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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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.

Community Rallies To Celebrate Baby’s Heartiversary

Throughout this ongoing ordeal, this young Massapequa mom has felt the combination of modern medicine and God has kept her faith.

Feeding Northwell Health’s Medical Staff

For the past two weeks, Prime Food Distributor has been delivering 50,000 Snake River Farms steaks to Northwell Health.

Baldor’s COVID-19 Business Pivot

Pandemic spurs specialty foods wholesaler to open up first-time home delivery service With the COVID-19 pandemic upending everything up to and including the economy, businesses are being forced to strategically pivot as a means of survival. To...

Law & Order: A History

How this hour-long drama revolutionized cop/lawyer procedurals Arguably one of the most influential American police procedural/legal drama series in television history, creator Dick Wolf’s Law & Order (L&O) franchise not only had a 20-year run, but...

Robbie Robertson: Cinephile

While Robbie Robertson’s early career was defined as being one of the founding members of The Band and all the monumental musical achievements they notched, the last few decades have found him indulging in his...



Stay Active And Agile This Summer

Warm weather, beach days and sunshine—this is the essence of summer. While summer can be a season of relaxation and fun for most, the...

Town Of Oyster Bay Council Candidates Meet The Voters

Five candidates for Town of Oyster Bay council board seats recently participated in a Meet The Candidates forum at Plainview-Old Bethpage Library in preparation...

Makerbot Helps Barry Tech Students Build Bridges

Nassau BOCES Barry Tech Computer Game Design and Programming and Digital Design classes were recently visited by the 3D printing company, Makerbot. Students had...

Fourth Of July With Phoebe Legere

Multimedia artist Phoebe Legere will be spending the Fourth of July celebrating our nation and her birthday at Stephens Talkhouse in Amagansett. This will...

Do You Hear What I Do?: Suggested Gifts For The Music Lover In Your Life

Not unlike what’s happened with books, technology’s various conveniences have also impersonalized the way we ingest music, be it through downloads or the earbuds...