New Date: Deputized Movie about Immigration in Farmingville on 11/23/13

The movie Deputized http://deputizedmovie.com/ will be shown on November 9th  23rd at 6pm by the Farmingville Residents Association http://farmingvilleresidents.org/.  I will be speaking for 2 minutes at the screening. I will be speaking for 2 minutes at the screening because footage I took of the “Standing While Latino” legislation hearings were used in the film.  

Thurs 9/20/2012: Vigil for Kevin Callahan (man killed by Suffolk County Police)

Kevin Callahan Memorial Service Update 9/21/2012: Photos from the event at Flickr: here. (If you are on FaceBook, you can share the reflections and photos here: FB Event page for Kevin’s Memorial: here.) Candlelight Vigil to commemorate the life of Kevin Callahan Thursday, September 20, 2012 7 pm Liberty Park, Selden, Long Island, NY (On […]

Memorial Day Weekend: Think PEACE events on Long Island

Memorial Day weekend offers many chances for people who cherish peace to reach out to their neighbors, and discuss the importance of ending war. This morning, Long Island activists demonstrated for peace at an annual air show, which glorifies military might. That story below. Afterwards, two Long Island peace events you can still attend this […]

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.

Lawsuit Affirms Right to Film Police in Suffolk County

April 11, 2012 —  The New York Civil Liberties Union, the law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) today filed a federal civil rights lawsuit challenging Suffolk County’s policy and practice of obstructing the First Amendment right of the press and the public to record and gather news about […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Police shoot and kill man at his home in Selden, LI, NY

Update: A family member has informed me via e-mail, that Kevin Callahan’s funeral will be today, Saturday, September 24th. Condolences to the family. RIP Kevin Callahan. This situation is extra fishy. Please see the official press release and my notes under the article. -KW via NBC News/AP A Long Island man [26-year-old Kevin Callahan] has […]

Green Party of Suffolk Adopts US Conference of Mayors’ “Bring the War Dollars Home” Resolution

Challenges the County, Towns, and Villages to Also Adopt It The Green Party of Suffolk, the county’s largest peace organization, has adopted the US Conference of Mayors’ resolution “Calling on Congress to Redirect Military Spending to Domestic Priorities.”   The Green Party of Suffolk calls on our villages, towns and the county government to also pass […]

Ban Harmful Coal Tar Sealant in Suffolk County

Many municipalities across the country have already banned coal tar sealant, a toxic asphalt product. We need Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy to sign Resolution NO. 1162-2011, banning the sale and use of this toxin in Suffolk County. This is an important step for protecting public health and the health of our rivers, bays, and […]

Are you a disgruntled Democratic Party or Republican Party member?

Posted by Kimberly Wilder: Zabby is a political friend and colleague of mine, for whom we share some views and a similar level of passion: Message from Zabby: Welcome… Disgruntled democrats and disgruntled republicans, both women and men, who are willing to wage a coalition of primaries in the 2011 upcoming election for 19 elected […]

Snow photo (and snow help numbers)

Snow on Long Island. Friday, January 21, 2001. Snow problems phone numbers for Nassau County and Suffolk County beneath photo. Of course, in an emergency, in Nassau and Suffolk, you should call 911. Thanks to Long Island Press for publishing a variety of other, local snow-help numbers. Full story at Long Island Press: here. Nassau […]

Please comment: How can we get chromium-6 out of our water?

KW: I hope some people will chime in with their ideas, and/or any information they have on local levels of chromium-6. Since the EPA has requested — but not required — local governments to test for this carcinogen in our drinking water, it seems like an important step is for people to pressure Suffolk County […]

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