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Ocean Beach Settles Ex-cops’ Suit for $85K

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The Incorporated Village of Ocean Beach settled for $85,000 a lawsuit in which five former seasonal village police officers alleged that they were wrongfully terminated for not participating in corruption in the department. It was a tepid conclusion to a scandalous case that drew national headlines when the suit was first filed in 2007, as the plaintiffs originally sought $350 million in damages.

OBFD Holiday Three Lighting

by Shoshanna M. |

  Brought to you by the Ocean Beach Fire Department, an annual Fire Island holiday tradition returns on Saturday, December 11, 2021. Meet for holiday cheer at CJ’s Restaurant and Bar @ 5 p.m. Congregate at the OB Village Green … Full Story

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Barrier Beach Lights: Smith Point Light Show

by Shoshanna M. |

A stark beach combined with dark skies from the recent new moon, created the perfect dramatic backdrop for a drive-thru of this year’s Smith Point Light Show. A Long Island tradition 18 years strong, 2021 marks the fifth year it is being held on the camp grounds of Suffolk County Park’s Smith Point beach, making it the only public holiday light show that takes place on Fire Island.

Smith Point Light Show 2021

by Shoshanna M. |

Benefiting the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County, it is 1.5 miles of most imaginative drive-through light show displays in the region, against the backdrop of beautiful Smith Point County Park.

Thanksgiving Dinner at CJ’s

by Shoshanna M. |

Fire Island’s best Thanksgiving tradition is back as CJ’s Restaurant and Bar invites all residents, Fire Island employees, construction crews and visitors alike for a complimentary turkey dinner with all the trimmings.

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FAWNS, FLOODS & FELINES

by Shoshanna M. |

Things were not so carefree for the creamy gray tiger in the summer of 2020, when she was discovered by former Ocean Beach Mayor Thomas Schwarz in Lonelyville.