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FINS Superintendent Chris Soller Set to Retire at End of March

FINS Superintendent Chris Soller Set to Retire at End of March

By Shoshanna McCollum Fire Island National Seashore (FINS) officially announced the retirement of Park Superintendent K. Christopher Soller, effective March 31, 2018. He departs after holding the title for nearly…

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…

Elephant in the Room: Ocean Beach Board Meeting 1/27/18

Elephant in the Room: Ocean Beach Board Meeting 1/27/18

By Shoshanna McCollum “Big changes in Ocean Beach,” is how Mayor James Mallott predicted the shape of things to come, as he addressed the audience at the Ocean Beach Board…

Satellite Station: An Ocean Beach Mainland Office?

Satellite Station: An Ocean Beach Mainland Office?

By Shoshanna McCollum With the Great South Bay frozen for nearly a month, Fire Island has been on ice much of this winter, yet chatter is bubbling to the surface…

Before and After Hurricane Sandy

Before and After Hurricane Sandy

By Shoshanna McCollum “Was it five years ago?” The question that comes up a lot in conversation recently, but of course we already know the answer. It is a common…

NYC THEATRE: Fall and Winter Preview

NYC THEATRE: Fall and Winter Preview

By Leonard Feigenblatt As Summer 2017 is nearing an end, here is a preview of NYC theater and theatrical events coming in fall/winter 2017-2918. New York City Center Oct. 26-Nov.…

Goldstein’s work examines classic authors

Goldstein’s work examines classic authors

Book Review: “The World Broke in Two” By Rita Plush “The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year That…

Dining Review: Frank and Maria’s Italian Pork Store

Dining Review: Frank and Maria’s Italian Pork Store

By Lorna Luniewski 10 West Main Street Bay Shore, NY 11706 631-665-0047 Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. On a recent beautiful Wednesday, I hopped on my…

The Cartoon Guy: Eric Pederson

The Cartoon Guy: Eric Pederson

By Shoshanna McCollum Eric Pederson’s loosely sketched, dry witted cartoon illustrations have been gracing the pages of Fire Island News all summer, and we are much better for having them.…

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