A lifelong resident of Amityville, Al has been involved with Long Island radio since the mid-1960s. His first contact with WLNG was during the mid-1970s when he was the Chief Engineer and Saturday night air personality at WGBB in Freeport. Paul Sidney liked the technique of sound of WGBB and asked Al to visit Sag Harbor and try to improve the sound of WLNG. From the mid-1970s to 1992, Al operated his own business of constructing and maintaining communications systems for many of the fire departments in Western Suffolk County. He became involved with WLNG again in 1981 on a part-time basis performing some technical maintenance and hosting an occasional Saturday Night Oldies Show. In 1992 he purchased a home in Sag Harbor and shared his time between Amityville and Sag Harbor. Al has been the host of WLNG's "Nightwatch" six nights a week since March 2003. Al is a substitute church organist at several churches. He is also a theatre organist and serves as the House Organist at The Sands Point Preserve and is one of the House Organists at Chaminade High School in Mineola Al is a 52-year member, Ex-Captain and a Chaplain of the Amityville Fire Department and belongs to many other organizations.