2011 Suffolk County Election Results (and Nassau County links)

2013 Suffolk County Election Results can be found at the Suffolk County Board of Elections: here. Also, some 2013 results and news stories at Long Island Press Elections Page: here. ______________________ Update 11/22/2011: Rep Croci wins Islip Town Supervisor Race. Story at Long Island Press: here. _______________________ At the top are links to official, Long […]

Suffolk Green Party cand Cesar Malaga (LD 14) on News 12

[vodpod id=Video.15489439&w=425&h=350&fv=] This is the News 12 debate with Cesar Malaga, the Green Party candidate running for the 14th legislative District in Suffolk County. He is the only Green Party candidate running on Long Island. Suffolk Legislative District 14…, posted with vodpod

Babylon asked to endorse Bring the War Dollars Home resolution video

Seven Babylon residents attended the Town Board meeting last night to request Babylon to join the other municipalities that have already endorsed the US Conference of Mayors resolution Calling on Congress to Redirect Military Spending to Domestic Priorities.  See the rest of the article at Babylon Town Board asked to pass US Mayors Bring the War […]

Babylon Town Board asked to pass US Mayors Bring the War dollars Home resolution

Lindenhurst, NY –  Seven Babylon residents attended the Town Board meeting last night to request Babylon to join the other municipalities that have already endorsed the US Conference of Mayors resolution Calling on Congress to Redirect Military Spending to Domestic Priorities.  The full text of the resolution is at the bottom of this post. Not surprisingly, six of […]

Edgewood Events: Planting Native Gardens 6/5/11

Upcoming events at Edgewood Preserve: Help Needed with Native Plant/Educational Gardens at Edgewood, June 5, 9:30 to 12:30pm. On Sunday, June 5, in honor of World Environment Day, we will begin the long-awaited planting in the fenced areas in the parking lot.  On Earth Day our wonderful volunteers cut, dug and pulled mugwort and then […]

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: Banjo, Shoreham thoughts, and a sing-a-long (via PeaceSmiths) 6/3/11

The PeaceSmiths June 2011 Coffeehouse is dedicated to the memory of Lisa Fishbein PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse Friday, June 3rd at 8pm with Music by Maria Fairchild A presentation: Shoreham and Spirituality with Peter Maniscalco Andy Greenhouse sing-a-long PLUS Open mic: Maybe you! Held at: The First United Methodist Church in Amityville, $7 suggested […]

Edgewood news 05/17/11

News from the Edgewood Preserve Spring Cocktail Party Fundraiser Canceled A reminder that the cocktail party scheduled for this Wednesday, May 18, has been canceled.  We are now getting a lot of last minute calls and e-mails about folks looking forward to the party.  Unfortunately, we did not get enough responders (either through rsvp, phone […]

I Know You Rider by Jim Frazzitta & Friends 10/30/10 video (& Gig tonite)

Jim Frazzitta, The Babylon Bean , 17 Fire Island Avenue, Babylon, NY 11702. Phone # : (631)587-7729.  8:00pm – 10:30pm. Jim Frazzitta http://www.myspace.com/jimfrazzitta & Friends perform “IKnow You Rider”  at the Grateful Shed Halloween Party in October 2010.  Frazzitta (guitar, harmonica, and vocals) is accompanied by Dave Cook (guitar), Alan Short (guitar) , Jill “Turtlehead” Decker (voacals, Dorthy […]

Libertarian Party of NY State Convention: Report and photos | Independent Political Report

Flickr Photos: here A quick report from Kimberly Wilder, contributor at Independent Political Report: I attended the Libertarian Party of New York State Convention as a press person and a third party activist (enrolled “blank/independent). These are some quick observations, which I will expand later in the post and/or comments section. Hope other people will […]

Video: Spring Swan

This Swan, moving through the water on a gray day, reminds me of the capricious way that Spring has unfolded here on Long Island this year. Contradictory, but satisfying, with the beauty being worth the wait. This footage was taken at Southards Pond in Babylon.

Happy New Year 2011: Fun, new music

Happy New Year! Some music to stir your heart…

Help for Wyandanch School District

Newsday reports: “Wyandanch’s board president says the system should close and send its 1,900 students to other districts nearby.” KW writes: I know that school district issues are complicated. School districts are not just bureaucracies, they are also quasi-governmental entities. Still, I think the bottom line of the current problem with the Wyandanch Schools is […]

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