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Where’s Tony?

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By Leonard Feigenblatt That’s the question Broadway fans have been asking for months. Broadway closed down on March 12, 2020, and originally canceled performances until mid-April. Soon it became apparent that the closure was going to last much longer. Now … Full Story

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Long Island History Chronicled by Bill Bleyer

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By Rebecca Hoey Pulitzer Prize winning Bill Bleyer, former staff writer for Newsday, college professor, inductee into the Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame, has become a prolific in recent years with four in-print titles published since 2015, with another … Full Story

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Intermission

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Leonard Feigenblatt ~ On March 12, Broadway’s light went out to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The last time Broadway shut down was after 9/11, and that was only for two days. Though this was a necessary step … Full Story

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VOWS: Terry Wisun and David Hamel

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By Rebecca Hoey ~ Terry Wisun and David Hamel of Northampton, Vermont, were married on March 18, 2020, after eloping to Burlington, Vermont. Fate proved that nothing could stand in the couple’s way, not even the pandemic. Wisun, 71, is … Full Story

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From the Publisher’s Desk

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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