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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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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Cops: Man Made Nearly 300 Phony 911 Calls

    Cops: Man Made Nearly 300 Phony 911 Calls
    A Long Island man is under arrest for making 31 false 911 calls over the past three weeks, and Suffolk County police believe he is responsible for up to 300 more phone calls. The stream of calls to 911 began on August 31, when the system became...
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  • 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...
  • Ex-Underwear Model Arrested, Charged In Bodega Robberies

    Ex-Underwear Model Arrested, Charged In Bodega Robberies
    A former teen underwear model who made headlines for hitting the sheets with a second-grade Queens teacher was busted Thursday for being part of a gang of crooks, police said. Joshua Walter, 20, was arrested on charges he and his alleged pistol-toting...