• Letter to the Editor, July 19, 2019

    Fire Islanders have noticed the signs recently appearing throughout the communities, including Fair Harbor, Kismet, Ocean Beach, Seaview, Cherry Grove ­ –and even in Saltaire, which bans yard signs amidst their many rules.  These signs, printed by the Fire Island Wildlife Foundation, are meant to remind people that FINS really is going to kill our deer this fall and that ... Full Story
  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: OB Building Inspector Article Generates Reaction

    To the Editor: For a while now I have heard feedback from the article written by your columnist Timothy Bolger. I understand it was the last print of the season. I also know that you are the editor. I just read the article today. NEVER did your reporter try to contact Ted Minski. Ted was never hired as building safety ... Full Story
  • Letter to the Editor: VOB Rebuttal to NYT Article

    Caitlin Keating’s depiction of the Village of Ocean Beach, Fire Island (“On Ocean Beach, Last Call Before the Ship Sails”, New York Times, Fashion & Style, September 3, 2015) missed the bigger story about the allure of Ocean Beach that goes far beyond the consumption of alcohol, 4:00 AM pizza, and speed dating. Like other communities on Fire Island, Ocean ... Full Story
  • Letter to the Editor

    To the Editor: I am writing regarding the recent auction of computers at the Woodhull School. Each year, the school conducts a silent auction with sealed bids for computers that are out of warranty. However, the way the auction is run almost guarantees that not all of the computers will be sold. Bidders are asked to select which computer they ... Full Story
  • OB Community Funds Says Thanks and An Expert Weighs-In on FINS Deer Mamangement

    To the Editor, The Ocean Beach Community Fund held it’s annual fundraiser on Aug. 1. and it was a huge success. The theme this year was “Dressing is fine but Pajamas are divine”. With a beautiful sunset, serving cocktails & clam bar, great music & wonderful food gave this night a special twist with fire works on the bay. We ... Full Story