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.

Help for Wyandanch School District

Newsday reports: “Wyandanch’s board president says the system should close and send its 1,900 students to other districts nearby.” KW writes: I know that school district issues are complicated. School districts are not just bureaucracies, they are also quasi-governmental entities. Still, I think the bottom line of the current problem with the Wyandanch Schools is […]

Driving around Babylon? Quick traffic note…

Friday, March 12th at 12:40pm: Sunrise Highway, going East, around the area of Babylon Town Hall (which I think is in “North Lindenhurst”) is currently shut down. Ian sent in this photo from the road. In the photo, the police officer is looking at a police car door which is smashed in…

2009 Suffolk County Elections

September 2010 Update: 2010 primary election results for Suffolk County: here. Link to 2009 General Election Results at Suffolk BOE: here. ________ Kimberly says: There is so little exciting or worthwhile in the Suffolk County elections this year. The only thing that interests me is making a small gesture of disapproval to the Democrats and […]

Photos: Lindenhurst Hail Storm, August 2008

(More photos at “read more”) Ian and I had the interesting experience of a little summer hail in our lovely, Long Island environment. We were driving in Lindenhurst on Sunrise Highway around 6pmish, today, August 14, 2008, and there was rain, lightening, ominous clouds, and lots of hail. Ian says it was up to nickel […]

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