Category:People from Lido Beach, New York
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The following 10 pages are in this category, out of 10 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 10 pages are in this category, out of 10 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Lido Beach, New York – Lido Beach is a hamlet and census-designated place in Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 2,897 at the 2010 census, Lido Beach is located in the Town of Hempstead. Lido Beach is located at 40°35′17″N 73°37′29″W, between Long Beach and Point Lookout. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has an area of 4.3 square miles. Lido Beach was developed by William H. Reynolds, in the early 1900s, the 39-year-old former state senator and real estate developer had already developed four Brooklyn neighborhoods, as well as Coney Islands Dreamland, the worlds largest amusement park. Reynolds also owned a theater and produced plays, the dredging made the island more accessible to leisure boating. The Lido Beach community was named after a villa in Venice, as of the census of 2010, there were 2,897 people,1,249 households, and 813 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,666.0 per square mile, there were 1,403 housing units at an average density of 806. 8/sq mi. The racial makeup of the CDP was 96. 11% White,0. 57% African American,1. 59% Asian,0. 78% from other races, hispanic or Latino of any race were 2. 87% of the population. 24. 6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13. 1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older, the average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.93. In the CDP, the population was out with 21. 8% under the age of 18,4. 3% from 18 to 24,21. 0% from 25 to 44,31. 6% from 45 to 64. The median age was 46 years, for every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males, the median income for a household in the CDP was $86,769, and the median income for a family was $107,365. Males had an income of $77,193 versus $68,542 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $47,604, about 1. 8% of families and 2. 9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 4. 3% of those age 65 or over. Surfing is not allowed on Lido Beach but is permitted at Lido West, media related to Lido Beach, New York at Wikimedia Commons
2. Larry Brown (basketball) – Lawrence Harvey Larry Brown is an American basketball coach, who was most recently head mens basketball coach at Southern Methodist University. He is the coach in basketball history to win both an NCAA national championship and an NBA title. He also won an ABA championship as a player with the Oakland Oaks in the 1968–69 season, and he is also the only person ever to coach two NBA franchises in the same season. Before coaching, Brown played collegiately at the University of North Carolina and he has been a basketball coach since 1972. Brown was enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach on September 27,2002, Brown is Jewish, and was born in Brooklyn, New York. A5 ft 9 in point guard, he attended Long Beach High School and then played at the University of North Carolina under legendary coaches Frank McGuire and Dean Smith. During that time Brown was selected for the 1964 Summer Olympics team, on which he played and with which he won a gold medal, Brown was named MVP of the ABAs first All-Star Game in 1968, and was named to the All-ABA Second Team the same year. Brown led the ABA in assists per game during the leagues first three seasons, and when he ended his career, Brown was the ABAs all-time assist leader. His total of 2,509 assists places him seventh on the ABAs career list, Browns first head coaching job was at Davidson College in North Carolina in 1969. Unfortunately for Wildcat fans, it would only last during the summer offseason, Brown moved on to the ABA and coached with the Carolina Cougars and then the Denver Nuggets, who later joined the NBA in 1976, for five and a half seasons from 1974 to 1979. He then moved on to coach for UCLA, leading his freshman-dominated 1979–80 team to the NCAA title game before falling to Louisville, 59–54. However, that appearance was vacated by the NCAA after two UCLA players were found to be ineligible—one of the few times a Final Four squad has had its record vacated. Brown was the coach for the NBAs New Jersey Nets for two years following that, from 1981 to 1983. Brown began his tenure at the University of Kansas, replacing the fired Ted Owens, who had overseen back-to-back losing seasons in 1981-82 and 1982-83. In the meantime Brown signed the most coveted high school player in the country, Danny Manning, to play for KU after signing his father, Ed Manning, perhaps Browns finest team at Kansas was the 1985-86 team. This squad put together a 35-4 record, the first 30-win season in KU history, in the 1987-88 season, Kansas got off to a mediocre 12–8 start, including 1–4 in the Big 8, and the end of the Jayhawks 55-game homecourt winning streak in Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas then proceeded to defeat 11th-seed Xavier, 14th-seed Murray State, and 7th-seed Vanderbilt before meeting rival Kansas State, KU upset the 4th-seeded Wildcats 71-58 in the Elite Eight to reach the Final Four in Kansas Citys Kemper Arena. Once there, Kansas upset the East Regions #2 seed Duke, 66-59, Manning, who scored 31 points and grabbed 18 rebounds in the final, was named Most Oustanding Player of the Tournament
3. Lou Fine – Lou Fine was born in either the Manhattan or Brooklyn boroughs of New York City, the son of a house painter, Meyer, who was possibly a Russian immigrant. Fines mother died while Fine was attending Cooper Union college, studying engineering and he had an older brother, Sam, who died in October 2000, at age 86, and a sister. According to Fines son Elliot, Lou Fines family lived in the Brooklyn neighborhood of East New York and it was a tenement Jewish neighborhood back then. Either at about age two or in his teens, Fines left leg became crippled by polio. Fines first published comics art was the strip Wilton of the West in Fiction Houses Jumbo Comics #4, other early pseudonyms Fine employed were Curt Davis and Basil Berold. Eisner would later say, I had respect for his kind of draftsmanship. He was the epitome of the honest draftsman, no fakery, no razzle-dazzle — very direct, very honest in his approach. For publisher Everett M. Fine became particularly prominent as a cover artist, some of these were reprinted in Qualitys Police Comics and The Spirit comic book, where Fines work continued to appear through 1949, five years after Fine had left comics. Joe Simon, an artist and the first editor of Marvel Comics and he was also Jack Kirbys favorite artist. I know that Jack was a fan of and greatly influenced by Fine’s work, leaving comic books in 1944, Fine segued into newspapers by drawing Sunday advertising comics. Starting out at Johnstone and Cushing he formed his own company with Don Komisarov whom he had met doing The Throp Family for Liberty Magazine in 1946. He had many accounts, but his two most enduring were the series he did for Philip Morris and the Sam Spade strip for Wildroot haircream (samples of both on the Fabulous Fifties and he later drew the comic strips Taylor Woe, Adam Ames and Peter Scratch. Fine also worked on the strip Space Conquerors in the magazine Boys Life from the late 1960s until his death, by the late 1960s, Fine lived in affluent Lido Beach, New York, on Long Island, owning two houses there. Friend and collaborator Gill Fox described them as, One for his wife, atlas Comics, The Top 100 Artists of American Comic Books, #10 - Lou Fine, By God, Lou Fine could draw. One of comics first illustrative stars, he influenced and astounded such later greats as Alex Toth, Jim Steranko and his covers alone during the 40s stand as some of the best-designed and most exciting work ever produced for any comic book publisher. Fines Spirit work has been reprinted in DC Comics hardcover collections The Spirit Archives vols,5 to 9, spanning July 1942 to December 1944. Selections of Fines other comics works, including the Flame, Doll Man, Uncle Sam, the Ray, archived from the original on September 24,2010. Peter Scratch, created by Elliot Caplin and Lou Fine, archived from the original on September 24,2010
4. Tommy Lucchese – Thomas Lucchese was a Sicilian-born American gangster and founding member of the Mafia in the United States, an offshoot of the Cosa Nostra in Sicily. From 1951 until 1967, he was the boss of the Lucchese crime family, Gaetano Lucchese was born on December 1,1899 to Baldassarre and Francesca Lucchese in Palermo, Sicily. The surname Lucchese suggests an origin from the Sicilian city of Lucca Sicula. In early 1911, the Lucchese family emigrated to the United States, Luccheses father Giuseppe worked hauling cement. Lucchese worked in a shop until 1915, when an industrial accident amputated his right thumb. After his accident Lucchese spent more time with his friends, Lucchese along with Charlie Lucky Luciano, formed the 107th Street gang. Members of the gang stole wallets, burglarized stores, and engaged in other hustles, the 107th Street gang operated under the protection of Bronx-East Harlem family boss Gaetano Tom Reina. By the age of eighteen, Lucchese had started a window washing company in East Harlem, in 1920, Lucchese was arrested in Riverhead, Long Island on auto theft charges. During his booking, a police officer compared Luccheses deformed hand with that of Mordecai Three Finger Brown, the officer nicknamed Lucchese Three Finger Brown, an alias that Lucchese always disliked. In January 1921, Lucchese was convicted of theft and sentenced on March 27,1922 to three years and nine months in prison. Lucchese served thirteen months at Sing Sing Correctional Facility before he was paroled and it would be Luccheses only conviction. Lucchese was released from prison in 1923, three years into prohibition and his old friends Charlie Luciano, Frank Costello, and Meyer Lansky had become partners with Jewish gangster Arnold the Brain Rothstein selling bootleg alcohol. During the 1920s, Lucchese became an ally of Lucianos. In August 1927, Lucchese was arrested under the alias of Thomas Arra, on July 18,1928 Lucchese was arrested along with his brother-in-law Joseph Rosato for the murder of Louis Cerasulo, the charges were later dropped. In 1930, the Castellammarese War was being fought between two rival crime bosses in New York, Giuseppe Joe the Boss Masseria and Salvatore Maranzano, at this time, Lucchese and Tommaso Gagliano were both leaders in the Reina family, which was aligned with Masseria. However, Reina decided to change his allegiance to Maranzano because Masseria was demanding a large share of Reinas ice distribution business. Gagliano then told Masseria about Reinas betrayal in hopes of becoming the new boss of the Reina gang, on February 26,1930, Masseria gunman Vito Genovese shot and killed Reina outside his mistress apartment. Masseria then made his ally Joseph Pinzolo boss of the Reina gang, ignoring Gagliano, angry about being used, Gagliano and Lucchese formed a splinter group within the gang with Stefano Rondelli, Dominick Petrilli, and Joseph Valachi
5. Bruce Perens – Bruce Perens is an American computer programmer and advocate in the free software movement. He created The Open Source Definition and published the first formal announcement and he co-founded the Open Source Initiative with Eric S. Raymond. In 2005, Perens represented Open Source at the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society and he has appeared before national legislatures and is often quoted in the press, advocating for open source and the reform of national and international technology policy. Perens is also a radio operator, with call sign K6BP. He promotes open radio communications standards and open source hardware, Perens is currently CEO of two companies, Algoram is a start-up which is creating a 50-1000 MHz software-defined radio transceiver. Legal Engineering is a consultancy which specializes in resolving copyright infringement of Open Source software. Perens grew up in Long Island, New York and he developed an interest in technology at an early age, besides his interest in amateur radio, he ran a pirate radio station in the town of Lido Beach and briefly engaged in phone phreaking. Perens worked for seven years at the New York Institute of Technology Computer Graphics Lab, after that, he worked at Pixar for 12 years, from 1987 to 1999. He is credited as a studio tools engineer on the Pixar films A Bugs Life, Perens founded No-Code International in 1998 with the goal of ending the Morse Code test then required for an amateur radio license. Only then would it be possible for nations to strike all Morse Code requirements from their laws regarding radio amateur licensing. Perens lobbied intensively on the internet, at amateur radio events in the United States, with the possible exception of Russia, all nations have struck their Morse Code requirements. In 1995, Perens created BusyBox, a package of UNIX-style utilities for operating systems including Linux and he stopped working on it in 1996, after which it was taken over by other developers. Starting in 2007, several lawsuits were filed for infringement of BusyBox copyright and these lawsuits were filed by the Software Freedom Law Center, and some of the later managing developers of BusyBox. In 2009, Bruce Perens released a statement about the lawsuits, Perens supports enforcement of the GPL license used on Busybox. From April 1996 to December 1997, while working at Pixar, Perens served as Debian Project Leader. He replaced Ian Murdock, the creator of Debian, who had been the first project leader, in 1997, Perens was a co-founder of Software in the Public Interest, a nonprofit organization intended to serve as an umbrella organization to aid open-source software and hardware projects. It was originally created to allow the Debian Project to accept donations, in 1997, Perens was carbon-copied an email conversation between Donnie Barnes of Red Hat and Ean Schuessler, who was then working on Debian. Schuessler bemoaned that Red Hat had never stated its contract with the Open Source community
6. Rick Rubin – Frederick Jay Rick Rubin is a Jewish-American record producer and former co-president of Columbia Records. Along with Russell Simmons, Rubin is the co-founder of Def Jam Records, with the Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, and Run–D. M. C. Rubin helped popularize hip hop music, in 2007, MTV called him the most important producer of the last 20 years, and the same year Rubin appeared on Times 100 Most Influential People in the World. Frederick Jay Rubin was born in Long Beach, New York and grew up in Lido Beach and his father, Michael was a shoe wholesaler and his mother, Linda, a housewife. While a student at Long Beach High School he befriended the schools audiovisual department director Steve Freeman who gave him a few lessons in playing and songwriting. Their biggest claim to fame was being thrown off the stage at CBGB after two songs for brawling with the heckling audience and these hecklers were friends of the band instructed to instigate a confrontation so as to get the show shut down and create a buzz. Somewhat anecdotally, this story was confirmed in an interview with music journalist Zane Lowe. Although he had no authority in New York City, Rubins father traveled from Nassau County, New York, during his senior year, Rubin founded Def Jam Records using the schools four-track recorder. He moved on to form Hose, influenced by San Franciscos Flipper, in 1982, a Hose track became Def Jams first release, a 45 rpm 7 vinyl single in a brown paper bag, and no label. The band broke up in 1984 as Rubins passion moved towards the NYC hip hop scene, having befriended Zulu Nations DJ Jazzy Jay, Rubin began to learn about hip hop production. By 1983, the two men produced Its Yours for rapper T La Rock, and released it on their independent label, Producer Arthur Baker helped to distribute the record worldwide on Bakers Streetwise Records in 1984. Jazzy Jay introduced Rubin to concert promoter/artist manager Russell Simmons in a club, Simmons and Rubin edged out Jazzy Jay and the official Def Jam record label was founded while Rubin was attending New York University in 1984. Their first record released was LL Cool Js I Need a Beat, Rubin went on to find more hip-hop acts outside The Bronx, Brooklyn and Harlem including rappers from Queens, Staten Island and Long Island, which eventually led to Def Jams signing of Public Enemy. Rubin was instrumental in pointing the members of the Beastie Boys away from their roots and into rap. 1985s Rock Hard/Partys Gettin Rough/Beastie Groove EP by the Beastie Boys came out on the success of Rubins production work with breakthrough act Run–D. M. C, which previous recordings were produced by Russell Simmons and Orange Krushs musician Larry Smith. His productions were characterized by occasionally fusing rap with heavy rock, Rubin tapped Adam Dubin and Ric Menello to co-direct the music videos for the Beastie Boys Fight for Your Right and No Sleep till Brooklyn, effectively launching the bands mainstream hip hop careers. It was the idea of Rick Rubins friend Sue Cummings, an editor at Spin magazine, to have Run–D. M. C. and this 1986 production is often credited with both introducing rap hard rock to mainstream ears and revitalizing Aerosmith. In 1986, he worked with Aerosmith again on demos for their forthcoming album, in the same year, Rubin began his long musical partnership with Slayer, producing Reign in Blood, considered a classic of the heavy metal genre
7. Debbie Wasserman Schultz – Deborah Debbie Wasserman Schultz /ˈwɑːsərmən ˈʃʌlts/ is an American politician. Representative for Floridas 23rd congressional district, a member of the Democratic Party who served as chairperson of the Democratic National Committee from 2011 to 2016. Wasserman Schultz previously served in the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate and she is the first Jewish congresswoman elected from Florida. Her district covers parts of Broward and Miami-Dade Counties, including Fort Lauderdale and she was subsequently appointed honorary chair of the Clinton campaigns 50 state program. Born Deborah Wasserman in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, she is the daughter of Ann, from 1968 to 1978 the family lived in Lido Beach on Long Island. In 1978, her moved to Melville, also on Long Island. She received a Bachelor of Arts in 1988 and a Master of Arts with a certificate in political campaigning in 1990, both in Political Science, from the University of Florida in Gainesville. At the University of Florida, Wasserman Schultz was active in student government, serving as president of the Student Senate and the founder and president of the Rawlings Area Council Government. She was also a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa honor society, the James C. Grimm chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary, and she served as president of the Graduate Student Council and vice president of the UF College Democrats. She has credited her experience in student politics with developing her love for politics, Wasserman Schultz lives in Weston, near Fort Lauderdale. She is a mother of three and is married to Steve Schultz and she is an active member of the National Jewish Democratic Council, Planned Parenthood, and Hadassah. In March 2009, she revealed that she had seven surgeries related to breast cancer in 2008. That year, she promoted efforts for early screening for breast cancer, in 1988, Wasserman Schultz became an aide to Peter Deutsch at the beginning of his state legislative career. Wasserman Schultz won 53 percent of the vote in a six-way Democratic primary and she went on to win the general election. At age 26, she became the youngest female legislator in the states history and she served in the Florida State House of Representatives for eight years, and had to leave office due to state term limits. She became an instructor of political science at Broward Community College. With her experience in the Florida House, she ran successfully for the Florida State Senate in 2000 and she supported several bills including the Florida Residential Swimming Pool Safety Act and one creating a Childrens Services Council for Broward County. She received an award from the Save The Manatee Club for her commitment in the 2002 legislative session to manatee protection as a member of the Florida State Senate and she was appointed to the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee in her first term