The #whitetailwednesday is largely used by game hunters, but this publication appropriated it as a protest against the policy of deer culling on within Fire Island National Seashore, and it resonated with our readership. The movement is in support coexistence and better alternatives.
April Freely passed away unexpectedly on July 9, 2021. The decorated poet and essayist lived in New York City and committed her last few months of life to the Fire Island Artist Residency (FIAR).
William “Bill” Seay was the cover artist, cartoonist and art director for FIN for approximately two decades. His work decorated the front cover, centerfold, and most, if not all, breaking news, to provide comic relief and artistic critique.
It was July 27, 2020, when the Fire Island Lighthouse was defaced with graffiti. Now over a year later, there have been other acts of vandalism, but none have matched the style of the original work and a culprit has yet to be caught. Other places that were damaged included graffiti at the public bathroom by the park entrance, an oil tank as well as the Carrington Tract – which like the lighthouse is historically landmarked.
Author of “Saving Fire Island from Robert Moses,” Christopher Verga, delivered a virtual lecture, hosted by Fire Island School Adult Education Program, on Thursday, July 15, giving those who tuned in a presentation about the fight for a national seashore.
STOP THE PRESSES – The Town of Ocean Beach is saying that they are going to take out one tennis court for a storm drain – NO, NO, NO. This town has changed so much in recent years in terms … Full Story
Retelling the story of our local history is not only an essential component of it not being forgotten, it underscores the importance of periodically reexamining its context with a fresh lens.
The Fair Harbor Fire District is currently auctioning off a 2001 International/Saulsbury 4×4 Hose Wagon/Drafting Truck with LDH Hydraulic Reel. This online auction is open to the public at municibid.com and ends on Sunday, August 1, 2021.
Green flash’s are the real deal! “It’s not an illusion, it’s an actual physical thing,” explains U.C. Berkeley Physicist Athena Gordon. “ The right temperature in both the water and the air can create the perfect atmosphere for the flash.”
Amateur and professional photographers alike struggle with the issues and ethics behind responsible nature photography – be it those with thousand dollar cameras or someone impulsively reaching for their cellphone – it’s never okay to disrespect nature to get that photo.