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Ten signs fall has arrived on Long Island. (Credit: David Reich-Hale)

Ten signs fall has arrived on Long Island.

10 signs Long Island is ready for fall

From frothy pumpkin spice lattes to anticipating scenic fall foliage, here are some of the tell-tale signs Long Islanders are ready for fall.

The Pumpkin Spice Latte is back, and EVERYONE
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The Pumpkin Spice Latte is back, and EVERYONE is ordering one at Starbucks -- or a variation at one of Long Island's other chain coffee shops.

Schools are back in session, which means sharing
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Schools are back in session, which means sharing the streets with yellow buses during the morning commute.

Bright orange
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Bright orange "U-Pick" pumpkin signs line local side roads and point you off exits on the highway.

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Long Island supermarkets are starting to stock pumpkin
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Long Island supermarkets are starting to stock pumpkin beer. We spotted these at a King Kullen in Hampton Bays.

You trade weekends at Jones Beach for weekends
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You trade weekends at Jones Beach for weekends apple picking at one of Long Island's wonderful U-pick orchards.

Socialites and celebrities close up their summer homes
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Socialites and celebrities close up their summer homes and the Hamptons become ghost towns.

Football practice goes into high gear at schools,
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Football practice goes into high gear at schools, as does practice for a host of other sports, including soccer and cross-country running.

The sun is heading down the sky, and
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The sun is heading down the sky, and thoughts turn to upstate trips to see the leaves change.

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Back from end-of-summer vacations, tank tops and shorts
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Back from end-of-summer vacations, tank tops and shorts get switched out for the latest fall fashion trends.

The first Christmas decorations begin to line the
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The first Christmas decorations begin to line the shelves in stores that seem to completely skip over Halloween and Thanksgiving.
Happy Fall!

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