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Poppie's Personal Trainer

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.30.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

At the advanced age of 61 (my age is advancing while the rest of me is regressing), I am happy to say that I don't need to join a health club. That's...

'Chloe and Poppie Go to the Aquarium'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.14.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Accompanying us on this exciting excursion were my younger daughter, Lauren, known to Chloe as Mommy, and my son-in-law Guillaume, aka Daddy.

"Scents and Sensibility"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima For nearly three decades, my loyal, intelligent and, let's face it, masochistic readers have said that I stink. This time, they're ri...

"The Polo Pony Whisperer"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.08.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima A horse is a horse, of course, of course, and no one can talk to a horse, of course -- unless, of course, you're a newspaper columnis...

Town That Voted To Ban Booing Reverses Decision

AP | Posted 05.21.2013 | New York

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — A New York town's board members have decided it's OK to boo at their meetings – but only if it's done politely. The Riv...

Town Bans Booing At Board Meetings

Newsday | Mitchell Freedman | Posted 05.07.2013 | New York

You can applaud the Riverhead Town board, but you can't boo. At least, not at its meetings in Town Hall. The town board voted, 4-1, Tuesday to adopt ...

'Stepping Out With LeBron'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.19.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If the shoe fits, get LeBron James to buy it for you. That's what I wanted to do recently when I went to the Nike Factory Store in Riverhead, N.Y., to purchase a pair of sneakers.

High School Student Athletes Suspended For Tebowing

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 12.16.2011 | Sports

Visitors to can see images from around the world of people striking the signature pose -- going down on one knee and putting head in hand...

Keeping Afloat: Why Supporting Small, Local Commercial Fishermen is Important [Video]

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

I met up with Phil Karlin a couple weeks ago to learn all about small, family-owned commercial fishing operations in the New York area.

Google Earth Used To Find Unlicenced Pools

NY Convergence | NY Convergence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A town on New York's Long Island has been using Google Earth to find pools that don't have proper permits. The town of Riverhead has used the s...

City Officials Target Illegal Swimming Pools Via Google Earth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. - A town on New York's Long Island is using Google Earth to find backyard pools that don't have the proper permits. The town of River...

Highschool Shooting Planned In Long Island

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — A teenager plotted with another to pull off a Columbine-style attack on his former high school, authorities on New York's Long...

Diary Of An Insomniac: How I Survived The Wee Hours

Amy Hertz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Hertz

I started to think about all the other insomniacs like me who were sitting up feeling lonely, depressed, stressed out and wondering how they would function the next day.

Free Drug Kits Offered By Sheriff Vincent De Marco To Parents

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — A New York sheriff is using money seized from drug dealers to buy drug-testing kits that he will distribute free to parents. ...