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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…

First Case of West Nile Virus Reported

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services announced that a dead robin collected on June 16 in Selden, Long Island has tested positive for West Nile virus. It is the first…

Drinking Water Warning Lifted

The Suffolk County Water Authority ended a drinking water warning for the Fire Island communities of Ocean Bay Park and Point O’ Woods that had been in effect since June…

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…

Police to step up DWI and BWI patrols 

Suffolk Police will deploy additional patrols during the Fourth of July holiday to target drivers and boaters under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. The Marine Bureau will be out…

Drinking Water Warning Lifted

The Suffolk County Water Authority ended a drinking water warning for the Fire Island communities of Ocean Bay Park and Point O’ Woods that had been in effect since June…