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Joseph Gonzalez (1943-2021)

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By Joey Macellaro ~ Ocean Beach lost one of its most familiar smiling faces with the passing of Joseph Gonzalez on Jan. 16, 2021, at the age of 77. Known as “Joey Chico” to his many friends, Gonzalez was a … Full Story

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Barbara Sahlman (1932-2021)

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By Robert Levine ~ Barbara Sahlman, a legend in Fire Island Pines, passed away on Jan. 4, 2021. She and her devoted husband, Ira, bought a house in the Pines in the early 1970s after living in Seaview and Water … Full Story

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Jacob Jaglom (1927-2021)

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By Lucie Lagodich ~ Making lifelong friends in the Fire Island Community in the early 1960s, Jacob Jaglom, 94, passed away on March 23, 2021. In the early 1960s, women and children spent their summers in Fire Island and would … Full Story

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#fireisland ~ The Fire Island Light

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By Robert Sherman “I have had my vision.” – Virginia Woolf, “To the Lighthouse” One of my favorite photography games happens at dawn on the beach. Irreverently, I turn my back on the rising sun – the focus of numberless … Full Story

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INTERVIEW: Tomik Dash

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Thirty-seven year-old, Brooklyn-born Tomik Dash serves the Fire Island community as president of the recently established Black and Brown Equity Coalition of Cherry Grove or BaBEC and is editor of Fag Rag Magazine. The Equity Coalition was created last year … Full Story

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The Oscars: Academy Award Predictions 2021

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By Leonard Feigenblatt ~ The 93rd annual Academy Awards, celebrating the best in film for 2020 and early 2021, will be presented on April 25, 2021. This year’s Oscars were delayed because of the pandemic. The Awards will be broadcast live … Full Story