Walt Whitman Marathon, May 21, 2016

Walt Whitman leaves of Grass marathon reading 10am – 6 pm at Canio’s Books. Community poets, actors and others will read a selection of Whitman’s poems.

Green Party of Suffolk seeking 2014 candidates

Green Party of Suffolk needs candidates who favor justice over inequality, clean energy over pollution, and public good over political wheeling-and-dealing.

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

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 […]

Babylon asked to endorse Bring the War Dollars Home resolution video

Seven Babylon residents attended the Town Board meeting last night to request Babylon to join the other municipalities that have already endorsed the US Conference of Mayors resolution Calling on Congress to Redirect Military Spending to Domestic Priorities.  See the rest of the article at Babylon Town Board asked to pass US Mayors Bring the War […]

Babylon Town Board asked to pass US Mayors Bring the War dollars Home resolution

Lindenhurst, NY –  Seven Babylon residents attended the Town Board meeting last night to request Babylon to join the other municipalities that have already endorsed the US Conference of Mayors resolution Calling on Congress to Redirect Military Spending to Domestic Priorities.  The full text of the resolution is at the bottom of this post. Not surprisingly, six of […]

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 […]

Broad Coalition Urges Suffolk County Legislators to Oppose Prepaid Cell Phone Registry

A coalition more than 30 civil rights, immigrants’ rights, labor, social justice, community and interfaith organizations today urged members of the Suffolk County Legislature to oppose a bill that would mandate the creation and maintenance of a prepaid cell phone registry in Suffolk County. I.R. 1266, which is scheduled to be voted on tomorrow, would […]

Green Party Renews Call for Moratorium on Tasers in Suffolk

“The Green Party of Suffolk is outraged to discover that Suffolk County has continued using Tasers against its residents,” said its chair Roger Snyder. “It is inconceivable that Suffolk has continued to use Tasers given the questions about the Taser-related death of Darryl Bain  in 2009.” Snyder repeated the Green Party’s plan to protect the […]

Long Island Leaders Call for the Justice Department To Expand Investigation To Focus on Government Interference

Recent infighting between Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy and his former hate crimes commander proves that Suffolk can’t police hate crimes. Central Islip, NY – A coalition of local and national immigration leaders, including an official with the Southern Poverty Law Center, met with attorneys from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division today […]

Suffolk County Exec Levy Just Making Stuff Up

On October 30, 2006, Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy launched into a detailed rant about the undocumented mothers of US-citizen children, calling them “anchor babies” and fabricating a story about the closure of the maternity ward at Southampton Hospital. Here is the first audio clip in a series drawn from that speech. Statistics: –David Sperling, […]

What will $59 do for the Green Party?

Green Party of Suffolk has gotten 2 $59 for 59k donations.  Will you be the 3rd? Did you know that by earning over 59,000 votes for Governor in 2010, the Green Party recaptured its ballot line? Celebrate this victory by donating $59 to the Green Party of Suffolk to support our March 26th celebration and […]

Green Party of Suffolk Celebrates at its Annual Meeting

The Green Party of Suffolk invites all enrolled Green Party members to come to their annual membership meeting to celebrate regaining their ballot line.  The meeting will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2011.  It will start at 12pm at the Stony Brook Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 380 Nicolls Road,  E. Setauket.  (Directions)   For […]

Fax Suffolk Officials: Call for an Investigation Into Alleged Censorship of Hate Crime Report

A high-ranking official from Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy’s administration inappropriately obtained and edited a report on county hate crime, according to a complaint submitted to the Suffolk County Ethics Commission by Legis. DuWayne Gregory last week. While Levy denies any wrongdoing, the seriousness of these claims merits an investigation. You can make that happen. […]

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