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Shirley

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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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  • 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...
  • On the Town: Dancing up a storm at the Ford

    On the Town: Dancing up a storm at the Ford
    While some had no choice but to stand due to a sell-out, standing-room-only house, even those with seats at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre took to their feet in a standing ovation following the Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre’s “Dance in the...
  • Accused Of Corruption, NY State Sen. Shirley Huntley Surrenders To Attorney General

    Accused Of Corruption, NY State Sen. Shirley Huntley Surrenders To Attorney General
    A state senator from Queens is in a bit of legal hot water. State Senator Shirley Huntley is surrendering to the attorney general as a result of a corruption investigation into non-profits. Just after 7 a.m. Monday Huntley, family members, and supporters...
  • NYS Senator Charged In Charity Corruption Investigation

    NYS Senator Charged In Charity Corruption Investigation
    Cuffed, but not cowering, New York State Senator Shirley Huntley turned herself in at the Nassau County Courthouse today to face charges that she funneled taxpayer money to a phony charity and then tried to cover it up. She tried for the sunny demeanor...
  • 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...