A local playground and basketball court a few blocks from my house was closed as a result of the Coronavirus. This is happening in public parks all over Long Beach in an effort to limit areas where large gatherings of people can occur. (Jackson Castelli)
A local playground and basketball court a few blocks from my house was closed as a result of the Coronavirus. This is happening in public parks all over Long Beach in an effort to limit areas where large gatherings of people can occur.

Jackson Castelli

Photo Essay: A Community in Quarantine; Memorial Day Weekend, 2020

May 26, 2020

LONG BEACH, NY- The story of the year is clearly the pandemic of Covid-19, but the story of the decade may be the recovery.  If so, these images of Long Beach, NY taken by student-photojournalist Jackson Castelli, sophomore, will be all the more striking.

Click here for a photo essay which documents Memorial Day weekend of 2020 on a beach with everything – except the usual crowds and sounds.

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