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Josh Stewart, newsday.com's Nassau County community editor, previously covered Syosset for Patch.com and was associate managing editor of the Long Island Press. He is originally from Belmont, N.C., and graduated from Gaston College.
“Always a mom…”
That’s how Syosset’s Mary Ellen Walsh began her recent Throwback Thursday post on Facebook while sharing a picture of her feeding Tasha, an 8-month-old Bengal tiger from Jack Hanna's Columbus Zoo.
Walsh, a media professional who has contributed to Newsday in the past, was working in New Jersey at the Garden State Cat Show and Expo in 1993 in a PR role for cat food manufacturer...Read more »
Commuters who rearranged their schedule Wednesday morning around a planned film shoot at Eisenhower Park did so for naught. The shoot, which was supposed to close Park Boulevard between Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., has been canceled. The road was open at 10 a.m., despite the fact that electronic signs at both park entrances were still noting closures as of noon.
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TravelAndLeisure.com editors won’t have to sit around wondering if their invitations to Stony Brook University events were lost in the mail.
The website of Travel and Leisure magazine included Stony Brook in a slideshow of 13 schools highlighting “America's Ugliest College Campuses.”
The list, released last month, also included a description of each school. Here’s the recap on Stony...Read more »
Did you know that “30 Rock” star Tracy Morgan has a pet octopus named Bwyadette?
Apparently, his eight-limbed lady gets nothing but the best, which is why Morgan visited the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center in Riverhead as part of a brand-new episode of the Animal Planet series “Tanked,” which airs tonight at 10.
“Tanked,” now in its third season, follows brothers-in-law Wayde...Read more »
Lauren Selsky’s title of “NYSC Princess” may be unofficial, but it still earned her a sash and a memory special enough to share with the world on Throwback Thursday.
Selsky, 30, is a Plainview native who graduated from Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School in 2000. In the summer of 2003 she worked at the New York Sports Club location in Huntington, where she met friend Linda Franceschini.
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