Tag: Fire Island National Seashore
With the return of beach season, so too flock the crowds to Fire Island, the barrier island simultaneously known as a popular tourist destination and a hidden gem full of natural wonders. But FI is much more than that dichotomy allows. It’s home to Robert Moses State Park on the west end, Smith Point County Park on the east end and a national park featuring an eight-mile wilderness preserve. And in the middle, accessible by ferry only, are 17 car-free communities—most of which are strictly residential with a few having downtowns offering shops and nightlife.
At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.
Our reporter visits "the other Fire Island" ahead of upcoming 50th anniversary events.
Suffolk County exec blames the breach caused by Sandy for South Shore Long Island flooding, but critics disagree.