Fire Island

Canteen at the Pines
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Andrew Weber
July 05, 2019 - 5:50 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police are investigating the death of a 32-year-old man found in the pool of a Fire Island restaurant. Carlos Medina, of Manhattan, was discovered just after 7 p.m on July 4, unresponsive, in the pool at Canteen at Fire Island Pines. He was taken to a hospital in Bay Shore...
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Swimming sign at Fire Island.
Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 1:14 pm
ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- Officials have confirmed one of two children bitten in the leg off New York's Fire Island was bitten by a shark. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says a tooth fragment removed from a 13-year-old boy's leg is consistent with a shark's tooth, but it could not...
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Swimming sign at Fire Island.
Dreamstime
July 19, 2018 - 4:40 pm
ISLIP, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Just as the beaches were reopened Thursday, swimmers were again ordered out of the water at Atlantique Beach on Fire Island, after a shark was spotted just a day after two kids were bit in separate incidents just minutes and miles apart. In a development that unnerved...
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WABC
July 19, 2018 - 6:05 am
ISLIP, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Beaches are closed until further notice after two kids were bitten by sharks off of Fire Island on Wednesday. BREAKING: Image shows bite marks from a possible shark attack in the waters off of Fire Island. https://t.co/MtmbfmHDkk pic.twitter.com/QAWMzVqqfC — Fox5NY (@...
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Humpback Whale
Dreamstime
May 28, 2018 - 5:49 pm
A humpback whale that washed up on Fire Island over the weekend appears to have been hit by a boat, marine experts said Monday.
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