On the latest episode of the Long Island History Project, we interview author and journalist Bill Bleyer about his long history covering the Island and uncovering its past.
Bill has written books on the Fire Island Lighthouse, Sagamore Hill, and Long Island and the Civil War. He was also a journalist at Newsday for over thirty years and played a key role in the production of Long Island: Our Story.
You’ll hear about working as a journalist on Long Island, his battle with Robert Moses, and more.
Listen to the podcast here.
The Long Island History Project is a podcast featuring stories and interviews with people passionate about Long Island history. It is co-hosted by librarian Chris Kretz and Connie Currie, president of the Sayville Historical Society.
Photo of Bill Bleyer, provided by Chris Kretz.