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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.
AR April 16, 2014 at 02:57 pm
We as a nation. Let's be generous and assume the "we as a nation" part included most ofRead More the 365,000 total dead and 275,200 wounded Union soldiers. The Confederacy dead numbered about 275,000. The combined total is about the same as the numbers of soldiers killed in all our wars, WW1, WW2, Korean War, Vietnam War, Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
CAPICU April 16, 2014 at 03:15 pm
AR....Just so you know I don't have a problem equating GOD given to having been created by naturalRead More selection. For example, inheriting the fear of spiders from my ancestor’s because the fear of spiders was passed down to me by the instructions written within the DNA now residing inside my body. Also lets not forget that our gun and ammo manufacturers have provided our mass murderers with the best weapons of mass destruction money can buy.
CAPICU April 16, 2014 at 03:37 pm
AR.. its kind of odd I don't get your math. You said 365,000 dead plus 275,000 on the confederateRead More side .To me this equals 640,000.Then you said this is greater than all our wars, WW1, WW2, Korean War, Vietnam War, Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Does this also include the people murdered by the USA armed forces ?
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.
That RVC guy March 26, 2014 at 07:14 am
Hard working? Apparently the author hasnt tried to get a propane refill at the Uhaul on Maple. TheyRead More make snails look like F-14's. Egads.
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 ?
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
“Living, Out Loud”essayists include Paula Ganzi Licata,Robin Eileen Bernstein, Claudia Gryvatz Copquin and Iyna Bort Caruso
That RVC guy March 13, 2014 at 05:47 pm
Travel to Northport to hear a bunch of yapping yenta's...or stay home and slowly push needles intoRead More my eyes....its a no brainer, where's that sewing kit....
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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.
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.
NCPD posted a picture on their Facebook page of Jim Caviezel, star of hit CBS show, Person of Interest, as he walked near NCPD headquarters Tuesday. (Photo: NCPD Facebook)
Regina Mascia February 26, 2014 at 07:37 pm
I can't believe I missed seeing "my sweetheart"!!!!! He must have forgotten to tell me heRead More was going to be in town!! (shucks)
LS February 26, 2014 at 10:15 pm
Fine actor. Loved him in "Frequency."
Linda Kaldor March 28, 2014 at 01:36 am
Does anyone know what was being filmed in Bellmore village? I have looked everywhere and I can'tRead More find out what it was. I'm just curious cause ever since high school I have always been interested in behind the scenes TV. I would have stayed and watched but it was way to cold. If anyone has any info I would appreciate it if you would share it with me. Thanks