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Long Island Farmers’ Markets Summer 2017

Farmer’s markets are the perfect opportunity to get local fresh food right from the field to your dining room table. Farmer’s markets are spread all across Long Island almost every day of the week. Here is our list of farmer’s markets on the island.

Babylon: LIRR Parking Lot, North Carll Avenue. Sundays 8 a.m.-1 p.m. through Nov. 19.

Bay Shore: Bay Shore Band Shell on Main Street. Fridays 2-7 p.m. through Sept. 29.

Bellport: 471 Atlantic Avenue. Saturdays 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July through October.

Bridgehampton: Hayground Camp, 151 Mitchells Lane. Fridays 3-6:30 p.m. through Sept. 1.

Deer Park: Tanger Outlets at the Arches, 152 The Arches Circle. Saturdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. through Nov. 4.

East Hampton: 136 North Main St.. Fridays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through Sept. 1.

East Meadow: 832 Merrick Ave. Fridays 3-6 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m.-12 p.m. July 8- Oct. 8.

East Setauket: Three Village Historical Society, 93 North Country Rd. Fridays 3-7 p.m. through Sept. 30.

Elmont: 700 Hempstead Turnpike. Thursdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July through September.

Farmingdale: Farmingdale Village Green, 361 Main Street. Sundays  9 a.m.-4 p.m. through June 15.

Flanders: David W. Crohan Community Center, 655 Flanders Rd. Saturdays 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 27- Oct. 17.

Freeport: Freeport Recreation Center Parking Lot, 130 Merrick Rd. Saturdays 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 8-Oct. 28.

Garden City: Behind State Supreme Court, 101 County Seat Drive (off of Old Country Road). Tuesdays 7 a.m.-1 p.m. through Nov. 21.

Greenport: 170 South Street. Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 13- Nov. 21.

Hampton Bays: St. Mary’s Church, 165 Ponquogue Ave. Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through Sept. 3.

Hempstead: YALE Child Care Center, 160 Baldwin Rd. Tuesdays 3:30-6:30 p.m. June- September.

Huntington: Main Street Route 25A. Sundays 7 a.m.-12 p.m. through Nov. 19.

Islip: Town Hall parking lot, 655 Main St. Saturdays 7 a.m.-12 p.m. through Nov. 18.

Kings Park: Municipal Lot, 25A & Main Street. Sundays 9 a.m.-2 p.m. through Nov. 19.

Lindenhurst: Sunnyside Farmers Market, N. Wellwood and Hoffman Avenues. Saturdays 9 a.m.-2 p.m. through Oct. 28.

Long Beach: Kennedy Plaza, 1 West Chester St. Wednesdays 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 7-Nov. 1. Saturdays 9 a.m.-2 p.m. through  Nov. 18.

Montauk: Montauk Green, 742 Montauk Hwy. Thursdays 9 a.m.-2 p.m. through Aug. 31.

New Hyde Park: Municipal Lot across from Village Hall, 1441 Jericho Tpke. Saturdays 8 a.m.-1 p.m. through Nov. 18.

Northport: Cow Harbor parking lot on corner of Main Street and Woodbine Avenue. Saturdays 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. through Nov. 25.

Oyster Bay: 54 Audrey St., Oyster Bay. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 16-Nov. 17.

Patchogue: Montauk Highway, West of Route 112. Everyday 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 16- Nov. 17.

Port Jefferson: Steam Room Parking Lot, corner of Route 25A & Route 112. Thursdays 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. through Oct. 5.

Port Washington: Town Dock, 247 Main Street. Saturdays 8 a.m.-12 p.m. June 10- Oct. 28.

Riverhead: Reopens Fall 2017.

Rockville Centre: Long Beach Road & Sunrise Highway. Sundays 7 a.m.-12 p.m. through Nov. 19.

Rocky Point: Old Depot Park, 115 Prince Road. Saturdays 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. through Oct. 28.

Roslyn: Christopher Morley Park, 500 Searingtown Rd. Wednesdays 7 a.m.-1 p.m. through Nov. 22.

Roosevelt: NuHealth Roosevelt Clinic Parking Lot, 380 Nassau Road. Sundays 11 a.m.-3 p.m. July 9-Oct. 29.

Sag Harbor: Bay Street. Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through Oct. 28.

Sea Cliff: 253 Glen Avenue. Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 17- Oct. 28.

Seaford: Seaford Train Station, Railroad Street, corner of Washington Avenue and Sunrise Highway. Saturdays 7 a.m.-12 p.m. through Nov. 18.

Shelter Island: Haven’s House and Museum Grounds, 16 South Ferry Rd. Saturdays 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. through Sept.r 2.

Southampton: 25 Jobs Lane. Sundays 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. through Oct. 8.

Westbury: The Piazza Ernesto Strada, corner of  Post Avenue & Maple Avenue. Sundays 9 a.m.-2 p.m. through Sept. 24.

Westhampton Beach: 85 Mill Rd. Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 13-Nov. 18.

Wyandanch: New Shiloh Baptist Church, 221 Merritt Ave. Saturdays 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. July 8- Oct. 14.

-Compiled by Breanne Casucci 

Long Island Press Wins 10 Press Club of Long Island Awards

Long Island Press writers were honored with 10 awards for their local news and entertainment coverage during the annual Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) annual gala Wednesday at Woodbury Country Club.

Among the many honors, the club awarded Timothy Bolger, editor in chief of the Long Island Press, with a rare Exemplary Service to PCLI prize for his unprecedented report card grading nearly 200 local municipalities on their responsiveness to public records requests. The 18-month investigation published in March was a joint project between the Press and PCLI, where Bolger chairs the Freedom of Information Committee.

“We can’t thank the judges enough for recognizing the hard work of the Press team over the past year,” Bolger said.

PCLI is the local chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, a national nonprofit trade organization that advocates for members of the media.

In addition to Bolger’s award, writers for the Press came home with three first place prizes, five second place awards and came in third place in one category.

Bolger and former editor in chief Christopher Twarowski won first place in the crime and justice category for their work on the Long Island Serial Killer investigative series, which included the Press breaking the first major update regarding the victims in the case in years last December.

Jaime Franchi, the longtime Press reporter covering school issues, won first place in the education reporting category for her series on the local movement of opposition to the controversial Common Core curriculum and its many standardized tests.

Richard Murdocco, whose column on local planning and development issues was regularly published in the Press, won first place in the column category. His blog, The Foggiest Idea, also won Best Blog Maintained by an Individual.

Winning second place in the arts category was Spencer Rumsey, the longtime Press senior editor, for “Love of Hollywood’s Golden Era Brings Generations of Filmgoers
Together at Cinema Arts Centre,” a feature about the Huntington-based independent movie theater.

Twarowski, Press multimedia reporter Rashed Mian and Michael Conforti, the Press’ director of new media, won second place in the breaking news category with “Single-engine Plane Crashes in Syosset, 3 Dead.”

Twarowski, Mian, Rumsey and Bolger shared second place in the crime and justice for coverage of Long Island corruption  and cover-ups, including the cases of Ex-Suffolk Police Chief James Burke, Nassau Exec Ed Mangano and Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto.

Franchi and Press freelancers Tristram Fox and Sylvia Durres won second place in the entertainment category for their stories, “5 Real-Life Stranger Things – Montauk, Long Island Parallels“; “Leonardo DiCaprio & Nina Agdal in Hamptons Fender-Bender“; and
Loud, Rowdy & Hilarious: Rock Star Jim Breuer Destroys Mulcahy’s.”

And Franchi also won second place in the sports feature contest for her story, “The Battle of the Selden Hills Warriors & the Seven Beasts,” a story about a local running club.

Finally, Bolger came in third place in the in-depth reporting category for “An Inside Look at How Skelos Trial Exposed Slimy Side of NY,” an explanatory story about the federal corruption trial of ex-New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre).

Long Island Concerts & Events June 12-15

Florida Georgia Line tour

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This LA-based alt-metal band is touring to support their sixth album, Generation Doom. Warming up the crowd is The Convalescence, Brand of Julez, SouL UnHinGeD and Prey Upon. Revolution Bar & Music Hall, 140 Merrick Rd, Amityville. revolutionliny.com $17-$22. 7 p.m. June 13.

Deftones
The Sacramento-based experimental rockers known for their 2000 hit single “Change (In The House of Flies)” is touring to promote their eighth album, Gore. Also performing are Rise Against, Thrice, Three Trapped Tigers and Gore. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $15-$128. 7:30 p.m. June 13.

Train
These San Francisco-based alt rockers will play their many hits, including “Drops of Jupiter,”  “Hey, Soul Sister”, “If It’s Love” and “Marry Me.” Opening the show is OAR and Natasha Bedingfield. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $29-$233. 7 p.m. June 14.

Fates Warning
This metal band from Connecticut is coming to play in support of their twelfth album, Theories of Flight. Supporting acts include Warrior Soul, Infinite Spectrum and Magus Beast. Mulcahey’s Pub & Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. muls.com $25. 7:30 p.m. June 14.

Paul Reiser
The star of Mad About You shares his tales of love, life and the funny things people do in relationships while he tours the comedy circuit between movie roles. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue. patchoguetheatre.org $20. 8:30 p.m. June 14.

Florida Georgia Line
The brothers who make up Florida Georgia Line, Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard, will perform their tasteful hit single, “Cruise,” which sold 10 million copies, making FGL the first-ever country band to receive RIAA’s Diamond certification. Warming up the crowd is Nelly and Chris Lane. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $31-$429. 7 p.m. June 15.

Joe DeGuardia’s STAR Boxing Presents: Rockin’ Fights 27
Featuring Cletus Seldin. Boxing doesn’t get better than this. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $50- $200. 7:30 p.m. June 15.

Melville Attorney Joins Manhattan Law Firm

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An attorney from Melville was tapped to lead the new commercial real estate group and trusts and estates practice at the Manhattan-based law firm of Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP.

Anthony J. Ficara, who was previously the founding member and managing partner of Ficara & Associates, P.C., a boutique Long Island law firm, joined SRFK, a leading corporate securities and full service law firm, and will lead a team experienced in condominium, cooperative and home owners association law, real estate transactions and finance, litigation, corporate and business entity matters as well as wills, trusts and estate counseling, among other areas.

“Anthony Ficara and his team of seasoned professionals bring experience and an established track record of success to SRFK,” said Gregory Sichenzia, founding partner at SRFK. “Their strength in advising on complex commercial real estate and trust and estate matters will provide our clients with the highest standards of counsel in those areas, further diversifying our capabilities as we continue to evolve as a full-serve law firm.”

SRFK will maintain a LI office while strengthening the New York City practice base. It also has offices in Tel Aviv.

Other members of Ficara’s team joining SRFK include Jodi B. Zimmerman, who focuses her practice on elder law and estate planning matters including the preparation of wills, trusts, probate and administration petitions and guardianships; Michael Wickersham, who represents buyers and sellers in a wide array of commercial transactions and sponsor unit sales; and Todd J. Manister, a seasoned litigation and transactional attorney who focuses his practice on all types of complex business and personal matters.

“My team and I look forward to joining SRFK, an international firm with a reputation for providing tireless support for its dynamic client roster,” said Ficara, who is now a partner in SRFK. “We are confident our areas of expertise will complement their well-established securities and corporate law practices, further providing both of our respective clients with the highest caliber of legal counsel.”

SRFK’s clients range from start-ups to established, listed companies; they include Institutional investors, public and private corporations, partnerships, broker-dealers, bank-affiliated broker-dealers, investment advisors, registered representatives, public and corporate customers and investors, in the US and internationally.

Long Island Concerts & Events June 5-8

Dave Matthews
Dave Matthews Band is playing Nikon at Jones Beach Theater.

Bobby Lloyd
This local author will be speaking and signing his memoir, Black Knight. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., HUntington. bookrevue.com Free with purchase of book. 7 p.m. June 6.

Dave Matthews
Dave Matthews Band is not touring this summer, but the front man is doing an acoustic tour with his friend, Tim Reynolds. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $85-$95. 7:30 p.m. June 6.

Sarah Dessen
This best-selling author will be speaking and signing copies of her new novel, Once and For All. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., HUntington. bookrevue.com Free with purchase of book. 7 p.m. June 7.

Chuck Ragan
The Hot Water Music front man is touring solo. Opening the show is The Old Ironsides and Flak Jacket. 89 North Music venue, 89 North Ocean Ave., Patchogue. 89northmusic.com $15-$25. 7 p.m. June 8.

John R. Bohrer
This Long Island historian and television news producer will be speaking and signing copies of his new book, The Revolution of Robert Kennedy: From Power to Protest after JFK.  Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. bookrevue.com Free with purchase of book. 7 p.m. June 8.

The Business of Art: Passion or Profit
Moderated by New York Times writer Warren Strugatch, “Out of the Question,” is a unique conversation series where East End news makers, thought leaders, and engaged audiences tackle topical questions about national issues and local preoccupations. This installment will feature artists Eric Fischl and Toni Ross as well the founder of Vered Gallery and Art Hamptons founder Rick Friedman. Southampon Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. $15. 7 p.m. June 8.

Frantz
Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the WWI, Frantz recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war’s “lost generation”: Anna, a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare; and Adrien, a French veteran of the war who shows up mysteriously in her town, placing flowers on Frantz’s grave. Post-screening film dicussion with Peter Mascuch. Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center, 20 Terry St., Patchogue. plazamac.org $5-$9. 7:30 p.m. June 8.

Demetri Martin
You might recognize Demetri Martin from his stints on the Daily Show, where he played a “senior youth correspondent” or his 2009 Comedy Central show Important Things with Demetri Martin. Martin’s performances are unique, in that he continuously peppers his comedic one-liner delivery with musical interludes, playing a variety of instruments from guitar and harmonica to the glockenspiel and ukelele. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $25- $79.50. 8 p.m. June 8.

Kimock
Steve Kimock, the improvisational guitarist dubbed “arguably one of the greatest guitarists alive,” is touring to celebrate the release of two singles ahead of his next complete album being released in the fall. YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main St., Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $35-$40. 8 p.m. June 8.

Long Island Concerts & Events: June 9-11

Michael Franti & Spearhead
This California-based hip hop, funk, reggae, jazz, folk fusion indy project is coming to town on their Love Out Loud Tour 2017. Warming up the crowd are Adam Ezra Group and Nattali Rize. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $35-$75. 8 p.m. June 9.

Jeff LeBlanc
Although locally grown here, he is no stranger to the spotlight! His smooth voice, thoughtful lyrics and magical skills on the guitar are something that dreams are made of. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach. whbpac.org $25. 8 p.m. June 9.

Roots Foundation
This local reggae band, founded in 2004 by Alex Flynn (guitar backing and vocals) and Corey Browd (Bass guitar), is dedicated to spreading the genre across Long Island and the world, and getting crowds to “dance to the vibes” of hits like “Mr. Harmonica” and tributes to artists like Bob Marley. Treme Blues and Jazz Club, 553 Main St., Islip. tremeislip.com $10. 8 p.m. June 9.

Bad Bunny
This Puerto Rican reggaeton artist will perform his hits, including “Pa Ti” and “Loco Pero Millonario.” The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. thespaceatwestbury.com $50. 10 p.m. June 9.

Long Beach LGBT Pride Festival
The weekend-long event includes the 27th annual Long Island Pride Parade, a concert starring Rachel Platten, a beach party and more. prideonthebeach.org Various locations, Long Beach. June 9-11.

Rose Day
The event will feature a tour of Clark Botanic Garden’s Sustainable Rose Garden and a demonstration of deadheading, removing the old heads of the roses to encourage new blooms.  Attendees will receive a list of where the roses selected can be found in the garden as well as an informational lecture on why each type of rose was selected for the garden. Clark Botanic Garden, 193 I U Willets Rd., Albertson. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 10.

World Wide Knit in Public Day
Local knitters are invited to bring their yarn projects, tools, lawn chairs, and lunch to socialize with fellow crafters. World Wide Knit in Public Day was established in 2005 as a way for knitters to come together and enjoy one another’s company. Each local event is coordinated by a volunteer or a group of volunteers Westbury Memorial Library, 445 Jefferson St., Westbury. westburylibrary.org Free. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 10.

The Belmont Stakes Racing Festival
This festival surrounding the 149th running of The Belmont Stakes, one of the largest sporting events in the world.  Tens of millions of viewers and spectators watch the famed sporting event from across the world. Belmont Park, 2150 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. belmontstakes.com Prices vary. Race starts at 6:50 p.m. June 10.

Zach Williams (of The Lone Bellow)
Three-piece acoustic indie-folk/country band Lone Bellow, based in Brooklyn, is comprised of vocalist Zach Williams, his old friend and guitarist Brian Elquist, and co-singer and mandolin player Kanene Pipkin. You’ve likely heard the full band on the best radio station in the universe, WFUV. Now catch the singer’s solo work.  The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main St., Amagansett. stephentalkhouse.com $30-$40. 7 p.m. June 10.

2017 Museum Ball
The 2017 Museum Ball recreates the glamorous world of Studio 54 where superstar fashion designer Halston, subject of Halston Style, the Museum’s current comprehensive retrospective, spent memorable evenings with his celebrity friends—Liza Minnelli, Bianca Jagger and Andy Warhol, among them. The Museum is thrilled to announce that the 2017 Museum Ball honors Rita and Frank Castagna who have been friends and supporters of the Museum for many years. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. nassaumuseum.org $350-$1,000. 7 p.m. June 10.

The John Stamos Project
This local pop-punk band reminiscent of The Ramones and named for the act who played Uncle Jesse on Full House is back, whether you like it or not. Opening the show is Playing Dead, Starving Arts, Remnants and Bastard Clan. Revolution Bar & Music Hall, 140 Merrick Rd, Amityville. revolutionliny.com $10-$13. 7:30 p.m. June 10.

Maxwell
This Brooklyn-born neo-soul singer, fresh off winning a Gremmy for his latest single, “Lake by The Ocean,” will serenade LI’s largest venue. Supporting the concert is Ledisi. NYCB Live at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale. nycblive.com $67-$98. 8 p.m. June 10.

Edwin McCain
His hit songs, authentic spirit and surprisingly affable sense of humor keep fans coming back time and time again for nights that feel more like parties with old friends than rock concerts. His enduring love songs (and wedding must-haves) include “I’ll Be” and “I Could Not Ask For More.” YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main St., Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $45-$50. 8 p.m. June 10.

Robert Cray
Open ears and an open mind are the essence of this singer, guitarist and songwriter. He has created a sound that rises from American roots and arrives today both fresh and familiar. Cray and his band have recorded 20 studio releases. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach. whbpac.org $65-$90. 8 p.m. June 10.

The Fresh Kids of Bel-Air
Now, this is a story all about how the ’90s got flipped-flopped-and-turned-upside-down and then some. They’d like to take the stage for a night, so just sit right there, and they’ll tell you how they became the Fresh Kids of Bel-Air. Break out the Starter jackets and your pump sneakers for this “I Love the ’90s” show. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $15-$30. 8 p.m. June 10.

The Fab Faux
Take five of the hardest-working musicians in NYC and give them the artistic freedom to explore the Beatles’ musical magic in a way you never imagined possible, and you’ll begin to discover what makes the Fab Faux’s shows so astounding.  These guys will be accompanied by the four-piece Hogshead Horns and Crème Tangerine Strings perform the ‘Hey Jude’ Album in its entirety and a set of Favorites. The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. thespaceatwestbury.com $59-$89. 8 p.m. June 10.

2017 Riverhead Medieval Festival
Experience the pageantry of medieval Europe on Long Island with knights in tournaments and melees, a medieval fashion show, children’s games, entertainment, arts and crafts, a maypole dance, archery, education on the arts and sciences of the middle ages, Merchant’s Marketplace, food trucks and fun. Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Campground, 3186 Sound Ave., Riverhead. $5-$10. 12-5 p.m. June 10, 11.

Pottercon
Join fellow Potterheads around the world at a day-drinking and mingling destination for witches, wizards, squibs and magical creatures alike. This is a 21+ event. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $20. 2 p.m. June 11.

The Roast of Chris Roach
Joe Starr will host the roast of the comic who plays the role in the new Kevin James sitcom Kevin Can Wait. Governor’s Comedy Club, 90 Division Ave., Levittown. govs.govs.com $14-$44. 7 p.m. June 11.

Long Island Art Exhibit Features Works of Students With Autism

A new art exhibit featuring the creative works of Long Island students with autism that opened this week is helping raise funds for nonprofit groups raising awareness of the issue.

The exhibit, titled “Perspective,” reportedly features 70 pieces from students in 10 schools across Nassau and Suffolk counties. It opened Tuesday and runs through Sunday at the nonprofit Art League of Long Island in Dix Hills. A reception is scheduled for 1-3 p.m. Saturday.

“Showcasing the positive rather than the negative,” is the goal of the exhibit, according to its organizers. “Come and support the tremendous artistic talent of these young artists with autism.”

The fourth annual Art Exhibition Fundraiser Celebrating Young Artists with Autism is presented by the Kiwanis Club of Huntington Children’s Foundation, Inc. in association with the Art League of Long Island.

Partners include the Brookville Center for Children’s Services, the Gersh Academy for Students on The Autism Spectrum, the Long Island Development Corp., the Long Island Small Business Assistance Corp., the North Shore Autism Circle, Nassau BOCES, Western Suffolk BOCES, Nassau Suffolk Services for Autism, Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities and the Family Center for Autism and Life’s WORC, which was founded by Long Island Press co-publisher Vicki Schneps.

The Art League of Long Island Is located at 107 East Deer Park Rd. in Dix Hills. Refreshments will be served at the reception. Admission is free, but a $10 donation is appreciated, as are raffle basket donations. The gallery is open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. weekends. For more information visit artleagueli.net

Man Dies After Collision with NICE Bus in Farmingdale

A 39-year-old man was killed and two others were injured Wednesday night in a head-on collision involving a Nassau Inter County Express (NICE) Bus in Farmingdale, Nassau County police said.

The unidentified man killed in the crash was driving a minivan west on Conklin Street at 9:41 p.m. when the vehicle collided with the bus, which was carrying two passengers and the driver, police said.

The driver of the minivan was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The operator of the NICE Bus and a single passenger were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Authorities are withholding the victim’s name pending notification of next of kin.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

Hofstra University/Long Island Press 2017 High School Journalism Awards Winners Announced

Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer

Hundreds of local high school students, their teachers and family members packed the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center Theater at Hofstra University for the 10th annual Long Island Press High School Journalism Awards gala Tuesday.

The contest recognizes outstanding journalistic work from students across Nassau and Suffolk counties in print, online, and video, and encompasses reporting and writing, design, illustration, art, and photography.

“Skill, dedication and enthusiasm…flowed from each of the more than 2,000 entries submitted by over two dozen high schools,” Timothy Bolger, editor in chief of the Press, wrote in a letter to the students. “The quality of submissions gave us hope that the public will be well served by the next generation of journalists.”

Entrants vied for honors across more than 100 categories, ranging from coverage of news and sports, to production work such as layout and illustration, among many others. Special awards are also presented for Story of the Year, Student Journalist of the Year, Advisor of the Year and Newspaper of the Year.

Several honors possessed special significance for those in attendance: the Aura Diaz / First Person Award, named after the 16-year old mother from Brentwood, who along with her daughter Natalie, was murdered in 2015; the Andrea Rebello Community Service Award, its 21-year-old namesake a Hofstra student who lost her life in 2013; and the Robert W. Greene Investigative / Enterprise Journalism Award, which honors the memory of legendary, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Bob Greene, who taught at Hofstra University and was instrumental in the founding of its communication and journalism programs.

Award-winning journalist, broadcaster, Society of Professional Journalists Press Club of Long Island Board Member, and longtime Long Island Press High School Awards Program Coordinator David North once again did a memorable job as emcee.

The popular program and its joyous awards night is made possible by the extraordinary support of chief sponsor Hofstra University and its renowned Lawrence Herbert School of Communication. The event was also sponsored by Peoples United Bank, Northwell Go Health Urgent Care and Great Neck Nissan.

HERE’S THE COMPLETE LIST OF 2017 HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY / LONG ISLAND PRESS HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM AWARDS WINNERS:

NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

1. Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo

2. Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird

3. North Shore High School, The Viking View

Honorable Mention. Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup & East Islip High School, The Broadcaster

STUDENT JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

1. Nicole Rosenthal, Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup

2. Zoe Malin, North Shore High School, The Viking View

3. Emma Casey, Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo

Honorable Mention. Lauren Peller
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird

STORY OF THE YEAR

1. Ariel Harsinay
Oceanside High School, Sider Press
“Neglecting Fine Arts: Anything But Fine”

2. Arianna Dolan
Kings Park High School, Kings Park Herald
“Be Smart, Don’t Start: Kings Park is in the K(NO)w”

3. Nicole Rosenthal
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Straight A Students”

Honorable Mention. Emma Boskovski
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Lack of Designated Spots Drives Students to Park Illegally”

ADVISOR OF THE YEAR

1. Walt Fishon
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo

2. Sara Millman
North Shore High School, The Viking View

3. Elyn Coyle
Massapequa High School, The Chief

Honorable Mention. Michael Howley and Joseph Perri
Oceanside High School, Sider Press
& Alexandra Martinez
Elmont Memorial High School, The Elmont Phoenix

REPORTING & WRITING AWARDS

ANDREA REBELLO COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

1. Nicole Rosenthal
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Straight A Students”

2. Nicole Rosenthal
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Doorways to Community (and Controversy)”

3. Lauren Peller
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Justice for Youth by Youth: Huntington Youth Court”

ARTS FEATURE

1. Brandyn Chan
Great Neck South High School, The Southerner
“Peeping Into the Precision of Pipa Playing”

2. Melody Randolph
Elmont Memorial Junior-Senior High School, The Elmont Phoenix
“Artist Highlight: Sabah Ahsan”

3. Munahil Sultana
Elmont Memorial Junior-Senior High School, The Elmont Phoenix
“Artist Highlight: Lea Gardiner”

ARTS REVIEW – THEATER

1. Xanthia Zoe
Smithtown High School East, The Matador
“Lights, Camera, Action—Oh My! Oz Sends East Over the Rainbow!”

2. Matthew Fama
Babylon Junior-Senior High School, PantherTales.org
“American Pride Reborn on the Stage”

3. Isabella Italiano & Leah Johnston
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Massapequa High School’s Spring Production: Mary Poppins”

ARTS REVIEW – ART

1. Annie Zhang
Great Neck South High School, The Southerner
“Young Artists Featured in Spot Under Spot Gallery”

ARTS REVIEW – VIDEO GAMES

1. Ryan Stapleton
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Running on Smartphones: A ‘Super Mario Run’ Review”

2. Joey Gentile
Smithtown High School East, The Matador
“An Amazing Experience – PSVR Review”

3. Larry Ding
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“Is FIFA Mobile Heading to the Top?”

ARTS REVIEW – BOOK REVIEW

1. Anitta Kottai
New Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot
“Chasing the Hearts of Teenagers Everywhere”

2. Malaika Foster
Elmont Memorial High School, The Elmont Phoenix
“A Parallel Summary Between Two Novels: Delicate Monsters & A Darkly Beating Heart”

3. Sarah Hillman
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“Flaming Over Firestarter”

ARTS REVIEW – LOCAL MUSIC

1. Cierra Colon
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“Meet Long Island’s Newest Knockout Band: Nexus”

2. Julia Feldis
Oceanside High School, Sider Press
“Do You Barely Know Them? Well Not Anymore”

3. Liam Higgins
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Winter Concerts Bring Warmth to Hearts of the Audience”

ARTS REVIEW – NATIONAL MUSIC

1. Nicole Rosenthal
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“The Flaming Lips Bring a Space-Age Spectacular to The Space at Westbury 3/11/17”

2. Joseph McMullan
Shoreham-Wading River High School, Wildcat Pause
“Views, Coloring Book… What’s Next?”

3. Seamus Deegan
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“Dangerous Woman Tour Rocks Madison Square Garden”

ARTS REVIEW – ALBUM

1. Elma Thorarinsson
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Apocalipstick: A New Beginning”

2. Mia Alonso
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Head Carrier: The Progression of Four Talents”

3. Nicole Rosenthal
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Charly Bliss – Guppy (Album Review)”

ARTS REVIEW – FILM

1. Victoria Keenan
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“A New Adventure on the Great Wide Movie Screen: A Beauty and the Beast Review”

2. Jackson Himonidis
East Meadow High School, Jet Gazette
“Far From Heaven”

3. Anush Shah
New Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot
“Ouija Definitely Isn’t PG”

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

1. Nicole Rosenthal
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Pop Is Purple”

2. Natalie Preston
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
Pow!-erful Wow!-men: Female Superheroes Take Movies By Storm”

3. Carla Garavito
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“A Wrong Winner Overshadows the Oscars”

AURA DIAZ / FIRST-PERSON AWARD

1. Joselyne Bermudez
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“Racism and Discrimination: A Personal Story”

2. Kerri Kolensky
East Islip High School, Broadcaster
“Finding Emily and Finding Myself”

3. Isabel Rodriguez
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“Women’s March on Washington”

BUSINESS

1. Diana Reyes
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Election Merchandise a Big Seller”

2. Samuel Valentin
New Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot
“Snapchat’s Stocky Plan”

3. Emily Glennon
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“EI Alumni Creates Self-Made Business”

COLUMN – SCHOOL

1. Elle Rieger
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“From Paris to New York and Back Again”

2. Nicole Rosenthal
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Cracking the Code to Success”

3. Taylor Kozak
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“Committing to A College? Here’s What You Need to Know”

COLUMN – GENERAL

1. Mia Alonso
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Following the Hot Pink River to a Revolution: My Experience at the Historical Women’s March in Washington, D.C.”

2. Zoe Malin
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“What Keeps Se Cliff’s Heart Beating?”

3. Emma Casey
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“An Animal’s ‘Purpose’ is Not Up to Humans”

COMMUNITY SERVICE

1. Diana Farrell
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“LHS Students Team Up With St. Mary’s Children’s Hospital”

2. Emily Glynn
Division Avenue High School, Dragon Tales
“Making a Difference, One Pillow at a Time: The Henrik Lundqvist Foundation”

3. Alyssa Schmidt
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“We Fight the Fight: Team Doc”

DEADLINE / BREAKING NEWS

1. Zoe Malin
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“As New Yorkers, We Are One”

2. Nicole Rosenthal
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Circus of Fear: America’s Creepy Clown Epidemic”

3. Mia Alonso
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Following the Hot Pink River to a Revolution: My Experience at the Historical Women’s March in Washington, D.C.”

EDITORIAL

1. Satiris Georgakopoulas
Smithtown High School East, The Matador
“A Warning About Identity Politics”

2. Eleni Kothesakis
New Hyde Park High School, The Chariot
“Stick It To ‘Em”

3. Natalya Baichan
Shoreham-Wading River High School, Wildcat Pause
“Register—You May Change a Life”

EDITORIAL – NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL

1. Alec Israeli
Cold Spring Harbor High School, The Harbor View
“Islamophobia is Racism. Period.”

2. Isabella Harnick & Amanda Shen
Great Neck South High School, The Southerner
“Reliable or Reposting Lies? Reevaluate Relying on Social Media for Political Info”

3. Emily Budhram
New Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot
“Teacher, Who Did You Vote For?”

EDITORIAL – SCHOOL

1. Jack Graziano & Liam Higgins
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Highlighting Black History Month at MHS”

2. Charlotte DeMartini
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“School: 1900s or Modern?”

3. Emma Boskovski
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Dear Staff: Leave Students Parking Spots”

EDITORIAL – ENVIRONMENTAL

1. Sophie Stein
Cold Spring Harbor High School, The Harbor View
“The Moral Obligation to Standing Rock”

2. Ariel Harsinay
Oceanside High School, Sider Press
“Global Warming: Fact or Fiction?”

3. Kristen Lennon
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“North Shore Wants to ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’”

EDUCATION – NATIONAL ISSUES

1. Ava Coppola
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“New Secretary of Education Raises Concerns”

2. Emma Casey
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Prez Election Language a Minefield for Teachers”

3. Sophia Simon
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Lower College Acceptance Rates Worrying Seniors”

EDUCATION – LOCAL ISSUES

1. Jake Gus
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“The ‘Opt-Out’ Movement”

2. Lauren Peller
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“We The People Team Demonstrates Constitutional Knowledge at States”

3. Zoe Malin
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Cursive’s Final Curtain Call”

EDUCATION – SCHOOL

1. Alexandra Doulos
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“MHS Gets New Principal: Mr. DiClemente Leads Team”

2. Danielle Anzelone
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Mr. McCaw Has Left the Building”

3. Alexandra Doulos
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Future Plans Set to Update the Science Classrooms at MHS”

ENERGY REPORTING

1. Lindsay Korman
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Preserve the Reservation”

ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE

1. Victoria Lombardi
Smithtown High School East, The Matador
“Deck Out Your Home for Autumn With These Festive Decoration Ideas”

2. Charlotte DeMartini
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Places to Go and Things to See”

3. Camryn Garrett
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Political Films Could Offer a Respite From the Crazy Election”

ENVIRONMENTAL STORY

1. Lindsay Korman
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Preserve the Reservation”

2. Olivia Schatz
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“What the Frack Is Going On?”

3. Diana Farrell
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“Global Warming Is Not a Hoax”

FASHION FEATURE

1. Ava Coppola
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Makeup Companies Eliminating Gender”

2. Julia Piazza
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“Straight Off the Streets: The Best Looks from Around the World”

3. Carla Garavito
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“Students and Teachers Strut Their Stuff at EI SADD Fashion Show”

FEATURE – GENERAL

1. Joselyn Bermudez
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“Racism and Discrimination: A Personal Story”

2. Sarah Wang
Syosset High School, The Pulse
“Documenting Through Lenses: Matthew Zweigbaum”

3. Nicholas Cristofari
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Ready, Set, Write”

FEATURE – LOCAL

1. Samuel Mahoney
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Lord of the Bees: MHS Administrator Has a Unique Hobby”

2. Mohammed Shaji Rahman
Elmont Memorial High School, The Elmont Phoenix
“Something To Add To Your AP U.S. History Exam”

3. Lauren Peller
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Justice For Youth by Youth: Huntington Youth Court”

FOOD – COMMENTARY

1. Rachel Rosenstein & Hallie Schuster
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Food Features, March 2016: Long Island Super Bowls; Taste the Chocolatey Goodness Without the Guilt; Rustic Root”

2. Lauren Peller
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Cha Cha For Matcha”

3. Samantha McCleery
Smithtown High School East, The Matador
“Does Your Favorite Food Place Have a Secret Menu?”

FOOD – RESTAURANT REVIEW

1. Rachel Rosenstein
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Revolutionary Farm to Table Restaurant: Rustic Root”

2. Rachel Schneider
Great Neck South High School, The Southerner
“Crazy Coolness: New Dessert Location”

3. Rachel Rosenstein
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Long Island Super Bowls: Better Than a Brady Comeback”

FIRST AMENDMENT / FREEDOM OF SPEECH AWARD

1. Eboni Crosland
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Student Finds Her Voice at D.C.’s Women’s March”

2. Aditi Patil
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Protests at Berkeley Challenge Free Speech”

3. Lauren Peller
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“WTP Constitution Team Hears Supreme Court Cases”

GOVERNMENT – LOCAL

1. Danielle Anzelone
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“The Results Are In: MHS Weighs In On Presidential Election”

2. Lindsay Korman
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Subway Passengers Erase Anti-Semitic Messages”

3. Anish Pisipati
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“5-Cent Bag Fee Implemented in NYC”

GOVERNMENT – NATIONAL

1. Robert Joannou
Shoreham-Wading River High School, Wildcat Pause
“Students Take On Presidential Election”

2. Alexandra Doulos
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Reviewing the RNC: The Past, Present and Future of the GOP”

3. Liam Higgins
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“The Expectations of Donald Trump as He Begins His Presidency”

HEADLINE – ENTERTAINMENT

1. Natalie Preston & Maroon Echo Staff
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
Pow!-erful Wow!-men: Female Superheroes Take Movies By Storm”

2. Lauren Peller & Thunderbird Staff
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Skip the Forks and Join the Spoon Revolution”

3. Michael Tripptree & Wildcat Pause Staff
Shoreham-Wading River High School, Wildcat Pause
“Expresso Yourself at Local Cafes”

HEADLINE – EDITORIAL

1. Rohit Srivastava
New Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot
“Fake News, Real Problems”

2. Eleni Kothesakis
New Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot
“Never Sleeping In, Always Stressing Out”

3. Rachel Rosenstein
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Long Island Super Bowls: Better Than a Brady Comeback”

HUMOR

1. Samantha McCleery
Smithtown High School East, The Matador
“Biggest Scandal of 2017: Steve Harvey Caused the Best Picture Mix-up at the Oscars”

2. Michelle Tiango, Abby Harris, Sydnie Boule, Amanda Scheman & Breana Hancock
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“Senior Fitness Frenzy”

3. Victoria Bonacasa, Julia Feldis & Rachel Finkelstein
Oceanside High School, Sider Press
“You Might Be an OHS Social Studies Teacher If…”

IN-DEPTH REPORTING

1. Ariel Harsinay
Oceanside High School, Sider Press
“Neglecting Fine Arts: Anything But Fine”

2. Emily Rosenkrantz
East Meadow High School, The Jet Gazette
“Calculating The Cost”

3. Arianna Dolan
Kings Park High School, Kings Park Herald
“Be Smart, Don’t Start: Kings Park is in the K(NO)w”

INFORMATIONAL FEATURE

1. Megan Confino
Commack High School, The Courant
“Step One: Vote. Set Two: Take A Selfie… But Not in the Booth”

2. Meghan Hayfield
Smithtown High School East, The Matador
“The Power of Millennials is Apparent in Whole Foods’ Newest Endeavor”

3. Caroline Chen
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“2017 Regeneron Scholars Get Results”

ROBERT W. GREENE INVESTIGATIVE / ENTERPRISE JOURNALISM

1. Ariel Harsinay
Oceanside High School, Sider Press
“Neglecting Fine Arts: Anything But Fine”

2. Emma Boskovski
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Lack of Designated Spots Drives Students to Park Illegally”

3. Brianna Stanco
Oceanside High School, Sider Press
“Getting Tangled in the Dark Web”

MEDIA COLUMN

1. Charlotte DeMartini
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Hitting Replay on Movies”

2. Isabel Zorn
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Better Not Believe The Bachelor”

NEWS STORY

1. Megan Julian
Shoreham-Wading River High School, Wildcat Pause
“Heroin Destroying Lives, Communities”

2. Zack Abrams
Commack High School, The Courant
“Taking The Lead on Water Safety”

3. Jake Gus
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“LHS Enforces Stricter Cell Phone Policy”

OPINION – GENERAL

1. Julia Woods
Oceanside High School, Sider Press
“Kaepernick: Hero or Villian?”

2. Alec Israeli
Cold Spring Harbor High School, The Harbor View
“Democrats, Republicans and the Working Class: A Post-Election Autopsy”

3. Lynne Xie
Great Neck South High School, The Southerner
“Human Tendencies That Underlie Racial Separation”

OPINION – NATIONAL

1. Alec Israeli
Cold Spring Harbor High School, The Harbor View
“Opinion: Trumpism? No, Fascism.”

2. Ariel Harsinay
Oceanside High School, Sider Press
“How the Media Normalized Trump”

3. Chris Hadsall
Massapequa High School, The Chief
Counterpoint: Colin Kaepernick’s Flawed Form of Protest”

OPINION – POP CULTURE

1. Victoria Keenan
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“It’s a Tale Keeping Up With New Times”

2. Lucia Hu
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“The Dehumanization of Society”

3. Alexis Albert
Smithtown High School East, The Matador
“Girl Meets World and Changes It”

OPINION – SCHOOL

1. Liliann Ulysse
Elmont Memorial High School, The Elmont Phoenix
“Face Off: Should School Have a Later Start Time? PRO”

2. Sam Cohen
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“Cell Phones Are Not Detrimental”

3. April Rowell
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Extra Extracurriculars”

POLITICAL / LOCAL FEATURE

1. Carina Boyce
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“The Women’s March Across America”

2. Cassidy Sollazzo
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Some Seniors Miss Voting Age by Mere Days”

3. Zoe Malin
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“What Keeps Sea Cliff’s Heart Beating?’

1. Zack Abrams
Commack High School, The Courant
“Make America Stronger Together”

2. Marlie Allen
Commack High School, The Courant
“Fact or Fiction: Social Media Political Game Changer”

3. Emma Casey
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Trump Stuns World With Electoral Win”

PROFILE

1. Zoe Malin
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“What Keeps Sea Cliff’s Heart Beating?”

2. Amy Glanzer
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“Alumni Feature: Daniel Silvermintz”

3. Matthew Portnoy & Hannah Weinberger
Great Neck South High School
“Student Balances Ballet and Books”

Q&A

1. Matt Watling
Syosset High School, The Pulse
“The Pulse Sits Down With Syosset Track Athlete, Peter Zimbalist”

2. Taylor Kozak
East Islip High School The Broadcaster
“Our Roving Reporter Asks: What Would You Be if You Weren’t a Teacher?”

3. Anna Tobin
Commack High School, The Courant
“A Fateful Farewell: Principal Nolan Retires”

Q&A – SCHOOL-RELATED

1. Emma Casey
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Speaker Shares Danger of Drugs, Alcohol”

2. Scott Long
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“What Keeps Athletes Motivated?”

3. Danielle Anzelone
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Getting to Know the Administrators at MHS”

REVIEW / CRITICISM

1. Victoria Bonacasa
Oceanside High School, Slider Press
“What Can We Learn From the Handmaid’s Tale?”

2. Alexa Grill
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“This Is Us Season Finale Gets Mixed Reviews”

3. Leetal Prezelmayer
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“Jericho Students Learn ’N Roll”

RELIGION / MULTICULTURAL

1. Maroon Echo Staff
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Inclusivity at Forefront of Education as U.S. Becomes More Diverse”

2. Ylisha Ford
Valley Stream North High School, North Star
“That Time I Went to Temple”

3. Maya Masheb
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“Testing Religion”

SCHOOL – FEATURE

1. Sarah Kopp
Cold Spring Harbor High School, The Harbor View
“Holocaust Survivor Speaks at CSH”

2. Zoe Malin
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Cursive’s Final Curtain Call”

3. Nicole Rosenthal & Roundup Staff
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Doorways to Community (and Controversy)”

SCHOOL – NEWS

1. Emma Boskovski
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Lack of Designated Spots Drives Students to Park Illegally”

2. Matthew Gold
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Bill Mitaritonna Steps Down as High School West’s Basketball Coach”

3. Declan Beran
Shoreham-Wading River High School, Wildcat Pause
“Veteran’s Board Will Strengthen Community”

SCHOOL – FINANCIAL NEWS

1. Cassidy Latham
Shoreham-Wading River High School, Wildcat Pause
“Growing Up = Financial Responsibility”

2. Haley Raphael
Great Neck South High School, The Southerner
“2016-17 Preliminary Budget: Why They Cut and Why You Should Care”

3. Lily Hoffman
Kings Park High School, Kings Herald
“Restoring Kings Park Pride: Facilities Upgrades at KPCSD”

SCHOOL CULTURE REPORTING

1. Zoe Malin
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Cursive’s Final Curtain Call”

2. Annie Zhang
Great Neck South High School, The Southerner
“Room 214: The Scene for Unseen Science Research”

3. Jake Gus
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“LHS Enforces Stricter Cell Phone Policy”

SCIENCE / HEALTH

1. Carolyn Berghorn
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“Cancer: The New Cold”

2. Vincent Cavaliere
Commack High School, The Courant
“Everything in Moderation: The Rules of Fast Food”

3. James Oldham
Commack High School, The Courant
“The Fountain of Youth”

SOCIAL COMMENTARY – SCHOOL

1. Zoe Malin
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Cursive’s Final Curtain Call”

2. Claudia Pascale
Babylon Junior-Senior High School, Panther Tales
“Simple Truths”

3. Lily Hoffman
Kings Park High School, Kings Herald
“Lady Kingsmen? The Hypocrisy of the Kings Park Mascot”

SOCIAL COMMENTARY – GENERAL

1. Kaitlin Channell
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Misconceptions of Feminism”

2. Joshua Polansky
Lynbrook High School
“The Photoshop Effect”

3. Mia Alonso
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Following the Hot Pink River to a Revolution: My Experience at the Historical Women’s March in Washington, D.C.”

SHORT FEATURE

1. Emma Casey & Michael Lamanno
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“’Star Wars’ Redefining Damsels in Distress”

2. Jessica Papavera
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Third-Party Candidates Remain on Fringe, Impact Elections”

3. Victoria Keenan
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“The Heart Behind Organ Donations”

SERIOUS FEATURE

1. Munahil Sultana
Elmont Memorial High School, The Elmont Phoenix
“Hot Topics: Discrimination”

2. Alexandra Doulos
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“The Transgender Bathroom Bill Debacle”

3. Kaylin Wood
East Meadow High School, The Jet Gazette
“Equal Education: Equal Opportunities”

SOCIAL MEDIA ANALYSIS

1. Lucia Hu
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“The Dehumanization of Society”

2. Lili Sturge
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Is Social Media Making Us Socially Awkward?”

3. Thomas Kozlowski
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Social Media Becoming Means of Transmitting News”

SPORTS FEATURE

1. Emma Casey
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Get ’Cha Head in the Game”

2. Gabe Lefkowitz
Great Neck South High School, The Southerner
“Senior’s Sailing Olympic Fantasea May Just Become a Reality”

3. Chris Kerrane
New Hyde Park Memorial high School, The Chariot
“Transgender Students Transition Into Sports”

SPORTS – SCHOOL

1. Emma Boskovski
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Getting Off Track: Renovations Force Athletes to Train Elsewhere”

2. Matthew Gold
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Bill Mitaritonna Steps Down as High School West’s Basketball Coach”

3. Emma Boskovski
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Gone Overboard: Crew Loses 11 Seniors From Largest Team Ever”

SPORTS – NATIONAL

1. Victoria Barbera
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Rio Recap: All You Need to Know About the 2016 Olympic Games”

2. Renata Quinto
East Meadow High School, The Jett Gazette
“Safe in Seattle?”

3. Yash Kumar
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“Colin’s Contentious Call”

STORYTELLING

1. Marco Robinson
Elmont Memorial High School, The Elmont Phoenix
“Creative Inspiration: Do All for Love for Love Liberates”

2. Victoria Keenan
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“Ithaca College Makes the Summer of a Lifetime”

3. Rodney Legrand
Elmont Memorial High School, The Elmont Phoenix
“Love Without Limits: Elmont Graduates Getting Married”

STUDENT ISSUES

1. Zoe Malin
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Cursive’s Final Curtain Call”

2. Nicole Rosenthal
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“20/29 Vision”

3. Emma Boskovski
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Lack of Designated Spots Drive Students to Park Illegally”

STUDENT PROFILE

1. Jenny Hickey
New Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot
“Diamond Girls Grow Up”

2. Christopher Alexander
Elmont Memorial High School, The Elmont Phoenix
“Student Spotlight: Munahil Sultana – Inspiring One Peer at a Time”

3. Cooper Bower
Kings Park High School, Kings Herald
“KPHS Legend Retires Mr. Pete Thompson”

TECHNOLOGY

1. Lucia Hu
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“The Dehumanization of Society”

2. Griffin Genet
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Wrestling With The Tesla”

3. Kylee Vasil
East Meadow High School, The Jett Gazette
“I’ll Never Let Go, (Headphone) Jack”

TRAVEL

1. Chris Hadsall
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Munich, Salzburg and Vienna: A Trip of a Lifetime”

2. Lauren Perez
North Shore High School, The Viking View
“Un Voyage D’une Vie”

3. Lauren Hochheiser & Brooke Blumberg
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Assisting the New Orleans Community, One ‘Mardis Gras’ Bead at a Time”

NEWSPAPER DESIGN / ILLUSTRATION & HEADLINE AWARDS

CARTOON

1. Lindsay Marrione
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“Election Night Reactions”

2. Kiera Pagano
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Let’s Hope the Russians Don’t Hack PowerSchool!”

3. Michael Dondero
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“Violence Is Consuming Our World”

CARTOON – ENTERTAINMENT

1. Marissa Marino
Kings Park High School, Kings Herald
“Mochie (Thanksgiving)”

2. Kiera Pagano
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Mudslinging 2016”

3. Michael Dondero
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“Spring Into Shape”

CARTOON – POLITICAL

1. Michael Dondero
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“Are Fur Coats Worth the Lives of Our Furry Friends?”

2. Lindsay Marrione
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“You Are Not Welcome Here”

3. Kaylee Ferraro
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Trump: Clinton’s Baggage”

COMIC STRIP

1. Marissa Marino
Kings Park High School, Kings Herald
“Mochie (Graduation)”

ILLUSTRATION

1. Mackenzie Lutz
Commack High School, The Courant
“Conspiring Against the Norm: Popular Conspiracy Theories”

2. Michael Dondero
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“Second View”

3. Matthew Wong
New Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot
“Honoring Legends”

ILLUSTRATION – NEWS

1. Tori Marzari & Kiera Derrig
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“See It, Hear It, Take It”

2. Lindsay Marrione
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“Brock Turner Should Still Be In Jail”

3. Katherine Curran
Smithtown High School East, The Matador
“Trump Firestarters”

ILLUSTRATION – GRAPHIC ART

1. Emma Casey
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“How to Spot Fake News”

2. Emma Casey
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Where Do They Stand?”

3. Kiera Pagano
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Catch a Wave”

GRAPHIC ART – SPORTS

1. Thomas Kozlowski & Jess Papavera
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Marauder Basketball 2017”

LAYOUT – ISSUE

1. Maroon Echo Staff
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Winter 2017 Issue”

2. Broadcaster Staff
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“February 2017 Issue”

3. Danielle Anzelone & Michael Riggi
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“January 2017 Issue”

LAYOUT – FRONT COVER

1. Afir Jakir
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Issue 3”

2. Michelle Zhang
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Senior Edition”

3. Sam Epstein & Amy Glanzer
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“February 17th Cover”

LAYOUT – FEATURE

1. Michelle Zhang
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Story of the Week – March 17, 2017”

2. Julia Camina
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Issue 3 – Doorways to Controversy”

3. Michelle Zhang
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Issue 4 – Pages 4 & 5”

LAYOUT – SINGLE PAGE

1. Michelle Zhang
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Homecoming Edition, Page 4”

2. Eleni Kothesakis
New Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot
“The Sharioot Front Cover – April Fools Edition”

3. Michelle Zhang
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Homecoming Edition – Page 8”

LAYOUT – SECTION

1. Danielle Anzelone & Michael Riggi
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Profiling The MHS Community”

2. Broadcaster Staff
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“Layout – Section (Sports)”

3. Arianna Dolan
Kings Park High School, Kings Herald
“Homecoming / Spirit Week”

PHOTO

1. Jackson Himonidis
East Meadow High School, The Jet Gazette
“Teen Spirit”

2. Alyssa Schmidt
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“We Fight the Fight: Team Doc (Jones Beach Walk)”

3. Danielle Anzelone
Massapequa High School, The Chief
“Stressed Out”

PHOTO – SPORTS

1. Diana Reyes
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Basketball Crowd”

2. Scott Engelhardt
Shoreham-Wading River High School, Wildcat Pause
“Competition Heats Up For Spring”

3. Ashley Mamys
Division Avenue high School
“Soccer”

PHOTO ESSAY

1. Maroon Echo Staff
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“Checkmate”

2. Taylor Kozak, Defne Duyku & Sarah Bloom
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“East Islip Homecoming 2016”

3. Taylor Kozak
East Islip High School, The Broadcaster
“2017 EIHS Fashion Show”

NEWSPAPER SPECIAL SECTIONS AWARDS

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

1. Abha Japi & Anush Shah
New Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot
“December 2016 Entertainment”

SPORTS

1. Maroon Echo Staff
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“BSHS Sports – Basketball”

2. Emma Casey & Mike Lamanno
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“The Scoop Page”

3. The Roundup Staff
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Colts Corner Podcast”

OPEN CATEGORY

1. Maroon Echo Staff
Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo
“The Road to the White House”

2. The Courant Staff
Commack High School, The Courant
“The Rant”

3. Madison Ugan, Peter Markotsis, Olivia Genovese & Katie Napolitano
Cold Spring Harbor High School, The Harbor View
“Homecoming Fall 2016”

SPECIAL ISSUE / MAGAZINE

1. Michelle Zhang
Half Hollow Hills West, The Roundup
“The Roundup Senior Edition”

2. Horizon Staff
Lynbrook High School, Horizon
“Senior Edition”

ONLINE AWARDS

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

1. Austin Krach
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Reboot or Bust”

2. Emily Disman
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“13 Reasons Why: A Story That Needs To Be Told”

3. Jolie Freedman
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Lady Gaga Gives Fans a ‘Million Reasons’ to Support Her Comeback”

PHOTO SERIES

1. Rachel Schier
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Ben & Jerry’s Core Flavors Tasting”

2. Maryanne Mahoney
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Enigmatic, Electric, Enlightening: Electricity”

3. Rachel Schier
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“There’s Always Room for Dessert”

FEATURE

1. Rachel Rosenstein
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Mediterranean Snack Bar: Not Your Typical Greek Diner”

2. Lauren Peller
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“A Hidden Gem in Heckscher Park”

3. Rachel Rosenstein
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“The Shake Shack Attack Comes to Melville”

EDITORIAL

1. Andrew Yanover
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Two Too Many”

2. Andrew Yanover
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Yes We Khan”

3. Alyssa Schmidt
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird
“Cover Girl’s New Cover Boy”

NEWS SITE

1. Thunderbird Staff
Half Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird

2. The Chief Staff
Massapequa High School, The Chief Online

3. The JerEcho Staff
Jericho High School, The JerEcho

VIDEO AWARDS

DOCUMENTARY

1. Peter Ingenito
Nassau BOCES Joseph M. Barry Career and Technical Education Center
“Behind The Glasses (How I Learned To Overcome a Disability)”

2. Matt Davis
Nassau BOCES Joseph M. Barry Career and Technical Education Center
“One Last Run”

3. Jessica Gerbe
Nassau BOCES Joseph M. Barry Career and Technical Education Center
“Baldwin Juniors”

NEWS STORY

1. Irene Jiang, Daniel Choe & Muhammad Asif
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“Fly Fishing Reeling in Students”

2. Lauren Steinberger & Alexa Albicocco
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“Having a Say About The New Chick-Fil-A”

3. Jayden Kupferman & Leetal Prezelmayer
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“Let the Battles Begin”

FEATURE STORY

1. Katie Leigh, Jordana Pearlman & Emily Nelson
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“Uncovering Above”

2. Larry Ding, Jason Choi & Yash Kumar
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“Working on Water Wellness”

3. Amanda Solomon, Dani Chipman, Jordyn Malone, Emma Newman, Lindsay Tanney & Lauren Marmann
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“Keeping Up With Jordyn”

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

1. Muhammad Asif
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“A Passion for the Saxophone”

2. Ryan Boico, Tyler Scher, Joe Niemir, Michael Ohabi & Kunal Galani
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“JHS Cops”

3. Michelle Tiango, Abby Harris, Sydnie Boule, Amanda Scheman & Breana Hancock
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“Senior Fitness Frenzy”

SCHOOL SPIRIT

1. Michelle Zhang
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Homecoming Court 2016 – Meet the Candidates”

2. Michelle Zhang
Half Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup
“Valentine’s Day Special”

3. Katie Leigh, Jordana Pearlman & Emily Nelson
Jericho High School, The JerEcho
“Uncovering Above”

Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer
Photographer: Jonathan Heisler, Hofstra University Photographer

Long Island Concerts & Events May 29-June 1

2017 Long Island Memorial Day Parades

Alejandro Aviles
This Cuban-American jazz saxaphonist will lead his quartet in performing the music of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz, Warne Marsh and others. Treme – Blues and Jazz Club, 553 Main St., Islip. tremeislip.com Free. 7 p.m. May 31.

SoulFire
Spiritual teacher, yogini, mother, author, pirate, energy healer and awakened being of the new heaven and the new earth, SoulFire, will be speaking and signing her memoir, Fearless Freedom Becoming SoulFire: book 1. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. bookrevue.com Free with purchase of book. 7 p.m. June 1.

Games We Play
This South Florida Pop Punk band will rock out with And Then There Were None, Fawkes, Jarrett & Kevin, A Fighting Chance, Scared20 and A Place To Hide. Revolution Bar & Music Hall, 140 Merrick Rd., Amityville. revolutionliny.com 7 p.m. June 1.

The Illusionists
Direct from Broadway, the world’s best-selling magic show is coming to Long Island! Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville. tillescenter.org $39-$99. 7:30 p.m. June 1.

Craig Robinson
Star of NBC’s hit television show The Office, Craig Robinson is taking his stand-up act to Long Island. Governor’s Comedy Club, 90 Division Ave., Levittown. govs.govs.com $34. 7, 9:30 p.m. June 1.

2017 Nassau County Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged
Athletes will compete in track, field, slalom, archery, swimming, wheelchair basketball and table tennis. Participants, ranging from ages 5 to 21, face disabilities including blindness, visually impaired, deaf, hearing impaired, spinal cord injured, amputees and those who have cerebral palsy, dwarfism and other physical challenges. Mitchel Athletic Complex, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniondale. nassaucountypcgames.com June 1-3.