Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame Debuts – Long Island Press

by | Nov 24, 2022 | Entertainment

The Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame (LIMEHOF) now has a permanent home in Stony Brook, where the public can learn about local music and entertainment legends upon its grand opening Friday.This nonprofit organization founded in 2004 with a mission to celebrate Long Island’s musical heritage has been searching for the right space to call its home. They finally found it at the Ward Melville Educational and Cultural Center, a stately 8,800-square foot colonial style building anchoring Stony Brook Village, located at 97 Main St.in Stony Brook.
The melding of LIMEHOF with WMHO is the brainchild of Gloria D. Rocchio, president of Ward Melville Heritage Organization who said, “When I heard that LIMEHOF was looking for a permanent home, I called its chairman, Ernie Canadeo, and the rest is history.”
This Stony Brook Village location is the perfect spot for the home of the Hall of Fame with its active, picturesque center abounding in restaurants, shops, parks and near other LI cultural attractions including The Long Island Museum, The Jazz Loft and The Reboli Center.
On Nov. 22, the media was invited to a star-studded ribbon cutting ceremony that included previous inductees to the HOF including members of Twisted Sister, Blue Oyster Cult, Vanilla Fudge, Zebra, Bonnie Parker, Paula and Carol Magic Gardens, Jen Chapin and Elliot Murphy. Also in attendance to celebrate the festivities were Supervisor of the Town of Brookhaven, Edward P. Romaine, and Brookhaven Town Councilmember Jonathan Kornreich. Acclaimed …

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