Dave Gil de Rubio

In addition to being editor of Massapequa Observer and Hicksville News, Dave Gil de Rubio is a regular contributor to Long Island Weekly, specializing in music and sports features. He has won several awards for writing from Press Club of Long Island (PCLI).

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Mental Health Treatment For The Most Vulnerable

The Central Nassau Guidance & Counseling Services (CNG&CS) recently got a major boost when UnitedHealthcare awarded the nonprofit a $400,000 Empowering Health Grant Award. The Hicksville-based organization will be using the grant to fuel a...

Long Island High School Senior Heads To West Point

Massapequa High School senior Allen John “A.J.” Pilate will attend the United States Military Academy Preparatory School at West Point.

A List Of Businesses Allowed To Reopen In Phase 4

A List Of Businesses Allowed To Reopen In Phase 4

Telemedicine And Mobile Health Vans Used In Wellness Awareness

Residents can call the Cancer Screening Program at 516-572-5701 to set up an appointment at no-cost or low-cost at the mammovan. 

Sweet Honey In The Rock Commemorates Juneteenth

The Hofstra Cultural Center is joining Sweet Honey In The Rock®, a performance ensemble rooted in African American culture and tradition, to present a virtual concert commemorating Juneteenth on Friday, June 19, at 8 p.m. This event, featuring music, poetry and...

New Address, Same Mission For Sarah Grace Foundation

The goal of the Hicksville-based nonprofit organization is to improve the quality of life of children with cancer

Farmingdale Fitness Business Pays It Forward In The Face Of COVID-19

Guided by a firm belief that positivity is far more contagious than negativity, the Long Island business owner is continuing to spread good vibes while keeping his dream alive.

Fighting Cancer In The COVID-19 World

For the American Cancer Society (ACS), it’s a particularly dire threat to cancer patients and survivors alike, given how much more vulnerable they are to the novel coronavirus.

Angels Wear Scrubs Project

With health care workers rightfully front and center during the current pandemic, local small business owner Catherine Camisa wanted to do something to show her appreciation for the risks they’ve been taking day in and day out.



Island Harvest Acts To Keep Seniors Healthy

When it comes to eating a healthy diet, millions of Americans 65 and over face a double whammy—a fixed income and rising food costs. Nationally,...

Life On Mars?

NASA Engineer Talks Space On LI You thought understanding life on Earth was challenging? How about Mars? Renowned NASA mechanical engineer Kobie Boykins has devoted much...

Feinstein Institute Earns Research Grant

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientists Peter Davies, PhD, and Jeremy L. Koppel, MD, were recently awarded a five-year $500,000 grant from the Alzheimer’s...

Meet The Cast Of Shrek At The John W Engeman Theater

“Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek….” Thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing...

Take A Chill Pill

Be More Chill breaks character archetypes and Broadway records Based on the cult YA novel by Ned Vizzini and inspired by campy cult film classics,...