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PCLI Members on the Move: David Reich-Hale

Former PCLI board member David Reich-Hale, business editor of Newsday.com, is now a business reporter for the newspaper. Reich-Hale was previously the Regional Editor for Aol/Patch.com’s Long Island operation, as well as the editor of Long Island Business News. He will be covering a wide variety of business topics, including banking, finance, health care and the […]

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Vaccaro named SPJ Associate Regional Director

PCLI President Chris Vaccaro was named Associate Region 1 Director of the Society of Professional Journalists at this week’s Excellence in Journalism conference in New Orleans. Vaccaro, who has served as PCLI’s president since 2014, is also the advisor for Hofstra University’s student SPJ chapter. Additionally, he chairs the SPJ Region 1 Mark of Excellence awards program […]

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PCLI named SPJ National Large Chapter of the Year

The Press Club of Long Island has been named a National Large Chapter of the Year by the Society of Professional Journalists. The honor was announced today at SPJ’s Excellence in Journalism conference in New Orleans. PCLI shares the recognition this year with Florida’s pro chapter. PCLI was runner-up for National Chapter of the Year […]

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PCLI spurs new historic sign for The Long-Islander

The Press Club of Long Island has had its second historical marker placed, this time in Huntington to commemorate the spot where Walt Whitman first published The Long-Islander in 1838. Press Club board members were joined by U.S. Rep. Steve Israel, Huntington Supervisor Frank P. Petrone and Councilman Mark Cuthbertson, and representatives from the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association on […]

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Hall of Famer Kieran Crowley dies at 66

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of longtime journalist and author Kieran Crowley, who passed away this week after his battle with leukemia. He was 66. Crowley is a member of the Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame. He will be missed. Crowley, a New York Times bestselling author, worked for […]

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