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Madame Supervisor: An Interview with Angie Carpenter

Madame Supervisor: An Interview with Angie Carpenter

By Shoshanna McCollum On March 2, 2015, Angie Carpenter will take the reins as Islip Town Supervisor. She was unanimously appointed by the Islip Town Board in late January to…

Fire Islanders Sound Off on Beach Rebuilding, Condemnation

Fire Islanders Sound Off on Beach Rebuilding, Condemnation

By Timothy Bolger Fire Islanders mostly favor a controversial $207-million federally funded plan to pump sand on their beaches and dunes to fix erosion caused by Sandy, but they oppose…

Rise from the Ranks: John Stewart, FINS Chief Ranger

Rise from the Ranks: John Stewart, FINS Chief Ranger

By Shoshanna McCollum With a key position often known for imported hires from the outside, it’s nice to see a familiar face that came from within. John Stewart, a National…

The Torch is Passed Again

The Torch is Passed Again

FIP Property Deal: The Torch is Passed Again By Shoshanna McCollum Call it a fire sale or the deal of the century, but once again that large swath of commercial…

Letter from the Publisher

It is with humble delight that we become part of a proud legacy that is Fire Island News. As the oldest in-print news publication on Fire Island we can’t think…