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Intermission

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Leonard Feigenblatt ~ On March 12, Broadway’s light went out to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The last time Broadway shut down was after 9/11, and that was only for two days. Though this was a necessary step … Full Story

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VOWS: Terry Wisun and David Hamel

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By Rebecca Hoey ~ Terry Wisun and David Hamel of Northampton, Vermont, were married on March 18, 2020, after eloping to Burlington, Vermont. Fate proved that nothing could stand in the couple’s way, not even the pandemic. Wisun, 71, is … Full Story

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From the Publisher’s Desk

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When we first started planning for the 2020 summer publishing season of the Fire Island News back in January, COVID was that virus only in China, the economy was humming at a record pace and city streets were calm at … Full Story

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Ocean Bay Park

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Barbara Gaby Placilla ~ As this pandemic summer winds down, there has been some small consolation in the fact that several annual events still took place. Saturday, Aug. 15, was the designated day. The Byrnes’, Tommy and Robbie, marked 35 … Full Story

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Perseverance

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By Joey Macellaro ~ “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” wrote Dickens of 18th-century London and Paris. He could have been speaking of our own cities and towns in 21st-century America, struggling and changing … Full Story

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FiFlix: Film and Fire Island

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Fire Island is no stranger to movies, television or their stars. Programs like “Law & Order” have occasionally alluded to the place. A 2006 reality show called “One Ocean View” threw a bunch of clods into a Corneille Estates house … Full Story