Nicholas Hirshon

Nicholas Hirshon is the author of the only book on the history of Nassau Coliseum, "Images of America: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum" (Arcadia Publishing). He is currently a teaching fellow in the doctoral program at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.

Stories By Nicholas Hirshon

When the Long Island Coliseum Falls

On the eve of the New York Islanders’ departure for the hated big city, one super-fan looks back fondly at a hockey arena that doubled as a point of pride for NYC’s much-mocked suburbs.

The Secret Spot Hidden Below New York

A subterranean mystery lingering since the 1964 World’s Fair has baffled history buffs from Flushing to Florida.