Lisa Fishbein

Fishbein - Lisa, 51, of Lindenhurst, NY, piano teacher and peace activist, died on January 29, 2008, after an all too brief battle with lung cancer. Lisa received a Masters degree from Hunter College. She was an active member of Amityville based PeaceSmiths and organized the Bush is a Liar Choir. She leaves behind her friends and life partners Daniel Levin and David Ehrick, her mother Bess, brother Stuart, niece Heidi, and nephew Greg.

Published in Newsday on 2/2/2008

Community Forum Friday: Hateful Language in Local Weekly

You Are Invited to a

Community Forum

The forum is to give members of the community a chance to discuss their reactions to the recent racist/sexist/homophobic remarks in the “Low Tidings” column in The Independent, their reaction to the apology issued by the paper, and what they feel should happen next. All are welcome.

Participating Organizations:

· EEGO ( East End Gay Organization)

· East Ham pton Anti-Bias Task Force

· Eastern Long Island NAACP

· Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force

Friday, February 8th at 7:00pm

@ Hayground School

151 Mitchells Lane

Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Please RSVP to Lisa Votino-Tarrant at or (631) 383-1066

*Please note: This is a non-partisan event. Although the subjects of the column were political candidates, we believe the words affect the community on a different level and will be addressing only this at the meeting. The views made by the audience in no way reflect the views of the Hayground School .

Week of February 7, 2008

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click on the links below:

Broadwater Alert

Community Forum Friday: Hateful Language in Local Weekly

Suffolk Primary Votes: Hillary Takes Them

New York Verified Voting Alert

Peace & Justice Calendar

Suffolk Peace Vigils

WPKN/WPKM East End Programs for download updated Jan 25

Links-Recommended Reading : The Lonliness of the One-Issue Voter / Israeli and Palestinian Peace Groups Rally for Gaza/ Long Island Immigration Blog, Between the Lines, etc , AFSC Iraq Video on YouTube

US Fatalities in Iraq

Counter Recruiting Schedule

Alternative Media

Democracy Now!

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

New Schedule Starting Monday October 1:

Monday 6:30 am
Tuesday 11 pm
Wednesday 7 pm
Thursday 6 pm
Friday 9 pm
Saturday - 9 pm

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


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see Suffolk Progressive Vision at


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Suffolk Primary Votes - Hillary Takes Them

Democratic primary:

About 33% of the 254,000 registered Dems cast ballots in Tuesday's primary according to un-official results from the Suffolk Board of Elections

They chose Hillary Clinton by a large margin as their choice for the Democratic nomination.

Sen. Clinton received 62% of the votes to Barack Obama's 35%. Also receiving votes although they dropped out were: John Edwards 1.4%, Bill Richardson 1%, Dennis Kucinich 0.7% and Joe Biden 0.3% of the total 85 thousand votes cast for the individual candidates.

Delegates to the National Convention pledged to Senator Clinton received the bulk of the votes in each of the County's Congressional districts.

Republican primary:

John McCain received the majority of the approximately 57 thousand votes cast for individual candidates. About 19% of the 304 thousand registered Republicans voted. McCain received 54% of these votes, Mitt Romney 27%, Mike Huckabee 7%, Ron Paul 6.8% and 'New York's favorite son' Rudy Giuliani 4.2%.