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March 13, 2017

Long Island governments get a C in Press Club Open Records Report Card

An unprecedented audit by the Press Club of Long Island on the responsiveness of 195 municipalities and agencies to New York State Freedom of Information Law requirements revealed almost two-thirds failed to respond to requests for public records before the deadlines set by the law while almost half did not provide a list of documents they’re required to maintain. And almost one-third of the villages did not provide a required written FOIL policy, although these policies are already in their municipal codes. The overall average grade that Long Island local governments and agencies received for FOIL compliance is a C.
March 6, 2017

PCLI approves new scholarship donations

The Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) board has agreed to increase its donation for the Robert W. Greene Summer Institute at Stony Brook from $1,000 […]
February 22, 2017

The media are not an ‘Enemy of the People’

Dear President Trump, Decades before our Founding Fathers gathered in Philadelphia to define the limits of government through a new constitution, the concept of an unabridged […]
December 28, 2016

Should PCLI bring back annual holiday show?

There has been considerable chatter over the last year about whether or not the Press Club of Long Island should bring back its annual holiday show. […]
November 26, 2016

PCLI board member Brinton named Executive Editor of Herald Community Newspapers

Scott Brinton, a board member of the Press Club of Long Island and inductee of the Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame, has been appointed executive […]
October 16, 2016

PCLI Members on the Move: David Reich-Hale

Former PCLI board member David Reich-Hale, business editor of, is now a business reporter for the newspaper. Reich-Hale was previously the Regional Editor for Aol/’s Long […]
September 20, 2016

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, […]
September 18, 2016

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 […]
August 20, 2016

PCLI named finalist for Chapter of the Year

The Press Club of Long Island has been named as a finalist for SPJ National Large Chapter of the Year. The winner of the national recognition […]