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Federal Wildlife Hunting Rule Heads to Court

Federal Wildlife Hunting Rule Heads to Court

By Timothy Bolger Environmentalists suing the Trump administration are trying to undo the recent rollback of Obama-era federal restrictions aimed at saving wolves and bears from certain hunting in 16…

6th Annual Fire Island Ocean Charity Swim

6th Annual Fire Island Ocean Charity Swim

By Kirsten Corssen The ocean was a crystal blue with not a cloud in the sky on Saturday, July 8, as the swimmers took their mark. The horn blew and…

Why Kill Deer? Immunocontraception Worked

Why Kill Deer? Immunocontraception Worked

By Pat Hackett This is an opinion piece written by a reader-contributor, and not necessarily the opinions of Fire Island News. With the April 2016 signing of the Record of…

Interview: Pat Asanti

Interview: Pat Asanti

Between filming, actor Pat Asanti is something of a Fire Island regular. He is also a personal friend of this writer’s family. A Lindenhurst native, Asanti has worked steadily since…

Maggie Fischer Memorial Swim Shines Through Clouds

Maggie Fischer Memorial Swim Shines Through Clouds

By Jaime Franchi The dark sky looked threatening as onlookers in red hooded sweatshirts emblazoned with the logo for the 2017 Maggie Fischer Memorial Great South Bay Cross Bay Swim…

Diamond Debut

Diamond Debut

The FIN 60th Commemorative “Kenny” By Shoshanna McCollum They say a diamond is forever, and that silver is symbolic of the tide’s ebb and flow. So in conceiving how Fire…

Interview: Margaret Cho

Interview: Margaret Cho

By Timothy Bolger Margaret Cho, the hilarious Asian-American comic, actress, author and singer-songwriter from San Francisco, is taking her sexually and racially charged stand-up routine back on the road to…

Fire Island Lighthouse Beacons in Arizona

Fire Island Lighthouse Beacons in Arizona

By Shoshanna McCollum The familiar black and white daymark bands are instantly recognizable, it’s lantern room has that elegant shape we all know so well, overlooking sparking blue waters, buttes…

Book Reviews: “Walter and the Wallet” and “When I Was a Child I Was Always Afraid”

Book Reviews: “Walter and the Wallet” and “When I Was a Child I Was Always Afraid”

By Rita Plush “Walter and the Wallet” Billy Bloom Illustrator – Tanya Leonello Juvenile Fiction Eifrig Publishing LLC $14.99 Things are not going well for young Walter Whippingdale. The girl…

Dining Review: Rachel’s Restaurant

Dining Review: Rachel’s Restaurant

By Anika Lanser 324 Baywalk, Ocean Beach 631-583-9552/5923 Restaurant: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Bakery: 8 a.m.-4 a.m. Most of us know Rachel’s as an incredible bakery or as the best breakfast…

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