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
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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
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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
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The Chemical Bank boat Est. 1981.

Cee Bee I Chemical Bank boat Est. 1981     The floating bank branch called Cee Bee I commissioned by Chemical bank in 1981 was originally a hydrofoil that shuttled
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Mel Fante’s Melbamar boutique.

    Melbamar was the brainchild of Mel Fante. The emporium by the sea was many of the names it was called. A boutique for the discerning Pines clientle. Filled
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The Beach Olympics 1975-1981

  The Beach Olympics. The Beach Olympics was a homespun event created in 1975. Most often as a fundraiser for the Pines Conservation Society. It brought the community together with
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The Pavilion 2012-2014

The Pavilion 2012-2014     Artist renderings began immediately to keep the community informed and excited. Architectural firm  HWKN Hollwich Kushner created by Marc Kushner and Matthias Hollwich were hired by
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Pines People- Barbara Ross

Barbara Ross.   Barbara Ross married to Sherwood Ross of the Ross Cycle family was a fixture in the Pines throughout the 1970’s and early 80’s. Her yacht the “Barbara”
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Rodger Duncan- Art history.

Rodger Duncan Fashion Illustrator.   Many artists of every creative field made their way to the Pines. It’s natural setting was a haven that inspired creativity. It was only natural
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The Radio Flyer Red Wagon history

   It is just a wagon. But with a little imagination, there are no limits to what it can become.Robert Pasin, President and CEO of Radio Flyer, once explained it: ”
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Season 2016. If we could turn back time…

Season 2016. If you could turn back time…     It always starts with tradition. Gil Neary Birthday party…                     The Kentucky Derby party est. 1986.    
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Pines People- Ron McKenna.

 Ron McKenna     He first visited Fire Island in 1956, when his uncle took him to Cherry Grove , where he owned a house on Doctors Walk with his
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