From Jim Brown:

Fellow Environmentalists, Greens, Friends:

An important demonstration is scheduled for Tuesday, 6:30PM, October 7th, to voice Long Island’s opposition to the construction of the Trump restaurant/catering hall/souvenir shop, etc. at Jones Beach. The demonstration will be at the Caroline G. Atkinston School, 58 West Seaman Avenue, Freeport, NY. Read the rest of this entry »

from Long Island Newsday: Scotland sees woman fighting Trump on Ocean as local hero

Pat Friedman says, Youre Fired!

Pat Friedman says, “You’re Fired!”

Patricia Friedman, of Garden City South, said she was surprised by media attention from major Scots outlets

Patricia Friedman, a Garden City South civic activist, is accustomed to attention from Long Island media for leading the charge against Donald Trump’s proposed Jones Beach catering hall and restaurant. But she was surprised when she began getting calls from reporters in Scotland.

Friedman knew vaguely of The Donald’s plans to build a golf resort near Aberdeen. The Scottish media learned of her battle against Trump on the Ocean when a Manhattan press agent working with opponents of Trump projects in Scotland called about what they say is a pattern of personal retaliation by Trump.

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Special thanks to Mary Ann Hennen, who took these wonderful photos and went on an adventure to get them developed fast…

Above: Pat Friedman leads various environmental and civic groups who care about Jones Beach in a rally at the AG’s office in Mineola to demand an investigation into the bidding and application process of the Trump on the Ocean project.



At left: Nassau Poet County Laureate Maxwell Corydon Wheat, Jr. (in straw hat) reads a poem about the Jones Beach project, at the rally to ask the Attorney General to investigate the bidding, application, and approval process.


Above: While we don’t want the Attorney General to sit down on the job – the Jones Beach catering hall process looks a bit shady – we, ourselves, did have to take a break from the sun. This is from the end of our protest in front of the AG’s office on June 19, 2008.


Above: Pat Friedman talks to a reporter about the background of the Trump on the Ocean project at Jones Beach.

Above: Mary Ann Hennen demonstrates. Robert Sommerville broadcasts. At the Jones Beach Rally in Mineola, Robert Sommerville give us coverage for public media. Read the rest of this entry »

Meet Patricia Friedman

June 8, 2008

Pat Friedman at the Babylon Green Gathering. June 2008.