Looking to take a ferry off the Island this Summer? You can head over to Fire Island and enjoy a night out or you can take a mini vacation to Connecticut or Rhode Island! Take a peek here at some of the ferry companies right here on Long Island and find out what other great destinations they can take you to!
Two Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers rescued a man and woman from a rip current over the weekend in Ocean Bay Park. Get the full story below and check out some survivor tips on how to handle a rip current.
Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale will be closing August 4th to undergo extensive renovations and their last show will be none other than Long Island's own Billy Joel! The show will take place tomorrow evening at 8 PM and will close the next day. The coliseum will reopen in 2016 as a world-class sports and entertainment destination.
Whether you're interested in working on your aim or learning how to shoot, there are a ton of shooting ranges in Nassau and Suffolk that allow you to do so! You can practice indoors or outdoors and choose one that will accommodate your style best!
Health officials from The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation are warning Long Island residents about some blue-green algae that has been found at Fort Pond in Montauk. It is important not to use or swim these waters and to assure your pets and children keep away from the area. Take a peek here for the full story.
Covernor Cuomo has urged New Yorkers to "Look Before You Lock" to help prevent children suffering from heatstroke and to remain aware and know the extreme dangers of leaving a child in a hot vehicle. Click below for more info. and to view some statistics given by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
August is "Tree Check Month," an effort to help protect the nation's hardwoods from a potentially landscape-altering pest, the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB). The state of New York, along with nearby others such as New Jersey and Massachusetts have all lost trees due to this beetle. Read the full story below and see how you can lend a helping hand!
A stroll in the park. The backyard barbeque. Hiking in the woods. Dusting off the tree swing. Summer outdoor activities offer a prime opportunity to help protect the nation’s hardwoods from a potentially landscape-altering pest, the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB).