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.
Christi worked with many friends in the community over the winter to raise funds for a memorial bench on Bay Walk near Evergreen in memory of her best friend, Beth Errico. The loss of Beth last September was a devastating loss for many of us in the community, and my columns this season are dedicated to her memory.
“There were no injuries reported and we thank our mutual aid partners as well as Suffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency Services, Suffolk County Police Department, PSEG Long Island, Fire Island National Seashore and the Village of Saltaire for their assistance. Our thoughts are with the homeowners during this difficult time,” read a statement that Saltaire Fire Company released on Facebook later that evening.
The beginning of the 20th Century was a time of great innovation in the decorative arts. From the staid, solid masculine lines of the English Art & Craft style to the languid feminine curves of French Art Nouveau to the … Full Story
Many of us come to a crossroads in life, be it personal or career wise. It can happen upon graduation from school when we are just starting out – or later on, if we find ourselves starting over again. Former … Full Story
The art of cartooning requires a different skill set than conventional art classes, and success is attainable even with minimal academic training. Learn the basics and have fun along the way with Eric Perdeson, a former assistant to the legendary … Full Story
By Rebecca Hoey ~ WHAT A SCHOOL YEAR this was… The students weren’t the only ones learning this year as everybody’s roles shifted literally overnight. Parents became teachers, kids became homes- choolers, and teachers educated from afar. Yet even with … Full Story
This one day workshop addresses the subject of Medicaid eligibility in the state of New York. We will discuss the definition of Medicaid eligibility, specific coverage requirements, and how to decide where loved ones will receive the best long term … Full Story
By Thomas McGann Happy birthday to the Fire Island School District! Fire Island’s only school, the Woodhull School, is a public school located on the southeast corner of Midway and Surf Road on the border of Ocean Beach/ Corneille Estates … Full Story