OBA Gives Sneak Peak of Summer

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By Timothy Bolger Among the first signs of spring were plans for the coming summer on Fire Island, sprouting at the Ocean Beach Association’s annual winter meeting March 18, at All Souls Church in Manhattan. Four of the five candidates … Full Story

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Sunken Sea Bear was a FIMI Sub-Contractor

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By Shoshanna McCollum The ill-fated vessel that sank off the Fire Island coast last Saturday was there as part of the $207-million federally funded undertaking to renourish our beaches, according to the Army Corps of Engineers. “The tugboat that sank … Full Story

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Fire Island Ferry Fare Hike Proposed

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By Timothy Bolger Ferry riders may soon pay a dollar more for each trip across the Great South Bay, if Suffolk County lawmakers grant a request by Fire Island’s largest ferry and lone water-taxi company. Fire Island Ferries, the Bay … Full Story

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The Torch is Passed Again

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FIP Property Deal: The Torch is Passed Again By Shoshanna McCollum Call it a fire sale or the deal of the century, but once again that large swath of commercial property in Fire Island Pines has changed hands, making it … Full Story