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Review: Beacheria

by Shoshanna M. |

786 Evergreen Walk, Ocean Beach 631-583-0387 The corner of Bay and Evergreen Walk has been a pizza place for as long as this reviewer can remember in her Fire Island life. One was there for decades and much beloved, and sorely missed when it shut its doors. Other incarnations followed, but never really quite took hold, leaving uncertainty in its … Full Story

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Interview: New York State Senator Monica R. Martinez

by Shoshanna M. |

  New York State Senator Monica R. Martinez is the first female and Latina state senator to be elected into the Third District – which includes portions of Brookhaven and Islip towns, the community of Brentwood, and the eastern portion of Fire Island. Having served in the Suffolk County Legislature Ninth District for five years prior, she succeeds former Islip … Full Story

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“Islands Without Cars” Makes the Rounds on Fire Island

by Shoshanna M. |

Residents and visitors on Fire Island the first week of July may have noticed a camera crew in town. The acclaimed documentary series “Islands Without Cars,” distributed by PBS, could be seen being filmed in Ocean Beach, Cherry Grove, and at Fire Island Lighthouse, gathering footage for the upcoming third season.   The premise of the Chicago-based series is to … Full Story

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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