BENEFIT PLANNED FOR LONGO CHILDREN
Utica Observer Dispatch
Posted Nov 12, 2009 @ 06:11 PM
[EXCERPTS] NEW HARTFORD — A benefit for the four children of a Deerfield woman stabbed to death by her husband in September has been scheduled for later this month. The event will take place from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Yahnundasis Golf Club. Joseph Longo Jr., a Utica police investigator, killed his wife, Kristin, before fatally slashing himself in the second floor of their home, authorities have said... Kristin Longo graduated from Mohawk Valley Community College in 2000 with an associate degree in nursing. She later worked as a nurse at Kernan Elementary School in the Utica City School District...To purchase tickets, which are $40, call Holly Dlugolecki at 525-6409. [LINK]
"LIVE LIFE, A TRIBUTE TO KRISTIN PALUMBO LONGO"
...For additional information or to purchase a ticket, visit http://donations.longotrust.com/
or call Daina Bennett at 315-725-0556, Holly Dlugolecki at 315-525-6409 or Lynn Kattato at 315-794-1341...
TRIBUTE EVENT FOR KRISTIN LONGO BENEFITS KIDS
November 05, 2009
Archive on Sunday, November 08, 2009
A memorializing event for Kristin Palumbo Longo will benefit her children. The four Longo kids were suddenly left without a mother and father in September when Utica Police Officer Joseph Longo murdered his wife and then took his own life. The friends of Kristin Palumbo Longo are holding the event "Live Life, A Tribute to Kristin Palumbo Longo," where all proceeds will go into the Longo Trust for the kids financial future. It’s being held on November 28, at the Yahnundasis Golf Club. Tickets are 40 dollars each and can be purchased online at www.longotrust.com. [LINK]
'YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE KNOWN HER TO DO A GOOD THING LIKE THIS'
Utica Daily News
Dana C. Silano
11/14/2009 04:19:00 am
NEW HARTFORD, November 14, 2009 -- In wake of her untimely and tragic death, those who knew Kristin (Palumbo) Longo have high hopes to make the upcoming benefit for her children an annual success. The memory of a dear friend, mother, daughter and sister is fresh in the minds of friends of Kristin Longo and her family. A mother of four, Kristin Longo was fatally stabbed by her husband, Utica Police Officer Joseph Longo Jr. on September 28 in their home on Cosby Manor Road in Deerfield. A celebration of life in memory of Kristin Longo is scheduled for Saturday, November 28 from 7 - 11 p.m. at the Yahnundasis Golf Club in New Hartford... The benefit was initially the idea of Daina Bennett, who is a long-time friend of Kristin Longo's sister, Gina Pearce... Members of the Utica Police Department are still struggling each day with the memory of one of their own who committed the fateful crime that left the four children behind... "We will do anything we possibly can for those kids," [Utica Police Benevolent Association President Tom Brady] said. "Those children are family to us, no matter what took place. It was an unspeakable, tragic thing that happened, and we will do anything to help them"... Anyone who can't attend can still make a donation online at http://donations.longotrust.com/, which will still be available after the event.... [Full article here]
- [NY] "NO SIGNS" before disarmed, reassigned-then-put-on-leave, suicidal, gun-pointing, detective killed FEARFUL wife Kristin Palumbo Longo & himself? - By the time Kristin Longo and her husband, Utica police Investigator Joseph Longo Jr., appeared in divorce court Monday afternoon, she already had been living in fear for her safety... Attorney George Massoud had expressed such concerns to the state Supreme Court judge... Less than four hours after appearing in court Monday, 39-year-old Kristin Longo was dead...
- [NY] Kristin just wanted things to be better - ...Kristin Longo’s desire for a divorce not only stemmed from marital troubles over her husband’s alleged infidelity and threats of violence; it also was meant to end the longtime verbal abuse she and her four children had to endure... "The course of action that she took is consistent with an abused person who was trying to appease her husband and trying to work things out in a fashion that is not scandalous”...
- [NY] Letter: "New York state needs a Kristin’s Law" - to mandate law enforcement officer-involved domestic violence policies - ...New York state needs a Kristin’s Law, one that would mandate that all police agencies have a state-approved, officer-involved domestic violence policy — and that they train all officers in it. It is long overdue. Governor, how about it?...