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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Barclays Back At Bethpage

The Barclays is one of the most sought-after titles on the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) tour. Originally, The Westchester Classic, the tournament took off in 2007 and has attracted the game’s top talent ever since...

Where The Golfing Never Ends

Long Island has long been a mecca for golf lovers. Back in the 1930s, when he was out of baseball and still hoping to manage the New York Yankees, Babe Ruth used to leave his...

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...

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