Christopher Birsner

In addition to being the editor of the Massapequa Observer and Plainview-Old Bethpage Herald, Chris Birsner is the sports editor for Long Island Weekly and often contributes gaming articles to the arts and entertainment publication.

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Long Island’s Jake Carlock And His Life On The Giants Practice Squad

Jake Carlock remembers watching his older brother playing football back when he was just a preschooler. It was the moment that football permanently entered his life. “I got started playing it with all my best friends...

The Art Of RedZone

There’s nothing like kicking back on a Sunday afternoon, turning on your local NFL game and taking in seven hours of football. But being forced to watch just one game during the 1 p.m. or...

Eyes On The Jets

It’s a new era in New York as former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase begins his second stint as a head coach in the NFL. Despite his 23-25 record and sole playoff appearance, Gase has...

Where The Mets and Yankees Stand Heading Into The Final Six Weeks

The all-star break has passed. The trade deadline frenzy is over. It’s time for the final six weeks of baseball before the October tournament for the world title. The New York Mets and New York...

Be The Spy

A look at some of the best espionage-themed video games Video games are meant to give you experiences most of us wouldn’t otherwise have in real life. You can play as a loot-raiding pirate one moment...

Growing Up Yogi’s Son

Dale Berra writes about being the son of a legend Yogi Berra is one of the most iconic names in baseball. But while his achievements on the field and in the spotlight have been well-documented, Berra’s...

Gunslinging On Horseback

It’s not every day that you can watch people dressed as cowboys riding on horses, especially on Long Island. For the Island Long Riders, it’s been a big part of their lives for more than...

Saucy Sweethearts

Laura and Robert Ubriaco, a couple who both grew up in the Plainview-Old Bethpage community and met each other in high school, recently started selling their own organic hot sauce called “Halesite Habanero,” named after...

Chronicling The Championship

The story of the 1969 New York Mets is one that has been written about many times in the last 50 years. If you are looking to relive the season or experience it for the...

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The Joey Foundation Hosts Double Fundraiser

On Saturday, July 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Joey Foundation, a nonprofit based in Levittown, will host the first annual Family...

Get The Facts About Microchipping

April is national Pet Month, and what better way to show our four-legged friends our love then keeping them safe at home. The American...

Food Store Robber Sought In Massapequa

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the man who robbed a shopper at a Massapequa food store on April 24. Police say...
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