Tag: Rhode Island

Long Island Olympic Hopefuls Vie for Chance to Compete in Rio

The only athlete who made the cut by February was Bora Gulari, a skipper on the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team who's formerly from Long Island and now living in Detroit. Syosset native, WNBA all star and three-time gold medalist Sue Bird is expected to make the US women’s basketball team once the roster is finalized. Other locals facing Olympic trials on the road to Rio include 2012 Olympic racewalker Maria Michta-Coffey of Farmingville, boxer Cam Awesome of Uniondale as well as soccer players Crystal Dunn of Rockville Centre and Allie Long of Huntington.

Jackie O: LI’s First Lady

Most people might associate Jackie Kennedy Onassis with Cape Cod or Rhode Island, or sadly, Dallas, but Long Island had a lasting influence over the course of her life.

Long Island Clam Chowder: Secret Blend Slowly Catching On

“If you have one good soup and another good soup, how can it be bad if you mix it together?”

Hempstead Murder Suspect Nabbed in Rhode Island

Police said the alleged gunman fatally shot the 29-year-old victim three weeks ago.