Shoreham-Wading River graduate Gina Mingoia fulfilled a promise she made to Tom Cutinella.
In the summer of 2014, after they had both finished 10th grade, Tom made Gina promise that if she ever became famous, she would write him a song. READ
“Hey, hey, we’re The Monkees. And people say we monkey around.”
If you’ve been anywhere near a television set in the past 50 years, you’ve probably heard the theme song from “The Monkees,” a series that first aired in the 1960s and enjoyed syndication for decades. READ
Few get to meet their heroes. Even fewer get to portray them.
Music, said Gregory Garrett, can have a “tremendous” effect on people.
They crammed into every square inch of the bar at Outerbanks Restaurant, singing, celebrating and cheering on a night that felt like New Year’s Eve combined with a jovial karaoke party. Some came to witness history, some to cheer a friend, others to support a cause. READ
Editorials typically tend to focus on hard-hitting topics.
Hours after his Tuesday night show in Bay Shore wrapped up, Gene Casey pulled into his driveway at his one-acre Southold property, weary from the road.
He’d driven for more than an hour after the latest performance of his ubiquitous band, Gene Casey & the Lone Sharks. Now, after a quick run to the store for a bottle of white wine, he was ready for home.
Mark Gatz was a gentle teacher, a devout lover of jazz, an unyielding worker and — as one fellow musician put it — “the best saxophonist on Long Island.”