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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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  • Engaged: Megan Strasdauskas & Brian Nee

    Engaged: Megan Strasdauskas & Brian Nee
    This couple is expressing the easy, relaxed nature of their relationship with a "beach-y chic" wedding in Ocean City. Wedding date: October 27, 2012 Her story: Megan Strasdauskas, 27, grew up in Towson. Her mother, Leslie Wright, is community...
  • Mayor's adviser on crime resigning in June

    Mayor's adviser on crime resigning in June
    Top City Hall official Sheryl Goldstein, who served as a liaison between the mayor's office and the Baltimore Police Department, plans to resign next month — a decision she made public hours after Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III...
  • 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....
  • Miss Shirley's breakfast of champions

     
    Food Network Magazine -- magazine, who knew? -- names the tastiest breakfast in every state in the July/August issue that hits newsstands next week. "Food Network Magazine traveled to every state in the country, looking for the one breakfast you......
  • 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...
  • Robber Returns Money to Store Clerk 6 Months Later

    Robber Returns Money to Store Clerk 6 Months Later
    SHIRLEY, NY -- A grateful shoplifter has returned the favor to a New York convenience store owner who showed him compassion during an attempted robbery earlier this year. It all started in May when Mohammad Sohail was closing his Shirley Express...