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Private Plane Goes Down Off Southern Coast Of Long Island

The U.S. Coast Guard was on the scene Saturday afternoon after a small private plane crashed on the Moriches Inlet on the southern coast of Long Island.

CBS New York–10/20/2012

Fire Island Inlet (credit: Google Maps)

Sand At Fire Island Inlet Diverts Boaters

An accumulation of sand has made the popular Fire Island Inlet dangerously shallow, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

09/21/2012

Photo Credit: sailorshaven.com

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

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7 Best Restaurants & Eating Destinations On Fire Island

Simon & Schuster authors Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen, of The Fire Island Cookbook, share their favorite Fire Island dining spots.

06/14/2012

The Pavilion's High Tea deck destroyed by fire on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 (credit: Jordan Cohen/Fire Island News)

Blaze Destroys Several Businesses On Fire Island

The fire gutted the Pavilion, a popular Fire Island nightspot, and La Fountaine as well as some other businesses in the main commercial area and also spread to a nearby home.

11/15/2011

Suffolk County Police released composite sketches of two of the victims found along Ocean Parkway (credit: Handout)

Suffolk County Police Getting Tips In L.I. Serial Killer Case Since Releasing Sketches Of Victims

Police say 22 tips have come in since the sketches were released on Tuesday.

09/22/2011

LI Power

East Meadow Residents Thrilled To Get Power Back After Week Of Darkness

On Long Island, about 89,000 customers remain in the dark as of Thursday night, but there is some power progress being made.

09/01/2011

A Beach Patrol Headquarters used by the City of Long Beach lifeguards was lifted and moved to the boardwalk by the strong winds of Tropical Storm Irene as it swept through Long Island on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. (credit: Kathy Kmonicek/AP)

Long Island Cleaning Up After Irene Passes; Thousands Still Without Power

Tropical Storm Irene walloped Long Island over the weekend with the winds causing major problems after knocking down trees and power lines.

08/29/2011

An official at OEM headquarters in Nassau at screen showing projected flood areas (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

County Exec Mangano Orders 300,000 Residents Out Of Nassau County ASAP

Those most directly impacted include residents who live south of Sunrise Highway between the Queens line and Rockville Center, south of Merrick Road from Rockville center to the Suffolk County border and low-lying areas on the north shore.

08/26/2011

Hurricane Irene on Long Island

South Shore Of Long Island Preparing For Irene’s Best Punch

Westhampton Beach mayor Conrad Teller was in the third grade during the Great New England Hurricane in 1938. Recalling the storm, which left 50 people dead, Teller says, unlike Hurricane Irene, no one knew what was about to hit.

08/25/2011

FILE -- A US Coast Guard boat (Photo credit: MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)

Body Of Missing Swimmer Found On Beach

Authorities say the body of a swimmer who was reported missing off Fire Island has been recovered on a beach.

07/13/2011

FILE -- A US Coast Guard boat (Photo credit: MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Injured As Boats Collide Off Long Island

Authorities say three people are injured after a water taxi collided with a private boat off Fire Island.

07/10/2011

Gina DeMatteo-Murgolo lost her high school class ring over 30 years ago in the waters off Fire Island. A stranger returned it to her after finding it - in Puerto Rico.

S.I. Woman’s Ring Found 35 Years Later – In Puerto Rico!

Getting a high school class ring is a rite of passage, but a New York woman lost hers more than three decades ago in the ocean. On Sunday night, she has it back – thanks to Facebook.

09/26/2010

Photo courtesy of FireIsland.com

New York’s Fire Island: The Seasonal Guide

Fire Island, located along the Long Island shore, is New Yorkers’ place to be in the summer time. The long main island surrounded by several small islands can be reached by a ferry ride across the Great South Bay of Long Island.

08/08/2010

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