Tag Archives: Long Island history

Long Island History And The ‘New’ Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Eternal Flame!

Iwo Jima and the Greatest Generation

Yesterday I had the great privilege of attending the dedication ceremony for the Eternal Flame that honors our nations veterans at the newly renovated Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum! Of course the ceremony had the expected parade of local dignitaries and politicians step to the microphone, but more importantly you had the veterans from WW2 through Iraq […]

The Jewish deli: The end of an era on Long Island?

Jewish delis becomming an endangered species

The Jewish delicatessen, once a staple on Long Island, is slowly disappearing from view! Growing up on Long Island there was nothing like a trip with my parents to the local kosher deli for a hot pastrami on rye with spicy mustard. It was as we say a taste sensation that would only get to […]