Email: email@example.com // Phone: 631-276-1679 // Hometown: Levittown, NY // Current City: East Setauket, NY // Bio: A 2002 graduate of Hofstra University, Christine studied under two-time Pulitzer winning journalist Bob Greene and cut her teeth on the sports desk at Newsday. She joined Patch.com on a full-time basis in June of 2010. While she has been writing for newspapers and websites since the age of 12, Christine found her true inspiration for becoming a journalist in the book Savage Inequalities by Jonathan Kozol, which detailed the disparities in various public education systems in New York and New Jersey. // Beliefs: Registered Democrat who tends not to vote along party lines. Raised Catholic but has a multicultural family with several different religious affiliations represented.