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TourismGala2022_Winners2Including the Partner of the Year, Tourism Trailblazer, Industry Advancement, and Tourism Legacy Honorees

Long Island, NY (December 9, 2022) — Discover Long Island, the region’s official and only accredited destination marketing organization, was proud to unveil the recipients of the 2022 Tourism Awards at the organization’s 4th annual gala, held Tuesday night, at the Fox Hollow in Woodbury. The annual event is designed to recognize the diverse group of local leaders, organizations, and business owners who continue to shape and further Long Island’s $6.3 billion tourism industry. …

Navy Cadets deliver roses to a vintage AT-6 Texan Warbird at AAMConducted by the Long Island Air Force Association

Farmingdale, N.Y. -- On Wednesday, December 7, 2022, American Airpower Museum hosts the annual “Dropping of the Roses” Pearl Harbor Memorial Ceremony conducted by the Long Island Air Force Association (LIAFA).  The American Airpower Museum (AAM) has provided space for this event each year ever since the Museum opened its doors in 2000.  December 7, 2022 is the 81st Anniversary of the Japanese attack on the U.S. Navy Fleet based at Pearl Harbor. …

IYA ALARO by Oluswasey Awoyomi 2021Funding to be used for an exhibit and programs organized by Harlem Needle Arts in 2023.

Southampton, N.Y. – The Southampton History Museum has received a Regrowth and Capacity grant of $10,000 from the New York State Council on the Arts. This grant will support the organization’s PROGRAM, as they continue their ongoing recovery from pandemic challenges.

Discover Long IslandHigh resolution headshots are available HERE.

Long Island, NY (Tuesday, October 25, 2022) — Discover Long Island, the region’s official and only accredited destination marketing organization has announced a stream of new talent on board, filling four key positions in the marketing, communications and partnership departments.  All hailing from Long Island, new members of the award-winning team include Edward Carr, Director of Advocacy and Stewardship; Allison Brown, Director of Marketing; Angelica Miceli, Director of Partnership Engagement and Events and Ilona Kaydanov, Communications Manager.

Haunted HangarFarmingdale, NY – Who said Halloween is just for children?  Fright takes flight at American Airpower Scarepower Museum on Saturday, October 29, 2022.  Once again, our Museum resumes its tradition of offering a child-safe place for children to enjoy Halloween shenanigans.  Flap your bat wings to the Museum and go trick or treating in our Haunted Hangar!…

We Are NYView Weekly I LOVE NY Fall Foliage Reports Available Every Wednesday, Beginning September 14, Here

Watch New Broadcast and Digital Marketing Campaign Showcasing Popular Seasonal Attractions and Destinations Here

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the start of New York State's 2022 fall foliage and travel season, highlighted by the return of I LOVE NY's Fall Foliage Reports and a new I LOVE NY broadcast and digital marketing campaign to showcase popular fall activities and attractions. I LOVE NY is also collaborating with the state's network of heritage tourism destinations on this year's Path Through History Weekend, scheduled for October 8 to 10, which will feature special events and activations at the state's rich history and historic sites.

Fairchild Republic A-10 WarthogFarmingdale, NY, September 6, 2022 -- Don’t miss American Airpower Museum’s (AAM) event on Sunday, September 18, 2022, as we showcase dozens of classic and modern Corvettes on our ramp for the Annual Vettes & Jets Car Show!  Come see a huge assortment of Corvettes, from inception up to present day, alongside jet fighters of the same eras.  Organized by the Long Island Corvette Owners Association (LICOA), this show is a fundraiser for AAM. …

Sayre Barn by Tom Edmonds 2019Featuring Famed Mentalist Kevin Nicholas

Southampton, NY -- The Rotary Club of Southampton, located on the beautiful grounds Southampton Inn, is proud to sponsor a mind-blowing evening of magic, psychological wizardry, drinks and hors d'oeuvre on Thursday, August 25 from 5:30 - 8 p.m., on the grounds of the Rogers Mansion, home of the Southampton History Museum. It is located on 17 Meeting House Lane, with parking across the street in the First Presbyterian Church parking lot. All proceeds will go to the Southampton History Museum.

American Airpower Museum logo37 Vietnam War Veterans Receive Long Overdue Recognition and Thanks for Military Service

Farmingdale, NY (July 25, 2022) – On Saturday, August 13, 2022, the American Airpower Museum and Honor Flight Long Island will host a reunion of 37 Vietnam era veterans and one WWII veteran.  On June 4, 2022, Honor Flight escorted this group of veterans on an early-morning free flight to Washington, D.C.  Veterans and their guardians visited WWII and Vietnam Memorials, plus Arlington National Cemetery for a Changing of the Guard.  They returned to Islip later that evening for a rousing welcome by the Eastern Long Island Police Pipes and Drums Band, plus thunderous applause from hundreds of family and supporters!…

AAM C-47B boarding the airplaneFarmingdale, NY – In celebration of its 78th anniversary, the American Airpower Museum’s Douglas C-47B “Skytrain” transport will conduct four Living History Flight Experiences on Saturday, July 23, 2022.  Dozens of Long Islanders will get a rare chance to fly in AAM’s iconic WWII C-47B, one of the few still in original military condition.  This is a one-of-a-kind immersive educational program, where Living Historians give guests a sense of what 101st and 82nd Airborne Division Paratroopers felt on their incredible 1,200-plane D-Day assault.  WWII Living Historian Robert Scarabino, with help from his 101st Airborne Reenactors, will transport passengers back in time. …

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