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The Long Short Summer

by Shoshanna M. |

I CAN’T TAKE CREDIT for the headline. This was a term our Managing Editor Lorna Luniewski coined when we started newspaper production again, and it sums up our publishing season perfectly. We got a late start, and we are wrapping … Full Story

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From the Publisher’s Desk

by FIN |

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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FiFlix: Film and Fire Island

by FIN |

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

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Chief Lyn and Cherry Grove’s New Fire Truck

by FIN |

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

by FIN |

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