, Anger

Dowling College students learned harsh lessons in sadness, anger and mistrust when their 48-year-old alma mater in Oakdale gave three days’ notice that it is closing its classroom doors forever on Friday. More than 2,400 graduate and undergraduate students waited hours this week for their transcripts while scrambling to figure out where to transfer their credits. About 400 professors, administrators and other staffers were laid off with the sudden closure of the private liberal arts college, which has another campus in Brookhaven.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events July 16 – 22

Neil Young rocks Jones Beach, the Great South Bay Music Festival returns and Raekown & Ghostface Killah come to Huntington, plus much, much more all this week1

Long Island Fourth of July 2015 Parades and Fireworks Shows

Here's what's up for the Independence Day weekend.

Cab Driver Dead After Oakdale Crash

A 92-year-old taxi driver died after he crashed his cab into a home in Oakdale on Thursday morning. Suffolk County police said Joseph Saccente of...
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