Tag: Fire Island

Ronkonkoma Man Drowned at Smith Point, Cops Say

A 48-year-old Ronkonkoma man fatally drowned at Smith Point County Park on the eastern end of Fire Island shortly after noon Monday, Suffolk County...

Inside the Cockpit of a Jones Beach Air Show Stunt Pilot

Legendary pilot Sean Tucker takes a Press reporter on a practice run.

Great White Shark Tracked Off Long Island

A shark named Mary Lee had its GPS tracking device ping off Jones Beach this week.

Tugboat Sinks Off Fire Island, Leaving 1 Dead

A 60-year-old tugboat captain died and his three crew members were rescued after their vessel sank more than a mile off the coast of...

Fire Island Dune Rebuilding Plan Partly Underway

Eroded beaches are being rebuilt on either end of the island, but the residential middle phase of the job is still in the planning phase.

Sandy 2 Years Later: Winners and Losers on Long Island

A ranking of those on Long Island who came out of the superstorm for better, or for worse.

Long Island Halloween Haunted Houses 2014

More than three dozen Long Island haunted house event listings from kid friendly to seriously scary.

Long Island Oktoberfest 2014 and Related Events

A listing of 30 local Oktoberfest events big and small, plus some pumpkin beer and cider parties.

Piping Plover Lawsuit Stalls Fire Island Dune Rebuilding

Audubon New York won a temporary restraining order suspending the project, for now.

Fire Island National Seashore at 50: The View from Watch Hill

Our reporter visits "the other Fire Island" ahead of upcoming 50th anniversary events.
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