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A Tale of Two Trophies: FIN Scores Top PCLI Media Award Spots

by Shoshanna M. |

Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) 2019 Media Awards were announced at their annual dinner event, held at The Watermill in Smithtown on Thursday, June 6, 2019. Fire Island News (FIN) picked up two first-place awards that evening, presently making it a total of eight media awards secured by this publication since 2016, three of which rank first place. Artist … Full Story

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Review: Le Dock

by Shoshanna M. |

60 Bay Walk, Fair Harbor, NY 11706631-583-5200 Sir Isaac Newton famously stated, “An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.” In this case the lone Fair Harbor restaurant space we all know as Le Dock is the … Full Story

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The Scholarship: FIUFSD Graduation 2019

by Shoshanna M. |

“Omne trium perfectum,” is the phrase Fire Island Union Free School District (FIUFSD) Superintendent Loretta Ferraro used in her commemorative speech, which is Latin for “every set of three is complete.” With graduating classes of three in both Pre-Kindergarten and sixth grade, her choice of words could not have been better as she addressed the audience of proud parents who … Full Story

Woman Dies Off Shore of Fire Island in Violent Sunday Storm

by Shoshanna M. |

By Shoshanna McCollum ~ A 60-year old woman was pronounced dead in Seaview on Sunday, June 30 at approximately 3:45 p.m. It is believed she got caught in rough bay waters when the sudden and violent storm passed over much of Long Island – including Fire Island, where it made landfall shortly after 3 p.m. in the afternoon. “We received … Full Story

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Review: Dockside Brick Oven Pizza & Deli

by Shoshanna M. |

By Shoshanna McCollum Dockside Brick Oven Pizza & Deli780 Bay Walk, Ocean Beach, NY631-583-0303 • Delivery Available Mermaid Market is rebranding as Dockside. They still make wonderful deli sandwiches, and Helen and Travis are still there to greet you with a smile – nevertheless the place has a new look and expanded services. Delivery of their state-of-theart pizza oven was … Full Story

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LIU Archives Update for Fire Island

by Shoshanna M. |

By Shoshanna McCollum A little over 11 months ago, Fire Island News covered the exploratory meeting that took place on June 23, 2018, in which Dr. Gregory Hunter introduced himself to the keepers of historical archives collections in various Fire Island communities to discuss the Long Island University (LIU) Digitization Project. The university is a recipient of a $1.5 million … Full Story

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Review: Fire Island Coffee

by Shoshanna M. |

By Shoshanna McCollum My husband John makes the best cup of coffee. It’s one of the reasons I married him. This achievement does not require a cutting- edge device to brew the perfect cup – our Mr. Coffee maker has served us well for years. He does not require exotic beans from an expensive gourmet shop either, but nevertheless he … Full Story