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Hope

by FIN |

Actor and screenwriter Anthony Montes of North Hollywood, California, presented an interactive one-man show at the Ocean Beach Community House on the evening of Friday, Aug, 20, titled “Outta the Darkness into the Light.” A Saturday performance was canceled due to the storm. Sponsored by the Ocean Beach Chamber of Commerce, the event was arranged with the assistance of Anthony’s sister, Diane Montes, who summers in Ocean Beach. The show is semi-autobiographical and focuses on Anthony’s recovery after contemplating suicide at the age of 27.

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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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Two Man Show at the Historical Society

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Art has returned to the walls of the Ocean Beach Historical Society after a year’s absence and a well-attended reception held on the evening of July 17 was evidence that people were happy to celebrate it. The exhibition features the work of photographer Robert Sherman and the assemblage sculptures of Brian Norris.

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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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On the Walk Where You Live

by FIN |

By Joey Macellaro ~ Walking through town one evening over Memorial Day weekend, I felt both nostalgic and uneasy. To quote Lerner and Lowe, I had often walked down that street before, but it had been a while since that … Full Story