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By Barbara Gaby Placilla The party’s over – seems like Memorial Day was yesterday, and here we are on the cusp of Labor Day and there is still so much more to talk about in Ocean Bay Park. The annual … Full Story

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By Barbara Gaby Placilla I just love the color of August. It’s predominantly purple and orange – the purple of the vitex and the orange trumpet vines that echo the Monarch butterflies, which are back on Fire Island. It’s been … Full Story

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By Barbara Gaby Placilla As Bob Marley sang, “Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet.” Summer is in full swing in Ocean Bay Park and it seems like everyone’s dancing to some beat – … Full Story

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By Barbara Gaby Placilla We are just about at the midpoint of summer 2019, with approximately 70 days left, which is hard to believe. Seems like Memorial Day was just last week! And there is so much going on in … Full Story

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By Barbara Gaby Placilla Wow, July 4th! Can you believe it? Why it that the older we get the faster time seems to go? Steve and I “got out of Dodge” for a week so that I could celebrate a … Full Story

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By Barbara Gaby Placilla I got up early on Saturday so I could catch the kids’ softball game and found only the coaches, Huron Street’s Chas Kingsley and Crescent Street’s Jim Aug, discussing the upcoming season. Where was everyone? At … Full Story

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By Barbara Gaby Placilla Finally, June is busting out all over! The month of May was one of the wettest in recent memory with some rain on 20 of the 31 days. This was either good for the garden or … Full Story

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By Barbara Gaby Placilla No matter how long it’s been since the last column, it’s easy to pick up where we left off in Ocean Bay Park. Labor Day, the end of summer 2018 has come and gone. The day … Full Story

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By Barbara Gaby Placilla Please don’t shoot  the messenger; I hate to be the bearer of bad news. Labor Day is here already and you know what that means. The days have started getting shorter, the three words we all … Full Story

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By Barbara Gaby Placilla August is marching towards Labor Day, and on the way to that often dreaded date, we’ve been treated to pods of dolphins, the purple of the vitex and the return of the Monarch butterflies. There has … Full Story