Places to seek help on August 15th, 16th, and 17th: (Ongoing information and contacts at bottom of post) New York State is opening a multi-agency Disaster Assistance Service Center (DASC) that serves as a “one-stop shop” with information and resources for individuals affected by this week’s heavy rain and flooding. ____________________________________________ Disaster Assistance Service Center […]
Stop the Arms Trade – Cut the Arms Budget Join South Country Peace Group’s 32nd annual World Peace Vigil A Community Dedication to Peace on the 69th anniversary of the nuclear destruction of Hiroshima Wednesday, August 6, 2014 – 7:15 pm Commemorative Poetry and Songs Nuclear Weapons Update You may wish to wear white, the traditional Japanese color of […]
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Attend the upcoming Global Frackdown in Long Beach! Global Frackdown 2–There is an important rally scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM on the Long Beach boardwalk. Many groups and individuals concerned about our threatened environment are coming together to urge a ban on fracking and a halt to the misguided plan to build a LNG facility […]
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The art exhibit and installation we experienced is called “summer of love: found & lost, a project – indoors and out.
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Folk Groovin’ Cafe hosted by JIM FRAZZITTA with Special Guest Features from ANNIE MARK & SCOTT JAMES.
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Long Island peace and justice groups, gathered by North Country Peace Group, demonstrated in Port Jefferson today, to demand an end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Charlotte Koons, a local activist and poet, read a poem written for the day. Video below… FAQ Q: Who marched in Port Jefferson, Long Island, NY today? […]
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NYCLU & Community Groups Criticize Suffolk County for Rejecting Online Voter Registration Applications
Suffolk’s unlawful policy of rejecting valid voter registration applications submitted through the New York DMV’s online system.
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Columbus Day weekend adventure: Lawn signs, fun, and sunsets My husband Ian and I took a drive out east on the Saturday of Columbus Day weekend. We had the idea to capture signs of fall for the blog. Among our observations was a study on lawn signs and politics. The full set of photos is […]
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Add a little GROOVE to your coffee! Come hear the folk sounds of Frazzitta, Ryan & Wells Saturday, September 22, 2012 8:00pm at St. Lawrence of Canterbury Church 655 Old Country Road, Dix Hills, New York 11746 OPEN MIC—All performers welcome. Sign up at 7:45pm. Admission- $10 (includes light refreshments and FREE CD raffle) Hotline: 631-368-1920 […]
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Walt Whitman is one of my favorite poets. I like to remember his birthday, which is on May 31st, and falls on a [Thursday for 2012 and Friday for 2013] this year. There are some events and celebrations around this time at the Walt Whitman Birthplace in Long Island. And, my idea for a holiday […]
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