Monthly Archives: September 2011

Come to the Long Island Fall Festival this Weekend

The largest of its kind in the Northeast, the Long Island Fall Festival in Huntington has become the premiere event for family fun. Brought to you by the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Huntington, this event attracts tens of thousands from all over the New York tri-state area to the 25 acres of Hecksher Park.

This community event highlights the best Huntington has to offer – from its civic-minded businesses, cultural institutions and service organizations, to its restaurants, pubs and retailers.

Truly a celebration of community spirit, this weekend event offers something for everyone. Attractions include: four stages of entertainment, a world-class carnival, hundreds of arts and craft vendors, international food courts, beer and wine tent, a farmer’s market, and numerous activities designed especially for young children.


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Global Warming Strengthens Hurricanes

It is impossible to blame any one weather event —   be it a hurricane or a heat wave or a blizzard – on global warming. That is because weather is not climate. Climate represents average conditions over multiple seasons or decades. A longer perspective is needed to see climate shifts above the natural variation. ResearchContinue Reading