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by Hugh O’Brien |
  • Saltaire Summery

    Saltaire Summery

    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 days after a burst main forced the Village to shut off water to the west side of town for several ... Full StoryREAD MORE »
  • Saltaire Summery

    Saltaire Summery

    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 years of service to the community. There’ll be presentations, speeches – brief speeches – and time for anyone so inclined ... Full StoryREAD MORE »
  • Saltaire Summery

    Saltaire Summery

    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), mid-90s even in Alaska, challenging our own discomfort level, though at least our dunes, unlike their glaciers, don’t melt. Anyway, ... Full StoryREAD MORE »
  • Saltaire Summery

    Saltaire Summery

    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 tornadoes, hurricane-force gusts – up and down the island, mostly up – uprooted trees, upended boats, upsurged seas, and more ... Full StoryREAD MORE »
  • Saltaire Summery

    Saltaire Summery

    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 politics of the day, the accusations and investigations, that we lose sight of all this special nation stands for, the ... Full StoryREAD MORE »