Journalism & Media

May 28, 2021

Slawson, Andy

Andy Slawson Induction Year: 2020 Location: Bay Shore Role: Journalism/Media Andy Slawson, a Bay Shore native, is best known for his decades of service to high […]
May 20, 2021

Herrmann, Mark

Mark Herrmann Induction Year: 2020 Location: Center Moriches Wing: Journalism / Media Mark Herrmann, the pride of Center Moriches,  joined Newsday in 1983 and was one […]
June 2, 2019

Costas, Bob

Bob Costas Induction Year: 2019 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Commack Bob Costas is one of the most well known sports broadcasters in American history. He […]
March 2, 2018

Gentile, Laura

Laura Gentile Induction Year: 2016 Category: Journalism / Media Location: Sachem Laura Gentile is a former three-sport athlete at Sachem High School, where she excelled in […]
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

David Weiss Induction Year: 1999 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Oakdale Weiss grew up in Nassau County, but has been a Suffolk County resident for many […]
February 7, 2018

Usher, George

George Usher Induction Year: 1995 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Seton Hall Born in Patchogue on May 1, 1931, George Usher attended St. Francis elementary school, […]
February 7, 2018

Sarra, Gregg

Gregg Sarra Induction Year: 2012 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Newfield Gregg Sarra is a journalist and editor at Newsday. Sarra was instrumental in expanding Newsday’s […]
February 7, 2018

Papanek, John

John Papanek Induction Year: 2013 Category: Journalism and Media Location: Patchogue John Papanek began his journalism career in 1967, when he was a student at Patchogue […]
February 7, 2018

Lang, Jack

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

Landers, Barry

Barry Landers Induction Year: 2000 Category: Media In 1967, Landers 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 Bob Herzog, who was born in the Bronx, grew up in Dix Hills and attended Commack […]
February 7, 2018

Forbes, Gordon

Gordon Forbes Induction Year: 2001 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Patchogue-Medford Attended Patchogue High School in the 1940s. Graduated from Duke University in 1955, after two […]
February 7, 2018

Fanelli, Joe

Joe Fanelli Induction Year: 1992 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Bay Shore Fanelli attended Bay Shore High School. He spent nearly 40 years in the weekly […]