Journalism & Media

March 2, 2018

Gentile, Laura

Laura Gentile Induction Year: Category: Journalism / Media Location: Sachem Laura Gentile is a former three-sport athlete at Sachem High School, where she excelled in field […]
March 2, 2018

Cimini, Rich

Rich Cimini Induction Year: 2016 Specialty: Journalism / Media Location: Sachem Rich Cimini started his career in journalism as the editor-in-chief of his high school newspaper […]
February 7, 2018

Weiss, David

Inducted in 1999 – Grew up in Nassau County but has been a Suffolk County resident for many years. He was the host of the top-rated […]
February 7, 2018

Usher, George

Inducted in 1995 – Born in Patchogue, he attended St. Francis elementary school, Seton Hall H.S. and St. John’s & Adelphi Universities. He enlisted in the […]
February 7, 2018

Sarra, Gregg

He is a Newsday columnist and their High School Sports Editor. He is also the Long Island correspondent for the MSG Varsity channel, a Cablevision 24-hour […]
February 7, 2018

Papanek, John

Inducted – 2013 – He began his journalism career back in 1967, when he was a student at Patchogue H.S. He reported on the school’s sports […]
February 7, 2018

Lang, Jack

Jack Lang Induction Year: 2003 Category: Journalism Location: Fort Salonga  A resident of Fort Salonga, he was a baseball writer in New York for 42 years. […]
February 7, 2018

Landers, Barry

Barry Landers Induction Year: 2000 Category: Media In 1967 he began his long association with Suffolk County sports when he was hired by WGLI radio to […]
February 7, 2018

Kirkman, Ed

Ed Kirkman Induction Year: 1990 Category: Journalism Location: Medford Ed Kirkman was a journalist for more than 40 years at the New York Daily News and […]
February 7, 2018

Herzog, Bob

Robert “Bob” Herzog Induction Year: 2015 Category: Media Location: Commack Before starting his career at Newsday, as a sports copy editor, in 1976, he attended Commack […]
February 7, 2018

Forbes, Gordon

Inducted in 2001 – Attended Patchogue H.S. in the 1940s. Graduated from Duke University in 1955, after 2 years in the Army Signal Corps. Began his […]
February 7, 2018

Fanelli, Joe

Joe Fanelli Induction Year: 1992 Category: Journalism & Media Location:Boy Shore Inducted in 1992 – Attended Bay Shore H.S. – Spent nearly 40 years in the […]
February 7, 2018

Clark, Charles H.

Charles H. Clark Induction Year: 1993 Category: Auto Racing Location: Inducted in 1993 – He was Newsday’s auto-racing writer for over 30 years – Served as […]
February 7, 2018

Burns, Bob

Rob Burns Induction Year: 1991 Category: Journalism & Media and Community Location: Riverhead Rob Burns attended Riverhead High School and graduated from Hobart College in 1942. He […]
February 7, 2018

Barbanell, Jim

Jim Barbanell Induction Year: 1994 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Bellport Jim Barbanell attended Bellport High School and studied journalism at New York University. He helped […]