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I was sitting at the Patchogue 2012 HQ on Saturday afternoon after another day of walking the Village when one of our volunteers, Bob Fonti, returned.

He said, “You’ll never believe what happened! We were down on South Ocean Ave near Hulse Court when we saw a woman and a teenager picking up 2012 literature from the doors that we had just left it at.”

Bob was in his car and asked the woman if she was picking up Patchogue 2012 literature. She leaned in towards Bob’s car window and said that she was and that she was doing it for her sister-in-law.

Bob snapped her picture with his smart phone and said that we had not removed their literature. After her picture was taken, she said she would put it back, and her teenage companion said, “What are they going to do with the picture, Mommy?”

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Chris Barcelo March 20, 2012 at 01:45 PM
Joseph pretty sure you'd be right that that would be wrong, but seriously why not call the police? Would have made a better picture. Also why not defend your platform and boast your plan and why it's better rather than complain about a sign? I don't know I would have called the police being in his position - that's why it just doesn't make sense. Also where's the picture. Unfortunately people are people and will act on their own accord. Sometimes they'll make a campaign shine and sometimes they'll burn it down. What matters at this point with all that has gone on between both sides is that we know the issues and we have a choice.
Dennis Barone March 20, 2012 at 05:46 PM
My dear Dr. Ferb PHD... If this were true you and your kind would have called the police and you would have published the photo...especially on election day...tsk tsk...no mas pantaloneys
Concerned Resident March 20, 2012 at 06:01 PM
Oh Mr. Barone, how nice of you to come back! Have they lifted their ban of you running your big virtual mouth since you can't do them much damage on the actual Election Day? What exactly is Tom Ferb's kind? Educated and articulate? Jealous much. I bet he doesn't need to use his grammar and spell check much, but probably atleast knows how to use it if need be, which is more than we can say for you. I haven't heard anything from "your" side claiming it wasn't true. Only that she called herself a lawyer. Why do you need a lawyer when you aren't guilty?
JOKE IS ON US March 20, 2012 at 07:59 PM
Save the drama for your mama. Worry about the Village. This election is not exactly a lesson on "Integrity." You and everyone else should be embarrassed. We need to attract business and people to the village, not make them laugh at us. This election is a black-eye for Patchogue. I dont even want to post my real name, that's how embarrassed I am. Very few people on here offer positive ideas. You're all worried about education, grammar, spelling, ethics, honesty, integrity and peoples past. Worry about progress instead. I highly doubt there are to many Ivy grads who are "ideal" citizens Living and Running the Village. A young guy enters the race and gets torn apart? Why? Im not voting for him so i just dont vote for him. Im not going to rip into him. I applaud someone standing up and having the courage to run. Most of you posting wouldnt have the guts to run. Be embarrassed Patchogue, we deserve it.
Dennis Barone March 20, 2012 at 11:14 PM
How concerned are you?. You sound alot like an empty chair to me. It isn't true or you would have used the photo

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