Dave Gil de Rubio

In addition to being editor of theNassau Observer, 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), New York Press Association (NYPA) and Fair Media Council (FMC).

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2014 PCLI Awards

At the 2014 Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) Awards, Anton Community Newspapers had a grand showing, racking up a total of 10 overall awards.

Time To Make The Donuts

Friday, June 6 is officially National Donut Day. So it’s no surprise, that companies associated with these trans-fat belly bombs are hitching their wagons to this event that’s a favorite for carb lovers everywhere.

Check It Out: May 7-13

May 10 & 11 NYC HAIM @ Terminal 5, 610 W. 56th St. 8 p.m. $25. 212-582-6600 www.terminal5nyc.com With their surname doubling as the group name, sisters Danielle, Alana and Este somehow managed to mix the disparate influence of Fleetwood Mac, Destiny’s Child and ’80s synth-pop

Broken Bells: Finding Dream Pop After The Disco

Two Great Tastes That Go Together

St. Paul & The Broken Bones: A New Soul Sensation

Going To Church At The Altar Of Muscle Shoals

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.



More Green For The Black

County, municipalities get more funds for road paving In the hallways of power in the state capitol, there are interest groups for every type of...

Is Your Child Getting Enough Physical Activity at School?

Only one-fourth of kids and teens are getting enough physical activity, according to a recent study. And physical activity is not just a necessity...

Call For Artists: Back To School Special Section Cover Contest

Anton Media Group, publisher of 17 newspapers on Long Island, announces a cover contest open to local artists. The winner of this cover contest...

Northwell Scores Major Sponsorship Deal With UBS Arena At Belmont Park And Islanders

Northwell Health, New York's largest healthcare provider and private employer, announced today a 10-year founding sponsorship deal with the Islanders and UBS Arena –...

Mr. Trump, It’s Time To Apologize

Once upon a time, the United States was in the midst of a series of violent crime waves. Cities were being hit with robberies,...