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A personal invitation to PCLI’s Holiday Party

Dear Friend of Journalism, I’m Scott Brinton, president of the Press Club of Long Island, and I want to personally invite you to our Holiday Party on Dec. 5. It’s always a wonderful evening of fine food and drink, which for the second straight year will be held at Watermill Caterers in Smithtown. It’s a […]

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Covering the border — getting beyond the bluster, a panel discussion

Endemic poverty, gang violence and cartel shakedowns force tens of thousands of Mexicans and Central and South Americans to flee their homes annually for the relative safety of the United States. That story is well-known among many Americans. What is less understood is the history behind the chaos and the deep-seated economic issues south of […]

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PCLI wins SPJ Large Professional Chapter of the Year

The Press Club of Long Island, a chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, has won SPJ’s top honor — Large Professional Chapter of the Year — “in recognition of outstanding programs and activities that enhance professionalism, thereby contributing service to the society and the profession.” It is the second time in the last four […]

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Press Club, Freeport dedicate maker for WGBB

                                                              All photos by Diana DeRosa/PCLI PCLI board member David North unveiled a PCLI-funded marker for WGBB. Working with the Village of Freeport and the Freeport Historical […]

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Hofstra hosts High School Summer Journalism Institute

                                                                                    Photo by Scott Brinton/Hofstra and PCLI Among the participants in the Hofstra University […]

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