Founded in 1838 by American poet and legend, Walt Whitman, The Long Islander has a rich tradition of providing readers in the Town of Huntington with the local news they need, when they need it, while simultaneously maintaining impeccable quality and an eagle eye to detail.
For just under 200 years, The Long Islander has consistently been a household name in Huntington. We do not take this legacy lightly, and our writers and staff work diligently to provide only the best news and local coverage possible.
Wherever you reside in Huntington, you can trust the newspapers of The Long Islander Group to readily provide you with all your local news needs!
Peter Sloggatt, Publisher & Managing editor
Peter Sloggatt is the publisher and managing editor for The Long Islander Group's newspapers. He was previously an editor and a reporter for other local newspapers and is the winner of numerous journalism awards from the New York Press Association. Peter has long been active with the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce. Peter also serves on the board of the Townwide Fund of Huntington and was one of the honorees for its 50th anniversary gala in 2010. In addition, he serves on the Huntington Station Awareness Day parade and festival committee, and in 2009 was appointed by the Town of Huntington to the Performing Arts Center Advisory Task Force as well.
Andrew wroblewski, Editor
Andrew Wroblewski is the editor at Long Islander News. He graduated Hofstra University with a bachelor's degree in print journalism. He worked for Newsday, where he contributed several news stories to the web and print arms of the organization. Afterwards, he joined Long Islander News as a reporter, rising the ranks to become its editor. His dedication to the Town of Huntington community drives him to make sure the best possible stories are delivered to the hands of the loyal followers of the organization he serves.
JAMIE AUSTIN, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICE
Jamie Austin is the Chief Operating Officer at Long Islander Group. Previously, was previously Director, Online Business Solutions at Protravel and before that Senior Vice President, Sales and Account Management at Austin Travel. Jamie is also Chairman of the Long Island Community Chest, parent organization to the LI Fight for Charity.
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