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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…

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…

New Editor Named to Fire Island News

New Editor Named to Fire Island News

Fire Island News welcomes Shoshanna McCollum aboard as our new Editor. She brings fifteen years of reporting experience to the job. McCollum has written for several Fire Island newspapers, and…

Meet Joe Vietri

Meet Joe Vietri

by Elaine Kiesling Whitehouse Joseph R. Vietri is the Director of the National Planning Center for Coastal and Storm Risk Management of the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Perhaps…

William Floyd’s House of Revolution

William Floyd’s House of Revolution

A close-up view of a Founding Father’s rifle and sword are among the images presented by local artist Xiomaro in his collection “William Floyd’s House of Revolution,” a collection of…