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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Sunny Daze! A Mama and her girls enjoying the flowers! Summer in East Moriches
Ava enjoying the Aquarium Loves Sharks
The "Crew" at a pool party
Charlee relaxing in the pool at home
Natalia is making a wish for the summer to stay around a little longer in one of the Long Island parks.
First time surfing are Ditch Plans (My 12 year old son)
Summertime, the Boys on the Bleachers, my son and his friends
Cameron relaxing on Papa Ray's boat in the Great South Bay, August, 2018
Seining in the Great South Bay. Siblings Avery (5), Harper (4), and Brody (15 months) having fun looking for fish this past August. Sailors Haven Fire Island
Paulie and Bo enjoying sunshine and ice pops
flying my world war 1 "red baron" triplane on a late summer day!
Finn Graff st Long Island Aquarian Riverhead
walls wharf sunset
Grandkids at Price Bend Beach in Eaton's Neck
Marcia and our dog Lucy enjoying a fun time on Manhasset Bay August 2018
Ashley, Mia, Brianna, and Candy relaxing on Fire Island June 2018
Lisa & John Schroeder with friends Camille & Paul Hauf - fun evening at Jimmy Buffett Concert Jones Beach.
brothers of to school
Tailgate party Jimmy Buffet
Carson, Reese, Parker and Chase Ciaio enjoying 4th of July Weekend at Robert Moses
Fun day at the 4x4 beach
Thomas and Keira McCreery boogie boarding at Democrat Point
Friends having fun at the beach!
Brayden lounging in his blue point backyard pool.
Rebecca and Ashlynne at the ducks game July 2018 fireworks after the game
Kacey feeding a giraffe at the Long Island Game Farm
Having fun in sun -At bar beach in Roslyn July 29 2018
Annabelle and Mark playing at Kalahari?s water park
Cousins enjoying some pool time
Making Jone Beach cute again!
Jonathan and Annarose boating
Jaxon is playing in the sand at Cupsogue Beach.
Mermaids at Cupsogue Beach
Who wouldn't love a private pool at Robert Moses?! Sofia Woll is in toddler paradise! August.
Kylie enjoying the beach in Hampton Bays
My oldest and my youngest enjoying an afternoon of fishing and hanging by the pond
Jayce Francis Giannini, 1, playing in the sand at Venetian Shores in Lindenhurst during one of their evening events
Laughing and loving the waves at Smiths Point. Lily Cooney is with her Daddy, Brett Cooney
Best Friends at the sunflower field
Time to cool off! Vincent Calvanese and Victoria Menna grab a ride on a very big yellow duck!
Will Henry Hurd (13 of Sioux Falls, SD) warms up before a round of golf at Bethpage State Park.
Jumping off life guard stand
Best friends who are more like cousins, Paige and Avery Hiller run alongside Joseph and Sofia Woll trying to capture the last rays of summer. Crab Meadow Beach, August.
At Davis Park Beach July 2018
Hanging out at the sunflower fields on the old truck in East Moriches on a beautiful summer evening
Mikayla Olsen, age 12, doing a handstand on the beach.
James Liguori, age 7, sitting on a rock at Greenport pointe.
Cousins Lily Algios, Emma Bowie and Sarah Bowie enjoy a September day at Robert Moses beach on Fire Island.
Tess Myers (8) relaxes and lets the surf wash over her after a log day of play at Cedar Beach, Mt. Sinai
My son, Aidan Kaplan, was digging at TOBAY Beach after a storm eroded the sand and left a steep drop down to the water on July 21, 2018.
My son, Drew Kaplan, is doing a one-handed "freeze" on the rocks at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay on July 25, 2018.
Front Porch Friends
Brooklyn Martorano, age 11. Fun afternoon in Long Beach on August 29, 2018.
Cousin fun in the sun at the Campbell house!
Ellie and Brooks Horten (ages 3 and 6) enjoying the last days of summer at Long Beach, September 15, 2018.
Orient Point lighthouse, end of summer
Peter Paul Clark (age 5 from Seaford) learning how to "boogie board" at Hither Hills St. Pk. in Montauk.
Paulette visiting Kathy and Bob Ditta at their home on Ocean Beach Fire Island . This was taken as the sun was setting August 25th.
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.
Teenage bliss at Gilgo Beach.
"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.
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