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Fire Island Lighthouse

Fire Island (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Paddle Boarder Pulled From Water By Suffolk County Police A Mile Off-Shore

Officers from Marine and Aviation elements of the Suffolk County Police Department encountered eight foot tall waves as they searched for Hopkins, who was eventually located a mile south of Fire Island Lighthouse.

05/25/2013

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Getaway Guide: One Tank Trip To Fire Island

For many New Yorkers, summer means weekends on Fire Island — it’s what gets them through the work week, the heat and humidity, the subway and the crowded city streets. Closer than the Hamptons — and pleasantly lacking in pretension and a social caste system — this barrier island off the coast of Long Island is made up of 17 communities that have each developed their own personality.

06/30/2012