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Interview: Margaret Cho

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By Timothy Bolger Margaret Cho, the hilarious Asian-American comic, actress, author and singer-songwriter from San Francisco, is taking her sexually and racially charged stand-up routine back on the road to Fire Island this month. In advance of her Aug.19 performance … Full Story

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Fire Island Lighthouse Beacons in Arizona

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By Shoshanna McCollum The familiar black and white daymark bands are instantly recognizable, it’s lantern room has that elegant shape we all know so well, overlooking sparking blue waters, buttes can be seen faintly in the distance – what was … Full Story

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Audubon NY: Respect the Birds

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By Jillian Liner (Director of Bird Conservation, Audubon New York) During the summer beach season coastal areas are magnets for birds and people. As we head to the beach to recreate with friends and family, birds are also on the … Full Story

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National Parks Celebrated in Posters

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 By Savannah Doviak Rob Decker is a photographer and graphic artist with a great big passion for the National Parks. He’s currently three years in on his National Park Poster Project to create posters and postcards of each National Park … Full Story

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Powassan Disease Spurs Schumer to Act

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By Anika Lanser While spending a summer on Fire Island, it’s pretty difficult to be blissfully unaware of the risk of Lyme disease. In 2015, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), there were 256 reported cases of Lyme … Full Story

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L.I. Journalist Karl Grossman Honored

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By Savannah Doviak Celebrating 50 plus years of journalism and investigative reporting, Karl Grossman was recently honored at the General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature and is also celebrating the establishment of the Karl Grossman Research Archive. The archive, … Full Story

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HELICOPTER RESCUE OFF COAST OF GILGO BEACH

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By Shoshanna McCollum U.S. Coast Guard Station Fire Island was to the rescue on 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, July 19 as a privately chartered two-man helicopter in which World Wrestling Entertainment personality Shane McMahon was on board, along with his … Full Story

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Point O’Woods honors Margaret Fuller

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By Elizabeth (Zabby) Jiler Margaret Fuller lives! Well, almost. The first identifiable American feminist may have drowned off the coast of Fire Island in 1850, but several Point O’Woods (POW) groups and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author teamed up to keep … Full Story

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Interview: Amy Goodman

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By Timothy Bolger Amy Goodman, the longtime host of the independent broadcast “Democracy Now!” is world renowned for exposing hidden truths at her own risk, such as when she was arrested for covering the Standoff at Standing Rock in which … Full Story