Monthly Archives: February 2017

North Hempstead has announced plans to use $44 million of federal money to help repair damage to parkling lots, the Town Dock, and its town parks that have been damaged from 2012’s Superstorm Sandy. The funding is coming from FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and will help pay for architectural studies and site construction. […]

Families of Old Bethpage had taken a stand against hateful messages that were sprawled on pavement in one of their local parks. On Saturday families took to the parks to enjoy the weather, but instead of enjoying them they found hateful messages written out in chalk. The photos had started to circulate around Facebook in […]

Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve reaches from Long Island Sound across Lloyd Neck to Lloyd Harbor and occupies approximately 1,500 acres. Located in the Town of Huntington in the Village of Lloyd Harbor, it includes open meadows, pristine beaches, hardwood forests, specimen trees and shrubs, and a freshwater pond in addition to Field’s main house […]

Hoyt Farm Town Park, located in the Town of Smithtown, is well known by local residents for it’s numerous recreational and educational activities. The current boundaries of the park sit on what was originally a land grant known as the Winnecomac Patent, which dates back to 1703 when the Royal Governor of New York had […]

While many people travel the North Fork, little know about the vast array of lighthouses that dot its shorelines, nor do they know that Southold actually has the most lighthouses out of any town in New York State. Horton Point Lighthouse, restored and preserved by the Southold township is an example. This little parcel of […]

Over the course of it’s History, the Fire Island Lighthouse has played a significant role in guiding transatlantic ships traveling into the New York Harbor. For many, this would be their first sight of the United States, as they were European immigrants arriving in America.   The current lighthouse that stands, is not the first […]

Cedar Island, or what is called Cedar Point Lighthouse, is one of Long Islands forgotten lighthouses, sitting sealed like a time capsule earning to be restored, while it continues to guard the entrance to Sag Harbor, overlooking Gardiner’s Bay. Cedar Island Lighthouse is currently located on a sandbar that is connected to Long Island. However, […]

If you’ve ever visited Orient Point for a ferry ride, or coming home from Connecticut you’ve sure seen this coffee pot lighthouse. Sticking at the Eastern end of a reef, this Lighthouse signals your return to Long Island, or as a welcome to our beautiful home. Description: The reason for the Orient Point Lighthouse is […]

Most Long Islanders spend a large amount of time on the vast array of parkways running through the Island. One of those being the infamous Northern State Parkway. What most people do not spend a lot of time on is looking at the center medium or even worrying about filling up their gas tanks while […]

According to reports by Newsday, Suffolk County plans to install hidden cameras throughout it’s parks 9yzzvdt. The idea behind the cameras are to help combat graffiti as well as illegal dumping. The county currently own’s more than 70 parks which total nearly 46,000 acre’s. Suffolk County Legislators Kara Hahn and Sara Anker have both come […]