I will be one of the participating authors from the Long Island Authors Group Saturday, Nov. 3 from 2-5 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church’s annual Fall Author Fair at 270 South Broadway in Hicksville. I will be autographing my Vietnam memoir “Heroes to the End” (www.heroestotheend.com) for $20 and donating all proceeds to United Veterans Beacon House (www.uvbh.com). My memoir nominated as a possible winner of the best memoir award for 2018 by the Military Writers Society of America.
I am a 1966 graduate of Chaminade High School in Mineola, NY. I graduated from Nassau Community College in 1968 and Hofstra University in 1970. I was a sports reporter at Newsday from 1966-1999, covering 5 Super Bowls and 9 Stanley Cup Finals. I was a features desk copy editor from 2000 to Dec. 31, 2014, when I retired. I am married to Lynn, a social worker, since April 9, 1978, We have one son, Peter, 33, an air traffic controller in Ohio.