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Nassau County To Accept Tax Assessment Grievances Until March 17

With an impending snowstorm impacting the region tomorrow, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano today announced he has directed officials at the Assessment Review Commission (ARC) and Department of Assessment (DOA) to accept property tax assessment…

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Remember your pets during storm preparation. Stock up on food and medicine today and make sure to keep pets inside when it snows.

The National Weather Service in Upton, NY, has issued a blizzard warning in effect from midnight tonight to midnight Tuesday night for the Long Island area. In anticipation of the approaching blizzard the Nassau County SPCA urges pet owners to make…

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A little preparation can save lives in a snowstorm. Follow these tips from National Grid today to stay safe tomorrow.

National Grid urges customers to be prepared for a blizzard which is forecasted to bear down on the region on Tuesday. Forecasts are calling for substantial snow accumulations and high winds across New York City and Long Island. Flooding along coastal…

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March is Colon Cancer Screening Month. Get yourself checked, especially if you experience the symptoms described by Long Island Weekly's health expert David Bernstein.

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cancer killer in the United States, yet it is one of the most preventable types of cancer. Colorectal cancer is often curable when detected early. Most early colorectal…

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How do you prepare for a 5K? One step at a time. Long Island Weekly's Nicholas Ferretti will get you in shape for the big race.

A 5K race is a popular event for both new and experienced runners. It is an excellent starting point for beginner runners or those in dire need of fitness motivation. If you are thinking about dusting off that old pair of running shoes in the back of your…

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Exposure to loud noises for long periods of time damages hearing. Learn how you can prevent hearing loss with these tips from the CDC.

Loud noises damage hearing Hearing loss is the third most common chronic health condition in the U.S. Almost twice as many people report hearing loss as report diabetes or cancer. Noise exposure away from your job can damage your hearing just as much as…

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LIU Palmer School of Library and Information Sciences awarded $500,000 grant from Robert David LIon Gardiner Foundation to preserve documents of Long Island's history.

Long Island University’s prestigious Palmer School of Library and Information Sciences has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation to preserve documents that are a vital part of Long Island’s history. The Palmer School…

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Check out our exclusive interview with the stars of the hit show TV Land's Teachers, now in its second season.

What do you get when you have six people with the root name “Kate?” An improv group called The Katydids, of course. Caitlin Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert, Katie O’Brien and Kathryn Renée Thomas, also known as “The Katydids,” star in…

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Turn those clocks forward after midnight tonight. Lose an hour of sleep; gain daylight in the evenings. Do you think it's a fair trade?

Daylight saving time is approaching and that means we will all soon lose an hour in our day. March 12 marks daylight saving time (DST) when the clocks must be set forward an hour at 2 a.m. Although we are losing time to sleep, the sunrise and sunset will…

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Learn to curb your sugar intake with these bestselling books—The Case Against Sugar and Zero Sugar Diet

The idea that sugar is the root, or in some cases the host, of many modern ailments has become increasingly popular. The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes and Zero Sugar Diet by David Zinczenko are two recently published books that defend purging sugar…
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