Alumnus Publishes Fire Island Lighthouse Book0 By
Bill Bleyer’s latest book, “Fire Island Lighthouse: Long Island’s Welcoming Beacon,” will be published by The History Press on May 10, 2017.
Bill Bleyer was a prize-winning staff writer for Newsday, the Long Island daily newspaper, for thirty-three years before retiring in 2014. He is the author of Sagamore Hill, published in 2016 by Acadia Publishing Inc., and co-author of Long Island and the Civil War, published in 2015 by The History Press, and has been published in Civil War News, Naval History, Sea History, Lighthouse Digest, the New York Times, Chicago Sun-Times, the Toronto Star and others. Bleyer graduated from Hofstra University and earned a master’s in urban studies at Queens College of CUNY.
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