04/04/15 8:00am
04/04/2015 8:00 AM
This photo taken after the Shoreham-Wading River football team's L.I. championship victory won in the sports feature photo category in the New York Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest. (Credit: Robert O'Rourk, file)

This photo taken after the Shoreham-Wading River football team’s L.I. championship victory won in the sports feature photo category in the New York Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk, file)

Nine years ago, I attended my first New York Press Association convention.

I had just joined Times Review Media Group as a reporter and had no idea what to expect. What I found was a lot of newspaper people scared of the big, bad Internet.

With putting newspapers out each week, we have no way of updating a website, folks said. This is impossible. We will all go out of business.  (more…)

04/07/14 12:36pm
04/07/2014 12:36 PM
News-Review staff members accept the Stuart C. Dorman Award for Editorial Excellence from the New York Press Association. Pictured are general assignment reporter Paul Squire, government reporter Tim Gannon, education reporter Jennifer Gustavson, environmental reporter Carrie Miller, executive editor Grant Parpan, editor Michael White, managing editor Joseph Pinciaro, web editor Joe Werkmeister, publisher Andrew Olsen and account executive Joseph Tumminello.

News-Review staff members accept the Stuart C. Dorman Award for Editorial Excellence from the New York Press Association. Pictured are general assignment reporter Paul Squire, government reporter Tim Gannon, education reporter Jennifer Gustavson, environmental reporter Carrie Miller, executive editor Grant Parpan, editor Michael White, features writer Rachel Young, managing editor Joseph Pinciaro, web editor Joe Werkmeister, publisher Andrew Olsen and account executive Joseph Tumminello.

For nearly 40 years, the New York Press Association’s top editorial award has been named for a former publisher of the News-Review.

And for the first time ever, the newspaper has been named the recipient of the Stuart C. Dorman Award for Editorial Excellence.  (more…)