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Fire Island Meetings Online: One Reporter’s Experience

by Emma Boskovski |

By Emma Boskovski In this article, I write to reflect upon my experience covering the Village of Ocean Beach Board of Trustee monthly meetings that take place at the Ferry Terminal Boat House, typically on Saturday’s, at 11:15 a.m. Last summer, I had utilized the software known as GoToMeeting to stream the Village of Saltaire Board of Trustee meetings when … Full Story

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Closing and Reopening Fire Island Vacation Homes

by Emma Boskovski |

Advice from the Pros With the glee and giggles of delight that radiate from the homes of Fire Islander’s during the scorching summer season, is the responsibility that comes with closing up your home in the fall, and then, re-opening it again for another summer in the spring. With the insight of experts in the fields of plumbing, mechanical, and … Full Story

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FINS Town Hall at FIA Meeting

by Emma Boskovski |

The Fire Island Association (FIA) held a general meeting at the Ocean Beach Community House, on Saturday, July 27, at 1 p.m. FIA President Suzy Goldhirsch introduced the meeting by declaring the agenda. She set out to explain the mission behind FIA, discuss recent developments regarding the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet (FIMI) construction project, and to explore wastewater … Full Story

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FINS Presentation Prominent at LIU Symposium

by Emma Boskovski |

Long Island University hosted their 2nd Annual Gardiner Symposium on “Digitizing Local History Sources: The Past as Prologue,” at the Cradle of Aviation Museum, on June 22, at 3 p.m. The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation has funded the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at LIU, and they are in the midst of their six-year project to digitize … Full Story

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An Eye for Light: Fire Island Lighthouse Art Show 2019

by Emma Boskovski |

Photos by Sean Fitzthum The Fire Island Lighthouse hosted the opening reception of their Annual Benefit Art Show on June 20, beginning at 6 p.m. The entirety of the Keepers Quarters was decorated with proud artists dancing in the depths of their coastal creations. For the 18th year, The Lighthouse Preservation Society allowed local Long Island artists to display their … Full Story