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Save the Great South Bay President Comes to FI

Save the Great South Bay President Comes to FI

VOBEC Brings Marshall Brown for Environmental Awareness Day By Anika Lanser Saturday, Aug. 19 marked the celebration of the 11th Annual Environmental Awareness Day. Sponsored by Ocean Beach Community Fund…

USCG Auxiliary Plan for Safer Paddlesports

USCG Auxiliary Plan for Safer Paddlesports

By Savannah Doviak As summer remains in full swing, paddlers are taking to Long Island’s rivers, bays, and shores by the thousands, partaking in the fastest growing form of recreational…

Ocean Beach celebrates Warrior Appreciation Night

Ocean Beach celebrates Warrior Appreciation Night

By Hugh O’Brien “Restoring Self – Family – Hope.” Those four words both summon and summarize the purpose and ethos behind Warrior Appreciation Night, a celebration dedicated to helping returning…

Community Creates Saltaire Summer Cookbook

Community Creates Saltaire Summer Cookbook

By Rita Plush If you ever considered a dinner party that comes in a “wagon or a bike basket traveling across the boardwalks,” and a hassle-free social life that centers…

Interview: Edward Fraser of Northwell Health

Interview: Edward Fraser of Northwell Health

By Lorna Luniewski A Long Island native and summer resident in Cherry Grove, Edward Fraser, Vice President of Community Relations at Northwell Health, was instrumental in bringing Northwell Health clinics…

FI Pines 16th Biennial Art Show

FI Pines 16th Biennial Art Show

By Shoshanna McCollum This art loving Fire Islander has made a point of catching as many island art shows as she can – Cherry Grove, Fire Island Lighthouse, Fair Harbor,…

Northwell Health Cares for Fire Island

Northwell Health Cares for Fire Island

The Doctor Is In By Bruce-Michael Gelbert Walk-in health care in Cherry Grove and Ocean Beach has graduated from the former “band-aid stations” thanks to Northwell Health. Both are overseen…

Bill’s Book: An Interview with Bill Goldstein

Bill’s Book: An Interview with Bill Goldstein

By Shoshanna McCollum Many of us know Bill Goldstein from his popular morning television program segment, “Bill’s Books” on WNBC’s “Weekend Today in New York.” However this is just one…

FINS Halves Deferred Maintenance Backlog

FINS Halves Deferred Maintenance Backlog

By Timothy Bolger The Fire Island National Seashore (FINS) cut in half the amount of delayed construction projects ranging from repaving roads to modernizing marinas in the federal park over…

CJ’s – Not Just Rocket Fuels

CJ’s – Not Just Rocket Fuels

By Kirsten Corssen Summer crowds on Fire Island come and go, shops and restaurants close their doors come fall, but CJ’s Restaurant and Bar has endured. Except for maybe Christmas…