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Long Islanders could soon be able to bike, job or walk all the way from manhattan to montauk point if a proposed 175 mile trail is approved. Not only would this trail connect the two points of the island, it would connect Montauk to Albany through a intricate New York trail system. The trail system […]

  State officials may want to turn part of Camp Hero State Park in Montauk into a camping destination, with its sweeping panoramic views from atop the bluffs just west of Montauk Lighthouse, but several groups think that’s just one terrible idea. New York State is considering allowing camping to occur on 3.3 acres, which […]

IT STANDS like a sentry on watch, a solitary figure on the easternmost bluffs of Long Island. Commissioned 190+ years ago by President George Washington, the Montauk Lighthouse has become one of the most photographed structures in America because of its dramatic location. But the peril of that site is causing concern over the future […]

CAMP HERO: FROM MILITARY INSTALLATION TO STATE PARK Located at Mantauk Point on the easternmost end of Long Island, the park that is today known as Camp Hero has a rich military history that extends back to birth of the United States. As a result of the 1776 Battle of Long Island, which revealed this […]