Newsday's reporters and mulitmedia staff mark the summer solstice by capturing what a day on Long Island looks like across various walks of life and locations.

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Malaya Del Guzman, 5, of Rockville Centre, kicks a soccer ball around Sea Breeze Park in Freeport, on the longest day of the year and the first day of summer, June 21, 2022.

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Mark Livingston and Nadine Thompson, of Queens, watch the sunset along the Nautical Mile in Freeport, on the longest day of the year and the first day of summer, June 21, 2022.

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Emily Keulet, of Nesconset, left, Michael Gaskin, of Huntington, center, and Muhammad Imran, of Lindenhurst, enjoy a ride at the South Shore Mall Carnival in Bay Shore, Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

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Freeport resident Alyssa Hernandez, 18, relaxing in the cool water at Freeport Pool. Tuesday June 21, 2022.

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Amityville resident Messing Williamson, 13, working on her working out at the LI Express team practice at Freeport Pool Tuesday June 21, 2022.

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Freeport Residents James Reeder and Dumaine Jones, no shirt, leaving it all out on the basketball court at Liberty Park in Freeport Tuesday June 21, 2022. A Day in the LifeTuesday June 21, 2022. A Day in the Life

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Rachel and Michael Vicario, of Mineola, welcome their third child, Mira Rose, 8lbs. 4oz, at 4:27pm by cesarean section at NYU Langone Hospital in Mineola, June 21, 2022.

The family has twin 10 year old boys at home.

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Kids ride amusement park rides at Adventureland on June 21, 2022, in Farmingdale, New York.

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Sydney Karl-Otto (L), Abigail Jarrett (2nd from L), Charlen Casey (3rd from L), Danay Niles (4th from L), Bryan Charlemagne(5th from L), and Rhodney Andre (R) relax on the beach during the Summer Solstace, the longest day of the year, June 21, 2022.

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Cousins Horace Michael, 8, center, and Noah Bryan, 4, left, of North Woodmere, play together at Bay Park in East Rockaway, Tuesday, June 21, 2022, the first official day of summer.

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Zach Torres, 7, of Brentwood, rides his electric motorcycle inside Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

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Commuters at the Mineola LIRR station during sunrise on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in New York.

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Commuters at the Mineola LIRR station during sunrise on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in New York.

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Commuters at the Mineola LIRR station during sunrise on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in New York.

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Kids ride amusement park rides at Adventureland on June 21, 2022, in Farmingdale, New York.

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Kids ride amusement park rides at Adventureland on June 21, 2022, in Farmingdale, New York.

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Kids ride amusement park rides at Adventureland on June 21, 2022, in Farmingdale, New York.

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Kids ride amusement park rides at Adventureland on June 21, 2022, in Farmingdale, New York.

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Caiden Mueller, 17 months, and dad Eric Mueller, 33, of Freeport, play together on the first official day of summer at Cow Meadow Park in Freeport, Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

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Jacob Hernandez, 11, months, with mom Karina Duran, of East Rockaway, on the swings at Bay Park in East Rockaway, Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

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Jacob Hernandez, 11, months, with mom Karina Duran, of East Rockaway, on a stroll at Bay Park in East Rockaway, Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

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Myheir Smith, 7, of East Rockaway, learns how to double-knot his shoes, with help from dad Trilain Smith, as the pair spend the together Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at the playground at Bay Park in East Rockaway.

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Bobby Smith (r) and Shalique Roberts, both Roosevelt residents, shoot hoops on the basketball court at Centennial Park, Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

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Ethan Calliste, 9, of Wyandanch, shoots hoops inside the basketball court at Kevin Van Pault Memorial Park in Wheatley Heights, Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

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Ethan Calliste, 9, of Wyandanch, shoots hoops inside the basketball court at Kevin Van Pault Memorial Park in Wheatley Heights, Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

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Jean Di Leonardo, left, asks to take a picture of a bird tattoo she likes on the leg of Jesie Bray of Selden, June 21, 2022 in Malverne, NY.

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Jesie Bray of Selden, holds a mallard duckling in her hands after rescuing it this morning along the Southern State Parkway near exit 15, June 21, 2022 in Malverne, NY. She brought it to John Di Leonardo of Humane LI for sanctuary.

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Humane LI John Di Leonardo of Riverhead, with 16 factory farmed chickens who were rescued after falling off a truck in NYC last week, in a backyard, June 21, 2022 in Malverne, NY. At Humane Long Island, these Red Rangers who otherwise would’ve been destined for slaughter, are foraging for the first time. John said ‘Following rehabilitation, they will be transported to a vegan animal sanctuary, where they will be loved and never eaten”

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People enjoy a cloudy but calm day at the Jones Beach State Park fishing piers Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

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Deanna Arecco of Hicksville, far right, teaching a sup yoga class, Salty Soul Yoga, to Emma Brendel, 18, of Huntington, front center, and Back row L-r, Nikole Holowat, 21, of Mineola, Rebecca Keller, 18, of Oyster Bay, and Karina Paone, 20, of Oyster Bay, at The Waterfront Center 1 W End Avenue, June 21, 2022 in Oyster Bay, NY.

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North Shore Animal League America kennel manager Michael Spiotta, supervises dogs cooling off in a pool during a “puppy playdate,” on the first official day of summer, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 in Port Washington.

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Northport 1:07pm , June 21, 2022 — Amy Fligstein, of Northport, teaches her 6 year old son George how to ride his bicycle in Northport Park, while her 9 year old daughter Bella and dog “Sheltie” join in.

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Simon Reyes makes bagels at the Bagel Boss on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 in Hicksville.

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Sunrise at the Montauk Lighthouse in Montauk, June 21, 2022.

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A man photographs the sunrise at Robert Moses State Park in West Islip on Tuesday, June. 21, 2022

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Simon Reyes makes bagels at the Bagel Boss on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 in Hicksville.

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Family members from the Hoffer family in Islip, do yoga at Robert Moses on Field 5 at Robert Moses State Park in West Islip on Tuesday, June. 21, 2022

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Commuters on the platform at the LIRR station on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 in Syosset.

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Jones Beach is shown June 21, 2022.

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Golfers get ready for a round of golf at Eisenhower Park on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 in East Meadow.

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Paul Singh, Westbury, gets ready for a round of golf at Eisenhower Park on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 in East Meadow.

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Brendon Phillip, of West Babylon, goes for a stroll with his dog “Buddy” at Belmont Lake State Park in West Babylon on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

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A machine cleans the sand at Atlantic Ave. Beach in Amagansett, June 21, 2022.

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A squirrel enjoys leftover corn at Belmont Lake State Park in West Babylon on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

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A local clammer heads out to sea in the early morning light after passing under the Bayville Draw-bridge into Oyster Bay. Mike Congero, has been the Bayville Bridge Operator for the past 6 years while working with the Nassau County Department of Public Works. At 62 years old Mike thinks this is the perfect job for a man of his stature, leave the heavy stuff to the young guys full of energy. Besides this job has a million dollar view, look at that beautiful scenery, sunshine, birds chirping, looking out over Oyster Bay. Plus I get joggers, walkers and bikers that come by.

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Checking the tide gauge on the side of the bridge, Mike Congero, has been the Bayville Bridge Operator for the past 6 years while working with the Nassau County Department of Public Works. At 62 years old Mike thinks this is the perfect job for a man of his stature, leave the heavy stuff to the young guys full of energy. Besides this job has a million dollar view, look at that beautiful scenery, sunshine, birds chirping, looking out over Oyster Bay. Plus Mike get joggers, walkers and bikers that come by and say hello.

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A jogger takes in her dawn run as she crosses the Bayville draw bridge on W Shore Road into Bayville.

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Caught in the early morning sunlight, a local resident prepares his shell for the return trip from Bayville to Oyster Bay Village on the calm waters of Oyster Bay.

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Two workers, one from a cherry picker on the side of a new building and the other inside the building just off the Meadowbrook Pkwy, working in Westbury Tuesday June 21, 2022.

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Folks boarding a train at the Massapequa Park LIRR station Tuesday June 21, 2022.

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Two workers, one from a cherry picker on the side of a new building and the other inside the building just off the Meadowbrook Pkwy, working in Westbury Tuesday June 21, 2022.

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A cyclist negotiate his way through the morning traffic on Old Country Rd in Garden City Tuesday June 21, 2022.

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Folks waiting for the train at the Massapequa Park LIRR station Tuesday June 21, 2022.

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Morning traffic looking north on Glen Cove Rd in Garden City Tuesday June 21, 2022.

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Folk waiting for the train at the Massapequa Park LIRR station Tuesday June 21, 2022.

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The early morning hours on Southern State Parkway showing west bound in foreground and east bound in the background. Tuesday June 21, 2022.

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Volunteers, including Bob Hoeffner, a 20 year employee of Grumman who worked on the F-14 Tomcat, opens a compartment on the F 14 that was recently moved to the Cradle of Aviation Museum is in the process of restoration in an adjacent hanger Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in Uniondale. The plane is the 711th of the 712 F-14s built by Grumman on Long Island in the 1980s and 1990s. It had been parked at 600 Grumman Rd. West since 2008 when GrummanÕs successor, Northrop Grumman Corp., and the Grumman Retiree Club, a former employees group, created a monument.

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Volunteer Bob Hoeffner, a 20 year employee of Grumman who worked on the F-14 Tomcat, stands on the cockpit ladder near the cockpit of an F 14 that was recently moved to the Cradle of Aviation Museum is in the process of restoration in an adjacent hanger Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in Uniondale. The plane is the 711th of the 712 F-14s built by Grumman on Long Island in the 1980s and 1990s. It had been parked at 600 Grumman Rd. West since 2008 when GrummanÕs successor, Northrop Grumman Corp., and the Grumman Retiree Club, a former employees group, created a monument.

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Deanna Arecco of Hicksville, far right, teaching a sup yoga class, Salty Soul Yoga, to Emma Brendel, 18, of Huntington, front center, and Back row L-r, Nikole Holowat, 21, of Mineola, Rebecca Keller, 18, of Oyster Bay, and Karina Paone, 20, of Oyster Bay, at The Waterfront Center 1 W End Avenue, June 21, 2022 in Oyster Bay, NY.

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