Week of May 1 - Click Here for Updates

"Who can protest and does not, is an accomplice in the act"
The Talmud ( Sabbath, 54b)

Names of the War Dead: May 25 in East Hampton

Names of the Dead, The Reading - May 3 in Sag Harbor

Remembering Sag Harbor's Jordan Haerter - by Mitch Freedman - Newsday

Bellport UU Celebrates 50 Years

Peace and Justice Calendar

Suffolk Peace Vigils: Sunday May 4 East End Women in Black in Bridgehampton at 5pm

WPKN/WPKM East End Programs for download updated May 1
Tidings fromHazel Kahan: Cuba - Lifting the Veil - April 24 at 12 Noon

Recommended Reading:

Israel at 60: We Will Not Be Celebrating

Palestine: Orphanages Face Threat

Boycott Big Three Oil Companies

Food Crisis in Haiti

Israeli Activist Jeff Halper Arrested Defending Home from Demolition - Again

Hazel Kahan's Tidings Blog

Reverend Wright's Sermons - What did he really say?

Long Island Wins: Immigration 101 and more - updated daily

Revealed: the US plan to start a Palestinian civil war

International Food Aid May Be Rationed - BBC Report

Arundhati Roy on Genocide: Listening to Grasshoppers

AFSC Iraq Video on YouTube / and more

US Fatalities in Iraq

Counter Recruiting Schedule Revised Feb 14

Alternative Media

Democracy Now!

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

Starting April 1:

Monday 10 pm
Tuesday 11 pm

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

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


For 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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Peace & Justice Calendar

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Scroll Down for details on the following events:

* September 13(Saturday):Non-Violent Communication Workshop in Bellport from 9am to 5pm.

* September 14 (Sunday): Acoustic Concert to Benefit WPKN/WPKM in Bellport from 1 to 7pm

* September 14 (Sunday): Community Picnic at Red Creek Park - Hampton Bays from 1 to 6pm


Repeating Events:

* Thursdays at Noon: Bill McNulty - News, Commentary, LI events for Peace & Justice

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

* First Saturday of Month: Demonstration at Patchogue Recruiting Station 12-1:30 pm

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


Details Follow:

September 13(Saturday):Non-Violent Communication Workshop in Bellport from 9am to 5pm.

The workshop will be at The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bellport 51 Browns

Lane. Presenters: Sue Tibke, Teacher and NVC Trainer and Gregg Wills, Licensed

Massage Therapist and NVC Trainer

Please register in advance so that materials and food for breakfast and lunch can be

determined. Registration fee is $5.00, (more if possible, less if necessary)
Registration 8:30 AM with coffee and bagels

Please call Eve Sokol at 631-286-5879 to register or if you have questions.

September 14 (Sunday): Acoustic Concert to Benefit WPKN/WPKM in Bellport from 1 to 7pm

Performers Jo Williamson, Alfonso Velez, The Thunder Bird Sisters of Shinnecock and Lucky 13 will be at Painters Restaurant , 416 South Country Road in Bellport / Brookhaven from 1 to 7pm Sunday September 14 to benefit WPKN/WPKM radio. Admission $10. For info and directions call Painters at 631 286 6264. WPKN at 89.5 FM and WPKM at 88.7 and wpkn.org offer a wide variety of music, spoken word and information - supported entirely by listeners.

September 14 (Sunday): Community Picnic at Red Creek Park - Hampton Bays from 1 to 6pm

Food, fun, music, games for the whole family at the 4th annual End of Summer picnic. Sponsored by the Southampton and Riverhead Town Anti-Bias Committees, the Eastern LI NAACP and many other east end businesses and organizations.


Repeating Events:

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

See Counter - Recruiting Schedule for a listing of weekly and monthly demonstrations

Thursdays at Noon: Bill McNulty on WUSB 90.1 and www.wusb.fm

A review of the world W does not want us to hear and events on Eastern Long Island.

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). ______________________________________________

First Saturday Each Month in Patchogue Recruiting Station at 12-1:30pm

This Saturday from noon until 1:30 p.m. help protest against military
recruiting in our public schools, against the lies told by recruiters to our sons and daughters,
and against illegal occupations in the Middle East and all over the world.

As we begin our 6th year occupying Iraq, our presence is needed in the streets to voice our
opposition to empire and the need for truth in recruiting.

Meet at the recruiting offices at 116 E. Main St. in Patchogue on Montauk Hwy just west of Route 112.

For more information, call 631-875-8647 or email rksrc@optonline.net


"Herstory" Writing Workshops in Spanish and English

Times and places for these workshops are being changed.
Contact Sandra Dunn at
631-723-0150 for more information.

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

Please send event listings for next week's report (PLAIN TEXT Please) by 5 pm on Tuesday

to eastendreport@yahoo.com

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bellport Celebrates 50 Years on May 4th

In response to an advertisement placed in The Patchogue Advance in 1957, a group of Patchogue and Bellport residents met at the Patchogue Hotel to consider forming a lay-led Unitarian Fellowship. They sought to establish a supportive, spiritual community and provide religious education for their children. Many of those who formed this gathering were people employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory who resettled in the area.

Their first Sunday meeting was held in the Patchogue Hotel on the morning of April 14. In June 1957, the group voted to rent the YMCA building on South Ocean Ave. in Patchogue for their Sunday School and Fellowship meetings. The rent was $100. yearly. Soon, an official membership in the American Unitarian Association was approved under the name of Community Fellowship of South Suffolk.

By September of 1958, the need for more adequate quarters motivated the establishment of a building fund and a committee was formed in 1959 to find home for the Fellowship. A house was found in Bellport Village at 51 Browns Lane. After several delays, in 1961 the property was purchased by the Fellowship. It was not until 1990 that the name was officially changed to The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bellport.

Over the past 50 years, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship has become an integral part of the community. The South Country Peace Group, founded by members, works tirelessly for Peace along with other church groups such as Pax Christi. Women in Black, also founded by members, who vigil every week since 2003, in Bellport, Patchogue, Sayville and Shirley, for the loss of life in the Middle East and elsewhere.

Every year, our members adopt two needy families from the community who receive food and gifts for the holidays. Every week for years, their food basket contributions are donated to the needy in the community. Their rooms have been meeting place for many support groups. The Bay Gallery has been an outlet for the artistic talents of many local residents. Their doors are open to all.

On Sunday, May 4th, present members of the congregation and those who have moved to distant places will come together at 51 Browns Lane to recall their 50 years of service and anticipate ways in which they will continue to serve the community for the next 50 years.

Doris Wilk