Thursday, October 16, 2014
I should have been suspicious last month driving into a gas station off the Long Island Expressway to fill my car up after having written a piece in May about Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman’s effort to require gas stations to make clearer the difference between the cash and credit prices of the fuel they sell.
A coalition of Suffolk County Legislators, Conservative Party committee members and Parents for Megan’s Law and the Crime Victims Center Executive Director Laura Ahearn are voicing their outrage at the re-election of Conservative Party Chairman Edward Walsh, which took place at the Suffolk County Conservative Party convention on Wednesday night.
Thu, Aug 28, 2014
No one wears a suit during the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge — unless you want to look “presidential.”
Sun, Oct 19, 2014
I’m the only journalist still around who goes back to having covered the Suffolk Board of Supervisors. The structure of Suffolk government and activities of those who govern the county have changed
Tue, Oct 14, 2014
The union representing New York’s public school teachers says the First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of speech, is being violated. They claim the Department of Education prevents them from discussing test questions under restraints accompanying Common Core implementation.
Sat, Oct 11, 2014
Yesterday, Victoria Serpa, a registered Independent of the 6th Assembly District (AD), met with victims of domestic violence at a Domestic Violence shelter located within the district. The candidate shared her personal experience of physical, emotional, and financial abuse by an ex-boyfriend. The female residents of the shelter also shared their personal experiences while taking […]
Tue, Oct 7, 2014
Everyone knows that democracy demands an informed and engaged electorate. Except the politicians in Albany. With the race for governor being held in New York State just weeks from now, ChangeNYS.org is advocating for the leading candidates running for the office to come before the voters and participate in a series of substantive debates. New […]
Tue, Oct 7, 2014
The Green Party of New York State has a ban on the policy of endorsing Democratic and Republican candidates, because those parties do not agree with the Green Party’s worldwide Four Pillars of Social and Economic Justice; Grassroots Democracy; Ecological Wisdom, and Nonviolence/Peace.
Senator Bernie Sanders may upset America’s proverbial political applecart.
Many displaced homeowners in New York are dismayed at what they call the snail’s pace of New York Rising, the state agency disbursing federal disaster funds.
Over 20 Long Island Faith, Labor, and Community Organizations Take Part in National Action, Registering 3,000+ In Time for Mid-Term Elections.
Suffolk County Supreme Court Judge Honorable Joseph A. Santorelli ruled in favor of the lawsuit prompted by Islip Supervisor and Senate Candidate Tom Croci challenging the validity of Adrienne Esposito’s petition to be placed on the Women’s Equality line in November.
Democratic and Republican Party insiders have taken advantage of New York State Election law to place their candidates on the Green Party line. Democratic Party candidate Adrienne Esposito will appear on the Green Party line in the New York Third (3rd) State Senate District which district runs along the south shore of Long Island from Brentwood to Center Moriches. In addition, Republican Party Huntington District Court Judge candidates Steve Hackeling, Walter Long, and Paul Senzer.
There is more on ways to join the effort at peoplesclimate.org. You can also text MARCH to 97779 to sign up.
Immigrant community members and advocates applauded Sheriff DeMarco for his leadership on this issue.
Tue, Sep 9, 2014
One on one interview with Congressman Tim Bishop who represents the New York’s 1st Congressional district and is seeking re-election in November. Video Journalists Waldo Cabrera and Josh Wein.
Sat, Sep 6, 2014
As you may have heard, sitting State Senator Carl Marcellino is very nervous that Gigi Bowman will prevail against him in the November Election for his senate seat in New York State. He is so nervous, in fact, that he has brought a lawsuit against Ms. Bowman in an attempt to remove her from the ballot as a Libertarian.
Wed, Sep 3, 2014
Over the last few days, Victoria Serpa, a registered Independent of the 6th Assembly District, provided field trips to the children attending the free camp program, which she helped coordinate in June, for the children affected by the closing of the Roberto Clemente Park located in Brentwood, NY. To date, the free “Building Bridges Uniting […]