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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 present. The…

Ocean Beach Area

Ocean Beach Area

OBCF Gifts Monies to VOB By Shoshanna McCollum At a quiet sunset ceremony on Friday evening, Aug. 25, a select group of guests gathered on the back deck behind Windswept…

Ocean Beach Area

Ocean Beach Area

Then and Now By Joey Macellaro The Village of Ocean Beach and its environs boast a rich history and a treasure trove of historical architecture that has been well documented…

Ocean Beach Area

Ocean Beach Area

Like Father, Like Son By Joey Macellaro Growing up in Plainview on Long Island in the 1940s and ’50s, my father spent his summers at our family’s place on Lynbrook…

Ocean Beach Area

Ocean Beach Area

A Town By Any Other Name By Joey Macellaro Aside from an occasional news or sports program, I rarely watch television at home on the mainland. I watch even less…

Ocean Beach Area: Small Town Advantage

Ocean Beach Area: Small Town Advantage

By Joey Macellaro Although the collective population of Fire Island has grown over the last few months from 400 to around 25,000, a small-town feeling is retained here in Ocean…

Ocean Beach Area: Shifting Sands

Ocean Beach Area: Shifting Sands

By Joey Macarello I awoke with a start early one morning a few summers ago, suddenly aware of the fact that I had probably lost my best watch on the…

What Could Have Been

What Could Have Been

By Joey Macellaro After years of commuting to and from the beach by ferry, the process tends to become fairly streamlined, maybe even mundane. Parking arrangements, the process required to…

Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach

By Joe Macellaro A friend traveled with me to open the house for the season today and got his first taste of Fire Island. I explained that I intended to…

ON ISLAND TIME: Ocean Beach Report

ON ISLAND TIME: Ocean Beach Report

ON ISLAND TIME: Ocean Beach Report By Samantha Sigelakis-Minski Hello all, and welcome to the last issue of “On Island Time.” The summer came in slow and left all too…

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