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 […]

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 […]

IMAC gets big in Huntington (Will this be good?)

KW: In my experience, bigger is usually not better, especially with art events. I also fear that this expansion of IMAC may create parking and traffic problems and impose on the local flavor of downtown Huntington. The parking/shuttling plan is awfully complicated. We shall see… (excerpt from) Newsday Huntington board approves variance for IMAC parking […]

Urgent notice: Greenlawn Long Island

Up-to-date info on the water situation at: greenlawnwater.org Greenlawn is in Town of Huntington, Long Island, NY. The Greenlawn Water District includes the Commack School District area. (KW: Since chlorine in the water is not so great, either, bottled water, or visiting friends and relatives in other water districts might be a good idea!) Newsday […]

Stop the Huntington Station Tent City evictions!

Background story and more photos: here. Long Island Food Not Bombs (LIFNB) led a call-in campaign today – Tuesday, January 19th – to stop further evictions and destruction at the Huntington Station Tent City. Since business hours are over, please consider e-mailing tonight and/or calling tomorrow morning. In addition, they are suggesting calls to Suffolk […]

Huntington: Voters reject council districts

KW writes: The Green Party of Suffolk supported council districts, as a measure that would bring a little more grassroots democracy to the current way Huntington elects council district members. However, on the bright side of this election, with at-large districts, it is easier to implement IRV [Instant Runoff Voting] and proportional representation measures which […]

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