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What’s Old Is New Again By Joey Macellaro Embedded in the lore of our village is a woman by the name of Margaretta Irwin, daughter of the founder of the…

Ocean Beach Area

Ocean Beach Area

Let’s Have a Parade By Joey Macellaro The summer solstice marked the official start of the season this past Thursday, June 21, but summertime in Ocean Beach never truly begins…

Ocean Beach Area

Ocean Beach Area

The Same Boat By Joey Macellaro “We did not all come over on the same ship, but we are all in the same boat,” wrote financier Bernard Baruch. Although some…

Ocean Beach Area

Ocean Beach Area

Coming Home By Joey Macellaro “We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place,” wrote Pascal Mercier. “We stay there, even though we go away. And there are…

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…

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