EYE ON FI >> By Timothy Bolger

  • NY Comptroller Auditing Ocean Beach

    NY Comptroller Auditing Ocean Beach

    A spokeswoman for the comptroller confirmed the audit is underway, but declined to discuss specifics and she could not say when the results would be released to the public. Village officials downplayed the significance of the state’s chief fiscal officer reviewing Ocean Beach’s finances.READ MORE »
  • Fire Island Joins Downtown Deals Campaign

    Fire Island Joins Downtown Deals Campaign

    “We are so thrilled to add Ocean Beach, Fire Island to our Downtown Deals Travel Pass,” said Kristen Reynolds, president and CEO of Discover Long Island. “This community is truly unique, and I encourage Long Island residents and visitors alike who have yet to visit to take advantage of the exclusive discounts that are now available to you with this mobile pass.”READ MORE »
  • It Takes a Village to Celebrate the Ocean Beach Centennial

    It Takes a Village to Celebrate the Ocean Beach Centennial

    Revelers who love the Village of Ocean Beach have a new reason to rejoice as the community prepares to host a string of centennial celebrations in Fire Island’s unofficial capital this summer.READ MORE »
  • The New Year-Rounders of Fire Island

    The New Year-Rounders of Fire Island

    New York City residents fleeing the pandemic’s epicenter during the first wave in March 2020 flocked to the beach – whether it was their second home or a rental – despite warnings from local officials that resources are scarce in the off-season. That was a tradeoff that many were willing to make to avoid the virus.READ MORE »
  • Court Docs Reveal Plot to “Kill” Levy’s Career

    Court Docs Reveal Plot to “Kill” Levy’s Career

    Recently unsealed federal court documents shed new light on the mysterious 2011 non-prosecution agreement that ended the elected career of former Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy, who was among the many politicians to tap Fire Island’s deep pockets at local ... Full StoryREAD MORE »