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MK Smith July 23, 2014 at 09:38 am
I'm sorry Stephen Labate lost, but he's right. The most important thing to do now is to dump SteveRead More Israel. Steve forgot about his job to represent us and instead now worships at the Nancy Pelosi altar.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Patch file photo.
Emilia July 14, 2014 at 02:29 pm
Thank you, TJ; your comments are on the mark! You brought us back to the real issue: A person'sRead More right over her own body.
Linda carullo July 14, 2014 at 03:19 pm
Hi Emilia How do you know I am Catholic? Making quite an assumption there, aren't you? You're theRead More one who went to Catholic school for 8 years - according to one of your posts. Guess none of the 10 Commandments stuck in your moral fiber.... Remember the one , " Thou shalt not kill ?" Oh, or that one for the new doctors - the Hippocratic Oath ? First of all - Do no HARM ? And you were a history teacher? Glad I wasn't in your dogmatic class where it must have been your way or the highway. You say that Dogfood and I are too emotional?? And then there's you, so very logical, aren't you? Now that you have said you were a history teacher . All I can say is Wow !and you STILL think wars are about religion? Jeez, where did you go to college? Those who don't study the past are doomed to repeat it....as you know, being a history teacher. Still waiting for your comments on the Mother Teresa quotes . Funny, how you just skipped over them. And chose instead to attack my logic with sarcasm? And also my personal story? What's your personal story ? Guess it's not germane to the subject. Mine was - that's why I shared it. And you chose to denigrate it. try looking up Rowe vs Wade and see where those people are now and what they now believe, it's very enlightening .But you don't ever seem to have any background info. The vast majority of abortions are a form of birth control. Don't believe me ? Look it up. You just seem to be really threatened by someone's OPINION ( and that's all it really is - in the scheme of things) that your belief is not a moral one and that it is ok to murder the unborn and you just go on and on....maybe you yourself have had an abortion. I don't know because you have not shared your story and you have every right not to. But I chose to ... And for you to say that the story took the place of logic is sad to me. Because you know that was not the reason I shared it.... So, in closing I have to say that we are all very lucky to have the right to disagree in public forums like this and no secret police are showing up at our doors. I am done sharing my thoughts. Hopefully I have planted some seeds that will take root and maybe just one of the women reading this will change her mind and offer her child up for adoption. And may that child grow up to invent something that will save lives,enrich our minds, ignite a passion in us, etc. And to those of you who got so angry , well I hope I made you at least think about your basic beliefs and I leave you with one last question ..... " what if you are wrong? " Take care everyone . PS I don't even live in Westchester County , and this email from The Harrison Patch just appeared in my email a few days ago. Go figure ......
Emilia July 14, 2014 at 05:18 pm
Ms Carullo: First of all, LEARN HOW TO READ! I never said that I was a history teacher. Actually,Read More I taught high school English. Let me address some of your statements. !) I never said the you were Catholic; 2) I do live by the 10 commandments, contrary to what you believe. You and I have a different opinion about the 5th one, obviously; 3) The Mother Teresa quote is not relevant to me or the issue. There are many wonderful, benevolent women out there who have unselfishly given of themselves, as she did, who don't share her views about "killing a child." And they are not necessarily steeped in such a religious background. You just chose one whose views came from her Catholic upbringing; 4) And again, let me point out that you chose to ignore my comment that you contradicted yourself when you said that, "Women should be responsible for their own bodies." That is faulty logic on your part. By the way, thank you for saying that I am "so very logical." I strive to be logical and, unlike you, I realize that my personal story is not relevant to the issue at hand. Lastly, I find it scary to think that you are any kind of teacher, the way you ramble on with emotional baggage and issues personal to you, infusing religion into debates where it does not belong, and throwing logic to the wind. I sincerely hope that you kept religion out of your classroom, if you teach in a public school.
Arguendo July 14, 2014 at 07:43 am
And how is the Town's PSEG-LI pole tear-down and feeder cable undergrounding litigation going?Read More Anyone else sense we are on a slow walk to nowhere? The Town and its elected officials are looking particularly ineffective, first bamboozled then stonewalled by the serial liars at PSEG-LI. Of course this assumes the Town officials ever intended to do more than issue press releases to make them appear interested -- while collecting campaign "donations".
Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Patch file photo.
Tony Patrick July 16, 2014 at 03:54 pm
NY State under Cuomo Governorship: 570 jobs lost - Sikorsky Aircraft-closed 174 jobs lost -Read More Dal-Tile Corp-closed 592 jobs lost - Archcare Inc-closing 375 jobs lost - Ralcorp- closing 2 plants 84 jobs lost - Vette Thermal Solutions – moving to NH 350 jobs lost - Daikin McQuay-moving Auburn plant to Tennessee 86 jobs lost - Oberdorfer foundry in DeWitt, NY is closing in May 65 jobs lost - Advanced Monolythic Ceramics in Olean – moving to CA 35 jobs lost - Bombardier Mass transit – closing 50 jobs lost - Spectrum Plastics – closing 160 jobs lost - Menands company (Albany International) – moving to NH by end of 2013 700 jobs lost - IBM June 2013 400 jobs lost - Bausch & Lomb HQ leaving Rochester, NY 2,000 jobs lost - Remington expanding $32m ammunition plant outside Cuomo's business & 2nd Rights hostile NY 100+ jobs lost - Kahr Firearms Group - heading to Pennsylvania to avoid business risks faced in NY under Cuomo 200 jobs lost - December 2013 update: General Electric has announced it will move 200 jobs from its capacitor plant in Fort Edward, NY to Florida in order to cut costs. 600 jobs lost - Alcoa's decision to shut down the Massena East plant announced January 2014. 525 jobs lost - The Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. announced Tuesday January 22, 2014 that it will be closing its Old Mill Road plant in the next two to three years, a move that will affect hundreds of local employees. 75 jobs lost - Premier Tool & Die Cast Corp. Chautauqua, NY - will close its operations May 2014 300 jobs lost - Penguin Group USA Incorporated a/k/a Penguin Random House announced the elimination of ~ 300 jobs - going to Westminster, Md., and Crawfordsville, Ind. and out of NY State by year end. 72 jobs lost - Dewitt Plant Relocates To Mexico announced March 2014. 200 jobs lost - Adecco to move 200 HIGH PAYING JOBS from its headquarters from Melville, LI to Jacksonville, Florida 90 jobs lost - Gaylord Bros.will be moving out of Cicero, NY for greener pastures in Wisconsin. March 2014 425 jobs lost - ConAgra Closing two (2) New York Plants announced March 2014. 35 jobs lost - Kodak to Layoff 35 Workers announced March 2014. 600 jobs lost - Ascena Retail Group moving jobs from PA & NY to Mahwah, NJ (not all 600 jobs are coming from NY, but if you assume half of the 600 do, it's still heartbreaking news. 178 jobs lost - Entenmann's closing Bay Shore, NY bakery - Announced March 2014
Dons Wife July 16, 2014 at 05:06 pm
So you're saying the Governor is not business friendly? We're talking apple & oranges. Let'sRead More take Adecco in Melville NY - They are moving because they've consolidated with another Co. who's HQ is in FL.....That I know for a fact.
Dons Wife July 16, 2014 at 06:49 pm
Jack you definitely need prayers, and I will say one for you so that when you grow up, you willRead More become a better person.
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Steve Green July 11, 2014 at 08:52 pm
LOL! Must be a whole lot of medical emergencies every day, every minute, eh? What is thisRead More "self-righteous" crap? Going over 80 MPH is just plain dangerous. You're quick to call others "self-righteous". But what about your attitude? Entitled. Speed-addicted? Affluenza? Enough name-calling. Let's find some common ground that's also safe to everyone on the road. Job pressures, productivity demands, stressful commutes, economic stress. We are all pressured. Don't take it out on each other. Give the 99% a break and tax the Koch Brothers and their ilk. Then maybe we'd all be a little more relaxed.
Sean Hassett July 17, 2014 at 12:08 am
I have many times been behind someone in the left lane driving below, sometimes way below, the speedRead More limit. On passing, I have seen them on the phone, texting, reading a book, looking at a map, all sorts of crazy stuff. So yes, NY should have a slow-poke law. I drive I-95 often and CT should also have a slow-poke law. The left lane should only be for passing slower traffic, not passing the time of day. In places where there are only two lanes, plan ahead when coming to an on-ramp, move over to the left to allow traffic to enter, then move back when it's safe. Never drive below the speed limit in the left lane.
Steve Green July 18, 2014 at 11:19 am
Yes, Sean, I totally agree. The oblivious slow driver in the left lane is an obnoxious danger to allRead More other drivers. Another one: the obvious drunk driver who insists on staying in the left lane. Why? Isn't he/she just drawing more attention and possible arrest? But these are anecdotes. The bottom line is: we don't care very much about each other any more. Why do narcissists park in No Parking/No Standing zones, creating a traffic problem, when plenty of spots are readily available? There's a much bigger social/cultural issue here; we're all just complaining about the symptoms.
Sen. Jack  M.  Martins , Sen. Carl Marcellino  and  Sen. Kemp  Hannon. Credit: Office of Sen. Jack Martins
Arguendo July 2, 2014 at 06:15 pm
"Settle" on what basis? Costs can't be allowed to increase unless fares (or state subsidy)Read More go up. Are you asking the Governor to give away your money?
Roland A. Ericsson July 3, 2014 at 07:53 am
Money aside, I often see and hear references to antiquated work rules being the driver of increasingRead More costs. Does anybody know what these work rules are? As to my knowledge, nobody seems to be willing to let the riding public know.
Donald Hecht July 3, 2014 at 12:28 pm
Citizens to Martins: we haven't forgotten that you voted against the Marriage Equality Act, andRead More against the Compassionate Care Act in the Senate Health Committee. Your expressed concern about LIRR fares is a thinly veiled Republican partisan attack on Cuomo. You are kidding no one. You don't give a damn about your constituents. We will look at your whole sad record and vote accordingly in November. Perhaps your Master Skelos can find a job for you after that.
15 Grumman Road West/Google Maps
Dons Wife July 17, 2014 at 10:40 am
Tony - Read Capicu's link----and Pope Francis also said we should welcome and accept them.
Tony Patrick July 17, 2014 at 10:47 am
because its not in his backyard. i am sure he will be singing a different tune when muslims fromRead More the middle east continue to flee the conflicts and come to italy, as is the rest of europe.
CAPICU July 17, 2014 at 10:47 am
Dons Wife ..with all due respect I'm not for it.. just to clarify
Grant Lally, left, and Stephen Labate, right.
Leslie June 26, 2014 at 09:47 am
As per Nassau County Board of Elections website: Representative in Congress 3rd DistrictRead More (VOTE FOR) 1 (WITH 338 OF 338 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Grant M. LALLY. . . . . . . . . 1,659 47.66 Stephen A. LABATE. . . . . . . . 1,806 51.88 WRITE-IN. . . . . . . . . . . 16 .46 Total . . . . . . . . . 3,481 It shows that Labate won without the 500 counted.
TJ Eckleburg June 26, 2014 at 01:56 pm
Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum... who cares
karen from East Northport June 27, 2014 at 06:41 pm
Oh Leslie, I hope you are right!
karen from East Northport June 25, 2014 at 07:17 pm
Still to close to call it people. 500 Ballots still need to be counted.
pbug56 June 25, 2014 at 09:03 pm
Other then one having some military background, is there any practical difference between them?Read More Both have promised to take away health care from the millions of people who finally have it - hardly something I would look forward to. I read a comment from someone that the tea whackers want to eliminate and then replace ObamaCare/RomneyCare with something else - but refuse to tell us what the new program would be, and won't explain how the right wing liked these ideas - created by the right wing think take Heritage Society, until Obama endorsed them.
TJ Eckleburg June 26, 2014 at 03:33 pm
Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum
Zephyr Teachout. Photo credit: Fordham University
knee jerk July 6, 2014 at 06:15 pm
OK, I get it now Tired, Obama blamed Bush the Stupid, Stupid can blame Clinton and Clinton can blameRead More Bush the First or perhaps Monica for upending his pendulum?
Tired of Excuses July 6, 2014 at 07:10 pm
That's politics.......that's why I don't believe any of them.....much better to be independent andRead More not buy into any faux agenda.....
Robert Fishman July 10, 2014 at 09:14 am
KJERK Nice, just make up what you need to fit your position? Bush did not blame Clinton. That is aRead More tactic reserved for the lying Democrat party. No personal responsibility just blame others like a teenager does. If Bush is stupid then Obama is brain dead.
mark June 25, 2014 at 08:17 am
the only reasons this remains illegal is because theres so much money to be made keeping it illegal.Read More Theres tons of money being made in jailing people and even more to be made by keeping it a black market commodity.
BRADY June 30, 2014 at 06:25 pm
Good noew this can be teamed up with all the bogus Disabled Plates and Disabled parking permitsRead More issued by state and city agencies
SCOTT July 8, 2014 at 04:05 pm
Please legalize it quick, my lips itch for a nice smooth water bong with a choke on it, ROLL ROLLRead More ROLL A JOINT, PASS IT DOWN THE LINE, TAKE A TOKE AND HOLD THE SMOKE AND BLOW YOUR FCKN MIND. Light up AMERICA you to Cuomo still.
This hit-and-run crash in Greenlawn left a woman seriously injured last year.  Credit: Steve Silverman
Frank Esposito June 22, 2014 at 09:36 am
Actually Eddie, the way the previous laws were written, there was incentive to run. Be careful withRead More that "police state" talk and save it were needed. Here were do not have issue if you look at it correctly. P.S., if you are wearing a tinfoil hat, please do not reply. Thanks!
Richard June 26, 2014 at 04:21 pm
hit and run should be taken serious and these people should be arrested and maybe lose thereRead More licenses for a certain period.
Robert Fishman July 10, 2014 at 09:19 am
Have a couple wines with your dinner, get in a car, get bagged by a rogue DWI cop a mile from yourRead More home looking for eight hours OT in processing you. Your world is destroyed, misdemeanor record, 5000k in fines, insurance upped 100%, mandatory courses, NYS surcharges in the 1000s and not to mention 5000k on a criminal attorney. Hit and run.....driving without a license.....we here it all the time....license suspended 22 times??? Welcome to NY land of the libs and corrupt.
Patch file photo
Eva Radke June 14, 2014 at 09:33 am
Maybe jilted ex-boyfriends will actually have to pay the consequences for using exes' sexuality as aRead More form of punishment and humiliation. Good.
Jo Keohane June 14, 2014 at 11:12 am
Pearl, I guess the person who is in the picture will decide.
Rods July 7, 2014 at 06:03 am
GOOD. ABOUT TIME.
Adam May 20, 2014 at 10:05 am
al·leg·ed·ly /əˈlejidlē/ adverb 1. used to convey that something isRead More claimed to be the case or have taken place, although there is no proof. synonyms: reportedly, supposedly, reputedly, purportedly, ostensibly; More
Adam May 20, 2014 at 10:05 am
although there is no proof.
Utility poles on Port Washington Blvd. Credit: File Photo
allen kroft May 22, 2014 at 11:06 pm
ina, There was not enough public outrage in town to convince the local pols to stick their necks outRead More and take on PSEG and Albany. Some people tried to keep the issue alive through a petition and a website (Keepthenorthshorebeautiful.com) and handing out fliers, etc. but there was not a real sustained grass roots activism in town, which would be necessary to halt a project like this. Now it seems that Albany and PSEG will have their way in bringing this pestilence to our community.
Arguendo May 25, 2014 at 10:30 am
Every one of "our" local legislators and representatives deserves to be turned out onRead More their calculated slow walk and their pathetic failure to act. East Hampton was far more responsive and activist. And how about "Residents," who were more interested in advancing their Main Street agenda than defeating the PSEG pole campaign, as evidenced by the wording of their self-serving petition.
Arguendo May 30, 2014 at 10:29 am
EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Twenty East Hampton residents and a business group have sued theRead More Long Island Power Authority and PSEG Long Island over a new power line. The suit says the 6-mile overhead transmission line has lowered property value by about $300 million and threatened aquifers with a chemical used to treat poles. Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/1kbBMhp) says the suit seeks $50 million in damages and for emotional distress. The residents and the Long Island Businesses for Responsible Energy also seek an injunction requiring the utilities to remove the poles and bury the transmission lines. PSEG declined to comment on the suit. But the company says it was confident its approach to the project was proper. It says the chemical used to treat the poles is standard "industry practice." http://poststar.com/news/state-and-regional/hampton-residents-sue-utilities-over-power-line/article_8e633bcb-838c-5b43-bd1f-2ab3c6d24ba9.html
Brian Burke May 13, 2014 at 07:09 pm
The amount being allocated is a drop in the bucket for what is need to correctly fill the potholes.Read More Throwing cold patch or stones with a little tar is not a repair for potholes. Also a shovel of asphalt does not hold. These holes must be properly cut ou and pounded with base materials before putting asphalt and tar edging in order for the repair to last! If you go around the country you will never see such sloppy work done to the roads!
brookhavenconfucius May 14, 2014 at 05:50 am
PURE POLITICAL PATRONAGE FOR LOCAL DEMOCRAT-SOCIALISTS AND OTHER COMRADE CUOMO TOADIES, LIKE UNIONS,Read More AND STATE LEECHES !
Tideline May 20, 2014 at 08:03 am
#1 worst state to be a motorist. I'm no longer convinced being this bad is an accident. You haveRead More to TRY to be the best / worst on all these measures. http://blog.timesunion.com/gettingthere/new-york-ranked-worst-state-to-be-a-motorist/6122/ At least Cuomo is doing well at something, being worst and last.
Patch File Photo
knee jerk July 3, 2014 at 08:27 pm
No, Igor: If it comes out of their mouths it is the truth. You on the other hand have to proveRead More everything you say. At least that's the way it seemed when I last did jury duty. Hypocrisy.
Igor July 4, 2014 at 06:27 pm
Last time I had jury duty, the judge giving the instructions told us that when listening toRead More testimony, the police testimony holds no more credence than the average citizen. If you fight a ticket, guess who the judge is going to believe?
knee jerk July 4, 2014 at 08:58 pm
My point exactly.
Patch File Photo
WompBomp June 13, 2014 at 04:18 pm
>Democrats<
T as in Truth June 13, 2014 at 10:35 pm
Speaking of no bs....time to think about stopping at white castle® to try theirnew siratchaRead More chicken sliders. Available for a kimited time only.
T as in Truth June 13, 2014 at 10:37 pm
Speaking of no bs....time to think about stopping at white castle® to try their new siratchaRead More chicken sliders. Available for a limited time only.
North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth. Credit: TONH
Arguendo May 1, 2014 at 07:15 am
And the slow walk on the PSEG pole issue continues. Completely useless localRead More "representatives": DiGiorgio, Bosworth, Martins.
R Miller May 2, 2014 at 11:24 am
In light of the tragedy of what happened at the legal seafoods this law is needed. If it saves oneRead More life then it is worth it.
Scotty April 30, 2014 at 10:33 pm
What ? Are you kidding ? Our Lord and Savior Cuomo "giving" millions to Westchester atRead More this time of the year ? Hmmmmm...something is rotten in Denmark. Excuse me for being just a tad suspicious of a gift giving leader...now where did I hear this one before ? What a farce !
Pat Godfrey May 1, 2014 at 10:12 am
20 million in government spending. A drop in the bucket. Cuomo wastes more than that in governmentRead More fraud alone. NYS The highest taxed state in the country and still he finds more ways to spend more money. What does he care? If he runs out of budget he will just raise taxes again.
jo May 1, 2014 at 12:19 pm
dump the dems... All of the Them
Chris April 30, 2014 at 08:21 am
TJ.....the government is involved in every move we make as citizens. Now they tell us where weRead More should live and how we should live. They have the power to bring financial ruin us if we do not comply, at the very least. We pay a huge amount of our income in the form of taxes, and yet we see our infrastructure crumbling here locally as well as nationally. The use of the race card or the civil rights issues are used as an excuse for the fed to gain more power over us. The majority of us were disgusted by sterling a comments about his black players on the NBA. He has been fined and banned by the NBA. Any sponsor who does business with him will be doing their company damage. The system has worked. This racist knows how the majority of us feel. We will soon be regulated to death.
Mike Elks April 30, 2014 at 12:47 pm
What Sterling said was a private discussion or rant he was having in his home with his black girlRead More friend. It was private. When did private conversations become something that could be used against anyone. Here are some public conversations that haven't caused a ripple. How about that black racist NBA star Charles Barkley who said "that's why I hate white people".Any blowback? Nada. How about the ugly bug-eyed puke Spike Lee who said he wished he had a gun so he could kill whites. Anything happen to his going nowhere career? Nothing. How about Jamie Foxx who makes most of his money from stupid white audiences, and his racist rant about that jerk off movie Django. But most importantly, how about the Halloween mask, Al Sharpton. He destroys a man's career over the liar Tawana Brawley and goes on to demand incarceration for the Duke Lacrosse players who had nothing to do with the black whore who falsely accused them. It turns out he's also been an FBI snitch. The FBI doesn't turn anybody unless they've got a lot of dirt on them and Sharpton was as dirty as they come. Anything happen to him. Yep. He was given a talk show on MSNBC and Obama invites him to the WH. Grow up America. This is the result of a radical change in our culture and it's going to get worse as our rights are stripped from us.
joe patch May 9, 2014 at 04:50 pm
Same old....it is always someone else's fault for their own shortcomings....there is no collegeRead More degree in the bottom of a MacDonalds bag or bucket of chicken. Don't like it GTFO and make your complaints to a witch doctor...then they will cut your head off and boil it for complaining. So sick of criminal illegals raiding our country and then insulting everything we do here demanding this and that. But you look crooked at one of them and you will feel the wrath of the Liberal Hacks that have overridden Gods word that all men are created equal....not according to them these criminals that steal from out household budgets everyday are better than us..you get your nose broken and good luck suing a criminal illegal cause they wont bring him up on charges....but you do the same....get ready to do 15-20 years and loose everything you ever worked for....Suff DA spota is at the top of the list of peole who think their twisted way of thinking is above God's. This is the danger of the LIB mind....they are always right...not because of fact but just because they say so and in their tiny little minds it sounds oh so good. No worries about what the reality is...like deficits, debt, and breaking the backs of the hardworking middle class.
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