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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!
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)
Temple Israel of Great Neck
Steven Katz April 6, 2014 at 10:49 am
At an egalitarian Conservative synagogue (already breaking halacha in many ways) who's going toRead More supervise the kashrut? Better you should find a more 'traditional' place to go.
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.
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 ?
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.
knee jerk March 2, 2014 at 07:22 am
Vincent?: OK I don't answer ,then use the caller id # to call them back. If a live person answers IRead More berate them- nicely. The other method is I have a childs' toy musical horn that plays various barnyard animal sounds like a cow or pig or chicken or duck or sheep. When a live person is on the other end I play those animal sounds into the phone until they hang up.
TJ Eckleburg March 2, 2014 at 03:48 pm
Knee, you obviously have way too much time on your hands
knee jerk March 12, 2014 at 09:46 am
Hey, TJ: Yes I do, but I use it wisely.
localguy February 28, 2014 at 06:18 am
Forget about it, paying nearly 6k a year with no kids in school. A real killer!
Patchogue Snoop March 5, 2014 at 09:34 am
As suffolk nears bankruptcy due to the obscene salary increase this guy gave to the SCPD over theRead More next five years....this is what he sees as important.
Patchogue Snoop March 8, 2014 at 06:03 am
I pay 1900 for the SCPD to get rich. My friend in Florida pays 1600 for everything including aRead More professional police force.
Police are investigating the shooting of Oheka Castle owner Gary Melius Monday afternoon.
brookhavenconfucius February 26, 2014 at 04:33 am
Phil IF you believe that " ...participation in high school football has diminished be due toRead More the concussions and other football injuries becoming so rampant in the college and professional levels..." YOU WOULD BELIEVE ANYTHING, THAT'S 'SHOVELED' TO YOU, AND CALLED "NEWS" ! IT'S ALL ABOUT CONTROL.
Phil Konigsberg February 26, 2014 at 12:37 pm
@bc: Nothing has been shoveled to me, I was just reflecting on the above posters commentsRead More questioning why so few turned out for the football team. I have no conviction on my premise as to why there was a poor turnout, just a thought.
oldfed March 3, 2014 at 07:06 am
Good, about time! No suprise that kids are being injured playing violent sports. Blame the parents,Read More particularly the fathers, who encourage this macho nonsense. Want to turn a boy into a man, join the Marines. I hear these windbags even yelling at their daughters playing the most ridiculous of all games, girls field hockey! No wonder our kids aren't getting a good education, they're running around chasing a little ball. Well, dogs do a better job of that....
Photo Credit: Kathie Cibulski
SUSAN ELLEN JASKULEK February 24, 2014 at 10:20 am
Ivan Ivanovich February 25, 2014 at 01:13 am
The orange cat needs a home too, shame on scrubport
Mary H February 27, 2014 at 11:41 am
This is the best story EVER!!!!! Thank you to all VOLUNTEERS! You are the best people on Earth!!!
amerpatriot March 29, 2014 at 10:06 am
Just thought of it. Instead of prison time, we should simply give out college educations.Read More According to Como, this would save the state even more! Say, for a misdemeanor, you could get two years education. For a Class B Felony, you might be eligible for a Master's Degree. The harder you work at crime, the better your degree. Maybe even get a car as well. We could reduce auto theft that way.
Mickey March 29, 2014 at 11:19 am
amerpatriot! Love your way of thinking!! Just bypass all the crap and give them everything theyRead More would get after this admin. is done with them anyway!! Brilliant! I do think they need lodging too... so how about we throw in a cute little house!! Don't want them to have to try to qualify for a mortgage!
Ladydi69126 April 2, 2014 at 07:58 am
Forget it the Bleeding heart liberals will never get it
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Patchogue Snoop February 23, 2014 at 08:44 am
So borrowing from the LIB side.......you approve of the systematic extermination of our wild duckRead More population. That makes you a supporter of murder....shame on you.
DEBBIE O February 23, 2014 at 09:36 am
I was shocked when I first heard about the proposed swan elimination! These are beautiful creaturesRead More that need to be left alone. I love to see the gathering of swans at Argyle Lake!
Patchogue Snoop February 23, 2014 at 09:41 am
Another murderer of Ducks........shame on you. so you decide which animals get to live now? JustRead More based on how cute they are...completely ignoring the ecosystem. Why do you think the scientist favor this approach. Want swans go see them were they are native species not invaders killing off my local ducks. You are so selfish! I hope you come back as a duck in pond loaded with swans.....an ugly duck
Dan B. February 18, 2014 at 05:18 pm
To Derp : He wish!!!!
Six Pack February 18, 2014 at 08:18 pm
At least his cats like him.
Florette Small February 20, 2014 at 10:41 am
It's February 20th not the 17th...old news!!!
marotta56 February 16, 2014 at 08:32 am
just relax and enjoy the snow:)
Irene February 16, 2014 at 01:56 pm
This is yesterday's news. Can you update the article with fresh news or a new article please?Read More We are now expecting more snow tonight and tomorrow night!!! That would be much more informative. Where the heck are all the bloggers?
An Original February 17, 2014 at 08:26 am
This is the day before yesterday's news. Patch is really asleep at the switch. Starting to thinkRead More about unsubscribing...
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Ms. Lisa February 15, 2014 at 01:21 pm
So unbelievably sweet. I hope I have that kind of love one day. It gives me hope and inspiration toRead More never settle . True love really does exist!
Six Pack February 16, 2014 at 12:54 am
Fantastic! A true love story!
Marilyn February 17, 2014 at 04:51 am
This is a wonderful love story. It would make a terrific book and I don't mean that as a derogatoryRead More comment. I think young couples can learn how to make their marriage last forever and raise their children to do the same. I wish both couples many more years of happiness.....
scallop scum February 16, 2014 at 03:04 pm
I have learned there is money to be made crying the sky is falling...and cry they will go online andRead More research bottom trawling, you will "learn" from various eco groups the horror and devistation put upon the ocean floor and they will impart their knowledge of how the sea floor never recovers and becomes barren......then go to mtk and watch the inshore draggers make the same tows they have been making for 50+ years....remember CHICKEN LITTLE IS AN ASS
scallop scum February 16, 2014 at 03:30 pm
And remember, the environmental defence fund was started by Sun oil because you know they areRead More "environmentalists"
joesph McCormick March 4, 2014 at 11:33 am
Credit: Northport Patch
d February 15, 2014 at 07:50 am
Adorable. I shared it on FB with the caveat that it was a snowcat (not of the trail groomer type butRead More of the tail groomer type).
sjok17 February 15, 2014 at 11:52 am
climate change killed off the dinasaurs, too.
Kelly Dolin February 17, 2014 at 02:51 pm
too cute !
Christopher Wendt February 14, 2014 at 07:07 am
@BP mom re: "For a super who's only been here a year, he's not making responsible, educatedRead More decisions if you ask me!" I assure you the Super's decisions are both reasonable and educated; they just don't agree with the Group Think of you and the other moms you talked to. You termed his decision yesterday a "very bad decision"; what were the actual results that proved "very bad"? There were none. ....................................................................................................... The Superintendent, in consultation with the Board of Education makes decisions about opening, closing, or delaying school in the face of inclement weather. They are authorized to do that. You, as a parent, make decisions about your own children. In my opinion, which does not count in this at all, is that your decision to keep your kids home was probably the worse of the two decisions made in reaction to yesterday's storm. But those are your kids and you are their mom. They missed a day of school but they stayed home safe and warm. I am sure you know that life is not all safe, and toasty warm; your kids will eventually learn that as well, just not yet.
BP mom February 16, 2014 at 09:37 pm
I wish I was such an analytical genius as you Christopher, thank you for dissecting my comments soRead More we can all have a clear picture. You can add some facts: at the time we were expected to drive our kids to school, because our district does NOT provide buses, snow was falling at a rate of 1" per 20 minutes with golf ball sized snowflakes, to quote the newsman on channel 12, and we could barely see across the street. Plus our street was nowhere to be found under the 8-10" of snow because the plows couldn't keep up. Doesn't sound very responsible and educated to me to expected children and staff to come out in that and our governor agrees as he declared a state of emergency. But again thank you for helping clarify my comment with your expertise as I'm sure you not only live and was present in blue point during the storm but you are a meteorologist also!
Christopher Wendt February 17, 2014 at 08:21 am
Yours was a personal decision for the safety of your own children. Many people across the state wereRead More confronted with that decision this month. Some, like yourself, opted to keep their kids home. Others sent or brought their kids to school, some came later, etc. Those districts that opted not to close were roundly criticized by those parents who kept their kids home, which is understandable. Many parents who took their kids to school also criticized the decision makers. Such is the nature of these things. As Governor Cuomo said to Mayor De Blasio who was being blasted for keeping The City schools open, "That's life. Welcome the The Job!"
123 February 12, 2014 at 09:12 pm
http://www.examiner.com/article/greenpeace-leader-forced-to-admit-climate-change-exaggerations ForceRead More feeding americans the best BS they can buy.
Ron February 12, 2014 at 10:50 pm
Crocus. Crocus. Come out come out wherever you are!
ed February 13, 2014 at 09:38 am
No such thing as MAN MADE climate change you dope! Don't be ignorant! The Earth goes throughRead More natural cycles!
TJ Eckleburg February 12, 2014 at 09:24 pm
It's Obama's fault.
FedUpRealist February 12, 2014 at 11:17 pm
Why did the fiberal dumbercrat talking point change vernacular from global warming to climateRead More change???..
Big_E February 13, 2014 at 08:15 am
So simpletons like yourself could understand it's not just warmer summers, but colder winters. But IRead More guess they didn't make it simple enough for you.
Justin Time February 10, 2014 at 07:30 pm
High taxes, 64% of them are teachers and administrators, decrease them, increase services..easy fix
William Swiskey sr February 10, 2014 at 08:42 pm
If you take the time to check Greenports Highway Dept Budget. You will find moneys budgeted forRead More clearing snow, more then sufficent to clear the snow piles from the downtown area. Was that money used for other things, say maybe a festival to benefit the few. Did the board party on?
Carly February 12, 2014 at 06:48 pm
TJ -- fabulous alias…good to know you're watching
Regina Mascia February 9, 2014 at 02:17 pm
South Cherry Valley Avenue in West Hempstead, South of Hempstead Turnpike is a disaster!! It is likeRead More driving through an obstacle course!!
larry teague February 10, 2014 at 11:52 am
see the west end of long beach and the canals. see the north park area. oddly enough, the dum dumsRead More that run this town aren't patting themselves on the back about the great job they are doing about this. maybe this is just one time when it can't be lied about
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) February 10, 2014 at 06:51 pm
Don't forget to click on "Report" to log your pothole issue(s) on the interactive map.
Ray M February 6, 2014 at 10:49 am
The town plowed the other side of my street about 18 inches from the curb. My side of the streetRead More they plowed about 3 feet from the curb. In front of several houses, mine included, they plowed about 6.5 to 7 feet from the curb. Both of my cars, and a few others belonging to my neighbors, (although to be fair not everyone), were parked in the driveway, specifically to help with the snow removal efforts. Not only did the drivers remove less snow from the street area directly in front of our houses than every other house, but the plows also dropped off the blocks of ice it had accumulated from every other area they had plowed on the street. I can understand if the plows came directly down the center of the road in order to provide safe passage, but that simply was not the case. I ended up removing “the now blocks of ice” in front of my house, manual no machine, so that my wife can park her car legally and navigate safely into the driveway and inside the house. To add insult to injury, a sander just came down my block. Morons! How about removing the snow first then spreading the sand? You can’t fix stupid!
cloid442 February 6, 2014 at 07:15 pm
Granted this winter is snow heavy on us. It doesn't mean we have to lose common sense. To my moronRead More neighbor who insists on throwing the snow back into the street right in front of my driveway, you my friend just don't get it. Mr Spinello welcome to a special place called glen cove as mayor. Now what. You have handed out some high paying positions to people who supported you but really are not qualified to operate elevator let alone DPW. Perhaps you can explain to us why the road leading to Hempstead harbor yacht club is spotless clear of snow all the way to the boat launch area. Yes it was plowed I'm guessing for those few people that like taking their dogs for a playfull romp and walk but yet streets like Yale ,Tulane ,Dartmouth ,seaman, Taft, and so many more residents have to struggle just to get out and go to work or shopping. Perhaps I sound complacent. Trust me I'm not. I'm being realistic. I know snow and winter doesn't last forever but please let's rethink about our neighbors and a better way to clear our roads more efficiently. Thank you
Rosemarie Marangiello February 6, 2014 at 10:49 pm
Seems like the "moronic" brains really show up during snow storms, some clean and throwRead More snow in street or use snow blower for their driveways while blowing snow on neighbors houses ... it's not only winter, they do dumb shit in the summer too!