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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,…

Trustee Zaccaro Challenges Saltaire Mayor Cox

Trustee Zaccaro Challenges Saltaire Mayor Cox

By Timothy Bolger Saltaire village voters can re-elect their current mayor or choose a challenger during the elections on Friday, May 27, but only one candidate is running for one…

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…

Outside Limits: OB Board Meetings to be Held Off-Island

Outside Limits: OB Board Meetings to be Held Off-Island

By Shoshanna McCollum Ocean Beach village board meetings will be held on greater Long Island until further notice, starting with the one scheduled for next Saturday, November 14. The announcement…

BOAT RESCUE OFF OF EAST ISLAND, SOME INJURED

BOAT RESCUE OFF OF EAST ISLAND, SOME INJURED

By Shoshanna McCollum Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau aided a party of six, including three children, after the boat they were traveling in ran aground off the shore of East…

Women’s Rights, an Italian Revolutionary and a Shipwreck

Women’s Rights, an Italian Revolutionary and a Shipwreck

By Thomas McGann This year marks the 165th anniversary of the shipwreck of the barque “Elizabeth” off the coast of Fire Island. On July 19, 1850, a sailing vessel named…