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Depending on where you are on Long Island New York,
the Manhattan can be 20 minutes to 3 hours away. Either
way their are numerous activities and events available
for you to explore. To assit you we have compiled numerous
links and resources below.
What to Do
With everything from museums, historical sites and lighthouses,
to sophisticated malls, designer outlets and shopping
villages, to wineries and farm stands, to family fun
parks, aquariums and zoos, there's far more than plenty
to do on Long Island! Pick a category and region that
interest you, and you'll be presented with a host of
options. If you have a particular range of dates in
mind try our Calendar of events. - From http://www.licvb.com
The Long Island Statistical information.
Long Island is home to about 2.65 million people, according
to a recent survey by the Long Island Power Authority
of the region population. Nassau County has about 1.29
million people, compared to the 1.36 million people
The median age in Nassau is 38.6 and 35.54 in Suffolk.
About 31.6 percent of the populace is over 50 in Nassau,
versus 25.8 in Suffolk.
Nassau County and Suffolk County are each governed by
legislatures. Nassau has 19 equal-sized districts, while
Suffolk is divided into 18 legislative districts.
In addition to two cities and three towns, Nassau County
also contains 64 villages with their own elected officials,
including a mayor and a village board. Suffolk County
is divided into 10 towns. Each town elects a supervisor
who is its chief executive officer and presides over
town boards. Other elected officials are the town clerk,
superintendent of highways and receiver of taxes.
There are also 31 villages and 128 hamlets in Suffolk.
In terms of police officers, Nassau County’s eight
precincts have 2,981, slightly more than Suffolk with
seven police precincts and 2,748 officers. Long Island
is largely served by volunteer firefighters.
Long Island is home to 125 public schools districts,
416, 093 students and 29,901 teachers. There are also
233 private schools, with 53,629 students and 4,873
The area is also comprised of 17 four-year colleges,
eight two-to-three year colleges and five professional
institutions. About 88.4 percent of high school students
on Long Island go on to enter post-secondary education.
The Nassau County library system services 54 libraries
and four branches. The Suffolk Cooperative Library System
includes 54 libraries and seven branches.
Brooklyn Union, a KeySpan Energy company, is the principal
provider of natural gas to Long Island. KeySpan generated
electricity and provides electrical transmission, distribution
and billing services to the Long Island Power Authority
for its one million customers.
Verizon provides local phone service, while Cablevision
is the premier cable provider.
Long Islander’s drink from a groundwater system.
Nassau holds about 10 trillion gallons of water per
year. Suffolk contains about 70 trillion. With similar
population levels, the maximum daily consumption levels
for both Nassau and Suffolk are about 240 gallons per
day, while the minimum is 140 million gallons.
Nassau and Suffolk use separate systems for water run
off and sewage. Nassau owns and operates three sewage
treatment plants, with a capacity of 153 million gallons
a day. They operate at 72.5 percent capacity combined.
Suffolk County, with a significant amount of cesspools,
operates 136 sewage treatment facilities, but treats
only about 56.2 million gallons per day.