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Old 08-05-2011, 12:57 PM
 
Location: Tioga County
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While not a stampede, there has always been a small/steady influx of LI'ers to our area
of upstate NY. One of the reasons that seems to come up regularly by these transplants
for moving up here, is that they are still within a 3-5 hour drive from friends/family down there. Since
shortly after 9-11, I've noticed an increase in the number of year round homes in our area...
..both suburban and rural being bought as 2nd homes by L.I.,NYC, and Jersey folks.
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Old 08-05-2011, 01:54 PM
 
Location: North of the Cow Pasture and South of the Wind Turbines
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While not a stampede, there has always been a small/steady influx of LI'ers to our area
of upstate NY. One of the reasons that seems to come up regularly by these transplants
for moving up here, is that they are still within a 3-5 hour drive from friends/family down there. Since
shortly after 9-11, I've noticed an increase in the number of year round homes in our area...
..both suburban and rural being bought as 2nd homes by L.I.,NYC, and Jersey folks.

Yes, most of the Catskills are transplants from LI, from either long ago or within the last 10 years. We seem to get a better crop of them than most states, not generally the Islanders I remember.

Long Islanders in general are only allowed to move to FLA, NC, or SC, so it's a bold move when they break tradition, and local laws to move Upstate.
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Old 08-05-2011, 06:21 PM
 
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North Carolina, Florida and Pennsylvania. Every person I know who moved from Long Island moved to one of those three places, and in six months I'm moving to North Carolina as well, to a community that is predominantly made up of former Long Islanders.
What area in NC are you moving to..if you don't mind me asking?
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Old 08-06-2011, 08:32 AM
 
Location: Hudson Valley of New York
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A lot of Long Islanders have been moving to the Hudson Valley (Orange & Dutchess counties).
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Old 08-06-2011, 03:19 PM
 
Location: Islip,NY
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I like upstate NY it's peaceful and quiet. My grandparents have a home in Ellenville and my uncle still lives in it. It was their summer place. They have long sinced passed but there is about 3 acres and it's really quiet there. My kind of place to live. I would live there but my question is jobs? are they just as hard to find as on LI?
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Old 08-07-2011, 12:23 AM
 
Location: Tampa, Fl (SoHo/Hyde Park)
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you will run into long islanders almost anywhere you go. many have moved to las vegas, all over california, arizona, pa,va,nc,sc,ga,tn, texas, colorado, oregon, and tons are in florida. many of the younger just out of college move off to places like san francisco, san diego, denver, dallas, atlanta, charlotte, DC...cities with a fun lifestyle, cool areas for young people to live and with decent job markets
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Old 08-09-2011, 07:25 AM
 
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I also thought of moving to the Carolina's but now being retired and artritic its still too hot in the summer down there.When you come right down to it you can't beat the average weather we have here on LI. Lucky I didn't buy in a development so I'm gonna hang here till the taxes drive me away.
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Old 08-09-2011, 01:02 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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As a lifelong resident of Raleigh, NC, I am shocked to hear that there is anybody left on LI, because it certainly seems like they've all moved here!
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Old 08-09-2011, 01:50 PM
 
Location: Inis Fada
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Yes, most of the Catskills are transplants from LI, from either long ago or within the last 10 years. We seem to get a better crop of them than most states, not generally the Islanders I remember.

Long Islanders in general are only allowed to move to FLA, NC, or SC, so it's a bold move when they break tradition, and local laws to move Upstate.
Weren't you from LI a long while back? You tradition breaking rebel!
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Old 08-09-2011, 03:03 PM
 
Location: North of the Cow Pasture and South of the Wind Turbines
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Weren't you from LI a long while back? You tradition breaking rebel!
Long while, back when beaches were free, and most people had no idea where the North Fork was, even people I remember from the South Fork, like my bro Jackson Pollack.
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