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Long Island is an islet sited in the south of New York. The island can be seen to the east of Manhattan. The islet is classified into four counties. They are Queens, Brooklyn, Nassau and Suffolk. The Long Island is considered as largely colonized islet in U.S. state. It is also considered as 17th densely occupied island. The islet is the biggest in United States. From New York Harbour the Island is widened nearly 118 miles or 190 km to the east. The Long Island is one of the biggest and the greatest island in the neighbouring United States. In United States the Long Island is 11th biggest island. In the world the Long Island ranks 148th greatest island. The total land area of the Long Island is about 1,401 square miles or 3,629 km2. The major airports situated in long island are LaGuardia Airport and JFK International Airport. The long island comprises of nine bridges and 13 tunnels. Ferries link Long Island with Suffolk County.
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Long Island Recreation, Culture and Attractions
Long Island has popular cultural places in the city. It is conducted the schools' music programs and many schools in Suffolk County have famous music programs, with high numbers of students who are believed into the state-wide All-State music groups, or even the National All-Eastern Coast music groups. The city is home to famous rock bands that initiated on Long Island include Dream Theater, Blue Oyster Cult, Twisted Sister and guitar virtuoso Steve Vai and Joe Satriani. The city celebrates many events and festivals and annual competition in which "mom and pop" pizzerias contest to be named best on Long Island. The city is home to many restaurants and hotels. As New York is famous as a melting pot, every kind of restaurant from Mexican to Hungarian to Indian can be found. These specialty restaurants are often family possessed. There are many tourist attractions and parks in the city. The city attractions including the Aquebogue, Bellport, Freeport, Garden City, Glen Cove, Great Neck, Greenport, Hampton Bays, Hempstead, Huntington, Huntington Station, Islip, Jamesport, Kings Point, Laurel, Lido Beach, Lloyd Harbor, Long Beach, Massapequa Park, Mattituck, Montauk, Northport, Noyack, Oakdale, Orient, Oyster Bay, Patchogue, Peconic, Poquott, Port Jefferson, Port Washington, Riverhead, Roslyn, Sag Harbor, Sagaponack, Sands Point, Sayville, Sea Cliff, Smithtown, Southampton, Southold, Stony Brook, Syosset, Uniondale, Wading River, Wantagh, Water Mill, West Hempstead and Westhampton. The city is home many famous athletes. Long Island's famous athletes are Hall of Famers Jim Brown, Julius Erving, John Mackey, Nick Drahos, and Carl Yastrzemski.

Long Island State Demographics
Long Island total population - 7,568,304
Long Island white population - 54.7%
Long Island black or African American population - 20.4%
Long Island Asian population - 12.3%
Long Island Other population - 9.3%
Long Island mixed race population - 3.2%
Long Island Hispanic/Latino population - 20.5%

Long Island Symbols
Long Island Native Name - Paumanok

Long Island Education
The city's Nassau and Suffolk counties have 125 public school districts holding a total of 656 public schools. These are also managed by the New York City Department of Education. There are many public and private schools and colleges in Long Island. Public universities and colleges including the Stony Brook University, including the main Stony Brook campus and the Stony Brook Southampton campus, SUNY College at Old Westbury, Farmingdale State College, Nassau Community College, Suffolk County Community College - three main campuses: in Selden, Brentwood, and Riverhead; plus two "satellite" centers in Sayville and downtown Riverhead, Federal Service Academies, United States Merchant Marine Academy. There are many private institutions including the Adelphi University, Briarcliffe College, Dowling College, Five Towns College, Hofstra University, Long Island University, Molloy College, New York Institute of Technology, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Saint John's University, Saint Joseph's College, SBI-Melville - Sanford-Brown Institute, Touro Law Center, Watson School of Biological Sciences and Webb Institute.

Long Island History
The Long Island area was home to Algonquin-speaking Native Americans who crossed the East River by canoe and whose trails would later developed roads like 20th Street in Astoria. In the 19th century the New Yorkers originated to escape the city crowds and built mansions in the Astoria area. Stephen Halsey established the area as a village, and named it Astoria, in principle of John Jacob Astor. These villages are voted to combine and become chartered as Long Island City in 1870. Until the 1883 achievement of the Brooklyn Bridge, the single link between Long Island and the rest of the United States was by boat. The Long Island City formally became part of New York City, as NYC extended its boundaries to include what is now Queens after 28 years later in the year of 1898. In the 20th century the city became even more manageable with the opening of the Queensboro Bridge in 1909, the Hellgate Bridge in the year of 1916, and the subway tunnels. In the period of 1920s to 1930 the city originated the transformation from backwoods and farms to the pattern of the American suburb. Railroads made likely traveling suburbs before construction of the Long Island Expressway and other major roadways. Robert Moses formed numerous parkway projects to span the island, beside with state parks for the enjoyment of many. Now the city arrivals are imitated in the large Italian American, Irish American and Jewish American populations.

Long Island Transportation
The transport system of Long Island comprises of airways, roadways, railways and subways. The islet is incorporated with three major airports and many highways. The main airports are the John F. Kennedy International Airport, the Long Island MacArthur Airport and LaGuardia Airport. The island includes significant and up to date bridges, recreational and ferries. In Long Island the railroad services known as LIRR (Long Island Rail Road) are most active IN North America. This system was initiated on April 24, 1834 and it exists till date. Bus facility is also an option to travel in or around the Long Island. The biggest commuter shipping supplier in the Western Hemisphere is the MTA. The Long Island comprises of ten road crossings. The Long Island is incorporated with the Long Island Expressway, Northern State Parkway, and Southern State Parkway. Travelling by ferries is also an option in Long Island. They can be used for transporting goods.

Long Island Universities
Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, USA - 8,603 Students
Hofstra University, Hempstead & Uniondale, New York, United States - 12,400 Students
Long Island University, Brookville, New York, United States - 24,170 Students
Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn, NY, USA - 4514 Students

Long Island Religious
Long Island Catholic population is 10%
Long Island Jewish population is 12%
Long Island Protestant population is 7%
Long Island not affiliated population is 18%

Long Island State Parks
Argyle Lake Park, Babylon
Bayard Cutting Arboretum, East Islip/Great River
Belmont Lake State Park, North Babylon
Bethpage State Park, Farmingdale
Caleb Smith State Park, Smithtown
Captree State Park, Babylon
Camp Hero State Park, Montauk
Caumsett State Park, Lloyd Neck
Cold Spring Harbor State Park, Cold Spring Harbor
Connetquot River State Park, Oakdale
Heckscher State Park, East Islip
Hempstead Lake State Park, West Hempstead
Hither Hills State Park, Montauk
Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh
Montauk Downs State Park, Montauk
Montauk Point State Park, Montauk Point
Nissequogue River State Park, Kings Park
Orient Beach State Park, Orient
Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay
Robert Moses State Park, Fire Island
Shadmoor State Park, Montauk
Sunken Meadow State Park, Kings Park
Trail View State Park, Woodbury
Valley Stream State Park, Valley Stream
Walt Whitman State Park, Huntington Station
Wildwood State Park, Wading River

Long Island tourist attractions
Bay Shore
Central Islip
Cold Spring Harbor
East Hampton
East Northport
East Setauket
Fire Island Pines
Garden City
Glen Cove
Great Neck
Hampton Bays
Huntington Station
Kings Point
Lido Beach
Lloyd Harbor
Long Beach
Massapequa Park
Oyster Bay
Port Jefferson
Port Washington
Sag Harbor
Sands Point
Sea Cliff
Stony Brook
Wading River
Water Mill
West Hempstead

Long Island Libraries
Amagansett Free Library
Amityville Public Library
Babylon Public Library
Baldwin Public Library
Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library
Bayport - Blue Point Public Library
Bayville Free Library
Bellmore Memorial Library
Bethpage Public Library
Brentwood Public Library
Brookhaven Free Library
Center Moriches Free Public Library
Central Islip Public Library
Cold Spring Harbor Library
Commack Public Library
Comsewogue Public Library
Connetquot Public Library
Copiague Memorial Public Library
Cutchogue - New Suffolk Free Library
Deer Park Public Library
East Hampton Library
East Islip Public Library
East Meadow Public Library
East Northport Public Library
East Rockaway Public Library
East Williston Public Library
Elmont Public Library
Elwood Public Library
Emma S. Clark Public Library
Farmingdale Public Library
Floral Park Public Library
Floyd Memorial Library
Franklin Square Public Library
Glen Cove Public Library
Great Neck Library
Half Hollow Hills Community Libraries Hampton Bays Public Library
Hampton Library
in Bridgehampton Harborfields Public Library
Hauppauge Public Library
Hempstead Public Library
Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library
Hicksville Public Library
Hillside Public Library
Huntington Public Libraries Island Park Public Library
Island Trees Public Library
Islip Public Library
Jericho Public Library
John Jermain Memorial Library
Lakeview Public Library
Levittown Public Library
Lindenhurst Memorial Library
Locust Valley Public Library
Long Beach Public Library
Longwood Public Library
Lynbrook Public Library
Malverne Public Library
Manhasset Public Library
Massapequa Public Library
Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library
Mattituck-Laurel Library
Merrick Public Library
Middle Country Public Libraries Mineola Memorial Library
Montauk Library
New Hyde Park Public Library
North Babylon Public Library
North Bellmore Public Library
North Merrick Public Library
North Shore Public Library
Northport Public Libraries Oceanside Public Library
Oyster Bay-East Norwich Public Library
Patchogue-Medford Public Library
Peninsula Public Library
Plainedge Public Library
Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library
Port Jefferson Free Library
Port Washington Public Library
Quogue Library
Riverhead Free Library
Rockville Centre Public Library
Rogers Memorial Library
Roosevelt Public Library
Roslyn (Bryant) Public Library
Sachem Public Library
Sayville Library
Sea Cliff Village Public Library
Seaford Public Library
Shelter Island Public Library
Shelter Rock Public Library
Smithtown Libraries South Country Public Library
South Huntington Public Library
Southold Free Library
Syosset Public Library
Uniondale Public Library
Valley Stream Public Library
Wantagh Public Library
West Babylon Public Library
West Hempstead Public Library
West Islip Public Library
Westbury Memorial Public Library
Westhampton Free Library
Williston Park Public Library
Wyandanch Public Library

Long Island Government
Nassau and Suffolk are counties in Long Island city. Each county has own governments, with a County Executive leading. Both are having legislature and countywide nominated officials, such as district advocate, county clerk and county comptroller. The city is home to two Native American Indian reservations, Poospatuck Reservation and Shinnecock Reservation. Both counties are having a sheriff's office that holder's civil process, evictions, warrant service and enforcement, prisoner transport and detention, and operation of the county jail. In 1896 the withdrawal of Long Island from New York was proposed but talk was recovered towards the latter part of the twentieth century.

Long Island Economy
The city's min economic sectors are tourism, industries and transportation. Long Island was considered one of the aviation centers of the United States in the period of 1930 to 1990. It has played a protuberant role in technical research and in engineering. The city economy is an internet source that all local residents. The city labor market experienced a third successive month of job losses. Most major Long Island industries are still losing jobs two years after the national economic recovery began. The city has the Hauppauge Industrial Park is the East Coast's largest industrial park in Long Island and it is has about 1,300 companies employing more than 55,000 Long Islanders. It is one of the economic sectors in Long Island.

Long Island Geography
Long Island is a New York's largest city is situated in the southeast part of the U.S. state of New York. It's bordered share with east by Manhattan, northeast into the Atlantic Ocean. The city is covers four counties they are Queens and Brooklyn, two of which are boroughs of New York City and two of which are mainly suburban they are Nassau and Suffolk. The city has 7,568,304 populations in 2010 estimation. City's glaciers also formed Lake Ronkonkoma in Suffolk County and Lake Success in Nassau County, each a deep kettle lake. The city has categorized as humid subtropical climate. It has hot summers and cool winter. There are also some very soft winters, in which most parts of the island could see less than 10 inches. User Comments

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Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is home to the New York Islanders, an NHL hockey team. The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum not only hosts NHL hockey but also features concerts family events expos and additional sports.
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