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By Barbara Gaby Placilla It’s June and we’re already on the second issue of the FI News. There’s a lot going on in OBP and I promise to report only…

Ocean Bay Park

Ocean Bay Park

By Barbara Placilla The summer season officially begins on Fire Island with the arrival of Memorial Day, when the first issue of the Fire Island News hits the stands. For…

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK By Barbara Gaby Placilla Fifty years ago, the Beach Boys wrote a song called “All Summer Long” and the lyrics “T-shirts, cut-offs, and a pair of thongs.…

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK By Barbara Gaby Placilla Everyone knows the signals that the end of summer is near. The proliferation of school supplies in the stores, the appearance of Christmas…

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK By Barbara Placilla When Fire Island becomes a vortex of violet you know that August has arrived. Whether you are walking down the street, pulling a wagon…

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK By Barbara Gaby Placilla What happened to July? Where did it go and how did it happen so quickly? As you read this issue, we’ll be entering…

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK By Barbara Gaby Placilla Like the Beatles sang, “I get high with a little help from my friends”. Now, before the rumor mills and gossipmongers go into…

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK

Ocean Bay Park by Barbara Gaby Placilla THIRTY YEARS AGO, I rode the Long Island Rail Road and got off at the stop called Bay Shore. I took the David’s jitney down…

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK By Barbara Gaby Placilla There’s something very special about June. The sun gets brighter, the days become longer and the air smells delicious. June teases us with…

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK

OCEAN BAY PARK By Barbara Gaby Pacilla We finished up the month of May with a flurry of activity. Steve and I were in Europe for several weeks, cruising through…

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