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Mike is a Bayport resident and the founder of Greater Long Island Media Group, LLC. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nick Esposito is Greater Long Island's content manager and an award-winning journalist who studied at St. Joseph's in Patchogue. He's a fan of sports and storytelling. If you have story ideas, please e-mail him at email@example.com.
Alyssa Vera is a journalism student at St. Joseph's College in Patchogue. She lives in Medford and is a 2011 graduate of Longwood High School.
BJ is a craft beer aficionado who lives in Patchogue and does his best to drink Main Street dry. Follow him on Twitter @BeerZ0mbie.
Emily Mancini is from Smithtown and is a graduate of Binghamton University. She also has a superb command of the English language.
Melissa Kuehnle is a Medford resident and lover of all things edible. She blogs about food from the Greater Patchogue area and beyond at yumness.wordpress.com.
Lon Cohen is a content producer and reporter living in Mount Sinai, NY.
Benny Migs operates a full service photography studio in Patchogue Village where he offers photography and filmmaking services. He can be reached at 631-831-8858. Or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
James Skidmore is a music and arts impresario, chairman of Alive After Five and co-founder of Fathom Clothing. He believes art is a movement and has the power to change our world.
Mike Sorrentino is a Patchogue-Medford High School 2005 graduate and the founding editor of the Patchogue and Medford Patch news websites. He still blogs for Patchogue-Medford Library. Sorrentino is also an associate editor for the technology website CNET. He can often be found running around Patchogue's Main Street and enjoys traveling.
Jacqueline Routh is a contributing writer and photographer. Through her recurring column "In Tune," she reports on the hottest shows and performers from across the South Shore and greater L.I. music scene.
Christine Brody is a longtime Patchogue resident with degrees in both advertising and education. She’s also a certified yoga instructor, which comes in handy for bending over backwards for her family. Christine secretly hula hoops and hides vegetables in her children’s baked goods, all in the name of fitness and health.
Elizabeth Rogers is a public affairs specialist for Fire Island National Seashore, which is based in Patchogue, N.Y. Look for regular contributions from her and other staffers at FINS.
Tiffany Rivera is a GreaterPatchogue.com contributor and the founder of Patchogue Moms on Facebook. She works in Patchogue Village.
Brian Harmon, a former New York Press Association Writer of the Year, was a reporter and assistant metro editor at the New York Daily News and an award-winning journalist at The Detroit News. He grew up in Patchogue and is the editorial director at St. Joseph’s College.
Karl Grossman has been a reporter since 1962. He also teaches journalism as a full professor at SUNY/Westbury. He has received a George Polk Award and is a Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame member. He is the author of six books and the host of the nationally-aired TV program “Enviro Close-Up.”
Christopher Verga, Ed.D, is a local historian and American history lecturer at Suffolk County Community College. He's also the author of Bay Shore (2017) and Civil Rights on Long Island (2016), which are both part of the Images of America series.
Drew Budd is a Patchogue native and a staff sports reporter and photographer at The Southampton Press. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Matthew Ambrosio is a creative native of Long Island who lives in North Babylon. Matthew presents his broad body of knowledge and experiences with a fresh, original and realistic style. As an apparel entrepreneur, professional makeup artist, lifestyle enthusiast, foodie, educator and wannabe farmer, no topic is off limits.
Dwight Lee Wolter is pastor of The Congregational Church of Patchogue at 95 East Main Street in Patchogue, N.Y. He also blogs at dwightleewolter.com.
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.
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.
Kareema Charles is a broadcast journalist and a recent graduate of Stony Brook University's School of Journalism. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contributing writer Pat Whitlock is a resident of Brookhaven Hamlet and a Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional (CRMP®) who has been originating reverse mortgages exclusively since 2005. She can be reached at email@example.com or 631-873-8277.
Joseph Pinciaro is a former editor at Times Review Media Group who previously worked with Patch.com. Follow him on Twitter @cjpinch.
Krista Stucchio is a food fiend with a passion for photography. You can find her scrolling through Instagram, eating a burger with the works, or sifting through the racks of a funky thrift store. She's always looking for wow food, so shoot her an e-mail with your recommendations: firstname.lastname@example.org. Find her on Instagram @hashtagfoodpic.
Luke Ormand is an environmental analyst for Brookhaven Town and a nature and wildlife photographer from East Patchogue, focusing on birds, landscapes and the best the Island has to offer.
Melissa Caprisecca creates clothing and apparel for the Greater Long Island Media Group store. She lives in Terryville with her son, Michael.