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Support Swells For Son Of LI Band Director Killed In Bus Crash: 'Carry On Gina's Legacy'
As students, colleagues, and loved ones gather to say their final goodbyes to a beloved high school band director killed in a New York bus crash, the community is coming together to ensure that her only child is taken care of financially.
Gina Pellettiere, age 43, of Massapequa, died Thursday, Sept. 21, when a charter bus carrying students from Farmingdale High School on Long Island to a band camp in Greeley, Pennsylvania crashed on I-84 in Orange County.
The rollover wreck also killed 77-year-old Farmingdale resident Beatrice Ferrari, a retired social studies teacher and longtime camp chap…
Popular Eatery Announces Fourth Long Island Location, Now In Patchogue
An innovative Italian restaurant with hundreds of five-star reviews and Instagram-able views will open a fourth Long Island location.
ITA Kitchen, which has locations in Bay Shore, Garden City, and East Moriches, will open up its newest spot on Friday, Sept. 29, this time at 69 East Main Street, Patchogue.
The eatery, which offers a variety of options for brunch, dinner, desserts, and drinks, has amassed over 55 thousand Instagram followers and gone viral on social media multiple times for its decadent pasta dishes served up in a bowl made of chicken cutlets.
“[I] went here to try the v…
These Long Island Pizzerias Named Best For Regional Styles, New Report Says
A new report by The Washington Post has recognized these Long Island pizzerias as among the best joints in New York State when it comes to certain regional pizza styles.
The four pizza joints earned recognition as part of a new national database by the Post that categorizes the best restaurants in each state specializing in Chicago, Detroit, Neapolitan, New York, Roman, Sicilian, and Tavern-style pizza.
According to the rankings, the pizzerias that are pros at serving up certain styles of slices are:
Eddie’s Pizza, located at 2048 Hillside Ave. in New Hyde Park, which specializes in ta…