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Brentwood (Islip, New York)

Brentwood (Islip, New York)
Josiah Warren and Stephen Pearl Andrews were brilliant and idealistic men, social reformers whose dream was to create a utopia where everyone would live in harmony, where profit would be a dirty word and absolute personal freedom - including ``free love'' - would be the ultimate goal.
Photo: Office and Dormitory, Academy of St. Joseph of the Pines, Brentwood (Photo from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909)
Josiah Warren and Stephen Pearl Andrews were brilliant and idealistic men, social reformers whose dream was to create a utopia where everyone would live in harmony, where profit would be a dirty word and absolute personal freedom - including ``free love'' - would be the ultimate goal.
Photo: Office and Dormitory, Academy of St. Joseph of the Pines, Brentwood (Photo from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909)
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  • Florabel Kinsler dies at 83; social worker aided Holocaust survivors

    Florabel Kinsler dies at 83; social worker aided Holocaust survivors
    After World War II, social workers typically urged Holocaust survivors to forget their horrific wartime experiences and get on with their lives. That struck Florabel Kinsler as a foolish and impossible order. During a decades-long career, the Los...
  • Three Injured In DWI Car Crash Into 7-Eleven

    Three Injured In DWI Car Crash Into 7-Eleven
    Three people were injured in a car crash, including a pregnant woman and a child, after the driver allegedly drove intoxicated and crashed the car in Brentwood Thursday evening. The car went airborne into the back of a 7-Eleven store, injuring the...
  • Long Island House Explosion Kills Baby, Injures at least 14 Others

    Long Island House Explosion Kills Baby, Injures at least 14 Others
    A house explosion on Long Island Tuesday has killed a baby and hospitalized at least fourteen others. The baby, an 18-month-old boy, was rushed to the hospital, but died shortly after, according to reports.  Seven people - six adults and the baby - were...
  • Puppy Survives Being Thrown from Moving Car

    Puppy Survives Being Thrown from Moving Car
    LONG ISLAND, NY -- Police are looking for those responsible for throwing a puppy from a moving car along a parkway this past weekend. According to Suffolk County Police, the incident happened sometime during the afternoon of August 11 on the Pilgrim...
  • Homeland Security Targets "Most Dangerous Gang in America"

    Homeland Security Targets "Most Dangerous Gang in America"
    MS-13—a gang with roots in El Salvador and Los Angeles—was designated a “trans-national” criminal organization by the U.S. Treasury Department and the Department of Homeland Security on Thursday.  Consisting of more than 30,000...
  • Talking Shop: A heady Mix for the OC

    Talking Shop: A heady Mix for the OC
    There's no mistaking that Costa Mesa's SOCO and the OC Mix are on people's radars. The 300,000-square-foot shopping center, which sits on 20 acres, entices shoppers with its "Zen" gardens, modern retail spaces (that seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor...
  • Leo Rangell dies at 97; leading psychoanalyst

    Leo Rangell dies at 97; leading psychoanalyst
    Dr. Leo Rangell, a leading psychoanalyst who argued forcefully that theoretical fads and factions threatened to erode consumer confidence in the field founded by Sigmund Freud more than 100 years ago, died Saturday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He...
  • Al Pacino, Andre Watts among National Medal of Arts winners

     
    Al Pacino and Andre Watts are among the National Medal of Arts winners announced Friday. President Obama will confer the awards on Monday at the White House....
  • Principal's rejection of 'God Bless the USA' 'offends' Lee Greenwood

     
    Country singer Lee Greenwood says he's offended by a New York public school principal's decision to eliminate his song 'God Bless the USA' from a year-end kindergarten promotion ceremony. The principal said some lyrics were 'inappropriate for 5-year-olds....
  • Shopping: Kevan Hall to speak in O.C, sample sales, openings

     
    Kevan Hall to speak in Orange County. Cynthia Vincent and the California Market Center have sample sales. Special fashion events are planned at two Westfield Malls....
  • Gregory Rodriguez: The old taboos, back in the news

    Gregory Rodriguez: The old taboos, back in the news
    Sex, power, class and race. The scandals encircling French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who is accused of sexually assaulting an African-born maid in New York, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, who has confessed to having a child out of wedlock with a...
  • Monster Mash: Miami Art Museum gets gift; Getty buys a Manet

     
    Developer Jorge Perez has agreed to donate $35 million in cash and art from his collection to the Miami Art Museum in a deal that would rename the museum after him. Gary Tinterow, an executive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, has been chosen...