Sunday, October 31, 2010
Saturday, October 30, 2010
The Cablevision/Fox-News Corp. freeze-out has ended, just in time for Game Three of the World Serious and the New York Jets NFL contest tomorrow at 1:00 pm.
Cablevision Systems released to joyous news earlier this evening, saying:
"Great News: Fox Programming has returned! More...
Now we know where it's gone:
"Carlo Petrusa, 64, was declared dead at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center ... following the 3:47 a.m. shooting...."
The decedent was a retired Queens More...
Friday, October 29, 2010
Fresh headline on 27East.com:
"Two men were shot early Friday morning by a man dressed as a bank robber at More...
Thursday, October 28, 2010
"You better stop, look around, here it comes.
Here comes your 19th nervous breakdown."
With apologies to Messrs. Jagger and Richards, it seems that the way has been cleared for not just the Shinnecock Nation to open up one or more gaming casinos, but for the area's Orthodox Jews to establish an eruv. More...
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
...or at least their eyelids fluttered!
The cable giant, in another public relations gambit, just now announced that it is making the 2010 World Serious available backdoor to its customers. More...
...in the 2010 World Serious, starting this evening everywhere in the universe with the critical exception of Cablevisionland.
(It's Day 12 of a Cablevision/News Corp-Fox fees dispute cum propaganda More...
Sunday, October 24, 2010
Damn'dest question popped up on the 'Net this past August!
Saturday, October 23, 2010
Updated 10/29/2010 – 03:45 pm
Yeah, it was only 18 years in duration, but Kara's Sports Pub ("Smoking Required") which closes its doors forever on October 31st, will likely be the last of its kind in Westhampton Beach.
Some may celebrate that fact, but while I haven't been the habitué I was during More...
Thursday, October 21, 2010
...has thrown his hat in the political ring, albeit across Long Island Sound, standing for Connecticut's State House of Representatives.
Whitfield Betts, twin brother of Bobbi Betts and youngest brother of Associate Village Justice Gair Betts, is the Republican candidate for the 78th state House District, which encompasses Plymouth and parts of Bristol. More...
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
The only issue of moment not raised at this evening's monthly Village Board Work Session was the on-going Cablevision/Fox dispute.
The light agenda of the lightly attended meeting covered such burning issues as... More...
...are rooting this evening when the Texas Rangers look to knock off the New York Yankees in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series?
If you think it's the Yanks, it wouldn't be for any parochial reason of their own! More...
Monday, October 18, 2010
...and no end in sight to the impasse between Cablevision/Fox (Newscorp), the greedy and the greedier, pick'em.
Cablevision's message (which plays by default when the newer cable boxes are turned on) has been updated, and cites "80 elected officials" calling for binding arbitration, something Fox has so far resisted. More...
Sunday, October 17, 2010
...and still not resolution to the Cablevision/Newscorp (Fox) dispute.
And as the Lions and Giants line up for the kick-off to their 1:00 pm game, no one has blinked.
A pox on both their wretched edifices!
Saturday, October 16, 2010
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
From 27East, just now:
(Of course, it may be that the deer hit the car... we have no way of knowing.)
But it was them damned deer again!
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
From this morning's New York Post:
"Westhampton and Quogue are the 'Jersey Shore' sections of the Hamptons"
While that's not the tabloid's official position, and was a reader Comment, but still!
...real fast, but after the Republican Primary race in the First Congressional District, we really shouldn't be surprised.
What's beginning to irk me, though, are the 'phone calls which show up on Caller id as something like "200-200-x000." More...
Monday, October 11, 2010
Fifty years and three days ago, Steve Griffing (1920-1988), acting patriarch on my mother's side of the family, walked my sister down the aisle of the Westhampton Presbyterian Church.
Yesterday afternoon, Gale walked herself up to the front of the Presbyterian Chapel in Quogue to exchange vows with Pete Seidler, and this time around, I think she got it right! More...
Saturday, October 09, 2010
My time! The "sssssssshhhh sssssssshhhh" of skates on the rink, the "thwack ooomph" of bodies being checked in the corner, the roar of the crowd at "the Joe" and my heart pumping from now through the playoffs next Spring!
The Red Wings are loose on the rest of the National Hockey League, and playing like they mean to reclaim the Stanley Cup which has More...
Thursday, October 07, 2010
Updated 10/07/2010 – 10:45 pm
And that would be my good chum JoAnn Doyle, long-time propritrix of East Quogue Wines & Liquor, suddenly, this past weekend.