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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.

Donation Retunes Long Island Students’ Defunct String Program

After warming up their cellos, violins and violas, 20 young musicians raised their bows and erupted in a symphony, filling a Copiague elementary school gymnasium with the music of Mozart and Bach. Third-grade symphony concerts aren’t uncommon at schools across Long Island, but since the Copiague school district lacked a strings program for 30 years, this one wouldn’t have been possible without a charitable donation two years ago. The help came from the D’Addario Foundation, the nonprofit arm of D’Addario & Co., the century-old, world’s largest guitar string manufacturer based in Farmingdale.

West Babylon Crash Leaves Teen Dead

A 17-year-old Deer Park girl died after the car she was riding in crashed into a house in West Babylon on Sunday night. Suffolk County...

Deer Park Teen Fatally Hit by SUV

A 17-year-old pedestrian who was hit by an SUV while walking along an avenue in her hometown of Deer Park on Saturday night has died. Suffolk...

Do This: Long Island Events November 20-26

Amy Schumer brings her bad girl comedy act to NYCB Theater at Westbury, The Steve Miller Band will play his classic hits at The Paramount in Huntington and Halestorm will rock The Space at Westbury.

Long Island Assembly Rematch Between Murray, Hennessey Too Close to Call

Results of the other 21 Assembly seats on LI were largely predictable.

2 Men Injured in Wheatley Heights Shooting

One man was seriously injured and another wounded after a shooting in Wheatley Heights early Saturday morning, Suffolk County police said. The two men—21-year-old...

Wheatley Heights Man Charged in Assault With Fire Extinguisher

The suspect allegedly beat the victim with the device after accusing him of using it to spray his Maserati.

Dix Hills Man Killed in LIE Crash

His 21-year-old passenger survived the crash with non-life threatening injuries.

LIPA Proposal Hearings Set for This Week

Taking questions from the public will be members of the governor's staff, the Moreland Commission and PSEG.
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