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Media Awards congratulatory ads due May 24

The Press Club Media Awards are fast approaching – Thursday, June 6 at The Watermill, 711 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown. This is a must-attend event – where we honor the best in local journalism from the past year.  We also will induct 3 more into the prestigious Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame – PAT MILTON of CBS/AP, CAROL […]

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Interested in serving on the PCLI board?

The Press Club of Long Island Board is putting up the following slate at our upcoming Awards Dinner and Election, which will take place at the end of the evening. If you’re interested in running for the board or for an officer’s position, just contact our secretary, Diana DeRosa, at dderosa1@optonline.net. Officers President: Scott Brinton […]

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PCLI Awards Note: Correct Location is Watermill

IMPORTANT PCLI AWARDS NOTE: Please note that the invitations we mailed for Press Club’s Media Awards Dinner list the incorrect location. The dinner will be on Thursday, June 6 at The Watermill, 711 Smithtown By-pass, Smithtown.   We’re sorry for the confusion, but look forward to seeing you there, when we confer Media Awards to […]

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PCLI, Hamptons Doc Fest show ‘Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists’

From left: PCLI board member Brendan O’Reilly, Hamptons Doc Fest Executive Director Jacqui Lofaro, “Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists” co-director Steve McCarthy, Jimmy Breslin’s son Patrick Breslin and Pete Hamill’s brother Denis Hamill. Hamptons Doc Fest and the Press Club of Long Island presented a screening of the HBO documentary “Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists” at the Southampton […]

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Learning from history: Press Club’s statement on the Henry Reeves marker

The purpose of the Press Club of Long Island’s Historical Marker Program is to preserve the history of journalism in our region, and, we hope, draw attention to and spark interest in it so we can learn from it. We have previously erected markers about Walt Whitman, William Cullen Bryant, the creation of Newsday, and […]

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