Articles by

Joe Werkmeister

03/25/16 12:13pm

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The fight to prevent Plum Island’s sale to a private developer — an effort local officials have been pushing for several years — received another boost this week from Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).  READ

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03/05/16 4:00pm

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On the final day of the 25th annual New Orleans Film Festival in October 2014, Joe Lauro sat next to a musical legend, a man synonymous with the city where music is a way of life. At the Carver Theater, Mr. Lauro’s documentary “The Big Beat” — a detailed look at the rise of boogie-woogie sensation Fats Domino — was set to premiere.  READ