Press Club of Long Island

No. 315: Governor Cuomo’s spending habits, Captain Kirk’s weekend plans and live from The Spur sports desk

Survival instinct: Well done, dear reader – you’ve made it to the end of another busy workweek. Your instincts are formidable indeed. It’s June 15 out there, and while the exact date is unknown, today is the traditional anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s famous kite-with-a-key-in-a-lightning-storm experiment. Take your pick: It’s also Arbor Day in Costa Rica, Engineer’s Day in Italy and National Beer Day in the UK. We’ll be in the pub. History lesson: School’s about…


Extra, extra: The Delphian is LI’s best collegiate read

By GREGORY ZELLER // Add some Adelphi University gold to the old gag about “black and white and read all over.” The Delphian, official student newspaper of the Garden City-based university, has been named Long Island’s best college newspaper of 2018 by the Press Club of Long Island, out-paging a host of periodicals published by larger Island schools. The PCLI dished out more than 200 first-, second- and third-place awards to professional and student journalists,…


Plugging yesterday’s cinema in the land of tomorrow

By GREGORY ZELLER // Generations collide, in more ways than one, at Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre, a retro movie theater using a decidedly 21st century method to promote its yesteryear content. The theater, founded in 1973 by Vic Skolnick and Charlotte Sky to promote an eclectic mix of classic, international and arthouse films, has been stoking its passion for the silver screen’s golden era in a manner befitting the Digital Age: a twice-monthly (or so)…