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Volume XVII | Issue 1 | January 2021 | www.fishersisland.net
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Special Message from IHP 31JUL20: COVID-19 #14
Please complete the new Off-Season COVID-19 Census for all residents and visitors - seasonal and year-round - to help continue to keep Fishers Island safe this winter.

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Our Community Buoy Tree is Sparkling

The Fishers Island community has created a wonderful gift for the Island this holiday season.

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Our Community Buoy Tree is Sparkling

Plum Island is OFF the Market

Very little of the 840-acre island has ever been touched making it a sanctuary for the birds, seals, fish, and other wildlife that visit."

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Plum Island is OFF the Market

H.L. Ferguson Museum Receives Federal Grant for Seagrass Management

“It is very exciting to have the Coalition’s work recognized on a federal level."

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H.L. Ferguson Museum Receives Federal Grant for Fishers Island Seagrass Management

2020 Presidential & General Election Results Analysis

The votes are in! Read the Suffolk County voter analysis here.

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2020 Presidential & General Election Results for Fishers Island Polling Place #1

Encountering Coyote: What to Do

Note warning posted here and sighting locations reported.

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Encountering Coyote: What to Do

Change of Zone Application by Walsh Park re: FI School Property

A local Law has been ENACTED to Amend the Zoning Map of the Town of Southold by Changing the Zoning Designation of a portion of property identified on the SCTM #1000-9-10-10 from R-40 to HD (Hamlet Density) by the Southold Town Board at the December 15, 2020 regular Town Board meeting. Find links to file, letters & Zoom.

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Change of Zone Application by Walsh Park re: FI School Property

Proposed Firehouse Renovation

A 1st look.

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Proposed Firehouse Renovation

BULLETIN BOARD

Senior Lunch 2020-2021 Pivoted

"Our Annual Holiday Senior Lunch looked different this year."

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Senior Lunch 2020-2021 Pivoted

Gardening January 2021

It's time to shop for perennials and seasonal plantings!

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Gardening January 2021

Seasonal Recipe Favorites: Fresh Recipes for a New Year

While we can call the year 2020 a lot of things, we can most definitely call it the year of home cooking.

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Seasonal Recipe Favorites: Fresh Recipes for a New Year

A Polar Plunge for a New Year

Several brave souls took the plunge on New Year's Day!

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A Polar Plunge for a New Year

Website Features: Hiding in Plain Sight

Helpful hints are here!

And follow our new Instagram @finyinfo06390

And a new wintery masthead!

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Website Features: Hiding in Plain Sight

Senator Ken LaValle says Farewell

With ‘a heart full of gratitude’ and ‘a sense of pride and accomplishment’ ~ Senator LaValle

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Senator Ken LaValle says Farewell

Composting FI Style - Ready for More

Exciting numbers as FIWMD continues to accept organic waste at the Compost Station from the island’s participating households as more residents join the program.

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Composting FI Style - Ready for More

Seasons Greetings from the Post Office

A thank you and New Year's greeting.

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Seasons Greetings from the Post Office

Sidewalk Maintenance & Snow Removal Responsibilities

It is the homeowner/renter's job to clear the sidewalks in front of their house of foliage over-growth, debris, and snow within a reasonable amount of time.

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Sidewalk Maintenance & Snow Removal Responsibilities

Christmas Tree Pick-up by DOT

Thank you to Jamie, John, and Chris!

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Christmas Tree Pick-up by DOT

Use Caution & Slow Down at the Oyster Pond Curves

Guard rail traveling west from the driving range across from Oyster Pond has been severely damaged

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Use Caution & Slow Down at the Oyster Pond Curves

Brickyard Road partial closing until further notice

Brickyard Road and the entrance to Brickyard Pond Trail are also closed until further notice.

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Brickyard Road partial closing until further notice

FIWMD Bottles & Cans Winter Dumpster

The District will be using a compacting dumpster at the Transfer Station for the collection of Bottles and Cans during the winter months. Read more
FIWMD Bottles & Cans Winter Dumpster

Support for Counseling & Referrals

Support services are available and confidential.

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Support for Counseling & Referrals Available

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

Subscribe to the Ferry's Email Mailing List

Get weather, schedule, and other updates.

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Southold Town Board Meeting Schedule 2021

Find Agendas & Hearing Notices 2021 as they become available. Next meeting is January 5 - Regular meeting @ 4:30 p.m.

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Southold Town Board Meeting Schedule 2021

FICC Classic Movie Night: Ocean’s Eleven (1960)

Schedule for January & February beginning Thursday, Jan. 7

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FICC Classic Movie Night: Ocean’s Eleven (1960)

Southold Town Planning Board Meeting Schedule

January 11, Work Session 4pm; Public Meeting 6pm

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Southold Town Planning Board Meeting Schedule

FICC Grab & Go Dinner

The next dinner will be 1/12/21 and resume monthly thereafter on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

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FICC Grab & Go Dinner

FI Library Book Group: Upcoming Book Selections

January 13 Home Fire by Kamila Shansie

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FI Library Book Group: Upcoming Book Selections

Fishers Island Oyster Farm: Local Pick up

Oysters are particularly good food for times like these. Order by midnight Thursday for pick up Friday evening.

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Fishers Island Oyster Farm: Local Pick up

EBB & FLOW

IN MEMORIAM: Robert Waddington, Jr.

A graduate of Fishers Island High School in 1949, he joined the US Air Force and had many vocations throughout his life.

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IN MEMORIAM: Robert Waddington, Jr.

IN MEMORIAM: Ronald A. Schonger

He loved afternoon outings on his sailboat and teaching his kids and grandkids the finer points of sailing.

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IN MEMORIAM: Ronald A. Schonger

IN MEMORIAM: Sam Jayne

Sam’s legacy as a wild agent of love and peace will resonate beyond our generation and into the betterment of the next. ~ The Jayne Family

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IN MEMORIAM: Sam Jayne

IN MEMORIAM: Mario D. Olivieri

He spent some formative years in Fishers Island.

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IN MEMORIAM: Mario D. Olivieri

WEDDINGS 2020

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December 28, 2019
Peter Haffenreffer Scholle and
Betsey di Bonaventura Scholle
in Georgia
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November 7, 2020
James Wright and Elise Lemieux
on the Goss’s dock on Fishers Island, NY

ENGAGEMENTS 2020

BIRTHS 2020

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October 30, 2020
Viola Lee Pavlik
to Samantha Finan Pavlik & John Pavlik
Please send Ebb & Flow announcements to finyinfo@gmail.com

CLASSIFIEDS

Job Opening: Fishers Island EMT/Fire Department Administrator

FIFD is currently accepting applications for this new full-time position.

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Job Opening: Fishers Island EMT/Fire Department Administrator

HHC opening for First Asst. Golf Professional

Find Job specifics and application link here to Apply by January 30, 2021

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HHC opening for First Asst. Golf Professional

Job Openings: FI Electric Co. Journey Linemen

Seeking Exceptional, Experienced, and Dedicated Linemen to Live the Island Life!

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Job Openings: FI Electric Co. Journey Linemen

Job Posting: FI School seeks Spanish Teacher

To be considered please submit the application items by February 16, 2021

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Job Posting: FI School seeks Spanish Teacher

Job Posting: FI School seeks Long-term Substitute Special Ed Teacher

To be considered please submit materials by January 8, 2021

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Job Posting: FI School seeks Long-term Substitute Special Ed Teacher

Southold Town Tax Notice

FIRST HALF taxes are payable on or before January 10, 2021 without penalty.

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Southold Town Tax Notice

Ferry District RFP: Janitorial Services

Application forms are available at the FI ferry office.

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Ferry District RFP: Janitorial Services
Local Insights from Shutters & Sails January 2021

Popeye Charters: Where do you want to go?

Serving Fishers Island, Noank, New London and more!

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Popeye Charters: Where do you want to go?

Southbound Fishing Charters LLC

Happy to announce it’s availability to Fishers Island with local pick-up and drop-off at the ferry terminal in Silver Eel Pond.
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Southbound Fishing Charters LLC

Cashel Educational Consulting

Helping students discover, apply, and transition to schools and universities at which they will thrive and be successful. Read more
Cashel Educational Consulting

Julia Lyon Foods

On-island Private Chef & Caterer
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Julia Lyon Foods 
Support Your American Legion: Fly a Flag
Order your American flag through the FI American Legion. Assistance is available for disposal of cotton 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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