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John April 15, 2014 at 02:23 pm
Well gee officer, I was throwing out some old stinky boxes my wife had in our garage and the nextRead More thing you know......
Geoff Burton April 15, 2014 at 05:05 pm
Nothing new there Black panther o Poetry the human race has been delving the depth of depravity forRead More eons. There are a lot of good people in our world, but unfortunately evil is hyper active
D Penta April 15, 2014 at 05:29 pm
It says Around Town but the headline is UTAH. Utah is not near Natick!! I think everyone should notRead More open an article on Patch unless they see their town's name in the headline. So If it doesn't say Natick, then we all know it is not LOCAL to the Natick Patch. The less clicks these Patch sites get, the fewer advertisers they will get and then perhaps they will realize if we want sensational news from across the country we'd go back to Patch's former owners AOL and the HuffPost! Those here from other Patch sites - I think you should do the same only click on articles that mention your community's name. No name. No click!
Brutally Frank April 8, 2014 at 11:53 pm
Any of you take an objective look at this thread and see how embarrassing it is? Have we all sunkRead More this low?
Eddie April 9, 2014 at 09:14 am
Yes Frank the truth is you were all there already - just hiding it better.
brookhavenconfucius April 9, 2014 at 09:45 am
Photo: Billy Crystal Twitter
IRISH 4 April 7, 2014 at 09:53 am
my granddaughtre bababooey Nj burkett w xs on the boardwalk while he was on camera he was sooo mad.
IRISH 4 April 7, 2014 at 09:53 am
LB TAXPAYA April 7, 2014 at 07:10 pm
The Crystal's are alll good People. Not only Billy but his brother Joel, and his nephew John was aRead More nice guy too.
CHRIS April 8, 2014 at 10:12 pm
"Premiums on exchange plans are also likely to increase next year. The Hill reported thatRead More industry insiders are expecting premium prices to increase significantly—in some states by as much as 300 percent—all depending on a combination between the final mix of enrollees and new taxes imposed under the new law."
CHRIS April 8, 2014 at 10:13 pm
knee jerk April 14, 2014 at 01:28 pm
Everything will work out OK if you just don't get sick (or hurt, but that's why you should haveRead More Affleck)
Gov. Cuomo signing the SAFE Act into law last year.
Dons Wife April 17, 2014 at 03:38 pm
Will certainly listen to Suzanne. I like this AR better.:)
CAPICU April 17, 2014 at 04:54 pm
Dons Wife & AR...I guess this will be an appropriate intermission break for me...LOL...IRead More Listened to Dons wife's song link and it is a beautiful song and I listened to AR's song link for the first time and I believe it deals with the inner self’s searching for meaning, but maybe I’m wrong and I’m sure I will hear it from AR …LOL. We know there is a place to debate anything under the sun .I tried to keep my views within current events and activities regarding the NYS Safe Act. I believe in God and also believe in reason and science. I’m providing a song link that shows another way of looking at the inner self and the meaning of life, but I know it’s not the only way….. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBVAoc5uzEM.......
AR April 17, 2014 at 06:27 pm
I consider Suzanne a beautiful song of love and search for redemption. Extraordinary that such aRead More prolific author, poet, composer, performer could suffer from depression and work through, as one discovers in his works. I think the lyrics, like much of his writings, is layered with meaning, allows the reader to find his/her own personal hook. I love the Jesus references, to me more profoundly eloquent than anything I've read of him in bibles and elsewhere. Yet I interpret the passages a person's search for meaning to life and finding such in the present as opposed to a wishful afterlife. The "perfect body" reference strikes me as very Buddhist. In may of his works, the stories turn to love and the women who "cared" for him, often unselfishly, with a reoccurring comfort in sexuality. The depth has gone much further, in my view, as he aged, often rewriting. He's in his late 70s and still tours, sells out 20,000 seat arenas to an audience that spans at least six decades. I think his "The Partisan" is the consummate anti-war lyrics. Harrison also found comfort and meaning in Buddhism.
Donna Geidel June 23, 2011 at 12:05 am
Great photos and article. See you around the Historical Society soon! Grant and Donna Geidel
Joseph Kellard (Editor) June 23, 2011 at 12:56 am
Thank you, Donna.
amynyc1 April 1, 2014 at 12:57 pm
When choosing colleges for you're kids do you wean out the biggest party schools in the country ?Read More For me the answer is definitly yes . Hoftra a great school and a greater commuter school .But like I said in my previous post its a party school for those who choose to party it is so easy . Sadly the facts show most freshman today to be immature and not capable of making rational decisions . Peer pressure comes into play and also the free feeling of being away from home . My desicion to not allow my kids to apply to Hofstra , were the stories they knew about from other kids and verifying pictures on Facebook . Agreed they will party , but most freshman's over consume and pay no attention to academics . No two are alike , for my older daughter academics is a prioty , she is graduating from Adelphi early , because she choose to work . Soon will be applying to graduate school . My youngest immature and non focused is finishing 2 years at Nassau and was excepted into 11 colleges ... Our choice came down to a beautiful Smaller University in New Orleans ... If you would have asked me 2 years ago to send her out of state I would have said no way . She was not ready . Today I say go and be careful of your choices . Not a guarantee .But you can bet we fought when I said no to out of state schools two years ago . Thank you Mommy came much later with her own growth . Nixed were the known party schools and good choices were made .I hope she continues . I had experienced much to my shock , the parents that choose to let their kids drink , starting in 9th grade , the endless parties they threw put me on the outs with them as the last Mom standing alone . In both my kids graduating classes I first hand saw a lot get thrown out for academic failure , but saw all their party posts online . Granted a parent really does not have access to grades in college we are left in the dark you have to take your kids word on that .Others sucessfully made it thru Freshman year , partying hardy . Some did not party and their academic acheivemnets well excel others .Choices both my kids have fast cars and tracking devices , yes I can see how fast they go and where they go . It does not mean they won't make bad choices , I was the party queen in college from my own mouth , I should have and could have made better choices . I parented both my kids through HS on chemo , you can bet there were nights I all but crawled to my car to find them and or pick them up from bad choices they made or could have . Mom come get me ! One of the best things I could have said to them " No matter how bad it is call me I will help you " What it really comes down to is this we can wean out , safety net , steer them in all directions but have no guarantee . But for the Grace of God go I , that is what my best friends father whispered in my ear when he overdosed in college . He came from a great home , had all the support and love a child could have . He made awful choices . I would never ever want to walk the path of the The Wynn family ... My heart goes out to them . Conner's life is gone there is no back tracking , no rectifying , no saving him . That is the sad part to die at such a young age is more then a heart could bare . His poor parents , how do we go on after such a finality ? I don't ever want to know . So Hi spy Mom is always lurking , and if I have to go out of state and make surprise visits I shall ... Keep your eyes on their road ! As best as you can . We can't blame anyone for a sad ending to a short life . We all have our own ... But for the grace of God go I and mine . It just makes me so sad for this family and young man . And yes Joanne there are just some schools in some places I would never send my kids , would you send yours into hell ? It's not a good beginning without a good foundation .We can start there . And it can be the safest place and the best school and still we have no warranty .
KC - Sayville April 2, 2014 at 09:53 am
All this rhetoric and we don't even know the cause of death yet?
LINDA AMAITIS April 2, 2014 at 06:36 pm
My daughter is in medical school because of the great science program at Hofstra. She had aRead More wonderful experience there. How about the killer at Yale? Please you are joking. The child molester at Penn State. The Duke team infamy. Give me a break!
Credit: National Museum of American History
Adina Genn (Editor) March 28, 2014 at 08:22 am
Hi Beatrice, thanks for commenting. Are you at the Smithsonian now?
Beatrice March 28, 2014 at 11:37 pm
Yes, I'm a fellow there. I went to grad school at Northwestern after my time at Patch. I write forRead More the magazine and website; it's a wonderful experience.
Adina Genn (Editor) March 29, 2014 at 08:47 am
Fantastic! Thanks for keeping in touch.
Jonathan Kaplan March 26, 2014 at 08:29 am
Wow it must be time for the monthly article that mentions LONG BEACH on the "Long Beach"Read More Patch, thanks for hitting us up in your rotation. Where's Joe Kellard?
MeByTheSea March 26, 2014 at 10:09 am
Not to mention what a dumb survey that was. Nobody works hard in Scarsdale except the cleaningRead More ladies and they don't live there.
Bob West March 27, 2014 at 12:10 am
@johnathan - it's funny to look at some of the other local Patch editions to see what readers sayRead More along these lines. Here' one from Bellmore- http://bellmore.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/mans-body-discovered-outside-temple-bellmore#comment-41384827
joe thrapp March 25, 2014 at 09:36 pm
Not very nice Hamburger. You are obviously bigoted against the Irish. I hope God forgives you.
joe thrapp March 25, 2014 at 10:13 pm
Then you do not serve our people very well. Being Irish does not give you the right to insult theRead More Irish people. Hopefully, you will see your word bigoted words only add to disparaging the Irish. Beannachtaí Dé ort
Mrs. Dunning March 25, 2014 at 10:52 pm
What's more insulting than the title of this article is the picture of the young lady sitting on aRead More toilet bowl. I'm outraged that this is the representation of my town. I agree with Anne Healey!
Bob West March 24, 2014 at 07:29 pm
@ Christie - at times we've disagreed, but your comment above is just *excellent* and much deeperRead More than most of the sniping in Patch. Wish I could give you two "thumbs up" instead of just one.
christie nicolle March 24, 2014 at 08:47 pm
thanks Westy - + talk about celebs ... I'm still waiting for Rolling Stones fans to comment onRead More Jagger's dead girlfriend - I find this story truly mysterious.
Bob West March 24, 2014 at 11:43 pm
My vote for "what famous Long Islanders did this week" is none of the above. It was BillyRead More Joel doing an impromptu doo-wopp duo with Jimmy Fallon on his new show. Truly fun and even uplifting, especially compared to the above dark, dreary stuff. Sing along -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cU-eAzNp5Hw
JGJR March 24, 2014 at 10:58 pm
I just finished reading through that sleep study that you quoted in contemporary pediatrics. It wasRead More quite an interesting and enlightening article. However, it only supports your claims after you minimized the primary factors contributing to those sleep disorders; poor sleep behaviors, environmentals, etc. Eliminating/reducing of the hours of late night TV, computer use, cell phone use is their first and most important stimulant to curb. The electionic light exposure is the problem. Then secondly, comes caffeine based drinks; sodas, coffees, teas and pills. Yes, page three of the article does support your claims backed by studies but let's be real here. There are parents that don't even know their children are watching/creating porn on their (babysitting devices, a.k.a. ipads) instead of doing their homework in the first place! What you're clearly suggesting is beyond the mass majority due to a lack of their own span of attention/ mindless reality tv viewing/ slutty gossip magazine reading public. The family unit needs to be in order before you go and revamp the entire school district at great expense and inconvenience to all the working stiffs (working more than one job to make ends meet). When people start taking accountability for their own problems and still cannot yield the desired results, then bring up the study again over a cup of coffee. ;-)
GM March 24, 2014 at 11:14 pm
This discussion should focus on finding what really works best to learn. Wake up call at 6 am forRead More high schoolers will change, as it's simply not required. Walking into a building for 6 hours a day to take classes in 40 minute intervals is absurd. Bombarding teens with data points on 6-8 different subjects per day needs review for efficacy. Immersive learning enables learning. Stay for an hour. Absorb. Question. Discuss. Apply. That's how many people learn best. This "speed dating" type structure has got to change.
brookhavenconfucius March 25, 2014 at 07:42 am
GM, you are INNOCENT, IF YOU THINK, "This discussion should focus on finding what really worksRead More best to learn." IT'S NOT ABOUT THAT, though proponents will say that's the 'focus' ! DID you come from MARS, or somewhere ?
(Photo: Joseph Kellard)
Brendan March 19, 2014 at 11:02 am
That's right! We demand THE BEST! And the MOST convenient! And no we don't want to PAY for it! AndRead More we want to make sure that everyone, even if they are a homeless, broke, criminal derelict will be allowed to USE it! Infinitely! Because that's SANE! And POSSIBLE! If we SHOUT loud enough, it will transform the IMPOSSIBLE into the EASY! YEAHHHHHHHHHHH!
LB Swimmer March 19, 2014 at 11:55 am
The price-tag idea is cute, but a waste of time. The island can't support a medical center. TheirRead More sense of entitlement is bordering on arrogance! It doesn't matter how many sign the petition, it's not going to happen. Instead, work with an organization like LIJ to find a scaled down solution that makes sense for the island, or move closer to a medical center if it's that important to you. one would think that the lessons learned from the super block fiasco would have sunk in by now. http://theelectricwebnetwork.blogspot.com/2014/03/long-beach-approves-high-rise-project.html
Beach to Bay Central Council of Civics March 19, 2014 at 01:22 pm
We are not opining on who should manage the Long Beach Medical Center assets. Surely, LIJ would be aRead More good choice among others. New York State’s Health Commission studied our area and determined that despite any financial drag, having an ER Hospital open in Long Beach is necessary given our isolation and visitor traffic. Read the proof here: www.beachtobaycentralcouncil.com. Let’s ask our state politicians to follow its own recommendations.
LB Swimmer March 19, 2014 at 11:42 am
Unless a way is found to make a hospital economically feasible on the island, it won't happen. IfRead More every resident on the island signed the petition, it still wouldn't happen. If a major player and the largest employer in Long Island, LIJ, couldn't find a way to make it feasible, what are the chances of a grass roots movement of a few thousand at succeeding? Get real. Work with someone like LIJ to find a solution on a much smaller scale that makes business sense. I'd love to have a medical center in town but it isn't going to happen so why waste your time chasing windmills.
Beach to Bay Central Council of Civics March 19, 2014 at 12:59 pm
We are not opining on who should take over the assets of Long Beach Medical Center. Surely, LIJRead More would be a great option among others. We are advocating that our isolated barrier island have an ER Hospital reopened. It was determined by a NY State Health Commission panel that we need a hospital because of our isolation and summertime visitors (despite the financial obstacles). We want NY State to follow its own recommendation. Read about the report here: http://www.beachtobaycentralcouncil.com/
Lucas Sanchez March 19, 2014 at 02:34 pm
New York Communities for Change is mobilizing exclusively to support the work that residents andRead More groups like Beach to Bay Central Council of Civics have been doing for a long time to ensure the health and well being of residents in the island. Last night 40 Long Beach residents (mostly seniors) went to the Council meeting to voice their concerns about the lack of a 24/7 emergency care facility in the barrier island and to raise awareness in the community. Our members are residents of Long Beach and are working to address issues in their community (the hospital, building repairs, local jobs, etc.). We look forward to to mobilizing our members to the forum on 3/24. In solidarity, NYCC.
kevin March 18, 2014 at 05:29 pm
i ate me some corned beef and cabbage lad, was at the parade and drank some irish stout. Oh what aRead More great day me had
kevin March 18, 2014 at 05:31 pm
who said the gay people want to make the hot dog the traditional food to replace corned beef andRead More cabbage ? now thats a little ridiculous i say.
Sal Anthony March 19, 2014 at 08:35 am
Its true. Hotdogs for all uncut of course.
(Photo: @NYIslanders Twitter)
Vincent March 18, 2014 at 10:51 am
scallop scum: I’m not Catholic, and I do like an occasional beer. But I will no longer orderRead More Heineken or Guinness.Even before the Catholic League’s Bill Donohue called for a boycott of the beers that boycotted the St. Patrick’s Day parade, I decided to withhold my patronage from the panderers. The parade is meant to honor St. Patrick. Gays are welcome at the parade; they just aren’t allowed to advertise themselves as such with banners and flags. There are multiple gay pride parades where they can do that. The corporate brains behind Heineken and Guinness pulled their sponsorship saying they support inclusiveness and diversity. But, in fact, they are supporting homogeneity — they want every parade to be like every other parade — and every parade should have gay groups. Jim Johnson NYPOST 3/18/14
Ralebird March 18, 2014 at 02:27 pm
geo - The Hampton Bays parade is great for the community and good for businesses. It gets peopleRead More out together after a long winter and provides a reason to come and see the area. If you're too much of a curmudgeon to appreciate that, just stay home for a couple of hours instead of whining - you have no place to go anyway.
Vincent March 19, 2014 at 07:20 am
Ralebird: I'm reading about the Hampton Bays parade in the Mineola Patch. Who runs this piece ofRead More garbage Patch? Rehire the old editors. These people have no clue.
"@PTI Yanks called me up. Sorry Jeet," tweeted Billy Crystal this week. (Photo: @BillyCrystal Twitter)
brookhavenconfucius March 18, 2014 at 05:09 am
WOULD YOU BELIEVE THIS ? The American actor has an estimated net worth of $185 million. He owes hisRead More fortune to smart stock investments, substantial property holdings, lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics. He also owns several restaurants (the “Fat Crystal Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “New York Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondercrystal - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Billy) and a fashion line called “Billy Crystal Seduction”. http://en.mediamass.net/people/billy-crystal/highest-paid.html
christie nicolle March 18, 2014 at 12:45 pm
not to get off topic, but can't Patch talk about someone more relevant - like the suicide of MickRead More Jagger's girlfriend? She's more interesting than Billy from Long Beach.
mildred petrassi April 7, 2014 at 06:33 pm
what did I miss? where is the article?
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brookhavenconfucius March 20, 2014 at 08:03 am
Let me tell you what I DONT agree with...one, is the LITERAL DEATH GRIP, that the BACON, LETTUCE,Read More TOMATO AGENDA, has on our BASIC FREEDOMS...including of Religion, AND OUR individual ability to Express Our Opinions. Considering these 'types', are only, estimated to be ONLY 4 PER CENT of our population, it's a case of the Tail, wagging the dog ! I am also against the RABID PROSELYTIZING AND INDOCTRINATION, OF OUR CULTURE AND CHILDREN, FROM PRE SCHOOL UP. IT HAS DESTROYED OUR NATION AND CULTURE.
christie nicolle March 20, 2014 at 10:32 am
Right on brookhaven* But give up enlightening fools... remember, George Bernard Shaw : "Don'tRead More argue with a pig - besides, the pig likes it"
Charlie Cheswick March 20, 2014 at 11:22 am
Brookhavenconfucious, I've found a great avatar for you:Read More https://twitter.com/francosoup/status/417032418739380225/photo/1/large
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wendy March 12, 2014 at 10:24 pm
I feel so bad for the people who got letters .in the 80's,my sister had a blood transfusion duringRead More her ceasarian,then got a letter & had to be tested because the hospital thought it might have been HIV tainted blood she was transfused with,( pre screening time)..luckily she was fine but this is A few mos. ago a dr in another hospital I was getting post sandy illness testing done at suggested I get hep a & b preventative inoculations..I said absolutely ! you never know what's going to happen..where..(I hope their serums were o.k. )Now,people protect yourselves..you never know what's going to happen.. where..it's better to be safe than sorry.
Rich Holler March 13, 2014 at 08:06 am
I think it s is a major news item. Wondering why it hasn't been picked up buy major outlets.
Verlia M. Brown March 13, 2014 at 08:26 am
In this day and age this should not have happened.Infection control which this falls under should beRead More strictly followed. In order to maintain your nursing license every four years a nurse nurse must take an infection control course. An investigation should be done and this nurse should be reported to the New York State Office of the Professions for professional misconduct. No magnetic status should be given to this hospital.American Nurse Credential Center should be informed. Stay strong folks and be positive. Good luck to all. Berlin m.Brown, RN.
Rich Faussette March 20, 2014 at 09:11 pm
to Issy: Quote: "Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come toRead More destroy, but to fulfill............Mathew 5.17" ------------------------------------------------------------------- Jesus IS the fulfillment of prophecy. As the Messiah, he ordained a NEW COVENANT. Those who claim that the Old Testament dictates are wholly applicable to Christians simply haven't read the NEW Testament critically. --------------------------------------------------------------------- Issy: You didn't read the whole argument. Continue Matthew 5. The new covenant (which actually began with Jeremiah 31:31) is BETTER than the written Law. Jesus begins at Matthew 5:21 each remark with "You have learned that our forefathers were told" and then he goes on to state what the Law says and then what HE says. The Law says you can divorce your wife. Jesus says you can't. The Law says don't commit adultery. Jesus says don't even look on a woman with a lustful eye lest you commit adultery with her in your heart. The Law says you must be brought to judgment for murder. Jesus says you must be brought to judgment even if you nurse anger against your brother. Jesus says: You have learned that they were told: Love your neighbor, hate your enemy, but what I tell you is this: Love your enemies and pray for your persecutors, only so can you be children of your heavenly Father who makes his sun rise on good and bad alike. You took your remark right out of a context that completely invalidated it. Thanks for making my job so easy.
highhatsize March 20, 2014 at 11:23 pm
to Rich Faussette: Call me slow. It was only with your penultimate response that I realized that youRead More were opposed to Liberalism because you believe it to be a Jewish plot to enfeeble white Christian society in order to ensure the survival of Judaism. Mazel tov!
Issy March 21, 2014 at 03:09 am
So apparently only you are allowed to spin the bible and allow yourself the godly right of ignoringRead More the parts you don't like, although Jesus was very clear that the Old Testament must be followed (but don't take his word for it)................... The simple fact is that Jesus never said anything about homosexuality, yet some Christians, have no problem using the Old Testament to condemn gays............ So according to you if the OT gay bashing and the 10 commandments are not applicable to Christians how can they justify their rabid opposition to homosexuality?
If you love punk rock and Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed,” Dropkicks Murphys are a must-see, especially when they’re on their annual St. Patrick’s Day tour. (Wikimedia Commons)
Cosmo March 12, 2014 at 08:49 am
If you missed Black 47 last Saturday at the Boulton Center, you missed a great show. They will beRead More on Jimmy Fallon on Monday as well as BB Kings.
gedyoung30 March 12, 2014 at 12:57 pm
Sharon Corr is appearing at the City Winery on Varick Street Friday, 3/14..How can she be inRead More Bayshore at the same time???
gedyoung30 March 12, 2014 at 07:21 pm
Sharon Coor will be appearing at he YMCA Boulton Center on SUNDAY, 3/16..not Friday
LT March 10, 2014 at 07:18 am
didn't he go to jail for tax evasion. i don't buy his stuff. stop making idols out of losers.
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Sent from my Lear Jet March 24, 2014 at 07:06 am
Sandy: City of LB has a number of wheelchairs than can ride in sand at NY Ave and Neptune inRead More summer. They are made of white PVC pipe and have very wide fat wheels and appear to work well (I never personally pushed one of them). Don't know what if anything is being done at new ramps
Eddie March 24, 2014 at 07:21 am
State law requires union labor paid prevailing wage. We don't live in China yet. The NYS DEC wouldRead More forbid a permanent structure.
tom brennan April 2, 2014 at 11:51 am
Seems public works is setting something up near Stamps beach I guess that is where the new bathroomsRead More will go
Dylann Lynch March 3, 2014 at 11:55 am
you aint scared of me
oldfed March 3, 2014 at 05:10 pm
Guess what, climate change is a better, more accurate term than the debunked global warmingRead More nonsense. It's occured thousands of times in the Earth's history. Both sides on this issue can agree on that, can't they? But, IMO humans didn't cause it directly, and cannot alter or stop it. The most critical negative human impact here is simple: too many people! Most of the Third World has NO access to birth control, and the vaunted UN doesn't seem to care. Even China relaxed it's stringent one-child-per-couple policy. Helping people limit their numbers might mitigate this problem. But I refuse to agree w/the Leftists Dems that we are some how to blame. Also, scientists who believe this theory make their paychecks off of scaring citizens, so they're incapable of being neutral.
joesph McCormick March 4, 2014 at 11:34 am
Rollo Tomasi March 1, 2014 at 02:32 pm
Milk...eggs...bread...Bud Lights....ahhhhhhhhhhh
Eddy March 1, 2014 at 05:39 pm
Justin Time March 3, 2014 at 06:49 am
Experts or Drama Queens? ??
Rollo Tomasi February 27, 2014 at 01:15 pm
Great news...very proud of our law enforcement agencies for getting this guy...and look at it thisRead More way...he could get his Masters Degree in those 23 years if the Governor gets his way.