Joe Scotchie

Joe Scotchie is the editor of both The Roslyn News and New Hyde Park Illustrated News. In 2009, he won a New York State Press Association award for a sports feature. Joseph Scotchie’s past publications include biographies of Thomas Wolfe and Richard Weaver and a comprehensive history of the city of Asheville, North Carolina.

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The Mid-Summer Classic

The All-Star game, played every July to commemorate the halfway point of the major league season, was the brainstorm of Arch Ward, a Chicago sportswriter, as a way to highlight the 1933 World’s Fair held...

It’s All In The Family

Major league baseball scouts love recruiting the sons of former big leaguers. Such youngsters have spent their youth in and around ball parks. They have a feel for the game, plus there are the bloodlines....

The War The Women Lived

“There will never be anything more interesting in America than your Civil War.” So proclaimed the expatriate writer, Gertrude Stein, from her literary salon in Paris. Which indeed looks to be the case. Over 100,000...

There’s Only One Masters

Every year, the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) holds its legendary Grand Slam of four major tournaments, barometers of who are the finest golfers in the world. And every year, the U.S. Open, the British Open...

What’s New In Glaucoma Research?

When physicians affiliated with the San Francisco-based Glaucoma Research Foundation look at this disease, they treat it as a worldwide problem. More than cataracts, glaucoma, researchers say, is the leading cause of blindness worldwide. The...

Children’s Activities: A Checklist

There are plenty of places around Long Island where children can exercise their minds and their bodies. Fun Classes • Active Kidz Long Island 200 Robbins Ln., Jericho 516-621-6600 • Dance Dimensions 2 Heitz Pl. Hicksville 516-938-5299 • FasTracKids 1615 Hillside Ave.,...

Activities For The Mind And Body

  Summer is over, but young people are going to be as restless as ever. As the action moves indoors in the winter months, there are countless places all over Nassau County where parents can find...

Long Island Tutors Have Much To Offer

With New York schoolchildren groaning under an often-demanding testing schedule and with the pressure for good grades and admission to prestigious colleges as stressed-filled as ever, tutoring can loom large in the minds of parents...

Mayer Udell Of London Jewelers Passes

    Mayer Udell of Glen Cove passed away recently. He was 96. Udell arrived in America from Poland in 1939. He worked in his family’s sweater factory business.  Udell mastered that business and opened two of his...

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Long Island Catholic Elementary Schools add the arts and religion to the popular STEM approach. One of the differentiating factors to a Catholic education has...

Nassau County Museum Of Art Unveils New Exhibit

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LIU Post Opens New Health Center

The LIU Post College of Health Professionals and Nursing recently held a ribbon cutting and demonstration of the university’s new state-of-the-art health care simulation...
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