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Downtown RIverhead BIDRiverhead, NYAlive on 25 [AO25], downtown Riverhead’s largest and most anticipated event, is marking its fifth anniversary of annually hosting four evenings of summer fun on Main Street. 

AO25 is a free walkable street festival featuring live music on multiple stages, local craft beverages, food trucks, street dining, vendors, local artisans, face painters, stilt walkers, jugglers and activities the whole family can enjoy. A move to Friday evenings is planned for 2022, kicking off July 1st with fireworks at 9PM. Three events will follow on July 15th, July 29th and August 12 (rain date August 19th).  All events run from 5-9:30pm.

We Are NYFinal Pieces of the Project are in Place

Financial Closure Today Marks Approval of Required Financing Arrangements for First Phase of the Project

Lease Approved by the Port Authority Board of Commissioners in December

New Terminal One Received Final Environmental Approval from the Federal Aviation Administration

Port Authority Board of Commissioners Approved a New Lead Investor in the New Terminal One

Will Be Largest Terminal at JFK Airport When Complete and Will Create 10,000 Jobs, Including 6,000 Construction Jobs

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that construction of a $9.5 billion, world-class New Terminal One at JFK International Airport will move forward this summer now that financial and environmental approvals have been secured, including today's financial close for the first phase of the project.

Halsey House by Jeff Heatley 2015Southampton, N.Y. – The Southampton History Museum is pleased to announce the return of its signature summer event, the Halsey House Gala, to be held on Saturday evening, July 2, between 5:30 and 8:00 pm. “This party is the most fun you’ll have all summer, I promise” says Executive Director Tom Edmonds. Festive wear is highly encouraged with dancing in the grass to the Coverland Band, best known for playing the widest array of artists and swinging pop hits from all eras.

Evelyn_KandelGala Fundraiser Supports Resumption of Biannual Flights to Washington D.C.

Southampton, NY, June 7, 2022 – Honor Flight Long Island, the iconic volunteer-run veterans’ organization, will host a gala fundraiser to support their resumption of flight operations after two years of pandemic related restrictions. The gala features guest of honor and Glen Cove native Evelyn Kandel, the noted Nassau County Poet Laureate (2019-2022) and former United States Marine Corps Sergeant (1951-53).

EA-18G GrowlersSpecial Promotional Raffle Qualifies Paying Museum Guests to Win CWU Flight Jacket!

Farmingdale, NY - In observance of Memorial Day Weekend, American Airpower Museum (AAM) continues their historic participation in the Jones Beach Air Show, flying their fabled "Arsenal of Democracy" warbirds over Jones Beach on Saturday, May 28th and Sunday, May 29th!  AAM’s fleet of iconic and meticulously restored military aircraft will include a B-25 Mitchell Bomber, Douglas C-47 Skytrain troop transport, Grumman TBM Avenger Torpedo Bomber, P-51D Mustang Fighter, Curtiss P-40 Warhawk Fighter, and two AT-6 Texan trainers.  Three EA-18G Growlers will once again be in attendance, subject to other military commitments.

Douglas C47 SkytrainFarmingdale, NY, April 25, 2022 -- The American Airpower Museum (AAM) continues its popular C-47 D-Day Living History Flight Experience with another one set for May 14, 2022 (rain date May 15).  Guests fly on an original WWII Douglas C-47 Skytrain transport aircraft “Second Chance,” and are joined by AAM’s Living Historians for a breathtakingly realistic and unforgettable recreation of what U.S. Paratroopers experienced on D-Day. There are three flights set for May 14, 2022, between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. …

DEC logoTrout Stocking Events Planned throughout Long Island in March and April

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) will hold the annual Spring Family Fishing Festival on Saturday, April 2, at Belmont Lake State Park. Additional sponsors for the fishing festival include the Natural Heritage Trust, The Fisherman Magazine, New York Life, Seaford Knights of Columbus Fishing Club, Art Flick Chapter Trout Unlimited, and radio stations 106.1 WBLI and 102.3 WBAB.

DEC logoTrail Includes 20 Locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

New Opportunities for New Yorkers, Regardless of Age, Ability, Identity, or Background to Enjoy Birding

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the grand opening of the Long Island segment of the New York State Birding Trail to highlight the state’s world-class and wide-ranging birding opportunities. The Long Island segment includes 20 locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, providing a variety of quality birding experiences for New Yorkers and visitors to enjoy.

AAM WWII C-47 Skytrain - American Airpower MuseumFarmingdale, NY (November 29, 2021) – The American Airpower Museum (AAM) will hold its annual Winter Hangar Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, December 12, 2021, from 9:30 until 11:30 a.m.  Come and participate in a fun community event for the entire family.  Hangar 3 will be decked out with Christmas themed decorations plus there will be photo opportunities with Santa all day!  Parents and children will enjoy hot pancakes with butter, maple syrup, sausages and beverages.  The AAM Holiday Tram will also take adults and kids for rides around the Hangar’s ramp, weather permitting. …

We Are NYNew 19,000-Seat UBS Arena Accomplishes Major Milestone of Overall $1.3 Billion Belmont Park Redevelopment Project

New LIRR Elmont-UBS Arena Station Completed

otal Project Expected to Create 10,000 Jobs, Generate $2.7 Billion in Economic Activity

Photos of the New Arena Available Here

Aerial Video of New Arena Available Here

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the opening of UBS Arena, which will bring the New York Islanders back home to Long Island. The new arena marks a major milestone in the overall $1.3 billion Belmont Park Redevelopment Project, which is transforming 43 acres of underutilized parking lots into a premier sports and hospitality destination. In addition to being the new home for the New York Islanders hockey team, the UBS Arena will feature concerts, live entertainment and other events throughout the year.

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