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 […]

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 […]

2009 Suffolk County Elections

September 2010 Update: 2010 primary election results for Suffolk County: here. Link to 2009 General Election Results at Suffolk BOE: here. ________ Kimberly says: There is so little exciting or worthwhile in the Suffolk County elections this year. The only thing that interests me is making a small gesture of disapproval to the Democrats and […]

Long Island issues: garbage and energy and incinerators

This kind of issue is not glamorous, though, it is integral to local politics. And, the environmental implications are what make or break our contribution to our own health, and to the next generations. Hope you will take the time to read the whole article. (Excerpt from) Newsday LI sees new interest in waste-to-energy plants […]

4:19pm: Round-up of voting anecdotes on Long Island

[For Voter Support in Suffolk County, call: (631) 650-2301. A grassroots volunteer can try to answer questions about voting rights and voting rules.] I have to admit, Newsday has interesting coverage and lots of video of voting places on Long Island. There synposis is: “Turnout Through The Roof”. Here are my anecdotes garnered from my […]

Eve of the debate presidential forum: notes and talking points

Notes (and probably actual campaign talking points) gathered at a debate-eve forum: Islip Chamber of Commerce Presidential Debate Tuesday, October 14, 2008 Long Island, New York Assemblyman Phil Boyle representing John McCain Mark Cronin representing Barack Obama Because both of the candidate representatives in this debate are important people, and have been with the campaigns […]

Bob Westcott visits the Babylon Greens

Seen at the Pisces Cafe: Great set, including some old stuff we never heard before. And, of course,  the catchy title tune from his new album Falling from Graceland.  Besides the Greens from Babylon, there were people from Islip, Brookhaven, Huntington and Nassau. peace peace peace peace peace peace peace peace

Coalition tries to revive Edgewood truck-rail plan — Newsday.com

Coalition tries to revive Edgewood truck-rail plan — Newsday.com Posted using ShareThis Some overview and more background from KW: Community activists and environmental groups pushed hard to take back the Edgewood Preserve. The land was supposed to be given to the state for open space, and simply was not deeded correctly. It belongs to the […]

Spring ’08 film group in Islip

Updated:Movies we will discuss on April 2, 2008: No Country for Old Men – Cloverfield – Vantage Point – Doomsday The Bank Job – Jumper – 10,000 B.C. – The Spiderwick Chronicles Political movies: Sicko, Fahrenheit 9-11, Bowling for Columbine Directors: David Lynch, Stanley Kubrick, Sergio Leone Upcoming movies: Billy Jack for President, Chronicles of […]

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