OCEAN BEACH AREA: “Only Footprints”

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OCEAN BEACH AREA: “Only Footprints” Theresa and Patrick Macri Well, August is definitely upon us as the first real heat wave hit Ocean Beach with temperatures exceeding the 90-degree mark for five days in a row. Beachgoers were delighted but it put extra pressure on the OB lifeguards to protect the throngs of people seeking relief in the water. “The … Full Story

OCEAN BEACH: Only Footprints

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OCEAN BEACH: Only Footprints By Theresa and Patrick Macri This column is being written on the end of a perfect week, the weather has been warm, but much less humid than you might expect. It is also also the end of the “middle month,” and we all know that with the coming of August, the last run of summer 2015 … Full Story

OCEAN BEACH AREA: Only Footprints

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By Theresa and Patrick Macri There was a lot happening over the July 4th weekend, most notably the annual Children’s Parade and the OBFD Picnic on the ball field. Over 80 floats were entered in this year’s event and the town parade route was packed with smiling supporters. Our good friends from the Bay Shore Fire Department marching band led … Full Story

OCEAN BEACH AREA Only Footprints

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By Theresa and Patrick Macri Summer meteorologically started on June 21, but someone forgot to tell Mother Nature! It’s been cooler than normal with temperatures expected to stay in the 70s for the July 4 weekend and beyond. For the first time in the past 10 years, we haven’t had a late June heat wave exceeding 90 degrees. Not great … Full Story

OCEAN BEACH AREA: Only Footprints

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By Theresa and Patrick Macri Well here we are with our third column of the season already — can’t believe we are more than halfway through June! The weather is finally doing its part to make us feel like summer, and things in and about town are heating up as well. Besides the weather, the heated race for the VOB … Full Story

Only Footprints – The Ocean Beach Community Report

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By Patrick and Theresa Macri With Memorial Day in the books, the start of summer season 2015 is officially underway. With the full array of businesses open, the returning summer masses donned beach attire and flip flops, and ignored the sometimes chilly and breezy conditions. Yes, Mother Nature’s unpredictable persona caused many to stay off the beaches early in the … Full Story

ONLY FOOTPRINTS: THE OCEAN BEACH AREA REPORT

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By Theresa and Patrick Macri Welcome back and warm greetings to all Ocean Beach owners, renters and guests! We’d like to introduce you to Only Footprints, your source for OB community news for the 2015 season. We named this column to emphasize the fact that although on the surface we seemed “revived,” our island has still not fully recovered from the aftereffects of several … Full Story