Long Island Press

No. 304: The Piano Man ages, the yacht club sets a new course and Feinstein’s codebreakers show some real nerve

Happy National Bike to School Day: And a glorious National School Nurse Day to you, dear readers, part of what we trust is a peaceful and joyous National School Nurse Week. It’s May 9, 2018, and together we’re hurdling the hump of another busy week of Long Island socioeconomic progress. Drawing board: We come to you today on the 264th anniversary of a truly noteworthy innovation – the very first newspaper political cartoon, which appeared…


Jed Morey and the art of the publishing pivot

By GREGORY ZELLER // New York Financial Press, we hardly knew ye. But founder Jed Morey knew enough, at least, to clearly envision the best destiny for his startup alternative-news website – and it wasn’t reporting day-old deals and spinning market coverage just like everyone else. That would never do for Morey, the self-styled publisher of the Long Island Press and head of a namesake marketing/journalism empire with a reputation for the unconventional. So the…