Fourth of July around Long Island


"Future Miss Wantagh" Adrianna Nordquist, 3, is awarded with her very own tiara at Wantagh Elementary School on July 4, 2014. Adrianna was asked to join the ceremony after she sported a "Future Miss Wantagh" T-shirt at the Wantagh Memorial Day parade. (Credit: Marlo Jappen)

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Long Islanders celebrate the Fourth of July at parades, parties and at the beach despite rain and the threat of a thunderstorm Friday, July 4, 2014.

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