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Travels during Winter’s Snowy Past

For your enjoyment, continue on to read about the history of Long Island’s Winters. It’s hard to imagine that just over a century ago, when our region of Long Island was referred to as “the sticks”, snow meant getting out on a horse drawn sleigh carriage or using an Ice Scooter to cross over ice […]

Smith Point Bridge

In summer 1955, Walter Shirley and the Shirley-Mastic Chamber of Commerce broke ground and invited 12,000 people to initiate the building of the new Smith Point Bridge to Fire Island. The bridge opened on July 4, 1959. The bridge that spans one-quarter mile represented the first step by Suffolk County to preserve 810 miles of […]