In honor of the first day of summer, Newsday chronicled what a day in the life of Long Island looked like. We traveled across Nassau and Suffolk, from Elmont to Montauk, capturing the scenes of the day and speaking with Long Islanders. Scroll down to see updates spanning the entire day from our journalists, influential Instagram users and people all over LI. For more photos, click here. For a video of the day’s events, click here.
Dogs play at a dog park in Blydenburgh County Park in Smithtown on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Credit: Mandy Hofmockel
Maintenance workers power wash head stones at Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale. See more images from Newsday photographers in our Day in the Life of Long Island gallery here.
Paddling with News 12 See what happened and who fell when the News 12 Long Island morning family went paddleboarding.