2 hrs ago
'In Solitude,' but in the company of great art
A new exhibition at the ASU Art Museum on the Tempe campus poses a challenge for visitors: disconnect, tune in to a moment of quiet self-reflection and find rejuvenation in solitude.
10 hrs ago
Suffolk to speed up Fire Island surveys
Suffolk public works officials on Wednesday won a waiver to speed up the hiring of surveyors to do as much as $2.8 million in advance map work needed to acquire damaged homes and rebuild dunes across Fire Island in the aftermath of supertorm Sandy.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Suffolk to spray for mosquitoes Tuesday night
Suffolk County is planning to spray for adult mosquitoes Tuesday night, weather permitting, in parts of Fire Island and in some South Shore communities, health officials said.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Marine Cops: Eight Rescued from Sinking Boat Near Fire Island
Eight passengers aboard a sinking boat are safe and dry today after being rescued from waters near Fire Island early Saturday.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Suffolk plans more mosquito spraying
Suffolk County is planning to spray for adult mosquitoes Tuesday and Wednesday, weather permitting, with spraying for larvae on Tuesday in parts of area salt marshes, health officials said.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Nudity ban on Fire Island begrudgingly accepted by 'naturalists'
Susan Rothberg of Lindenhurst and Carmelita Downey of Babylon stand next to a sign that marks the entrance to the section of beach where bathers used to bathe nude just east of Robert Moses State Park in Babylon on Aug 16, 2014.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
State of Emergency Allows Islip Crucial Goods To Aid In Recovering From Record Rainfall
Town of Islip Supervisor Tom Croci has signed an official State of Emergency, under Article 2B of New York State Executive Law, that will allow ... Islip, NY August 12, 2014 Town of Islip Supervisor Tom Croci has signed an official State of Emergency, under Article 2B of New York State Executive Law, that will allow the Town to obtain crucial goods ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
New York Post
Nudists exercise their right to bare all on Fire Island beach
When Marianna Grace visited Fire Island as a kid, she remembers shuddering at the sight of nudists letting it all hang out at Lighthouse Beach - which at the time looked completely outrageous to the sheltered youngster who dubbed it "Freak Beach."
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Governor Cuomo Announces Major Suffolk County Coastal Storm Resiliency Project to Proceed
August 11, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has signed legal agreements with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Suffolk County, and authorized $68 million in State financing, as part of a three-phase $207 million coastal storm risk reduction project along Suffolk ... (more)
Fire Island House, Designed by Richard Meier & Partners
Sam Wood has been in the building trade for 25 years, working as one of the busiest and best-known construction specialists in one of the most unusual housing markets in America: Fire Island, N.Y. Thirty miles long and rarely more than 800 feet wide, this strip of beach is the summer retreat of choice for a diverse blend of New Yorkers who are ... (more)
Spend a summer day at the Fire Island Lighthouse
This week for our 12 Weeks of Summer series we head to Fire Island to check out the spots that are all about summer fun.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Cuomo: Connect 4,500 Suffolk flood-prone homes to sewers
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo wants thousands of Suffolk County homes slated to be raised as part of a federal flood-control project to be connected to sewers, officials said Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Mta Lirr Beach Getaways Are the Hot Ticket This Summer
August 7, 2014 - It just may be the Long Island Rail Road's hottest ticket. Sales of the LIRR's "Beach Getaways" are up 11% this summer over 2013 and with August upon us there is still time for you take advantage of these bargain excursions to the area's spectacular oceanfront.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Brush fire rages in Fire Island Pines, 15 fire departments respond
Fire boats and 15 fire departments have been battling a raging blaze that started Thursday evening in the brush of Fire Island Pines, authorities said.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Fire Island Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for August 6, 7
August 6, 2014 - Weather permitting; the Suffolk County Department of Public Works is planning to treat sections of the following communities as part of their ongoing annual efforts to control adult mosquitoes .
Cherry Grove upgrades emergency medical services, an 'asset' to Fire Island hamlet
Cherry Grove has a new emergency response system. Left to right are Ken Osman, Cherry Grove's EMS committee chairman, Chris Gonzales, chief of the community ambulance company, paramedic Robert Dean , Stephanie Golub, second assistant chief, and James MacDonell, first assistant chief.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Mosquito spraying on Fire Island set for Tuesday, Wednesday
Suffolk County is planning ground spraying for adult mosquitoes Tuesday and Wednesday on Fire Island, weather permitting, health officials said.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Mosquito control spraying set for Fire Island communities Tuesday
Ground spraying to control adult mosquito populations in parts of two Fire Island communities is scheduled for Tuesday, Suffolk County health officials said.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Alcohol ban on parts of Fire Island goes into effect
Beginning Aug. 1, the National Park Service will prohibit alcohol on federal lands between the Town of Islip communities of Atlantique, Robins Rest and Corneille Estates/Summer Club, officials said Friday, July 25, 2014.