Volume VI | Issue 5 | May 2019 | Community Calendar

Fishers Island Ferry District adds a Vessel to the Fleet

A passenger-only fast ferry is the newest addition. Help Name That Boat!
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Making Strides for Seagrass

These meadows surrounding Fishers make up nearly a quarter of the seagrass remaining in the entirety of Long Island Sound. Read more

Firefighters complete Controlled Burn for Parade Ground Habitat

...and the habitat is ready for another healthy season. Read more

Support the preservation effort for Race Rock Light

The hope is that work may begin this summer of 2019. Read more

Hearings for New Restaurant with Apartments Planned for FI

Monday, May 6, 2019, 6:00 PM: Planning Board Public Meeting @ Town Hall - Meeting Hall, and streamed live to FI Community Center. Read more

Suffolk Lawmakers Approve Styrofoam Ban

"It's been 30 years since Suffolk first sounded the alarm on the dangers of single-use plastic." Read more
American Legion Spring News Update
Post #1045 takes this opportunity to share some updates, exciting news and save the dates with year-round and the Island's summer residents alike.
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Gardening May 2019

From Mélie's Garden
The daffodils are in full bloom and the shad trees are about to pop along with magnolias and cherries.
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Name That Boat!

Help the Ferry District name the new, fast, passenger-only ferry boat! Send us your suggestions by Friday, May 10 at 5:00 p.m. Read more

2019 Sea Stretcher Marathon

Sign up today to run Memorial Day weekend or volunteer for this great cause! Read more
An Easter 2019 Thank You from IPP

A wonderful annual tradition, rain or shine!
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Happy Spring from Island People’s Project
IPP has a new website and summer dates to save! Read more
IPP Hosts Pediatric CPR & First Aid Course
Sign up by June 1 for the course on Wednesday, June 26
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Found: Gold Cross
Help us find the owner.
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Volunteers Needed: FISM Coalition Water Quality Monitoring
Are you interested in getting involved with seagrass conservation and management? Help with the water quality monitoring program this summer.
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Continuing a Tradition in Art on Fishers Island
Fishers Island Art Gallery and Studio Changes Hands
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POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Election Inspectors
Register to be an Election Inspector today!
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Heads Up: 23rd Annual Fishers Island Churches Golf Classic
Even if you are not a golfer you can support this fundraiser before May 19 - find out more here.
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Non-Resident PO Box Fees
A reminder for seasonal guests.
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Milkweed for Monarchs

Milkweed seed packets are now available for free at Union Chapel.
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New Smoke Detector Law Set To Go Into Effect In New York

Starting April 1, 2019 all new or replacement smoke detectors in New York State must be powered by a 10-year, sealed, non-removable battery or hardwired to the home. Read more

New Rental Code Adopted Unanimously In Southold

The new legislation will require that homeowners renting their properties obtain a rental permit. Read more

FICC Updates Key Card System

Please check in at the Community Center office for your new card.
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FishersIsland.net on Your Phone

Did you know you can access FishersIsland.net on your iPhone? It is free and easy!
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MAY 2019 MASTHEAD PHOTO by Jane T. Ahrens
3/30/19: Geese returning to Hay Harbor the morning of the removal operation for the wreck of the fishing vessel All For Joy.
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UPCOMING EVENTS for the special event information on FishersIsland.net


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Firefighter Faulkner Honored for 50 Years Service

Congratulations and thank you.
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IN MEMORIAM: Elisabeth Ross Reed Carter

Her greatest joy was teaching others, especially her grandchildren, about the beauty of nature.
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IN MEMORIAM: Eugene E. Litch

He loved spending time at his home on Fishers Island
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Elizabeth “E.B.” Bartels & Richie Corrado, April 19, 2019,
at Columbia University, New York, NY
Nicholas Glendon Powell and Ashley LaPolla, April 19, 2019,
in Orange County, NY
David H. Burnham and Martha Civitillo, April 21, 2019, in West Hartford, CT


March 21, 2019
Pippa James McGeeney
to Julie and Michael McGeeney


New Mid-Island Listing with Mystic Isle RE

Elevated property with views of Fishers Island Sound.
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Brooks Point: Great Location, Wonderful Property

Brooks Point is an oasis with views of Fishers Island Sound. Read more
JOB OPENINGS: The Pequot 2019 Season

Job Openings: The Pequot 2019 Season

Great summer employment opportunities.
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Job Posting: FIYC Administrator

Job Opening: FIYC Launch Operator

FIYC is a great place to spend a summer working by the water.
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Job Openings: Fishers Island Harbor Committee's Bay Patrol

Two new Bay Patrol positions open for the summer.
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