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ken July 10, 2014 at 10:16 am
target sucks i will never enter there stores
Jack July 10, 2014 at 11:49 am
Be sure not to carry your legally owned, licensed, concealed firearm into the new Target. Oh wait,Read More this is New York. There is no such thing as a licensed concealed firearm.
Denise Karl July 10, 2014 at 12:16 pm
I prefer the Target over the Flea market any day and am happy it isn't a walmart.
Moe's will open in a space formerly occupied by Casual Male XL. (Photo courtesy of WaxWords Inc.)
Jimmy Obama July 3, 2014 at 07:38 pm
Ey yo Sean. What's good maaa placenta? But 4 real, y u gotta be soooo rude? Lyke Moe's is legit.Read More Don't be mad. Calm down m8. Dunt be h8tn lyke its yo job kna mean?
Jimmy Obama July 3, 2014 at 07:44 pm
But honestly, this Sean person is hating on an establishment for no reason. Just don't eat thereRead More maybe? I don't know, that would make too much sense mates. #2Chainz #Merica #Food #UMADBRO
Sherlock Homeboy July 3, 2014 at 08:03 pm
Yo Sean check it. Mah boy jimmy and James kno dey thangs. Yo best bet right about now is to acceptRead More dah fact dat Moe's just ain't yo thang. Struttin up in did hizzy like you better den some good ol Colan poppin deliciousness. Git up on outta here. Why you so mad bro? Simmer down mah G. Moe's be DA ish and dats keepin it 100. Remember what DA big homie Ghadi said..... "Shut yo trap and much on did ish, ya dig?" Sherlock out
Brian Burke June 29, 2014 at 11:15 am
Label clearly says chocolate peanut butter!! On the top and the side! Get a life people if youRead More cannot read.
Peter Lewitin June 30, 2014 at 07:22 am
Brian?
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Christopher Wendt June 11, 2014 at 07:31 am
@ Frank re: "I always wanted to understand why the LI region is not using MORE freightRead More trains..." Modern rail freight is "intermodal", meaning truck trailers riding piggyback on flatbed rail cars (as opposed to loading the cargo in railroad "boxcars"). To work efficiently, the truck trailers are double-stacked on the flatbed rail cars, and the tunnels connecting Long Island with the rest of the country are not tall enough to allow double-stacked piggyback freight loads to come to LI. What little railroad freight comes to LI is shipped across NY Harbor into Brooklyn, on barges, or comes in the old boxcars. But there are very few places to unload boxcars full of freight on LI, and doing so requires too much labor and time. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The other problems with rail freight on LI are (1) virtually NOTHING from LI requires rail freight shipping OFF LI, making freight trains, here, a one-way proposition, which is costly, and, (2) Even if everything made or grown outside of LI came here on freight trains, all of it would still require TRUCK transport all over the Island in order to get it to consumers. LI does not have the infrastructure or network of Distribution Centers and truck terminals to handle that activity, plus, that kind of activity would not help with truck congestion and pollution. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I hope this makes some sense for you.
Christopher Wendt June 11, 2014 at 07:31 am
@ Frank re: "I always wanted to understand why the LI region is not using MORE freightRead More trains..." Modern rail freight is "intermodal", meaning truck trailers riding piggyback on flatbed rail cars (as opposed to loading the cargo in railroad "boxcars"). To work efficiently, the truck trailers are double-stacked on the flatbed rail cars, and the tunnels connecting Long Island with the rest of the country are not tall enough to allow double-stacked piggyback freight loads to come to LI. What little railroad freight comes to LI is shipped across NY Harbor into Brooklyn, on barges, or comes in the old boxcars. But there are very few places to unload boxcars full of freight on LI, and doing so requires too much labor and time. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The other problems with rail freight on LI are (1) virtually NOTHING from LI requires rail freight shipping OFF LI, making freight trains, here, a one-way proposition, which is costly, and, (2) Even if everything made or grown outside of LI came here on freight trains, all of it would still require TRUCK transport all over the Island in order to get it to consumers. LI does not have the infrastructure or network of Distribution Centers and truck terminals to handle that activity, plus, that kind of activity would not help with truck congestion and pollution. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I hope this makes some sense for you.
al June 11, 2014 at 08:22 am
Mr Wendt re: Intermodal- In the 80's the LIRR started to get some special equipment that would allowRead More for truck trailers to be hooked up to freight engines. I remember that there was at least one place on the "Main" line on a "WYE" in Farmingdale that was equipped with a lifting device that would remove the trailers from these special devices and place on the road (Budwiser and several other companies used them for a while). Though they were not stacked, they did work. The MTA never really pushed this service. The special devices kept the trailers low so the trains made it thry the tunnels. Yes we do not manufacture enough to warrant freight service off the Island but aren't the truck trailers going off island empty anyway. Once there were freight yards on the Island (Westbury, Garden City, Hicksville, Farmingdale and out in Brookhaven to name a few) but in at least two have been converted to shopping centers, and two converted to garbage transfer stations. The MTA even built a freight car repair facility at the old Holban? classification yard, kept it working for two years and then tore it down (used the property to build their big passenger car repair facility).
Hipockets June 6, 2014 at 07:51 am
"The only way to beat the horses is with a whip." Quote from a gambler that lost it all..
Patch adams June 6, 2014 at 09:24 pm
Getty up
mary ann June 6, 2014 at 10:29 pm
Too bad I didn't hear about this yesterday! It's Friday night now at 10:30 pm so I guess it's over.Read More It would be nice to get info like this on a timely basis (like a week in advance). I'll keep it in mind for next year...I have advance notice now.
Ralph A. June 5, 2014 at 09:17 am
I agree 100% with the alcohol ban on trains, etc. However, people are already drunk before they getRead More on the train.
CAPICU June 5, 2014 at 11:17 am
Standing on the Railroad platform, I sip some booze to stop the blues and watch the trains comeRead More flying thru. The Railroad said that it’s ok, if I choose to sip the booze on Saturday.
Truth teller June 5, 2014 at 12:11 pm
Although I love the horses , and my granddaughter is an accomplished horsewoman , this is why weRead More don't go to the race .The drunks spoil it for everyone.
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Mark Bellantoni June 5, 2014 at 06:39 am
Caldor was the walmart of yesterday. I was on the executive payroll & opened several stores backRead More in the eighties. Caldor also owned many subsides that were used to supply the retail stores also Caldor sold merchandise to sears & other retailers through there subsides. There were no family members intrested in taking over the business so Carl sold. After that it was all downhill. The subsidies were sold the stores were buying direct & had no clue. That was the beginning of the end. Most walmart stores in the tri state area are in former Caldor locations. Caldor once had a monopoly in the tri state area. But Good things never last long....
confectioner June 6, 2014 at 01:37 pm
Worked in the Caldor buying dept in 88-90, good old Glover ave- no one was more aggressive onRead More pricing with so little stock, they would still be taking rainchecks. Ames, Bradlees, Zayre's and Caldor were so concerned with each other they didn't react to Wal-Mart and Target moving into the area. Caldor had 120 stores mostly in NE and Atlantic States.
Craig R June 7, 2014 at 04:07 pm
Fisher's Big Wheel in Old Saybrook.
Tom Baxter checks out his new business suit at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center.
Etaoin June 3, 2014 at 12:49 pm
The clothing is all donated by individuals and businesses, including Men's Wear House.
mary ann June 4, 2014 at 09:29 am
I think it's great! I notice the man in the picture is a military fellow and this will be a greatRead More help to all those men and women who have done service for their country. It's important to have an "interview suit" for both men and women. Good luck to all those seeking jobs.
CAPICU June 4, 2014 at 11:51 am
Tells you a lot about the military. Most come back penniless, injured (physically and mentally) andRead More with job skills not needed by the private sector.
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Lido resident May 23, 2014 at 10:29 am
Or what republicans call "job killing regulations"
Mar May 23, 2014 at 06:13 pm
Yes, pet parents, would you prefer guardians of these precious babies.
carol wendell May 24, 2014 at 01:08 am
About time theses products are off our shelves. Now how about getting rid of Hartz products. So manyRead More animal have died from their flea products.
The inside of a long-dead mall, as photographed by Seph Lawless for his new book "Black Friday."
Patchogue May 12, 2014 at 09:39 pm
We are over stored. Need to create real jobs.
Madeleine Fix-Hansen May 13, 2014 at 08:18 am
I am working on this subject (slowly & in spurts) in Columbus, Ohio. In 2002, I made aRead More casual/rough stortytelling video, "Twilight at Northland". It's a monologue for the most part - about my aunt, who was employed as the Information Lady at a mall that was closing down around her. Please watch & let me know what you think?: http://vimeo.com/71038359. email: almagarnett@gmail.com.
Sal Anthony May 14, 2014 at 05:17 pm
Tj only shops online blah blah blah your a racist towards malls
brookhavenconfucius June 2, 2014 at 12:47 pm
We need a Mussolini, ? Well The Regime Leader has picked the negotiating board, so you know howRead More THAT is going to turn out, don't we ? BUT BARAK AIN'T NO MUSSOLINI !
rita June 2, 2014 at 08:51 pm
I don't understand why there was a MTA tax on our property taxes in Suffolk County. I still thinkRead More the tax is illegal, and there are only two trains that run on the East End of long island to NYC. I thought this tax was being disputed.
brookhavenconfucius June 3, 2014 at 04:01 am
WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ? GET OUT OF YOUR IPHONE AND WAKE UP ? DON'T YOU LOOK AT YOUR TAX BILL BEFORERead More YOU PAY IT ? SHEEEEEPLE, YOU ARE BEING TAKEN TO THE CLEANERS, WAAAAAAAAAKE UPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP !
brookhavenconfucius April 28, 2014 at 10:39 am
AND when the warm season begins in Port Jefferson, you can cross ALL OF THOSE restaurants there, offRead More your list !
Allison Escoto April 28, 2014 at 01:54 pm
Yay! I love restaurant week!
lovetobbq April 29, 2014 at 06:39 am
Not me!!! Restaurant.com offers more choices with better deals ALL the time.
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Michelle I. Jaeger April 24, 2014 at 10:12 pm
If you report fradulent credit card activity to the police and send the report to the properRead More reporting agencies and authorities to extend the 90 days fraud alert to seven years: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0279-extended-fraud-alerts-and-credit-freezes (I am presently dealing with ID theft.)
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Scott Peterson April 22, 2014 at 12:34 am
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actually few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment for infractions justly employed have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime is the goal if you THINK.
Scott Peterson April 22, 2014 at 12:41 am
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment for infractions justly employed have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime is the goal if you THINK.
Scott Peterson April 22, 2014 at 12:44 am
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in the population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment, justly applied, for infractions have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime/prisons is the goal if you THINK.
joan senator April 18, 2014 at 04:09 pm
Was just there and their packaged goods e.g. crackers,etc. are well priced. I would be careful aboutRead More their(and other stores) frozen fish if it comes from China. We just read an article that says that 20% of their farmland is polluted with heavy metals. How is their fish raised? Just a warning about China.
kel April 21, 2014 at 07:14 pm
Sorry but a no name dollar store with food. So very disappointing.
Joanne Piro Bonacasa April 30, 2014 at 08:45 am
Yes, I shop there sometimes when I am in Florida
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 03:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 02:57 pm
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
Eric Wessels May 7, 2014 at 11:16 am
If you really are worried about pork: It has come to my attention, much too late to do anythingRead More about it probably, that there is a hog confinement proposed to be constructed within 1 mile of my home. This is not an uncommon occurrence in the state of Iowa. In fact there are 10 homes within 1 mile of this proposed facility, some just ½ mile away. I have looked at the manure management plan and one poor family will have manure spread on three sides of their property throughout the year. Of course this proposed facility is under the limit of 2500 hogs to require a permit by 20 hogs, so no one was notified. They will run 2 sets of hogs through the facility each year, 4960 hogs. This will produce over 660,000 gallons of liquid waste to be stored in a 270’ long, 70’ wide, 8’ deep lagoon. The manure will all be spread in section 13 of the Adel Township in Dallas County. My secondary concern (my primary concern is my family) is for others impacted and the county as a whole. This is terrible planning. The proposed facility lies in the center between Adel, Waukee, and Dallas Center. Dallas County is the second fastest growing county in the country. Waukee builds a new school every year. The Waukee soccer complex is a short 3.5 mile drive south. The proposed new county facilities would be 3 miles away. There is a church on highway 6 less than 3 miles away. The parking lot for the bike trail in Waukee is less than 3 miles away. The bike trail from Waukee to Dallas Center that was just completed, and is well used, is less than 100 yards. All of these items are outside the limits set by the legislature, but all will be affected. The county web site has maps indicating the entire core from Waukee to Adel and DC is anticipated residential with a regional commercial core where this is located. The long range planning has a western bypass that ties into the highway 5 bypass going right by this facility less than half a mile. Maybe this is what they mean by regional commercial. The map shows a 3/4 mile swath from R16 to R22 just north of 270th street. In a conversation I had w/ the county, it was stated this owner plans to build several (no number or location was given) in Dallas County. He can put facilities of this size every ½ mile without a permit because they will all be considered individual units under the size required to be permitted. I can’t believe this is what the citizens of Dallas County want, or what the planning organizations spend their time working on simply to be ignored. The problem primarily lies in the fact that local control is not allowed. In almost every other aspect of governance, local control is preferred and advocated for by the Iowa legislature. Big Ag controls the legislature and the DNR. Talk to your rep. Talk to your senator. Get local control for issues that affect you and your neighbors.
Ronald P Juliano April 4, 2014 at 02:38 pm
THIS IS NOT THE TYPE OF BUSINESS THAT WE NEED ANYWHERE AS IT PROMOTES ALCOHOLISM - WE NEED USRead More MANUFACTURERS OF ELECTRIC CARS AND SOLAR PANELS AND WIND TURBINES INSTEAD!!
Rollo Tomasi April 4, 2014 at 03:34 pm
Well...the topic is about this fine product...which happens to be a local beer...so start anotherRead More blog/discussion about whatever you want but lets not venture down the path of people becoming alcoholics...in the mean time pour my one...thanks.
ItsNotMeItsYou April 4, 2014 at 05:59 pm
Ronald, hurry up, you're late for your AA meeting.
knee jerk April 1, 2014 at 10:01 am
It might as well be Toronto. I'm sure they have a huge fan base in Brooklyn.
Stevo April 1, 2014 at 02:24 pm
knee jerk - that's dumb. but I wouldn't expect anything more from a Ranger fan.
knee jerk April 1, 2014 at 03:55 pm
Bill Torreys' Islanders success plan: finish dead last for four or five years, receive a bunch ofRead More low draft picks (who we don't have pay much money to), plug in some veteran role players (who we don't have to pay much money to)and win Stanley Cups until the team either gets old or expensive, then sell off the pieces. Cheap franchise right from the start, nothing magical about those teams. They were stacked with low draft picks, which no longer can work due to the increased number of teams diluting the draft. How well has that worked in the 30 years since?
brookhavenconfucius March 17, 2014 at 07:35 am
the baby, 'CALL HOME', THE PLANET EARTH ! PS LOVE YOUR 'Holy Rollers' comment. It shows you to beRead More the HYPOCRITE AND FRAUD YOU ARE ! You might want to talk to whatever god you pray to, more often !
brookhavenconfucius March 17, 2014 at 07:36 am
Folks don't forget to enjoy the VOMIT LIRR trains, today !
the baby March 17, 2014 at 02:39 pm
confucius? confusion, maybe. I will refrain from further response to this post. I refuse to sink toRead More this level and answer to a Higher authority. I will pray for your redemption.
brookhavenconfucius March 19, 2014 at 04:29 am
JACK, The Church IS NOT these human FRAUDS and PHONIES, who hold daily and weekly, POLITICALRead More INDOCTRINATION SESSIONS, AND kowtow to whatever alien political ideology, that is popular, and that they embrace. It is my understanding that ALL religions suffer, to some varying degree, from these FRAUDS. So you have to HOLD YOUR NOSE AND IGNORE THEM, and have enough Faith, that THESE TYPES, are the social flotsam, that is 'PASSING THROUGH', any Society's 'digestive system'...and are anomalies, NOT THE RULE...AND that any 'influence' they have, is temporary...LIKE A MIGRAINE...or a stomach virus !
Robert Demarco March 19, 2014 at 08:07 am
Jack, I am not anti-Catholic. Humans have done harm to the Church(priests, bishops, etc). I donateRead More regularly and directly to the Parish outreach, which helps people all over the Island. I was not referring to regular maintenance in my previous post. They raised money during the recession to install ceramic, marble, and oak in a church that was 20 years old. I feel that it was an unnecessary burden for the parishioners whose generosity is always exploited. And Jack, the main reason for lower contributions is lower attendance at Mass, and there are many reasons for that.
Jack March 19, 2014 at 07:17 pm
Brookhaven Why don't you criticize all religions like you do the Church. Jump on that bandwagon.Read More Bottom line the Church has so much good for the world and I'm not going to let some earthly men detract me from enjoying being a Catholic and attending Mass. I feel very lucky to be Catholic. The combination of all other religions combined do not come near what the Cathokic Charities has done for those in need. If they make a few mistakes, so be it. Why don't you find yourself another religion if you care about God at all. I think you will be disappointed. Robert, I appreciate your post an agree with you. I think things are cyclical and we have a society an culture now that belittle religion and especially the Church. I enjoy the extra room in the pews and look forward to seeing better days with more attendees. I also look forward to a more conservative government that will support faith based operations and the departure of this leaderless government we have now.
C O March 9, 2014 at 02:05 pm
Awesome fried ice cream
Carol Reitz-Butler March 9, 2014 at 04:14 pm
So sorry to hear this rumor confirmed. We've enjoyed many wonderful meals there, most recently withRead More Asian friends who loved it. The service was always warm and friendly and the food invariably fresh and delicious. We even had Lawan cater a party at our home, and again, the food was terrific.
Robert Fleming March 12, 2014 at 08:13 pm
C O- Yes, great fried ice cream. And how about the seasonal mango and sweet rice? So good. Anyway,Read More not to contribute to the rumor mill, but we ate there last week and a waiter told my cousin that a Cajun place is opening there. Hmm...
Blue Point Brewing Company is currently the 34th largest craft brewery in the U.S. (Patch file photo)
Carol Reitz-Butler February 13, 2014 at 04:53 pm
My cupcakes were meant for more discerning palates, Mr Bunker, not that you would know as I'm sureRead More you were never in my store. I love mean-spirited comments made behind pseudonyms, they truly bespeak cowardice.
Elizabeth K February 13, 2014 at 08:54 pm
Mr Bunker is hilarious!!!!
Elizabeth K February 13, 2014 at 08:55 pm
Thx for the beer review.
One of the photos that leaked online from an adult pajama party at Medford's Krazy Kidz. (Facebook photo)
Igor February 10, 2014 at 06:42 pm
Earl did you bother to read the article that was written by the person that attended the party? OrRead More did you just read the headlines and passed judgement on the owners?
Robert Palmer February 11, 2014 at 01:56 am
Let freedom reign. It was a private group holding a private party. Give them liberty. AndRead More besides, there was no misbehaving. Are some of you pissed just because you weren't invited?
Paeslie Taylor February 12, 2014 at 02:28 pm
If there were no explicit activities then there shouldn't be an issue with the event. SeriouslyRead More people- get a grip. Your precious little booger eaters will be ok
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