Lowe’s popular, quirky columns were published in Newsday, the Long Island Press and Neighbor Newspapers over a career in journalism that spanned over 40 years.
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The columns often detailed Lowe’s off-beat, slice-of-life encounters with his fellow Long Islanders, as well as hard-to-believe-it’s-true narratives of everyday people.
He also wrote a book, Ed Lowe’s Long Island.
Lowe joined the Long Island Press in December 2004 after establishing himself as Long Island’s preeminent storyteller with Newsday. He was the subject of a Press cover story early in his tenure, and his columns ran regularly in the Press from 2005-07.
Lowe had been in declining health in the latter years of his life. In addition to his battle with liver cancer, Lowe suffered a stroke in 2008.