Trump on the Ocean is Ended!!!

For all the tragedy Hurricane Sandy caused in so many people’s lives, it did bring the NY State Parks Department and — even more amazingly — Donald Trump to their senses.

Still fighting to keep Donald Trump’s big plans from Our Jones Beach!

Kimberly writes: I was getting worried. For several years, a group of activists had been set against Donald Trump’s over-big plans for a catering hall at Jones Beach. I believe the man wants to build a huge basement in this building that would be on the beach. In addition, he has a lot of plans […]

Two events and one video: A solemn, anti-war, Memorial Day Weekend on Long Island

On Saturday, May 28th, members of the Long Island peace community will attend the Air Show activities at Jones Beach, as a way to remind people the cost of war, and ask that war not be glorified. See details below, and video from last year at the bottom. On Monday, May 30th, the South Country […]

Video For Valentine’s Day: Poet Max Wheat’s love poem for Ginger


Does Trump have enough money to fund his Jones Beach project?

Many people in Long Island are opposed to Donald Trump’s proposal to build a huge catering hall at Jones Beach. An article in cityfile suggests the project may be failing. And, also that Donald Trump is worth a lot less money than most people think. (Also, note that Trump Magazine has failed.)

Typical corporate welfare (and attitude): Trump behind on taxes at Jones Beach

If you are interested in protecting the interests of the community as Donald Trump pushes through his over-sized, monstrous, elite and exclusive, corporate welfare project for Jones Beach, consider getting in touch with local activists Patricia Friedman and/or Jim Brown. There is a web-site with some background and contact info at: (excerpt from) Newsday […]

Keep Our Jones Beach For The People: Stop Donald Trump’s monstrosity

From Jim Brown: Friends, For some unfathomable reason the New York State Parks Department and a local judge seem to have caved in to Donald Trump. But we should not despair–justice is on our side.

Trump at Jones Beach Project: An Outrage

(excerpt from) Newsday Trump, officials compromise on Jones Beach project BY BILL BLEYER Donald Trump and New York parks officials have agreed on a compromise proposal for his stalled Jones Beach catering hall and restaurant, but it won’t end the developer’s lawsuit against the state over delays in the project… But opponents of the project […]

Pat Friedman is a hero in Scotland (and Donald Trump is a sort of villian)

For more information about the good work Pat Friedman is doing go to from Newsday: Scotland sees woman fighting Trump on Ocean as local hero (Link broken as of 11/18/2012. Checking soon.) Patricia Friedman, of Garden City South, said she was surprised by media attention from major Scots outlets Patricia Friedman, a Garden City […]

Trump on the Ocean: An Analysis

For another view on this project: On Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 7pm, the Babylon Green Party Gathering will feature Pat Friedman talking about the proposed Trump on the Ocean Project at Jones Beach. The event will be held at Pisces Café, 14A Railroad Avenue, Babylon, NY (631-321-1231) (map) Come hungry! For directions […]

Jones Beach over-development update: Trump hearing

Congratulations to Newsday for interesting coverage of this story here. (There’s actually a great visual of the affected area, which makes you appreciate the natural resources.) excerpts of reporting by BILL BLEYER | March 4, 2008 …The meeting room for the long-awaited hearing at the Cradle of Aviation in East Garden City holds 300, […]

Trump on the Ocean hearing 3/4/08 11am Cradle of Aviation

Just got off the telephone, the March 4, 2008 hearing on the Trump on the Ocean project at Jones Beach is set for 11am at the Cradle of Aviation, 1 Davis Avenue (off Lindbergh Blvd in Museum Row), Garden City, NY (516) 572-4111.   (Map) Details to follow. Related posts: Trump at Jones Beach hearing 3/4/08 Trump […]

Trump Jones Beach hearing 2/4/08 cancelled

Fellow Greens, The hearing scheduled for this Monday, Feb. 4th in Mineola has been canceled as being moot. The building permit meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 5th to decide on Trump’s basement in the floodplain will not take place upstate in Westchester, but rather on Long Island. The date and time of this key hearing are also being changed. […]

Trumping Privitization of Jones Beach

Friends, I would like to alert you to  the Trump Catering Hall proposed for the State Park at Jones Beach. I heard about this but never gave it another thought until I heard Pat Friedman of the Nassau County Non Partisan Tax Revolt Coalition speak about it on WBAI. I then interview her on WUSB this past Thursday […]