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Isabella, 2, and Gianna, 3, Moreano enjoy a dip in the Long Island Sound outside their #Bayville home

A week in Bayville

Community journalist Tara Conry spends a week in Bayville getting to know the community, attending events and meeting the people that live and work there. Follow along through photos, taken via Instagram, a mobile app that can be used to alter the color and tone of photographs.

This was @JackieMartling in 1961 in his eighth
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This was @JackieMartling in 1961 in his eighth grade class photo at James Vernon School in #eastnorwich

This large exit sign on @JackieMartling 's #bayville
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This large exit sign on @JackieMartling 's #bayville home was swiped from Steve's Pier I restaurant in Bayville after it closed

The dining room, and virtually every room in
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The dining room, and virtually every room in @JackieMartling 's #bayville home, has large windows looking out on the Long Island Sound

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The kitchen in @JackieMartling 's #bayville home
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The kitchen in @JackieMartling 's #bayville home

This is the view from Jackie
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This is the view from Jackie "the Joke Man" Martling's bedroom in his #bayville home

The upstairs porch of @JackieMartling 's #bayville home
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The upstairs porch of @JackieMartling 's #bayville home provides a view of the Long Island Sound

Jackie
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Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling is giving me the tour of his waterfront #bayville home

Long-time #Bayville resident, comic and radio personality @JackieMartling
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Long-time #Bayville resident, comic and radio personality @JackieMartling shows me his studio at his #Bayville home

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The wall of cassettes of some of @JackieMartling
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The wall of cassettes of some of @JackieMartling 's stand-up performances in the 80s and 90s at his studio in #Bayville

Now entering @JackieMartling 's
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Now entering @JackieMartling 's "Jokeland," a garage turned studio at his home in #bayville

Jackie
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Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling @JackieMartling is having his usual, the tuna, at Bridge Cafe in #bayville

Enjoying my grilled chicken, pesto and melted mozzarella
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Enjoying my grilled chicken, pesto and melted mozzarella salad at the Bridge Cafe in #bayville while lunching with Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling

Might have to stop by for one of
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Might have to stop by for one of these later. #Bayville Adventure Park owner D.R. Finley also owns this ice cream shop. (Beaches & Cream), as well as the adjacent Tiki Bar and Shipwreck Tavern

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I spoke with D.R. Finley, owner of #Bayville
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I spoke with D.R. Finley, owner of #Bayville Adventure Park (and Bayville Scream Park). Find out later today what inspired him to open his theme parks

This tunnel allows visitors to the Centre Island
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This tunnel allows visitors to the Centre Island beaches in #Bayville to access Oyster Bay Harbor and the Long Island Sound without crossing Bayville Avenue

Centre Island Bay Beach in #bayville is home
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Centre Island Bay Beach in #bayville is home to piping plovers, which nest in this restricted area

A seagull takes off along the shore of
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A seagull takes off along the shore of Oyster Bay Harbor in #bayville

If you look close, you can see the
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If you look close, you can see the tadpoles swimming in the water at Centre Island Bay Beach in #bayville

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From left, Oyster Bay's Brian Duke, 9, Kevin
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From left, Oyster Bay's Brian Duke, 9, Kevin Duke, 13, and Julie Duke, 5, splash around in Oyster Bay Harbor at Centre Island Bay Beach in #Bayville

What better way to start off this hot
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What better way to start off this hot and humid day than taking a dip in the Long Island Sound at Centre Island Sound Beach in #bayville

Centre Island Sound Beach in #bayville offers great
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Centre Island Sound Beach in #bayville offers great views and swimming in the Long Island Sound

I would love to lounge in this chair
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I would love to lounge in this chair at the Crescent Beach Club in #bayville but I still have other sights to see before our #townfocus comes to an end.

This seal was hanging out at Stehli Beach
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This seal was hanging out at Stehli Beach in #bayville this morning. Lifeguard Paige Gugerty snapped this shot but it looks like the seal is saying,"No pictures, please."

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Jeremiah Relyea, 32, has worked at Frank M.
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Jeremiah Relyea, 32, has worked at Frank M. Flower & Sons shellfish hatchery in Bayville since he was a senior in high school. He now manages the oyster farming part of the business. (July 18, 2013)

These oysters were spawned in March and are
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These oysters were spawned in March and are now ready to be transferred from the hatchery in #Bayville to a bed in Oyster Bay Harbor

This machine, called the
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This machine, called the "screener," cleans and sorts the oysters that are being grown at Frank M Flower & Sons shellfish hatchery in #bayville

This is what one-month old clams look like
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This is what one-month old clams look like #bayville

Workers bring in oysters on a small barge
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Workers bring in oysters on a small barge at the Frank M Flower & Sons shellfish hatchery in #bayville

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My busy day in #bayville continues with a
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My busy day in #bayville continues with a tour of the Frank M. Flower & Sons clam and oyster hatchery. Follow along

A drive down Creek Road in #Bayville offers
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A drive down Creek Road in #Bayville offers a scenic view of Mill Neck Creek

Treating myself to some Whole Wheat Sweet Challah
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Treating myself to some Whole Wheat Sweet Challah French Toast at the Bridge Cafe in #Bayville after this morning's challenging run along the rocky shoreline

Penny takes a short rest before the final
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Penny takes a short rest before the final stretch of our #rockscramblingrun in #bayville

Check out the great view we have of
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Check out the great view we have of the Long Island Sound during our run in #bayville #rockscramblingrun

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This was the easiest part of our 2-mile
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This was the easiest part of our 2-mile #rockscramblingrun in #bayville

Olympic windsurfer Farrah Hall maneuvers her way down
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Olympic windsurfer Farrah Hall maneuvers her way down a large pile of rocks on our run in #bayville

Two people run along the Long Island Sound
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Two people run along the Long Island Sound in #Bayville. (July 18, 2013)

Joining us on our rock scrambling run is
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Joining us on our rock scrambling run is competitive windsurfer Farrah Hall, who is in #bayville training. She will be competing in the 2016 Olympics in Rip

Dave Gugerty always searches for sea glass while
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Dave Gugerty always searches for sea glass while running along the rocky shoreline of the Long Island Sound in #bayville

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Isabella, 2, and Gianna, 3, Moreano enjoy a
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Isabella, 2, and Gianna, 3, Moreano enjoy a dip in the Long Island Sound outside their #Bayville home

Dave Gugerty, a 25 year #Bayville resident and
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Dave Gugerty, a 25 year #Bayville resident and his dog, Penny, scale rocks on our run along the Long Island Sound

Scaling rocks along the Long Island Sound in
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Scaling rocks along the Long Island Sound in #bayville

Penny and Sandy are cooling off before our
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Penny and Sandy are cooling off before our run in #bayville

Some Bayville residents, their pooches and an Olympian
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Some Bayville residents, their pooches and an Olympian head on a "rock scrambling run." (July 18, 2013)

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#Bayville would be a much different place today
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#Bayville would be a much different place today if Robert Moses had been allowed to build this bridge from Bayville to Rye

Who remembers the Pig 'N Whistle? This popular
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Who remembers the Pig 'N Whistle? This popular restaurant was located in the west end of #bayville

Peach Cobbler is the
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Peach Cobbler is the "Flavor of the Day" at Suzie Cakez Cupcakes, which is celebrating the 1 year anniversary of opening her #Bayville bakery today @suziecakez

Boaters can dock their boats here and be
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Boaters can dock their boats here and be shuttled over to the Clam Bar at Bridge Marina

About to pass under the #Bayville Bridge to
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About to pass under the #Bayville Bridge to return to Bridge Marina

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Nassau County is building a wall along West
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Nassau County is building a wall along West Shore Road, which suffered extreme damage during superstorm Sandy, to safeguard it against future storms

The non-profit Waterfront Center on Oyster Bay Harbor
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The non-profit Waterfront Center on Oyster Bay Harbor in Oyster Bay teaches sailing

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