Week of April 26, 2007

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Commentary: Rev. Holly Haile Davis, D.D.


From Indian Country Today: Police Raid on Shinnecock

What's the Katrina where you live?

Journey to Another World

Peace & Justice Calendar

Suffolk Peace Vigils

Long Island Climate Solutions Network - Calendar

Counter Recruiting Schedule

Alternative Media for Eastern LI

Democracy Now!

Non-corporate news hour with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez:
on Riverhead/Southampton/Southold/Shelter Island Channel 20:

Monday 9 pm - Tuesday 9 pm - Wednesday 9 pm - Thursday 11 pm -
Friday - 8 pm- Saturday - 10 pm

Also on WUSB 90.1 FM 5pm Mon-Friday and East Hampton LTV Ch 20

See WPKN Today for program details on WPKM heard at 88.7 Montauk to Water Mill and WPKN 89.5 Bridgeport to Southampton and Southold.

WPKN/M Local News at 6:30 pm (Mon-Fri) has occasional reports from the East End.

Available on the Net: Gordian Raacke on WPKN:

"Going Solar" - In this special program, our guest, renewable energy expert Gordian Raacke, will explain how solar energy systems can be used in existing homes to generate electricity for appliances, as well as, heat for hot water and space heating. You'll learn how much energy these systems can create, how much typical systems cost, what tax credits and rebates are available and how much theymight reduce your energy bills.
Originally broadcast April 15, 2007. Interviewer: Ken MacDermotRoe

Download at http://mdrtalk.org

or more Information on Peace Activism on LI

see North Fork People of Conscience at www(.)nfpofc(.)blogspot(.)com

see Suffolk Progressive Vision at www(.)spv(.)active(.)ws


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Commentary: Rev. Holly Haile Davis D.D.

Reverend Holly Haile Davis of Shinnecock comments on the drug raid on the Shinnecock Reservation conducted by law enforcement agents last Thursday, April 19:

There is not one Shinnecock family who has not been affected by the situation that woke us up on Thursday morning.

There was a true sense of terror being brought to us. To be rudely awakened was something that shocked and touched my entire community.

There are many who, of course, are very glad to see illegal firearms and illegal drugs removed from our community.

We would like some truth to go along with the remembering of this story and in the re-telling of this storyand we would like some compassion in the interpreting of what this means.

It is unfortunate that non - Shinnecock people have been coming to the reservation in the dark of night to buy illegal drugs for quite some time and they have created and butressed this illegal trade.

There is not enough money on Shinnecock to create a multi-million anything. We are a people who live, according to the statistics of the outside, at or below poverty level.

Yes, there need to be ways of getting at illegal drug trafficking. There need also to be ways to get at substance abuse.

We don't know where substance abuse is going to end but we do know the beginnings of substance abuse among our native peoples. We know that "Rhum" was a form of payment when Indian men were paid. We also know that treaties and agreements and land exchanges were negociated with whiskey and we know that this is part of the history of this nation.

These are difficult questions but they are questions that are not going away just because they've not been addressed.

For that matter our people are not going to go away just because we have found many challenges in trying to live and work and be educated and be full participants in the community in which we live.

We are not so stupid to think that the outsiders have all of the answers and all the solutions and if the Indians would just shut up and do what they were told then all would be well in the world. That has been the policy for at least 500 years on this continent and I think that it is time that it stopped.


This commentary was prepared for broadcast on WPKN 89.5 Bridgeport / WPKM 88.7 Montauk.


To those who witnessed it, the 'drug raid' on the Shinnecock Reservation last Thursday before dawn may have seemed like an attack by US military on a foreign land.

The result:

Removal from the reservation of illegal drugs and weapons along with the (mostly) young men involved in this sorted business.

Elimination of a source of drugs for area residents inside and outside the Reservation.

Terrorizing of a population who woke to the sound of helicoptors circling their land.

Hope that drug addiction on the Reservation and off may be eradicated.
The people of Shinnecock need our support - moral and economic. One way this can be done is by telling our elected officials in Town Hall to stop funding a campaign designed to prevent our native neighbors from ever breaking out of the cycle of poverty that drives some to seek a quick but dangerous way out.

Even before the recent trial in Federal Court which saw the Town attempting to deny Shinnecock from building on their Westwoods land, Southampton Town had spent well over a million dollars fighting the Shinnecock Nation's efforts to establish a gaming casino.

US law provides that one of three ways a Tribe can be recognized is by a decision of a Federal judge. After Federal Judge Thomas Platt issued his decision in favor of recognition of the Shinnecock's status as a sovereign Indian nation our elected officials including both US Senators and Rep. Tim Bishop all continued to oppose Federal recognition for Shinnecock. Senator Schumer wrote to the Secretary of the Dept of Interior asking that no action be taken on the Shinnecock's application for recognition.

We need to tell our representatives to change course and support, not oppose Federal recognition for the Shinnecock Nation. This will bring economic benefit for all of us.

And while we are in this mode we can also send a note to our representatives in Albany along with the Governor. Remind them that State law recognizes the Native Tribes within New York borders as sovereign. They have every right to conduct commerce without taxation by the State.

BTW: The Native Businesses along Montauk Highway in Southampton are still open selling totally legal items not made in China such as mocasins from New Mexico and organic fair-trade coffee grown by indigenous people of Latin America and roasted on the reservation.

Town Supervisor Patrick Heaney: pheaney@town.southampton.ny.us

Members of the Town Board are:

Hon. Nancy S. Graboski NGraboski@town.southampton.ny.us
Hon. Linda A. Kabot, Councilwoman LKabot@town.southampton.ny.us
Hon. Steven T. Kenny, Councilman SKenny@town.southampton.ny.us
Hon. Christopher R. Nuzzi, Councilman Cnuzzi@town.southampton.ny.us

Congressman Tim Bishop tim.bishop@mail.house.gov

Senator Chuck Schumer
145 Pine Lawn Road #300
Melville, NY 11747
Phone: 631-753-0978
Fax: 631-753-0997

Senator Hilary Clinton http://clinton.senate.gov/contact/webform.cfm?subj=issue

Governor Eliot Spitzer

State Assemblyman Fred Thiele ielef@assembly.state.ny.us

State Senator Lavalle http://senatorlavalle.com/send_email.asp

What’s the Katrina where you live?

from Rev. Alison Cornish:

When the editors of our newsletter told me that they wanted to devote much of the April newsletter to the subject of the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, I was deeply moved, and grateful to have a chance to share more of my experience with you. In these times of short media (and individuals’) attention spans, we all know how hard it is to follow a story over the course of days and weeks, never mind months or years. For me, my trip to New Orleans was a keen reminder that long after a story leaves the front – and even back – pages of the newspaper, people continue to struggle mightily to put their lives back together. They continue to mourn and grieve losses. And, at a time when they are most vulnerable and depleted of resources, they continue to come up against powerful forces that frustrate justice and equity.

When the television coverage of the days after Katrina showed the world the chaos that ensued, I, like many people, was deeply distressed by the lack of a committed and clear response to human suffering from every level of government. What is so sad today is that the situation goes on, and on – the end is not anywhere near in sight.

While Imke and I met and talked with those who have been living and working in New Orleans this past 1 ½ years, I was struck by the number of people who said, “Thank you for coming. We need your help. But please remember that New Orleans is not unique, ‘special.’ What happened here could happen – anywhere. What’s the Katrina where you live?”

I interpreted their words a couple of ways. In one sense, as a people, we have too often disregarded what it takes to live in harmony with the natural world. When the wetlands that provided a buffer to the Gulf Coast were all but eliminated, and when a below-sea-level city was thought to be adequately protected by some man-made dikes and levees, the door was left open for the flooding of New Orleans . This is certainly not unique to Louisiana . The debris of our carelessness and hubris exists all over our planet in the clear-cutting of rain forests, rampant production of carbon dioxide emissions, aggressive pumping of our aquifers – I could go on. Katrina shows us our deeply fallible notion about how powerful we think we are when it comes to controlling the effects of weather and climate.

But I also interpreted their words as this: our towns, cities – the communities and neighborhoods of our nation – are broken. Sure, when the systems are working for those with privilege, it’s tough to see all that is broken. But when a disaster arrives, and the curtain is pulled back for all to see into the depths of a place all manner of people call home, the truth is revealed. What we witnessed in those hours, days and weeks after the storm represents years – even centuries – of systemic and institutionalized oppressions. A city – a country – does not “suddenly” engage in racism, or classism – it takes years of history and actions, laws and practices to accomplish this. The answer to this version of “what’s the Katrina where you live?” is difficult to answer. Perhaps we have many already here on the East End – the lack of affordable housing, the immigrant workforce at the vortex of a political and legal maelstrom, depletion of fresh water resources, gentrification of our few mixed-race and mixed-income neighborhoods. Any one of these is a keen reminder that the systems in place are working well for only a part of the population who call this place home.

It sounds strange to say that I’m grateful, deeply so, to have gone to New Orleans – that the trip was a gift to me. May it be a gift that helps me to keep on giving – as inspiration, as reminder, as connection, and as compassion.




Reverend Alison Cornish is the pastor of the Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of the South Fork in Bridgehampton. This article and the companion article "Journey to Another World" were originally published in the UUCSF Bulletin for April, 2007.

Rev. Cornish can be reached at acornish@uuma.org

Rev. Alison Cornish: Journey to Another World

On the plane headed down to New Orleans to the UUSC’s Justworks Camp, I learned that the folks sitting on either side of me were heading south to volunteer. For one, it was a whole new experience; for the other, a third trip. Their presence gave me pause – here it was, nearly 18 months after the hurricanes Rita and Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, on a Saturday morning in February, and (seemingly) the plane was loaded with people going to help out? The conversation on the plane allowed me to begin to imagine the scale of the work – and the week – ahead of us. We parted ways in the baggage area – one to Catholic Charities, another to Habit for Humanity, and myself and Imke Littman to our group, identifiable by the sleeping bags we all were lugging.

After depositing our luggage in the dormitory-style sleeping quarters housed at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans, a group of us headed out for a walk. It was my first up-close view of the damage. In the neighborhood of the church, “Uptown,” there had been three feet of standing water, for three weeks. Many houses in the area stood untouched from the day of the storm, while others had been gutted, and a few repaired and reoccupied. I was struck by how quiet the area was – very little active construction, few people out on the streets. Stores remained closed. Sidewalks and gutters were cluttered with debris. Again, the scale of the work grew inside my mind.

Throughout the week, Imke and I would learn more about the reality of today’s New Orleans . Whole areas of the city have yet to have water systems, electricity, sewer and even traffic lights repaired. Financial assistance to homeowners is bogged down in endless red tape. Nonprofits are struggling under the staggering volume of needs. FEMA trailers still sit, unused, in vast lots outside the city.

But we did more than learn. We also worked, helping to gut the houses of four families. “Gutting” involves removing everything from inside a house: all the personal belongings left behind; all the furnishings, household items and decorations; all the rugs, plaster, lath and tile – everything down to the studs. It was challenging work. One day I picked up a woman’s engagement ring from what might have been a bedside table. Imke took a frying pan of food out of an oven. The sense that individuals took flight, quickly, came home to us both.

Both Imke and I are still “processing” all that we saw, heard, and did in a single week in New Orleans . On the one hand, in the face of needs so vast, our contribution was so small. On the other, I think of how many other planes have carried volunteers like us, from all parts of the nation, to be of help. New Orleans indeed casts light on what is both the best and the worst of our country today.


Reverend Alison Cornish is the pastor of the Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of the South Fork in Bridgehampton. This article and the companion article "What's the Katrina where you are?" were originally published in the UUCSF Bulletin for April, 2007.

Rev. Cornish can be reached at acornish@uuma.org

Peace & Justice Calendar - Starting April 26

For details on these events scroll down:

* April 29 (Sunday): Lynne Stewart at WBAI Benefit in Huntington at 5:30 pm

* April 30 (Monday) School Parent Advocacy at Monthly OLA Meeting Bridgehamton at 7:30pm

* May 1 (Tuesday): Motherhood Issues: The Rights of Immigrant Children - West Islip at 7pm

* May 2 (Wednesday): Reading - "The Dandelion War" in East Hampton 7:15 pm

* May 4 (Friday): "Facing the Wall" - Talk about Palestine in Mattituck at 5:30 pm

* May 5 (Saturday): Facing War - North Fork People of Conscience documentary at Cutchogue 7pm

* May 9 (Wednesday): "Sag Harbor Is" Reading in Southampton at Noon

* May 12 (Saturday): Reading from "Ruth's Skirts" by Kathy Engel in Sag Harbor at 6pm

* May 14(Monday): Discussion/Forum on Immigration In Southampton at 10:15 am

May 21 (Monday): Hijacking Catastrophe - Documentary in Shirley at 7pm

Repeating Events:

* Second Friday of Month: US Dept. of Labor Rep at OLA's Water Mill Office

* Demonstration at Patchogue Recruiting Station 12-1:30 pm

* Every Thursday evening - Book Study Group in Water Mill

* "Herstory" Writing Workshops on Wednesdays in Farmingville (Spanish and English) 3 to 5 pm and Thursdays in Spanish only in East Hampton at 7 pm

* Second Tuesday of Month: South Fork Chapter of LI Progressive Coalition Meets in Water Mill at 6:30 pm

Details Follow:

April 29 (
Sunday): Lynne Stewart at WBAI Benefit in Huntington at 5:30 pm

Long Island Friends of WBAI and Cinema Arts Centre Invite You To A
Benefit for WBAI & The Broadcasting of the Clearwater Festival

Special Guest: Lynne Stewart
Food served at 5:30PM
Performance begins at 6:30PM

Tickets include:
Live Entertainment • Food • WBAI Membership;
Chance to Win 2 Tickets for The Clearwater Festival

Host: Bernard White
Performers: Jay Mankita, Ron Duncan, Bush is a Liar Choir

Donation: $30 in advance / $35 at the door
To order tickets in advance call the Cinema Arts Centre at
631-423-7611 ext. Seating is limited so get your tickets early

Hudson River Clearwater Festival will be June 16 and 17, 2007 at
Croton Point Park, NY


pril 30 (Monday) School Parent Advocacy at Monthly OLA Meeting Bridgehamton at 7:30pm

“School-Parent Advocacy” – How to Advocate for Your Child in School

The English Language Learner/Immigrant Child in School

How to Help Your Child Make the Cultural Transition without Losing Your Roots

Speakers are Joaquín Méndez-Director of ESL, Southampton High School and
Dr. Arnaldo Ramos-Psychologist, Child Development Center of the Hamptons/Charter School

Monday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m.
“Community Room” Bridgehampton National Bank
2200 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton

For more information: 631-726-OLA6 (6526)

May 1 (Tuesday): Motherhood Issues: The Rights of Immigrant Children - West Islip at 7pm

A forum "Motherhood Issues: The Rights of Immigrant Children to Education, 
Health Care and Other Government Entitlements Under SSI."
will be held at the West Islip Public Library , Higbie Lane and Montauk Highway (27a)

In light of the current confusion and contention over the rights of 
immigrant children, and the ongoing need for affordable, reliable 
childcare, speakers will address these two issues.

The speakers are: Sonia Palacio-Grottola, LCSW, 2nd VP of the National Association of Puerto Rican and Hispanic Social Workers, Inc., Linda Devin-Sheehan, Consultant, Joan Rochetta, Director of Educational Services and Mary Agosta, Director of the Child Care Council of Suffolk, Inc.,

Question and answer time. Free. Open to the public. Light 

Info call South Suffolk Now at: (631) 435-1896 or (631) 581-5179


May 2 (Wednesday): Reading - "The Dandelion War" in East Hampton 7:15 pm

Richard Rosenthal will be reading from his highly acclaimed humorous novel, "The Dandelion War" at The East Hampton Library on Wednesday, May 2nd at 7:15 pm, No reservations required.

Info at rrosenth@optonline.net

May 4 (Friday): "Facing the Wall" - Talk about Palestine in Mattituck at 5:30 pm

Facing the Wall, an illustrated talk by Hazel Kahan about the outpouring of Palestinian and international art created by Israel's construction of the wall or separation barrier in the West Bank's occupied territories.

Friday, May 4 at 5.30 pm
Mattituck-Laurel Library
Main Road, Mattituck

For more information, please call Hazel at 298-5540 or email nfpofc@optonline.net

May 5 (Saturday): Facing War - North Fork People of Conscience documentary at Cutchogue 7pm

North Fork People of Conscience is excited to announce the first public screening of FACING WAR, a 40-minute documentary we have produced in partnership with Conscience Films of Port Jefferson. The film presents students at Brooklyn Friends School and their reaction to the Honor The Fallen memorial shown at their school recently.

We will also be showing a short film by Emily Greenberg of Mattituck High School to be followed by a discussion about both films with a group of high school students.

Both films will be shown at the Cutchogue Presbyterian Church
Main Road, Cutchogue on Saturday, May 5, 2007 7.00 pm

We have been exhibiting the Honor the Fallen memorial-- the nearly 200 panels containing the faces and obituaries of the American soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan--for two years now and in 15 major venues.

However, until now we have never really understood what effect the panels have on those who come to view them. In February this year we installed the memorial in Brooklyn Friends School for three days and then went back to interview the high school students and teachers who had been living with them for those days.
What they told us and what we learned is captured in the documentary and we invite you to come and see it with us.

More information on our blog http://nfpofc.blogspot.com
or call Gwynne at 298-4912 or email us at nfpofc@optonline.net


May 9 (Wednesday): "Sag Harbor Is" Reading in Southampton at Noon

Maryann Calendrille and Kathryn Szoka will read and show photos from their book Sag Harbor Is - A Literary Celebration at the Rogers Memorial Library on Windmill Lane in Southampton on noon on May 9.

reservations at 631-283-0774 or rmlpro@suffolk.lib.ny.us

May 12 (Saturday): Reading from "Ruth's Skirts" by Kathy Engel in Sag Harbor at 6pm

Kathy Engel will read from her volume of poetry 'Ruth's Skirts' at Canio's Books 290 Main St. Sag Harbor at 6pm.

"Kathy Engel is a long distance warrior/woman/poet in this struggle against facism/racism/sexism/homophobia. ........ She makes us smile. Hum. Cry. Laugh out loud at ourselves and others. Above all, she makes us think. Love. Care for each other." --- Sonia Sanchez

Information at Canio's 631-725- 4925

May 14(Monday): Discussion/Forum on Immigration In Southampton at 10:15 am

Fred Weinberg, businessman and educator will conduct a roundtable forum on the subject of immigration including the news, specific problems and possible solutions. The program will be at the Rogers Memorial Library on Windmill Lane in Southampton from 10:15 to 12:15.

reservations at 631-283-0774 or rmlpro@suffolk.lib.ny.us
May 21 (Monday): Hijacking Catastrophe - Documentary in Shirley at 7pm

The Mastic-Shirley Peace Group will present the documentary, "Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire"

The film documents how support was developed for a pre-existing plan of invasion of Iraq.

The showing will be Monday evening, May 21, from 7-9PM, at the Community Library of the Mastics, Moriches and Shirley, 407 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley.

A discussion will follow and light refreshments will be served. Admission is free. Please call 631-281-0055 for further information


Repeating Events:

See Suffolk Peace Vigils for a complete list of weekly and monthly vigils.

See Recruiting Schedule for a listing of weekly and monthly demonstrations
Second Friday of Month: Labor Dept Reps in Water Mill from 11am to 1 pm

Bilingual Latino representatives from the US Dept of Labor's Wage and Hour Division are available the second Friday of every month in the OLA office, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., to answer questions concerning workers' rights and to help workers--whether documented or undocumented--recover pay owed them.

If your employer has not paid you for time you've worked or if you know someone in this situation, visit the OLA office at 1152 Montauk Hwy in Water Mill to find out what you can do.

Call 631-726-6526 ( 726 - OLA6).

Saturday Demos in Patchogue Recruiting Station at 12-1:30pm

We will continue our regular protest in Patchogue on Saturday with informational leafletting against recruiters in our public schools and deceiptful recruiting practices. Signs, flyers, petitions will be provided.

Where: 116 Main St., Patchogue, west of Route 112, east of N. Ocean Ave.

When: 12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m. Come for 1/2 hour or the whole time.

Why: To make the public aware of military recruiting practices in our public schools. We want equal access into our schools alongside military recruiters with information regarding the realities of the military. We want an adult present when a student speaks with a recruiter.

Contact: 631-875-8647

Thursday evening Book Study Group in Water Mill at 7 pm

The Thursday night group invites you to a Lively discussion starting March 1.
"Saving Jesus (from the Religious Right)"

To view an introductory video, go to

Meeting begins at 7:00 pm with Taize (Candlelight, Silence, Simple Chants, Scripture), Simple Soup at 7:30 , DVD and discussion from 8:00 until 9:00

The group meets at the Lutheran Church at Hayground Road and Montauk Highway
on Thursdays at 7pm

Contact Pastor Vita at 631-537-1187 or pastorvita(at)verizon(dot)net
"Herstory" Writing Workshops in Spanish and English

Wednesdays in Farmingville:

Herstory Writers Workshop meets every Monday afternoon at the Farmingville branch of the Workplace Project from 3 to 5. Both English-speaking and Spanish-speaking women come together to share and shape their life experiences through memoir writing. The workshop is conducted in both English and Spanish. Call 631-723-0150 for more information and directions to the center.

Thursdays in East Hampton:

Every Thursday Spanish-speaking women come together to share their writing with one another and receive feedback on how to structure and shape their lifewriting. The East Hampton workshop is open to East Hampton Town residents and is conducted entirely in Spanish. It meets every Thursday, 7-9 p.m., at the Senior Citizens Center, 128 Springs-Fireplace Road.

Call 631-723-0150 for more information.

Second Tuesday each month: South Fork Chapter - LI Progressive Coalition Meets in Water Mill at 6:30pm

The regular monthly meeting of the South Fork chapter of the Progressive Coalition is at 6:30pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Lutheran Church on Montauk Highway & Hayground Rd. between Water Mill and Bridgehampton. Info: 516-541-1006, ext.55 or www (.)lipc(.)org

Sundays: Bush is a Liar Choir" rehearses in Lindenhurst from 7 to 9pm

Join political action singing group. Participate in songs regarding environment, anti-war, labor, multiculturalism, civil rights, and other issues. Sing historic songs of struggle and social change.

Contribute to the progressive movement while becoming culturally enriched. If you've ever wanted to be in a singing group, now is your chance! Experienced and non-experienced singers are welcome.

All we ask is that you are able to sing on pitch. We need sopranos!
Rehearsals take place, Sunday nights from 7:00 to 9:00 in Lindenhurst.

Call Lisa Fishbein at: (631) 957-4954

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Suffolk Peace Vigils - starting Wednesday April 25

This coming week's Peace Vigils are on:

Wednesday in Mastic-Shirley: 4:30 pm - Montauk Highway and William Floyd Parkway *

Friday in Sayville: 4pm at Railroad Ave and Main St

Saturday in Bellport: 11am at Station and South Country Roads

Saturday in Setauket: 11:00 am - Route 25A and Bennets Road

Sunday in Patchogue: at Sundown - Ocean and Main

* Wednesday vigil - contact: Susan at SMc1270236@msn.com ____________________________________________

East End Women in Black vigil for peace in the middle east and an end to the occupations of Palestine and Iraq on the first and third Sundays in Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor. The vigil started in August of 2002.

The next vigil is on Sunday May 6 at the Monument in Bridgehampton at 5pm.

Starting Sunday May 6 and continuing through the summer, vigils we be held at 5pm on the first Sunday each month in Bridgehampton and the third Sunday each month at the Sag Harbor Wharf.

More info at East End Women in Black web site or call 631-259-2482 _______________________________________________________

South Country Peace Group, South Country Women in Black and Pax Christi Sponsor a vigil in Patchogue on the last Sunday of each month. The next memorial candlelight vigil will be on Sunday, April 29 at the Four Corners in Patchogue—where Ocean Avenue crosses Main St/Rte 27A at sundown. There will be a reading of the names of those killed in Iraq . Organized by the South Country Peace Group, Bellport Women In Black and St Joseph the Worker Pax Christi. This event takes place on the last Sunday of each month at or right after sundown.

For update on time contact Dennis Urlaub at dmu7@optonline.net ________________________________________________

Veterans For Peace and Code Pink will vigil for peace on the second Saturday each month at the Armed Forces Plaza in Hauppauge in front of the Dennison State Office Building on Route 347. The next vigil will be Saturday, May 12 between 4:00 & 6:00 pm. To confirm and for more info: email to ltbrin@earthlink.net