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Charles Dickens Festival in Port Jefferson

Charles Dickens Festival in Port Jefferson

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Port Jefferson is an enticing destination during the warmer months, but it’s also appealing to stroll around this seaside village in nippy weather while sipping a warm beverage and soaking in festive holiday cheer.  As if even more incentive was necessary to visit, characters will be reenacting Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol in December. […]

Seals on Long Island

Seals on Long Island

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Even if the colder months aren’t boating season for most, we do live nearby the coast year-round. Off-season is a great time to stay connected to the waters we love by going seal watching. Whether it’s by land or by sea, spotting these sometimes-graceful, sometimes-comical creatures is great fun for everyone. Seal Walks at […]

A Mayor by Land and Sea

A Mayor by Land and Sea

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Whether you live on Long Island or boat over from a neighboring state, there’s a significant chance that you’ve enjoyed multiple visits to the Village of Port Jefferson. Located about the halfway point of Long Island on its north side along a deep water harbor leading to the Long Island Sound, the bustling village is […]

Sailing Onward and Beyond MS

Sailing Onward and Beyond MS

June 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Severe chronic illness can rob individuals of the life they had hoped and planned for, though many find a silver lining — strength that grows through trials and tribulations. For those living with multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease affecting the central nervous system, brain, and spinal cord, Oceans of Hope is a special […]

Ow! My Stomach Hurts!

Ow! My Stomach Hurts!

June 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Boating is a great way to escape from our everyday schedules, relax, and enjoy ourselves. Yet sometimes things happen out on the water that quickly bring us back to reality — and possibly back to shore. One of the most common and potentially troubling reality checks is gastrointestinal issues. Just being on a boat […]

The School on the Water

The School on the Water

March 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

                        The view while crossing over the Throgs Neck Bridge is breathtaking. Included in the panorama is the school on the water — The State University of New York Maritime College (SUNY Maritime) — and its training ship, Empire State VI. There’s excitement at […]

Go Gently on the Waters

Go Gently on the Waters

October 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

                            On a peaceful, overcast morning in Hampton Bays, two rows of excited onlookers silently formed a path to the calm Long Island waters as the star of the hour peeked through a crate at her fans. I wondered, did she know […]

Seal Spotting

Seal Spotting

February 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Whether seals along our shores are romping, sunbathing, eating, or sleeping, they are a delightful sight to see! We’ve compiled some of the multiple adventures offered in our area, giving you abundant opportunities to spy seals throughout the colder months. Seal Walks at Cupsogue Beach The Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island, Inc. […]