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Lights, Camera, Action: Top Brass Delivers Press Conference on Fire Island

Lights, Camera, Action: Top Brass Delivers Press Conference on Fire Island

By Shoshanna McCollum As the clock struck noon on the sunny Friday, May 10th sleepy Ocean Beach Village Green came alive with camera crews and reporters as Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone and Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci assembled at the podium to deliver a simple message: Fire Island is back and ready for the […]

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Fire Island cleanup begins 24-hour operations

Fire Island cleanup begins 24-hour operations

YAPHANK, N.Y. – Removal of Hurricane Sandy debris on Fire Island began March 2 and is scheduled to be complete by the end of March. In an effort to meet the March 31 completion goal, the debris removal contractors will begin work around the clock Friday. “It is crucial that the work on the beach […]

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Fire Island Cleanup Begins – Getting Ready for Summer 2013.

Fire Island Cleanup Begins – Getting Ready for Summer 2013.

YAPHANK, N.Y. – Removal of Hurricane Sandy debris on Fire Island began March 2 and is scheduled to be complete by the end of March. “It is crucial that this work get under way before environmental restrictions prohibit debris removal and halt the recovery for thousands of Fire Island homeowners,” said Sen. Charles Schumer. “The work […]

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Fire Island contract brings $8.3 million to local businesses

Fire Island contract brings $8.3 million to local businesses

YAPHANK, N.Y. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $10.1 million task order contract to Environmental Chemical Company of Burlingame, Calif., Feb. 27 to remove debris on Fire Island created by Hurricane Sandy. Under the terms of the task order 82 percent of the work will be performed by local contractors. Under the task order, ECC is […]

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Fire Island 2013 Coming Back After Hurricane Sandy

Fire Island 2013 Coming Back After Hurricane Sandy

In the wake of a coastal hurricane event of historic proportions ravaging Fire Island less than six months ago, the question people are now asking will Fire Island be ready for the summer crowds in 2013? The answer is a resounding yes as residents, municipal officials, and merchants of local businesses are mobilizing to bring […]

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“Got Dunes?” Fundraiser: A Winter Blowout for Fire Island

“Got Dunes?” Fundraiser: A Winter Blowout for Fire Island

By Shoshanna McCollum Let some little blizzard wipeout a good time? We don’t think so. Fire Islanders are made of tougher stuff than that! While the party itself actually took place in Bay Shore’s Nutty Irishman, the Fire Island Restoration Project, Inc. benefit was a huge success and the Fire Island feel good event of […]

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Winter Storm Nemo on Fire Island

Winter Storm Nemo on Fire Island

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Debris removal contract awarded for a Fire Island clean up by March.

Debris removal contract awarded for a Fire Island clean up by March.

Yaphank, New York, January 26, 2013 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced the award of a Hurricane Sandy debris removal contract worth $8.8 million to DS3 Enterprises Inc. of Central Islip, N.Y. Under terms of the contract, DS3 Enterprises Inc. will be tasked to remove debris from right-of-way and from eligible private property, […]

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Storm Diary Part III: Coming Home

Shoshanna McCollum Friday, November 16: “We are will not be able to move back into our home before winter John. I was hoping you’d come to the realization on your own, but you haven’t. Let’s please figure out a plan before winter sets in.” Hash words but they had to be said. Now the undamaged […]

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Rebuilding Fire Island’s dunes and protecting Long Island’s future.

Rebuilding Fire Island’s dunes and protecting Long Island’s future.

WE DID IT! Thanks to you, we met our goal and have over 25,000 signatures in support of rebuilding Fire Island’s dunes and protecting Long Island’s future. Now is when the work really begins. We are in the process of hand delivering petitions to our elected officials as they begin fighting for and debating our […]

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