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Long Island Fourth of July 2014 Fireworks and Events

What better way to celebrate the Independence Day than by attending one of the many fireworks shows hosted across Long Island this weekend?

7 Memorial Day Weekend 2014 Events on Long Island

Our picks for must-do memorials and parties for the unofficial start of summer.

$23M in Sand Slated for Robert Moses Beaches

"This project better protect the repairs we’ve made so far."

Top 13 Long Island News Stories of ’13

Storms, scams and deaths: 2013 local news in review.

Top 10 Most-read Long Island Press Stories of 2013

Our annual roundup of the most-clicked stories of the year.

Fire Island Dune Rebuilding Plan Hits Snag

Two thirds of the barrier island's dunes will be rebuilt by this spring, but the middle part of the island may not get sand until the end of 2014.

Gilgo Beach Dune Erosion Filled With Sand

Construction workers took sand from a nearby beach replenishment project to sure up the chunk of dune that washed away over the weekend.

New Dune Erodes in Gilgo, Threatening Ocean Parkway

Two eastbound lanes of Ocean Parkway are closed near the erosion for emergency repairs.

Shutdown Felt at Long Island National Parks

Visitors at Sagamore Hill in Oyster Bay and the Fire Island National Seashore learned the hard way how the federal shutdown impacts Nassau and Suffolk county residents.

Government Shutdown Could Stall Long Island Sandy Recovery

If the stalemate continues, the Fire Island to Montauk Point coastal rebuilding project could be impacted by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers staff cuts.