KISMET – Across the Bay with MJ

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KISMET – Across the Bay with MJ By Marijane Voltz The Fire Island Ferries were packed this Memorial Day weekend, as the weather was ideal for some fun in the sun. With the restaurants running on regular summer hours and … Full Story

KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ

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KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ By Marijane Voltz Welcome back to Kismet to all of my neighbors and friends. As we embark on the summer of 2016, there is much to cover that has happened over the winter months. … Full Story

KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ

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KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ By Marijane Voltz Aug. 8 was the kickoff to a fabulous 50th birthday celebration for Eileen Rafferty, from “Paddy Shack.” Having invited 34 relatives and friends to join her at the 29th Annual Barefoot … Full Story

KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ

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KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ By Marijane Voltz Before I begin this biweekly article, I would like to amend something from my previous article. My apologies to Ms. Eileen Rafferty, who hosted the Pine Walk block party a few … Full Story

KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ

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KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ By Marijane Voltz The Bulkhead was up to some pirate mischief as they hosted their annual summer themed party. Last year they celebrated Christmas in July, where Santa even made an appearance, and the … Full Story

KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ

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By Marijane Voltz It’s June 26, and the lifeguards are officially back on duty. With summer recess kicking off nearly four weeks ago and people swimming at their own risk, thankfully there have been zero causalities. With rip currents and … Full Story

KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ

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By Marijane Voltz On June 13, the Kismet Fire Department celebrated their 42nd annual installation dinner. It was a beautiful evening at the Surf’s Out, as Stew McLaughlin and Dudley Field were celebrated as honorees. The night kicked off with … Full Story

KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ

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By Marijane Voltz May 29th was the perfect evening for a sail as passengers boarded the “Moon Chaser” at Captree Island. Everyone was there to listen to the sounds of the Dirty Vice Band (DVB), which is made up of … Full Story

KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ

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By Marijane Voltz The Kismet Market is open! I stopped in to get my iced coffee and say hello to Andy Whitney, owner of the Market. Andy is a happy man for this past December, while on a cruise with … Full Story

Kismet: A Community Born Out of Nothing

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by Cheryl Dunbar Kahlke Starting a community out of nothing. Literally nothing. No houses, no hotels, no restaurants, no boardwalks, nor even a semblance of a path. No people, no businesses, nothing. Nothing except low bushes, poison ivy, beach grass, and … Full Story