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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Joan Osborne: Changing It Up Just A Bit With Love and Hate

With her rich vocals and knack for belting out R&B, be it her own material or the string of covers she’s done on recent albums, it’s also nice when Joan Osborne decides to change things up a bit. Such is the case with her eighth studio album.

Getting Lost In The Stacks At The Strand

For hip-hop fans, eight miles may bring to mind the stretch of street in Detroit’s Mile Road System. But for a generation of readers, it’s a direct reference to the amount of bookshelves Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist George F. Will was alluding to in a ‘70s column he was writing about the Strand.



Free Workshop For Small Business Owners And Start Ups

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, in collaboration with the Office of Minority Affairs and Coordinating Agency for Spanish Americans, will host a free business...

Long Island Brain Aneurysm Awareness Walk Takes Place September 22 At Jones Beach

Jones Beach State Park is not just a beach, concession and fun place to go for the summer. It is also home to many...

Stewart Manor Fox Sightings

Stewart Manor’s newest resident is a little more furry and four-legged than most that call the quiet village home. An adult male fox has...

Postal Service Helps Stamp Out Hunger

This winter’s harsh snowy weather presented Long Islanders with many challenges including on many days, the inability to get to work. And while some...

Carle Place Woman Named Social Services Employee of the Month

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Dr. John Imhof, Commissioner of the Department of Social Services (DSS), presented Megan Manchester of Carle Place with...