I have no kids, and I want my tax dollars used to educate homeless children

If I am supporting the community — then that means all the children in the community — not just those with the benefits of a stable home.

Family of Selden man killed by police files lawsuit and receives press attention in Newsday

Background story at onthewilderside: here. Join the Stand Up for Kevin FaceBook page: here. (excerpt) from Newsday Kin to file suit vs. cops in fatal shooting June 13, 2012 The family of a Selden man killed by police last year will file a federal lawsuit against the Suffolk County Police Department Thursday, alleging officers used […]

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 […]

Occupy Long Island gathers at Suffolk Peace Network

Some photos of the meeting are at Flickr: here. On Tuesday evening, November 1, 2011, Suffolk Peace Network held their regular, monthly meeting at The Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington. Central to the agenda was a discussion about how Suffolk Peace Network could support local occupations throughout Long Island. Due to the excitement of the […]

Bay Shore, LI, NY: News about tap water

Happened to stumble upon this bit of info today. Thought some people might be wondering: Suffolk County Water Authority reports a watermain break in the Bay Shore area. It is in the area that covers Pine Acres, North Clinton, Ackerson, South of Sunrise.

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 […]

Unconfirmed reports: Kevin Callahan killed by multiple gunshots

We have received unconfirmed reports, via an e-mail, that a death certificate has been issued for Kevin Callahan, the man who was shot and killed by Suffolk County Police in Selden. This matches information received through comments to the site, that there were several shots fired. Because these reports are unconfirmed, we will continue to […]

Tough situation: John White verdict

John White is a black homeowner from Long Island who was dealing with a mob of white teens allegedly spewing racial epithets outside his home. An appeals court upheld his manslaughter conviction in the death of one of the teens.

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