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Day in the Life of Long Island 2021

This is what a Day in the Life of Long Island looks like. Newsday's photographers and multimedia journalists fanned out across the Island Monday and posted photos on social media highlighting what was happening. We compiled them here for you to see.

Sunrise at Jones Beach State Park Monday. Newsday
Credit: Debbie Egan-Chin

Sunrise at Jones Beach State Park Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

Morning workout at sunrise in Belmont Park in
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Morning workout at sunrise in Belmont Park in Elmont Monday June 28, 2021. A Day in the Life of Long Island

Sunrise at Jones Beach State Park Monday. Newsday
Credit: Debbie Egan-Chin

Sunrise at Jones Beach State Park Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

Morning workout at sunrise in Belmont Park in
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Morning workout at sunrise in Belmont Park in Elmont Monday June 28, 2021. A Day in the Life of Long Island

Thoroughbred house trainer Edmund Pringle with horse Queen
Credit: Debbie Egan-Chin

Thoroughbred house trainer Edmund Pringle with horse Queen Tigua at Barn 34.at Belmont Park Barn Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021..

Donut decorator Gabriela Samoleski glazes the chocote OG,
Credit: Randee Daddona

Donut decorator Gabriela Samoleski glazes the chocote OG, original gangster, at North Fork Donut Co.aka NOFODOCO in Mattituck on Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

Connor Pecinka does early morning baking at Blacksmith's
Credit: Howard Schnapp

Connor Pecinka does early morning baking at Blacksmith's Bakery in Long Beach. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021

A couple walks on the beach at Hither
Credit: Gordon M. Grant

A couple walks on the beach at Hither Hills State Park in Montauk, Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life of LI on June 28, 2021....

Cousins Nina Kacic, 8, of Queens, left, and
Credit: Danielle Silverman

Cousins Nina Kacic, 8, of Queens, left, and Emma Nika, 10, of Port Washington, cool off at Manorhaven Beach Park Pool Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

Diego Molina (left) and Jason Zavala during a
Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa Loarca

Diego Molina (left) and Jason Zavala during a pick up basketball game at Kennedy Memorial Park in Hempstead, Monday June 28, 2021. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI.

Eva Marie Titone, 16, of Bohemia, peeks out
Credit: Danielle Silverman

Eva Marie Titone, 16, of Bohemia, peeks out of her car with her newly adopted puppy, before leaving North Shore Animal League America Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

Shentique Brown of Roosevelt is a two time
Credit: David Handschuh

Shentique Brown of Roosevelt is a two time breast cancer survivor who was told she couldn't have children.Meilani Ava Brown was born with a full head of hair at 3:39am today at Mount Sinai South Nassau. ..Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.........

Elijah Elliott-Negri, 2, and sister Samaya, 4, eat
Credit: Danielle Silverman

Elijah Elliott-Negri, 2, and sister Samaya, 4, eat ice cream at Sweet Treats On the Wharf in Port Washington Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

Saniah Lewis age 11, Huntington plays in the
Credit: Corey Sipkin

Saniah Lewis age 11, Huntington plays in the waves at Robert Moses State Park Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI, Monday, June 28, 2021, in Babylon.

Trini T., left, and Donette Grant, of Hempstead,
Credit: Linda Rosier

Trini T., left, and Donette Grant, of Hempstead, dance at sunset at Bracco's Clam and Oyster Bar on the Nautical Mile in Freeport, on the Day in the Life of Long Island, June 28, 2021. .

Chris Welsh, 7, from Huntington, does cartwheels at
Credit: Corey Sipkin

Chris Welsh, 7, from Huntington, does cartwheels at Robert Moses State Park Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI, Monday, June 28, 2021, in Babylon.

Volunteer firefighters from Lynbrook pull hoses and move
Credit: David Handschuh

Volunteer firefighters from Lynbrook pull hoses and move in on a simulated building fire at the Nassau County Fire Academy in Old Bethpage. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021...

Pierre Marchais, 86, of Oyster Bay, digs for
Credit: Craig Ruttle

Pierre Marchais, 86, of Oyster Bay, digs for sand worms he uses for bait along the Oyster Bay water front. Marchais retired just four years ago as a tree surgeon, and would have continued working, he says, except a chronic condition keeps him from that work now. But, he still digs for bait and fishes from local piers when he can. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021..

Mark Zaloga from Southampton, trims a hedge along
Credit: Gordon M. Grant

Mark Zaloga from Southampton, trims a hedge along Ocean Rd. in Bridgehampton, Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life of LI on June 28, 2021....

Janine Stotis and her husband Alex welcomed Emilia
Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa Loarca

Janine Stotis and her husband Alex welcomed Emilia Elisabeth at 8:26 am at NYU Langone Hospital Long Island in Mineola, Monday June 28, 2021.

Elliot Speiser, a wildlife rehabilitator with Long Island
Credit: Debbie Egan-Chin

Elliot Speiser, a wildlife rehabilitator with Long Island Orchestrating for Nature (LION), cares for Little Duck Boy aka LDB on Monday. LDB is a crested Call duck who was abandoned on Long Island, and like all domestic ducks cannot survive in the wild. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021..

Kathryn Braunreuther Kayaks in the waters off of
Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara

Kathryn Braunreuther Kayaks in the waters off of Stony Brook Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021...

Runners endure the heat as run around Salisbury
Credit: Craig Ruttle

Runners endure the heat as run around Salisbury Lake at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow Monday, June 28, 2021. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI.

Sara Fusciardi, and Joe Colasuonno, of Massapequa Park,
Credit: Linda Rosier

Sara Fusciardi, and Joe Colasuonno, of Massapequa Park, take a picture with their new baby girl, as yet unnamed, in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park. She was born today at 8:07am by C- section and is being monitored in intensive care for respiratory support, June 28, 2021. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI ..

East Meadow resident Michael Pitzer swimming laps while
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

East Meadow resident Michael Pitzer swimming laps while keeping cool at Veterans Memorial Pool and Park in East Meadow Monday June 28, 2021. A Day in the Life of Long Island

Owen Okstand and Nicole Shully arrive for their
Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara

Owen Okstand and Nicole Shully arrive for their prom under a salute of pole axes from members of the Port Jefferson Fire Department. Earl L. Vandermeulen (Port Jefferson) High School hosted their circus themed Prom this evening at The Meadow Club in Port Jefferson Station. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021...

Barbara Kutcher waters the flowers in her family
Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa Loarca

Barbara Kutcher waters the flowers in her family plot at Greenfield Cemetery in Uniondale, Monday June 28, 2021. Barbara and members of her family visit the cemetery every other day to keep the natural flowers alive as a way to honor their parents who once owned Grossman Farm in Malverne. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

Nila the sea lion gives a kiss to
Credit: Randee Daddona

Nila the sea lion gives a kiss to Lucy Gallehugh, 7, of Rockville Centre at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead on Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

East Meadow resident Jordan Garcia enjoying the diving
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

East Meadow resident Jordan Garcia enjoying the diving board while keep cool at Veterans Memorial Pool and Park in East Meadow Monday June 28, 2021. A Day in the Life of Long Island..

Luna E. and Queen Ngwe, of Hempstead at
Credit: Linda Rosier

Luna E. and Queen Ngwe, of Hempstead at Bracco's Clam and Oyster Bar on the Nautical Mile in Freeport, on the Day in the Life of Long Island, June 28, 2021..

Nolette Rivera and Joey Llovet, both of Bay
Credit: Howard Schnapp

Nolette Rivera and Joey Llovet, both of Bay Shore, fish in the waters off Oak Beach. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021

Mimi Edelman, owner and farmer of I &
Credit: Randee Daddona

Mimi Edelman, owner and farmer of I & Me Farm in Orientharvesting the French, Italian lettuce on Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

People hang on as they ride Turbulence at
Credit: Craig Ruttle

People hang on as they ride Turbulence at Adventureland amusement park in Farmingdale Monday, June 28, 2021.

Savannah Hovekamp, 3, of Shelter Island walks through
Credit: Randee Daddona

Savannah Hovekamp, 3, of Shelter Island walks through the field of lavender at Lavender by the Bay in East Marion on Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

The Leonardo family of Westbury, have their umbrella
Credit: Debbie Egan-Chin

The Leonardo family of Westbury, have their umbrella turn inside out from the wind, on Lido Beach Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

Beach goers hit the sand at Gilgo Beach
Credit: Howard Schnapp

Beach goers hit the sand art Gilgo Beach. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

Amir Thomas tries to keep cool in the
Credit: Howard Schnapp

Amir Thomas tries to keep cool in the spray park in Eisenhower Park with his father Tussan, Westbury,. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

East Meadow resident Noah Valencia, 6, having a
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

East Meadow resident Noah Valencia, 6, having a great time in the kiddy pool at Veterans Memorial Pool and Park in East Meadow Monday June 28, 2021. A Day in the Life of Long Island..

Rush hour commuters along the LIE at exit
Credit: James Carbone

Rush hour commuters along the LIE at exit 58 in Islandia on Monday morning, June. 28, 2021. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

Early evening scenes in Sag Harbor Monday. Newsday
Credit: John Roca

Early evening scenes in Sag Harbor Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021...

Rae Mikelberg, 88, of Belle Harbor, left, and
Credit: Danielle Silverman

Rae Mikelberg, 88, of Belle Harbor, left, and Jerry Feldman, 88, of Great Neck, cozy up to watch the sunset together at Steppingstone Park in Kngs Point, Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

A family walks on Robert Moses Beach Monday
Credit: Corey Sipkin

A family walks on Robert Moses Beach Monday evening. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI, Monday, June 28, 2021, in Babylon.

B.G. Shaiman, 8, left, and sister Shayna Shaiman,
Credit: Danielle Silverman

B.G. Shaiman, 8, left, and sister Shayna Shaiman, 4, play together on the pier while watching the sunset with their families at Steppingstone Park in Kings Point Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

Heritage Park in Mt. Sinai host its Summer
Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara

Heritage Park in Mt. Sinai host its Summer Carnival on the evening of June 28, 2021. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021...

A man beats a drum during a sunset
Credit: Randee Daddona

A man beats a drum during a sunset ritual at Sound View Greenport in Greenport on Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI on June 28, 2021.

The sunset is seen looking west from the
Credit: Howard Simmons

The sunset is seen looking west from the parking lot of Nassau Coliseum on Monday. Newsday photographers capture sights and sounds for Day in the Life LI. Hempstead, NY Monday June 28, 2021

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