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Keeper of Clean Waters

Keeper of Clean Waters

September 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

.   While we’re out boating, the sad reality is that we often spot trash. You scoop it out, but you wonder how dirty water affects everything — boating, marine creatures, and safe drinking levels. Marc Yaggi and the Waterkeeper Alliance think about that as well, as they work to protect our precious water resources […]

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 […]

Preserving History:  Raising Saddle Rock Grist Mill Awareness

Preserving History: Raising Saddle Rock Grist Mill Awareness

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Overlooking Little Neck Bay in Great Neck is the centuries-old Saddle Rock Grist Mill. It was built in the 1700s and the mill that boaters see today was reconstructed in 1850. It stands as a reminder that Long Islanders once depended on mills to grind grain and corn, staples in economic life. Its continuing existence […]

New York Harbor, An Artist’s Muse

New York Harbor, An Artist’s Muse

September 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Christina Sun is a maritime artist whose passion for the New York Harbor inspires her artwork. Her connection with the harbor entices her to spend days with a paint brush or pen in hand drawing and painting the ships, tankers, and other vesselspassing though it. Her last name fits an artist whose creations are warm, […]