Summer is here, and it's time to enjoy the sunshine and beautiful weather. From riding bikes on the boardwalk to lounging by the pool, we want to see how you're taking advantage of the weather this season.
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Paulette visiting Kathy and Bob Ditta at their home on Ocean Beach Fire Island . This was taken as the sun was setting August 25th.
Ellie and Brooks Horten (ages 3 and 6) enjoying the last days of summer at Long Beach, September 15, 2018.
Cousin fun in the sun at the Campbell house!
Merrick buddies Jason Natal, Drew Lerman, Jason Cloth, Ben Bach and Aidan Heeley enjoying the end of summer at Nickerson Beach Club on August 25, 2018
The Last Sunday of the Summer 2018
Cousins soaking up the final days of summer at Shinnecock Bay in Southampton
Most people love sunsets, but I love the sky at dusk.
"Paddle Boarding" Catherine and Hannah August 1, 2018 Long Island Sound, Sea Cliff, NY
Peek a Boo...looking through the boat window is Tai Aaaisya-Bey, age 5 of Central Islip enjoying an afternoon on the boat with his parents and his aunt, uncle and cousins by Democrat Point at the Fire Island National Seashore
Isabella and Julianna relaxing after a long day of surfing at Gilgo Beach.
Owen and Sadie enjoying the sunflowers in East Moriches
Catherine 1st time on the Paddle board. August 1st, 2018 Hempstead Harbor, Sea cliff
Hanging out at Gilgo Beach.
Teenage bliss at Gilgo Beach.
Preston Kohl feeding Clifford, the giraffe, at the Long Island Game Farm on a field trip with Greenport Elementary School on June 6, 2018.
Sadie & Owen enjoy the beach at Montauk
Brooke and James reaching for a rainbow!
A fisherman enjoying his sport at a beautiful time of day - sunset at the Jones Beach Fishing Pier.
Billy Waters karate kick. July 2018
Summer on the Great South Bay
Hannah and Jacob Cohen, Tobay Beach, June 2018
Brothers Dylan and Lucas Lyons swinging on a hot afternoon in bellmore visiting friends.
Beautifully lit lanterns afloat. Water Lantern Festival North Hempstead/Bar Beach Port Washington 8/26/18
Vinny & Angelina checking out the sunset at Smith Point!
Sarah O'Donnell leaping through a Sunflower field in Aquebogue!
Hannah Cohen, Ethan and Riley Torres at Tobay Beach , July 2018
Dog Paddeling, Nick Mortensen chilling with man's best friend, Angus at Bailie Beach, Mattituck.
John Langton with granddaughter Kerrigan catching bubbles at Bellport summer fair.
Sailors Haven, FI. Seining on the Great South Bay
Jocelyn thomas-age 3-at cellini lodge festival in michael j tulley park
Summer loving! Ethan, Emma, & Liam Mortensen, July 4th, 2018
Riding the waves at Tobay
Emma Vulpi, junior master gardener, from East Meadow, lending a hand cleaning the flower & vegetable beds. The Cornell Cooperative Extension/East Meadow Farm. East Meadow, N.Y. 8/14/18
Liam Mortensen celebrating the summer! July 4th, 2018
LI SUP ---we went paddle boarding in Patchogue NY on August 20,2018
Christian Creaven-Tintella, 9, reeling it in on the Laura Lee out of Captree
Christian Creaven-Tintella, Jack & James Miller, and Jack and Reese Rowland enjoying the fireworks at the Beach Blast.
Ethan Mortensen enjoying the last light of the day at Bailie Beach, Mattituck. August 2018
flipin for the beach
Having a fun day at Sailor's Haven Beach, Cole Stuhler, age 7, Luke STuhler, age 7, Makayla Stuhler, age 7 and Logan STuhler, age 5
Mason Muller vacationing from California with friend Lucy Mulcahy and family
Cole Stuhler, age 9, flying the Red, White and Blue at Sailor's Haven Beach.
Rocco and Giovanni having buckets of fun at the Nesconset sprinkler park.
My son-in-law made a slip and slide for my grandsons dual birthday parties. Here is Alex, who turned 6 and his friend Sevastian having a great ride down the hill in their backyard in Glen Cove.
Mermaid spotting in Greenport! Isabella Dombrosky became a mermaid for a day at Silver Sands Motel.
Emily and Jake Maxwell are enjoying a ride in the Merrick Bay this July 4th. Happy Birthday America!
Long Island Summer, John Gardner Farm
Sisters just hanging out and trying on their new sunglasses, in their pool in Elwood
Isabella Dombosky relaxing in Greenport
Riding the carousel in Greenport. Isabella Dombrosky
Ryan Catapano 9 years old continuing Summer League Baseball in Point Lookout. Starting to get hits, stealing bases, getting RBIs, playing 2nd base & throwing out runners. Having lots of fun. As soon as this ends...hitting the beach!
Ellie Anna is enjoying herself at the beach!
My grandson Alex loves the water slide at Bayville Adventure Park.
I fish NY weekend at Hendrickson Park Ready to fish Aidan and Isabella Dombrosky
Sisters just hanging out and trying on their new sunglasses, in their pool in Elwood
Avery in Long Beach
Cousins Mackenzie and Dylan waiting out a rain delay at Citi field
Maggie getting ready to surf at Montauk Beach
Lidocaine Beach West at twilight
Benjamin spashing around the Hewlett point park kiddie pool.
Happiness comes in waves. Joseph Knight hanging with Mom and Dad at Jones Beach, Sunday 8/5/2018
Dante, Ava and Christian are earning some extra cash and providing needed refreshments on a hot July day.
Lindsay celebrating summer after a rain storm at the beach that opened the sky up to a beautiful crystal blue
Caedyn Kelly (4 yrs old) enjoying the water at Holtsville Pool
On the playground before the storm with friends Mari and Devin of Suffolk County.
Summer on the Sound
Gianna jumping in the pool
Dominic jumping in the pool.
My grandchildren, Jason(10), Tara (9), and Chase(8) enjoying a hot August afternoon at Tanner Sprinkler Park in Copiague.
Alex playing on the slip n' slide on July 21, 2018 at Chelsea Mansion
Dante Cunha is catching waves in Montauk. August 3, 2018
Peconic Bay, sunset
Emma Gagliano, 7, having fun fishing and crabbing with her family in Great River, Saturday night..
Sunset at West Meadow Beach
Max and Samantha Cohen have fun jumping over noodles in the pool.
Maggie collecting seashells in Montauk.
My daughter, Keira, enjoying a Sunflower maze!
Julianna Grace enjoying her baby pool at grandma's house in Malverne. July 2018
Ellie loves to play with her water table
It's a good thing they're too young to read that sign! Vincent 3 and Christopher 1 share a laugh at Orient Beach State Park on July 30
Sarah O'Donnell enjoying Meshutt Beach in July!
Tessa Grace enjoying a VIRGIN Pina Colada on the beach!
Jennifer and Kristin Ingegno fly a kite in West Hampton Dunes.
Andrew "Bobby" Laux of Suffolk County enjoying Ponquoge Beach in Hampton Bays. One of his favorite pastimes is flying a kite!
My granddaughter Hayley relaxing on a float .
Owen enjoying some golf time at Rock Hill Country Club in Manorville
Full moon over Massapequa Park on July 26th.
My granddaughters giving their sister a ride in my pool in Deer Park
Christian Creaven-Tintella and Jack Miller on their way to the lighthouse and Kismet
Pierce (2 1/2) drinking water straight from the hose.
My granddaughter Vanessa is enjoying floating in my daughters pool.
Beach day at Robert Moses
Sunset at Sunken Meadow
Logan checking on his garden
Recent visit to the Montauk Lighthouse
Gracie, 9, walking to the Fire Island Lighthouse
Stacked rocks at Montauk Lighthouse
Pierce dressing up as a butterfly at Migratory Bird Day.
Flying high upon the wings of love at Robert Moses
Christian Creaven-Tinp, 9, Hoping to catch a fish in the docks in Greenport
Christian Creaven-Tintella and Jack Miller, both 9, loving life on Kismet FI
Jones Beach-July-2018-James Kurian (1 yr.old) setting up the life-guard flag.
Madison 10 and Sammy 8 at Sunken Meadow State Park on Reggae night!
Sadie & Owen enjoying Meschutt beach in their red white in blue
Payton Anci dancing in the sun set at Field 4 of Jones Beach on 7/18/18.
Cousins enjoying Corey Beach
Nicky Amarosa having a blast in Gramma & Grampa's pool celebrating the 4th of July.
Friends at Cedar Beach
Going for a walk on the Brooklyn Bridge
2 girls hanging by the pool
Carter making the climb
Joseph Michael Jr. At Lake Ronkonkoma enjoying the beautiful day on August 3, 2017.
Cousins; Angelina, Chelsea, Jackson, Justin, Rey, Rachel & Julia, enjoying a day at the beach. July 18, 2017
Joey Montemurro and Olivia Cuccio finding hermet crabs and Masone Beach in August 2017
My grandson Jake fishing by Shinnecock Inlet.
In Hicksville at Pool party Donald III, Elijah and Chaelle Darby
Christopher and Joey Upstate New York jumping in the lake
Camila & Charlotte enjoying Tobay Beach
Hailey, Carter and Jillian getting ready for a boat ride
Enjoy a great day at the beach with good friends, Tobay Beach, 9-4-17
My 3 yrs old son, Rafael, playing with a sprinkler at his grandmother's house in Ronkonkoma, June 2017.
Birthday Wishes! White Post Farm, Melville Lola feeding a Giraffe on her Birthday
Stella digging at Montauk
Mason Neubauer reeled in a fish at Smith's Point, August 2017
On the deck by our pool getting ready take a swim!
Jase Matthew and Lincoln Allen (cousins) taking a spin in West Islip, June 2017
Nicolette & Gabriella enjoying face paint & cotton candy at a summer BBQ
Kiera Fox coming back after surfing the waves at Gilgo beach
3 Sisters enjoying Robert Moses beach Debbie Daidone , Karen Fox , Lynn Heilbrun
Lincoln Allen and Jase Matthew sitting outside a beach sports store (not sure of address) in July, 2017.
TURBULENCE THRILL SEEKERS - My grandkids, Aiden and Rhyan couldn't wait to be tall enough to ride the newest ride Turbulence rollercoaster at Adventureland.
Jackson and Chase enjoying the St.Rose family festival
Checking out sunflowers. Huntington Station, Aug 26,2017
I'm a great catch!
Jumping into summer fun at Sailors Haven, Fire Island-July 27, 2017
Barbara, Danielle, & Gina enjoying Brad Paisley at Jones Beach Theater - August
My two sons Justin & Travis at Splish Splash
Maggie & Ellia's First Mister Softee of the Summer in New York - July in Queens NY
Labor Day With Friends: A Beautiful way to celebrate the end of Summer. Best friends Ty Fichtl (age 8), Maggie Collier (age 7), Cade Fichtl (age 6), Owen Frank (age 8) and Hayden Collier (age 7) enjoy their last day of summer fun at Sea Cliff Beach on a perfect sunny Labor Day.
Brianna, Stephanie, Cassandra & Kaitlyn spelling out love at Wantagh park
My grandson Liam on fairharbor fire Island
Payton Anci enjoying Lanor Day at TOBAY beach
Baby Brooke enjoying some fun in the sun at Jones Beach!
My niece Emma Rose Gagliano, Family fun day at Smith Point Beach.
Richie Martin Fishing, Fishing Boat -Port Jefferson
Leo Rigaud snapper fishing at Trumpets.
Chris hanging on his board after some great waves