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“Invisible Threads: From Wireless to War” Unravels Long Island’s Hidden History of Technology and Espionage

by FIN |

Long Islanders are getting a rare chance to attend a special viewing of Joseph Sikorski’s, “Invisible Threads, From Wireless to War,” which follows his 2015 documentary “Tower to the People,” which will be screened at Lessing’s Bourne Mansion in Oakdale on Friday, November 12 at 8 p.m. The screening will benefit the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe and the Long Island Radio & TV Historical Society(LIRTVHS).

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Who was Stephen Talkhouse?

by Shoshanna M. |

Native American Heritage Month brings awareness about the vast heritage and continuing history of Indigenous Americans across the country, which of course includes Long Island.

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Fire Island’s Sister Islands

by Thomas McGann |

There are approximately 60 islands in the Great South Bay ranging in size from nothing more than small colonies of saltwater marsh grasses to larger ones sharing environments similar to Fire Island itself. They are our sister islands and each one has its own history.

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RETURN OF THE LENS

by Thomas McGann |

Once there were three major lighthouses protecting the south shore of Long Island. The first built was the Montauk Light. The second was the Fire Island Lighthouse and the third was the Shinnecock Lighthouse (aka Ponquogue Light). All three were outfitted with state-of-the-art Fresnel lenses.