From the Pines with Love 1985

From the Pines with Love.   1985. With the advent of the AIDS crisis owner John Whyte felt the need for a community response. With co chair Ron English, and using his sign off on his popular weekly column in Fire Island News  "From the Pines with Love" was created.      Using the...

PAWS Est. 1984

PAWS. Pines Animal Welfare Society Est. 1984     As the Pines community grew so did its animal population. Most noticeably the many pets that would arrive with homeowners and renters. However after season it was being noticed that some pets were left behind to fend for themselves. In addition...

Pines People- Arden Catlin

Arden Catlin.   The former Arden Rosswaag was Manhattan born and educated. She had been coming out to Fire Island since 1930 when her family, through friends in Sayville starting renting a cottage from the Gerrodettes in Cherry Grove. The eastern most house in Cherry Grove was then known as "Maryland"...