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Saltaire Summery

by Hugh O'Brien |

            Well, this is it – our final column of 2020. People may be staying out later but we’re closing up sooner. Would this had been a Corvette rather than a Covid summer, but President Trump says President Xi had … Full Story

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Saltaire Summery

by Hugh O'Brien |

  2020 just won’t let up. Virus, economic implosion, shark attacks and now a tropical storm, and it’s still only August. What’s next? Besides a canceled presidential election, I mean. In brief, it’s not a normal year, something not quite … Full Story

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SALTAIRE SUMMERY

by Hugh O'Brien |

TAKING A CUE FROM James T. Kirk, the Saltaire Volunteer Fire Company boldly went where it had never gone before, except in response to sub-strand distress calls. Pandemics cast to the wind, the SVFC determined to show the flag, literally, … Full Story

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Saltaire Summery by Hugh O’Brien

by Hugh O'Brien |

OhmyGodthereareonlyfourissuesthisyearandcolumnscanbeonlybe500wordsandwedon’thavespacetoreporteverythingbutifwecramitallinlikethisit’llbeimpossibleforanyonetoread. According to the computer’s word count, that entire line constitutes one word, thereby proving the 500-word limit can be manipulated. But let’s play by the rules. Just as the paper’s been curtailed, so has our summer – or, as … Full Story

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Saltaire Summery

by Hugh O'Brien |

There everyone was, enjoying the 90-degree heat and 90-percent humidity early Thursday evening, when suddenly we’re hit by 60 MPH winds, torrential rains, and topping it off, a blackout that lingered till Friday on West and Surf walks … only … Full Story

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Saltaire Summery

by Hugh O'Brien |

Okay, we’re holding a get-together in honor of Dr. Bob Furey this Sunday, Aug. 18, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Saltaire Yacht Club. It’s a way for us to express our gratitude to and affection for Bob for his … Full Story

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Saltaire Summery

by Hugh O'Brien |

Yes, it’s August, if your calendars haven’t combusted over the past couple of weeks. It’s cold comfort, but our recent heat wave chilled in comparison with some others – the highest temperatures ever recorded in western Europe (up to 108), … Full Story

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Saltaire Summery

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By Hugh O’Brien What the heck’s been going on here? No sooner had the last column been put to bed (the precursor to putting it to sleep) than all sorts of mayhem broke loose – micro- squalls, torrential rains, possible … Full Story

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Saltaire Summery

by Hugh O'Brien |

It’s a bit late, but we’d be remiss in our patriotic duty were we not to pause and take reverent note of the just-passed Independence Day. It’s important to do so. Too often we become so enmired in the partisan … Full Story

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Saltaire Summery

by Hugh O'Brien |

By Hugh O’Brien Once this issue hits the streets, the first thing you’ll do is bend over and pick it up, since no true Saltairian ever litters the boardwalks; true Saltairians throw their litter in the bushes off the boardwalks. … Full Story