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  Fire Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fire Island is separated from Long Island by the five mi (eight km) wide Great South Bay, a natural harbor formed by the island.
The island and its resort towns are mainly accessible by the numerous ferries that traverse Great South Bay or by private watercraft.
Fire Island Pines -- A hamlet in the western part of the island; a popular vacation spot for wealthy gay men.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fire_Island   (656 words)

The Fire Island Pines, west of Water Island and east of Cherry Grove, is the most beautiful community on Fire Island.
Situated on a narrow portion of the island, the area closer to the bay is covered with dense growth almost concealing many of the homes built unobtrusively in the background.
Fire Island is many things to many people and each year thousands visit Fire Island to frolic on the playground of the suntan set to see if all the things they've heard are really true.
www.thepinesfireisland.com /pfilearn.html   (783 words)

 FireIslandMen: Cherry Grove, Fire Island Pines, Fire Island, New York - USA
Fire Island is a thin 32 mile long sand bar south of Long Island (separating the Great South Bay from the Atlantic Ocean) and only one hour or 50 miles east of New York City with pristine ocean shores, an ancient maritime Sunken Forest, a historic Fire Island Lighthouse, and 17 unique communities.
Fire Island is considered one of the world’s most beautiful beaches with secluded wilderness areas host to diverse ecosystems of native and migrating wildlife and plants.
Fire Island Pines, west of Water Island and east of Cherry Grove (and the forest), is the second predominantly gay (male) town on Fire Island.
www.fireislandmen.com /Fire-Island.htm   (897 words)

 Fire Island Map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Fire Island is unique in its closeness to New York City and in its separation from it.
Long Island is the child of the Ice Age, and Fire Island is the child of the sea.
Fire Island was born as great rollers, too large to travel to the mainland, broke in the shallow water, at distances ranging between a mile and ten miles from the shore.
www.fireislandcc.org /map.html   (343 words)

 Fire Island NY Lighthouse
Fire Island Light originally stood only 200 yards from the western edge of Long Island, but over the years, miles of beach have been added as an anti-erosion measure.
It was in such bad condition by the 1980s that the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society raised funds for its renovation and, at the same time, to convert the former keeper’s dwelling into a museum.
When visiting Fire Island, it is wise to consider where the area may have gotten its name and explore with caution.
www.harbourlights.com /catalog/2003/hl_fire_island_GLOW.htm   (446 words)

 Fire Island
Fire Island, NY Fire Island is one of the most peaceful, yet exciting places on Long Island.
Cherry Grove and Fire Island Pines are well known for their openly gay population and sometimes outrageous nightlife.
Fire Island is populated by a large number of summer and full time residents.
www.loving-long-island.com /fire-island.html   (1296 words)

 Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
Since the late 1700s an island cluster north of the main arc of the Aleutian Islands has explosively grown, disappeared, reappeared, and changed shapes.
A new lava dome, about 150 m high, appeared on the north tip of the island near the remnant of a dome created in 1927.
The islands are the emergent tips of an active submarine volcano rising more than 4,500 feet (1,500 m) from the floor of the Bering Sea.
www.r7.fws.gov /nwr/akmar/wildlife-wildlands/wildlands/ringoffire/bogoslofgrowth.htm   (317 words)

 FIRE - Rhode Island College Violates Freedom of Conscience
FIRE reminded Nazarian of the college’s attempt last year to punish a professor for refusing to censor student speech, and also noted that “[a]s an agency of the state government, RIC has a responsibility not to discriminate on the basis of political beliefs.”
FIRE is a nonprofit educational foundation that unites civil rights and civil liberties leaders, scholars, journalists, and public intellectuals from across the political and ideological spectrum on behalf of individual rights, due process, freedom of expression, academic freedom, and rights of conscience at our nation’s colleges and universities.
FIRE’s efforts to preserve liberty at RIC and on campuses across America can be viewed at thefire.org.
www.thefire.org /index.php/article/5346.html   (804 words)

With the approximately $1.2 million raised by the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society, the light was repaired, the keeper's quarters turned into a museum, and the light relit May 25, 1986.
Visit my Fire Island Light Photo Gallery to see some digital pictures I took during a visit a while ago.
See a report, and photos, from a sunrise tour at the Fire Island Light on January 30, 2000.
www.longislandlighthouses.com /fireisl.htm   (599 words)

 City of Rock Island, Illinois - Rock Island Fire Department
The fire department was first created in the year of 1855 as a volunteer department and grew to become paid department in 1891.
The Rock Island Fire Department is proud to be a part of MABAS 43, a combined hazardous material team that consists of the Rock Island, Moline, East Moline and the Arsenal Fire Department that will respond to any hazardous materials emergency.
Rock Island firefighters are trained in-house and through other institutions akin to Illinois Fire Service Institute located at the University of Illinois in Champaign to maintain the highest level of professionalism for the citizens of Rock Island.
www.rigov.org /citydepartments/fire/firedepartment.html   (370 words)

 Fire Island Association Inc.
Fire Island is not immune to hurricanes, as any survivor of the 1938 monster can attest.
On Fire Island, the best advice is to leave as soon as evacuation is ordered ty the County: don’t wait for the “last” boat; it may have been the one you didn’t take.
The Fire Island Association believes removal of homes is unnecessary, as well as violative of the FINS statute, since well-established methods of beach nourishment can protect existing structures, while newly applicable state law provides adequate assurance that the approved density levels will not be exceeded.
www.fireislandassn.org   (827 words)

 CNN.com - At least 96 killed in nightclub inferno - Feb. 21, 2003
News footage from inside a Rhode Island nightclub captures the instant that a rock band's pyrotechnics ignited a deadly fire and celebration turned to fear and flight.
Fire Chief Charlie Hall said because the wooden structure was small and was built before 1976, it was not required to have a sprinkler system.
One of the band's guitarists, Pennsylvania native Ty Longley, is among the missing in the fire's aftermath.
www.cnn.com /2003/US/Northeast/02/21/deadly.nightclub.fire   (1241 words)

 Fire Island Lighthouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The first-oder fresnel first shone in November of 1858 from the lantern of Fire Island Lighthouse.
The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society raised funds for renovation and converted the dwelling into a museum.
Fire Island Light originally stood only 200 yards from the western edge of the island, but miles of beach have been added to the island during the past century, much like the "anti-erosion" at Assateague, Virginia.
lighthousegetaway.com /lights/fire.html   (221 words)

 X-Entertainment Loves Fireball Island.
Fireball Island existed as such for months, hosting battles for everyone from Lion-O to that one dude from C.O.P.S. who I could never name, but had an exposed brain popping out of his head, and thus was a prominent fixture of my hand.
Fireball Island was more about losing yourself in the insanely detailed 3-D game "board," riddled with trails, rivers and peaks, covered with danger and smeared with marbles that, under this instance and this instance alone, seemed like so much fucking more than just marbles.
Those red marbles are fireballs, of course, and with a well placed shot, any opponent capable of firing one (either by having the right card or by simply rolling a "1") can knock you into the river, or worse, knock you into the river and take away your fairly-and-squarely stolen jewel.
x-entertainment.com /articles/0924   (2065 words)

 Sayville Fire Island Ferry, Jaws with Peter Benchley and Long Island
The fictional town of "Amity Island" in the book "Jaws" is a composite of several south shore Suffolk County seaside communities.
The communities on Fire Island that are known by the world are the ones in the middle, such as Cherry Grove, the Pines, and of the course the Sunken Forest National Park.
Fire Island Ferries to gay Cherry Grove and the Fire Island Pines parties.
www.telefunken.8k.com /jaws.htm   (805 words)

 Friendly Gay Long Island and Fire Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sure, with Long Island Sound to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south, the sea is a celebrated part of its history and our appeal.
By contrast, the East End's South Fork, famous for its world-class beaches and celebrity playground known as "the Hamptons," is peppered with quaint villages and seaside attractions, with an active nightlife and a full-year calendar of social activities.
Long Island has attained local and national exposure for such world-class annual sporting events as the Belmont Stakes in June, the Lightpath Senior PGA Golf Classic and the Hamlet Cup Tennis Tournament, both in August.
www.funmaps.com /long_island.htm   (786 words)

 Fire Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The island is only 6 miles to the west of Anchorage, but due to 30 foot tides, wild currents, silty waters and lots of mud bars...
The West Point of Fire Island is stark and barren.
The legendary Fire Island beach basketball was found for the 3rd time.
www.outlookalaska.com /FireIsland   (1935 words)

 Surfline | Fire Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Fire Island is accessible only by boat or public ferry.
Once on the island, the only way around is on foot or by bicycle, so getting to the surf spots can be a project.
Take a ferry out of Bay Shore over to Fire Island, to either Ocean Beach or Kismet, and be prepared to throw down on the beach.
www.surfline.com /travel/surfmaps/us/new_york/fire_island.cfm   (222 words)

 Ocean Beach Fire Island - Fun in the Sun!
The essence of NYCP lawsuit is the Plaintiffs’ effort to remedy the failure of the Defendant federal and state agencies to protect the lives, property and resources of Fire Island and the Long Island South Shore from the unnecessary damage from Atlantic storms.
Calendar of festivities - Life at the Fire Island School in the 60's and 70's by Carla Hommels.
Ocean Beach shares Fire Islands world famous beaches invite vacationers year after year to relax on the sun soaked white sand beaches, luxuriating in the gentle waves of the Atlantic Ocean.
www.ocean-beach.com   (743 words)

 Atlantique, Fire Island
Fire Island Homes staff helps you find the perfect Island Summer Rentals and Real Estate in the communities of Ocean Beach, Seaview, Ocean Bay Park, Corneille Estates, Summer Club, Robbins Rest and Atlantique.
The narrowest part of the island, Atlantique, is difficult to access since it has kept most of its area free from sidewalks.
It is one of the smaller towns at the western end of fire island-maybe 50-60 homes, maximum.
www.fihomes.net /communities/atlantique.htm   (261 words)

 Fire Island
Fire Island's world famous beaches invite vacationers year after year to the sun soaked ocean beaches, luxuriating in the gentle waves of the Atlantic Ocean.
Fire Island is nestled between the wide expanses of the Atlantic Ocean providing cooling ocean breezes during the summer and the gentle and serene Great South Bay only about one hour from New York City.
There are no paved roads leading to most of Fire Island, and during the summer season, no motor vehicles are permitted.
www.fairharbor.com /fire_island.htm   (239 words)

 Fireisland.com - Accommodations Guide for Fire Island NY
Fire Island awaits your arrival, with its pristine sand dune beaches, dazzling nightlife, fine dining, and striking scenery that will take your breath away.
Fire Island boasts an amazing variety of activities, whether you are searching for sheer relaxation, fun, or adventure, Fire Island has something for everyone.
Whether you are planning a vacation, moving to Fire Island, or just stopping in for the day, get the most out of your stay with FireIsland.com.
www.fireisland.com   (628 words)

 Long Island beaches & fire island landscape & seascape paintings by Rick Mundy of lighthouse beach
Beach grasses at Long Island beaches and fire island begin to turn green, and the residents near Lighthouse beach prepare to enjoy their summer!
Fire Island is a barrier beach off the southern edge of L.I. and offers fine grained white sandy beaches, ideal for beach paintings.
The Fire Island ferries leave from Patchogue, Sayville and Bay Shore.
www.rickmundy.com   (420 words)

 Fire Island New York - Fire Island, NY Summer Vacation Guide featuring Summer Shares, restaurants and ferry schedules - ...
Fire Island Hotels, Marinas, Important Phone Numbers, Ocean Beach, Ocean Beach Youth Group, The Pines and Cherry Grove, Where to find each Post Office and doctor, town shopping and groceries, and helpful information for your visit to Fire Island.
Fire Island is a barrier beach (literally a sand bar) located 45 minutes outside of New York City, just a 30 minute ferry ride across the Great South Bay.
Fire Island is a premier getaway spot for families and friends.
www.fireislandbeaches.com   (234 words)

 Fireisland.com - Watch Hill to Robert Moses a Guide from FireIsland.com
One of the first communities to be established on the island, has kept free of stores, bars and crowds, however it's a easy walk to neighboring towns for dining and stores.
The most easterly point of Fire Island is attached to the mainland by the Smith Point Bridge and Floyd Parkway.
Run by the Fire Island National Seashore this beautiful segment of the island offers camping, back country trails, nature tours, restaurant, a small shop, large public boat marina, and camp ground.
www.fireisland.com /destinations.htm   (796 words)

 Fire Island Pines Fire Department. Long Island, New York : Beaches, Sayville and Pines Ferry Schedule, Real Estate, ...
If no telephone is available, run to the Fire House (just west of the harbor, across from Widgeon Walk) and set off the alarm on the side of the building.
Please note that the siren at the Fire House sounds each day at noon, and that all fire sirens are tested each Wednesday at 12:05pm.
In the event of a fire, please be sure to stay off the walks and keep them clear for Fire Department crew and equipment.
www.fipines.com /thecommunity/FIPFD.htm   (126 words)

 Ferries To Fire Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1949, he was captain of the Fire Island Maid.
In 1950, he became captain of the Fire Island Belle.
Captain Mooney became President of Fire Island Ferries in 1971 and Chief Executive Officer in 2000.
www.emooney.com /index_files/FerriestoFireIsland.html   (154 words)

 A Resort of Dunes and Dreams -- Newsday.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Since 1964, all of Fire Island except the six-mile stretch of state park (an easy stroll to Fire Island Lighthouse and the westernmost settlement of Kismet) has been part of Fire Island National Seashore.
In the late-1800s, the island was dotted with huge hotels, but today it has just a handful of small hotels and guest houses -- in these places and upscale-gay Fire Island Pines.
Fire Island has always had its celebrity habitues but unlike the Hamptons set, most truly seek anonymity (oh, all right, one longtimer to keep an eye out for: producer, director, actor, writer Mel Brooks).
www.newsday.com /features/custom/discover/ny-dlifireisland,0,3730351.story?coll=ny-discoverli-headlines   (826 words)

 CEDX: Fire Island
The Fire Island Ferries terminal in Bay Shore.
In response to this article by Jeremy Harrell in Long Island Business news covering part of Steve Levy's State of the County speech, (may be behind the costwall now) I wrote a letter to the editor regarding the exec's initial proposal of a wireless network blanketing Suffolk County.
Many thanks go out to the Fire Commissioners of Kismet, and we at Fire Island Wireless look forward to reliably serving the Fire Department and the community with wireless broadband for many seasons into the future.
www.cedx.com /fire_island   (1463 words)

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