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Mineola, then and now

In November, I am going back to Mineola, NY, where I grew up in the 1960s and ’70s*. It is a two-square-mile village (nothing fancy, mind you)  built on the flat, grassy plains of Long Island, just a couple of miles from the border of the NYC borough of Queens and 16 miles from Manhattan. 278 more words

On being a photo-journalist

As a semi-professional wanna-be concert photographer, Ive often wondered about being a photo journalist.  Its one thing to be a blogger, and quite amateurish one at that, but taking it to the next level is quite another.   1,148 more words


A New Adventure in Our Continuing Adventure

Well, as of this morning, Susie and I have entered another new phase of our Adventure. For the last several years, we have been increasing our summer time spent in Ocean City. 600 more words

A Special Day

Mineola Residents Fight Village To Save Trees From Being Chopped Down

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Colossal, majestic trees have flanked Foch Boulevard in Mineola for years.

“The trees are an important thing to everyone,” said resident Frank Gunn. 314 more words


Rare Baby Cockatoo Stolen From Long Island Pet Shop

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A rare and valuable bird was discovered stolen on Long Island this past weekend – snatched from a pet store while cameras were rolling. 349 more words


Memorial Day 2017

This whole weekend carries many memories for me, as it was always one that seemed to make the D’Elias a typical American Family. In the early days of being a family, the weekend always started with a great fireworks display on the beach Friday night at Bar Harbor, on the Long Island Sound side of the Town of North Hempstead. 1,273 more words

A Special Day

Cat beat, burned by owner's boyfriend for 3 months: Nassau County DA

MINEOLA, N.Y. — A man faces a slew of charges after he allegedly beat and burned his girlfriend’s cat over a three-month period, causing the animal to suffer permanent disfigurement and scarring, the Office of the District Attorney Nassau County stated Friday. 348 more words

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