Joseph Catrone

Joseph Catrone is the former editor of Farmingdale Observer, Hicksville News, Levittown Tribune and Massapequa Observer.

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Diner Scenes: A Cinematic Staple

There’s a universal appeal to diners—and the modest yet satisfying cuisine they cook up—that never fails to drag in hungry, weary customers from just about all walks of life, which may serve to explain why...

Keep An Eye On These Guys

It goes without saying that players like Yoenis Cespedes, Matt Harvey and Jacob DeGrom will be expected to perform well this season—it simply comes with the territory of being a star. But in New York,...

Mets Eye Redemption In 2018

With the final opportunity for preseason tune-ups now in the rearview mirror, the New York Mets will head into the 2018 MLB season with the hopes of reverting to their winning ways of not so...

Breaking Up The Boys’ Club

Breaking news: women have always been a part of rock music, and not just as trailblazers for their own gender. In honor of National Women’s History Month, here’s a look at five acts whose emergence...

Beware The Ides Of March

With the Ides of March upon us, the time is right to reflect on some of the most noteworthy acts of betrayal in history. Judas Iscariot Many would react with horror at the thought of putting a...

Let The Games Continue

For us fans, the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang are already winding down. But for athletes, the Olympics are never truly over. It’s never too early to think about training for the 2020 Tokyo summer games...

Red Roses From Big Blue Star

So how did everyone spend their Valentine’s Day? Turns out, for those fortunate enough to have been in Times Square between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m., the answer was, “with former New York Giants running...

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 of his professional life to designing technology that makes exploration of...

Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow

The St. Brigid/Our Lady of Hope Regional School celebrates 100 years of education and community St. Brigid/Our Lady of Hope School held its first classes in 1918, and had eight classrooms—four on the first floor and...

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Hi-Ho: Reverse Muppet Cameos

Whether it’s Jack Black, Steve Martin or Tina Fey, we’re used to celebrities making cameos in the many Muppet movies and especially on The...

Nassau Cop Shares Tips For Preventing Senior Scams

Con artists are constantly coming up with schemes that take advantage of the elderly. Cybercrimes against older adults have increased five times since 2014,...

Wantagh Schools Evacuated After Threat

Nassau County police are investigating a threat found on the bathroom wall at Wantagh High School on May 1. Police say at 9:26 a.m., the...

Refresh Your Summer

With longer days and sunshine abound, summer is the perfect opportunity to get outside and soak up the sun. But with all those hours...

2015 Concerts At Eisenhower Park

Looking for the 2016 events calendar? Click here. The summer concert lineup at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park. Performances will be free of charge,...
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