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Shirley

Shirley
Beginnings: Brooklyn native Walter Shirley caught his first glimpse of the Suffolk County woodlands that would later bear his name during World War I. Shirley was an Army private assigned as a bugler at Camp Upton. One night Shirley snuck out of camp to explore only to get lost in the vast wilderness.
Photo: Cruising down the the Carmans River (in a yellow kayak), Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, Shirley. (Newsday / Bill Davis)
Beginnings: Brooklyn native Walter Shirley caught his first glimpse of the Suffolk County woodlands that would later bear his name during World War I. Shirley was an Army private assigned as a bugler at Camp Upton. One night Shirley snuck out of camp to explore only to get lost in the vast wilderness.
Photo: Cruising down the the Carmans River (in a yellow kayak), Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, Shirley. (Newsday / Bill Davis)
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  • Actor Recovering After Being Hit By Car While Walking In Manhattan

    Actor Recovering After Being Hit By Car While Walking In Manhattan
    Actor Michael Mckean, known for his roles in "Laverne & Shirley" and "This is Spinal Tap", is recovering Wednesday a day after he was struck by a car and injured while walking at the corner of Broadway and West 86th St. McKean, 64, was crossing the...
  • Cardinal Dolan's Mom Has Passport Ready For Trip To Rome

    Cardinal Dolan's Mom Has Passport Ready For Trip To Rome
    From her home in Washington, Missouri, the 82 year old mother of New York's Cardinal-Designate, Timothy Dolan, told PIX 11 she's got her passport ready for the trip to Rome next month, where she will see Pope Benedict the XVI elevate her 61 year old son...
  • Nancy Ruth Galloway

    Nancy Ruth Galloway
    Nancy Ruth Galloway Aug. 9, 1929 - March 3, 2012   Nancy Ruth Galloway, 82, a 44-year resident of South Laguna Beach, died peacefully in her home March 3, 2012.  She was surrounded by her loving family and her prized books and artwork.   A longtime...
  • Cops: Woman Encouraged Daughter, 12, To Fight Classmate

    Cops: Woman Encouraged Daughter, 12, To Fight Classmate
    Suffolk County Police announced the arrest of a Long Island woman Tuesday who they say encouraged her 12-year-old daughter to fight a fellow classmate. According to authorities, 32-year-old Daphne Melin, of Shirley, egged on her child to attack another...
  • Mom Busted Shooting Heroin While Son Sat In Backseat: Cops

    Mom Busted Shooting Heroin While Son Sat In Backseat: Cops
    A Long Island woman was busted by police right as she was prepping to shoot up with heroin inside her car with her baby sitting in the back seat. According to Suffolk County Police, Crystal Webberly, 29, of Shirley, was spotted by officers sitting in her...
  • George Perle dies at 93; theorist and composer championed atonal music

    George Perle, the American music theorist and scholar who was widely regarded as the composer who put a human face on atonal music, has died. He was 93. Perle died Jan. 23 at his home in New York City after a long illness, according to his wife, Shirley....
  • Father Overdosed On Heroin While Caring For Children

    Father Overdosed On Heroin While Caring For Children
    A Shirley man was arrested and charged Sunday after he overdosed on heroin at his home while looking after his children, Suffolk County Police said. According to authorities, officers discovered Thomas Koch unresponsive at the Lombardy Drive home at...
  • Tuesday's Democratic National Convention schedule

    TELEVISION COVERAGE: The network news channels (ABC, CBS, NBC) will offer nightly prime-time coverage of the convention from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The cable news channels (MSNBC, CNN, Fox) will broadcast live from Denver and offer round-the-clock coverage....
  • Golisano: No endorsements in Skelos, O. Johnson races

     
    Missing from last week???s string of endorsements in State Senate races by Rochester billionaire Thomas Golisano were two prominent Long Islanders ??? Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and Sen. Owen Johnson (R-West Babylon). James T....
  • Investor sues MICG, CEO for $1.45M

    A Newport News investor has filed a $1.45 million lawsuit against financial services firm MICG Investment Management, its CEO and the firm that provided MICG's audits and accounting services. The investor, Shirley Hatten of Newport News, contends in...
  • Local judges say they can't hear MICG lawsuit

    Local judges say they can't hear MICG lawsuit
    All five judges of the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court in Newport News have recused themselves from hearing a lawsuit filed by a Newport News investor against MICG Investment Management, its CEO and the firm that provided MICG's audits and accounting...
  • Christine Quinn Weeps Over Same-Sex Marriage; Protesters Rally

    Christine Quinn Weeps Over Same-Sex Marriage; Protesters Rally
    New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn broke down at the podium of a press conference Thursday morning when asked about the Senate's rejection of the same-sex marriage bill. "My father is 83-years-old. Kim's father is 83-years-old," Quinn said...