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Letters to the editor:

THE BEST PHOTOS ! Love your July 4th parade pictures.  Barbara Leeds

Congratulations Jeannie,  You are incredible and inspiring.   Keep going are a great asset to the island.  Best Rae

You never miss much...yes, I did snap up the one & only ' Songs to Offend...' by Mc Night that fun evening. Good write up!  

disappointed in Sharon's review.. At least our audience loved her...J
You never miss much...yes, I did snap up the one & only ' Songs to Offend...' by Mc Night that fun evening. Good write up!

Your Fire Island Sun is the best webzine ever. I look forward to reading it throughout the summer. It thrills my Cherry Grove heart to read all the info about our "brother/sister" communities on Fire Island.
Diana D.

Dear Jeannie Lieberman: I just want to thank you again for the article you wrote and please let people know the book can also be ordered on line at Your article made me feel like a million bucks, I can never thank you enough love you, Barb

Jeannie can't wait for each issue, not just for my community but for an overview of Fire Island. a picture is worth 1000 words and your site is like a Pictionary! Dan

Jeannie, I wanted to personally thank you for your kind words regarding Cirque du So Gay! Once again you critiqued an event in CG with the emphasis on volunteerism (it is amateur community theater after all) and your review is written with accuracy, literacy and focus on the pure entertainment value of the show. Also; wanting to wish you L'Shana Tova. A healthy, prosperous and joyful 5771 to you, Ruthie (Bun Ma) LOL

This is unbelievable - you have done an INCREDIBLE job writing, photographing and generally getting the site up and out on a constant basis! you are great!!!!!! -- louise hamilton

Hi Jeannie I have got to tell you. You do a GREAT job on that site and I will be looking at it more often. I am really impressed at how well it is done and can not believe how much work you put into it Robert J. Phillips Home Mortgage Consultant

As always, a whimsical and lovely commentary on our efforts in our annual benefit show. Super shots too! Thanks dear, Charity

Dear Jeannie Thank you for your lovely review of our show. After I read Mr. Evans review I was going to give up the theatre. I'm sure that John is very pleased too. Thanks Thanks Thanks Bill Perez

Hi Jeannie, I want to thank you for all the wonderful coverage you give to us here in the Grove! I always enjoy looking at your site. Best, Frank Borsas aka Margo

I just spent a pleasant hour looking thru your latest newsletter.  Time well spent!  It was a lot of fun, very informative, and you captured much of the happy spirit behind  the various stories and festivities.
Thanks for all your good work--keep bringin' it on -- Bob Freiberg!

Jeannie, I am truly astounded by your project. It is a historical chronicle of a segment of life at the turn of this century. And photographer as well. How often is it updated? What happens during the winter months? What equipment must you now have? Who makes the changes in the website, you or the web designer? Whomever does a fine job. How do you set advertising rates and has it been at least break even? I wish you considerable good fortune. Keep up the good work, Merle

I received the wonderful Webzine you've put together...loved it...especially since the F.I. News is a monthly now. I got the one about the new Surf's Out, and subscribed to your 'zine... Wish i was there...but may be in late August.
Richard Watherwax
Key West
Kismet Veteran since 1965

Nice edition. I'm so pleased to see all the advertisers you have. You clearly have worked very hard to get The Sun to be a first class publication. Congratulations!!!
Keep up your good work. Roz S.

Thanks for the fun write up on PAWS benefit darling...also enjoyed your take on Tony's.

Hi Jeannie: Thank you for the lovely review of Ocean Aires.
I appreciate your kind words regarding my work both as designer and singer. Good to see you there looking terrific and back on your feet.
All best, George

THE BEST PHOTOS ! Love your July 4th parade pictures.
- Barbara Leeds

Nice coverage of Invasion Day lady...tons of photos! Thanx!
Life's an adventure, dress accordingly.

It all looks great.
If you were being paid for the value of your talent-----I'd marry you for your money.
- Don Pippin

Your Royal HRM:
Had to congratulate you, what an excellent piece of writing, I think it ,was Gearing up for the Weekend, funny, clever and warm.
-  Tom

If it weren't for you, Jeannie, I would be adrift in a sea of know-nothing. Good work on Joel and the Monarchs.  ). Thank you, and thanks again for the ongoing excellent work.
-  Bobby

Have a great winter. Enjoyed your Summer communications.
-  Andrei

Well, thank you so much for the colorful and witty take on our show of shows this Summer. I had no idea you were even there, as I couldn't see you at there in the dark, nor downstairs in our dressing rooms w/ camera and notebook in hand, as always in the past. I was @ the Shapiro's only yesterday morning and mentioned how odd you not being there, and Sylvia said you were in the audience. After reading your column, I now see why you didn't appear post show. I'm so glad you braved the difficulty of the trip to bountiful after all my dear.
Hugz n luv,
-  Charity

Very kind words and quite amazing photos considering your circumstances that night.
-  Martha looks fantastic! Souns even better than it did in person! Well done...hope the ticks are out of your head!
-  Denise Dell Harbin

Great reviews Jeannie! Thank you so much!!
-  George McGarvey


All editions have been great, this one in particular.
Great recap. Thank you.
-  Elizabeth

Thanks Jeannie for all your hard work and time
-  Rose & Vic Liotta

I'm so glad to see you are back in publication. I missed your superb unique writing, and scent for a great story!
Best of luck to you.
-  Beth Glaser

Thank you for filling the huge news void - once again!
See you in September.
-  Cheryl -from Bulkhead #5

Welcome back!
-  André

Congratulations on finally getting Hugh O'Brien into cyberspace - where he will have plenty of room!
-  Stan

Nice coverage of Bobby F.’s going away party.
-  Thanks, A.

The most charming piece of journalism I think I have ever read! I love that even the byline is a first name. What a joyous celebration of a life, Arlene! I had no idea about the volleyball.
-  Julie Lasky



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