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2013-03-05 12:26:27

NEW LEADERSHIP PRESENTS EXCITING PLANS FOR AN HISTORIC SUMMER INFUSING ART, HOSPITALITY AND ENTERTAINMENT FIRE ISLAND PINES, N.Y., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This year Fire Island Pines, the world's premier gay summer mecca, which draws visitors from around the globe with its gorgeous beaches and bustling social scene founded on freedom of expression, celebrates its 60th anniversary. The Pines, located just fifty miles from New York City, long ago proved to be the most accessible...

2008-07-30 06:00:34

By Mitchell Freedman, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 30--The failure of some of Long Island's ocean beaches to build up with sand this year has local officials and residents concerned that powerful winter storms could sweep beachfront houses out to sea and cause widespread flooding. That worst-case scenario is being looked at because the natural buildup of sand has been interrupted, possibly by stronger-than-normal wave action in the ocean. Consequently, the typical ebb and flow of sand...