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Volume VII | Issue 2 | February 2020 | www.fishersisland.net

Utility Company builds Employee Housing on newly zoned Briar Patch

Much progress on this project with much more to come.
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Utility Company builds Employee Housing on newly zoned Briar Patch

Fire Department Enters 93rd Year in 2020

Thank you to all the volunteers for your service to the department and the Island.
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Fire Department Enters 93rd Year in 2020

Osprey Nesting Platform Lives On

It is my hope that the birds will be back in March or early April to rebuild their nest for a tenth time – I will be watching.
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Osprey Nesting Platform Lives On

2019 Bird List for Fishers Island

American Oystercatchers, 1 of the many bird species on Fishers
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2019 Bird List for Fishers Island

Walsh Park Letters to the FI Community re: School Land Project

Walsh Park's interest in Fishers Island School District's 2.4 acre parcel of land at the intersection of Winthrop and Equestrian Avenues.
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Walsh Park Letter to the FI Community re: School Land Project

Change of Zone Petition Application re: Walsh Park/FI School Property

Regarding the currently owned School property at the southeast side of Winthrop at the intersection with Equestrian. Request to change zoning to High Density (HD).
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Change of Zone Petition submission re: Walsh Park/FI School Property

Walsh Park's Apartment Project: Ferry Freight Building #209

A work in progress!
Check out the 'white-out'.
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Walsh Park's Apartment Project: Ferry Freight Building #209

What to do at the Museum: Meet the Museum’s New Land Trust Stewardship Coordinator

To oversee the preservation and maintenance of the Trust’s 340-plus acres of undeveloped property and its extensive trail system.
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What to do at the Museum: Meet the Museum’s New Land Trust Stewardship Coordinator

Gardening February 2020

"The key to starting a garden is to know the landscape. The land will always tell you what to do.” ~ Bunny Williams
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Gardening February 2020

Southold Town Comprehensive Plan

The full Plan up for adoption is available here as well as the Executive Summary.
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Southold Town Comprehensive Plan

Supporting Fishers Island’s Communications: FishersIsland.net website & Fog Horn

Learn more about supporting the island’s communication efforts.
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Supporting Fishers Island’s Communications: FishersIsland.net website & Fog Horn

BULLETIN BOARD

Drugs & Dry Cleaning Delivery Debacle Diverted

Thank you to the stores and companies that have stepped in to cover these services to the Island.
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Drugs & Dry Cleaning Delivery Debacle Diverted

Rep. Zeldin Announces Nominations of Local Applicants to U.S. Service Academies

Congratulations to David Shillo and the other nominees.
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Rep. Zeldin Announces Nominations of Local Applicants to U.S. Service Academies

2019-2020 Millstone Safety Planning Guidebook

This guide is produced in coordination with DESPP/DEMHS’s Radiological Emergency Preparedness Unit and Dominion.
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2019-2020 Millstone Safety Planning Guidebook

Winter Boating Safety

Cold Water Law & NY State Safe Boating Certificate Requirements and Information
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Winter Boating Safety

View Electric & Water Usage on Utility Co. Website

A new feature to enable customers to view twelve months of water and electric usage.
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View Electric & Water Usage on Utility Co. Website

2020 FIDCO Stickers Available as of January 1

Information regarding the 2020 rates and the regulations governing vehicular and bicycle traffic on FIDCO’s East End roads. Read more
2020 FIDCO Stickers Available as of January 1
Ferry District Passenger & Vehicle Fare Changes

How Did your Garden Grow? Request for Island Garden Photos

Take us back to the old photos of Island gardens, small and large, and every size in between.
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How Did your Garden Grow? Request for Island Garden Photos

Training Rangers in 1st Aid at Save the Rhino Trust in Namibia

Dietrich and Ingram volunteering with the rangers tracking the black rhinos.
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Training Rangers in 1st Aid at Save the Rhino Trust in Namibia

Important Reminder: FIC Golf Course off-season Access

For safety reasons, please check before walking the course.
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Important Reminder: FIC Golf Course off-season Access

'Then and Now': Request for Fort Wright Photography

The Museum’s 2020 Exhibition will take an in-depth look at Fort Wright's emplacements and armament.
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'Then and Now': Request for Fort Wright Photography

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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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Fog Horn Masthead Gallery

Mastheads since January 2014
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FEBRUARY MASTHEAD 2020 Flight of the Swan 1/18/2020 by Todd McCormack
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UPCOMING EVENTS for the special event information on FishersIsland.net

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Featured Upcoming Events > CLICK HERE:

Classic Movie Schedule; ICB Meeting; Holiday Gatherings,
Elections, Dinners, Concerts; Services, and more!

Visit the Island Calendar by clicking the Clock Face above.
American Legion Hosts Superbowl Party

Community Pot Luck Ladies Lunch

Monday, February 3, 2020
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Community Pot Luck Ladies Lunch

FICC hosts Tour of Turner Exhibit

Painter and a favorite Fishers' art teacher Howard Park will lead our tour of this great British artist February 6 at the Mystic Seaport.
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FICC hosts Tour of Turner Exhibit

FICC Classic Movie Night: How The West Was Won

Hosted by the FI Community Center on Thursday, February 6
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FICC Classic Movie Night: How The West Was Won

FICC Bread Making Workshop

Jim Thompson will tell about bread making, including his famous sourdough, and then enjoy a light supper of soup & homemade bread. Sign up today for this class on Friday, February 7
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FICC Bread Making Workshop

FICC February Yoga Classes

Sign up today and join us February 7 & 8 for a Yoga Class, or two.
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FICC February Yoga Classes

Southold Town Planning Board Meeting Schedule

February 10, 2020: Work Session 4pm; Public Meeting 6pm
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Southold Town Planning Board Meeting Schedule

FI Library Book Group: Upcoming Book Selections

February 12: The Last Resort by Douglas Rogers
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FI Library Book Group: Upcoming Book Selections

Participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count

The next GBBC is February 14-17, 2020
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Participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count

ICB Meeting Schedule & Agendas 2020

Next is in March 2020 (Most likely March 10). Agenda to include Fire District building plans for Fire House.
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ICB Meeting Schedule & Agendas 2020

Senior Luncheon: 2019-2020 Season

Looking forward to Thursday, February 20!
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Senior Luncheon: 2019-2020 Season

Ladies "Crafts & Coffee" at the Library

Stop by with your craft project (or just yourself!) and enjoy some warm beverages and a friendly chat. See who is making supplies for Australia's animals in need.
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Ladies "Crafts & Coffee" at the Library

Say good-bye to your unwanted vehicles – Ferry District offers free passage again in 2020

The Ferry District’s offer to transport any unwanted, unregistered or junk vehicles off the island was a success in 2018 and 2019. Stay tuned for 2020 plans soon.
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EBB & FLOW

IN MEMORIAM: Christopher Hale Porter

Christopher Hale Porter, 69, of Berlin is playing golf in heaven after passing away January 7, 2020 after a long and courageous battle.
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IN MEMORIAM: Christopher Hale Porter

IN MEMORIAM: Henry Ferguson

Dr. Ferguson’s borderless personality included a love of the sea. He learned to sail as a young child in the waters off Fishers Island, N.Y., and later crewed on a yacht in the Bermuda Race. He died peacefully on August 17, 2019, at the age of 92.
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IN MEMORIAM: Henry Ferguson

IN MEMORIAM: Albert F. "Al" Gordon

Al Gordon, a man who loved history and helping others, died on July 27, 2019, in New York City. He was 83 years old.
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IN MEMORIAM: Albert F. "Al" Gordon

WEDDINGS 2019

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September 14, 2019
Samantha Finan and Jonathan Pavlik
St. John's Church, Fishers Island, NY
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November 16, 2019
Jessie Parsons and Cody Bohonnon
Jupiter Island, Florida

ENGAGEMENTS 2019

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Charlotte Bancroft and Patrick Hyland, October 6, 2019, in New York, NY
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Victoria L. Klimczak and Zachary C. Batayte, November 9, 2019, at Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, NY
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George Hampton Franklin and Annie Olden Powers, November 16, 2019, New York, NY

BIRTHS 2019

CLASSIFIEDS

JOB OPENINGS: The Pequot 2020 Season

Great summer employment opportunities.
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JOB OPENINGS: The Pequot 2020 Season

JOB OPENINGS: IPP Morning Program Counselors

Get your Applications in today. Sessions will run weekly July 6-August 14 (you can apply for whichever weeks you are available to work).
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JOB OPENINGS: IPP Morning Program Counselors
Support Your American Legion: Fly a Flag
Order your American flag through the FI American Legion. Assistance is available for disposal of unserviceable flags.
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Support Your American Legion: Fly a Flag

LEGAL NOTICES

CLICK HERE FOR ALL Southold Town, Planning, and Zoning Board Notices, Local RFPs, Bid Requests, Notices of Hearings and Meeting, etc.
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