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RAKING UP GARBAGE at the Milburn Pond and park are Freeport High School students from left-, Martha Vallejos, Iris Escobar and Osana Barrera. photos by Michele C. Swersey

WHENEVER THERE IS A CLEAN-UP TO BE DONE in Freeport, Operation SPLASH is there to lend a hand. From left are Fran Tarantino, Michael, Krm and Rob Weltner; and Bill Halvorsen who donned boots and netted the garbage that was in the more unreachable areas. Even the Coast Guard got in the action when they brought boats to retreive garbage from the deeper parts of the pond.

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CLEANING UP THE MILBURN POND, Freeport High School students joined with the Freeport Rotary Club and Operation SPLASH to clean up the Milburn Pond this past Saturday. From left are Ruben Altamirano, Whitney Lee, teacher Ms. Beathea, Erica Lamar and Chobian Verdell.

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.AT THE RECENT BOAT SHOW, from left, President of the Freeport Chamber of Commerce John M. Nuzzi Sr. and First Vice President Christopher Creamer were on hand to greet visitors.

STAMP OUT HUNGER NOW. Letter .carriers around the nation are hav-ing their annual. Food; Drive on Sat: urdayi May 12..-.They I are'-asking^ -people to thoughtfully leave food .out .for'them to'pick up that day. The''letter, carriers want'to "stamp out hunger." They feel that everyone should have food on their table and that no one in the United States should go to bed hungry. The Freeport Post Office says "Thank you." in advance for your generous contribution to this drive.

BOATS, BOATS AND MORE BOATS when the Town of Hempstead recently played host to the New York Marine Trades Association Long Island In-Water Boat Show at the Guy Lombardo Marina in Freeport. This year featured the latest new boats, marine services and equipment, antique boats, and educational displays. photos by Paul Laursen

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Sunday, May 13 .• • Birigo sponsored by the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, 1:30 p.m. 49 Sunrise Highway. Doors open 12p.m. • Freeport Memorial Library closed - Mother's Day.. • Freeport Historical Museum, South Main Street, 2-5 p.m." Monday, May 14 • Freeport Village Court in session, Judge Cacciatore presiding, 7 p.m., 40 North Ocean Avenue. Court watchers are welcome. • Freeport Village Board of Trustees, 7:30 p.m., Village Hall. • Bingo at Congregation Bnai Israel, 7:45 p.m., 91 North Bayyiew Avenue. • CR: Parent/Child Workshop, 10 a.m., Retired Teachers, 10:30 a.m., The Book" & The Video, 1:30 p.m., AA, 4:30 p.m., at the Freeport Memorial Library. Tuesday, May 15 • Freeport Board of Education, Annual Budget Vote & Trustee Election, 6 a.m. -9 p.m., • Archbishop Molloy Council # 1974, Knights, of Columbus, Our Holy Redeemer Church basement. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 • Internet Program, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m., YA: Japanese Cartooning, 3 p.m., AA, 4:30 p.m., CR: Girl Power, 4:30 p.m.. Brownies, 6:30 p.m., Soul with Heart Multicultural Book Discussion, 7:30 p.m., FML Board Meeting, 8 p.m., at the Freeporl Memorial Library. • Freeport Village Court in session, Judge Cacciatore presiding, 9 a.m., 40 North Ocean Avenue. Court watchers are welcome. Thursday, May 17 • NAR-ANON, hosted by Operation PRIDE, 8 p.m., 33 Guy Lombardo Avenue. • Freeport Rotary Club, 7 p.m., at Bedell's at West Wind., • Freeport Human Relations Commission, 8 p.m., Village Hall. • Freeport Park Commission, 7:30 p.m., Recreation Center. • Business Women of Freeport, monthly meeting and dinner, 6 p.m., Bedell's West Wind, East Bedell Street in Freeport. • Brandeis, 10 a.m., Bounce Back, 5:30 p.m., Chess, 7 p.m., CR: Circle Time, 7 p.m., LI Scandinavian Society, 7:30 p.m., at the Freeport Memorial Library.

Mother of the Year contest Nominations are coming down lo the wire Tor the 2001 Frceport B a l d w i n Leader Mother of the Year Contest To nominate a mother, please submit a letter (no more than 150 words, please) describing why this mother is outstanding to the Frccport-Baldwin Leader, 30 South

Ocean Avenue (Post Office Box 312), Frceport. The mother chosen as winner of this award will receive the following pri/.es: $25 gill certificates from Atlantic Nursery and Atlantic True Value Hardware, a gift certificate ibr a bottle of champagne from Atlantic Bayview Wines, a $25 gift certificate for a cut (lower bouquet from Atlantic Floral Showcase, a luncheon for two at the Schooner and a year's subscription to The Leader.

Water Main Flushing Notice i n c o n v i e n e n c c , check the water before doing laundry. It is recommended that washing clothes be performed after 7 p..rn. Keep a bottle of water in the r e f r i g e r a t o r for drinking and cooking. If you experience j any discoloration after Hushing is com- ' plcted, let the cold water run for 15 minutes. The Hushing program is one of the regular maintenance activities.

The V i l l a g e of Frceport Water Department will commence its annual water main Hushing program on Monday, May 7. The purpose is to Hush out sediment that collects in the mains. They will be opening hydrants in neighborhoods north of Sunrise Highway between May 7 and June 15. The work will be performed weekdays and start at 9 a.m. They expect to complete Hush-, ing daily by 4 p.m. There w i l l be no Hushing during the weekends. During the Hushing period the water may temporarily appear rusty as Hushing is going on. However, the water is a b s o l u t e l y safe to d r i n k . To avoid

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Board approves public works items The board also approved an agreement for the elevation of 10 additional homes in low-lying areas of the village, and adopted a resolution to standardize benches, trash receptacles and planters along Village slreels. They renewed an agreement between Freeporl Community Development Agency and the Commuriily Development Corporation of Long Island Inc., relating to improvement projects in the area of Church Street and Merrick Road. Trustees heard from several residents, during the public comment portion of the meeting, including Kenneth Bagatelle, Alan Jay, Edward Lojak and Donald A. Nicholas Jr. The board adjourned to executive session to discuss 21 personnel issues, and real estate and litigation items.

by Jim Golding Several public works projects and other agenda items received approval at Monday's Village Board meeting. Trustees approved a proposal Ibr a new water well in the northeast water district from J.R. Hol/machcr of Hauppauge for a $70,000 fee. It will replace an existing well that recently collapsed. They awarded the following contracts: • $129,430 to Bancker Construction Corp., of Islandia for the Garfield Street water mains • $48,995 for the annual curb and sidewalk program lo Castle Industries Inc., of Garden City • and $32,820 to Best Climate Conlrol Corp., of Bohemia, for modifications to the Village Hall heating, vcntilalion and air conditioning system.

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For Mother Earth County Legislator Dave Denenberg made this Mother's Day more special for the owners of this newspaper by letting us know the County Legislature committee he chairs had unanimously approved an ordinance designating as perpetual preserve former KeySpan property on Sunrise Highway in Bellmore adjacent to the county's Faith Laursen Meroke Preserve on the Bellmore-Merrick border. The Legislature is expected'to enact the ordinance at its May 21 meeting, thus ensuring that the land will join the preserve in enjoying forevenwild designation. The preserve was named for our late mother as proposed by County Executive Tom Gulotta. The former Keyspan property, which includes an old Brooklyn Waterworks pump station, makes up a large part of what visitors to the preserve can.see from the trails. It was deeded to the county for one dollar in 1999 with the condition that it be used as a "public park preserve and recreational area to be maintained in natural condition" or else revert to the grantor. LIPA Chairman Richard Kessel of Merrick helped make the deal. Our mother's advocacy for the preserve and others like it over the years, was based on the desire to keep at least part of our area in its natural state for the sake of everyone who lives here. This desire, which many of us share, is also important jn plans for the formation of a new Nassau County Open Space and Parks Advisory Committee, a measure which also unanimously passed the Planning, Development and Environment Committee on Monday and will* be voted upon by the Legislature May 21. . •..-:• v ., •. The measure requires regular meetings and recommendations from the new committee, whose members must have the appropriate background in such fields as open space, land use planning, land conservation, habitat preservation, archeology, historic, cultural or park preservation, protection, restoration and enhancement or municipal financing. It requires the Planning Commission to report on those recommendations in a timely manner. The Presiding Legislator, currently Judy Jacobs, and Minority Leader, now Peter Schmitt, the County Executive and the Planning Commission each get to appoint some of the nine members of the new committee. The Planning Commission has already made an open space inventory. The next step is for a program to be implemented. Recommendations of the new bipartisan committee will be a key to its success. In some cases land will become parkland or preserves. In others it may be sold for development. Having a grasp on the big picture should help our legislators make the right decisions, which will affect future generations.

HALL OF FAMER: At the induction dinner of the Long Island Softball Hall of Fame, Ken Bagatelle, right, is seen congratulating new inductee, Steve Karr, a longtime Freeport resident.

CHIEF RUSSER INSTALLED: The Freeport Fire Department recently installed Paul Russer, center, as its new chief. Joining in on the celebration, which was held at the Huntington Hilton was, from left', Nassau County Comptroller Frederick Parola, Receiver of Taxes Donald X. Clavin, Jr, Chief Russer, Nassau County Clerk Karen Murphy and New York State Senator Charles Fuschillo. •

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of your noiQhiloors Granted The Frceport Arrow Waves Youth Hockey League h;\s rcecivcd a $1,000 grant from the Women's Sports Foundation. Grants were awarded to sports programs for girls ages 9 to 18 and was bestowed with the help ol' State Senator Charles Fuschillo.

Students JOHN CONNELLY of Frceport has been named to the Dean's List at Cornell University. He is a student at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. John has served as a summer intern at The Leader. RUSSELL MARTELLO of Baldwin was named to the Dean's List at SUNY Albany. He is a freshman.

NATALIE RYAN of Freeport was named to the Dean's List at Johnson and Wales University. She is a Marketing major. Baldwin resident^ BRIGID FALLON and JENNIFER MARQUINO have been named to the Dean's List at Providence College. KERRIN MCGARRY of Baldwin has been named to the Sacred Heart University's Dean List. Freeporter DANIELLE GOLDSTEIN has been admitted to Adelphi University and received a trustee scholarship. She is currently a student at Lutheran High.

Grand Ave sign facelift Sixty new street sign poles and one hundred fifty new traffic signs are in place along Grand Avenue in Baldwin - replacing old, rusted poles and faded signs - thanks to the efforts of Hempstead Town C o u n c i l m a n - A n t h o n y J. Santino. "This is the first phase of an ongoing effort to improve the appearance of the Baldwin community by replacing rusted poles and faded street signs that are under the jurisdiction of the Town of Hcmpstead," C o u n c i l m a n S a n t i n o noted. "Nothing is more unsightly than a twisted, rusted sign pole or a street sign that is so faded you can't read what it once said," Mr. Santino c o n t i n u e d .

"That's why I ordered the town's traffic control division - under whose authority the street signs fall - to do a comprehensive survey of the poles and signs along Grand Avenue and replace those that were in need of repair." Councilman Santino indicated that the signs replaced are the typical "No Parking," "No Stopping" signs that you find up and down the main thorough. fares of our town. "This is a small but important step toward the continued beautification of the Baldwin community, and you can be sure that we will expand our efforts to the other main roads in Baldwin in the weeks and months ahead," Councilman Santino concluded.

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Awards Professor Mary VandeWater of Baldwin was a recipient of the the Chancellor's " Award for Excellence in Teaching. She is a Professor in the Reading and Basic Education Department at Nassau Community College.

New position Julia Massa of Baldwin has been named Supervisor of Rehabilitation of the Day Habilitation Program at Mill Neck Services for Deaf Adults. She will oversee the day-to-day operations of the program, including field trips for participants and activities and programming at its Oyster Bay site.

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A flea market without fleas! Animal Lifeline, a Bellmore-based non-profit animal charity dedicated to .the rescue of stray cats and dogs, will hold its 12th Annual Giant Yard Sale' on May 19 and 20, at 2492 Central Parkway, Merrick (off Merrick Road, next to Dunkin' Donuts) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to hundreds of bargains, the event offers a lemonade stand, raffles, and a yard full of compassionate neighbors concerned about the plight of local strays. All proceeds go directly to A n i m a l L i f e l i n e ' s t r a p p i n g ,

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Recreation Center on Saturdays, June 2 and 9, from 12 to 4 p.m. For registration information, call Jean Ross at 7957797. Garage Sale T h e Freeport U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t Church will sponsor a yard sale on Saiurclay, June 2, rain or shine. Donations arc appreciated and may be brought to the church Monday through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sellers or vendors are welcome and tables are available for $20 each. Call the church office at 378-0659 for more information. Republican Club meeting The Freeport Republican Club May meeting w i l l feature a speaker from Operation SPLASH (Stop P o l l u t i n g , Littering and Save Harbors). It will be held at the Freeport Memorial Library, Room 1, on Wednesday,.May 16, al 8:15 p.m. Call 378-1333 for more information or 378-4770 for information on Operation SPLASH. Hearing Notice Before voting on rent adjustments for ETPA rent stabilized apartment leases beginning on or between October I, 2001 and September 30, 2002, The Nassau County Rent Guidelines Board w i l l hold three h e a r i n g s at which any member of the public may address the.Board and a fourth hearing for formal presentations by owners and tenant groups. The second hearing will be held at Freeport Village Hall, Main Conference Room, 46 North Ocean Avenue on Wednesday, May 16, al 8 p.m.


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FOR OUR Fiscal stability: Bond Rating: A Stable tax rates: Average $1.67 or 2.9% from 1996-2001 District-wide accountability Recovered foster care cost from NYC: $1,500,000 Reduced tax placement in Nassau County from 6th highest to 24th, near the midpoint Passed a Bond Issue to accommodate our facility needs Reduced costs for overtime, insurance, workers compensation, bidding and legal fees AL RENKEN WILL CONTINUE TO BALANCE THE CONCERNS OF THE COMMUNITY WITH THE NEEDS OF OUR CHILDREN




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Reunite taxpayers with lost IRS refunds In order to unite over 4,158 local residents with their long-lost tax refunds' Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy (NY-4) has set up a hotline for people to check and see if they are due a refund. W i t h i n Nassau and S u f f o l k Counties, Brooklyn and Queens, there are refunds sitting at the IRS. While the IRS cannot publicly announce which check belongs to which person, the refunds due to taxpayers range from $1 to $10,159. "Providing this list to taxpayers is a public service our office is happy to provide,". Ms. McCarthy said. "Taxes are on our minds this time of the year. By looking up your name, you could discover a r e f u n d you d i d n ' t k n o w about before." The U.S. Postal Service can't deliver a refund check when the addressee's name or address is incorrect or incomplete, or if they've moved without notif y i n g the IRS in writing of their new address. Taxpayers who moved since filing their last tax return are urged to file a Change of Address Form 8822 with the IRS. The form can be obtained by calling 1-800-829-3676 or by downloading it from the IRS website at Current federal law prevents the IRS from releasing the names on its own, so Congresswoman McCarthy has posted the l i s t on her website, w w w . People can visit this website to see if their name, or the names of friends and family members, are on the list. If they do see their name, they need to call the IRS at I 800-829-1040, Press Option 2, and fellow the directions to claim their refund. Undeliverablc and unclaimed IRS lax

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refunds: The number of unclaimed, undeliverable refunds in Brooklyn,,Queens, and Long Island is 4,158. The total of the Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island refunds is $2.884 million. National statistics for the 1998 Tax Year are 90,000 undeliverable refunds totaling $67.4 million, an average of $734 per check.

Bring your own broom and gloves! There will be a limited quantity of brooms available if you do not have your own. Trash bags will be provided. . Bring your family and friends and join us to clean up Baldwin! For more information or to sign up please call Kerry at Sanitation: 223-3246

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at thi© lilorarios Freeport Free film "Small Time Crooks" will be shown on Friday, May II al 3 and 7 p.m. This Woody Allen movie is raled PG and runs 95 minutes. Bus trip Registration begins on Monday, May 14 (for Frecporters, May 20 for all areas) for a bus trip to Sacred Heart Cathedral and the Newark Museum. The cost is $51 per person, which includes transportation, tips, buffet lunch and all tours. Internet class On Wednesday, May 16; Tuesday, May 29; Monday, June 1 1 ; or Friday, June 29, join the library for a free class on using the internet for beginners. For more information call 379-3274.



Book club The new multicultural book club, now in its third week, has chosen "Julie and Romeo," by Jeanne Ray for its May 16 meeting at 7:30 p.m. The club will continue on a monthly basis on Wednesdays, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call the reference desk to reserve a copy of the current book at 379-3274. Coffee and cake will be served.

Baldwin Memorial Day Parade Registration has begun for. the Memorial Day Parade and Family March planned for Monday, May 28. Bus Trip Contact the library at 223-6228 for registration information on the bus trip to t The Culinary Institute of America and the Vanderbilt Mansion. The trip is planned

for Friday, June 1, and costs $60 per perLet's pretend Tickets are available after May 10 for the Let's Pretend program for kindergartners. The program is planned for Thursday, May 3II, at 3:45 p.m. Free. After-school special Free tickets are available after May 10 for an After School Special program planned for Thursday, June 7, at 3:45 p.m. This program is for kids in grades 1 and 2. ' . ' Birdhouse craft An adult craft class is planned for Monday, June 11, on making a decorated bird-

Arbor day project To The Leader; W h a t a b e a u t i f u l day! 500 p i n e

THE LAW OFFICE OF seedlings were packaged in baggies w i t h wet peat moss by members of Baldwin. Girl Scout Troop 2435. This is an annual Kiwanis Arbor Day project. Every third grader in Baldwin received a pine seedling. P a r t i c i p a n t s were: S o r b o u r n i M c K e n z i e , D a n a Prefer, C a r o l i n e Hesse, Lea G r o e n e v e l d t , C h r i s t i n a Hesse, Kaia Mahler and Leaders Mary Ann Hesse and Stephanie Prefer. Rolf V.Mahler


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Father's day craft Children in grades K-6 are invited to attend a program to make dad a gift. Tickets are free and are available beginning May 17. Children in grades 3-6 will met on Thursday, June 14, and Kindergartners through second grade will meet on Monday, June 11. Sessions begin at 3:45 p.m.


L To The Leader; Hats off to Erik Mahler of Mahler Realty, who has done a great job of clearing the woods along Merrick Road near Loft Pond. We need more community-minded citizens like Erik. Marie L. Cohen

Elderhosteting Learn "The Joys of Elderhosteling" on Tuesday, May 15 at 1:30 p.m. Consultant Dinah Lindauer will address travelers age 55 and over interested is opportunities offered through the elderhostel program.


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Do you set a regular time every day for homework? Does your child have the papers books, pencils, and other things needed to do assignments? Does your child have a fairly quiet place to study with lots of light? Do you set a good example by reading and writing yourself? Do you stay in touch with your child's teachers? -


2. Monitor Assignments. Q Do you know what your child's homework assignments are? How long they should take? How the teacher wants you to be involved? Q Do you see that assignments are completed? Q Do you read the teacher's comments on assignments that are returned? Q Is TV viewing cutting into homework time?

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4. Talk With Someone at School About Your Child's Education. Q Do you meet the teacher early in the year before any problems arise? Q If a problem arises, do you meet with the teacher? Q Do you cooperate with the teacher and your child to work out a plan and a schedule for completing homework? Q Do you follow up with the teacher and with your child to make sure the plan is working? Checklist featured in TESTING 1-2-3 New York Slate's Elementary. Middle, and High School Test, Fall 1998. Page B. New York State Education Department

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Elser Lucero, 28, of Grand Avenue, Baldwin, was arrested April 25 in Massapequa and charged with Menacing and Possession of a Dangerous Weapon, police said. Edwin Diaz, 28, of Pine Street, s-, 03 Freeport was arrested April 28 at SC Penney's, Sunrise Mall, Massapequa and charged with Petit Larceny, police said. •O A Shirley man was arrested for an 3 attempted B a l d w i n burglary that H occurred on April 30 at 1:20 p.m. Police report that about 2 p.m., police were sent to Lancaster Avenue for a w Q report or a burglary. Upon arrival, the officers interviewed the victim, who said w that prior to leaving her home, she had seen what she described as a blue van

driven by a man with three mattresses on the roof, parked opposite her house. When the victim returned home at approximately 1:55 p.m., she saw that the screen had been slit on her kitchen window at the rear of the house. She also found her basement window plastic dome had been broken and removed and her basement window had been smashed. Police saw a van fitting the description in the area. Further investigation identified the passenger as being responsible for the attempted burglary. Craig Berkman, 40, of Shirley was arrested and charged with Attempted Burglary, police said. A Freeport man was arrested for an incident on April 23 at 1:21 p.m. and



charged with Reckless Endangerment. Detectives report that Ardine Harley, 28, of South Long Beach Avenue left two unsupervised and unattended children, a six-month-old boy and a 16month-old girl, locked in his 1995 Nissan while parked at 99 Nichols Court. Witnesses called 911 and Mr. Harley was arrested when he returned to his car. The children were released to the custody of their mother A 1997 white Ford was reported stolen frorrrProspect Street, Baldwin some time between 8:30 a.m. April 19 and 2 p.m. on April 28, police said. A 2000 Mercedes Benz was reported stolen from Grand Avenue, Baldwin on April 23 between 6 and 6:45 p.m.,

police said. „ Four tires, value $800, were reported slashed on a 1992 Honda Prelude while parked on WilShire Court, Freeport April 21, police said. A Mcrcruser outdrive, value $300 was reported stolen from Pat O'Reilly's Marina on Hudson Street A p r i l 23, police said. A yellow Mongoose mountain bicycle, value $300, was reported stolen from a yard on Colonial Avenue April 23, police said. A Grand Avenue resident reported a b u r g l a r y A p r i l 25. A H i t a c h i 8mm VCR, a camera, v a l u e $300, were reported stolen, police said.

sportinQ Adam Fleming/Ryan Huber, and Sai by Linda Hendrickson Lung/ Zhi Chen. Conference champs! The Boys Spring It was a tight match but Freeport perseTrack Team finished its undefeated league season with a 107-35-25-0 win over Masvered against Seaford. When the last serve aced the match, Freeport won 5-2. First sapequa, Levittown, and Hempstead. doubles Mullings and Chan won 6-3, 5-7, John Perry won the 1600 meter race in 4:51 and the 3200 in 11:02. Teammate - 6-1, while third doubles Lung/Chen won 4-6, 6-4, 6-1. Deljanin had the longest Hasani Hampton broke the tape in the 400 third singles match this season with a 6-3, in just 52.03 seconds while Ezekell Canty won both the 110 high hurdles and the 6-7, 7-5 win. Rondoncic and doubles Fleming/Huber won in straight sets. The high jump. The Red Devils swept the 100 Tennis Team is now 9-2 on the season. as Michael Hutton, Michael Cameron and Three matches with three identical 6-1 Olugbemi Otulaja went 1-2-3. Danny scores against Lawrence, Oceanside, and Rosser took third in the 110 high hurdles and second in the triple jump with a jump Elmont kept the Badminton Team in first of38'9". place in its conference. Second singles Candice Toval won all three matches in Chimezi Okobi and D'Brickashaw Ferstraight sets. First doubles Cheryl guson went 1-2 in the discus throw. Gayle/Denise Edwards beat Lawrence 5Hampton, Qaysim Gilliam, Hutton .and 15, 15-7, 15-2 but had an easier time with Gabriel McLaren dominated the 4 x 400 Oceanside 15-4, 15-1, and Elmont 15-9, as they crossed in just 3:37 - a full 5 sec15-6. onds ahead of the nearest competitor. Individual Conferences and County ChampiSecond doubles Melissa Singh and onships begin next week. Melissa Mischke continue to dominate that position with a 15-0, 15-0 win over It was a clean sweep for the tennis Red Lawrence, a 15-4, 15-5 win over OceanDevils as they defeated New Hyde Park 7side and a 15-4, 15-8 victory over Elmont. 0. Singles Corey Hanna, Humberto Sanchez, Armen DelJanin and Elden It was three straight wins in straight sets Radoncic all won in straight sets as did for Maryam Muhammed/DeAsia Williams. Jacqueline Vecchio/ Laura doubles Mel Mullings/RitcTiie Chan, BBi ••• MB! ^B9 9BB BB1 BB1 »•••



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Licke! have been doing a great job in the fourth doubles spot as they downed Lawrence 15-5, 15-5, Oceanside 15-8, 154, and Elmont 10-15,15-5,15-4. First singles Krystal Burkes always has challenging matches. She easily defeated Lawrence and Elmont but lost a tough three set match to Oceanside. The team's record is now 13-0." The Badminton Team plays their last two conference matches on Monday and Tuesday, the divisional playoffs on Wednesday, the county doubles on Thursday and the county singles on Friday. Good luck to the Lady Devils on a grueling week of competition. Freeport's Softball Team split a doubleheader with Great Neck South, thus bringing their overall record to 13-1. Freeport beat South in game one 11 -7. The Rebels went up 6-5"as Allison Barnett stole home on a Freeport error. Maria DelaCruz, one of Freeport's heavy hitters, tripled in the top of the third and drove home Marissa Zinn, Angelique Hudson and Kathleen

Gambino which gave the Lady Devils a 96 lead. Nadjari Prophet stole home and DelaCruz scored the last run in the last inning. Freeport was disappointed with its 5-4 loss in the second game. The girls dream of an undefeated season was dissolved but their first place position in Conference AIII has earned them a post-season playoff spot. Good athletes show teamwork both on and off the fields. Over 100 high school students volunteered last Saturday to help clean Milburn Pond. Lacrosse Coaches Diane Wahlers and Carmen Pincyro encouraged their athletes to join a larger team of Key Club members, Peer Leaders, Student Council members, etc. to clean up the pond area. The JV Lacrosse Team had 100% participation and the varsity over 90%. Principal Dr. Enid Margolics was proud of all FHS students who participated in this special service project.

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Teacher and students honored by Kiwanis Club

The Kiwanis Club of Freeport will be h o n o r i n g Pamela DiMaio as Teacher of the Year at their Awards Dinner on Wednesday, May 16, at 7:15 CN o" p.m. at Bedell's at West Wind. Mrs. DiMaio has been teaching Special Education at Freeport High School for the past nine years. In addition, she was Assistant Faculty Advisor to the Key T3 Club and took over the position of </3 kri Advisor when Sandy Schwartz retired f. a few years ago. Pam and her husband, Pete, have a been very active in community service Q here in Freeport, providing great role U models to the students. As the residents of Peternanna Terrace will attest, U she makes a great lasagna at the Kiwa-

nis dinners for seniors. As Faculty Advisor to the Freeport High School Key Club, she has guided young minds in community as well as world service, giving freely of her time. Also being, honored at the awards dinner will be the graduating Key Club members: Immediate Past President Christopher Halton, Past Vice President Melissa Mena, Past Secretary Neetu Papali, Rashunda Bolton, Marie Cerritos, Zaynab Gilliam; Jorge Hems and Tara Robinson. These young adults have made a tremendous impact with projects such as raising funds for charities and medical research, caring for the elderly and mentoring young students, to name a few. They are also involved

in many other school activities from science to drama and sports. To support these people who work so hard to make Freeport a better place to

live, you may buy tickets at $20 per person, which includes d i n n f "ore information call 546-3075 or H67- /918.

Non-profit accounting seminar A non-profit accounting seminar sponsored by the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport will take place on Thursday, May 10, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The seminar is part of the Arts Council's "INN SESSION: Non-Profit Management Seminars . Series." The seminar will be held at the Oceanside Library, located at 30 Davison Avenue. CPA Alan Centofranchi,- will discuss such topics as how to prepare a budget and the need for positive cash flow.

Mr. Centofranchi has 30 years experience in the field of accounting and has been a partner of Capraro, Cenlol'ranchi, Kramer &Co, P.C. for 10 years. The INN SESSION: Non-Profil Management Seminars arc designed to provide specific techniques for addressing various issues faced by non-profit organizations and individuals. The seminar is free for members and $5 for non-members. To register, call the arts council at 223-2522.


excluding Saturday, Sunday, and holidays, and NOTICE OF ANNUAL DISTRICT ELECTION hours of 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM on each of the five days prior to the day set for the election, at such annual election. BUDGET HEARING AND VOTE OF BALDWIN UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT PLEASE'TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the elecexcept Saturday and Sunday, and at the polling place on election day. ' tion shall be held in accordance with the Rules TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD. COUNTY OF NASSAU for the Conduct of Meetings and Elections 'STATE OF NEW YORK. TO BE HELD ON PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that application for absentee ballots for the school district adopted by the Board of Education. MAY 15. 2001 PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the nomiNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the annual diselection may be applied for at the office of the trict meeting budget/hearing of the qualified Clerk. A list of all persons to whom absentee nations for the office of members of the Board voters of the Baldwin Union Free School District, of Education and office of member of the ballots shall have been issued will be available Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau, will be in the office of the Clerk on each of the five Library Board, unless otherwise provided by law. shall be made by petition subscribed by at held on Tuesday. May 1. 2001, at the gymnasidays prior to the day of the election except on um of the Administration Building, Hastings least 43 qualified voters of the District, and filed Sunday. Street. Baldwin, New York in said School District PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that this Board in the office of the Clerk of the District between shall convene a special meeting thereof within the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM not later than for the transaction of such business as is authotwenty-four hours after the filing with the District the 3pth day preceding the meeting or elecrized by law including the following purposes: Clerk of a written report of ttie results of the baltion at which the trustees shall be voted upon. 1. Presentation and discussion of the budget - lot. to meet at the Baldwin Senior High School Such petition shall state the name and resifor the operation of the district schools for the for the purpose of examining and-tabulating school year beginning July 1. 2001. dence of the candidates. Candidates receiv. 2. Presentation and discussion of the budget said reports of the result of the ballot and ing the greatest number of votes shall be considered elected to their respective offices. 'for operation of the Baldwin Public Library for declaring the result of the ballot; that the Board the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2001. hereby designates itself to be a set of poll clerks Where terms are of different length, the candi3. Transaction of such other business as is to cast and canvass ballots pursuant to date receiving the highest vote shall be elect-; . ed to the longest; term, A nomination may be authorized by law. Education Law 2019-a,. subdivision 2b at said rejected by the.Board of Education if the canPLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the vote special meeting of the Board. . Dated: March 28..2001: didate is ineligible for the office or declares his upon the appropriation of necessary funds to ' Baldwin, N Y ' . • .unwillingness to serve. meet the necessary expenditures for the school -.- -• BY ORDER OF " P L E A S E TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that'any year 2001-2002. the library appropriation, and on all propositions duly filed with the Board of • ' " . THE BOARD OF EDUCATION proposition or question to be placed upon the voting machines shall be submitted in writing Education, to fill two vacancies for Trustees on ' BALDWIN UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT by petition subscribed by at least 106 qualified the Board of Education, and to fill one vacanTOWN OF HEMPSTEAD, COUNTY OF NASSAU. . . ' . ' • NEW YORK voters of the District and filed in the Office of cy on the Board of Trustees of the Baldwin Public Library shall be held in the gymnasium of Jacquie Ackerman, District Clerk the Clerk of the District between the hours of FL #534 4x 3/29. 4/12. 26. 5/10 ' ' the Senior High School. Ethel T. Kloberg Drive, 9:00 AM.and 5:00 PM. not later than the 30th day preceding/the meetingr or election at East of Grand Avenue. Baldwin. New York, in * NOTIQE OF SALE . < ' which such question or proposition shall be SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY,'ROOSEVELT said School District on Tuesday, May 15, 2001, between the hours of 7:00 AM and. 10:00' PM. SAVINGS BANK., plaintiff, v, RUFUS SMITH, JR.. et. voted upon, except that this rule shall .not The qualified voters will fill the following vacanal, defendants. BERNARD H..COHEN,- attorney apply to those questions or propositions which cies: for plaintiff. 99 Tulip Avenue/ Floral-Park. New' are required to be stated in the published or poste'd notice of the meeting or to those a. The office of Carole Baken, member of York. PURSUANT TO JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE dated January 25. 2001, I will propositions or questions which the Board of the Board of Education, which term expires on •> Education has authority by law to present at sell at public auction on May 22. 2001, at 10;3p June 30, 2001, for a new term commencing any annual or special meeting of the District. July 1. 2001 and expiring on June 30, 2004. a.m.'. on the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse. 262 Old Country Road, PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that a Deputy b. The office of James T. Scannell, member Registrar shall be available in Baldwin Senior of the Board of Education, which term expires Mineola. New York, premises in NASSAU on June 30. 2001, for a new term commencing County. New York, as follows: Beginning on the High School. Ethel T. Kloberg Drive. East of south side of West Raymond Avenue (Oak Grand Avenue. Baldwin, New York, on May 2, July 1, 2001. and expiring on June 30. 2004. c. The office of Tony Tarantino. a member of Street)'223.44 feet east of Pennsylvania Avenue 2001. from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM for the purpose being a plot 50 x 100 and known as 47 West of p'reparing a register of the qualified voters of the Board of Trustees, of the Baldwin Public ' this district for said annual district election, at Library, which term expires on June 30. 2001 for Raymond Street, Roosevelt. New York. a new term commencing July I, 2001 and WILLIAM ROTH, Referee which time any person shall be entitled to have FL #557P 4x 4/19. 26, 5/3. 10 his/her name placed upon such registry providexpiring June 30. 2006. and to vote on the folNOTICE OF SALE ed that at such meeting of the Board of lowing propositions: . Registration, he/she is known, proven to the satPROPOSITION NO. 1 SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY, CHASE isfaction of the Board of Registration, to be "RESOLVED, that the Proposed Budget of the MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, plaintiff, v. BRUCE JACKSON, et al., defendants. then or thereafter entitled to vote at the annuBaldwin Union Free school District of the Town BERNARD H. COHEN, attorney for plaintiff. 99 al district election for which such register is preof Hempstead, County of Nassau, State of New pared. Registration shall also be permitted in • York, for the fiscal year 2001-2002 be adopted Tulip Avenue, Floral Park. New York. PURSUANT and that an amount OF $71.499.550 be raised TO JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE the office of the District Clerk at Baldwin's Administration building during the hours of by tax upon the taxable property of the School dated September 19. 2000, I will sell at public auction on May 22, 2001, at 10:00 a.m., on the enrollment of children for a school term and District after first deducting the monies available from State North front steps of the Nassau County also from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM on any school day at any of the District schooU not later than Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road, Mineola. "Ai3 and other sources." five days preceding the school meeting and PROPOSITION NO. 2 New York, premises in NASSAU County, New election. York, as follows: Beginning on the east side of "RESOLVED, that the proposed Budget of the PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the regisBaldwin Public Library for the fiscal year 2001Woodbine Drive West.390 feet north of Lena ter shall include (1) all qualified voters of the 2002 be adopte'd, and that the amount of Avenue being a plot 90 feet x 95 feet and known as 36 Woodbine Drive West, Freeport, District who shall personally present themselves $2,388,250 be raised by tax upon the taxable property of the School District after first deductNew York for registration: and (2) all previously qualified ing the monies available from State Aid and Gerard DeGregoris, Jr., Referee voters of the District who shall have been previFL #558P 4x 4/19. 26. 5/3. 10 ously registered for any Annual or Special other sources." PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the voting NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY District Meeting or election held or conducted COMPANY. NAME: MILLER FAMILY. LLC. Articles at any time with four (4) years (1997-2000) prior shall be on voting machines as provided by the Education Law and the polls will remain open of Organization were filed with the Secretary of to preparation of the said register: and (3) votfrom 7:00 AM until 10:00 PM and as much State of New York (SSNY) on 12/28/00. The latest ers permanently registered with the Board of Election of the County of Nassau longer as may be necessary to enable the votdate of dissolution is 12/31/2050. Office locaers then present to cast their ballots. The District tion: Nassau County. SSNY has been designatPLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE" that the Board Clerk is hereby authorized and directed' to ed as agent of the LLC upon whom process of Registration will further meet during the hours have the necessary ballot labels printed for against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a of voting at the Annual District Election on May said voting machines in the form corresponding 15. 2001. for the purpose of preparing a register copy of process to the LLC. c/o Heller, Horowitz for District meetings or elections to be,he|d subas nearly as may be with the requirements of & Feit, P.C., 292 Madison Avenue, New'York, the Education Law. The condensed form of the New York 10017. Purpose: For any lawful pursequent to May 15, 2001. Said register shall budget proposition and the text of all other include (1) all qualified voters of the District pose. propositions to appear on the voting machine FL #562 6x 4/19. 26, 5/3. 10. 17. 24 ' who shall present themselves personally for regand a detailed statement 'in writing of the NOTICE OF SALE istration, and (2) all qualified voters of the amount of money which will be required for the District who shall have been previously regisSUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY school year 2001-2002 for school purposes, tered for any annual or special District meeting CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORor election held or conducted at any time withspecifying the purposes and the amount for . ATION, PLAINTIFF VS MARY L. DUKE. ET AL DEFENin four calendar years (1997-2000) prior to the each will be prepared and copies thereof will DANTS be made available, upon request, to any taxpreparation of said register. ATTORNEY(S) FOR PLAINTIFF: ROSICKI, ROSICKI & payer in the district at each school building in ASSOCIATES, P.C., ONE OLD COUNTRY ROAD, The Register shall be filed in the Office of the the district in which school is maintained District Clerk of the school district at the SUITE 495, CARLE PLACE, NEW YORK 11514 (516) between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM durAdministration Building. Hastings Street, 741-2585 ing the period of fourteen days immediately Baldwin, New York where it shall be open for Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale preceding said election of May 15, 2001, inspection by any qualified voter between the entered on December 27. 2000. I will sell at

Public Auction to the highest bidder at the North front steps, Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road. Mineola, New York On Tuesday, the 22nd day of May, 2001, at 9:30 a.m. , Premises in Freeport, New York and.described as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the easterly side of Rutland Road, distant 300 feet southerly from the corner formed by-the intersection of the easterly side of Rutland Road and the southerly side of Parsons Avenue: RUNNING THENCE easterly at right angles to the easterly side of Rutland Road, a distance of 100 feet: THENCE southerly parallel with the .easterly . side of Rutland Road, a distance of 41.67 feet; THENCE westerly again at right angles to the easterly side of Rutland Road, a distance of 100 feet to the easterly side of Rutland Road;THENCE northerly along the easterly side of Rutland Road a distance of 41.67 feet to the point or place of BEGINNING. Premises known as 42 Rutland Road, Freeport, N e w York' . ' ' . . ' Sold subject to all terms and conditions, contained in said judgment and terms of sale. Approximate amount of judgment $181.162.54 plus interest and costs. .' . INDEX NO. 00/011409 "John W.C. Canning..Esq, REFEREE FL #563 4/12; 26. 5/3; T O " ' " NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: ABE LLC. Articles of ' Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 04/09/01 .Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY. shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 1175 West Broadway, Suite 30 & 31. Hewlett. New York 11557. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.. FL #566 6x 4/26. 5/3. 10. 17. 24. 31 ._' NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. BANK OF AMERICA. N.A. SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST BY MERGER OF BANK OF AMERICA FSB, Pitt. vs. STANFORD MENDENHALL, et al, Defts: Index #00-006243. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Sept. 15. 2000, I will sell at public auction on the North Front Steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY on May 31. 2001 at 9:45 a.m. prem. k/a 11 Decatur St., Roosevelt, NY. Said property located at a point on the westerly side of Decatur St. (a/k/a Lee St.), 202 ft. southerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the westerly side of Decatur St. with the southerly side of Washington Ave.. being a plot 40 ft. x 100 ft. Approx. amt. of judgment is $64,644.67 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. ANTHONY C. CAPETOLA, Referee. CERTILMAN BALIN ADLER & HYMAN LLP, Attys. for Pltf., 90 Merrick Ave., E. Meadow, NY. C3493 FL #568P 4x 4/26. 5/3. 10. 17 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: 1207 W. PARK STREET, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 04/10/01. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC. c/o Donald J. Scheurer, 3300 Milburn Avenue,' Baldwin Harbor, New York 11510. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #569 6x 4/26. 5/3. 10. 17. 24. 31 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: 65 INDIANA AVENUE, L.L.C.. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 04/10/01. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to'the LLC. c/o Donald J. Scheurer, 3300 Milburn Avenue, Baldwin Harbor,. New York 11510. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #570 6x 4/26, 5/3. 10, 17, 24. 31 SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU OLYMPIA MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff against DONOVAN ASHMEADE. et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of , (continued on next page)

PUBLIC NOTICES from previous page Foreclosure and Sale entered herein and dated October 17, 2000. I. the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the north. front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse. 262 Old Country Road. Mineola, NY on the 31st day of May, 2001 at 9:00 AM premises situate in the Town of Hempstead. Section: 55, Block: 364, Lot 666 to 668. Said premises known as 137 INDEPENDENCE AVENUE, FREEPORT, NY, Approximate amount of lien $155,665.33 plus interest & costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Index Number 271 /OO. KATHRYN MENG, ESQ., Referee. Eschen & Frenkel, LLP Attorney(s) for Plaintiff 93 E. Main St., Bay Shore. NY 11706 FLtt571 4x4/26, 5/3. 10, 17 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NASSAU INDEX #01/002168 FILED: 2/8/01 SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS Plaintiff designates Nassau County as the place of trial. Venue is based upon the County in which the mortgage premises is situated. BANKERS TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE, BY RESIDENTIAL FUNDING CORPORATION, AS ATTORNEY OF FACT. Plaintiff against THE HEIRS-ATLARGE of ALBERT R. GAINES; if living, and if he b e dead, and all Persons who are husbands, wives, lienors, heirs, devisees, distributees, successors in interest of such of the devisees, distributees, successors in interest of such of them as may be dead, and their husbands and wives, heirs, devisees, distributees, and successors in interest all of whom and whose names and places of residence are unknown to Plaintiff; THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; and "JOHN DOE" and "JANE DOE", said names being fictitious, it being the intention of Plaintiff to designate any • and all occupants of premises being foreclosed herein, defendant(s). Mortgaged Premises: 29 Lillian Ave., Freeport, NY 11520. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the.complaint in this action and to serve a copy of your answer, or, if the complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a notice of appearance on the attorneys for the Plaintiff within twenty (20) days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service, or within thirty (30) days after completion of service where is made in any other manner than personal delivery ^within the State. The United States of America, if 'designated as a defendant [n this action, may appear within sixty (60) days of service hereof. In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you be default for the relief demanded in the complaint. In the event that there is a deficiency in the sale proceeds, a deficiency judgment may be entered against you, NOTICE AND OBJECT OF ACTION: THE OBJECT of the above captioned action is to foreclose a Mortgage held by Plaintiff, recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Nassau on 7/30/99 in LIBER 19764 at page 298; said mortgage was assigned by Homecomings Financial Network, Inc. to Bankers Trust Company, as Trustee by assignment of mortgage dated 7/20/99, and recorded 2/29/00. in liber 20183 of Mortgages, at page 556. TO THE DEFENDANT, except the HEIRS-AT-LARGE of ALBERT R. GAINES, the Plaintiff makes no personal claim against you in this .action. NOTICE OF RIGHTS: YOU ARE HEREBY PUT ON NOTICE THAT WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. UNLESS YOU DISPUTE THE VALIDITY OF THIS DEBT OR ANY PORTION THEREOF WITHIN (30) DAYS AFTER YOUR RECEIPT HEREOF. WE WILL ASSUME THE DEBT BE VALID. IF YOU SHOULD DISPUTE SUCH DEBT AND NOTIFY US IN WRITING THEREOF WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS, WE WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH VERIFICATION OF THE OBLIGATION. IF APPLICABLE, UPON YOUR WRITTEN REQUEST. WITHIN THE AFOREMENTIONED THIRTY (30) DAY PERIOD. WE WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR IF DIFFERENT THAN THE CURRENT CREDITOR. The foregoing summons is served upon you by publication pursuant to an order of the Hon. Robert Roberto. Jr. a Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, dated 4/4/01 and filed along with the supporting papers in the Nassau County Clerk's Office. This is an action of foreclose a mortgage. ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Incorporated Village of Freeport. County of Nassau, and State of New York. SEC 55, BLOCK 370, LOT 153-155 said premises known as 29 Lillian Avenue, Freeport. New York 11520. Fein. Such & Crane. LLP, Attorneys for the Plaintiff, Office and P.O. Address, 1800 First Federal Plaza. Rochester. New York 14614 (716) 325-6202 Our-file no, HCNYC273 FL #575 4x 4/26, 5/3, 10. 17 NOTICE OF FORMATION of a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC). Name: Island Abstract Sales, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secy, of State of NY on April 18, 2001. NY office location: 1549 Kenneth Avenue, Baldwin. Nassau County. Secy, of State of NY designated as agent upon whom process

against the LLC may be served. Secy, of State shall mail a copy .of-any process against the LLC served upon him to; Island Abstract Sales. LLC. 1549 Kenneth Avenue. Baldwin. NY 11510. Purpose: to engage in any lawful act of activity. FL #577 6x 5/3, 10, 17. 24. 31. 6/7 WATER MAIN FLUSHING NOTICE The Village of Freeport Water Department will commence its annual water main flushing program on Monday. May 7, 2001. The purpose is to flush out sediment that collects in the mains. We will be opening hydrants in neighborhoods North of Sunrise Highway between May 7, 2001 and June 15, 2001. The work will be performed weekdays and start at 9:00 A.M. We expect to complete flushing daily by 4;00 P.M. There will be NO flushing during weekends^ During the flushing period the water may temporarily appear rusty as flushing is going on in your neighborhood. However, the water is absolutely safe to drink. To avoid inconvenience, check the water before doing laundry. It is recommended that washing clothes be performed after 7:00 P.M. Keep a bottle of water .in the refrigerator for drinking and cooking. If you experience any discoloration after flushing is completed, let your COLD water run for 15 minutes. The flushing program is one of the many regular maintenance activities we perform to make sure we are providing the best possible water service. If you have any questions regarding this program, please contact the Freeport Water Department at 516-377-2379. FL #580 5/3. 10. 17 STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY State Street Bank and Trust .Company, as Trustee, Plaintiff, vs. Herbert L: Curry; Haley M. Curry; Associates National Bank Delaware; National Loan Recoveries, LLC, Joden Associates; Mary Figs. Defendants. . LEGAL NOTICE OF ADJOURNED SALE Index No. 97-217993 In pursuance and by virtue of a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly granted by this Court and entered in the Nassau County Clerk's Office on the 8th day of April. 1998. and an Order Amending the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on February 19, 1999, I. the undersigned Referee, duly appointed in this action for such purpose, was originally scheduled to sejj. at public auction on June -7. Ii999. at 9:00 a.m. in the forenoon of that day, The premises described by said Judgment to be sold. BE HEREBY NOTIFIED, however, that I, the undersigned.Referee in said Judgment named, am now, due to an adjournment of the sale noticed on the above date, scheduled to sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder therefore, at the North Front Steps of the Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road. Mineola, New York, Nassau County, New York, on the 4th day of June. 2001, at 9:00 a.m. of that day. thereal estate and mortgaged premises directed in and by said Judgment to be sold and in said Judgment described as follows: ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situated, lying and being at Roosevelt (unincorporated) area in the Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, known and designated as lot no. 20 in block no. 527, on a certain map entitled, "Map of Hausch Manor, Section 1, Roosevelt. Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, dated March 25, 1953 revised June 16. 1953. surveyed by J. J. Bohn. licensed Land Surveyor, Westbury New York" and filed in the Office of the Clerk of Nassau County on August 12, 1953, as Map. No. 5909 arid being more fully bounded and described according to said map as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the easterly side of Conlon Road at the southerly end of a curve connecting the said easterly side of Conlon Road with the southerly side of Hausch Boulevard; RUNNING THENCE northeasterly along aforesaid arc of a curve having a radius of 10.00 feet, a ' distance of 14.37 feet to a point on the southerly side of Hausch Boulevard; RUNNING THENCE easterly along the southerly side of Hausch Boulevard, the following three courses and distances: (1) South 85 degrees 58 minutes 45 seconds East. 26.21 feet; (2) along the arc of a curve having a radius of 100.00 feet, a distance of 41.75 feet; (3) South 62 degrees 03 minutes 29 seconds East 15.86 feet; RUNNING THENCE South 4 degrees 01 minutes 15 seconds west 84.98 feet; RUNNING THENCE North 85 degrees 58 minutes 45 seconds west 103.48 feet to the easterly side of Conlon Road; RUNNING THENCE North 11 degrees 41 minutes 57 seconds East along the easterly side of Conlon Road 92.16 feet, to the point or place of BEGINNING. Subject to restrictions, easements, and covenants of record, if any. Street Address of Foreclosed Property; 28 Conlon Road. Roosevelt, New York 11575 Michael Zapson. Esq.,. as Referee Melvin & Melvin. LLP . .


Attorneys for Plaintiff, Office and P.O. Address: 217 South Salina Street Syracuse, New York 13202 FL#581 4x5/3. 10, 17. 24 SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU CONSECO FINANCE CREDIT CORPORATION F/K/A GREEN TREE CREDIT CORPORATION. Plaintiff against JEREITUS E. BURGESS; et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly entered December 1. 2000.1, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the North Front Steps of the Nassau County Court, 262 Old Country Rd.. Mineola. NY 11501 on June 5. 2001 at 10:00 am premises known as 5 Long Beach Avenue. Roosevelt. NY 11575. ALL that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in Freeport. Town of Hempstead. County of Nassau and State of New York. SEC #55 BLOCK 425 LOT 236 Approximate amount of lien $164,500.82 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment. Index # 00-003891 Peter Panaro, Esq., Referee. Relin. Goldstein & Crane, LLP,-1800 First Federal Plaza, Rochester, New York 14614 Dated 4/24/01 RGC 258 JP. FL #582 4x5/3. 10. 17. 24 SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU WELLS FARGO BANK MINNESOTA N.A. F.K.A NORWEST BANK MINNESOTA N.A., AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT, DATED AS OF SEPTEMBER 29, 1998, DELTA FUNDING HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 1998-3. C/O DELTA FUNDING CORPORATION, SERVICING AGENT. Plaintiff against BARBARA SEGERS AND TANYA ROBERTS, Defendants). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on April 10, 2001. I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the north front steps of the Nassau County Court, 262 Old Country Road. Mineola. N.Y. on the 5th day of June, 2001 at 11:30 a.m. premises Beginning at the corner formed by the intersection of the northerly side of Moore Avenue with the westerly side of Agnes Street; being a plot 50.00 feet by 120.91 feet by 50.00 feet by 120.98 feet. Said premises known as 2 Moore Avenue, Freeport, N.Y. 11520. Approximate amount of lien $149,245.91 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Index No. 007215/99. Joseph Sferrazza, Esq.. Referee. . -DavidM. Namm . - . - — • Attorney(s) for Plaintiff • 600 Old Country Road Suite 224 Garden City. NY 11530 FL 583 4T 5/3. 10. 17. 24

SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU NORWEST BANK MINNESOTA. N.A. AS TRUSTEE, Plaintiff against MARILYN HARRIS, et al Defendants). Pursuant to a judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on February 5. 2001. I. the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road, Mineola. N.Y. on the 5th day of June. 2001 at 10:30 a.m. premises Beginning at a point on the southerly side of William Street (formerly William Avenue) distant 225.27 feet easterly from the corner formed by the intersection of the southerly side of William Street with the easterly side of Anna Avenue; being a plot 137.14 feet'by 50 feet by 134.56 feet by 50.06 feet. Said premises known as 24 William Street, Roosevelt, N.Y.~11575. (Section: 55, Block: 489. . Lot: 3). Approximate amount of lien $96.498.17 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Index No. 99/025682. Robert Rosenthal. Esq., Referee. DeRose & Surico Attorney(s) for Plaintiff 213-44 38th Avenue Bayside, N.Y. 11361 FL5844T5/3, 10, 17, 24 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. AURORA LOAN SERVICES INC.. Pltf. vs. JOSE COREAS. et al, Defts. Index #99/21840. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure, and sale dated Feb. 6, 2001, I will sell at public auction on the north front steps at the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd.. Mineola, NY on June 13, 2001 at 10:15 AM. prem. k/a 19 Lee St., Hempstead, NY. Said property located on the Southerly side of Lee St., 240 ft. westerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the Southerly side of Lee St. with the Westerly side of Nassau Rd.. (Old Line), being a plot 100 ft. x 40 ft. Approx. amt. of.judgment is $171,674.14 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. LEONARD B. SYMONS, Referee. POSNER, POSNER & ASSOCIATES, P.C., Attys. for Pltf., 399 Knollwood Rd.. White Plains. NY. C3537 FL#S89P 4x5/10. 17, 24.31 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. CITIBANK. N.A.. Pltf. vs. CECIL SHACKELTON, et al. Defts. Index #001432-00. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated July 12. 2000. I will

sell at public auction on the North Front Steps H of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old c Country Rd.,' Mineola, NY on June 13, 2001 at -i r s> 9:00 a.m. prem. k/a 26 Catlin Ave., Roosevelt. O. NY a/k/a Lot No. Ill and part of Lots 110 and 112 on a certain map entitled, "Map of North Freeport Park, Property of C.A. Edward and L. Hansen, Roosevelt, Long Island, surveyed September 1909 by Smith and Malcomson, Civil Engineers, Freeport, Long Island and filed in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Nassau on p July 12, 1910 as Map No. 318. Approx. amt. of to judgment is $166,213.15 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale and the right of the "United States of America to redeem within 1 20 days from the date of sale as provided by law. . K ROBERT P. LYNN, JR., Referee. EUGENE STERN, tfl Atty. for Pltf., 100 Merrick Rd., Rockville Centre, NY (51 6) 763-3200. C3669 . 7. 24.__________ 31 SUPREME COURT. OF THE SIAIfc -OF NEW YORKCOUNTY OF NASSAU O ffl NORWEST BANK MINNESOTA. N.A. as Trustee under that certain Pooling and Servicing Agreement dated as of June 1, 1998 for Southern Pacific Secured Assets Corp.; Mortgage Loan Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, series 1998-2 without recourse, Plaintiff against MARILYN HARRIS. Defendants). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered herein and dated March 22nd. 2000, I. the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the North Front Steps Of The Nassau County Courthouse. 262 Old Country Road. Mineola, NY on the 8th day of June, 2001 at 9:30 am, premises lying and being in the County of Nassau. Said premises being known as 54 Carroll Street, Roosevelt, New York 1 1575. Section: 55, Block: 280. Lot: 33-35. Approximate amount of lien $97,993.14 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Index #9925003. Dylan S. Mitchell. ESQ.. Referee Eschen & Frenkel, LLP Attorney(s) for Plaintiff 93 E. Main Street, Bay Shore, New York 1 1 706 File#5794-OFB-3661B FL#591 4x5/10. 17. 24, 31 _ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: FIORENTINA LLC. Articles of Orgdnization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 04/26/OT. -Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against, it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of- process to the LLC, c/o SES. Consulting LLP, 77 North Centre Avenue, Suite 312. Rockville Centre. New York 1 1570. Purpose: For any lawtul.purpose. FL #592 6x5/10. 17. 24. 31. 6/7 14 _ NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to the provisions of Article 27 Section 269 of the Building Zone Ordinance. NOTICE is hereby given that the BOARD OF APPEALS of the Town of Hempstead will hold a public hearing in the Town Meeting Pavilion. Town Hall Plaza, One Washington Street, Hempstead, New York on May 16. 2001 at 9:30 A.M. & 2:00 P.M. to consider the following applications and appeals: THE FOLLOWING CASES WILL BE CALLED STARTING AT 9:30 A.M. 414/01 . WANTAGH - The Bank of New York. Artn: Gene Pappalardo, Renewal of grant to maintain one double-faced illuminated ground sign. overall size 64 sq. ft., setback 10' from front property line., W/s Wantagh Ave.. 545' S/o Jerusalem Ave., a/k/a 1 260 Wantagh Ave. 415/01. NR. ROCKVILLE CENTRE - June Perry, Renewal of grant to maintain two-family dwelling., E/s Woodfield Rd., 100' N/o Pershing Blvd., a/k/a 1239 Woodfield Rd. 416/01. WOODMERE -'Isreal J. & Elisheva T. Kaminetsky, Renewal of grant to maintain 6' high stockade fence., S/s West Broadway, 117.55' W/o Pearsall PI., a/k/a 743 West Broadway 417/01. NR. LAWRENCE - Michele Calabrese & Carmela lacovo. Renewal of grant to maintain two-family dwelling., S/s Pacific Ave., 110' E/o Bernard St., a/k/a 255 Pacific Ave. 418/01. EAST MEADOW - Irving Berman, Renewal of grant to maintain 5' high stockade fence., W/s Margaret Dr., 121.91' N/o Pengon Circle, a/k/a 1 1 1 Margaret Dr. 419/01. MERRICK - Brian Kirey. Variance, lot area occupied, mainfain wood deck attached to dwelling.. N/s Shoreham Way, 197.15' W/o Hewlett Ave.. a/k/a Shoreham Way. 420/01. LIDO BEACH - Jerry H. Labowitz. Install pool not permitted in front yard on Ocean Blvd. & install 5' high vinyl fence larger than pool installation area., N/E cor. Harrogate St. & Ocean Blvd. running thru to Matlock St. a/k/a 87 Harrogate St. 421/01. HEWLETT - Walter D. & Stephanie L. Goldsmith. Maintain 6' high wood fence., N/E/s Lakeview On. 60.38' W/o Hereford Rd., a/k/a 1 589 Lakeview Dr 422/01. FRANKLIN SQUARE-- Steven Spitaleri, Variance, side yards aggregate, construct addition to dwelling., W/s Cypress Dr., 207.78' . N/o Magnolia Dr., a/k/a 719 Cypress Dr. 423/01. MERRICK - Steven & Mina Berman, Variance, side yards aggregate, maintain 2nd story additions & wood deck with stairs all

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from previous page attached to dwelling.. S/s Illona La.. 177.16' E/o Hewlett Ave., a/k/a 2044 Illona La. 424/01. HEWLETT - Manuel Galdos. Maintain 6' high vinyl fence larger than pool installation area., E/s Franklin Ave.. 280' S/o Centre St., a/k/a 332 Franklin Ave. 425/01. OCEANSIDE - St. Anthony's R. C. Church. Amusement Rides (Special Event) duration June 7-10, 2001., N/E cor. Anchor Ave. & Lincoln Ave., a/k/a Church Parking Lot. 426/01. WEST HEMPSTEAD - Eamon Casey, Variance, side yard, construct 2nd story to dwelling., E/s Madison Ave., 100' N/o McKinley ' St., a/k/a 543 Madison Ave. 427/01. - 429/01. ATLANTIC BEACH - Hunter & Suzanne Adams, Variances, front yard setback on Bay Blvd.. maintain 2nd story addition above garage; side yard, maintain addition converted from enclosed side entrance; rear yard, construct 1st floor wood deck attached to dwelling; Variances, front yard setback on Dutchess Blvd., rear yard, construct detached 10' high open trellis with canvas cover; Maintain 5' high concrete block wall.. N/E cor. Bay Blvd. & Dutchess Blvd., a/k/a 1954 Bay Blvd. 430/01. NO. BELLMORE - Prudencio & Raquel Guzman, Variances, side yard, rear yard, maintain wood deck attached to dwelling., S/W cor. McKinley Ave. & Bellmore Rd., a/k/a 119 McKinley Ave. 431/01. MERRICK - Michael & Saridra'Katz, Variance, front yard setback on Nancy Blvd.. construct addition to dwelling.. S/W cor. Grace Ave. & Nancy Blvd., a/k/a 95 Grace Ave. 432/0-1. ELMONT - Venus Ortiz, Variance, lot area, maintain 2-family dwelling & detached 2 car garage., E/s Doherty Ave., 228.71' N/o Surprise St., a/k/a 85 Doherty Ave. 433/01. MERRICK - Cure' of Ars R.C. Church. Amusement Rides (Special Event) duration June 7-10. 2001.. E/s Merrick Ave., 72' N/o Kirkwood Ave., a/k/a Church Parking Lot. THE FOLLOWING CASES WILL BE CALLED STARTING AT 2:00 P.M. 434/01. FRANKLIN SQUARE - Joseph & Deborah Lucito, Variance, lot area occupied, construct addition & cellar entrance both attached to dwelling.. N/s Dickens Ave., 475.24' E/o Carlyle Ave.. a/k/a 706 Dickens Ave. 435/01. MERRICK - Michael & Dawn Fiesel & Christine DeRossi, Mother/Daughter Res. (2nd Kitchen).. E/s Edith PI.. 149.19' N/o Ada PL. a/k/a_2047 Edith PI. (Negative Declaration issued tinder S.E.Q.R.) 436/01. LEVITTOWN - James Sinnott, Variance, " front yard setback on Bucket La., construct 1st

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Commerce, Amusement Rides (Special Event) duration May 24-28, 2001.. N/E cor. Hempstead Tpke. & Division Ave., a/k/a Town of Hempstead Parking Lot L-2 1450/01. W O O D M E R E - - William & Ellen Lebensfeld, Variances, lot area occupied, rear yard, maintain bi-level wood deck attached to dwelling., W/s Hungry Harbor Rd., 129.06' N/o Rosedale Rd., a/k/a 176 Hungry Harbor Rd. ' 1451/01. WANTAGH - John & Denise Borst, Variance, side yards aggregate, construct 2nd story & 2-story additions to dwelling., W/s Ribbon La., 380' S/o Redoak Dr. No., a/k/a 20 Ribbon La. ALL PAPERS PERTAINING TO THE ABOVE HEARING ARE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION AT THE BOARD OF APPEALS, TOWN HALL, 1 WASHINGTON STREET, HEMPSTEAD, NY 11550. Interested parties may appear at the above time and place. Following the above the Board will consider the Decision and Reserve Decision calendars. By order of the Board of Appeals. Gerald G. Wright, Chairman Joseph F. Pellegrini, Secretary to the Board of Appeals FBI #593 IX 5/10 Notice is hereby given that an Order granted by the Supreme Court, Nassau County, on the 24th day of April. 2001. bearing the index number 5963/01, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk located at 240 Old Country Road. Mineola, New York, grants me the right to assume the name of Marsha Simone Whyte. My present address is J65 Pine St.. Freeport, N.Y.; the date of my birth is 1 1 / 9 / 7 5 ; the place of birth is Parish of .Manchester, Jamaica; the present name is Marsha Simone Lilley. FI #594 5/1 n NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT; NASSAU COUNTY M&T MORTGAGE CORPORATION. PLAINTIFF VS CHARITY TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, INC., ETAL DEFENDANTS ATTORNEY(S) FOR PLAINTIFF: ROSICKI, ROSICKI & ASSOCIATES, P.C.. ONE OLD COUNTRY ROAD. SUITE 495. CARLE PLACE. NEW YORK 1 1514 (516)741-2585

Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale filed on February 20, 2001. I will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at the North front Steps of the Nassau County Court House, 262 Old Courttry Road, Mineola, New York On Wednesday, the 13th day of June, 2001, at 9:00 a.m. Premises in Roosevelt. New York and described as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the westerly side of Park Place, distant 135.40 feet southerly from the corner formed by the

intersection of the westerly side of Park Place • with the side of Whifehouse Avenue; RUNNING THENCE South 03 degrees 18 minutes 30 seconds east, along the westerly side of Park Place, 60 feet; THENCE South 86 degrees 41 minutes 30 seconds West. 124.18 feet; THENGE North 04 degrees 29 minutes West. 60.01 feet; THENCE North 86 degrees 41 minutes 30 seconds East, 125.41 feet to-the westerly side of Park Place, the point or place of BEGINNING. Premises known as 21 Park Place, Roosevelt, New York. Sold subject to all terms and conditions contained in said judgment and terms of sale. Approximate amount of judgment $150,461.41 plus interest ana costs. INDEX NO. 5236/2000 Courtney C. Voses, Esq.. REFEREE FL #595 4X5/10, 17. 24. 31 NOTICE IO BIDDERS ONE (1) NEW 2001 CHEVROLET TAHOE FOR THE FREEPORT FIRE DEPARTMENT THE INC. VILLAGE OF FREEPORT NASSAU COUNTY. NY

Sealed bids subject to all instructions, terms and conditions hereon and pursuant to the specifications will be received by the Purchasing Agent until 11:00 A.M. on Friday. May 18, 2001, when they will be opened publicly and read aloud after 11:00 A.M., prevailing time, in the Main Conference Room of the Village Hall on_ the said date for the vehicle as specified and the contract awarded as soon thereafter as practical for: ONE (1) NEW 2001 CHEVROLET TAHOE

Fire Department Specifications, and proposed contracts may be obtained at the Office of the Purchasing Agent, Incorporated Village of Freeport, 46 North Ocean Avenue,. Freeport. NY 11520 from 9:00 AM Friday. May 11, 2001 until 4:00 P.M. Thursday, May-17, 2001. The Board reserves the right to reject any or all bid proposals received and subject to these reservations, shall award the contract to the lowest, qualified dnd responsible bidder. Bids, which, in the opinion of the Board, are unbalanced.'shall be rejected. In submitting a bid, bidders agree not to withdraw their bid within forty-five (45) days after the date for the opening thereof. Teresa Baldinucci Purchasing Agent Village of Freeport FL596 IT 5/10




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accomplishing goal-oriented tasks. Education and experience: •B.A., Perm State University • M a s t e r ' s degree i n C l i n i c a l Social Work, New York University -Ph. D. in Clinical Social, Work,

Dr. Joseph A. Cattano Answer: Clearly, it is crucial that we are able to form a working consensus amongst the many factions that are part of our educational system in order to establish reasonable and effective goals for our students and the educative process. At present, this process is e n c u m b e r e d by a h i s t o r y of chronic dissension manifesting in c o n f l i c t i n g factions, each w i t h t h e i r r e s p e c t i v e agendas a n d needs. 1 would consider immediately convening a meeting of the respective leaders in our educational community for the specific goals both of conflict resolution and the establishment of a functional and d y n a m i c process for

Dr. Joseph A Cattano

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Michael J. Raab Answer: I w i l l lead by example. The Board's conduct and judgement has been atrocious. The morale of our students has disintegrated, and test scores reflect this. Students don't feel safe. They need leadership, guidance, and support at school, home, and in the community. We must rebuild a team.


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lege t e a c h i n g M a n a g e m e n t o" and Technology course. Spon-, sor/coordinator of a n n u a l Freepo'rt ( d i s t r i c t - w i d e ) Essay Contest (5 years). Magnet School tu Advisory Committee (2 years). Q Member (and sometimes critic) < ffl on the Freeport Schools Budget Advisory Committee (2 years). W Host of Freeport L i v e R a d i o Show on WGBB (5 years). Vice Chairperson of Freeport Traffic Safety Commission. As an active member of Freeport Rotary Club, coordinated pond cleanup w i t h FHS Renaissance Club. Chairper L son of annual Freeport Carnival. Strong supporter of the Arts and sports programs. Freeport business owner (12 years). Member of Freeport H i s t o r i c a l Society, Freeport Chamber of Commerce, Dodd PTA, and FHS PTA. Was a Firefighter/Emergency Medical T e c h n i c i a n ( W o o d m e r e FD). Fighting for efficiency in government, keeping taxes low, combating over-occupancy, and the success of our children. r-i

Albert Renken Ed.D Answer: School board members neither teach nor evaluate student efforts. That is the responsibility of the p r o f e s s i o n a l staff. Parents are required to nurture, motivate and monitor their children's progress on a daily basis. The. Board of E d u c a t i o n is required through the administrative staff to provide policy direction and the resources to make education a meaningful opportu-

dollars of training. There has been a marked positive result in our Regents Graduation Diploma results. We have moved d r a m a t i c a l l y from 35% ( 1 1 8 Regents Diplomas) in 1996 to 63% (206 Regents Diplomas) in 2000. Additionally, our graduates are being placed and provided scholarship money to the most prestigious schools in the country. The Freeport school community, has proven it has both the capacity and a b i l i t y to achieve excellence despite its financial limitations. Our diversification has made t h i s d i s t r i c t stronger and required expanded efforts on the part of our staff to a t t a i n these results. Education: Cornell/Hofstra, Professional Diploma; New York U n i v e r s i t y , Ed.D in Education A d m i n i s t r a tion; Hofstra University, M.S. in Education Administration; SUNY, Cortland, B.S.Ed (Engl i s h , Math C e r t i f i e d ) ; Freeport High School, Regents Diploma. Experience: Presently: Educational Consultant for Uniondale Public Schools; Freeport Public Schools, 1 997-present, V i c e - P r e s i d e n t , School Board; 1 9 9 5 - p r e s e n t , School Board Trustee; 1995-97, Freeport Public Schools, Board President. St. John's University and Nassau Community, Adjunct Professor; W. Tresper Clarke, Freeport High School, Principal and Assistant Principal; Freeport Jr. and Sr. High Math and English teacher; Columbus Avenue School, teacher in Grades 5 and 6. Related community activities: P r e s i d e n t , Freeport K i w a n i s Club; President, FTA; President, Freeport Administrators' Association; President, East Meadow Supervisors' Association; Nassau Music Education Association Administrator of the Year; Special Olympics - Man of the Year; V i c e - P r e s i d e n t , C o u n c i l of Administration - Nassau/Suffolk, St. J o h n s U n i v e r s i t y , P h i l . D.; New York University Counselor Education Workshop; East Meadow PTA Council Award.

Carmen Pineyro and Eloy Yndigoyen Albert Renken Ed.D

nity for every facet of'the. school community. Over the past six years y o u r Board of Education has expanded school facilities by sixteen classrooms, reduced class size, and passed a bond proposal to expand c l a s s size r e d u c t i o n i n t o t h e future. A d d i t i o n a l l y , better t h a n four m i l l i o n dollars of technological equipment has been added to our program. This has been complimented with the addition of five m i l l i o n dollars of p r o f e s s i o n a l , staff and six h u n d r e d t h o u s a n d

Answer: The role of a school board member is to f a c i l i t a t e the process of l e a r n i n g by passing resolutions that w i l l benefit the students and the c o m m u n i t y . In t h i s endeavor, the needs of our children should always come first and the student learning must dictate any action taken by the Board of E d u c a t i o n . If we are elected, we will fight to: Make every a d u l t accountable for their performance; recruit and retain good teachers, administrators and school personnel; create meaningful mentoring programs for students, teachers and par-

ents; provide services to reduce the gap between students who are s u c c e e d i n g and those who are f a i l i n g ; and ensure the efficient allocation of funds for the benefit of our students.

Carmen Pineyro Biography: Freeport High School A l u m n i . Bachelor of Political Science and Spanish, Loyola College, Maryland. Post graduate Certificate in Paralegal Studies, Hofstra U n i versity. Who's Who among students in American U n i v e r s i t i e s and Colleges - 1998. Member Sigma Delta Pi (National Honor Society). Member - Green and

.ing, Hofstra University. New York State Permanent Certificat i o n - School C o u n s e l o r ami School D i s t r i c t A d m i n i s t r a t o r . Guidance Counselor - Hempstead School District 1983 to. pres e n t . G u i d a n c e C o u n s e I o r .Hempstead Adult Education 1992 to 1997. S u p e r v i s o r Hempstead High School Summer School - I99"4. C o o r d i n a t o r Psychological Services, Hofstra University. Consultant - Board of Cooperative.Educational Services (BOCES). Former Vice President - Hofstra U n i v e r s i t y Counselor Education A l u m n i . Former Chairman - Freeport Youth Outreach. M e m b e r - "Freeport H i s p a n i c C i v i c Association, Sigma Delia Pi, Slate Association of B i l i n g u a l E d u c a t i o n , Freeport N e i g h b o r hood A s s o c i a t i o n . S e l e c t e d "Young Man of America" - 1988, Selected - "Who's Who in America" - 1999. .


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uA < . -' â&#x20AC;˘ Grey S o c i e t y V i c e - P r e s i d e n t . C o r r e s p o n d i n g Secretary Freeport Neighborhood Associat i o n . M e m b e r - U n i t e d State Women's Lacrosse Association. Volunteer Coach - PAL lacrosse. Coach, Freeport J u n i o r Varsity Lacrosse. Member - United Hispanic Action Committee of Long Island. Member - Hispanic Civic Association. Adult.Youth Group, C o o r d i n a t o r and Lector - Our Holy Reedeemer Church. Volunteer - adult tutor.

Candidates were asked to list their educational background and school-related a n d c o m m u n i t y activities. They were also asked to respond to the following ques-^ tion: It i s g e n e r a l l y b e l i e v e d t h a t educational achievement results when students, parents, and teachers work together. What rble do you t h i n k a m e m b e r of the Board of Education plays in that process and specifically, what do you want to do to improve student achievement in the Baldwin School District?

Mary Clark Educational Background R.N. from St. Clare's Hospital in M a n h a t t a n ; Atlended Mercy College iii Dobbs Ferry.

Eloy Yndigoyen Biography: B.A. Bachelor of Spanish Language and L i t e r a t u r e , H o f s t r a . M.S. in Guidance and Counsel-

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Eloy Yndigoyen

School Related and Community Activities PTA treasurer for Plaza School for two years, Plaza PTA President for two years, H e a l t h and Safety Vice President for Baldwin C o u n c i l of PTAs for one year; BSHS-PTSA treasurer for two years; School District committee member of the following committees: Health and Safety (continued on next page)

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C o m m i t t e e , Shared D e c i s i o n M a k i n g Committee, Indoor Air Q u a l i t y Committee, Reduced Class Size C o m m i t t e e , A I D S Advisory Council, Professional Development Committee, Parent Member of Committee on Special Education. Teacher of CCD at St. Christopher's for the past eight years; Den Leader for five years for Pack 213; Current President of the Baldwin Council of PTAs (two year term). Answer S t u d i e s h a v e s h o w n t h e r e is greater s t u d e n t a c h i e v e m e n t when parents become involved in their child's education. This is the number one reason why 1 became involved in the first place. Since becoming involved, I've learned a tremendous amount about a variety of issues, the most important being the new New York State standards and assessments. I've attended many workshops where o t h e r d i s t r i c t s presented t h e i r plans to get their students to meet the standards. There were some things I think we could apply in our district. The middle school scores are in definite need of improvement. I t h i n k I can offer a parent's perspective on how to help students and families achieve higher standards. I'd like to see at least two parent/teacher conferences at all levels. I'd like to see improved communications between the school and home at the m i d d l e school level. This is one way to get more parents involved. Being a member of the Committee on Special Education and having two learning disabled children of my own offers me a u n i q u e p e r s p e c t i v e t h a t I can bring to the board. I can explain to them what these parents and c h i l d r e n go through and a d v i s e , them on what the district can do to help them. I am also a registered n u r s e w o r k i n g at Mercy Hospital. I am very interested in health issues in our schools. That is why I became a member of the Health and Safety Committee and the Indoor Air Quality Committee. I t h i n k I could offer useful advice on any health and safety issue that arises. I t h i n k we have an e x c e l l e n t high school and our district does an excellent job getting our students ready for college, the military or the work force. But there is always room for improvement and I'd like to be a part of that process.

ber; Baldwin Chamber of Commerce residential member; CoChairperson Sanitary District Number Two/BCA "Keep America B e a u t i f u l " A n t i - L i t t e r Program; Co-Chairperson 1999 Holi-

Robert Paskoff Educational Background B.S. Physical Therapy, Ithaca College, 1980; M.A. Motor L e a r n i n g , Teachers C o l l e g e , C o l u m b i a U n i v e r s i t y , 1986; Board Certification in Pediatric Physical Therapy, 1994. School Related/Community Activities Lenox PTA rep to the Board of Education, 1999-present; Lenox PTA tee shirt committee, 2000; •Lenox site-based commit-

the idea and pick somebody from •$ the c o m m u n i t y to organize it. _ The committee that is formed P serves the board, the PTAs and o the c o m m u n i t y by e f f e c t i v e l y 2 l o b b y i n g for the needs of the ^ school and community. With con- K cerns about new Regents diploma ^ requirements and concerns th- tn Baldwin is getting an unfair sha ^ of state m o n e y for e d u c a t i o n , § what better way to get the com- ^ munity involved than lobbying? I also recommend a community service project for the students of the high school. This could be a small assignment of fifty hours over the four years. The students would have a new world opened to them. It would provide valu- . able services for the community, and it w o u l d help promote the students in a good light. In summary, the board needs to be "ideas people," good listeners, organizers, and cheerleaders. I feel I would make a good board member.

Linda Degen

James T. Scannell

day Celebration; Co-Chairperson "Welcome to B a l d w i n " Banner Committee; Co-Chairperson 2001 Sanitary District Number Two/BCA "Big Sweep." Partici-' pant Salvation Army Holiday Kettle Drive.

Incumbent candidate - Baldwin Board of Education.

Answer: The key to any type of educat i o n a l a c h i e v e m e n t is TEAMW O R K , and I b e l i e v e t h a t a Board of E d u c a t i o n m e m b e r should e x e m p l i f y that philosophy. A successful school district should model the body of government t h a t leads t h e m , and a Board m e m b e r is part of that leadership. Therefore, they play a major role in achieving academic success by m a k i n g i n f o r m e d decisions about many different issues, including curriculum. I believe one way to improve s t u d e n t a c h i e v e m e n t is by becoming a leader in the "Character E d u c a t i o n P a r t n e r s h i p " (CEP). The purpose of the CEP is to "foster the teaching and modeling of positive character traits within our nation's schools." No matter how much the world has changed, if a child is shown consistency, if tfoey feel secure in t h e i r e n v i r o n m e n t , if they are encouraged by their teachers and peers and are respected for who they are, the natural occurrence w i l l b e i m p r o v e d academic achievement. I believe the CEP w i l l provide all of these things and much, much more. Another way to achieve this is to enforce a STRICT dress code. S t a t i s t i c s prove t h a t w h e r e Educational Background "school u n i f o r m s " were impleGraduate of Plaza School, the mented the s t u d e n t s began to "old" B a l d w i n J u n i o r H i g h focus on academics rather than School, B a l d w i n High School, on what others were wearing and Class of 1978 and Berkeley Sechow much it cost. This decreased retarial School, Class of 1979. peer pressure and competitiveness, decreased overall school School, Related/Community crime, decreased sex offenses, Activities i m p r o v e d b e h a v i o r , increased I am a B a l d w i n C o m m u n i t y attendance rates and improved Association (BCA) Boafci Mem-

Linda Degen

school demeanor and morale. The result - improved student achievement.

Education: Brooklyn College, Advanced

Robert Paskoff

tee,2000-200l school year; Little League coach, 1999-present; Baldwin Eagles soccer coach, 3rd,4th, and 5th grade boys; PAL basketball coach, 3rd and 4th grade boys; P u b l i c R e l a t i o n s Chair, L.I. District of the N.Y. Physical Therapy Association; New York P h y s i c a l T h e r a p y Association Annual Conference Committee member. Also, Past Chairperson of the L.I. District of the New York. Physical Therapy Association; Past Delegate to the New York. P h y s i c a l T h e r a p y Association Delegate Assembly; Past D e p u t y E x a m i n e r , New York. Board for Physical Therapy, State Education Department.

Answer: A m e m b e r of the board has many roles in working with the c o m m u n i t y . Most i m p o r t a n t l y , the board must be open to ideas and input from the c o m m u n i t y . .Once the idea is on the table, the board member p l a y s a role in finding a way to get the idea off the ground in a fiscally responsible fashion. One such way is to use the vast resources the comm u n i t y can provide. This was Demonstrated with the class size reduction and f u l l day kindergarten committees recently u t i lized. The board also must promote ideas of their own, again involving the community. An example would be a political action committee: The board would promote

James T. Scannell

Certificate, School A d m i n i s t r a tion and Supervision. SUNY Stony Brook Master of Arts, Liberal Studies. Long Island University, C.W. Post College, Bachelor of Arts, Earth Science Education. Paul Smith's Campus, Associate in Applied Science, Forestry Community Activities: From 1998, Trustee B a l d w i n Board of Education; From 7/00., Vice-President; 7/98-7/00, Dist r i c t AIDS A d v i s o r y C o u n c i l L i a i s o n ; .7/98-7/00, B a l d w i n Senior High School Student Loan Fund Liaison; 7/00-present, Baldwin Educational Assembly Liaison; 1995-present, Roller Hockey Coach for Baldwin PAL. Related Experience: (continued on next page)

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matics. East Williston Teachers' Center, educational experiences in the local environment. Science Teachers A s s o c i a t i o n of New York A n n u a l Conference. Presented workshop on laboratory program. Committees: East Williston - AIDS Advisory Council, Chairperson. Health Advisory Council, Co-Chairperson. Safe and Drug Free Schools â&#x20AC;˘ S t e e r i n g C o m m i t t e e . NYSPHSAA Section Eight Committee, Softball.

Related experience Instructor, Institute for Creative Problem Solving, SUNY Old Westbury, program for gifted h i g h school s t u d e n t s in mathe-

Answer: I agree that achievenient results when a community works together. The board m u s t foster t h i s relationship and help provide


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tools and o p p o r t u n i t i e s for t h e community to work together. The Board m u s t set a tone w h e r e a c h i e v e m e n t is expected and respected. They must also make parents feel welcome and help them understand the importance of their role in the education of their children. The Board s h o u l d p r o v i d e resources for parents to help their c h i l d r e n . P a r t i c i p a t i n g in outreach d i r e c t l y to parents, outreach to the PTA, and opportunities through the Parenting Center., Parents must support the efforts of the D i s t r i c t by h e l p i n g to ensure that their children participate in programs designed to offer the support they need. Student achievement must con-

tinue to be addressed through a comprehensive program of curriculum review, best educational practices, intervention, selected special programs, parent participation, and budgetary support. We must be patient with the programs in place and give them time to produce desired results. At the same time, we must carefully monitor our progress and remain ready to make necessary modifications. Finally, we must continue to help the community understand our achievement results and encourage them to recognize the many s i g n i f i c a n t areas where our achievement is extraordinary.

A closer look at Freeport, Baldwin budgets by Carl Gordon Residents will be voting on both the school and l i b r a r y budgets. Local school d i s t r i c t s have announced their proposed budgets and estimated tax rates for 20012002 in preparation for the May 15 public vote. Tax rates cited at this juncture are "average""or "blended" tax rates, among the four classes of property unique to Nassau County and New York City. Equalization rates among the classes, residential homes, coops and condominiums, utilities and

commercial, will not be available until later this year. Freeport The proposed budget for 20012002 is $91,764,288, an increase of $6,575,497, or 7.72 percent. The tax rate would rise to $60.47 per $100 of assessed valuation, an increase of $5.62, or 10.25 percent. For an average house assessed at $7,000 the added cost would be $393. The proposed Freeport Library budget is $3,869,802, an increase of

$237,096, or 6.52 percent. The proposed tax rate would be $4.46 per $100 of assessed v a l u a t i o n , an increase of 23 cents, or .544 percent Baldwin The proposed budget for 20012002 is $71,499,550, an increase of $5,755,125, or 8.75 percent. The tax rate would rise to $71.58 per $100 of assessed valuation, an increase of $5.72, or 8.67 percent. For an average house assessed at $7,000 the added cost would be $400.

Much of the increase is attributed to increased staff to implement the ' district's new policies to begin fullday kindergarten and to reduce class size. There is also increased staff projected for the secondary level and rising costs for BOCES services and health insurance. The proposed budget for the Baldwin Library is $2,388,250, or 6.17 percent. The tax rate would be $3.012 per $100 of assessed valuation.The increased costs are attributed to rising costs for books and health insurance.


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