Volume: IV  Issue: 10                          October 2017                            FI Community Calendar

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Ferry District to Reintroduce 2-way Passenger Tickets

Ferry District to Reintroduce 2-way Passenger Tickets

Ferry passenger Ticketing Policy effective October 1, 2017

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A New Organ for St. John's Church

A New Organ for St. John's Church

An E.M. Skinner Organ, installed in 1929, once considered the height of American musical craftsmanship, is being replaced.  Read more.

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Inside Race Rock Light

Inside Race Rock Light

When an opportunity presents itself to tour the house on the rock, you jump.

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Filling New York Harbor with millions of oysters to fight pollution

Filling New York Harbor with millions of oysters to fight pollution

Malinowski and a team of students and employees use oyster shells to build reefs in New York Harbor. Read more.

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Fishers Island utility seeks town OK for more worker housing

Fishers Island utility seeks town OK for more worker housing.

Utility Co. is stressing a need for year-round housing, which it says is critical to its services and the safety of an island reachable only by water or air. Read more.

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45 Minutes, Yet a World Away: The History and Natural Beauty that is Fishers Island

45 Minutes, Yet a World Away: The History and Natural Beauty that is Fishers Island

"We were here to look around and learn a bit about this quiet, mostly private little island."  Read more.

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Conservancy's Fall Bird Migration Survey

Conservancy's Fall Bird Migration Survey

The annual fall survey on September 24 documented a high variety of species observed.

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Ferry Safety Drill - An important part of orientation

Ferry Safety Drill - An important part of orientation

Fishers Island Ferry Safety information for all passengers.

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Long Island Coyote Update

Long Island Coyote Update

Will the coyote hinder ground-nesting birds and shorebirds through predation, or will they help these species by reducing feral cat and raccoon predators?  Read more.

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61st Annual Fishers Island Yacht Club 'Round Island Race

61st Annual Fishers Island Yacht Club 'Round Island Race

Race results and photo gallery - September 2, 2017

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H.O.G. 2017

H.O.G. 2017

47th H.O.G. Tournament to benefit the Island Health Project. Photo gallery of the event September 3, 2017.

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October 2017 Gardening

October 2017 Gardening

"October is the month to start cleaning up the garden, and we have received a number of requests on how to prune hydrangea."

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Community Service Opportunities

Community Service Opportunities

Union Chapel has a wish list of weekly and monthly tasks.

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FI: Memorable Moments in Photos

This photo gallery holds photos from our readers. Share your memorable moments at finyinfo@gmail.com and we will add them. 
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FishersIsland.net Appeal

FishersIsland.net Appeal

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

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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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FICC Bowling League is Coming Back

FICC Bowling League is Coming Back

Sign up your team to join the fun this year!

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Topper's and Liquor Store Change of Hours
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Fall Sale at the Beach Plum
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Library goes to Off Season Hours

Library goes to Off Season Hours

Fall hours, crafting session and new book titles.

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2017 Revised Southold Town Planning Board Meetings Schedule
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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 into the fall. Read more.

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Pequot’s 1st Responders Sunday Special

Pequot’s 1st Responders Sunday Special

Our way of thanking the FI 1st responders!

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NL Fire Dept training at FI Ferry's New London Terminal
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New Health Insurance Option for Self-Employed Islanders

New Health Insurance Option for Self-Employed Islanders

Information Sessions on October 4, 1 hours each @ 11:00 or 1:00 at the Community Center

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Legal Notice: Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing for Fishers Island property
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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 October 5, 5:30.

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Museum hosts Penni Sharp Nature Walk

Museum hosts Penni Sharp Nature Walk

"Birds, Plants, and Insects in Transition" on Saturday, October 7

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Lighthouse Works Fall '17 Fellows Events

Lighthouse Works Fall '17 Fellows Events

Join us for Open Studio & Reading Saturday, October 7

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ICB Meeting Schedule & Agendas

ICB Meeting Schedule & Agendas

Community members are welcome and encouraged to attend the meetings. Next is Saturday, October 7 at 4:30

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Legal Notice: Public Hearing - Coastal Erosion Hazard Board of Review Appeal
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Legal Notice: Public Hearing - FI Ferry Propulsion System Replacement
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FI Library Book Group: Upcoming Book Selections

FI Library Book Group: Upcoming Book Selections

October 12: Goodnight Beautiful Women by Anna Noyes

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Library & Union Chapel host Community Dinner and BINGO
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Public Notice: Planned Electric Power Outage

Public Notice: Planned Electric Power Outage

October 17 at approximately 9:00 am and 1:00 pm

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Notice of Public Hearing: Fire District Proposed Budget

Notice of Public Hearing: Fire District Proposed Budget

FI Fire District Proposed Budget Hearing followed by Monthly Meeting October 17.

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Senior Luncheons 2017-2018

Senior Luncheons 2017-2018

Join us Thursday, October 19 for the 1st lunch of the 2017-2018 season!

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HEARINGS: Southold Local Law Zoning Issues
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Election Day

Election Day

November 7, 2017

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FICC Turkey Trot 2017

Save the date for the Turkey Trot. Thursday, November 23. Registration is 8:15 & Fun Run @ 9:00.  Read more.

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IN MEMORIAM: Morgan P. Sanger

Morgan was the founding member, Captain and visionary of the Columbus Foundation and its flagships, Nina and Pinta.

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IN MEMORIAM: Wallace 'Wally' Calney

IN MEMORIAM: Wallace 'Wally' Calney

He was affectionately known as "Uncle Wally" by many.

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IN MEMORIAM: Eric Richard Grebe

IN MEMORIAM: Eric Richard Grebe

Eric was a very loyal friend to many with a caring heart and will forever be remembered for his amazing sense of humor.

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IN MEMORIAM: John Ronald Hesse

IN MEMORIAM: John Ronald Hesse

As an entrepreneur, investment banker, and venture capitalist, Jack founded, financed and led several successful horticultural and biotechnology companies.

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WEDDING

August 26, 2017        

Nick Malinowski and Jennie Encalada 

in Brooklyn, NY

ENGAGEMENTS

Daniel Gillan and Kate Gardiner

August 26, 2017

on Fishers Island

Births 2017
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Job Opening: Toddlers' Childcare

Job Opening: Toddlers' Childcare

A group of mothers is looking for a part-time childcare assistant to conduct 2-3 hour educational sessions with three toddlers several times a week on Island.  Read more.

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Job Opening: Fishers Island Ferry District Freight Staff Position

Job Opening: Fishers Island Ferry District Freight Staff Position

The position is primarily based on Fishers Island.
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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 October Fog Horn Masthead
Fall Fishing at Sunrise 9/25/17
by Marlin Bloethe

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Access FishersIsland.net on Your iPhone

Access FishersIsland.net on Your iPhone

Did you know you can access FishersIsland.net on your iPhone? It is free and easy!

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