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Obituaries Robert Hough

Robert Hough, of Shoreham, died in April with his family by his side. He was 73. Robert was born Oct. 29, 1945 in New York to Helen W. Hough and Clearance L. Hough. He graduated from Port Jefferson’s Earl L. Vandermeulen High School in 1963 and was the 1966 national college wrestling champion, 167 pound class. For more than 40 years, he was a member of Local 138 Operating Engineers. In his free time, he loved to spend time with his family, boating, kayaking and flying airplanes, particularly a two-seater Grumman American and 337 Cessna twin engine Skymaster. Robert also performed service in the United States Naval Construction Battalion, better known as the Seabees, from the Naval Construction Force of the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He is survived by many relatives, friends and loved ones who will miss him dearly, including siblings Peter D. Hough (Adele), Melinda Cowart, Timothy (Marina), Karen Hough, Edward Hough and Jane O’Neal (Rande); and his many nieces, nephews and great-nieces/nephews who enjoyed every story he told. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Wounded Warriors Project at P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517 or the Good Shepherd Hospice, Development Dept., 110 Bi-County Blvd., Suite 114, Farmingdale, NY 11735. Funeral arrangements were handled through Casimir Funeral Home in Miller Place. For more information, people can call 631-744-5100.

Teresa Kumerle

Teresa Kumerle, of Smithtown, died March 9. She was 91. Teresa was born Feb. 13, 1928 in Manhattan and was the daughter of the late Frank and the late Theresa (Sailer) Tomasulo. She was preceded in death by her husband George Kumerle and stepgranddaughter Christina La Guer. She is survived by one daughter Kristine DiRocco of Smithtown; her two sons Kenneth Kumerle of South Carolina and Kevin Kumerle of Brewster and three grandchildren. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated March 12 at St. Mark’s R.C. Church in Shoreham with burial following at the Calverton National Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Rocky Point Funeral Home. An online guest

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Rosemary Walden

Rosemary Walden, of Miller Place, died March 13. She was 84. Rosemary was born Feb. 2, 1935 in Buffalo, and was the daughter of the late John and the late Angelica (Bopp) Bergler. She is survived by her beloved husband Henry Walden; loving daughter Maria (Chuck) Fox of Pennsylvania; three loving sons Matthew (Kendra) Walden of New Hampshire, Joseph (Lisa) Walden of Massachusetts and Christopher (Caroll) Walden of Massachusetts; dear sister Margaret Barrett of California and her 11 cherished grandchildren. Celebration of the Mass of Christian burial was offered March 16 at the St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church in Rocky Point, with burial following at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Coram. All arrangements were entrusted to the Rocky Point Funeral Home. An online guest book is available at www.rockypointfuneralhome.com.

Carol Rougas

Carol Rougas, of Ridge, died March 14. She was 69. Carol was born Nov. 4, 1949 in Manhattan, and was the daughter of the late Michael and the late Anna (Esaena) Chomicke. She was employed by Betatronix in Hauppauge as a machinist. She is survived by her daughter Elisa Reynolds of Mastic Beach, son Gregory Rougas of Ridge and her two grandchildren. Family and friends gathered for closing prayers March 20 at the Rocky Point Funeral Home with burial following at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Coram. Arrangements were entrusted to the Rocky Point Funeral Home. An online guest book is available at www.rockypointfuneralhome.com.

John Dolan

John J. Dolan, of Ridge, died March 18. He was 86. John was born Aug. 10, 1932 in Astoria, and was the son of the late John J. and the late Bertha (Coote) Dolan. He was employed as a mail carrier for the Williston Park Post Office. He is survived by his beloved wife Carole (Lee) Dolan; loving daughter Diedre Dolan of Sound Beach; two loving sons John Dolan, Jr. of Miller Place and Daniel Dolan of Ridge; dear sister Bertha Hasemann of Rocky OBITUARIES CONTINUED ON A6

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Continued from A5 Point and two cherished grandchildren. Celebration of the mass of Christian burial was offered March 21 at the St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church in Rocky Point with a private cremation following. All arrangements were entrusted to the Rocky Point Funeral Home. An online guest book is available at www. rockypointfuneralhome.com.

Diane DiPalo

Diane DiPalo, of Rocky Point, died March 23. She was 66. DiPalo was born April 19, 1952 in Brooklyn, and was the daughter of the late Christo-

pher and the late Mary (Abbruzzese) Dritto. She was employed by BNB Bank in Rocky Point as the head teller. She is survived by her husband Anthony DiPalo; two daughters Stacey DiPalo of Rocky Point and Melissa Galbally of St Charles, Missouri; son Anthony DiPalo of Port Jefferson; three sisters Cookie Lignowski, Donna Dritto and Linda Dritto; brother Christopher Dritto and her three grandchildren Brianna Keane, Talan Galbally and Bentley Galbally. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated March 26 at the St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church in Rocky Point followed by a private cremation. Arrangements were entrusted to the Rocky Point Funeral Home. An online guest book is available at www.rockypointfuneralhome.com.

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was transported to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson with minor injuries. Friends and family of Sinacore have asked the community for blood donations to Stony Brook University Hospital of either B- or O-. Appointments to donate blood can be set at 631444-3662. The vehicle and motorcycle were impounded for a safety check. Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call the 6th Squad police at 631-854-8652.

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1,4-dioxane chemical a concern on Long Island

County water authority announces new rates BY DAVID LUCES DLUCES@TBRNEWSMEDIA.COM Many have attributed New York state of having “the champagne of drinking water,” though in recent years concerns over water quality have grown, especially on Long Island. After toxic chemicals have been found in Long Island’s drinking water, 1,4-dioxane, has been found to be the chief concern on the Island, and currently it is not regulated by the state. The chemical has been designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a likely carcinogen associated with liver and kidney damage after a lifetime of exposure to contaminated drinking water. In March, 1,4-dioxane was found in private drinking wells of two homes on Oakside Drive in Smithtown where results showed concentrations higher than 1 part per billion, which is the proposed recommendation by the New York State Drinking Water Quality Council in December 2018. It is not a definitive standard, and the state Health Department is expected to propose a water standard for 1,4-dioxane in the near future. As a result of the uncertainty surrounding the Island’s drinking water, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, beginning on March 25, sent informational letters and planned on visiting the 29 homes served by the wells along Smithtown’s Landing Avenue, Oakside Drive and Valley Avenue. From there, each homeowner would set up an appointment with the SCDHS and its staff will come and secure water samples from the wells. Grace Kelly-McGovern, public relations director at SCDHS said as of April 10 every homeowner received a letter regarding the surveys and 15 of the wells at these homes have already been sampled. Three more homeowners have requested samplings, but the department has yet to receive a response from the other 11 homeowners. According to Kelly-McGovern, once the samples are collected, they will be sent to the SCDHS lab, which is located in Yaphank, and will be tested for 1,4-dioxane and other contaminants. The process should take one to two months. She added it could take several months until homeowners are notified of the results of the samples. A concern of 1,4-dioxane is that it can’t be removed through conventional treatment methods and involves a complex process of mixing the contaminated water with hydrogen peroxide, treated with ultraviolet light and then gets sent to tanks filled with carbon where the rest of contaminants are filtered out. The Suffolk County Water Authority’s Central Islip treatment system currently has the sole advanced oxidation process system capable of removing 1,4-dioxane on Long Island, though it required state approval to get it. At a forum in early February, the Long Island Water Conference estimated the cost of treatment systems for close to 200 water wells contaminated by 1,4-dioxane to be at $840 million. Implementing these treatment systems, they said, could lead to higher water rates for homeowners. The conference coalition asked for additional state aid and for a delay in when they would have to meet the standard. As the issue for Long Island’s water providers continues, the SCWA board voted to create the first tiered-rate structure in the agency’s history April 1. The new rate structure took effect the same day and the base

drinking water charge for all customers will increase from $1.95 per thousand gallons to $2.028 per thousand gallons. The new tiered rate will be $2.34 per thousand gallons for all consumption over 78,540 gallons per quarter. Customers will only pay the tiered rate on water above 78,540 gallons per quarter, and the standard rate up until that point. According to the authority, the action is in accordance with an initiative undertaken by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, which established a goal for suppliers of reducing peak season water use by 15 percent by 2021 in order to ensure the sustainability of water resources. “Conservation rate structures have been adopted all across the country to encourage Americans to adjust their water-use habits for the long-term preservation of available water resources,” Jeffrey Szabo, the SCWA chief executive officer said in a press release. “We expect the new rate structure to help protect ratepayers who are careful in their water use and help provide the continued viability of our aquifer system.” The 1,4-dioxane chemical has also been found in industrial solvents. A March study released by the Citizens Campaign for the Environment indicates the chemical is present in 65 of 80 household products tested, including baby products, shampoos, detergents and body washes. According to Adrienne Esposito, CCE executive director, the products were tested by the ALS environmental laboratory in Rochester which is certified by the state Department of Health. The CCE argues that the chemical could end up down the drain and seep into drinking water through septic systems or wells. Similarly, state Assemblyman Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) has introduced a bill that would ban household products containing 1,4-dioxane in the state except in trace amounts. The bill is currently in committee.

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Cottone started out in superhero cosplay portraying Captain America sidekick Bucky Barnes, at first likening the character to an almost-parody of American exceptionalism, but as he grew into it, he found that he saw the rational side of the hero, one who embodies the pinnacle of the American dream, one that centers around helping those who can’t help themselves. But in his heart, he’s always liked the character of Spider-Man, the story of a young man from Queens, an unlikely hero in the first place. He’s a shy young man, smart, but socially awkward. Though even after he’s bitten by a radioactive spider, it takes a tragedy, the death of his father figure, for him to come to terms with the need to help people, simply because he has the power to do so. “When I started in 2012, I wanted to inspire others to be their own heroes,” he said. “In high school, I struggled with confidence, I struggled with my drive. I struggled with finding a direction. When I realized I had the power, anybody could have the power to inspire others, that’s when I dedicated myself to being the best I could be for myself and for other people.” It’s become a lifestyle. He’s done extensive online research on the physique of Spider-Man. And though he’s been exercising since high school, he’s tailored his diet to fit the look. For a year, Cottone has been taking his coffee black to excise as much sugar from his diet as he can. The first spidery outfit Cottone bought came right after the release of the movie “Captain America: Civil War.” Upon first seeing the character, portrayed by Tom Holland, the Port Jeff Station native, and several of his friends, all thought the actor and character resembled him, in more ways than one. But those close to him know the comparison goes beyond the superficial. Fellow East Coast Avenger and friend Rafael “Captain” Pedragon said the Port Jeff Station native is, in many ways, better than the

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When heroes don their masks, who do they become? In the main Marvel Comics book series Spider-Man, it’s Peter Parker who’s behind the facade. But as recent films like “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” put it, can anybody wear the mask? Can anybody embody those simple ideals of the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, helping people because one has the capacity to do so? Port Jefferson Station native Nic Cottone puts on the mask and becomes Spider-Man, not in the way that he flings webs and swings around New York City, but that he uses the mask to make people’s days a little brighter. He said the mask does something to a person, makes them fit into the person they most want to be. “It’s because of the mask, nobody sees who you are, even if you’re scared nobody can see it,” Cottone said. Cottone, 24, is a cosplayer, one who dresses as a fictional character from all sorts of media, from television to movies and, of course, comic books. Cosplaying is often displayed at “nerdy” events like conventions, where those dressed up will sometimes act in character, often to the pleasure of those in attendance. The young man got his start at cosplaying when he was in eighth-grade, though he started focusing on comic book characters in 2011, and 2012 at the tail end of his time in high school. Since then, along with the nonprofit group of fellow cosplayers, the East Coast Avengers, Cottone has traveled throughout Long Island and far beyond, attending as Spider-Man for charity events and fundraisers. He assisted in

events like Kids Comic Con at Bronx Community College, looking to give kids a creative outlet along with others closer to home such as Miller Place video game shop Game On’s annual events that help children with autism. He’s attended functions with hospitals and has even professionally gone to children’s birthday parties, who often can’t contain their excitement in seeing Spider-Man in the flesh. The Port Jefferson Station resident, who professionally as Spider-Man goes as LI Spider-Guy, is unassuming, a young man who speaks in subdued tones that rise in pitch whenever he has the opportunity to speak about his passions. Most of those passions take the form of helping his fellow man. “It’s just incredible I guess,” Cottone said. “It’s the feeling you get when you can make people happy, when you can make people smile.”

Top, Nic Cottone attends Public School 48’s Read Aloud Day in Brooklyn; above, Cottone, center, during Gaming Night for Autism Awareness hosted by Game On in Miller Place. Photos from Nic Cottone

character of Peter Parker ever was. “Peter Parker took a long time to realize his destiny, but Nic just knows,” Pedragon said. “He believes in his journey, he believes in what he does. Even when things are going rough with him I do see that he just pushes forward. In my eyes I think he’s better. That’s how I see him. Personality-wise he’s stronger mentally than Peter Parker ever was in the comic books.” The first suit he bought was from a company called Zentaizone, but when Joshua Darbee, the owner of Red Shirt Comics in Port Jefferson, asked him to attend free comic book day in May 2017, Cottone decided to go all out and buy a suit from RPC Studios, which many in the cosplay community see as some of the highest quality, movie prop level quality spidery suits. He now owns several suits, all different variations of the same character from movies, video games and the comics. It’s a commitment in both time and money, but the 24-year-old said it’s worth it to be the most authentic superhero he can be. Since it opened in 2017, Cottone had become a regular in Red Shirt Comics. Darbee bonded with the young man over comics and days of conventions gone by. It’s also how the store owner learned about the young man’s compunction to use superhero costumes to help people. “The best story I have about Nic, the day he earned his CPR certification, he came in and he just wanted to share it, he was so proud and so happy,” Darbee said. “It was characters like Spider-Man and Captain America who were always so willing to go that extra mile for their fellow man, that he wanted to at least in some small way to be able to be there for somebody else, so he went out of his way to get that CPR certification, so if there was an emergency, he could be there for someone.” Cottone graduated from Suffolk County Community College with a degree in psychology before moving on to Queens College looking at elementary education. First, he intended to become a high school teacher, but later he moved onto elementary, seeing it as a way to better help people develop in their formative years. He became disillusioned with the larger education system, saying it emphasized learning to the curriculum rather than developing as a person. After graduating from Queens College, Cottone returned to Long Island where he spent a year as a teaching assistant at the Maryhaven facility in Port Jeff, where he assisted children with developmental disabilities. Now he’s looking for full-time work while doing tutoring and working with children with autism. To hear him say it, all the best things that have come to him recently have been because of Spider-Man. He met his girlfriend because of his love of the character and of comics in general. Better still, he doesn’t think he will stop any time soon. “Ultimately we are alive for a very small amount of time, to be able to enjoy the things you’re passionate about is something very important to me,” he said. “It’s another aspect of life imitating art.


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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF THE ROCKY POINT UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF BROOKHAVEN, SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public (Budget) Hearing of the qualified voters of the Rocky Point UFSD, Rocky Point, Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York, will be held at the Rocky Point High School, 82 Rocky Point-Yaphank Road, Rocky Point, New York, in said District on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time, for the transaction of business as authorized by the Education Law, including the following items: 1. To present to the voters a detailed statement (proposed budget) of the amount of money which will be required for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. 2. To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting pursuant to the Education Law of the State of New York and acts amendatory thereto. A copy of the proposed budget shall be made available, upon request, to residents of the School District beginning April 30, 2019 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., prevailing time, every day except Saturday, Sunday, and holidays at the Office of the District Clerk, Rocky Point High School Guidance Office, 82 Rocky Point-Yaphank Road, Rocky

Point, New York; and FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that said Budget Vote and Election (Annual Meeting) will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, at the Rocky Point High School, 82 Rocky PointYaphank Road, Rocky Point, New York, at which time the polls will be open to vote by voting machine upon the following items: 1. To adopt the annual budget of the School District for the fiscal year 2019-2020 and to authorize the requisite portion thereof to be raised by taxation on the taxable property of the School District. 2. To elect two members of the Board of Education. The candidate receiving the highest number of votes will fill a seat for a three-year term commencing July 1, 2019 and expiring on June 30, 2022. The candidate with the second highest number of votes will fill a seat with a term commencing July 1, 2019 and expiring on June 30, 2020; and FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a copy of the statement of the amount of money which will be required to fund the School District’s budget for 2019-2020, exclusive of public monies, may be obtained by any resident of the District between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., prevailing time, beginning April 30, 2019, every day except Saturday, Sunday, and holidays, at the District Administrative Office, 90 Rocky

Point-Yaphank Road, Rocky Point, New York, and at each schoolhouse within the District; and FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education shall be filed with the Clerk of said School District at the Clerk’s Office in the Rocky Point High School Guidance Office, 82 Rocky Point-Yaphank Road, Rocky Point, New York, not later than April 22, 2019, between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., prevailing time. Such petitions must be directed to the Clerk of the District and must be signed by at least 25 qualified voters of the District; must state the name and residence of each signer, and must state the name and residence of the candidate; and FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that personal registration of voters is required either pursuant to § 2014 of the Education Law or pursuant to Article 5 of the Election Law. If a voter has heretofore registered pursuant to § 2014 of the Education Law and has voted at any Annual or Special District Meeting within the last four (4) calendar years, he or she is eligible to vote at this election. If a voter is registered and eligible to vote under Article 5 of the Election Law, he or she is also eligible to vote at this election. All other persons who wish to vote must register. The Board of Registration will meet for the purpose of registering all qualiLEGALS con’t on pg. 11

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Sports

SWR Wildcats down Sayville

Photos by Bill Landon

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The Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats boys lacrosse team is on a tear, making short work of visiting Sayville with an 18-8 league victory April 6 to remain unbeaten. The Wildcats, a perennial powerhouse in the postseason, sit atop their division at 6-0. The Wildcats have outscored their opponents 86-29 through six games, where their closest was an 8-6 win against Bayport-Blue Point in their season home opener. The Wild-

cats were back in action when they hit the road April 11 taking on Islip. Results were not available by press time. Photos clockwise from below: Shoreham-Wading River junior Liam Daly makes the save against Sayville, Wildcats celebrate after a goal, senior Anthony Cimino rips a shot on goal, junior Gavin Gregorek-Ali drives past a defender and junior Xavier Arline drives past a Sayville defender.

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LEGALS LEGALS con’t from pg. 9 fied voters of the District pursuant to § 2014 of the Education Law at the Rocky Point High School, 82 Rocky Point-Yaphank Road, Rocky Point, New York on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, to add any additional names to the Register to be used at the aforesaid vote/election, at which time any person will be entitled to have his or her name placed on such Register, provided that at such meeting of the Board of Registration he or she is known or proven to the satisfaction of said Board of Registration to be then or thereafter entitled to vote at such election for which the register is prepared. The register so prepared pursuant to § 2014 of the Education Law will be filed in the Office of the District Clerk, Rocky Point High School Guidance Office, 82 Rocky Point-Yaphank Road, Rocky Point, New York, and will be open for inspection by any qualified voter of the District beginning on Thursday, May 16, 2019, and each day thereafter prior to the day set for the election, except Sunday, as follows and at the polling place on the day of the vote; Thursday, May 16, 2019, and Friday, May 17, 2019, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 18, 2018, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon. FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to § 2014 of the Education Law of the State of New York, the Board of Registration will meet on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, at the polling site to be used at the Budget Vote and Election (Annual Meeting) to register voters for the Annual Meeting be held in 2019, and at any special district meetings that may be held after the preparation of said Register, at which time any person will be entitled to have his or her name placed on such Register provided that at such meeting of said Board of Registration he or she is known or proven to the satisfaction of such Board of Registration to be then or thereafter entitled to vote at the school election for which

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Email: legals@tbrnewsmedia.com said Register is prepared, or any special district meeting held after May 21, 2019; and FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that applications for absentee ballots will be obtainable during school business hours from the District Clerk, beginning April 24, 2019; completed applications must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk not later than 5:00 p.m., prevailing time, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in order to be canvassed. A list of persons to whom absentee ballots are issued will be available for inspection to qualified voters of the District in the Office of the District Clerk beginning on Thursday, May 16, 2019, and each day thereafter prior to the day set for the election, except Sunday, as follows: Thursday, May 16, 2019 and Friday, May 17, 2019 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 18, 2019, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon. Dated: Rocky Point, New York March 13, 2019 BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION KELLY WHITE, DISTRICT CLERK ROCKY POINT UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT Suffolk County, New York 416 4/4 5x vbr AVISO DE VISTA PÚBLICA, VOTACION DEL PRESUPUESTO DEL DISTRITO UNIDO DE ROCKY POINT EL PUEBLO DE BROOKHAVEN, DEL CONDADO DE SUFFOLK, NUEVA YORK POR El PRESENTE ANUNCIO SE NOTIFICA, que la vista pública (presupuesto) de los votantes del Distrito de Rocky Point, Pueblo de Brookhaven, Condado de Suffolk, Nueva York, tendrá lugar en el Instituto de Rocky Point (Rocky Point High School), 82 Rocky Point-

Yaphank Road, Rocky Point, Nueva York, el martes 7 de mayo a las siete (7) de la tarde., hora local, para la transacción de asuntos autorizados por la Ley de Educación que incluye los siguientes puntos: 1. Presentar a los votantes una declaración detallada (presupuesto propuesto) de la cantidad de dinero que será requerido para el año fiscal 2019-2020. 2. Coordinar otros asuntos que puedan presentarse antes de la reunión de conformidad con la Ley de Educación del Estado de Nueva York y acto enmendadura al respecto. Una copia del presupuesto propuesto estará disponible a petición de los residentes del distrito escolar empezando el 30 de abril, 2019 desde las nueve (9) de la mañana hasta las tres (3) de la tarde, hora local, cada día excepto sábados, domingos y festivos en la Oficina del Secretario de Distrito, Oficina del Consejero del Instituto de Rocky Point (Rocky Point High School), 82 Rocky Point-Yaphank Road, Rocky Point, Nueva York; y POR EL PRESENTE ANUNCIO ADICIONAL SE NOTIFICA, que dicho voto del presupuesto y elección (reunión anual) tendrá lugar el martes, 21 de mayo, 2019 desde las siete (7) de la mañana hasta las nueve (9) de la tarde., hora local, en el instituto de Rocky Point (Rocky Point High School), 82 Rocky Point-Yaphank Road, Rocky Point, Nueva York. En ese momento las urnas estarán abiertas para votar por la máquina de votación a cerca de los siguientes puntos: 1. Adoptar el presupuesto anual del Distrito Escolar para el año fiscal de 20192020 y autorizar la porción requerida del mismo para aumentar por los impuestos de las propiedades sujetas a tributación del Distrito Escolar. 2. Elegir dos miembros de la Junta de Educación. El candidato que reciba más votos la cantidad el mayor de los votos ocupará su puesto durante un plazo de tres años empezando el primero (1) de julio, 2019 y finalizan-

do el treinta (30) de junio, 2022. El candidato con el segundo número más alto de los votos ocupará su cargo comenzando el primero (1) de julio 2019 y finalizando el treinta (30) de junio, 2020; y POR EL PRESENTE ANUNCIO ADICIONAL SE NOTIFICA, que una copia de la declaración de la cantidad de dinero que se utilizará para financiar el presupuesto del Distrito Escolar para 2019-2020, exclusivo de los fondos públicos, podrá estar disponible para cualquier residente del distrito entre las nueve (9) de la mañana hasta las tres (3) de la tarde., la hora local, desde el 30 de abril, 2019, cada día excepto sábados, domingos y días festivos, en la Oficina de Administración del Distrito, 90 Rocky Point-Yaphank Road, Rocky Point, Nueva York, y en cada escuela dentro de los límites del distrito; y POR EL PRESENTE ANUNCIO ADICIONAL SE NOTIFICA, que las solicitudes de los candidatos para miembro de la Junta de Educación se entregarán al secretario del distrito escolar en la Oficina del Secretario del Distrito, Oficina del Consejero del Instituto de Rocky Point (Rocky Point High School), 82 Rocky PointYaphank Road, Rocky Point, Nueva York, a más tardar el 22 de abril, 2019, entre las dos (2) de la tarde hasta las cinco (5) de la tarde., hora local. Dichas solicitudes deberán ir dirigidas al Secretario del Distrito y deberán estar firmadas por veinticinco (25) votantes cualificados del distrito; deben indicar el nombre y residencia de cada firmante y el nombre y la residencia del candidato; y POR EL PRESENTE ANUNCIO ADICIONAL SE NOTIFICA, que se requiere el registro personal de los votantes de conformidad a los dispuesto en § 2014 Ley de Educación y de conformidad con el artículo 5 de la Ley Electoral. Si un votante está ya registrado de conformidad a § 2014 la Ley de Educación y ha votado en cualquier reunión anual o reunión especial del distrito dentro de los últimos cuatro (4) años civiles, dicho votante es elegible para votar en esta elección. Si un votante está registrado y es elegible para

votar bajo el artículo 5 de la Ley de Educación también es elegible para votar en esta elección. El resto de personas que quieran ejercer su voto, deberán registrarse. La Junta de Registro se reunirá con el propósito de registrar a todos los votantes cualificados del Distrito de conformidad a lo dispuesto en § 2014 Ley de Educación en el Instituto de Rocky Point (Rocky Point High School), 82 Rocky Point-Yaphank Road, Rocky Point, Nueva York el martes, 14 de mayo, entre las nueve (9) de la mañana hasta las nueve (9) de la tarde., hora local, y para añadir cualquier nombre adicional al registro para poder utilizarse en las elecciones. En ese momento, cualquier persona tendrá derecho a registrar su nombre, considerando que en dicha reunión el votante será reconocido por la Junta como participante en las votaciones y se demostrará la satisfacción de la Junta con que el votante se registre y tenga derecho de votar en ese momento o en las elecciones para las que se prepara el registro. El registro se prepara de conformidad a § 2014 Ley de Educación y se archivará en la Oficina del Secretario Escolar, Oficina del Consejero del Instituto de Rocky Point (Rocky Point High School), 82 Rocky Point-Yaphank Road, Rocky Point, Nueva York, y estará disponible para ser consultado por cualquier votante cualificado del distrito los días: desde el jueves 16 de mayo, 2019, y en los días que le siguen previos al día de la elección, excepto el domingo, en los siguientes horarios: el jueves 16 de mayo y el viernes 17 de mayo 2019, entre las nueve (9) de la mañana hasta las tres (3) de la tarde y el sábado 18 de mayo, 2019, entre las nueve (9) de la mañana hasta las doce (12) de la noche; y en el centro de votación el día del voto. POR EL PRESENTE ANUNCIO ADICIONAL SE NOTIFICA, que de de conformidad a § 2014 la Ley de Educación del Estado de Nueva York, La Junta de Registro se reunirá el martes, 21 de mayo, 2019, entre las siete (7) de la mañana hasta las nueve (9) de la tarde., hora local,

en el centro de votación para utilizarlo en el voto del presupuesto y elecciones (reunión anual) para registrar a los votantes para la reunión anual que tendrá lugar en 2019, y lo utilizará asimismo en cualquier reunión especial del distrito que pueda realizarse después de la preparación de dicho registro, y en ese momento cualquier persona tendrá el derecho a que su nombre sea puesto en dicho registro a condición de que el votante reconocido y aprobado por dicha junta de registro para tener el derecho a votar en la elección para la que se prepara dicho registro, o en cualquier otra reunión especial del distrito después del 12 de mayo 2019; y POR EL PRESENTE ANUNCIO ADICIONAL SE NOTIFICA, que las solicitudes de los votantes ausentes estarán disponibles durante las horas comerciales de la escuela a través del Secretario del distrito, empezando el 24 de abril, 2019; El Secretario del Distrito debe recibir las solicitudes completadas por lo menos siete (7) días antes de la elección si el voto se va a enviar por correo, o el día antes de la elección, si el voto se va a entregar en persona. Los votos ausentes deber ser recibidos por el Secretario del distro a más tardar el martes 21 de mayo 2019 a las cinco (5) de la tarde, para ser sondeado. Una lista de personas que solicitan ser votantes ausentes será emitida para que los votantes cualificados del distrito puedan inspeccionarla en la Oficina del Secretario del Distrito desde el jueves, el 16 de mayo, 2019, y en los días que le siguen previos al día de la elección, excepto el domingo, en los siguientes horarios: el jueves 16 de mayo, 2019 y el viernes 17 de mayo, 2019 entre nueve (9) de la mañana hasta las tres (3) de la tarde y el sábado 18 de mayo, 2019, entre las nueve (9) de la mañana hasta las doce (12) de la noche. Fechado: Rocky Point, Nueva York Marzo 13, 2019 POR ORDEN DE LA JUNTA DE EDUCACION KELLY WHITE, SECRETARIA DEL DISTRITO LEGALS con’t on pg. 12


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LEGALS LEGALS con’t from pg. 11 EL DISTRITO ESCOLAR DE ROCKY POINT El Condado de Suffolk, Nueva York 417 4/4 5x vbr STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA MORTGAGE, F.S.B., F/K/A WORLD SAVINGS BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN P. CERAMELLO, JOAN M. CERAMELLO, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE IN FORECLOSURE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT In pursuance of a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the Office of the County Clerk of Suffolk County on November 17, 2016, I, Christopher Modelewski, Esq. the Referee named in said Judgment, will sell in one parcel at public auction on May 2, 2019 at the Brookhaven Town Hall, 1 Independence Hill, Farmingville, County of Suffolk, State of New York, the prem ises described as follows: 87 Raynor Road Ridge a/k/a Brookhaven, NY 11961 Tax I.D. No.: 0200-292.0001.00-015.000 ALL THAT TRACT OF PARCEL OF LAND situate at Ridge, in the Town of Brookhaven, County of Suffolk and the State of New York The premises are sold subject to the provisions of the filed judgment, Index No. 27928/11 in the amount of $430,047.14 plus interest and costs. Julia J. Henrichs, Esq. Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP Plaintiff’s Attorney 700 Crossroads Building, 2 State Street Rochester, New York 14614 Tel.: 855-227-5072 446 3/28 4x vbr

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Email: legals@tbrnewsmedia.com NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING, BUDGET VOTE and ELECTION MOUNT SINAI UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF BROOKHAVEN, SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Budget Hearing will be held at the Mount Sinai Middle School, Route 25A, Mount Sinai, New York, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at 8:00 p.m., prevailing time, for the transaction of such business as is authorized by Education Law, including the following items: 1) To present to the voters a detailed statement (proposed budget) of the amount of money that will be required for the 2019-20 fiscal year. 2) To discuss all of the items hereinafter set forth to be voted upon by voting machines at the Budget Vote/ Election to be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. 3) To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting pursuant to the Education Law of the State of New York. Polls will be open to vote by voting machine upon the following items on May 21, 2019: a. To adopt the annual budget of said School District for the fiscal year 201920 and to authorize the requisite portion thereof to be raised by taxation on the taxable property of the District. b. To enter into an agreement for Library Services. c. To authorize a Capital Improvement Project. d. To elect members of the Board of Education as follows: 1) One member for a term of three (3) years commencing July 1, 2019 to succeed Kerri Anderson, whose term of office expires June 30, 2019. 2) One member for a term of three (3) years commencing July 1, 2019 to succeed Lynn Jordan, whose term of office expires June 30, 2019. 3) One member for a term of two (2) years and forty (40) days commencing May 22, 2019 to succeed Michael Riggio, whose term of office expires June 30,

2021. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that for the purpose of voting at such Budget Vote/Election on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the Mount Sinai Elementary School, the polls will be open between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., prevailing time. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a copy of the statement of the amount of money that will be required to fund the School District’s budget for 201920, exclusive of public monies, may be obtained by any resident of the District during business hours beginning May 7, 2019, except Saturday, Sunday, or holidays, at the Administration Office, and at each of the school buildings. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to Real Property Tax law section 495 an “exemption report” is to be attached to the budget citing the amount of the total assessed valuation of the District that is subject to exemption from taxation including a listing of every type of exemption (providing the statutory authority for each such exemption); the cumulative impact of each such exemption; the cumulative amount to be received from recipients of exemptions in the form of “payments in lieu of taxes” or other payments for municipal services; and the cumulative impact of all exemptions granted. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education shall be filed between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., prevailing time, with the Clerk of said school district at her office in the Mount Sinai District Office, Route 25A, Mount Sinai, New York, not later than Monday, April 22, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Vacancies on the Board of Education shall not be considered separate specific offices and nominating petitions shall not describe any specific vacancy for which a candidate is nominated. Such petitions must be directed to the Clerk of the District, must be signed by at least twenty-five (25) qualified voters of the District, and must state the

name and residence of the candidate. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots will be obtainable during school business hours from the District Clerk beginning April 22, 2019; completed applications must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk not later than 5:00 p.m., prevailing time, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. A list of persons to whom absentee ballots are issued will be available for inspection to qualified voters of the District in the Office of the District Clerk on and after Thursday, May 16, 2019, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on weekdays prior to the day set for the annual election and on May 21, 2019, the day set for the election. Any qualified voter may, upon examination of such list, file a written challenge of the qualifications as a voter of any person whose name appears on such list, stating the reasons for such challenge. Any such written challenge shall be transmitted by the District Clerk or a designee of the Board of Education to the inspectors of election on the day of the election. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that personal registration of voters is required either pursuant to S2014 of the Education Law or pursuant to Article 5 of the Election Law. If a voter has heretofore registered pursuant to Section 2014 of the Education Law and has voted at any annual or special district meeting within the last four (4) years, or if he/she is eligible to vote under Article 5 of the Election Law, he/she is also eligible to vote at this election. All other persons who wish to vote must register. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that any qualified voter may register to vote during regular school business hours, from 9:00 o’clock a.m. to 4:00 o’clock p.m. on days when school is

in session at the office of the School District Clerk, Route 25A, North Country Road, Mount Sinai, New York, through Thursday, May 16, 2019. The register prepared pursuant to Section 2014 of the Education Law and the registration list prepared by the Board of Elections of Suffolk County will be filed in the Office of the Clerk of the School District in the Mount Sinai District Office, Route 25A, Mount Sinai, New York, and will be open for inspection to any qualified voter of the District on and after Thursday, May 16, 2019, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., prevailing time, on weekdays, and each day prior to the date set for the Annual Budget Vote/ Election, except Sunday, by appointment on Saturday, and at the polling place on the day of the vote. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Registration will meet on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, at the Mount Sinai Elementary School to prepare the register of the school district to be used at the Annual Budget Vote/ Election to be held in 2020 and any special meeting that may be held after the preparation of said register provided that at such meeting of the Board of Registration he or she is known or proven to the satisfaction of said Board of Registration to be then or thereafter entitled to vote at the Budget Vote/Election for which said register is so prepared. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a rule adopted by the Board of Education in accordance with Section 2035 of the Education Law, any propositions to be submitted for voting at said Budget Vote/ Election must be filed with the Board of Education at the Mount Sinai District Office, Route 25A, Mount Sinai, New York, not later than Monday, April 22, 2019 at 4:00 p.m., prevailing time; must be typed or printed in the English language; must be directed to the Clerk of the School District; and must be signed by at least twenty-five (25) qualified voters of the school district. However, the School Board will not entertain any petition to place be-

fore the voters any proposition the purpose of which is not within the powers of the voters to determine, or any proposition or amendment which is contrary to law. Dated:

March 22, 2019

Maureen Poerio, District Clerk Mount Sinai U.F.S.D. Town of Brookhaven Suffolk County, New York 465 4/4 4x vbr

AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PRESUPUESTARIA, VOTO PRESUPUESTARIO Y ELECCIÓN DISTRITO ESCOLAR GRATUITO DE MOUNT SINAI UNION CIUDAD DE BROOKHAVEN, CONDADO DE SUFFOLK, NUEVA YORK SE HA DADO AQUÍ QUE se celebrará una Audiencia de Presupuesto Público en la Escuela Secundaria Mount Sinai, Ruta 25A, Mount Sinai, Nueva York, el martes 14 de mayo de 2019, a las 8:00 p.m., hora actual, para la transacción de tales El negocio está autorizado por la Ley de Educación, incluyendo los siguientes artículos: 1) Presentar a los votantes una declaración detallada (presupuesto propuesto) de la cantidad de dinero que se requerirá para el año fiscal 2019-2020. 2) Para discutir todos los elementos que se enumeran a continuación para ser votados por las máquinas de votación en la Elección / Votación de Presupuesto que se celebrará el martes, 21 de mayo de 2019. 3) Para tramitar cualquier otro asunto que pueda presentarse adecuadamente antes de la reunión, de conformidad con la Ley de Educación del Estado de Nueva York. Las urnas estarán abiertas para votar con la máquina de votación en los a. Adoptar el presupuesto anual de dicho Distrito Escolar para el año fiscal 2019-20 y autorizar que la porción requerida del mismo se incremente por los impuestos sobre la propiedad sujetos a los impuestos del Distrito. b. segundo. Entrar en LEGALS con’t on pg. 13


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LEGALS LEGALS con’t from pg. 12 un acuerdo de servicios bibliotecarios. hacer. c. Autorizar un proyecto de mejora de capital. d. re. Para elegir a los miembros de la Junta de Educación de la siguiente manera: 1) Un miembro por un término de tres (3) años a partir del 1 de julio de 2019 para tener éxito Kerri Anderson, cuyo plazo expira el 30 de junio de 2019. 2) Un miembro por un término de tres (3) años a partir del 1 de julio de 2019 para tener éxito Lynn Jordan, cuyo plazo expira el 30 de junio de 2019. 3) Un miembro por un término de dos (2) años y cuarenta (40) días a partir del 22 de mayo de 2019 para suceder a Michael Riggio, cuyo período expira el 30 de junio de 2021. Y SE HA DADO UN AVISO ADICIONAL que, con el propósito de votar en dicha Votación / Elección del Presupuesto el martes 21 de mayo de 2019, en la Escuela Primaria Mount Sinai, las urnas estarán abiertas entre las 6:00 am y las 9:00 pm, hora predominante. Y SE LE PRESENTA AVISO ADICIONAL que cualquier residente del Distrito puede obtener una copia del extracto de la cantidad de dinero que se necesitará para financiar el presupuesto del Distrito Escolar para 2019-20, excluyendo el dinero público, durante las horas de oficina que comiencen 7 de mayo de 2019, excepto los sábados, domingos o feriados, en la Oficina de Administración y en cada uno de los edificios escolares. Y SE ENTREGA UN AVISO ADICIONAL de que, de conformidad con el artículo 495 de la Ley del Impuesto sobre Bienes Inmuebles, se adjuntará un “informe de exención” al presupuesto citando el monto de la tasación total del Distrito que está sujeta a la exención de impuestos, incluida una lista de cada

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pm en días hábiles antes del día establecido para la elección anual y el 21 de mayo de 2019, el día establecido para la elección. Cualquier votante calificado puede, después de examinar dicha lista, presentar una impugnación por escrito de las calificaciones como votante de cualquier persona cuyo nombre aparezca en dicha lista, indicando los motivos de dicha impugnación. Cualquier desafío escrito de este tipo deberá ser transmitido por el Secretario del Distrito o una persona designada por la Junta de Educación a los inspectores de elección el día de la elección. Y ADEMÁS SE OTORGA EL AVISO de que se requiere el registro personal de los votantes, de conformidad con el S2014 de la Ley de Educación o el Artículo 5 de la Ley de Elecciones. Si un votante se ha registrado hasta ahora de conformidad con la Sección 2014 de la Ley de Educación y ha votado en cualquier reunión anual o especial del distrito dentro de los últimos cuatro (4) años, o si es elegible para votar conforme al Artículo 5 de la Ley de Elecciones, él / ella también es elegible para votar en esta elección. Todas las demás personas que deseen votar deben registrarse. Y SE HA DADO UN AVISO ADICIONAL que cualquier votante calificado puede inscribirse para votar durante el horario laboral normal de la escuela, de 9:00 a.m. a 4:00 en punto p.m. los días en que la escuela está en sesión en la oficina del Secretario del Distrito Escolar, Ruta 25A, North Country Road, Mount Sinai, Nueva York, hasta el jueves 16 de mayo de 2019. El registro se preparó de conformidad con la Sección 2014 de la Ley de Educación y el la lista de registro preparada por la Junta de Elecciones del Condado de Suffolk se archivará en la Oficina del Secretario del Distrito Escolar en la Oficina del Distrito de Mount Sinai, Ruta 25A, Mount Sinai, Nueva York, y estará abierta para inspección a cualquier votante calificado del Distrito a partir del jueves 16 de mayo de 2019, entre las 9:00

am y las 4:00 pm, hora del día de la semana, y cada día antes de la fecha establecida para la Y SE HA DADO UN AVISO ADICIONAL que la Junta de Inscripción se reunirá el martes 21 de mayo de 2019, entre las 6:00 am y las 9:00 pm, hora de la hora, en la Escuela Primaria Mount Sinai para preparar el registro de la el distrito escolar que se utilizará en la votación / elección del presupuesto anual que se celebrará en 2020 y cualquier reunión especial que pueda celebrarse después de la preparación de dicho registro, siempre que en dicha reunión de la Junta de Inscripciones se conozca o se demuestre al respecto la satisfacción de dicha Junta de Registro para tener entonces o posteriormente derecho a votar en la Elección / Votación de Presupuesto para la cual dicho registro está preparado. Y ADEMÁS SE DEBE PRESENTAR QUE, de conformidad con una norma adoptada por la Junta de Educación, de conformidad con la Sección 2035 de la Ley de Educación, cualquier propuesta que se presente para votar en dicha votación / elección de presupuesto debe presentarse ante la Junta de Educación en el Oficina del Distrito de Mount Sinai, Ruta 25A, Mount Sinai, Nueva York, a más tardar el lunes 22 de abril de 2019 a las 4:00 p.m., hora actual; debe ser escrito o impreso en el idioma inglés; debe ser dirigido al Secretario del Distrito Escolar; y debe estar firmado por al menos veinticinco (25) votantes calificados del distrito escolar. Sin embargo, la Junta Escolar no aceptará ninguna petición para presentar ante los votantes ninguna propuesta cuyo propósito no esté dentro de los poderes de los votantes para determinar, o cualquier propuesta o enmienda que sea contraria a la ley. Fecha: 22 de marzo de 2019 Maureen Poerio, Secretaria de Distrito 466 4/4 4x vbr

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Editorial Value newspapers There’s something real about a newspaper, and it goes beyond the ink and page, beyond the action of picking one up at the drugstore or plucking it from the mailbox. We who work at TBR News Media imbue the paper, the one you hold in your hands right now, with our labor. If you could see us at our work, you would know just how hard and long we work to provide the community with as much local content as we can. Truly, the paper is alive. While we editors and reporters are active in the community every day, we know the lives of the people behind the paper are not front and center. Behind each of those bylines you might read in the paper today is a person researching, interviewing and eventually rapidly typing each deliberated word hunched over a desk. Each picture is edited and placed within the blocks of text. The ads are crafted by graphic designers spending hours arranging each one. We’re hardly some sort of news assembly line, working out of some monolithic New York City skyscraper. Our tiny, two-story office is located right here on the North Shore, blending into the surrounding rustic buildings of Setauket. This past weekend, a team from TBR News Media traveled up to Albany for the annual New York Press Association convention. Hundreds of reporters, editors and publishers from papers from across the state gather for this annual event in a single location. Listening to the voices of the people at other papers during this event can be both disheartening and encouraging. Advertising dollars are down; and, while research from the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Media Engagement shows journalists rate themselves high in credibility, accuracy and trustworthiness, the public has a much lower opinion. “Fake news” has become a common phrase, one that was initially used for the express purpose of distorting facts during the 2016 presidential campaign. It’s now regularly used to denigrate a pillar of our democracy, which concerns us. It’s important for people to understand the importance of our profession to a healthy democracy. Comfort the afflicted, afflict the comfortable is an expression often used to describe the role of the newspaper. We aim to hold people in power accountable and report on government operations, so citizens become better informed voters. We take this role very seriously. A good chunk of our staff lives within our coverage areas along Long Island’s North Shore. We carefully report on the community because we are a part of that community. We wish to see it thrive because we ourselves care about what should happen to our neighbors and the place in which we all live. What does that mean for you, the person holding the paper? Know that we appreciate you. You’re keeping the paper alive.

Letters … We welcome your letters. They should be no longer than 400 words and may be edited for length, libel, style and good taste. We do not publish anonymous letters. Please include a phone number and address for confirmation. Email letters to kyle@tbrnewsmedia.com or mail them to The Village Beacon Record, P.O. Box 707, Setauket, NY 11733.

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Generation X can learn from actor’s death Amid all of the idiocy of present-day politics and celebrity scandals, we have all too often been remiss in our ability to feel the loss of those who contributed positively to society. On March 4, at the age of 52, Luke Perry passed away after suffering a massive stroke. His loss may not have affected many members of this community, but for those of us who are members of Generation X, it is truly sad. Sad, not only because a good man, a family man who never wreaked havoc on Hollywood and actually had some acting chops has died, but also because it is a reminder that Gen X is slowly slipping away without the slightest recognition. Perry played an iconic character on a cheesy show, “Beverly Hills, 90210,” throughout the 1990s, a show that my

generation related to because it was truly the first of its kind. Daily life was depicted a little more realistically then the modest shows previously aimed at this stage of development and a lot more demurely than present-day television. With Perry’s untimely passing Generation X has been forced to recognize our own mortality. It has also been revealed that Gen X has almost become irrelevant. Those born in the years that encompass this generation — mid-1960s to early 1980s — are stuck in the middle. We have to work twice as hard for half as much, jobs are not intended for the skills we have acquired, and we are suffering medical maladies that were only assumed to afflict those in their golden years. Baby boomers may not be reaping all that they

deserve in retirement, millennials live in fear of opiates and school shootings, and all the while Generation X is quietly dissipating with little cognizance of what is being lost. Perhaps this is a lot to glean from the death of one actor, but it is important to recognize the contributions of an entire generation while we are still here. Baby boomers built this country and millennials are the future, but we are the backbone and, sadly, the good die young. So my fellow Xers, get your checkups, don’t ignore symptoms, have fun with your kids, try to relieve stress, and every once in a while remind everyone that we are still here. Stefanie Werner East Setauket

Agenda to overthrow Trump is backfiring Hillary Clinton, James Comey, Loretta Lynch and Christopher Steele should all be arrested and charged with conspiracy and collusion to overthrow the presidency of Donald J. Trump (R). Trump has been under fire since election night for having the unmitigated gall to overturn the Bush-Clinton-Obama dynasty, as there was no contingency plan in place for such a scenario. While the godless/progressive/Stalinist gang has seemingly had their way for the past 10 years, aided by the Democratic National Committee-controlled media, their time is about to end. The nightly Stephen Colbert/

Seth Myers/Jimmy Kimmel hatefest will no longer seem so relevant. If Presidents Ronald Reagan (R) or even John F. Kennedy (D) could see today’s political state of affairs, they would be stupefied. Journalism is a profession on the ropes: with Don Lemon, Anderson Cooper, Chuck Todd, Wolf Blitzer and Rachel Maddow on a 24/7 mission to destroy my president, I see only now how Sen. Joe McCarthy (R) was, if nothing else, a sage and soothsayer 60 years too early. The United States is nearly 250 years old. At every turn, every crisis, God has been there to validate our righteous

might and inherent goodness, a beautiful experiment closer to perfection than any in human history, which is why people from five continents have been beating down the door to come here for more than a century. The good news: The so-called “Democrats,” also known as progressives/ Jew-haters/racists/Stalinists/Maoists, have finally committed political hari-kari. Trump 2020 is a done deal. The Democrat “clown car”on the way will make the last GOP “clown car” look like a VW Beetle. Michael Meltzer Stony Brook

Accidents bring out the best and worst in us Our community is very fortunate to have good neighbors. Unfortunately, we also have at least one person who has lost his moral compass. Case in point: My wife and I went shopping at the Setauket Stop & Shop. Our auto was neatly parked in one of the

outlined parking spaces. Upon return to our car, significant damage was noted. A very nice lady saw a man driving away in his pickup truck after striking our auto, clearly a hit-and-run event. She was not able to see the license plate number. I called 911, and a patrol car arrived promptly. The officer

was courteous and professional. The lady also photographed the damage to our auto and forwarded the photos to us. Many thanks. This incident has not diminished our faith in humanity. It has enhanced it. Anton and Denise Richter Stony Brook

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Competitive people get stuck in an elevator

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our people get into an elevator together. They kind of recognize each other, but they’re not sure so they smile politely and nod. They’re all going to the 7th floor. On the way up, the elevator gets stuck. Mr. B, the baseball coach, looks at his watch and shakes his head. Ms. S, the soccer coach, paces back and forth, as if she’s blocking a goal. D. None Mrs. V, the violin teacher, closes of the above her eyes, taps her BY DANIEL DUNAIEF feet and imagines the rhythm of a Mozart concerto. Mrs. Jones tries to text her three children, but the elevator doesn’t get any

cell service. “This shouldn’t take too long,” Mr. B offers hopefully. “I’ve been stuck in elevators, had rain delays and all kinds of problems in the past. We’ll be fine.” “Oh, hey Mr. B,” Mrs. Jones says, her voice shaking a bit. “It’s me, Joan Smith. I’m John’s mom.” “Right, right, I knew you looked familiar,” Mr. B says. “Did John have a chance to go hit in the cages like I told him to?” “No, well, he had a violin lesson, so he couldn’t,” Mrs. Jones replies. “But I know he wants to and he’ll get to the cage this weekend.” “This weekend?” Mr. B sighs. “By then the big game will be over.” “So, you’re the reason John couldn’t concentrate during his lesson,” Mrs. V says, as her foot stops and she swivels to face Mr. B. “Excuse me?” Mr. B says, crossing his arms over his chest. “John has been slumping recently and we need him to start hitting again. He has

tremendous potential and we’d like to see how far that will take him.” “Wait, John Jones?” Ms. S asks, turning to the group. “John is a fantastic goalie and we need him for our club game this weekend.” “I thought soccer was a fall sport,” Mr. B sighs. “Right, and baseball is a spring sport and yet during our busiest season, John seems to sneak away for extra hitting and throwing,” Ms. S says. “Well, he needs to practice all year round. What’s he going to do with soccer?” Mr. B adds. “You’re kidding, right? You think he’s going to play baseball in college?” Ms. S asks. “Does anyone have any idea how talented he is on the violin? Have you ever heard him play? He is way ahead of his peers on the violin and could easily play at a much higher level,” Mrs. V says. “He never talks about the violin with me,” Mr. B says, unfolding and refolding his arms. “Would you be interested in hearing about it? Do you think he’s figured out that you might not

be a receptive audience?” Mrs. V adds. “Now, come on, think about this: John gets to play soccer, baseball and the violin,” Mrs. Jones says. “He gets to benefit from all of your expertise and he’s passionate about all these activities. You’re all giving him experiences he’ll never forget and he’s fortunate to have these opportunities. That’s a good thing, right?” “Yes, I suppose,” Ms. S huffs. “But if he really wants to be great at anything, he needs to commit to it year round.” “I could say the same thing about baseball,” Mr. B says. The elevator suddenly starts to move again. “Yes, but he has committed to all of your activities throughout the year,” Mrs. Jones sighs. “I know, because I’m driving him and his sisters everywhere. Please understand that he does the best he can to pick and choose during overlapping events. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to shop for a present to celebrate his 10th birthday.”

Three cheers for three celebrations

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his is a week of celebrations, and it gives me great pleasure to share them with you, our readers. First is the delightful news that Times Beacon Record newspapers won 12 awards for outstanding work over the past year from the New York Press Association this past weekend. The convention was in Albany, and we loved hearing our names called out before a group of more than 300 attendees from weeklies and dailies, paid papers and free, representing communities Between throughout New you and me York state. The BY LEAH S. DUNAIEF prizes are listed elsewhere in the paper, and I am particularly pleased that they span the two primary responsibilities we carry:

good editorial coverage and attractive advertising. Those are our two masters, and we need to serve both well in order to survive. Speaking of surviving, a major part of the convention and its workshops was concerned with just that. As most of you know, newspapers — and the media across the board — are engaged in a gigantic struggle. Small businesses, long the backbone of community newspapers like ours, are falling by the wayside. Consumers are buying from Amazon and Google. It’s so easy to toddle over to a computer in one’s pajamas and order up Aunt Tillie’s birthday present, have it wrapped and delivered in no time at all, and perhaps even save some money in the transaction. Only small stores with highly specialized product for sale can compete. Or else they offer some sort of fun experience in their shops, making a personal visit necessary. And it’s not only small stores that are disappearing. Stores like Lord & Taylor — “a fortress on Fifth Avenue,” according to The New York Times — are also gone, directly impacting publications like that esteemed paper. But that is only one existential threat to media.

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The other is the drumbeat of fake news. The internet and social media have been significantly discredited as news sources. Cable television hasn’t done much better in the public’s regard. Print, which has always been considered the most reliable source of fact-based news, mainly because it takes longer to reach the readers and is vetted by editors and proofers, can be dismissed with a wave of the hand and the accusation, “Fake news!” On the other hand, polls show that print is still the most trusted source. And that is particularly true for hometown newspapers, where reporters and editors live among those they write about and have to answer to them in the supermarket and at school concerts. Which brings me to my next cause for celebration. Monday, April 8, marked the 43rd anniversary of the founding of The Village Times, which began the Times Beacon Record expansion. We were there in 1976, we are here in 2019, and I believe a good measure of success is simply survival. We are still just as committed to the high ideals of a free press — carrying those ideals and passion to our website and any

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LEISURE EDITOR Heidi Sutton ADVERTISING DIRECTOR Kathryn Mandracchia DIR. OF MEDIA PRODUCTIONS Michael Tessler

other of our other platforms and products — as we were that day of wild exhilaration when our first issue was mailed to our residents. We will remain so in the future with the support of the communities we serve. There is one other happy occasion this week. My oldest grandchild, Benji, is celebrating his birthday. When Benji was born, 24 years ago, I became a grandmother. This is, as we know, a club one cannot join on one’s own. One needs a grandchild to be admitted to this lovely existence. And in addition to the joy of watching him grow up into an honorable and talented young man, I have the exceptional pleasure of working with him as he goes about his chosen career of making quality films. It was he who directed and helped write our historical movie, “One Life to Give,” and now its sequel, “Traitor.” It is he who will be the first of our family’s next generation to graduate from college next month. I am writing this column on the eve of your birthday, Benji. Happy Birthday, Dear Grandson! And I salute your parents for letting you follow your heart.

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