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Fire Island School Kids Spring Ahead in Autumn

by Shoshanna M. |

The Incorporated Village of Ocean Beach provided funding the planter boxes, construction of the flower beds was contributed by Community Garden Center as well as OBFD Chief Ian Levine, and The Palms Hotel Fire Island permitted use of a parcel of property for the endeavor. Also, Blair Burke, a year round resident of Robbins Rest lent her green thumb towards assisting the kids with their effort. Burke’s two sons, now young men, are alumni of Fire Island School Union Free, and she remains an active volunteer parent.

Ocean Beach Fines Arts & Crafts Show

by Shoshanna M. |

All items are for sale, and is a great place to do some early holiday shopping for beautiful unique finds. One the downtown village green all weekend, and sponsored by the Ocean Beach Community Fund.

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100 Years, 100 Dances

by FIN |

“We are truly excited to be able to come together again,” said Community Fund President Holly Etlin, “as the party is as much about community as it is a fundraiser.” Over 200 supporters sporting black and white attire were in attendance for the event, which had the theme 100 Years, 100 Dances, in celebration of the centennial anniversary of the Village of Ocean Beach.

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Keepers of Time

by Shoshanna M. |

Retelling the story of our local history is not only an essential component of it not being forgotten, it underscores the importance of periodically reexamining its context with a fresh lens.

Fire Island Kids Arts & Crafts Fair

by Shoshanna M. |

An Ocean Beach  tradition returns with the Fire Island Kids Arts & Crafts Fair. Saturday, July 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Rain date Sunday, July 25.) One dollar entry fee. Applications at the Village Office and Ocean Beach … Full Story

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Milestones

by FIN |

“Life would just pass in a blur if it weren’t for times like this,” Jim Henson once said of celebrations in the voice of Kermit the Frog. Every moment matters, but milestones are worth commemorating.