Top photos from around LI, NYC from January 2021

7:47 pm  |  09.02.2021

From picturesque scenes of Long Island to the iconic sights of New York City, Newsday photographers capture images telling the stories of the people and places of the region. Here are some of the most compelling photos.

Commuters bundled up for the freezing cold weather
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.


Commuters bundle up for the cold weather while catching the bus at Roosevelt Field in Garden City on Jan. 29.

9/11 line of duty funeral service for NCPD
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The funeral service for Nassau Police Det. Erick Contreras takes place at the First Baptist Cathedral of Westbury on Jan. 23.

9/11 line of duty funeral service for NCPD
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The funeral service for Nassau Police Det. Erick Contreras takes place at the First Baptist Cathedral of Westbury on Jan. 23.

Boats, both private and commercial along with fences,
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Boats, both private and commercial, along with fences, sheds and other items are stored on the canal front in Lindenhurst on Jan. 14.

A man is reflected in the Peconic River
Credit: Newsday/John Paraskevas

A man is reflected in the Peconic River as he walks through Milton Burns Grangebel Park in downtown Riverhead on a partly cloudy afternoon on Jan. 13.

January 18, 2021 - Uniondale -- On Martin
Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo/Kevin P. Coughlin

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a New York State Vaccination Site in Nassau County opened at Grace Cathedral International in Uniondale on Jan. 18.

January 20, 2021-Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul on behalf
Credit: Darren McGee- Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo/Darren McGee

The New York State COVID-19 Vaccination site in Rochester opens on Jan. 20.

Town of Oyster Bay Department of Public Safety
Credit: James Carbone

Town of Oyster Bay Department of Public Safety commissioner Justin McCaffrey at site of a small plane crash at the Town of Oyster Bay Solid Waste Disposal Complex on Winding Road in Old Bethpage on Jan. 11.

Woman wearing a face mask walks past a
Credit: Debbie Egan-Chin

A woman wearing a face mask walks by a “God Bless America” window painting on Jan. 11 in Massapequa.

Black Lives Matter organizer Terrel Tuosto leading the
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.


Black Lives Matter organizer Terrel Tuosto leads a march on Jan. 9 at Wantagh Train Station.

Commuters bundled up for the freezing cold weather
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Commuters bundled up for the cold weather while catching the bus at Roosevelt Field in Garden City on Jan. 29.

See also  Best Natural Locations USA: Clean Air and Beautiful Views
Hempstead town workers secure boats at the Town
Credit: James Carbone

Hempstead town workers secure boats at the Town of Hempstead Angie M. Cullin East Marina in Point Lookout on Jan. 31 in preparation for the storm.

As her mother, Sally, watches, Jazmin Izquierdo, 7,
Credit: Newsday/John Paraskevas

Jazmin Izquierdo, 7, shows her excitement about the new year by doing handstands on the sand in front of her mother, Sally, at Cedar Beach in Mount Sinai on Jan. 1.

The first sunrise of 2021 at Montauk Point
Credit: Gordon M. Grant

The first sunrise of 2021 at Montauk Point in Montauk on Jan. 1.

Credit: Craig Ruttle

People move along a newly opened entrance at W. 33rd Street and 7th Ave. at Penn Station on Jan. 1. The towering entrance is part of an ongoing major project at the Long Island Rail Road area of the station.

Mike Lee, from Elmont, practices his paragliding on
Credit: Corey Sipkin

Mike Lee, of Elmont, practices his paragliding on Jan. 1 at Jones Beach.

Like us on Facebook for more stories like this:

Tags: