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Fire Island Map After Sandy (credit: USGS)

Debate Mounts Over Whether To Close Breach On Fire Island

Fish and wildlife are thriving in the Great South Bay, and scientists have credited Mother Nature’s breach of Fire Island for it all. But not everyone wants to keep it that way.


Dominic Trionfo crashed into the anchor chain of his family's boat, killing him. (credit: Dominic Trionfo via. Facebook)

14-Year-Old Long Island Boy Dies After Crashing Jet Ski Into Family’s Boat

Dominic Trionfo, of Middle Island, took his Jet Ski out in the waters off Mattituck and somehow made a wrong turn, crashing into the anchor chain of his family’s boat yesterday afternoon.