One of the upsides(?) of not being prepared to go digital is local news (Storm Watch 7!). For whatever reason we’ve been taking in a lot of ABC 7 Eyewitness News at 5pm this week, which among the usual calamities on Long Island has also been featuring dispatches from N.J. Burkett who is reporting from Israel apparently he is the only local newscaster there. He is also twittering! Today’s highlight: “More tear gas. I have the flack jacket, but I left the gas mask at home on Long Island. about 9 hours ago from TwitterBerry.” You can find more here.