Joseph Catrone

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

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Best Pumpkin Picking On Long Island

A Pumpkin Pickin’ We Shall Go The fall season is upon us, and with the weather becoming milder, it’s a perfect opportunity to spend an afternoon pumpkin picking. There are many places around Long Island to...

A Salute To Prisoners Of War

National POW/MIA Day always falls on the third Friday of September and is meant to commemorate troops who were taken as prisoners of war or who went missing in action in past wars. While national...

Remembering Grandparents

National Grandparents Day always falls on the first Sunday after Labor Day. This year the holiday falls on Sunday, Sept. 11. Just as grandparents sometimes forget minor details as they age, the holiday created in their...

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Frank Vetro Book Signing

Author Frank Vetro will be at Book Revue at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21 to sign his new memoir, Standing on Principal. On...

Cookie Swap

Willow’s Wonders satisfies sweet cravings with gourmet gluten-free, vegan and kosher treats Preparing and swapping cookies with friends and family add to the holiday spirit...

Life Lessons From Our Neighbor, Fred Rogers

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, when its first national episode aired on Feb. 19, 1968, on what was then...

Preparing For Extreme Heat

As temperatures and humidity on Long Island as well as the Rockaways increase, PSEG Long Island has continued to monitor the weather forecast and...

Why Asthma Attacks Spike in September—And What to Do About It

By Deneen Vojta and Ruchi Gupta Many people associate springtime with asthma attacks, in large part due to increased exposure to pollens as flowers and...
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