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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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  • 'The Real Indies: A Close Look at Orphan Films' takes in strays

    'The Real Indies: A Close Look at Orphan Films' takes in strays
    Lost works, home movies, industrial films, abandoned technologies and other assorted cinematic ephemera all fall under the umbrella of miscellany known as "orphan film." The strange mix of the odd and slightly sad gets its own festival at the Linwood Dunn...
  • 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...
  • Ron Palillo Memorial in NYC Oct. 3; Actor, Connecticut Native, UConn Grad

    Ron Palillo Memorial in NYC Oct. 3; Actor, Connecticut Native, UConn Grad
    A memorial celebration to honor the life and career of Cheshire Connecticut native Ron Palillo, best known as Horshack on TV’s "Welcome Back, Kotter" will be ob Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd St. in New York....
  • Leonard Kastle dies at 82; writer-director of 'The Honeymoon Killers'

    Leonard Kastle dies at 82; writer-director of 'The Honeymoon Killers'
    When Leonard Kastle's debut movie as a writer and director, "The Honeymoon Killers," was released in 1970, critics raved over the grimly realistic, low-budget, black-and-white crime drama about a lowlife lothario and his overweight nurse lover whose...
  • Martin Davidson, Sandy Davidson hope to sell home in West Hollywood Hills

    Martin Davidson, Sandy Davidson hope to sell home in West Hollywood Hills
    Director-writer Martin Davidson and his wife, residential and restaurant designer Sandy Davidson, have put their West Hollywood Hills home on the market at $1,995,000. The 1940 house was designed for a sculptor, and the two-story living room served as...
  • Joseph Wershba dies at 90; pioneering CBS producer

    Joseph Wershba dies at 90; pioneering CBS producer
    Joseph Wershba, a pioneering CBS reporter and producer whose work on Edward R. Murrow's "See It Now" series in the 1950s helped expose the McCarthy era's communist witch hunt and demonstrated the power of television, has died. He was 90. Wershba, a two-...
  • New half-naked photos: Rep. Weiner calls a news conference

    Rep. Anthony Weiner has called an afternoon news conference Monday amid a fresh round of sordid allegations involving the married congressman, including the release of a new set of photos that appear to show him posing shirtless. The website...
  • ‘Shout! The Mod Musical’ opens at Winter Park Playhouse

     
    Here's Friday's theater-page spotlight in the Orlando Sentinel's Calendar section. ‘Shout! The Mod Musical’ WHAT: “Shout! The Mod Musical” makes its Central Florida premiere at the Winter Park Playhouse Friday night. Created by...
  • Review: ‘Circle Mirror Transformation’ from Mad Cow Theatre

     
    Shirley, Vt., is the kind of town that has a gourd festival. “Gourd rides for the kids!” exclaims a video announcement before the start of the latest offering from Mad Cow Theatre. That’s “Circle Mirror Transformation,” which...
  • Oscars 2012: Shorts categories have multiple Irish, Canadian noms

     
    The 2012 Academy Awards nominees include multiple nominees from Ireland and Canada in the short film categories....