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Report: Keeping New Fire Island Inlet Open is Paying Off
Water quality in the Great South Bay has improved, once-gone fish species are returning and there is no danger posed to south shore communities from the new inlet created by super storm Sandy in October, 2012, according to a new Stony Brook University research report.
Long Island Business News
Study: Fire Island storm breach stabilizing
A study by Stony Brook University researchers shows the breach that cut through Fire Island during Superstorm Sandy is stabilizing and has improved nearby water quality.
Brookhaven OKs Sandy assessment relief program
The Town of Brookhaven has joined at least five other Long Island municipalities that adopted a state law offering tax relief to property owners affected by superstorm Sandy.
The Long Island Jihadist
In January, Justin Kaliebe, an eighteen-year-old high-school senior, walked out of his grandparents' house, in Bay Shore, Long Island, without leaving a note.
Ferron Bell, Keys painter, dies at 70 in Miami
Ferron Bell, a Key West artist known for a wry sense of humor and unabashed love for creating pun-filled paintings who got his start in Fire Island, N.Y., died Monday at 7:15 p.m. at a Miami hospital.
Stars and Stripes
Delay in construction of Fire Island dune project
Construction of a new Fire Island dune line - designed to shield Suffolk County from powerful storms - may not start until next fall, officials said Friday.
Islip board approves dock repair delayed by Sandy
Islip will begin a renovation of the Maple Avenue dock in Bay Shore to improve the Fire Island ferry hub, according to the town board.
L.I. Police Officers Rescue Woman About To Jump Off Bridge
As 1010 WINS' Sonia Rincon reported, Suffolk County police Marine Bureau Officers Don Lettieri and Kevin Krause were on routine patrol in a police truck near the Robert Moses Causeway bridge, which connects West Islip to Captree Island, Jones Beach Island, and Fire Island.