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  1. Jones Beach offers new alternatives to concertgoersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... The new Lighthouse Pub, in the middle of the concourse, features replicas of the Montauk Lighthouse and the Fire Island Lighthouse for visitors to pose with. The pub also has TV screens showing the Yankees and Mets games for those who want to ...

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  2. Woodstock Construction Group: Passion for Work Pays Dividends for This ContractorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... mainly bulkheads and marina upgrades. One example is a 4,000-ft. seawall renovation for Watch Hill located on Fire Island, N.Y. Woodstock Construction laid 60,000 sq. ft. of decking, installed utility lines and resurfaced the entire marina. The ...

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  3. Towns, police use drone technology as their eyes in the skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Newsday

    ... park police flew drones to look for sharks last month after two children were reported bitten in the ocean off Fire Island. New York Park Police Sgt. Jim Harrer is interviewed by NatGeo crews as he operates a drone at Field 5 at Robert Moses on ...

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  4. National Geographic films episode of 'When Sharks Attack' on LIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Newsday

    The segment, filmed at Robert Moses State Park and Atlantique, looks into possible reasons why sharks bit at least one child off the waters of Fire Island in July. A National Geographic crew films lifeguards at Robert Moses State Park for an episode of "When Sharks Attack."

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  5. For breakfast and brunch, you can't go wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Newsday

    Fire Island has a long history as a bohemian summer retreat, and it is still a favorite of artists, writers, and actors. The LGBTQ community was welcome on Fire Island long before the watershed Stonewall Inn uprising and made the Pines and Cherry Grove their own.

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  6. Cantor: World historic site designation for Fire Island a worthy effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Long Island Business News

    Long Island's Fire Island National Seashore is well known locally and nationally, and if Bay Shore attorney Irving Like and Molloy College professor John Tanacredi have their way, that will also be the case around the world. Like and Tanacredi are seeking World Heritage Site designation for Fire Island from the United Nations Educational and Cultural Organization.

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  7. Sen. Elizabeth Warren backs Liuba Grechen Shirley for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | Newsday

    ... District, which extends from central and western Nassau County to eastern Suffolk County and includes Fire Island communities. "I'm glad she didn't endorse me. Elizabeth Warren is out of touch with this district and middle-income voters. Whether ...

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  8. The lure of the lonely lighthouse via radio Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | MT Shortwave Central

    ... 21.325 18.155 14.325 7.225. QSL. QSL via , LoTW only to, W8GNM/8. portclintonlighthouse.org August 18-19 Fire Island Lighthouse 0700-1700, W2NMY, Babylon, NY. Fire Island LIghthouse Radio Annex Memorial Club. 18.095 14.050 10.108 7.050. Certificate. ...

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  9. At Fire Island Lighthouse, get a great view of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Newsday

    If you're looking for something awesome to do this summer, I highly recommend visiting the Fire Island Lighthouse. The lighthouse is located at the west end of the Fire Island National Seashore, adjacent to Robert Moses State Park.

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  10. PetuniasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | POZ

    ... given up booze and sex since becoming unable to have the second without the first. That was why he was back on Fire Island at all, managing a restaurant at the age of 44; he had lost his own business in New Orleans when he could not control his ...

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  11. Officials: Fire Island dune might be finished by the winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | Newsday

    The last third of the new dune and berm to shield part of Fire Island could be built this winter, after about 20 oceanfront homes that stand in its way are razed, officials said. "I could be there right now," said Chris Gurl, formerly of Ocean Bay Park, who said he enjoyed 25 summers on Fire Island until the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers targeted his house.

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  12. Judge throws out suit challenging Fire Island deer-management planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Newsday

    A federal judge has thrown out an animal rights group's lawsuit challenging the Fire Island National Seashore's plan to use hunters to curb the barrier island's population of white-tailed deer. U.S. District Court Judge Sandra J. Feuerstein, who sits in Central Islip, closed a case filed last year by Friends of Animals, which had argued that the agency's plan to cull the population of white-tailed deer violated federal law because its architects did not consider "an alternative that utilizes only nonlethal options."

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  13. Off-duty Coast Guard officer rescues 2 swimmers off Fire Island, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Newsday

    Petty Officer 3rd Class Victoria Vanderhaden swam to the men, about 50 yards offshore, and instructed them to swim parallel to the coast to avoid the rip current. Local EMS and other first responders arrive to the beach near the Fire Island Lighthouse on Tuesday.

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  14. A New York Weekend Island Retreat Gets FancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Wall Street Journal

    Rising above the dunes on New York's Fire Island is a striking contemporary home on the market for $3.2 million. With 20-foot-high ceilings, Calacatta marble countertops and a wall of glass providing an expansive view of the Atlantic Ocean, the house bears little resemblance to the single-story 1960s bungalow that underwent extensive renovations several years ago.

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  15. Fire Island breach to be filled only if it causes harm, National Park Service saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Newsday

    No one can say when the Fire Island breach opened by superstorm Sandy will close - as most such inlets eventually do on their own - but it will be filled in only if it causes harm, under a final approved plan. The National Park Service, in a statement Thursday, said it would only reconnect the barrier island "to prevent loss of life, flooding, and other severe economic and physical damage to the Great South Bay and surrounding areas."

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  16. Officials: Boat submerged in Great South Bay was unoccupiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | Newsday

    ... took on water, officials said. The Suffolk police marine bureau and a 45-foot Coast Guard response vehicle from Fire Island responded shortly after 9 a.m. to the area off Jones Beach Island, between Gilgo and Cedar beaches, officials said.

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  17. Bay Shore route to ferry terminal to get a pedestrian-friendly upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | Newsday

    Islip Town officials say the upgrades will improve the route from a confusing no man's land into a coordinated link to Fire Island. Construction is to begin this fall on the Bay-Way Corridor Project, which will connect walkers and bikers from the Bay Shore Long Island Rail Road station, through the downtown and to Fire Island ferry terminals, officials said.

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  18. Official: Swimming at some Robert Moses beaches halted after shark caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 21 | Newsday

    ... number of lifeguards surveyed the waters for further signs of sharks. Officials: 2 possible shark attacks off Fire Island On Wednesday, two children were bitten on the leg in the waters off Sailors Haven and Atlantique beaches on Fire Island, ...

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  19. LI beach areas closed off after angler hooks 5-foot-long sharkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 21 | New York Post

    ... On Wednesday, a 13-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl were bitten just minutes apart on two separate beaches off Fire Island. The boy was chomped on after falling off a boogie board at Atlantique Beach, while the girl's leg was shredded about 4A1 2 ...

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  20. Swimming Briefly Suspended at NY Beach During Shark CaptureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | NBC New York

    ... not definitively identify the species of shark, but believe it came from a sandbar tiger shark. Swimmers on Fire Island are concerned after two children were bitten by sharks Wednesday, and another shark is caught. Greg Cergol reports. In the ...

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