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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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  • 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...
  • Sen. Shirley Huntley Tried To Hold Mayor Bloombergs Education Bill Hostage

    Sen. Shirley Huntley Tried To Hold Mayor BloombergÂ’s Education Bill Hostage
    A key figure of mayoral control over New York's schools offered to support Mayor Michael Bloomberg's bill to extend his authority over the city's public schools--on the term that City Hall fires the principal of a Queens school where her daughter is...
  • Bus Driver Accused of Taping Student's Mouth Shut

    Bus Driver Accused of Taping Student's Mouth Shut
    A Long Island school bus driver was taken into police custody Monday night after he allegedly taped shut the mouth of a 10-year-old boy while driving him home from school, Suffolk County police said. The incident reportedly occurred Jan. 15 when Norman...
  • 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...
  • Cops: Mom Smokes Pot In Home, Leaves Baby In Car

    Cops: Mom Smokes Pot In Home, Leaves Baby In Car
    A Long Island mom was nabbed by Suffolk County police Monday after allegedly leaving her one-year-old son alone in the car for more than 40 minutes, while she went inside their home to smoke marijuana. Karen Edelman, 43, was charged with endangering...
  • Hasta la vista, Field's

    When Federated Department Stores Inc. announced Tuesday that it would change the name of Marshall Field's stores to Macy's, more than 1,500 people e-mailed the chicagotribune.com message board. Here are some of their comments: It's hard to fathom why...
  • Discount retailers add Santa Claus

    Department stores and shopping malls long have enjoyed a holiday advantage: Santa Claus. The same parents who bought toys at Wal-Mart would take the kids to Macy's to sit on Santa's lap and have their picture taken. This year, though, they won't have to...