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October 12, 2017

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Tree lights up pink in honor of cancer awareness A3 Mount Sinai schools donate netbooks to Kenya A5

Homeless dogs helping inmates at Yaphank jail A7 SWR cross country team takes 8th at invitational A10 Brookhaven’s new program helps rehab homes A13

Nightmare on Main Street opens in Huntington Also: Photo of the Week, Health and Wellness Expo comes to Sound Beach, ‘A Kooky Spooky Halloween’ at Theatre Three

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The Brookhaven Youth Bureau INTERFACE program’s annual Thanksgiving food drive is back, running from Oct. 16 to Nov. 15, giving assistance to the town’s less fortunate residents during the holiday season. “There are many families that struggle every day to put food on the table,” Supervisor Ed Romaine (R) said. “Our Thanksgiving food drive not only helps those families, but it also reminds us about the true meaning of the holiday season. I ask everyone to give thanks for what they have and please open your hearts to those in need.” Last year’s drive provided Thanksgiving meals to more than 820 families townwide. Drop off points this year include: •Brookhaven Town Hall: 1 Independence Hill in Farmingville. •Henrietta Acampora Recreation Center: 39 Montauk Highway in Blue Point.

•Brookhaven Town Highway Department: 1140 Old Town Road in Coram. •Rose Caracappa Senior Center: 739 Route 25A in Mount Sinai. Suggested food items are all nonperishables, including canned soups, canned cranberry sauce, turkey gravy, stuffing mix, instant potatoes, canned sweet or white potatoes, rice, canned vegetables, jarred sauce, macaroni, canned fruit, pudding, Jello, cookie mix, cake mix, icing and juice. Due to refrigeration requirements, the town cannot accept frozen turkeys, but residents can instead donate $10 gift cards from local supermarkets to help assist families in purchasing turkeys. Hours of operation for the food drive are from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact Josie Lunde at the Youth Bureau at 631-451-8011.

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Clockwise from above, Patti Kozlowski holds up a white flag with the name of a co-worker who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer, before placing it under the Pink Tree for Hope; which sits in front of Heritage Park’s Heritage Center in Mount Sinai; and community members with Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, fourth from left, celebrate loved ones diagnosed with or lost to the disease.

Tree at Heritage Park gives breast cancer survivors hope By Kevin Redding kevin@tbrnewspapers.com

hopefully help people understand the magnitude of what we’re dealing with,” said Kozlowski, who will be collecting donations at Throughout October, a tree at Heritage Park the park throughout the month. “Treatment is will be pretty in pink in celebration of national incredibly important.” Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Darlene Rastelli, assistant director at the Up to 5,000 lights on the Pink Tree for Carol M. Baldwin Breast Care Center at Stony Hope, which sits in front of the Heritage Center Brook Medicine, set up at a table during the on Mount Sinai-Coram Road and overlooks the ceremony to spread the word that “early detecpark, burned bright during a ceremony Oct. 4 tion is the best prevention.” held by Suffolk County Legislator Sarah AnThe American College of Radiology, Rasker (D-Mount Sinai) and the nonprofit North telli said, recommends women over the age of Shore Neighbors Breast Cancer Coalition. 40 have a breast screening once a year. The glowing tree will serve as a reminder “It’s so important to screen not only in Octoto passersby of the importance of breast cancer ber, but throughout the year,” she said. “Breast prevention by way of early detection screen- cancer is not a death sentence anymore. If you ings and education. The names get your screenings done early of local breast cancer survivors enough, it can be managed early and those who lost their lives and you can survive.” to the disease are displayed on Miller Place resident Felilittle flags around the tree. cia Lopez said she was scared “There’s not one person I when she was diagnosed in know that has not been affected 2011, because she wasn’t eduby breast cancer in one way or cated about breast cancer and another,” said Anker, whose assumed the worst. grandmother passed away after “I didn’t know anything a long fight with the disease. about it, but the doctors com“I am honored to partner with forted me and told me it was the North Shore Neighbors — Patti Kozlowski curable,” said Lopez, who is Breast Cancer Coalition to raise now cancer free. “You have to be awareness about the prevalence your own advocate. You have to of breast cancer, honor our loved ones lost to check your own body regularly.” breast cancer, and support survivors across Before the ceremony, Kozlowski, who startLong Island.” ed her nonprofit as a way to inspire women Anker encouraged residents to work to- to come together, wrote her friend Camille’s gether and support groups like the coalition to name on a flag. help find a cure for breast cancer. The North “She’s a co-worker of mine who retired Shore Neighbors Breast Cancer Coalition, Aug. 31 and was diagnosed with breast cancer founded in 2001 by Sound Beach resident Patti Sept. 1,” Kozlowski said before placing the flag Kozlowski, is a grassroots organization that under the tree. “I think this tree will give peoraises funds to provide nonmedical or support ple a good feeling to know they’re not alone.” services for local families fighting breast, gyneThe Pink Tree of Hope, adorned with lights cological and other forms of cancer. If some- donated and installed by Bob Koch of Koch one is out of work for a number of weeks dur- Tree Services, will be lit during October at 633 ing and after breast cancer treatment, it can be Mount Sinai-Coram Road in Mount Sinai. devastating financially, Kozlowski said. To learn more about the coalition, visit “We need to help raise awareness and www.facebook.com/NSNBCC/.

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Mount Sinai makes donations to Maasai tribe District donates clothing, computers to connect Kenya to outside world By Desirée Keegan Desiree@tbrnewspapers.com One former Mount Sinai educator is proving what a world of difference we can make if we share the wealth. For the past four years, Virginia Armstrong, an English teacher for 28 years, has helped the district in partnering with the Maasai Good Salvage Outreach Organization to raise donations for communities in Kenya. After retiring with a love of teaching and for students, Armstrong first climbed 19,341-foot Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania before deciding to teach in Africa. That’s when she met Chief Joseph Ole Tipanko, the leader of more than 5,000 Maasai tribal members who reside in Kenya and Tanzania. The organization builds schools for needy and vulnerable children, especially girls forced into early child marriage or who become victims to female genital cutting. Armstrong invited Chief Joseph to Mount Sinai Middle School to give a presentation, and students and staff presented him with donations. “We share our lifestyle and culture of the Maasai people,” Chief Joseph said of the

assembly. “We got a good welcome and reception, and receiving their help is a very good feeling. It’s teamwork. They’re all able to bring us together and help my community.” Small donations of clothing eventually grew to include sneakers and 40 laptops in 2015. Armstrong’s son Matthew, now carrying on the family’s teaching tradition at Mount Sinai, helped set up the clothing drive as part of Athletes Helping Athletes, and director of information technology Ken Jockers proposed the repurposing of the laptops. “We were impressed with their presentation and viewed them as a worthy candidate for donation,” Jockers said. “We are happy to see that the Maasai can make some use of them.” This year, the school handed over a batch of 140 eight-year-old netbooks that were deemed obsolete by the district. “It opens up the world to them,” Virginia Armstrong said. “They come into the world with no electricity or internet and for them to have access now is a fabulous thing.” Mount Sinai Superintendent Gordon Brosdal takes great satisfaction in the partnership between the schools. “Knowing they’re going to schools to educate

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Clockwise from top, retired Mount sinai teacher Virginia armstrong hands a netbook to a Maasai girl; Mount sinai district members donate clothes to the Maasai, including Chief Joseph Ole Tipanko, fifth from left; and Maasai children gather around their new technology. young children and young women — to raise them up — means a lot,” he said of the computers. “They’re such kind, gentle people and extremely grateful, but I don’t know if this would be possible without Virginia Armstrong. She still has all this energy and excitement. It’s amazing what she does with this group and she makes the Mount Sinai community proud. It’s hard to think she’s even retired because she’s totally dedicated to these people.” The high schools for the Maasai people in Kenya were recently wired for electricity, according to Armstrong, who is also the organization’s New York representative, booking Maasai members to come to schools, libraries and churches, where they speak about their culture and sell handmade jewelry and other African-made merchandise. Chief Joseph said the schools have also been trying to make use of green power, so some of the schools are installing solar panels to generate electricity to charge the laptops. Chief Joseph said the clothing and sneakers have meant a lot to his people, especially because most of the women don’t have shoes, but also said the computer donations have opened

their eyes to how other people live, and they’ve also become a major teaching opportunity. “It is new technology to us,” he said. “It enables teachers to access information, to do research. It helps them to keep records and it gives the students an opportunity to learn to use technology. They’re also learning how to type.” Chief Joseph said personal donations given to his organization go toward feeding the children, or providing school lunches. “It goes a long way changing their lifestyle,” he said. The well wishes and support though, especially from the Mount Sinai school district, are unparalleled. “It allows us to exist,” he said. “We look to continue this relationship for the betterment of our communities and share what’s happening on the other side of the world. It helps our students connect, and it shows people out there are thinking about them, love them and care.” To find out more about Chief Joseph’s Maasai tribe, visit www.magsaoutreach. org. To find out more about the Maasai’s ties to Suffolk County or to donate, visit www. leavingfootprints.org.


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LEGALS PUBLIC​ ​NOTICE NOTICE​ ​IS​ ​HEREBY​ ​GIVEN​ ​that​ ​pursuant​ ​to​ ​Sections​ ​264​ ​and​ ​265​ ​of​ ​Town​ ​Law,​ ​a public​ ​hearing​ ​will​ ​be​ ​held​ ​by​ ​the​ ​Town​ ​Board​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Town​ ​of​ ​Brookhaven​ ​at​ ​the​ ​Town Board​ ​Auditorium​ ​at​ ​One​ ​Independence​ ​Hill,​ ​Second​ ​Floor,​ ​Farmingville,​ ​New​ ​York,​ ​on October​ ​26,​ ​2017,​ ​at​ ​6:00​ ​P.M.​ ​to​ ​consider​ ​an​ ​application​ ​known​ ​as​ ​SMW​ ​Property Holdings​ ​for​ ​a​ ​special​ ​permit​ ​for​ ​major​ ​restaurant​ ​with​ ​accessory​ ​drive-through​ ​on​ ​a parcel​ ​of​ ​property​ ​located​ ​on​ ​the​ ​north​ ​side​ ​of​ ​Route​ ​25A,​ ​west​ ​of​ ​Fairway​ ​Drive​ ​in Rocky​ ​Point,​ ​New​ ​York,​ ​further​ ​identified​ ​as​ ​SCTM​ ​No.;​ ​0200-101.00-01.00-002.000. A​ ​more​ ​detailed​ ​diagram​ ​of​ ​the​ ​subject​ ​property​ ​is​ ​on​ ​file​ ​at​ ​the​ ​office​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Town​ ​Clerk and​ ​may​ ​be​ ​examined​ ​during​ ​regular​ ​office​ ​hours​ ​by​ ​any​ ​interested​ ​person. At​ ​said​ ​public​ ​hearing,​ ​any​ ​persons​ ​interested​ ​shall​ ​be​ ​given​ ​the​ ​opportunity​ ​to​ ​be heard.

Police Blotter Incidents and arrests Oct. 3–9

Ticket to ride

A 61-year-old man from Port Jefferson Station was operating a 2000 Dodge while in the parking lot of the Giunta’s Meat Farms shopping center on Route 112 in Port Jefferson Station at about 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, knowingly driving the vehicle with a suspended or revoked license, according to police. He was arrested and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

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Road, Shirley, NY 11967, and described as follows: ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Town of Brookhaven, County of Suffolk, in the State of New York, and designated by the tax maps of the Suffolk County Treasurer as District 0200, Section 968.00, Block 02.00, and Lot 052.000. The approximate amount of the current Judgment lien is $224,499.70 plus interest and costs. The Premises will be sold subject to provisions of the aforesaid Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale; Index # 601693/2015. Charles F. Kenny III, Esq., Referee. McCabe, Weisberg & Conway, P.C., 145 Huguenot Street, Suite 210, New Rochelle, NY 10801 Dated: 8/21/2017 File Number: 14-310272 BGM 651 9/21 4x vbr NoteToScreen LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 08/31/17. Office: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 7 Woodhull Cove Ln, East Setauket, NY, 11733. Purpose:

Any lawful purpose. 653 9/21 6x vbr NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND SPECIAL MEETING PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Public Hearing will be held on October 17, 2017, at 7:00 PM (prevailing time) at the fire district administrative office located at 49 Route 25A, Shoreham, New York. The purpose of the Public Hearing will be to permit public review of the proposed budget for the Rocky Point Fire District for the calendar year 2018. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a copy of the proposed budget has been filed with the Town Clerk and is available for review at the Office of the Board of Fire Commissioners between the hours of 9:00AM to 3:00PM. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that time permitting, a Special Meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners will be held immediately following the conclusion of the public hearing for the purpose of adopting the final budget. Dated: September 27, 2017 LEGALS con’t on pg 8

At about 3 a.m. Oct. 5, a 32-year-old woman from Port Jefferson Station was seated in the driver’s seat of a Land Rover parked in a lot on Nesconset Highway in Port Jefferson Station while the car was running, according to police. Police discovered she was operating the vehicle while intoxicated. When the police were placing her under arrest for driving while intoxicated, she refused officers verbal commands to put her hands behind her back and repeatedly pulled them away, police said. She was charged with driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest.

Breaking down barriers

At about 10:30 p.m. Oct. 7 multiple portions of PVC fencing were damaged and fell to the ground at a home on Parkside Avenue in Miller Place, according to police. About 10 minutes later, a similar incident was reported at a home on Oakland Avenue in Miller Place, police said.

Camp out

A 33-year-old woman and six men ages 33 to 44 were sleeping in tents in the woods behind the Comsewogue Public Library on Terryville Road in Port Jefferson Station at about 9 a.m. Oct. 4 without permission from the owner of the property, according to police. Several of the people were considered undomiciled by the police department. The woman and two of the men were listed as residents of Port Jefferson Station, police said. All seven were arrested and charged with third-degree criminal trespassing.

Snap shot

A camera was stolen from BJ’s Wholesale Club on Nesconset Highway in Setauket at about noon Oct. 9, according to police.

Santa Claus is coming to town

On five separate occasions between Aug. 7 and Oct. 2, a 45-year-old man from Centereach stole assorted items from Walmart on Middle Country Road in Middle Island, according to police. The items included Razor hoverboards, Star Wars games and figures, a power washer, bicycles, a fish tank, sound bars, a television, a generator, vacuums, a motor scooter, remote control toy cars, a hand truck, and a child’s motorcycle, police said. In addition, at about 8:30 p.m. July 19 he smashed the window of a 2008 Toyota parked outside of a home on Middle Country Road in Coram and stole a purse containing credit cards, police said. He also stole a hoverboard from a home on Saxon Road in Centereach at about 9 p.m. Sept. 17, police said. He was arrested Oct. 6 in Centereach and charged with three counts of fourth-degree grand larceny and seven counts of petit larceny.

The world’s oldest profession

On Route 112 in Port Jefferson Station Oct. 5 at about 3 p.m., a 22-year-old woman from Massapequa agreed to perform sexual acts on a man in exchange for money, according to police. The woman also had a controlled substance, police said. She was arrested and charged with prostitution and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Not working out

At LA Fitness on Route 112 in Terryville, someone stole money, gift cards and credit cards from a 2014 Ford at about 4 p.m. Oct. 9, according to police.

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The driver’s side rear door and both doors on the passenger side of a 2009 Mercedes were scratched while it was parked in the side driveway of a home on Viceroy Place in Terryville at about 8 a.m. Oct. 7, according to police.

Door dinged

The door handle of a 2004 Pontiac was damaged while the car was parked in the driveway of a home on Lubber Street in Stony Brook Oct. 6 at about 10:30 p.m., according to police. — Compiled by Alex petroski


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New trial program in Yaphank pairs inmates with shelter dogs By Kevin Redding kevin@tbrnewspapers.com

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In a new program at Yaphank Correctional Facility, Suffolk County inmates and homeless dogs are helping each other get a second chance. Six men in orange jumpsuits lined up on the grounds of the jail Oct. 4, each with a shelter dog at their side, and took turns walking their four-legged companions around in a large circle, demonstrating the dog’s new socialization skills along the way. With a quick command, the dogs either sat, stayed or laid down. One of the dogs, named Bain, an 11-month-old Rottweiler, even showed off how he can help someone get back on their feet — literally. The demonstration was all part of a presentation of Handcuffs to Heeling, a pilot program that teaches lowrisk, nonviolent offenders to train abandoned dogs — Rottweilers, pit bulls and German Shepherds plucked from the Brookhaven Town animal shelter. The aim of the program, which started in mid-September, is to socialize the dogs well enough so they can be put up for adoption. But it’s also doing plenty of good for their trainers too. The inmates train the dogs three nights a week for two hours each session. “We’re rehabilitating humans through animals,” said Michael Gould, the president and founder of Hounds Town Charities, who pitched the idea of the dog training program to Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco in the spring. “When I see inmates, I see humans. When I see these big, powerful dogs, I see animals that shouldn’t be in a shelter.” Gould, a former commanding officer of the Nassau County Police K-9 unit, admitted these breeds of dogs are difficult to adopt out because they carry reputations of being dangerous. But they are caring, loving and now welltrained, thanks to the inmates, Gould added. “These are among the best dogs you can come across,” he said. With a quick snap of his fingers, the dog at Gould’s side stopped and sat at attention. “Everything is low key. There’s no crazy energy. It’s all about structure and love. Firm hand. Kind heart.” Suffolk County undersheriff Steven Kuehhas said he believes the program will reduce recidivism among the inmates, all of whom are serving a local sentence. “This program gives the inmates the opportunity to learn responsibility,” Kuehhas said. He also added the program may help the inmates’ chances of employment, in an animal shelter or as a dog handler, after they leave. He called the program a win-win situation. Jackie Bondanza, a Hounds Town representative and one of the program’s coordinators, said she’s noticed significant changes among the inmates and dogs since the program started. “It’s been a very inspiring transformation,” she said. “When the inmates first came, they were all composed and didn’t want to be here. They’ve since really opened up and I think it’s helped build their confidence. Same with the dogs. These dogs would be sitting in cages in a shelter a majority of the day otherwise. This is incredible for them.” The inmates turned dog trainers were chosen by the sheriff’s department under the criteria of being both nonviolent offenders and physically capable of handling their canine. One of the inmates, Joseph Dima, 36, from Bohemia, said he was thinking of his own dog back home when he signed up for the program. “To help these dogs find a home and owners that will handle them well — that was a big thing for me,” Dima said, referring to the pit bull he was assigned to, Carl, as a loving mush. “He’s such a great dog. People get the wrong misconceptions about pit bulls. He just wants affection. All the dogs do.” When the dogs weren’t demonstrating their new skills, they were perched next to their trainers, being petted and rubbed. During the course of the program, the dogs live at Hounds Town Charities, which is housed in Ronkonkoma.

Plans are in place to continue Handcuffs to Heeling after the expiration of the current six-week program as those behind it seek corporate sponsors and residents interested in adopting the dogs. “There’s nothing like a dog to help an inmate heal,” said Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine (R), who spoke during the event. “These are six dogs and six inmates needing a fresh start. It’s a tremendous program and one we’re going to continue.”

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County

Legislature passes local law to ensure access to Narcan Red-light By Desirée Keegan Desiree@tbrnewspapers.com

The Suffolk County Legislature passed into local law that access to naloxone be mandated at all substance abuse and mental health providers. Unanimously passed Oct. 3, Introductory Resolution 1679, sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker (D-Mount Siani), will make Suffolk County grants, contracts and funding to mental health and substance abuse service providers contingent on the availability of naloxone on premises at all times and having staff trained in the administration of naloxone on-site during business hours. Naloxone, known more widely by the brand name Narcan, is a medication that reverses an overdose. “This vital legislation will help save lives and provide a second chance to those struggling with addiction,” Anker said. “I will continue to support treatment options and rehabilitation assistance to those suffering from addiction, and I greatly appreciate the many agencies the county contracts with that will have naloxone on hand to provide this life-saving treatment if needed.” The new law will affect 38 mental health and substance abuse service providers in Suffolk County, including 18 New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services providers and 20 New York State Office of Mental Health providers. Some of

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alcohol and substance abuse providers, like smithtown-based assistance resource services, above, will be mandated access to naloxone. these organizations include John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson; Concern for Independent Living Inc. in Selden; IMPACT Counseling Services in Lake Grove; Employee Assistance Resource Services in Smithtown; Catholic Charities in Commack; Kenneth Peters Center for Recovery in Hauppauge; and the Huntington Youth Bureau. The Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services currently requires all certified providers to have on-site staff trained in the administration of naloxone. Tracey Farrell, founder of North Shore Drug Awareness, who lost her son Kevin to a heroin overdose, believes the local law is a good step toward helping the addiction crisis

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Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Town Board at Brookhav‑ en Town Office Complex, Town Auditorium, One Inde‑ pendence Hill, Farmingville, New York on 10/26/2017 at 6:00 pm, to consider enact‑ ing the following proposed amendment(s) to the Uniform Code of Traffic Ordinances of the Town of Brookhaven. Article VIII Section 34 en‑ titled RESTRICTED PARKING is hereby amended by DELE‑ TION of the following in the hamlet of SHOREHAM MILLER AVE NO PARK‑ ING‑ DURING TIMES PER DIR OF TRAFFIC SAFETY BEG N COUNTRY RD CONT S +/‑ 160’ /W

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and loss of lives. She said she’s found that more often than not, especially with providers who are dispensing Suboxone, a controlled substance at high risk for dependence that treats pain and addiction to pain relievers,individuals are obtaining prescriptions with the intent of selling. “I personally feel that this life-saving medication needs to be in the hands of everyone who may be in contact with someone with a substance use disorder,” Farrell said. “Anyone dealing with this population should have Narcan on them at all times. Kudos to Suffolk County for making sure it’s in more hands.”

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At the General Legislature meeting Oct. 3, the Suffolk County Legislature approved Introductory Resolution 1780, sponsored by Legislator Sarah Anker (DMount Sinai), directing the Department of Public Works to conduct a review of the Red Light Safety Program. The evaluation of the program will be done by an independent third-party consultant, who will identify the intersections with red-light cameras that have had increases in accidents and determine the cause of these accidents, evaluate the efficacy of the camera program and will include recommendations about whether the cameras should be retained at these intersections. The evaluation of the program will include consideration of the benefits and drawbacks to public safety given the number, type and severity of the accidents and will include all accidents involving cars, pedestrians and bicyclists at red-light camera intersections.

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SWR musicians named All-County, chosen to perform Four students from Shoreham-Wading River High School have been selected to perform in the 2017 New York State School Music Association’s All-State Festival. The event will take place at the Rochester Convention Center from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3. Jack Flatley (voice), Alexandra Meli (vocal jazz) and Christopher Wygonik (double bass) were selected to perform. Justin Stuart (voice) was chosen as an alternate. Eight students, including those selected to perform at the convention, were named All-County musicians. Flatley, Meli (tuba), Stuart and Wygonik (trombone), along with Brett Callagy (viola), Julianna Kohlus (French horn), Kerry Mannix (voice) and Ryan Nowak (voice) will perform at a concert at Hauppauge High School Nov. 17. “We are all proud of these talented students,” said Shoreham-Wading River High

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School music coordinator David Minelli. “This honor is a testament to their dedication to the field of music.” To receive the All-County nod, teacher recommendations, audition scores at the NYSSMA solo festival during the prior spring and participation in other performancebased organizations are taken into account.

Brookhaven Town Councilwoman Jane Bonner (C-Rocky Point) joined Girl Scout Troop 770 at the Robert Reid Recreation Center in Shoreham Sept. 15 for the Scouts’ community gardening project. To earn the gardener badge, a Girl Scout must visit a garden, explore garden design, find plants that will grow together, experiment with seeds and help with a community garden.

“Thanks to the Girl Scouts from Troop 770, it will be a very colorful fall in the garden at Robert Reid Recreation Center,” Bonner said. “It really was a beautiful day to work in the garden and they all did such a great job.” Pictured with Bonner, at center, are members of Scout Troop 770 and director Marissa Moschera.

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obituaries Achille Maggio

Achille Maggio, 94, of Sound Beach, died Sept. 11. A proud WWII Army veteran, he was the recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Maggio was the beloved husband of Elizabeth; loving father of Charles (Marie); adored grandfather of Charles Jr. and John; and devoted brother of Connie LaRocco. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Louis de Montfort R.C. Church in Sound Beach. Interment with military honors followed at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale. Arrangements were entrusted to the Branch Funeral Home of Miller Place.

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Ann Spampinato, 81, of Miller Place, died Sept. 22. Born Sept. 6, 1936, in Jamaica, Queens, she was the daughter of the late Harriet and William Orlando. Spampinato was a retired preschool teacher, a member of the Mount Sinai senior citizens club, Republican club, Miller Place library board and prayer group at church. She enjoyed cooking, baking, reading and traveling. Left to cherish her memory is her husband Onofrio; sons, William, Vincent and Philip; daughter Elizabeth; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and sister Janet along with other family and friends. Services were held at Christ Episcopal Church in Port Jefferson. Interment followed at Seaview Cemetery in Mount Sinai. Arrangements were entrusted to the Bryant Funeral Home of Setauket. Contributions can be made in Spampinato’s memory to the Christ Episcopal Church, Michael J. Fox Foundation or St. Jude’s Children Hospital.

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Bill Stoddard, Mike Meadows, Jamie Rios and Keith Sullivan won Ralph’s Fishing Station in Mount Sinai’s 9th annual Kelly Heyen Bluefish Tournament Sept. 29. The group’s winning bluefish, caught in the Middle Grounds waters, came in at 16.2 pounds.

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Anthony Antoniou, of Miller Place, formerly of Astoria, died Sept. 18, at the Northport VA nursing home. He served during WWII in the Army 82nd Airborne paratrooper 505th parachute infantry, and was the recipient of a Silver Star, two Bronze stars, five Purple Hearts and the Legion of Honor. Antoniou was the beloved husband of the late Olga; loving father of Maria Elaina, Helen and Nicholas; and is also survived by nephews and nieces, Andrew and Susan Televandos, Alexandra Marino and many loving grandnieces and grandnephews.

Visitation was held at the O.B. Davis Funeral Home in Miller Place. Funeral service was held at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption in Port Jefferson. Interment with military honors followed at Calverton National Cemetery.


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SportS

Photos by Bill landon

Clockwise from above, Shoreham-Wading River’s isadora Petretti; alexandra Smith; india McKay; and danielle ohrtman compete in the 5K event at Sunken Meadow State Park.

SWR takes eighth in 5K at St. Anthony’s Invitational By Bill landon With Port Jefferson cross country runner Aileen Schretzmayer nagged by injury and Shoreham-Wading River superstar Katherine Lee out on a college visit, both teams struggled to perform up to par during the St. Anthony’s Invitational Oct. 6.

Since Lee, who ran the Sunken Meadow State Park course in 19 minutes, 14.78 seconds Sept. 16, was visiting Stanford University to narrow down her college choices for next fall, junior Alexandra Smith was first across the 5K finish line for the Wildcats. Out of 300 runners, Smith placed 11th with a time of 20:38.50 behind first-place finisher Maggie Maier, a sophomore from Sacred Heart who finished in 19:39. “I was first [for my team] because Katherine wasn’t here, but it was my personal best,” Smith said. “The toughest part of the course for me was the down hills, but I’m pretty good at running up.” Lee currently sits atop the Class B leaderboard and is ranked No. 8 in New York state. Shoreham Wading-River head coach Paul Koretzki was pleased with his team’s eighthplace overall finish, especially given the outcome for a handful of his runners. “The first five ran their fastest times today,” he said. “The only Class B team that beat us was Kings Park, by a couple of points, and with Katherine we would’ve been right up there, maybe even moved to third.” Port Jefferson’s Schretzmayer was first to

cross the finish line for the Royals in 24:51.14. “It’s not her personal best,” Port Jefferson head coach Donald Slingerland said. “She’s been injured, so we’re trying to bring her back slowly.” Second across the line for the Royals was junior Amanda Brosnan, who covered the distance in 28:23. Slingerland warned his girls to drink plenty of fluids during the warm day, and to slow down when they thought they needed to, especially on what Brosnan said is a tough course. “It was a really big race,” Brosnan said. “There’s a lot of people running today and people came to this race from Connecticut. Cardiac Hill — it’s like a quarter of a mile long, it’s steep and it’s dirt and it’s right in the middle of the course, [so when you get to it], you’re already pretty winded.” Shoreham-Wading River sophomore Nicole Garcia, who clocked in at 21:55.50 for 38th, also spoke to the course’s demands. “Cardiac Hill was definitely the hardest [part],” Garcia said. “It’s a very steep hill and you think it’s never going to end; it’s very difficult.”

Mount Sinai 2, Miller Place 0

Miller Place 3, Babylon 0

Keeping score Rocky Point 6, Westhampton 1

Jack Costa and Alexander Bonacci scored a goal and an assist apiece to lead Rocky Point boys soccer to a 6-1 win at home over Westhampton Oct. 10. In a high-shooting game, Noah Pagnotta made 12 saves for Rocky Point. Westhampton’s goalkeeper made 18 stops. The Eagles moved to 6-3 on the season and clinched a playoff berth with the win.

Erol Ackay assisted on goals byJustin Murray and Joe Balzano to lead Mount Sinai’s boys soccer team to a 2-0 shutout at home over Miller Place Oct. 10. Noah Endelson made four saves for Mount Sinai and Kyle Korade stopped 10 shots for Miller Place. Mount Sinai moves to 3-5-1 in League VI while Miller Place falls to 0-10.

Haley Rosenblatt had 20 assists and four aces, while Emily Battey added nine kills and six aces to lead Miller Place to a 3-0 nonleague blanking at Babylon Oct. 10, 25-17, 25-23, 25-20. Emily Andriano had seven kills and six aces for the Panthers. With the win, Miller Place is 4-8 overall and 1-8 in League VI play.

Shoreham-WR 5, Riverhead 1

Anthony Guzzone had one goal and one assist for Shoreham-Wading River in a 5-1 nonleague win over Riverhead Oct. 10. Five different Wildcats scored and two others added assists. Goalkeeper Wesley Pase made six saves as the Wildcats move to 8-3-1 overall and remain at 7-2 in League VI behind undefeated Amityville.


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Town

Photos by Kevin Redding

Clockwise from left, Sophia, vincent Jr., vincent Sr. and Kim Signore are overwhelmed with emotion recalling memories of their brother and son nico Signore during a street-renaming ceremony; Signore’s Miller Place lacrosse teammates attend the ceremony; Brookhaven Town officials dan Losquadro, Jane Bonner and ed Romaine, who made the renaming possible, also paid respects during the gathering; and the Signores unveil the new nico’s Way sign in memory of their son.

Community striving to do things the Nico Signore way By Kevin Redding kevin@tbrnewspapers.com After her son was fatally struck by an SUV earlier this year, Kim Signore of Miller Place feared 14-year-old Nico would be forgotten. But a new street sign on the block where the budding lacrosse star grew up will help preserve his memory forever. The Signores huddled together alongside family, friends and elected officials Oct. 6 during an unveiling of the sign labeled Nico’s Way. The dedication was done on the corner of Miller Place Road and Islander Court in Miller Place for the boy who died riding his bike on a busy intersection on Route 25A in February. The street sign, which stands only a few houses down from the Signore residence, was installed by the Town of Brookhaven following a request by members of the family. “This block is where it all began for Nico,” the boy’s older brother, Vincent Jr., said before the unveiling. “Nico left us too soon, but in the little time he was here on this Earth he taught us how to live life to the fullest. He will never be forgotten. We hope that this street serves as a compass when you are lost and can’t find your way.”

Kathleen Perry, a longtime friend of the Signore family, agrees the dedication is a wonderful way to help Nico live on. “Nico just lit up this block,” Perry said, remembering the 14-year-old as the most kindhearted boy she’d met. “I think this is a great thing for the town to do.” Nico’s aunt, Mary Alipo, said although the family will never be the same after the tragedy, townwide support is helping with the healing process. “He was such an amazing individual and to see this many people who cared about him coming forward and serving as a support group is just incredible,” Alipo said. Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner (C-Rocky Point) commended the Miller Place community for rallying around the Signores in their time of need. “Thank you for opening your hearts and your arms to the Signores — I know you will He was a good boy. He loved this community. forever keep Nico’s memory in your embrace,” He loved everybody.” Bonner said to the large crowd, including The idea for a street sign initially came Miller Place school district faculty, members from Kim and Vincent, Nico’s father, and of Nico’s lacrosse team and neighbors, as well was carried through by Nico’s aunt and as Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine (R) uncle, Kelly and Charles Butruch, who were and Highway Superintendent Dan Losquadro in contact with Romaine and Bonner for most (R). “You have all been there to prop them of the year. As Brookhaven policy requires a up, hug them when they six-month window between needed it and dry their a person’s death and public tears. This is a wonderful memorialization, a resolution community.” for Nico’s Way was approved An emotional Kim at the end of August. Signore held back tears Vincent Signore hopes as she thanked everyone that the sign will serve as not in attendance. only a memorialization of “You guys are amazing,” his son but as a reminder to she said. drivers to be more careful. Upon losing Nico, the “I would like for people — Vincent Signore Jr. mother’s greatest fear was to be more aware of their that, over time, her son’s surroundings when they’re legacy would disappear. driving and not be distracted,” he said. “This is a way to always remember him Since Nico’s death at the intersection of because he was such a good kid — a beauti- Miller Place Road and Route 25A, there have ful boy inside and out,” she said. She laughed been significant changes to the location to enrecalling the impromptu dance sessions to sure better safety for pedestrians and drivers Frank Sinatra songs that Nico often initiated. alike. Around what would have been Nico’s “He would come downstairs in his lacrosse 15th birthday in April, the road saw the shorts, and no shirt and say, ‘Let’s dance, ma.’ implementation of a red left-turn signal to

‘We hope that this street serves as a compass when you are lost and can’t find your way.’

stop cars from entering the crosswalk when pedestrians and bicyclists are given the goahead to get to the other side. No turn on red signs were also added. “It’s bittersweet,” Kelly Butruch said. “A year ago, did I think we would be here today? No, and I wish we didn’t have to be, but it’s the best way to memorialize him.” Miller Place 10th-grader and lacrosse teammate Michael Lombardi remembers his friend as an amazing person on and off the field. A scholarship fund for Miller Place seniors who show exemplary spirit, courage and love of community was given out to two students this past May. The family intends to continue the fund throughout the future. As the Signores and community members gathered under the sign, they shared stories of the highly regarded student-athlete. “Nico was astounding,” Lombardi said. “He had a great personality — he was funny. He was always nice to everybody and a great player. Whenever we needed a goalie, he stepped up. He’s greatly missed.” Another of Nico’s former teammates, Kevin Thompson, said his friend will never be forgotten. “Whenever you pass the sign here and look at it, we’ll think of him,” he said.


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Town trying to turn blighted homes into renovation projects

By Desirée Keegan Desiree@tbrnewspapers.com Instead of tearing down zombie homes, Brookhaven Town is now looking to repurpose them. Supervisor Ed Romaine (R), alongside Long Island Builders Institute Chief Executive Officer Mitchell Pally, announced Oct. 3 the town is seeking to use fines paid by banks responsible for the housing crisis to pay for rehabilitation of abandoned homes in the town. In a collaborative effort, local builders and not-for-profit housing agencies will convert the blighted structures into homes for veterans and first-time homebuyers. The purpose of the press conference, held at a Port Jefferson Station home left vacant after Hurricane Sandy, was to call for funds from New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) to go toward the initiative. “Many of the houses on our vacant and abandoned list are in good shape and with some renovation, could be made habitable again,” Romaine said. “This proposal would generate construction jobs and allow families the opportunity to make firsttime home ownership a reality. It also will improve the quality of life in the neighborhood and increase property values for all the homes in the area.” Since 2015, the town has been aggressive in addressing zombie homes through a demolition program. Some homes are in danger of collapse, with rehabilitation not an option. Romaine has now identified many vacant and abandoned houses that are good candidates for rehabilitation, adding he wishes the town could have gotten to some of the homes that were torn down prior to them being in such detrimental shape. “We’re not only interested in tearing down houses,” Romaine said. “We’ve torn down close to 150 houses in this town that are zombie houses that have become so bad with mold, with the fact that they weren’t winterized and the pipes burst, with holes in the roof, with fires set, with squatters living in it, drug-use taking place around it — we’ve had no other choice but to demolish because it’s an unsafe structure. But we know if we had gotten to that house two-, or three-, or four-, or five years earlier we could have saved that house. We could have prevented the neighbors from living with something that looks terrible, and we could have gone in there and fixed up this house.” The supervisor recently sent a letter to Schneiderman requesting Brookhaven Town work with his office to develop a grant program through a partnership with Long Island Builders Institute and a housing not-for-profit to “stabilize our communities by purchasing and rehabilitating zombie homes, making them eligible for sale as affordable housing,” he wrote in the letter. The program would allow for homes to be purchased directly from the not-for-profit entity, thus reducing the amount of time required to purchase the home from a lending institution. “The maintenance of our local communities and the ability to provide affordable single-family housing opportunities is of vital importance to both our local governments as well as to the local building community, all of whose employees live and work on Long Island,” Pally said. “It is essential that we find a way in which to rehabilitate our local housing and allow for its sale to our local families.” He added that the Long Island Builders Institute strongly supports this initiative and hopes the town can get the funds. “[We want] to rehabilitate and sell such homes to deserving families,” he said. Sal Ferro, Alure Home Improvements president and representative of the Long Island Builders Institute, said he’s looking forward to his company partnering with the town to renovate the homes. “I think this is a great opportunity and it shows that the partnerships of our elected officials working with our local associations— like Long Island Housing Partnership and Long Island Builders Institute — and local businesses, when we come together, when we join forces we can truly make change.”

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S E R V IC E S Cleaning COME HOME TO A CLEAN HOUSE! Attention to detail is our priority. Excellent References. Serving the Three Village Area. Call Jacquie or Joyce 347-840-0890.

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Masonry ALL SUFFOLK PAVING & MASONRY Asphalt Paving, Cambridge Paving Stone, Belgium Block Supplied & fitted. All types of drainage work. Free written estimates. Lic#47247-H/Ins. 631-764-9098/631-365-6353 www.allsuffolkpaving.com Carl Bongiorno Landscape/Mason Contractor All phases Masonry Work: Stone Walls, Patios, Poolscapes. All phases of Landscaping Design. Theme Gardens. Residential & Commercial. Lic/Ins. 631-928-2110

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OpiniOn Editorial

Letters to the editor

Taking the wrong route

I am absolutely amazed at the uncanny, almost savantlike, ability of some people to find secret racist messages in instances perfectly obvious to themselves, but which are invisible to the rest of us. A fine example of this phenomenon occurred recently, when the First lady of the United States, the lovely and gracious Melania Trump, thoughtfully donated collections of children’s books written by Dr. Seuss to school libraries in each of the 50 states. Surely no one could possibly have a problem with this. After all, Dr. Seuss books have sold over 600 million copies, in 20 languages and are universally loved by everyone. But, wait … a school librarian from Cambridge, Massachusetts, Liz Phipps Soeiro, announced that she had rejected the books, saying that they were full of “racist propaganda, caricatures and harmful stereotypes” and “racist mockery.” How can this be? The Cat in the Hat is a racist? Yes, it is claimed, because the Cat in the Hat wears a bow tie, and bow

Racist messages invisible to everyone else

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We’re not accepting pro-football player Cam Newton’s apology, but we’re not accepting reporter Jourdan Rodrigue’s either. With an editorial staff that houses a female sports editor and reporter, the NFL quarterback’s comments to Rodrigue, a Carolina Panthers beat writer for the Charlotte Observer, hit close to home. In a post-game interview following the Panthers’ 27-24 win over the Detroit Lions Oct. 8, Rodrigue asked Newton about his relationship with a receiver. “Devin Funchess has really seemed to embrace the physicality of his routes and getting those extra yards,” she said. “Does that give you a little bit of enjoyment to see him kind of truck sticking people out there?” [For those who may not know football terminology, routes are plays, like directional paths, and truck sticking is the process of running through tacklers.] As soon as the word “routes” came out of the reporter’s mouth, Newton sported a beaming grin. “It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes,” he said in response. “It’s funny.” What’s even more disheartening is that after the comment was made, Rodrigue followed Newton to talk to him about his remarks, and he did not apologize. What is the importance of having females in a male-dominated industry? To focus on football numbers, women account for 45 percent of fans, NFL vice president of marketing Johanna Faries said at the second NFL Women’s Summit earlier this year. A league that a few years ago was completely comprised of men now has two female coaches, two female officials, three female 100 percent owners and a female chief security officer. A small number to be sure, but at least it’s an improvement from the old days. But after Newton’s comment, we fear we’re taking a step backward, or maybe the perceived progress is just that: perceived. Newton’s remarks are inappropriate, degrading and disrespectful, and it’s sad to see and hear that this mentality still exists. Newton tried to play it off like he was joking, or didn’t mean it solely about women, but his response was so specific. Contrary to his implication, you don’t need to be a man or play the sport to have extensive knowledge of it. There are female sports reporters that know more about sports than their male counterparts because many have to go above and beyond to level the playing field. Newton is viewed as a leader on the football field, but his comments off it prove the contrary. However, after some media outlets did some digging, it turns out Rodrigue should not be considered the utmost authority on social consciousness either. Several racist tweets dating back four and five years ago were found on the reporter’s Twitter account. She references her father “being super racist as we pass through Navajo land …” and replied to someone’s comment saying, “He’s the best. Racist jokes the whole drive home.” She even used a racist epithet; although she did post an apology on Twitter. If we don’t want to be disrespected, we need to work on our politics. We all need to be better.

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ties were worn by performers in black minstrel shows in the 1850s, thereby proving that the country’s favorite feline is in fact a closet racist. Who would have known? Even the previous first lady, Michelle Obama, never known as a person likely to overlook a potential act of racism, took great delight in reading Dr. Seuss books to school children.

And so we must ask the question: Is it conceivable that Ms. Soeiro’s announcement might be at least slightly disingenuous, and might be motivated by something other than, or possibly in addition to, her stated desire to stamp out racism? As a small fly in her ointment, a picture turned up, showing a smiling Ms. Soeiro in her classroom, holding a copy of “Green Eggs and Ham” and wearing a Cat in the Hat costume. Might it be that Ms. Soeiro saw the first lady’s thoughtful gift as an opportunity to launch an attack on the president, providing yet another example of his innate racism and probable membership in the KKK? The other example, in case anyone missed it, was his expressed opinion that Mickey Mantle was a better center fielder than Willie Mays, which was strike one. Now Mrs. Trump and Dr. Seuss have provided strike two. And, as we all know, three strikes and you’re out. Are you ready, Maxine Waters?

George Altemose Setauket

Ray Perini is the man for the job Ray Perini is the best man for Suffolk County district attorney because experience matters. Perini has the experience needed to get the job done, being a county attorney for over 44 years. In 1976, Perini became a county assistant district attorney and started the narcotics bureau in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. As narcotics bureau chief, he prosecuted thousands of county drug deal-

ers and fought the war on drugs for over 12 years. I worked with Perini as an undercover county police narcotics detective in the 1970s and ’80s, and I know he will get the drug problem under control in the county. I know he will also address the gang problem that is expanding in Suffolk County, which is responsible for much of the illegal drugs that are being sold. Gangs are also responsible

for many of the assaults and murders. Gangs must be eliminated. I can also say that Perini is not a politician. He will prosecute corruption wherever it is. He is an experienced attorney and will not allow politicians to run the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Suffolk voters should vote for Ray Perini Nov. 7.

Ray Kelly Shoreham

Disrespecting the flag is unacceptable “O say can you see, by the dawn’s early light.” We are now living in a state of civil and national anarchy when the flag of our nation is being dishonored. The present demonstrations by the NFL, with the sanction of

Commissioner Roger Goodell, are a disgrace to our nation. Our delusional athletes, who are well compensated above their professional talent, should hang their heads in shame. I suggest they abandon “the land of the free

and the home of the brave” and seek a more benevolent society. Bite not the hand that feeds you. God Bless America.

Leonard Henderson Port Jefferson

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OpiniOn Addressing the harassment problem

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hat people don’t say can speak volumes. Take the Harvey Weinstein allegations. Numerous women have come forward and described abhorrent behavior toward women by someone in power. That’s not a new phenomenon, but what’s new is the identity of the perpetrator and the time period involved — decades, it appears. When asked about the allegations, President Donald Trump said he was “not at all surprised to see it.” Hmm, not at By Daniel Dunaief all surprised? Didn’t the person whose every word and tweet gets splashed across headlines around the world have anything else to say, like, “If the allegations are true, it’s horrible and we should address this problem as a nation.” Or, “We as a country need to address this serious problem.”

D. None of the above

No, he didn’t. In a follow-up question, a reporter asked if Weinstein’s behavior was inappropriate, and Trump responded that the movie executive said it was. Again, not much there. I recognize this wasn’t a women’s rights forum and that he didn’t have prepared remarks or a flowing speech to cite, but he had an opportunity to address a real problem and he seemed more prepared to suggest he knew that Weinstein’s superstar public character had some tarnish. The New York public transport system has run ads for years imploring, “If you see something, say something.” That’s not always easy, especially when no one else might have been around to hear or see inappropriate comments or gestures. This isn’t about political correctness: It’s about allowing people to do their best work without feeling threatened or uncomfortable. Locker room talk, or anything else that resembles a putdown for whatever reason, creates a hostile work environment. Almost exactly a year ago, candidate Trump described several women who accused the Clintons of improper

behavior towards women as “courageous” at a press conference before a debate with Hillary Clinton. While Trump hasn’t shared any such words of support for Weinstein’s victims, others have applauded them for coming forward. If Weinstein’s alleged victims had done so initially, taking on the equivalent of a movie icon could have put their careers at risk. Gender politics are often a challenging and sore point at work. People can often dismiss inappropriate comments as being jokes or suggesting that their words weren’t what they intended. Some jobs, like Wall Street trading, or, well, locker rooms, often involve a type of bawdy humor that is part of the culture. But why should anyone have to tolerate it? With training and a heightened public awareness, the excuse “Well, that’s just the way it is” could turn into, “That’s not the way we do things around here.” Pundits are suggesting that if eight women have come forward to accuse Weinstein, there are likely many more. Then again, if he could and did engage in inappropriate conduct for

decades, you have to imagine there are other men who did it, too. Weinstein, in his own words, needs help. So, too, does the rest of society. He suggested he came from a different era. Others have taken him to task, indicating that somewhere along the line, he missed some major strides society made between whatever time period he imagined and today. Who else is living in that era and how can we help them? Maybe, in addition to training the next set of up-and-coming managers, we should make sure the top executives — most of whom are men — understand what’s OK and what crosses a real line that is not only objectionable, but is also problematic for them and their careers. We watch movies for many reasons: We want to be inspired, we want to understand other people and, sometimes, we want a perspective that helps us understand ourselves better. Maybe the inappropriate actions of a moviemaker can shed some more light on a problem that clearly isn’t unique to one person. A corollary to the transport ad, perhaps, should be, “If you hear something, say something.”

The opposite sexes need each other

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f a man and a woman are seen together having lunch, the inevitable gossip ensues. The two of them may be colleagues or they may simply be friends. But rumors start. Does this always happen? Not always, of course, but often enough to discourage pairing off for an exchange of ideas or career advice perhaps in business. Now, with sexual harassment the news, By Leah S. Dunaief in there is added pressure for the sexes to go their separate ways lest any movement or words be misunderstood between them. What nonsense. Please be assured that I am as passionately against sexual harassment as anyone on the planet. Wherever it may be found, it should be exposed and

Between you and me

halted. But the pendulum, I believe, may be swinging too far in the other direction. Recently Vice President Mike Pence mentioned that he doesn’t eat alone with a woman who is not his wife. Recent polls indicate that a majority of employees of both sexes feel it is inappropriate to have a drink or dinner together and, although less so, it may also be inappropriate for lunch. Even driving together in a car can be looked at askance. This wariness, although perhaps helpful in avoiding situations of sexual harassment, is a loser for both sexes, especially in the workplace. For men, who are apparently unsure where the boundaries are for a touch on the arm or an innocent compliment on a colleague’s dress, there is the loss of diversity. Women can have different sensibilities and can offer different perspectives than men, to the benefit of both. A recent advertisement featuring a woman has just been yanked by a major company because it may be misinterpreted as racist. My guess is that no woman executive of that company

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saw the ad before it went public. For women, the loss is perhaps greater. Since most of the leadership of companies and institutions is still made up of men, the mentorship and sponsorship of female employees is at least as vital, or even more so, than for male junior-level employees. But if a woman cannot enjoy a close professional working relationship with such a sponsor, she is often blocked from moving up in the ranks. I am reminded of my own business life and the people who helped me advance. Yes, there were a couple of women mentors who were willing to share their skills with me and promote my status, but there were more men along the way who selected me for advancement. One local businessman volunteered important advice to me at a critical time in the early years of the newspaper. Another energetically proposed me as a candidate for president of the New York Press Association, a position for which I will always be grateful. Another supported my intuition at a decisive juncture, I’m sure I don’t know why, but it worked out well.

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Several others helped me with various financial matters. Did I meet with them alone for lunch or dinner or, heavens, for a drink? You bet I did. How else to get private time for critical conversation? Meetings in the office are routinely interrupted or overheard. Did I ever meet alone with anyone of the opposite sex in his bedroom? You can put money on the answer being “no”! There are lines one doesn’t cross, no matter what generation one belongs to, and they really are not so difficult to decipher. Are work colleagues ever sexually attracted to each other? As long as there are men and women, there can be attraction between them. But so what? That’s the way the two sexes were put forth. Presumably we adults know all about that and can conduct ourselves accordingly. Or, to return to square one, we can avoid each other completely. We women have a great deal we can offer men and vice versa. It would be so foolish to limit our contacts to only half the population. And besides, it wouldn’t nearly be as much fun.

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