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Police Chief Turned Cake Boss

Police Chief Turned Cake Boss

By Shoshanna McCollum THE STORYLINE OF A formidable cop who has a sensitive side is often the stuff of television scripts. Yet in neighborhoods across America, many of us have…

Interview: Dr. John Tanacredi – The Horseshoe Crab Whisperer

Interview: Dr. John Tanacredi – The Horseshoe Crab Whisperer

By Shoshanna McCollum IN CERTAIN CIRCLES, Dr. John Tanacrdi has earned the moniker of “The Horseshoe Crab Guy.” Anything you ever wanted to know about horseshoe crabs, this was the man…

Bayman in Bronze

Bayman in Bronze

By Savannah Doviak   BABYLON, NY: Babylon Village residents have proposed a bayman statue to honor the rich history of clamming, a trade with deep roots in the Great South…

FROM THE MAINLAND: Bay Shore FD Rescues Ospreys From Fire

FROM THE MAINLAND: Bay Shore FD Rescues Ospreys From Fire

By Greg Sleter WHEN THE BAY SHORE FIRE DEPARTMENT responded to a call of a brushfire on a utility pole in Brightwaters on Wednesday, May 25, little did firefighters know…

Zaccaro Unseats Saltaire Mayor Cox

Zaccaro Unseats Saltaire Mayor Cox

By Timothy Bolger Saltaire Trustee John Zaccaro Jr. unseated three-term Mayor Robert Cox by a 21-vote margin in the village’s May 27 elections, which officials said had the highest voter…

New $5.4M Saltaire Market Makes Memorial Day Debut

New $5.4M Saltaire Market Makes Memorial Day Debut

New $5.4M Saltaire Market Makes Memorial Day Debut By Timothy Bolger Saltairians hungry for the long-awaited return of their village’s lone market are preparing to feast on grub served up…

Ten Years of Making History: FIUFSD Student Elder Project

Ten Years of Making History: FIUFSD Student Elder Project

By Carrie Ann Salvi OCEAN BEACH, NY: Every year since 2006, Fire Island’s sixth graders set out to record history. They interview the long-term locals whose foot steps they walk…

Monuments Man: An Interview with Joshua David

Monuments Man: An Interview with Joshua David

By Shoshanna McCollum When it comes to the preservation of cultural world treasures, few people are as driven or knowledgeable as Joshua David; co-founder of Friends of the High Line,…

FAIR HARBOR FIRE RAGES ON FIRE ISLAND

FAIR HARBOR FIRE RAGES ON FIRE ISLAND

By Shoshanna McCollum FAIR HARBOR, NY: One house is destroyed and three damaged after a swift blaze engulfed a residential structure within the Fire Island community of Fair Harbor on Saturday…

DEER DECODED: A Special Report on the FINS Management Plan

DEER DECODED: A Special Report on the FINS Management Plan

By Shoshanna McCollum   Call it a New Years Day surprise if you will. On what’s ordinarily a slumbering news morning across the nation, many Fire Islanders woke up to…