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Long Island Christmas Tree Farm Guide 2016

Those shopping for a Christmas tree are once again faced with the same choice: Buy a pre-cut tree from the store, or drive to the East End and chop it down yourself. Sure, either way the buyer is going home with a tree that will fill their home with that pine-fresh smell and embrace all those special family ornaments. But ask anyone who's grabbed a saw, marched into the woods and hunted down that perfect Douglas Fir or White Spruce—there's nothing like chopping down your own Christmas tree. Whether you're a first-timer or a frequent-flyer looking for a new farm to try, here are 12 Christmas tree farms on Long Island to visit this holiday season to find that perfect tree!

Long Island Wineries and Vineyards Guide

There are currently more than 90 combined vineyards and wineries on Long Island. The North Fork has especially swelled with grape-growing farms, alone boasting more than two-dozen wineries. Aside from producing nationally recognized wines, these Long Island wineries have become prime destinations for visitors attracted to relaxing weekends at rustic, vaulted-ceiling tasting rooms or vibrant outdoor spaces with views of seemingly endless fields of grape vines.

Long Island Heroin-Cocaine Drug Rings Dismantled, DA Says

The widening investigation into the pair of drug distribution networks took shape after patrol officers on the East End noticed “a significant upward trend” in heroin and cocaine drug busts beginning last September, the DA’s office said.

Common Core Critics Hope Tide Turning In Battle Against Controversial Standardized...

The incoming chancellor’s remarks—made the same day as the gathering at East Islip Middle School—consequently carry enormous weight. Education advocates therefore view her acknowledgement that she’d “opt-out” as indication of a historically seismic shift—an alignment, even—away from the state’s long-held support of Common Core, and toward what opponents term “common sense” education policy.

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Race Too Close to Call

The race was the only possible upset in 10 races for town supervisor seats across the 13 towns on Long Island.

Long Island Fourth of July 2015 Parades and Fireworks Shows

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

Southold Fire Leaves Woman Dead

A woman died in a house fire in Southold on Wednesday morning, Southold Town Police said. Police and Southold firefighters responded to the blaze on...

Ex-Southold Clerk Admits Stealing $230K from Court

Christine Stulsky pleaded guilty Wednesday at Suffolk County court to grand larceny.

Greenport Man Charged With DWI in Fatal Crash

An alleged drunken driver has been accused of causing a head-on crash that killed a 34-year-old man in the suspect's hometown of Greenport over...

Bay Shore Man Accused of 2 Gang Shootings in 4 Days

U.S. Marshals have apprehended a reputed MS-13 gang member who investigators linked to two shootings within a four-day span on the East End, authorities...
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