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After years of filling the role of Editor in Chief at LongIsland.com, Cait Russell is now the Director of Operations for Long Island Media, Inc. As part of her new role, she manages content development for LongIsland.com, including creating new guides, and facilitating breaking news coverage. Cait is passionate about providing Long Islanders with the quality resources & information to make the most out of life on the Island. Contact her at Cait@longisland.com.
Kelly Tenny is a native Long Islander began writing for LongIsland.com in the Spring of 2014. She received her B.A. in Communication Arts & Photography from Dowling College, and is very passionate about both photography and writing. When Kelly isn't out hiking through local trails and parks she's out exploring the Eastern Forks of Long Island. Kelly can be reached at KellyT@longisland.com.
Chris Boyle has been writing for LongIsland.com since 2015, and enjoys covering a variety of topics, ranging from investigative news, to the latest entertainment stories.
Wendy Lau is a native New Yorker. She currently covers the Hot Spots & Night Life section's "Weekly Watch" and "Weekend Watch" as well as local news. You can also catch her at LongIslandYellowPages.com where she is a columnist providing weekly information on savings opportunities and places to visit for dining, family fun and entertainment. Wendy can be reached at WendyL@longisland.com
Christian Abbatecola is a staff writer for LongIsland.com and has previously written for other publications including Best Buy Mobile Magazine. A life-long techie, he regularly keeps track of advancements in new technologies and developments in the mobile world; he also takes an interest in a variety of other topics ranging from sports and local news to national and international affairs. Christian can be reached at ChrisA@LongIsland.com.
Chelsea attended St. Joseph's College with a Major in English and a concentration in Journalism, and plans on returning to her studies in the near future. Writing is one of her main passions in life – she finds it therapeutic and calming to put pen to paper. Her ultimate goal is to one day become a full time writer, contributing to publications on numerous media platforms. Chelsea can be reached at Chelsea.Triola@longisland.com.
Lyndsay McCabe is a freelance writer and regular contributor to LongIsland.com's News Section. She is a Long Island native who graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in Education and English. She is incredibly passionate about issues affecting education, the special needs population, and the environment. Lyndsay can be reached at LyndsayM@longisland.com.
Sharon Lindell is a writer for LongIsland.com, and you may have seen her recently at one of the many events we've attended at the LongIsland.com booth, as she often represents us on the road! She is a Long Islander born and raised and loves to visit museums all over the Island. When not writing, she is a passionate educator teaching English. Sharon can be reached at SharonL@longisland.com.
Sandi Stelmach is currently a 3rd year student at Stony Brook University, studying Journalism. She has lived on Long Island her whole life, and is fluent in Polish, as well as French. She has a true passion for writing, and takes pride in being thorough and informative in her articles. Sandi can be reached at SandiS@longisland.com
Nicole Kohn is currently working toward a Journalism degree at Stony Brook University, where she has written over 30 articles for two of the school’s publications. She is a copy editor for The Statesman, and also contributes to the paper’s Arts & Entertainment and Opinion sections. In addition to being a full-time student, Nicole is also working on her first novel, and enjoys writing movie and book reviews. Nicole can be reached at NicoleK@longisland.com.
Eric Anderson is a freelance journalist from Babylon, NY. A native Long Islander, Eric graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego and has written for several publications throughout New York State. Eric can be reached at EricA@longisland.com