Man dies on train tracks

Man dies on train tracks

There are 33 comments on the Newsday story from Nov 27, 2007, titled Man dies on train tracks. In it, Newsday reports that:

A pedestrian crossing against the signal was struck and killed in an apparent suicide by a westbound Long Island Rail Road train at the Lake Road crossing in Huntington yesterday, said railroad officials and ...

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Coco Puffs

Taylorsville, UT

#33 Jan 25, 2008
Let us hope the engineer sues the estate of the deceased for mental anguish and trauma suffered from blatant disrespect for others.

What a jerk.
bronx to the core

Port Washington, NY

#34 Jul 1, 2008
I knew him also and found him to be very isolated and you had to say hello first otherwise he would walk right past you.
What is going on at Mercy that the commuity should know about?
Lamer

United States

#35 Jul 1, 2008
I wonder if the Engineer who hit this moron is doing okay? Hopefully he/she has been provided counseling and is moving on with their life, even though they have to live with the fact that some moron stepped out in front of them and killed himself at his/her hands.

Selfish prick!
Louise - Former Student

AOL

#36 Jul 5, 2008
I am a former student of Professor Dooley. I could not believe my ears when I heard the news of his passing. He was an amazing person. I have never met such an intelligent human being before in my life. He lived for Mercy College. I think that Mercy College should be ashamed of themselves. Honestly speaking, he was one of the only people at that college who was productive and worked. There are sevral comments posted above from people who knew Dooley that are mean and down right disgusting. If you knew this man the way you sat you knew him then you would have never wrote such hatefull remarks about him. For those of you who did not know him, you should mind your business. He was a man of many words. The world is now missing a man that was truly remarkable.
Bob Schlossmann

North Fort Myers, FL

#37 Jul 5, 2008
Louie former student

Very well said...
Selfish

United States

#38 Jul 6, 2008
Louise - Former Student wrote:
There are sevral comments posted above from people who knew Dooley that are mean and down right disgusting. If you knew this man the way you sat you knew him then you would have never wrote such hatefull remarks about him. For those of you who did not know him, you should mind your business. He was a man of many words. The world is now missing a man that was truly remarkable.
It is also "mean and downright disgusting" for a man of his "stature" to place others in the position he has by being so selfish and thoughtless. What a coward. Now the Engineer who had no choice but to watch a grown man walk in front of his/her train has to live with the memory of it for the rest of their life. Not to mention the time and effort by the medical, police, fire and investigatory staff of the local medical examiner and the time lost to the patrons riding the train. Selfish prick.
Louise - Former Student

AOL

#39 Jul 7, 2008
Obviously Professor Dooley was going through a very hard time. It doesnt take a genius to figure that out. The point I am trying to make, that you are not getting is that YOU DID NOT KNOW HIM SO STOP JUDGING HIM!!!!!!!!!!
digi

Englewood, CO

#40 Jul 12, 2008
I work at Mercy in the library and, I don't respect Mercy's faculty after what my boss did for me to get me here. I don't know the whole details but are they hordeing money, or what? I've seen a lot of professors and faculty just leaving. I want to talk to someone about Dooley to get some answers but I don't know what to say and I don't know if I'm brave enough, or if it would be right.
Thomas

Hauppauge, NY

#41 Sep 5, 2008
digi- speak up
sc45at341

Mount Vernon, NY

#42 Mar 12, 2010
I will not say who I am or where I reside, formally. I am aware of the many cold and arrogant people of this world who seek wealth and insatiable prosperity to climb that so-called latter of success, caring only of themselves, the same who derive negative comments of this great man, one who contributed innumerably to so many lives in his very short-life! Professor Dooley made exceedingly invaluable contributions to my life, and as witnessed of many students’ success after having him as a professor!
I know not one person will read this unless I state my selling nearly 160,000,000 million copies of my forty-two novels, play scripts, volumes of poetry, and nearly a dozen childrens’ books of all over the world! Also, I will not venture to say how the education received of Professor Dooley influenced my life---incalculably! I became an executive in a very large city of the U.S., amassing a fortune by way of founding a theatrical production company with only $50.00 a month---within ten years a billionaire! I guess by now your undivided attention is marked closely on this essay, right?
In my final year at Mercy, I was required to take Experimental Psychology I & Experimental Psychology II with Professor Dooley. This was the result. Winning the National Social Science Award, where only seven (7) are given out Nationally in the United States---Yes, and again, as a result of the teachings of a psychology professor named James Dooley of Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, New York---Westchester County! He nominated my person along with at the time Department Chair Francis Mahoney, Ph.d., PsyD., & EdD., and also, he was a long term establisher of the College‘s Psychology Curriculum many have enjoyed over the years; leading many to their professional fields of interest. He allowed me the comfort to develop my very own personality psychological test--such to Professor Dooley was certain to grab the attention of the National Social Science of Excellence Panel. Upon the admission of all required paperwork of him and the Chair. He was a man who gave an indefatigable thirty-one years of his life to the entire Mercy College Community. He touched many of us who knew him deeply as a confidant and a veracious psychology professor who made exceedingly invaluable contributions through his academic and research methods leading many of to seek by way of his devout preparation of taking a class with him; a confidence that will forever live on in me!
In addition to my graduating, in my final semester at Mercy, I asked Professor Dooley if he would supervise a six (6) independent study course. I knew that this was “truly” asking a lot for a man who gave nothingless than his all around the clock--in and out of his private life. He agreed and said he would supervise as needed, and never made me feel as though I could not approach him for guidance or the like. The paper an aggregate total of fifty-six single-spaced pages, nearly twenty-five thousand words. Yes, he read the entire piece and gave a grade ideally suitable and expected of a senior years student.
I once said to Professor Dooley while approaching graduation of my BA in Psychology and graduating top-of-my-class in both academics and psychology---“Why me Dooley?" “I am an academic-clinician and statistician… I am aware of not only the gifted---and, no-no, you were not born with this talent you have of psychology; it is one certainly learned by dedication and commitment to excellence in every regard. As many of the Department have learned quickly of you; there will come a day where your ultimate contribution will not come from the academic domain of this profession, but from the heart… I am well aware of the talent you possess, and what’s scary is it being one the psychology field cannot assess by way of any model. You are the next…”
With unfounded respect of you, always!
BEG
sc45at341

Mount Vernon, NY

#43 Mar 12, 2010
Professor Dooley made exceedingly invaluable contributions to my life, and as witnessed of many students’ success after having him as a professor!
I know not one person will read this unless I state my selling nearly 160,000,000 million copies of my forty-two novels, play scripts, volumes of poetry, and nearly a dozen childrens’ books of all over the world! Also, I will not venture to say how the education received of Professor Dooley influenced my life---incalculably! I became an executive in a very large city of the U.S., amassing a fortune by way of founding a theatrical production company with only $50.00 a month---within ten years a billionaire! I guess by now your undivided attention is marked closely on this essay, right?
In my final year at Mercy, I was required to take Experimental Psychology I & Experimental Psychology II with Professor Dooley. This was the result. Winning the National Social Science Award, where only seven (7) are given out Nationally in the United States---Yes, and again, as a result of the teachings of a psychology professor named James Dooley of Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, New York---Westchester County! He nominated my person along with at the time Department Chair Francis Mahoney, Ph.d., PsyD., & EdD., and also, he was a long term establisher of the College‘s Psychology Curriculum many have enjoyed over the years; leading many to their professional fields of interest. He allowed me the comfort to develop my very own personality psychological test--such to Professor Dooley was certain to grab the attention of the National Social Science of Excellence Panel. Upon the admission of all required paperwork of him and the Chair. I came into my “cognitive psychology” class one day and the result was a huge party. He presented the honor to me, one allowing me today to be where I am with a lot of hard and dedicated work! I will not state who I am or where I am from, as I was a former student to Professor James Dooley. He was a man who gave an indefatigable thirty-one years of his life to the entire Mercy College Community. He touched many of us who knew him deeply as a confidant and a veracious psychology professor who made exceedingly invaluable contributions through his academic and research methods leading many of to seek by way of his devout preparation of taking a class with him; a confidence that will forever live on in me!
In addition to my graduating, in my final semester at Mercy, I asked Professor Dooley if he would supervise a six (6) independent study course. I knew that this was “truly” asking a lot for a man who gave nothingless than his all around the clock--in and out of his private life. He agreed and said he would supervise as needed, and never made me feel as though I could not approach him for guidance or the like. The paper an aggregate total of fifty-six single-spaced pages, nearly twenty-five thousand words. Yes, he read the entire piece and gave a grade ideally suitable and expected of a senior years student.
I once said to Professor Dooley while approaching graduation of my BA in Psychology and graduating top-of-my-class in both academics and psychology---“Why me Dooley?" “I am an academic-clinician and statistician… I am aware of not only the gifted---and, no-no, you were not born with this talent you have of psychology; it is one certainly learned by dedication and commitment to excellence in every regard. As many of the Department have learned quickly of you; there will come a day where your ultimate contribution will not come from the academic domain of this profession, but from the heart… I am well aware of the talent you possess, and what’s scary is it being one the psychology field cannot assess by way of any model. You are the next…”
With unfounded respect of you, always!
BEG
Heartbroken

Bronx, NY

#44 Oct 2, 2012
Mr. Dooley was a great father and human being. He was a baseball coach of mine when I was younger and he was always extremely respectful and giving towards the players. He put time in to coach the team that his sons were also on and was always a driving force for all the players to learn and succeed. Mr. Dooley was always cheerful. I was deeply saddened to learn that Mr. Dooley had passed away and any comments which might be written negatively/insensitively about Mr. Dooley could only be written by people who obviously didn't know him. Mr. Dooley was a dedicated father, professor, and volunteer. Please show respect for a man who was nothing short of great.
sallyjohnson48

Salt Lake City, UT

#45 Oct 22, 2012
This is not the first time I have seen this happen. It is so sad. The last time I have heard of this happening it messed up the railroad track bolts. My thoughts are with the family. http://www.yangtzeproducts.com/product-catalo...

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