Volume: IV  Issue: 8                              August 2017                            FI Community Calendar

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ICB (Island Community Board) Membership Drive
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FI Water Works: Modernizing Our Water System

FI Water Works: Modernizing Our Water System

Securing the fresh water supply for our Fishers Island community is our primary mission and responsibility. Read more.

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New York State Bicycle Safety Rules and Reminders

New York State Bicycle Safety Rules and Reminders

You, as a parent or caregiver, can play a major role in preventing bicycle-related injuries.

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“Move-Over” for Emergency Vehicles - It's the Law

“Move-Over” for Emergency Vehicles - It's the Law

This applies everywhere including on Fishers!

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Town considers adding Fishers Island administrator position

Town considers adding Fishers Island administrator position

The administrator could be a point person between Fishers Island and other agencies, whether in the county or state, that residents might feel alienated from, Mr. Russell said. Read more.

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Help Save Plum Island as a Critical Wildlife Habitat

Help Save Plum Island as a Critical Wildlife Habitat

Join citizens from New York and Connecticut in calling today for a strong report and permanent protection for Plum Island. Read more.

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Changes coming to New London Traffic Pattern

Changes coming to New London Traffic Pattern

Work to reduce Bank Street to one lane of traffic started on July 27 as the city tests the impact of creating a lane for vehicles and bicycles. Read more.

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Op-Ed: Our Great Fishermen in Need of Relief

Op-Ed: Our Great Fishermen in Need of Relief

Op-ed Written by Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-01)

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Gardening August 2017

Gardening August 2017

One happy event this summer was capturing a Parsley Caterpillar on a parsley plant.

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2017 Osprey Fledgling Count

2017 Osprey Fledgling Count

Active Nests July 11, 2017                           

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Islanders for Islanders collection and food drive

Islanders for Islanders collection and food drive

Contributions are welcome at any time, and especially the weekend of August 18-20. Read more.

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2016 Fishers Island Annual Report

2016 Fishers Island Annual Report

A resource of the important work being done by volunteers, staff, and board members of many independent FI organizations. Read more.

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Playing for the Kibbe Cup 2017

Playing for the Kibbe Cup 2017

The annual softball game between the Hay Harbor staff and Fishers Island Ferry crew is played each July and the winner holds the Kibbe Cup for the year.  Read more.

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FI Conservancy's 2017 Mosquito Control Plan

FI Conservancy's 2017 Mosquito Control Plan

Larvicide applications to the Island's recognized breeding hotspots - and what you can do to help.

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ICB Correspondence with Southold July 2017

ICB Correspondence with Southold July 2017

"...the more communication and contact Fishers Island can have with Southold, the more efficient and effective our strategic partnership will be."

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Leave Nothing but Footprints on the Beach

Leave Nothing but Footprints on the Beach

Please please clean up after yourself on the beach, and anywhere else on the island. Read more.

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FI Ferry District to Replace 5 Dolphins

FI Ferry District to Replace 5 Dolphins

The work on the piling clusters in Silver Eel Cove will take place in July 2017. Read more.

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Safety Matters at Elizabeth Field Airport

Safety Matters at Elizabeth Field Airport

It is very important to understand that NOTHING is allowed on the runways. Read more.

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Museum Exhibit 2017: Photographers of Fishers Island

Museum Exhibit 2017: Photographers of Fishers Island

Join us for the 2017 Museum Show and other special exhibits this season. Read more.

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Newest Books for the Library Collection 2017
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Ferry District to reintroduce 2-way Passenger Tickets
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The Beach Plum & Little Plum Trunk Shows for August 2017

The Beach Plum & Little Plum Trunk Shows for August 2017

Come by and check out all the beautiful and unique items! Read more.

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Summer News from TiggyHealth

Summer News from TiggyHealth

Check out the new classes and access the schedule to sign up today!

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Fishers Island Ferry District partners with Blackbird Hovercraft

Fishers Island Ferry District partners with Blackbird Hovercraft

Providing scheduled and charter passenger service to the Island. Read more.

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Ferry Reservations Recommended for Summer Season

Ferry Reservations Recommended for Summer Season

Actually, HIGHLY recommended and 25-minute rule applies! Read more.

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Utility Notice: Important Information in case of Emergencies
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Summer is Coming to the Community Center

Summer has arrived at the Community Center

Here's what is going on - check it out and sign up today! Read more.

August Art Classes at the Community Center

August Art Classes at the Community Center

Painting, cartooning, paper weaving, beading. Sign up today!

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FICC New Member & Membership Renewal

FICC New Member & Membership Renewal

Save yourself an additional stop! Sign up or renew your membership now!

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Beach Church

Beach Church

Sundays in July and August on Dock Beach.

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Lighthouse Works presents Zoe Nelson in Legacy Exhibition

Lighthouse Works presents Zoe Nelson in Legacy Exhibition

The exhibition at the Annex Gallery combines two bodies of work from Nelson. July 15 to August 26. Read more.

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FI Library's Summer 2017 Schedule of Programs & Events

FI Library's Summer 2017 Schedule of Programs & Events

A wide variety of programs and authors for every age. Find the whole August schedule here. Read more.

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FI Theater's New Movie Schedule and More!

FI Theater's New Movie Schedule and More!

August 2, 7:00-9:00 pm, The Boss Baby (PG)

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American Legion Post 1045 Monthly Meeting

American Legion Post 1045 Monthly Meeting

Post 1045 welcomes all Legionnaires and potential members (wartime veterans) to join us in our monthly meetings. Next meeting is August 3, 5:30. Read more.

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A Benefit for IHP: "King Cole - The Music and Lyrics of Cole Porter"

A Benefit for IHP: "King Cole - The Music and Lyrics of Cole Porter"

SIX OF CLUBS returns to Fishers Island with another cabaret performance of music from the American Songbook on August 4. Read more.

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Theater Event: Elissa Brown & her film "windshield"

Theater Event: Elissa Brown & her film "windshield"

August 4 learn more about this 'vanished vision'

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Island Tag Sale @ the American Legion

Island Tag Sale @ the American Legion

Get ready to find some amazing treasures Saturday, August 5! Clean out the cupboards, basement, attic - all those spots - gather up your stuff and sign up today - or Save the Date and come on by! Read more.

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Museum's Programs for Children & Adults 2017

Museum's Programs for Children & Adults 2017

August 6 - PUBLIC RELATIONS: 250 Years of Outside Views of Fishers Island
August 9 - Alive or Not? Children's Program
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FI Ferry District Board Of Commissioners Election

FI Ferry District Board Of Commissioners Election

Election Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the Community Center. 

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Southold Town Day on Fishers

Southold Town Day on Fishers

Wednesday, August 9.
Itinerary, Guest List and Meeting Agenda

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Fishers Island Conservancy’s Nature Days are Back!

Fishers Island Conservancy’s Nature Days are Back!

August 9-13 Join us for Music, Tours, Movie Screenings, Round Table Discussions, Paint & Sip, Field Lessons with Experts and Much More! Be a part of the great family fun. Read more.

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Notice of Public Hearing: FI Waste Management District

Notice of Public Hearing: FI Waste Management District

August 9, 2017, to receive public comment on the proposed plan to relocate the transfer station operation to the compost station. Read more.

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NY Safe Boating Course Offered on Fishers

NY Safe Boating Course Offered on Fishers

At Fishers Island Community Center over 2 sessions - August 10 and 11, 2017 from 8:00am – 12:00pm. Sign up today! Read more.

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FI Library Book Group: Upcoming Book Selections

FI Library Book Group: Upcoming Book Selections

August 10: A Stranger In The Forest: On Foot Across Borneo by Eric Hansen Read more.

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2017 IPP Arts & Crafts Fair

2017 IPP Arts & Crafts Fair

Many unique items for one and all on Saturday, August 12th

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ICB Meeting Schedule & Agendas

ICB Meeting Schedule & Agendas

Community members are welcome and encouraged to attend the meetings. Next is Monday, August 14 at 5:30 Read more.

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Museum Talk by Pierce Rafferty: 250 Years of Outside Views

Museum Talk by Pierce Rafferty: 250 Years of Outside Views

August 27: What does the outside world say about Fishers Island? An illustrated talk by Museum Director Pierce Rafferty.  Read more.

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IN MEMORIAM: Robert Allan Mitchell

IN MEMORIAM: Robert Allan Mitchell

He was best known to his friends and family for his humor, big heart, and larger-than-life personality.

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WEDDINGS

June 24, 2017            
Molly Baker and Kyle Houser
in Longmeadow, MA

 

ENGAGEMENTS

David Walker  to Maggie McMillen, April 14, 2017 in Central Park, New York, NY

BIRTH

June 11, 2017             
Theodore ‘Theo’ Wall Herlihy
to Daphne Patterson Herlihy & Brent Herlihy

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Fishers Island Driftwood Tables

Fishers Island Driftwood Tables

Beautiful, unique and perfect for your island home.

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FIS Class of 2022 Fundraiser: Fishers Beach Towels

FIS Class of 2022 Fundraiser: Fishers Beach Towels

Pick a color and have it monogrammed too!

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FI School Class Fundraiser: Win a Photo Shoot

FI School Class Fundraiser: Win a Photo Shoot

'Get in the Picture' Purchase raffle tickets for $10 each between now and August 13 for this Class of 2018 fundraiser. Read more.

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Job Posting: Utility Company Office Assistant

Job Posting: Utility Company Office Assistant

Fishers Island Utility Company is looking for an individual to join our team.

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Job Posting: FI Electric Co.

Job Posting: FI Electric Co.

Accepting employment applications for the position of a part-time seasonal general laborer.

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Found: Winchester Pocket Knife

Found: Winchester Pocket Knife

Might you be missing something?

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LOST: Pocket Knife
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FI August Fog Horn Masthead
by Marlin Bloethe

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FishersIsland.net Valentine and Annual Appeal

FishersIsland.net Annual Appeal

Please consider a donation today to support the island's communication efforts. Read more.

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