Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE
Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE

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Beth Radow, chair of the LWVNYS committee on energy, agriculture and the environment has prepared a BE EARTHWISE guide for you to VOTE with your consumer dollars and daily practices, to toss less food and feed more people while saving money and our natural resources. Food Waste constitutes the third largest contributor to global warming....
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Those living within the Merrick Water District (residents of Merrick, Bellmore, North Bellmore, Wantagh, Seaford, Massapequa, Massapequa Park, Levittown and South Farmingdale) along with those who live in the Lynbrook and Seacliff Water Districts, get their water from New York American Water. They pay far more for their water than anyone else on Long Island,...
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On May 4, at the United Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock, over 60 people got together to learn about the Science & the Law of Aquifer Protection. The symposium, sponsored by the Sierra Club and Water for Long Island, and co-sponsored by the Center for Water Resources Management at NYIT, and the League of Women...
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The LWV of Broome and Tioga Counties had Suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton talk about her life and times at the Phelps Mansion in Binghamton. Stanton, portrayed by Dr. Melinda Grube of Cayuga Community College, discussed her struggles with the suffrage movement and answered questions. See the media coverage from the event at: http://www.wicz.com/story/38065883/elizabeth-cady-stanton-visits-phelps-mansion This is...
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The Cortland County LWV held a “Meet your elected officials” meet and greet reception in a popular Cortland watering hole. Not enough just to get elected but more importantly to hear, in an informal and social setting, what the constituents want from their newly elected and re-elected county and city officials. The LWV of Tompkins...
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All local Leagues have been incredibly busy with voter registration drives and candidate events. Many have also engaged in other activities that are highlighted here! Great job by all on voter service activities. LWV of New Castle created a board (see left) about their League for the New Castle Historical Society Exhibition “New Castle’s Carrie...
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One of the most pleasant tasks of being state board president is visiting local Leagues all over this amazing state of ours. While the glow has not yet faded from my last visit – in this case, to the Schuyler County LWV in the Southern Tier/Finger Lakes – let me share all the things that...
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Below are some important health tips, several of which I was totally unaware. Though I do not recall the source of the information, I decided to include it anyway, because it is really important. (Editor) While a sponge is excellent for wiping up messes and absorbing liquid quickly, it can also absorb harmful foodborne pathogens...
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  BE EARTHWISE: VOTE WITH YOUR DOLLARS! BE EARTHWISE: VOTE WITH YOUR ACTIONS! Abraham Lincoln is credited with saying “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” Democracy enables Americans to create our future when we vote for our representatives on Election Day. Beyond elections, our vote can count every day with...
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2017 Groundwater Summit Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Date: Friday, May 5, 2017 Location: South Huntington Public Library 145 Pidgeon Hill Road Huntington Station, N.Y. 11746 Scientists have been examining the aquifers beneath Long Island since the 1850s. The first comprehensive study of Long Island’s aquifer system was published by the U.S. Geological Survey...
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