EYE ON FI >> By Timothy Bolger

  • 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 »
  • Smith Point: The Other Side of Fire Island

    Smith Point: The Other Side of Fire Island

    By Timothy Bolger ~ Beyond the 17 communities, out past “the other Fire Island” in the wilderness area, lies another side of the barrier beach — the far reaches of the national seashore that rarely gets attention. Smith Point County ... Full StoryREAD MORE »
  • Hello From The Quarantine

    Hello From The Quarantine

    By Timothy Bolger ~ That is the best word to describe the past three months of reporting around the clock on the horrid details of a historic pandemic, navigating the ensuing economic calamity, and taking previously foreign preventive measures to ... Full StoryREAD MORE »