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Virtual Broadway and More

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By Leonard Feigenblatt ~ Since March 12, all our outlets for live entertainment, theatre, concerts, opera, ballet, cabaret and movies (on a large screen at the theatre) have been shut down. This has led to a new form of entertainment, … Full Story

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Cherry Grove and Fire Island Pines

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By Robert Levine ~ It’s August. We are having a strange, slow moving, and unusual summer. Fewer and smaller dinner parties; no fundraisers or cocktail parties; less gatherings at the bars, restaurants or at home; and no shows at the … Full Story

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Ocean Bay Park

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By Barbara Gaby Placilla ~ It’s August and in any other year we would be saying that we are “hitting the home stretch.” Those who see the glass as half empty bemoan the fact that summer has reached the halfway … Full Story

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“Life Savers”

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By Joey Macellaro ~ In a beach community like ours, lifeguards play a vital role. Nick Stertz, chief of surf rescue for the Village of Ocean Beach, has been inspiring not only his team of 25 guards this season, but … Full Story

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Chief Lyn and Cherry Grove’s New Fire Truck

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By Laura Schmidt ~ Cherry Grove Fire Department unveiled its new uniquely designed First Response Vehicle/Engine, dedicated to influential former Fire Chief Lyn Hutton. In 2015, to navigate Cherry Grove’s narrow, unpaved boardwalks, CGFD partnered with Neville Apparatus of New … Full Story

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INTERVIEW: A Conversation with Jackie Gordon

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By Mariana Dominguez ~ “No woman has ever represented Suffolk County in the U.S. House of Representatives. This could now change,” wrote Karl Grossman in his July 24, 2020, column in this publication. Copiague resident Jackie Gordon defeated Patricia Maher … Full Story