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    Please visit our Etsy shop at: Wilderside Vintage and Antique Jewelry
    To sparkle up your Winter wardrobe, or get a jump on Spring, Wilderside announces our new vintage jewelry shop.
    Choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle on the planet. Remembering the Waste Hierarchy Triangle, folks who love the planet should always try to…”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Making sure to share or donate your own jewelry, and trying to buy vintage rather than new, is a way to help the environment.

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    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Wilderside Ltd presents its second eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? ($2.99) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

    The eBook is currently available on Amazon for Kindle;  Barnes & Noble Nook;  and Smashwords independent EBook seller for $2.99, and anyone can read it using their Kindle/Nook Reader, smart phone, or computer. Next up...more platforms to come.

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Election Night musings and links

To see how the election has affected the Peace Index, see post and chart at Peace Couple: here. National results which include third parties at Politico: here. 2012 Suffolk County Election Results at the Board of Elections: here Voting is brisk on Long Island. At the left is a photo of our polling place in […]

Silent protest to end “stop and frisk”

Father’s Day is a wonderful day to stand up for ourselves and our neighbors. Hope you will consider going to this historic event. And, think about bringing your father along! Silent March To End Stop and Frisk Sunday, June 17th at 3pm in New York City (with buses from Long Island) The website for this […]

Friday 6-1-2012 PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse Friday, June 1st at 8pm First Fridays, Oct to June Next Coffeehouse Oct. 5, 2012 Save-The-Date 6/1/2012 featured: John Myles, Original singer and song writer. His song ‘Invisible Man’ is a favorite. John will do a few political songs too. Eli Maniscalco, Good guitarist, original songs Becca Hasselbrook, You will like Becca’s song […]

Air Quality: Suffolk County receives an “F”

The full report, with background and info on air pollution issues, is at an American Lung Association webpage: here Detailed, Suffolk County article at Newsday (subscription media): at Newsday here.

Need a way to protest taxes on Tax Day?: Long Island demo 4/17/2012

Update: I went by the protest at lunchtime, and things were going well. Several protesters — some old hat, and some newbies. Passers by were interested and took fliers. Some passing cars honked in support. A press person from a local paper was there. Photos at our Flickr: here. Also, see one photo below… __________________ […]

Tues April 17th in Suffolk: Protest the fact of an Earth Summit at the home of the polluter

A protest against fake environmentalism and “green-washing”… __________________________________________ Protest Demonstration at BNL’s so-called Earth Summit Who: Renew Community Earth [and Long Island environmentalists, anti-nuke activists, concerned citizens, and civic leaders] When: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 11 am – 1 pm Where: Entrance to BNL – bring anti-nuke signs Why: Demand closure of BNL’s Nuclear Power […]

Bill of Rights contest: Please submit words, art, media

Which Amendment in The Bill of Rights is the most important to you? Contest sponsored by… The Suffolk Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union and The Suffolk County Library Association Details, Rules, and Deadlines: here. Submit by April 17, 2012

A sample of peace and justice events for Long Island

For more details, contact the sponsoring organizations or onthewilderside. We will also try to post more details asap. 2012 LI Calendar Items Lots of Occupy and Peace/Justice Events in February and March Thursday, February 23rd – Know Your Rights with the Police and ICE 6pm – 8:30 at 1090 Suffolk Ave in Brentwood Sunday, February […]

RIP Kevin Callahan: Innocent man killed by Suffolk County Police

Update: September 2012: Family, friends, and supporters of Kevin Callahan are invited to a Candlelight Vigil in Selden, on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7pm. There is a FaceBook Event Page: here. ______________________________________________________ Kimberly writes: Kevin Callahan was killed by Suffolk County Police on September 20, 2011. It is now January 5, 2012. Today is […]

LI School in national spotlight: Should students be suspended for “Tebowing”?

What happened? Two students (down from four at first) were suspended from Riverhead High School, because they kneeled in a hallway, in a stunt and/or tribute related to Tim Tebow, who kneels on the football field. Is suspension appropriate?

Long Island: Fire Commissioner Elections Today – Tues 12/13/2011

2012 Results at Newsday: here. Gordon Heights 2012: The challenger, Joyce Bourne, won in Gordon Heights. So, the Fire District will be controlled by a board who wants to cut costs and explore consolidation. Gordon Heights Fire Department website is: here. _____________________________________________________ Across Long Island today (Dec 13, 2011), there are hundreds of votes for […]

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 […]

Celebrate Bank Transfer Day on Long Island

Bank Transfer Day, November 5th, is on a Saturday. So, if you can get yourself into the city, to gather with the masses at Occupy Wall Street who support this, please do. Though, if you want to stay closer to home, there are also Long Island events. My favorite one is the occupation in Patchogue. […]

Update: Man killed by Suffolk Police. Police give little answers.

To learn more about the shooting, support the family, see photos of Kevin, and get action ideas, you can join the Stand Up For Kevin FaceBook page: here. _________________ Action Update April 2012: A member of Kevin Callahan’s extended family pointed me to a march, posted at the Justice for Kenny website: here. On April […]