Tag Archives: Long Island History

Local Photographer Sean Raynor

Meet Sean Raynor! He’s a local photographer who went to the Brentwood school district. Raynor’s talent is evident through his work. To check out Raynor’s work, and for business inquiries, check out his page on instagram @internal.vision

Shoot him a DM!

Concert photo: https://www.instagram.com/p/CW926Xogzz-/

Young Fox: https://www.instagram.com/p/CezoVzfDYoB/

Older Fox: https://www.instagram.com/p/CG50BmPgC6b/

Camp Hero: https://www.instagram.com/p/B5WbtDoA1FB/

Long Island City: https://www.instagram.com/p/BhadzS1AuWx/

Bridge: https://www.instagram.com/p/CfvBDFgDGk-/



Long Island Legends

Do you know the spooky stories that haunt Long Island? Join DJ and Sam while they explore the ghost, ghoul, and strange stories of the island.

DISCLAIMER: The opinions and information expressed in this podcast are for entertainment purposes only. They do not reflect the opinions or views of the Brentwood Public Library or its employees.

References: https://brentwoodpubliclibrary-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/suebel_brentwoodnylibrary_org/EY9DR8zOPLtDphdRXX0mOrUBUdsf30IQewFtpKwhQQ90FA?e=CLXXh8

Links to Music Used in the Episode:

Bludgeon (Side A) by Bound Unto Root: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/bound-unto-root/the-golden-pith/bludgeon-side-a-1/

The Vampire’s Coffin by Haunted Corpse: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Haunted_Corpse/Dirges_for_the_Undead/Haunted_Corpse_-_Dirges_for_the_Undead_-_08_The_Vampires_Coffin_1263/

An Ocean in Outer Space by HoliznaCC0: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/holiznacc0/stranger-than-fiction-halloween-sci-fi/an-ocean-in-outer-space/


Interview with Youth Mentor and former NFL Star Gary Brown

Gary Brown spends his days trying to give back to his community and inspire the youth of today to dream big. How did Gary Brown become an inspiration and a mentor to many? Listen to Brown speak about his life and the events in it, that made him the man he is today.

Find Gary’s book here!

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Reflections-Champion-Gary-Lee-Brown/dp/1662478569/ref=asc_df_1662478569/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=598233672180&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=12598861813074722910&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9004488&hvtargid=pla-1722690692864&psc=1

Brentwood Stories – Episode XV

Our next guest for our Brentwood BIOS series is home grown artist Diego Garcia. Diego’s art had been featured in exhibitions across long island, New York City and more, and in today’s episode I was blessed with the privilege of learning more about Diego’s art, his roots in Brentwood and his early influences and inspirations.


Follow Diego on Instagram @diegoagc

Brentwood Stories – Episode XIV

Today is the first episode of the new Brentwood bios miniseries where we feature a memorable member of the Brentwood community. Some individuals have grown up here and even more have found themselves an inseparable part of the Brentwood community through their lives and actions 

For today’s interview me and past Brentwood stories guest Celia Vollmer check in with Robert Kannert, a former page and library clerk currently working for the Brentwood school district. Me and Celia, Roberts’ former supervisor, catch up with him as he shares some of his memories of Brentwood. 

Brentwood Stories – Episode XIII

In today’s episode of Brentwood stories, I sit down with Joshua Castellanos and Juan Delgado. If you have ever listened to the Brentwood library’s other podcast, Average Brentwood Teens, then Joshua and Juan may already familiar to you thanks to their regular appearances. The two friends have also been recently featured in Newsday for their STEM research in conjunction with Stony Brook University and The BioBus, a traveling research laboratory that provides science research opportunities to students across New York. Joshua and Juan discuss their work on average Brentwood teens, their friendship and their lives and futures in Brentwood and beyond.

Brentwood Stories Episode I – part II

Long time Entenmann’s employees Bruce and Horace share stories about the chocolate room, cake theft, and the debacle that was fat free all butter loaf.

Brentwood Stories Episode 1 – Entenmann’s Bakery

Librarian Peter Ward discusses the history of the famous Entenmann’s bakery on Fifth Avenue. He is joined by fellow librarian Peter Carmona, an audience of Brentwood library patrons, and a table full of Entenmann’s cake.