author: Boomer Ball
Larry Levy was a political columnist for Newsday for most of his career but always dreamed of being a sportswriter. When he isn’t risking injury or embarrassment on a baseball field, he is executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University.
author: LI’s Health Industry
A Long Island native, Karen Jones, is a freelance lifestyles journalist who has covered travel, food, technology, arts & entertainment and non-profits for over ten years. Her byline has appeared in The New York Times, Newsday Super Lawyers, Parade Magazine, Reader’s Digest and more.
author: Garden Style
Tom Mirabella is President of LIHome411.com, a directory of prescreened home improvement contractors on Long Island that specializes in helping homeowners find the right contractors for any job.
Gary Lupton grew up amidst major cultural and political upheaval, and reinvention in apartheid Cape Town, South Africa. Those images of hope, often juxtaposed against devastation, which colored his daily upbringing, are reflected in his photography today, which strives to convey a sense of the beautiful and interesting, be it familiar or alienating. garylupton.com.
Maria Orlando Pietromonaco currently writes for Image Magazine, Boating Times LI, the LI Wine Council and Dan’s Papers. She is the author of two books and has also written for Newsday, Hampton Family Life and The Village Times Herald.
author: Fad Diets
When close to deadline, in the very death-lock of the assignment, writer Zach Napolitano handles his unpitying pen coolly and off-handedly, as a whistling tinker his hammer.