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HISTORY: Frank O’Hara: Poetry and Death on Fire Island

HISTORY: Frank O’Hara: Poetry and Death on Fire Island

by Thomas McGann Frank O’Hara (1926-1966) was a poet whose life and tragic death are inextricably bound with Fire Island. He was an influential member of what has…

FINS Superintendent Chris Soller Set to Retire at End of March

FINS Superintendent Chris Soller Set to Retire at End of March

By Shoshanna McCollum Fire Island National Seashore (FINS) officially announced the retirement of Park Superintendent K. Christopher Soller, effective March 31, 2018. He departs after holding the title…

Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

By Maria Silsdorf On Tuesday, March 20, the Ocean Beach Association hosted their annual Winter Meeting in NYC. Despite the impending nor’easter, attendance was strong with about 150…

Elephant in the Room: Ocean Beach Board Meeting 1/27/18

Elephant in the Room: Ocean Beach Board Meeting 1/27/18

By Shoshanna McCollum “Big changes in Ocean Beach,” is how Mayor James Mallott predicted the shape of things to come, as he addressed the audience at the Ocean…

Satellite Station: An Ocean Beach Mainland Office?

Satellite Station: An Ocean Beach Mainland Office?

By Shoshanna McCollum With the Great South Bay frozen for nearly a month, Fire Island has been on ice much of this winter, yet chatter is bubbling to…

Before and After Hurricane Sandy

Before and After Hurricane Sandy

By Shoshanna McCollum “Was it five years ago?” The question that comes up a lot in conversation recently, but of course we already know the answer. It is…

COLUMNS

Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

By Maria Silsdorf On Tuesday, March 20, the Ocean Beach Association hosted their annual Winter…

Atlantique

Atlantique

Fire Island Friend By Kirsten Corssen These three short months are our lifeline, and the…

Ocean Bay Park

Ocean Bay Park

By Barbara Placilla If you followed the rules of summer you may have done some…

Fire Island Pines

Fire Island Pines

Rose’s View By Robert Levine Once again it’s Labor Day weekend! How did it get…

Cherry Grove

Cherry Grove

Rose’s View By Robert Levine Congratulations to Fire Island News (FIN): Celebrating 60 years and…

Kismet

Kismet

By Amanda Barbara It seems like we blinked and summer was gone. I can’t believe…

Ocean Beach Area

Ocean Beach Area

OBCF Gifts Monies to VOB By Shoshanna McCollum At a quiet sunset ceremony on Friday…

Saltaire

Saltaire

Saltaire Summery By Hugh O’Brien  Eclipse? Big deal. We had a Centennial. There’s a better…

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

By Maria Silsdorf On Tuesday, March 20, the Ocean Beach Association hosted their annual Winter Meeting in NYC. Despite the impending nor’easter, attendance was strong with about…

COLUMNS

Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

By Maria Silsdorf On Tuesday, March 20, the Ocean Beach Association hosted their annual Winter Meeting in NYC. Despite the impending nor’easter, attendance was strong with about…

COLUMNS

Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

By Maria Silsdorf On Tuesday, March 20, the Ocean Beach Association hosted their annual Winter Meeting in NYC. Despite the impending nor’easter, attendance was strong with about…

COLUMNS

Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

By Maria Silsdorf On Tuesday, March 20, the Ocean Beach Association hosted their annual Winter Meeting in NYC. Despite the impending nor’easter, attendance was strong with about…

COLUMNS

Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

By Maria Silsdorf On Tuesday, March 20, the Ocean Beach Association hosted their annual Winter Meeting in NYC. Despite the impending nor’easter, attendance was strong with about…

COLUMNS

Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

By Maria Silsdorf On Tuesday, March 20, the Ocean Beach Association hosted their annual Winter Meeting in NYC. Despite the impending nor’easter, attendance was strong with about…

COLUMNS

Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

By Maria Silsdorf On Tuesday, March 20, the Ocean Beach Association hosted their annual Winter Meeting in NYC. Despite the impending nor’easter, attendance was strong with about…

COLUMNS

Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

By Maria Silsdorf On Tuesday, March 20, the Ocean Beach Association hosted their annual Winter Meeting in NYC. Despite the impending nor’easter, attendance was strong with about…