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Mike is the editor and publisher of greaterbayshore.com. Send him your story ideas and news tips. The Greater Bay Shore coverage area runs from the Robert Moses Causeway to Heckscher State Parkway. firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Donnelly, a lifelong resident of Long Island's South Shore, is a passionate educator, rescue mom, and a wine and cheese aficionado. She lives in Brightwaters with her chiweenie, Portia, and two ornery cats.
Tiffany Rivera is a Bay Shore native and a mother of two now living in Medford. She's also the founder of the Patchogue Moms group.
Nick Esposito is a Long Island native who studied journalism at St. Joseph's College in Patchogue. He's a huge fan of sports and storytelling. You can also hear him talking sports on LI News Radio 103.9 FM from 10 a.m. to noon on Sundays.
greaterbayshore.com is an independent news service, engaging a local audience daily with interesting stories, photos and events coverage, magazine style.
BJ Gamboa is a craft beer aficionado who lives in Patchogue and does his best to drink Main Streets dry. See more of his writing at beerzombie.blogspot.com.
Jennifer Mercurio is the owner of Lasting Impressions Photography, a family and children's portrait studio in Bay Shore. Jennifer has dedicated her career to her clients and their children, with an emphasis on children with special needs. She lives in West Islip with her husband and two daughters.
Karl Grossman has been a reporter in Suffolk County since 1962 and has received many honors, including the George Polk Award. He's also a Press Club of L.I. Hall of Fame inductee. Grossman teaches at SUNY/Westbury and is the author of six books. He lso hosts the nationally-aired TV program “Enviro Close-Up.” Email: email@example.com
John Murray, III is the owner of Kilwins Babylon Village and Kilwins Patchogue Village. He and his wife, Lauren, live in Wantagh. When not serving chocolate and fudge, you can find him high-fiving Jason Aldean in the pit at Jones Beach Ampitheater.
Su-Jit is a believer of traveling globally and eating locally, spending her days (and nights) writing about both. Advocacy for our community's small businesses is another passion that fuels her work as a columnist for Edible Long Island and the founder of the Long Island Brunch Project at www.librunch.com.
Kareema Charles is an alumni of Stony Brook University's School of Journalism. She currently works for the Faculty Student Association at Stony Brook University as the Producer of Broadcast Media Communications.
Christopher Verga is a local historian and American history lecturer at Suffolk County Community College. He's also the author of Civil Rights on Long Island (2016), which is part of the Images of America series.
Bernadette Smith is an organic gardener, life-long tree hugger and certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach here on Long Island. She offers free 30-minute Health Discovery Sessions and can reached through Facebook or by emailing SimplyNourishedHome@gmail.com
Emily Mancini is from Smithtown and will be completing her graduate studies at Binghamton University this spring.
Melissa Kuehnle is a lover of all things edible and blogs about food from the South Shore of Long Island and beyond at yumness.wordpress.com.
Michael Busch is an award-winning photographer from Brookhaven Hamlet who specializes in landscape, seascape, wildlife and aviation photography. Follow his Great South Bay Images all over social media.
Through her recurring column “In Tune,” musician and writer Jacqueline Routh will be reporting on the hottest performers from across the South Shore and greater Long Island music scene.
Doris Kennedy is the owner of Kennedy L.I. Realty, Inc. of Bay Shore, and the president of the Islip Chamber of Commerce.
James Skidmore is a music and arts impresario, chairman of the Alive After Five festivals and co-founder of Fathom Clothing. He believes art is a movement and has the power to change our world.
Drew Budd is a Patchogue native and a staff sports reporter and photographer at The Southampton Press.
Contributing writer Pat Whitlock is a resident of Brookhaven Hamlet. She has served on the Board of Directors of RSVP Suffolk since 2008 and was recently elected Vice President of the Board.
Stephanie DeJoseph is a self-proclaimed Drama Mama and theater enthusiast who lives with her husband and two kids in Bay Shore, her home for over two decades. She is also President of Theater Sponsors of Bay Shore.
Eric Powers is a biologist and outdoor educator. He offers educational services, from live animal shows to foreign excursions, through his company Your Connection To Nature. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joseph Pinciaro is a former editor at Times Review Media Group who previously worked with Patch.com. Follow him on Twitter @cjpinch.
Rick Mescallado of Rainmaker Media Solutions, Inc., of Bay Shore, is a project coordinator, technical expert and graphic designer.