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  1. Federal judge denies injunction in Fire Island piping plover lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Newsday

    ... York's request for a preliminary injunction to block part of a 19-mile flood-protection dune project planned for Fire Island. The decision by U.S. District Judge Sandra Feuerstein of the Eastern District Court of New York comes weeks after the ...

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  2. More piping plovers would be harmed by planned Fire Island dune, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Newsday

    ... New U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service findings increase the estimated loss of endangered piping plovers to a planned Fire Island dune, but the agency still supports the federal flood-control project. About 16 nesting pairs would be lost because of the ...

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  3. Protected bird holds up N.Y. barrier island workRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | TwinCities

    A court fight over a protected bird called the piping plover is holding up a $207 million plan to replenish the sand along a 19-mile stretch of New York's Fire Island. The small, sparrow-like bird that lives on the island is listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act and, elsewhere in the country, is classified as endangered.

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  4. NY barrier island work on hold because of birdRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A court fight over a protected bird called the piping plover is holding up a $207 million plan to replenish the sand along a 19-mile stretch of New York's Fire Island. The small, sparrow-like bird that lives on the island is listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act and, elsewhere in the country, is classified as endangered.

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  5. Talks held over piping plover lawsuit challenging Fire Island dunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Newsday

    Audubon New York is seeking a compromise with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that will protect endangered piping plovers and allow a Fire Island dune-construction plan to move forward, the nonprofit group said. "We have a motion seeking the preliminary injunction of the project until we have a remedy for the imperfections," Erin Crotty, executive director of Audubon New York, said Wednesday.

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  6. Fire Island storm damage work held up over protected birdRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Some elected officials say human lives are in danger if there's a repeat of 2012's Superstorm Sandy and work is not completed to bulk up Fire Island as a barrier protecting heavily populated parts of Long Island. The small bird that lives on the island is listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act and, elsewhere in the country, is listed as endangered.

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  7. Images of Modern America: Fire Island - Fire Island's 50th CommemoratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | LongIsland.com

    As Fire Island celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its National Seashore's Enacting Legislation, and almost two years after Hurricane Sandy, the recent release Shoshanna McCollum's ... Fire Island, NY - October 8th, 2014 - As Fire Island celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its National Seashore's Enacting Legislation, and almost two years after Hurricane Sandy, the recent release Shoshanna McCollum's Images of Modern America: Fire Island is very timely indeed. The book is the companion volume to her first well-received local history book Fire Island: Beach Resort and National Seashore by Arcadia Publishing.

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  8. NY island work on hold because of protected birdRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | WTVC

    A plan to replenish 19 miles of sand on a storm-damaged New York island remains on hold because of a federally protected bird. A federal judge in Central Islip on Wednesday refused to lift a temporary restraining order halting the project on Fire Island.

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  9. Fight over piping plover halts Sandy recoveryRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Marietta Times

    A court fight to protect the piping plover is holding up a $207 million plan to replenish sand along a 19-mile stretch of shoreline on New York's Fire Island. The small bird that lives on the island is listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act and, elsewhere in the country, is listed as endangered.

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  10. Step Back to "Life in Black and White"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | LongIsland.com

    ... for the Summer Artist Series at Bayport-Bluepoint Library, has performed at the Sand Castle on the Ocean, Fire Island, Sage Cafe in Bluepoint and the Irish Coffee Pub in Islip. He is also a private piano tutor. The evening will include Hors ...

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  11. Fight over piping plover halts Sandy recovery in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    A court fight to protect the piping plover is holding up a $207 million plan to replenish sand along a 19-mile stretch of shoreline on New York's Fire Island. The small bird that lives on the island is listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act and, elsewhere in the country, is listed as endangered.

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  12. America Ferrera and Michael Chernus Star in Lips Together, Teeth Apart, Beginning TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Playbill

    ... by Peter DuBois (2ST's Trust, All New People and Becky Shaw ). Here's how it's billed: "It's the 4th of July on Fire Island where a brother and sister and their spouses are spending the quintessential American summer weekend in an unfamiliar ...

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  13. A Fire Island stay, quirky all the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Philly.com

    In true New York fashion, the woman on the other end of the line taking our room reservation stated: "It's like a bed and breakfast, except I don't do anything." Never being high-maintenance travelers, combined with a desire to go somewhere other than the Jersey Shore, my friends and I left Philadelphia and headed off to Fire Island, N.Y. A small island located a short ferry ride from Bay Shore, N.Y., Fire Island is known for its beach, nightlife, and lack of cars .

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  14. Fire Island residents quiz officials over federal dune projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Newsday

    Marty Chinitz, of Ocean Ridge, asks a question during a Davis Park Association meeting about the Fire Island dune project at the Roman Catholic Church of the Most Precious Blood in Davis Park, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Marty Chinitz, of Ocean Ridge, asks a question during a Davis Park Association meeting about the Fire Island dune project at the Roman Catholic Church of the Most Precious Blood in Davis Park, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.

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  15. Personal Journey: A Fire Island stay, quirky all the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Philly.com

    In true New York fashion, the woman on the other end of the line taking our room reservation stated: "It's like a bed and breakfast, except I don't do anything." Never being high-maintenance travelers, combined with a desire to go somewhere other than the Jersey Shore, my friends and I left Philadelphia and headed off to Fire Island, N.Y. A small island located a short ferry ride from Bay Shore, N.Y., Fire Island is known for its beach, nightlife, and lack of cars .

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  16. Westfield Memorial Library Hosts Exhibit of Linnea RhodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | TheAlternativePress.com

    ... then I have been successful." subject matter from local scenes in New Jersey, travels abroad, and views of Fire Island, the Berkshires and New England. She enjoys depicting landscapes, cityscapes, and architectural details plus botanicals. Rhodes ...

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  17. Poetry Inspired By The Wilderness At Fire Island National SeashoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    Join three teen poets from New York City on an adventure to the wilderness of Fire Island National Seashore . Here, these young city dwellers discover a natural sanctuary sheltered from the fast paced frenzy of urban life.

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  18. Westfield Memorial Library to exhibit works of artist Linnea RhodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... successful." Rhodes chooses her subject matter from local scenes in New Jersey, travels abroad, and views of Fire Island, the Berkshires and New England. She enjoys depicting landscapes, cityscapes, and architectural details plus botanicals. Rhodes ...

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  19. Envision New Montauk Dune by SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The East Hampton Star

    ... by the Army Corps only after severe storms. The county had signed on to sponsor the Army Corps's decades-old Fire Island to Montauk Point beach restoration project, an initiative that is nearing a start date, but it has not agreed to sponsor the ...

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  20. Bellone defends Fire Island dune project against piping plover suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Newsday

    Suffolk County is seeking to join the federal government in defending against a lawsuit over piping plover nesting grounds that has temporarily halted Fire Island's dune-rebuilding project. County Executive Steve Bellone, local politicians and other officials Wednesday hailed the federal project as a crucial storm defense for Long Island.

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