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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The Tree From Which The Apple Falls

Siempre, Luis documentary shines light on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop When we first meet the subject of the new HBO documentary, Siempre, Luis, he is having a matter-of-fact conversation with his doctor during a 2018 follow-up visit...

The Man Behind The Curtain

Space limitations prevent a list of the myriad accomplishments Luis Miranda, the star of the new HBO documentary Siempre, Luis, has achieved in the public and private sectors that include playing a major role in...

The Horrors Of Early Onset Alzheimer’s

Ice Cream In the Cupboard film reflects disease’s reality According to the Alzheimer’s Association, up to five percent of the more than five million Americans with Alzheimer’s have early-onset familial Alzheimer’s disease (EOFAD). While this disease...

Sasquatch Research

For his new book Devolution, author Max Brooks did a deep dive into a number of books that would be able to give him a handle on credibly writing about the controversial subject that is...

Labor Day Activities During COVID-19

Things to do in an age of social distancing With the pandemic still looming over everyone, finding recreational activities to do while rocking masks and practicing social distancing has become quite a challenge. The following are...

Unsealing Their Lips

New Go-Go’s documentary goes behind the music It’s been said that while the Velvet Underground may not have sold many albums, seemingly every fan who heard them went out and started their own band. The same...

Go-Go’s Director Picks Fave Documentaries

Fun. That’s the word that comes to director Alison Ellwood’s lips when you ask her to describe the experience she had helming the recently released Showtime documentary The Go-Go’s. A fan of the band dating back...

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.

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...

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March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Legislator Rose Walker joined with Anne K. Thorsen (center) of the American Cancer Society, Dr. Tony Philip of...

Local Teen Conducts Research In Israel

While many students spend their summers relaxing and unwinding, Westbury resident Michael Lai’s days have been spent making strides toward medical advancements. Lai is currently...

Nassau County Cooling Centers Open This Week

With high temperatures and humidity impacting the region, and an upcoming heat wave expected, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano announced that cooling centers will...

Come From Away Star Jenn Colella Performs At Annual Luncheon

Tony Award-nominated actress Jenn Colella brought Broadway talent to the Reach for a Star Luncheon on April 9, at Crest Hollow Country Club in...

Will The Second Time Be A Charm For The City Of Glen Cove Ferry?

Despite the City of Glen Cove awarding a contract to Hornblower Metro Ferry LLC., there are still many unresolved questions. In late January, the Federal...
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