City Archives: Locust Valley

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The Leader has no Readers (L.V. Impressions)

I’d kill to have the copy of the Locust Valley Leader with a cover picture of the trestle with the words, “The Leader has no Readers” emblazoned across the top. I think it was the guys from the class of…
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Along the Water’s Edge (L.V. Impressions)

“But the old man always thought of [the sea] as feminine and as something that gave or withheld great favours.” – Ernest Hemingway Growing up you take it for granted, but Locust Valley, in fact all of Long Island, is…
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Back to the Bar (L.V. Impressions)

excerpted from “Promises of Grace” Two rooms filled with memories of underage drinking, late nights, sex in the parking lot, and old tunes on the juke box. How strange to be back. It had changed. The drinking age was now…
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Brigadoon on the North Shore (L.V. Impressions)

I know a place where time ticks by in years instead of minutes. Ten miles from a major highway where cars speed towards towers of steel, yet in this place nothing changes. The liquor store is still on the corner…