Petition Urges Cuomo To Sign Hempstead Oversight Bill

Education advocates have formed a petition urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign recently passed legislation that would create an oversight panel to monitor the troubled Hempstead School District. 

Farmingsdale State College President Dr. John Nader: Dreaming of Dorms

“About 90 percent of our graduates are gainfully employed within six months of graduation,” says Dr. John Nader, who assumed the presidency of Farmingdale State College three years ago.

FiOS1 News Going Off The Air in November

Long Island will lose one of its two hyper-local cable TV news stations when FiOS1 News goes off the air this fall as Verizon FiOS pulls the plug on its answer to Altice's News12.

Long Island Concerts & Events August 19-22

Ten Years After plays My Father’s Place, Extreme rocks The Paramount, and much more to see and do this week on Long Island!

Gun Control Advocates’ Endorsements Matter

OpEd: Long Island volunteers are clearly better judges of how to protect their community than Manhattan executives will ever be.

3 New Restaurants To Try on Long Island

Mission Taco debuted in Huntington, Long Island Pekin comes to Babylon, and Organic Krush is expanding with multiple locations.

Cats, Dogs Waiting For You To Take Them Home on Clear The Shelters Day

With August 17 officially designated as Clear the Shelters Day, it’s the puurfect time to bring home a new cat or dog.

5 New Products To Help You Live Your Best Life

Take 5: New gear to help you be a better you.

4 Acts That Played Original Woodstock Coming To Long Island

There are lots of local events commemorating the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, but these four acts coming to Long Island played the original festival.

Montauk: The End of the World, And You’ll Feel Fine

As one stands at one of Montauk’s many scenic spots, staring out into the seemingly endless Atlantic Ocean, it truly feels like you’ve reached the end of the world. And honestly, that’s just fine. There’s nowhere else you’ll rather be at that moment.

Adventureland’s Helping Hands Foundation Turns Rides Into Charity Drives

The park’s owners founded the nonprofit Helping Hands Foundation in 2013 as a way for the Adventureland team to give back to their patrons, have communities come together, and have LI reach its full potential. 

Decades-Old Child Sex Abuse Allegations Pursued Under New Law

As soon as the state Child Victim’s Act went into effect, survivors’ attorneys filed the cases seeking justice for hundreds of decades-old allegations of abuse, many of them on Long Island.