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ON HAND for the solemn dedication and planting: of a flowering magnolia tree at Freeport High School in memory of the victims of September 11, 2001,were, from left, Master Sergeant Jose Colon; Cadets Danielle Gordon, Spencer Rohde, David Carter and Marvin Dee Mathelier; Staff Sergeant Nancy Hess; Sergeant Harry Heal and Officer John Wensley of the Freeport Police Department; Firefighter Rafael Cintron of the New York City Fire Department; and Major Donald Moore, who heads the NJROTC Program at Freeport High School.

On September 11, two years after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Freeport High School remembered the victims and heroes at an 8:10 a.m.'ceremony led by the school's Naval Junior Reserve Officer Traning Corps (NJROTC) cadets in military dress. Following a colors ceremony at the FHS flagpole, cadets moved to the north end of the school at the front entrance to the new wing for readings and the ceremonial plant-x ing of a magnolia tree from Atlap Nursery that is easily visible/rrom Brookside Avenue. Among the'/nessages spoken by the cadets: "Let us not forget pedpfeNvho are grieving - keep them in your prayers." "As we cried tears of grief and loss, we became one soul. Then, beginning with Superintendent of Schools_JJf. Eric L. Eversley and FHS Principal .Dr. Michael Courtney, onlookers, cadets and guests from the Freeport Police Department and New York City Fire Department took turns shoveling soil around the memorial tree.

.FREEPORT SUPERINTENDENT of Schools Dr. Eric L. Eversley places soil around the tree planted in remembrance of the victims and heroes of September 11, 2001.

; THE SEPTEMBER n, 2001 MEMORIAL ;'iih;Balidwi'n!cfrhs. i$t$';bf'<&','>bronze plaque '' embeded'in' a'targe jigged, rock on which ;. js; listed thena'niesiofthe; 10 Baldwin men â&#x20AC;˘ 'Wh;6;were.victims; !tha't''dayV See page 14 for more on the. memorial dedication.

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STUDENT CADETS at Freeport High School begin raising the flag, which was then lowered to half-staff, at the beginning of ceremonies in reme.mbrance of September 11, 2001.

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Work is underway removing the PCBcontaminated -soils from the Power Plant 2 site, according-tb information released by the village last week. (N Based on more than 500 soil samples, OO the remediation plan was Finalized in continuing consultation between the village Electric Department, state Department of . Environmental I Conservation (NYSDEC) and U.S. 4> 00 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region II officials. The soil management plan requires' spil''t6' be removed, temporarily stockpiled;"1 and •tested before it 'can be transported from the site for disposal. ' ' • ' •" UJ In tKe last week, a concrete containQ ment structure was installed as part of < tu the remediation project. Typical reme'projects use a plastic liner to w diatio'n temporarily contain stockpiled soils. a H However, the village elected to utilize a concrete containment comprising concrete foundation and sidewalls. The concrete system is more durable, will withstand heavy equipment used to move soils on and off. the containment , .system, and will better retain the soils ; S j n plac4 : :Jwhil^ijtlley^are itemporarily .'^-i—iiA^ri..'.^^..* .-$._•:_*_ !*... ~«- •_•:•.<„. --

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are'being used to ensure e"xpediteil service. - After "IhV laboratory" results are received,1 "'the' soil's 'are '-transported by DEC-authorized transporters for disposal at DEC-authorized facilities. All soil shipments are documented, identifying the load, laboratory results, transporter and destination facility. Soils meeting state and. federal "hazardous" criteria are shipped with tracking manifests,' subject to'State and'federal hazardous waste regulations. • • • Sighi'ficant' 'ihea'sures' • have 'been •implemented to protect1 public*'and 'worker safety and'thC'local environment the-village reported. All work is* Under ' continuous !6n-site 'supervision of P.W. Grosser personnel. In addition,- P.W. Grosser has retained a Certified Industrial Hygienist to Implement a plan to ensure the health and safety of site workers as well as the community. The air quality and fugitive dust conditions are continuously monitored upwind, _ downwind and around the soil movement activity. As directed by the Industrial Hygienist, soil excavation and loading activities are routinely sprayed arid roads are periodically sprayed !to conlro| (j us t jn addition lo controlling fugitive airborne dust, sile storm drains . . Soils are -first tested' iising an in-J have been closed off to prevent runoff or screening instrument as they are-* spills, and hay^ales further ensure thai removed. This in-field screening is confugitive dusl is Irapped.'' • < • ducted by Freeport Electric's independAll workers involved in soil moveent consultant, P.W. Grosser Consulting ment have received Occupational Safety Engineers and Hydrogeologists, PC. and Health Administration (OSHA) "40 Based on that preliminary -screening, hour" safety training. All remediation soils may be segregated as they are workers on site conform to Ihe project's stockpiled in the concrete containment Personal Protective Equipment plan, structure. and atlend daily coordination meetings From the containment area, soil samrun by P. W. Grosser Jo review and coorples are taken and .directed, lo^ stale dinate daily site activities. Department of Health' (bOH)-certiYied1 ' Siibjecl'. id weather conditions, ilie laboratories- for- expedited analysis.. Up _ remediation project, is expected to conto three NYSDOH-Pertified laboratories,. tinue-for six weeks. .. , '""'.'

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Freeport'Association of Girl Scouts invites you to become a member..of, the •world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls and young women ages 5 to 17. where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. They will develop qualities that will serve them'all their lives - like strong values, social conscience and conviction •about'their own potential and self worth. Did you know ... '- 8% of all Girl, Scouts w.tll enlcr<a voca-. •lion, learned through a badge or.patch

program; ' * • • • > - 32ty moay.Girl -Scorns Jluin non-Girl Scouts will refuse alcohol al a parly. ., - 40% more Girl Scouts llian non-Girl Scouts won't cheat on a icsl. - 72 7<- more Girl Scouts llian non-Girl Scouts choose truth over peer pressure. - 72% of Girl Scouts say .that the Girl Scout Promise and Law helped them make good moral decisions; For more information about registering your daughter in Girl Scouts, or becoming an adult volunteer, eall Alison Gilbert at 536-3794.

Parish Mission at OHR .Qur Holy Redeemer will be having a Parish Mission in honor of the first 100 years of Our Holy Redeemer Church from September 22-26. The missionary will be Father Pablo Slraub, C.SS.R, who has evangelized throughout North America, the Caribbean, the Philippines, Peru and

Colombia, and spoken extensively on Mother Angelica's' EWTN. Father Straub Will preach al all masses on Sunday; September 2 1 , and there will be daily Mass and Mission sermon Monday through Friday at 12:10 p.ni. All are i n v i t e d , whether catholic or not.

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Friday, September 19 • Kid.'s Cafe, Friday evening supper for local families in need, 5:15 p.m., ETS Youth Division, _87,Piin,e.Street; , . , , ' • Lunch & Travel, 12 p.m.. AA, 3:30 p.m., Brownies, 6:30 p.m., American Legion', 7-j>.m','at tfie Free'port-Memorial Library. ' , ' ' ' . Saturday, September 20 • Children's Literacy Program, 10 a.m., ETS Youth Division, 87 Pine Street. • CR: Buckle Up!, 9:30 a.m., Recovery, 1:30 p.m., NEFCA, 3 p.m.. al the Freeporl Memorial Library. Sunday, September 21 • • Freeport Historical Museum, South Main Street, open 2-5 p.m. • Dowsers, 1 p.m., Latin Big Band, 2:30 p.m., at the Freeporl Memorial Library. Monday, September 22 • Retirejl'Teach'ers,! lt):30 a'.rn;,' AA, 3;30 p.m., Girl Scouts, 4 p.m. LI Air. Violei Soc.. 7 p.m., Tbaslmaslers, 7 p.m., al Ihe Freeporl Memorial Libraiy. • Freeporl Village Courl in session, Judge Cacciatore presiding, 7 p.m., 40 Norlh Ocean Avenue. Courl walchers are welcome. • Bingo al Congregation Bnai Israel, 7:45 p.m., 91 North Bay view Avenue.

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llV I .fllim £f*ttflf**l* by Laura Schofer Part II Work began on September 9 to remove the PCB-coiilaminaled soils at Power Plant 2. On September 3 a legislative hearing was held before slate's Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Administrative Law Judge Molly McBride. The hearing, requested by the Village of Freeport concerns the DEC's intention to modify the Title V Air Permit of the Village of Freeporl Power Plant 2. Mr. Hubert Bianco, Superintendent 'of Freeport Electric, in his pre-llled direct testimony, slated that he was aware (if PCB contamination at Power Plant 2 as far back as in 1992-1993. Power Plant 2 is constructed on the site of an old municipal landfill closed in the 1950s. Polychlorinaled byphenyls (PCBs) are a mixture of individual chemicals which are no longer produced in the United Stales but are still found in the environment. According to a report issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, "Health effects that have been associated with exposure lo PCBs include acne-like skin condition in adults and neiirobehavioral and immunolqgical changes in children. PCBs are known to cause can-

cer in animals." 'The report also stales lhal-'.'PCBs do nol readily break down in (he environment and thus may remain there for very long periods of lime. PCBs can travel long distances in the air and be deposited in areas far away from where Ihey were released. In water, a small amount of PCBs may remain dissolved but most stick lo organic particles and boltom sedimenls. PCBs also bind strongly to soil." • . "That | initial 1 investigation revealed relatively low levels of PCB,"' said' Mr. Bianco in his pre-trial testimony. "Basically.'lhe approved remediation provided was lor placing two feel of clean 111! at the site. The DEC also required ihe submission of a soil management plan if future construction aclivilies were undertaken at the site that would disturb subsurface soils," said Mr. Bianco in his testimonyIn a March 14, 1994, letter. Alex Moskie, a Sanitation Engineer for the DEC, wrote a letter lo Jeffrey C. Gen/er and Tanj M. Shinkwiler of Duncan,* Weinberg, Miller & Pembroke, attorneys representing Freeporl Electric, saying their present work-plan was approved'. -The 'letter goes on lo say thai "Any wasle beneath the existing cover, that after excavation , will be disposed of within the same laivl<-*<»r in 'in!ivi«itc* "

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•below the surface from one boring report.ed a concentration of I ;8.parts per million ("ppm") of PCBs in soil above the then applicable DEC guidance value for PCBs of l.O ppm in surface soils." He,added in his testimony that "The highest value taken at the site was 6.4 ppm, taken from a sample located on the other side of the existing facility." Then in 2001 the firm TRC was hired for .a Phase 2 Environmental Assessment. According to Mr. Grosser's testimony, TRC evaluated the reports of 1992 and 1993 bul did not lake additional soil sampling. GFS, the contractor which has been hired to build the power plant, put together a soil management plan that they sent the DEC. In July of 2(X)3 Anthony Cava of the . DEC sent a letler to the Village of, (continued on cage 8)

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GRILLIN' AND CHILLIN': Mary Bediako (Assistant Superintendent for Personnel, in the red shirt) joined Freeport's master grillers, above, and other celebrants of the return of school at the September^ barbecue at Freeport High School. Three of those cooks, below, are, from left, Assistant Superintendent for Business Kishore Kuncham, Superintendent Eric L. Eversley and Board of Education President Dr. Joseph A. Cattano.

Guest Editorial Freeport Electric prepares for *. Hurricane Isabel From Freeport Electric

With Blackout 2003 just behind the Village, the Electric Department has been in a heightened state of preparations for Hurricane Isabel. In addition- to-routine annual training and contingency plans, the utility has been organizing significant supplemental emergency measures. • - • ' • ' Each year in anticipation of the fall hurricane season; the Freeporl Electric Department conducts training for survey teams. This annual training was completed in August to (re)train department staff for survey and inspection of the distribution lines to' identify problem areas during storms. In addition, the Electric Department leased.additional equipment that might be necessary to repair or replace damaged utility poles. The Department arranges this annual rental, as the phone company, which routinely provides labor and equipment support pole replacements, may have difficulty providing that support in a severe storm. With news of Isabel's path and Strength, Freeport Electric has implemented specific preparations, and established specific contingency plans for staff and materials. The Electric Department staff has completed a survey of all utility facilities, located and removed or anchored loose equipment. All generating equipment has been inspected for readiness. The utility has brought in extra materials, distribution wire, and diesel fuel to support immediate operations and repairs. . Additional Village Electric Department personnel have been scheduled to maintain the Village diesel units, and to perform electric and mechanical work, as well as survey of the distribution system. Emergency food and supplies are being stockpiled to support the utility workers working through or following the storm event. Extra toolboxes have been set up for repair teams. Freeport Electric has contacted other municipal utilities in the state and region to arrange for extra manpower from outside the storm-affected region. Arrangements are being made with local hotels for Housing those outside support personnel. •• As the Village experienced in the August blackout, it may be necessary to operate the Power Plant 2 diesel units if dispatched by LIPA, or in the event that LIRA service to the Village is lost. LIPA has projected that service restoration following a hurricane may take an extended number of days. During the August 2003 blackout, LIPA service was restored to Freeport after 30 hours, during which time the Village relied on electricity - only its own generating units at Power Plants I and 2.

Red Cross hurricane safety tips With the potential threat Hurricane Isabel poses to Long Island, the American Red Cross in Nassau County (ARC/Nassau) offers the following safety information to help keep families * safe: ..

Red Cross Hurricane WATCH Tips • Listen to a battery-operated radio of television for hurricane progress reports. • Check emergency supplies. • Fuel car. • Bring in outdoor objects sucli as lawn furniture, toys and garden tools, anchor objects that cannot be brought inside. • Secure building by closing and boarding up windows. • Remove outside antennas. • Turn refrigerator and freezer to coldest setting. Open only when absolutely necessary and close quickly.

Red Cross Hurricane WARNING Tips • Listen constantly to a battery-operated radio or television for official instructions. • If in a mobile home, check tiedowns and evacuate immediately. • Store valuables and personal papers in a waterproof container on the highest level of your home. • Avoid elevators. If at home: • Stay inside, away from windows, skylights and glass doors. • Keep a supply of flashlights and extra batteries handy.

• Avoid using open flames, such as candles and kerosene lamps, as a source of light. • If power is lost, turn off appliances to reduce power surge when electricity is restored. If officials indicate evacuation is necessary: • If time permits, and you live in an identified surge /.one. elevate furniture or move it to a higher floor lo protect it from Hooding. • Secure your home by unplugging appliances and turning off electricity and the main water valve. . ' . • Bring pre-assembled emergency supplies and warm protective clothing. Take blankets, sleeping bags and prescription medicines to shelter. • Tell someone outside of your storm area where you are going. • Lock your home and leave immediately. • Avoid Hooded roads and watch for washed-out bridges.

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jUSt V\/rit@ b>y joon dolaney TRUE. THEN AND NOW I happened to he looking over a copy of The Leader from January. 1987, jusl before that year's village elections. In the "Round-About with Rhoda" column which was written every week by managing editor and co-owner Rhoda Keller, there was a comment regarding the responsibilities of reporting during volatile political limes. She described the periods that are hectic for certain businesses - between Thanksgiving and Christmas for retail businesses and summertime for hotels and resorts. She then added: "...but for me, 1 lose my most sleep the two months before a village election. Not thai I don't enjoy it...I do, even my own complaining. There are benefits and there are, on the other hand, disadvantages. It's nice to know people are hanging on my every word; but it's difficult to work or to write when you have to worry that a misplaced comma does not just made an awkward sentence, hul changes the meaning of a candidate's whole platform: So bear with us anil remember thai everyone at The Leader is trying his and her best to bring you full pre-election coverage." Those of us who worked with Rhcxla know well her intense interest and delight in things political. Those of us still writing also know that if Rhoda's words were Irue

then, they are even truer now. Although we are not approaching village elections, we are now beginning the coverage for regular November elections, a time of headaches not only for the politicians but for those of us who cover them and the issues. In some ways, community papers have an even greater burden than do the large daily papers, which have seemingly unlimited resources and tremendous access lo" candidates. Local papers musl sland in line as we iry lo galher the kind of information lhal our readers need to make informed decisions. Il is not necessary for us to replicate the general information or the "spin" lhal fills daily papers and broadcasls. For us, the issues are more specific, and residents of our communities want lo know how an clecled official, particularly al the town or county level (and in March at the village level), will deal wilh those local problems lhal impacl residents most directly. When reporters from The Leader attend local meetings, it is iheir job to accurately report wlial happens. Il is not ethical for them to filler out Ihe disagreements and arguments that might transpire. Having said thai, there is no way we can report each and every comment, question or discussion mat takes place during a meeting lhal can lasl Iwo, Ihree or more hours. Therefore we must edit for length

while still presenting the main facts and lone of the meeting to readers. 1 remember years ago at a Baldwin Board of Education meeting, after hours of intense heated disagreement and after midnight, one board member stormed out of the meeting, slamming the door as he left. This was highly unusual. I reported that he left in anger. At the next meeting, the board member decried .ihe'reporting lhat pielured him as "angry." I later advised Kim privately lhal as an elected public official, he did not have the luxury of behaving as he did publicly withoul being aware lhal his behavior would be described and reported. While it is not easy being a public official, il is also not easy reporting on~public affairs. In interviews with local candidates, 1 have sometimes slopped taking noles to ask if they wanted to reword-their comments - perhaps not the most professional thing to do but something I regard as a kindness for those political amateurs who run for office on the library or school boards and who serve wilhoul pay. Bui when comments are made at public • meetings, particularly by professional elected officials who are paid for Iheir efforts, ihen journalists cannot shirk their responsibilities. A public has the right lo know how elected officials think and behave, what

their priorilies are. to whom they feel allegiance, what their views are on important local issues, what progress is being made in solving problems and how hard they intend lo work. Public officials musl recognize that dealing with the public and ihe press - no matter how annoying it may be - is part of their job and a part that they musl learn how to handle if they are lo be successful. There are all sorts of'lalenls and skills lhal public officials musl possess if ihey are lo do iheir jobs well. The public official who doesn't believe that the abilily lo communicate clearly, honestly and politely is one of those skills is sadly mistaken. Like the Kellers who owned the paper in 1987, we al The Leader today are committed to honest and fair reporting. And like Ihe readers in 1987, today's readers, perhaps more than ever before, have ihe need to be properly informed, in news articles lhal report facls wilhoul journalistic prejudice, without sensationalism and without spin. Public officials musl be forthcoming. Journalists must make every effort to get it right. And voters have an obligation to attend public meetings and to read newspapers so they can get the information they need to lie informed citizens.

Local Realtor Ann Dictor dies by Joan Delaney Longtime Baldwin Realtor, resident and well-known community aclivisl and volunteer Ann Diclor died on September 8. She is survived by her daughter and son-ia-law Lianne and Sal Vines and four grandchildren, Annemarie, Nicholas, Justin and Emma Ann.

According to her daughter, Ms. Diclor was actually trained as a dental hygienisl, but returned to the workforce as a secretary at Kranzler Realty in Baldwin approximately 34 years ago. She then studied for and secured her license as a Realtor and moved lo Lang Really. Shortly thereafter, she became a partner al Lang and wilhin a BALDWIN REALTOR Ann Dictor was ah dynamic presence in the Baldwin community. She is shown (left)-at a recent Baldwin Chamber of Commerce meeting with Nassau County Controller Howard Weitzman and Chamber President Doris Duffy.

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Freeport school trustees spent time discussing the district's Academic Intervention Services (AIS) Plan at their monthly meeting September 10, along with dealing with the issue of two district schools - Dodd Middle School and Freeport High - in heed of improvement or experiencing academic difficulty. • But board members also learned of progress being made at both schools over the past two years. Dodd was on the Federal Title I schools in need of improvement, while FHS was on the state Department of Education's list of schools having academic difficulty in math and English. "It's something we're concerned about," said Superintendent Dr. Eric Eversley. He noted there were "substantial gains last year" at Dodd, with a 73 percent increase at levels 3 and 4 and larger gains in math. He said a school "needs two years of sustained growth" to demonstrate it lias made substantial academic progress and be removed from the list. As did school districts throughout New York, Freeport also had a dismal showing in the recent "Math A" Regents Exam, but the superintendent reported that 108 of the high school students taking the lest, who originally failed, were reevaluated and received passing scores. Trustee Sunday Coward suggested the Regents test scores not be counted as heavily toward a student's passing grade for the year. Dr. Eversley said the district is "trying to determine what other districts' are' doing" in determining how much of a percentage the exam will weigh on a student's grade. The 34-page AIS Plan will receive its second reading at the board's next action meeting. It details the district's program for addressing the academic deficiencies of 1,780 students in English Language Arts at district elementary schools, and 1,996 math students. In a discussion about the plan, Trustee Ron Ellerbe urged that parents be involved in its development and be appointed to the committee for implementing the program. During public comments, audience member Alan Jay noted his agreement with Mr. Ellerbe and also called for "non-parent taxpayers" to have input in the program. "I would like to see taxpayers [who aren't parents] on board. This represents a tremendous investment." He questioned the cost of the program and how many teachers and administrators will be involved, and expressed concern that "it is eating up tax dollars." Mr. Jay also said such programs are "helping to bankrupt stale and federal governments." School officials had no figures on the number of personnel to be used in Ihe program, bul Dr. Eversley explained thai Ihe program involves "intensive work in the classroom to diminish Ihe number of sludenls needing AIS. Our goal is lo conlinue lo slrenglhen Ihe mainstream academic classroom," he said. In other mailers, Ihe superintendent offered a glowing assessment of opening-day activities in the district, calling it "a truly spectacular opening, one of the best I've experienced." He and some trustees also had high praise for the "Welcome Back" activi-

lies, including ihe barbecue that attracted nearly 2,000 parents, teachers and sludents. Dr. Eversley also announced ihe fol-. lowing new administrators in the district who received approval from trustees. • John E O'Mard, the new principal at Dodd Middle School. • Vernex Harding, assistant principal at the Childhood Center at Columbus Avenue .School. • Estelle Weiss, director of adult continuing community education. • Dr. Nicholas Tzimopoulos, district science coordinator. In other board actions, trustees awarded a contract for a heat exchanger for the Atkinson Library and Media Center to the low bidder, Dollar Cooling Corp., for $41,800; and a contract to Domino's Pizza in Freeport for $36,574.20 worth of pizzeria pizza. The board's next action meeting on September 24 is, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Columbus Avenue School.

The next Freeport Democratic Club meeting will take place on Tuesday. September 23 at 7 p.m. at the Freeport Memorial Library. The guest speaker will be Nassau County Executive Thomas R. Suozzi. There will also be an opportunity lo

meet, other Democratic candidates for county office - Nassau County Legislator David Dcnenbcrg. Hempslead Town Councilwomim Dorothy Goosby. and Jeffrey Gold, a candidate for the Hempslcad Town Council.

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Eversley made the following comment concerning the slale results: "The recent appearance of Freeport High School on the New York state lisl of schools requiring academic progress in English Language Arts and mathematics comes as no suiprise to us. We aclively review our performance data on a regular basis and we are certainly aware of how the education department chooses to categori/e schools throughout the stale. We are currently engaged in many efforts throughout the district to analyze our student performance data and make improvements based on the knowledge generated from lhal analysis. For example, all of our schools have School Instructional Improvement Plans thai will be revised ibis year based on the lalesl performance dala. FHS is beginning the rigorous Middle Slates Accredilalion Process that will help Ihe entire FHS community devel. op goals and strategies intended lo ensure that all FHS sludents achieve high academic standards. "Student performance as measured by state tests has been increasing by double digit percentages in our schools. For example, Dodd Middle School saw a 58 percent increase in the number of students meeting state ELA standards. Our four magnet school were all recognized by the stale last year for iheir significant improvement on stale lesls. Dislricl-wide, the number of fourth graders meeling slate ELA standards increased by 72 percent. "I'm extremely proud of our students, families, staff and administrators. Their many successes make me confident that in the very near future, both Dodd and FHS will join the ranks of the most improved."

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The members of Freeport High School Class of 1953 celebrated their Fiftieth Year Reunion with a well planned, event filled weekend, on September 5-7. A hard-working committee of eight, headed by classmate Henry Uman of Larchmont, New York, arranged for a memorable and exciting three days for over 100 classmates and spouses who came from all over the states, including Arizona, beginning with an informal gathering at Otto's Sea Grill Friday evening where I.D. tags were handed out

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is estimated to burn up lo 600 calories. Curves is located at 826 Merrick Road and has plenly oflighled parking behind ihe shop. There is an entrance inlo Ihe parking lot via Foxhurst Road. Those interested in joining may call 623-8395 for an initial appoinlment. Ms. James-Gross - first became involved with Curves through her sister Mary, who owns four franchises. "I have had the franchise for a year," said Ms. James-Gross "and I looked for the. best location." She praised the Freeporl-Baldwin area. "There's everything here - parks, marinas, a great population, great people, and wonderful ladies." With its location at the center of lown. Curves I as Ihe perlccl location

for women lo.convenienlly fit in their 30-minute workouts and then proceed with the many demands of their day. The hours of operation are Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8

a.m. to I p.m. "We're not jusl selling a membership here." said Ms. James-Gross, "We're selling a service. I've been there. I know. Life is about change and Curves is about improving your life."

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Obituaries Denise F. Arcuri Desire F. Arcuri, 92, of Kansas City, Missouri, formerly of Freeport, died Tuesday, September 9, at Oakridge of Plattsburg. Plattsburg, Missouri. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date in Hempstead, Family suggest memorial contributions to North Care Hospice, North Kansas City Hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Thomas S. Arcuri. She is survived by three daughters, Adrienne Renton and husband David, Weatherby Lake, Missouri, Dolores Caimano and husband Sal, Cranston, Rhode Island, and Pamela Amidon and husband Gordon, Ann Arbor, Michigan, nine grandsons, two great-grandsons, and one step-great-granddaughter. Arrangements were made by HixsonKlein Funeral Home, Gower, Missouri. Terrence B. Reilly Terrance Brian Reilly, 60, of Payson, Utah, formerly of Freeport, died Saturday, September 6. He was born November 19, 1942 in Brookly.n, a son of Francis Joseph and Anastasia Cunningham Reilly. He married Eileen Rydberg August 8, 1960 at Freeport. He had 20 years of service with the Freeport Fire Department. He was ExCaptain Hose 5. He was an advisor for Explorer Post 406 of the Freeport Fire Department. He worked for 25 years as a Hall Aide at Freeport High School. He enjoyed fire fighting, auto racing, his grandchildren, reading and doing crossword puzzles. Survivors include his wife, Eileen, Prove; four daughters and three sons, Susan (Chip) Shreswbury, .Midlothian, Virginia; Patricia (Brian) Schulz, Lindon: Joann (Randall) Wuthirch, Chandler, Arizona; Deborah (Bernard) Williams, Apple Valley, California; Terrance Brian Reilly, Jr, Payson; Wayne Michael Reilly and Jason James Reilly, both of Provo: also 16 grandchildren, He was preceded in death by a sister and three brothers, Catherine Rushtpn, Francis Joseph, Jr., Patrick Michael and Cornelius Reilly. Funeral services were on Thursday, September 11, in the Payson Park Ward. Burial was in the Payson City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.walkerfamilymortuaries .com.

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SSPS boating classes The South Shore Power Squadron is offering boating classes in Baldwin and Freeport. All classes are 6 sessions, the seventh class will be the exam. Registration takes place at the first class session. Students with a passing grade are provided with a Certificate thai meets 2004 boating requirements of New York State for Personal (water craft jet skis and wave runners) and may qualify for a discount on your boat insurance. It also qualifies graduates for membership in the United States Power Squadron. There is a nominal charge for textbooks and class materials. Dales are as follows Baldwin High School - Mondays starting September 22, 7p.m.; Freeport High School Tuesdays starling October 14, 7 p.m. For more information call 516-8674153 or HYPERLINK "http://www.southshoreps.org" www.southshoreps.org .

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Hundreds of Baldwiniles brought love and support to the widows and families of those who died on September 11, 2001 at O O dedication ceremonies of the community's permanent memorial. The names of the ten Baldwinites who died that day are now engraved on a bronze marker embedded in a large jagged rock at (he Grand Avenue and Sunrise Highway . o> C/3 intersection, a place that has become Baldwin's emotional center for community ceremonies. A quotation from Helen Keller heads the plaque. "What we have enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that Qi ive love deeply becomes pan of us.'' The UJ Q names of the ten Baldwinites then follow: < Alvin Bergsohn, Richard Bruehert, UJ J James Carson, Joseph J. Coppo, Jr. 6.

Thomas A Hobbs, Terence J. Manning, Brian McAleese, FDNY, Joel Miller, Edward W: Schunk and David Weiss. Below the names is written, "We honor the memory of all who were lost, including those who have been a part of the Baldwin community. September 11, 2001. The ceremony began at dusk under clear, cool skies. Dee Cruz, President of the Baldwin Community Association (BCA) addressed the community. He described all those who died as heroes, "All victims of a war they didn't know they were in." Although this ceremony marks the .final formal ceremony which the BCA and Chamber of Commerce will conduct in honor of those who died on Seplmeber 1 1 , Mr. Cruz suggested that everyone "take a moment each year, say a-prayer, bring a flower here." *

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Margie Miller spoke on behalf of the families. She said their loved ones were "drafted to a war they didn't expect." She described the victims as Baldwinites who had "gone to school here or chosen to raise their families here." She suggested to the audience, "Honor their memories more by living the dream they are not here to live. Teach your children to stand up for America." Firefighter John McAleese, the brother of fireman Brian McAleese, also addressed the crowd, offering particular thanks to the Baldwin Fire Department who were present in large force wearing parade dress. Deborah Maniaci, a board member of both the BCA and Chamber, and the coordinator of the event, noted that she had taken the 9:11 train into the city. "The conductor told us what was happening. We saw the towers fall." She added, "We are all basically the same," noting that "we work, have homes, and dream." She said the memorial was dedicated "to all those

whose lives were cut short.'' Family members embraced each other while members of the community stood somewhat apart in what could only be described as reverent respect. Each family .was given a yellow rose, which was then placed in front of the memorial. At the conclusion of the ceremony, community members placed lighted candles at the site. Members of the Nassau Mid Island Chorus sang a variety of patriotic songs and hymns. Together everyone said the Pledge of Allegiance. The family members, many of whom attended Ground Zero ceremonies, looked exhausted and in some cases still in the shock-of disbelief as prayers and songs activated memories and heartache. At the conclusion of the ceremony, community members greeted each other and chatted. Stories of "where I was." and "how I heard about it" were told from one to another, making the tragic day of two years ago as immediate as if it were yesterday.

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SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Pltf. vs. ANA ORTIZ, et al, Defts. Index #02-011291. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Apr. 17,2003. I will sell at public auction at the Nassau County Courthouse, on the north front steps. 262.Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY on Oct. 16, 2003 at 9:30 a.m., prem k/a 49 Rosedale Ave.. Freeport, NY. ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Village of Freeport, County of Nassau, and State of New York,

known and designated on a certain map entitled, "Map of East Randall Park, comprising 340 lots" owned by Charles A. Sigmund Realty Co., surveyed Feb. 1904 by Alvin C. Smith, Engineer and Surveyor of Freeport, NY and filed in the office of the Clerk of the County of Nassau, Apr, 1904, as and by Lot #229 and 230. Approx. amt. of judgment is $139,162.07 plus costs and interest, sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. EDWARD GALISON, Referee, STIENE & KAVANAGH, P.C., Attys. for Pltf., 222 Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY #55938 FL#104P4t9/18, 25, 10/2,9

PUBLIC NOTICES NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: ENO MANAGEMENT LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 07/28/03. The latest date of dissolution is 12/31/2053. 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, 269 New York Avenue, Long Beach, New York 11561. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #9426x8/14. 21.28.9/4. 11. 18 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY..NAME: 1341-51 FLATBUSH AVE. LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 05/19/00. 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 Smith & Shaprio, 440 Park Avenue South, New York, New York 11554. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. Fl #943 Ax fi/14 ?1 9S 9/4 11 1ft

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: BCB ENTERPRISES, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 07/07/03. The latest date of dissolution is 12/31/2103. Office location: Nassau County. Brian Booker has been designated as agent ot the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. -Brian Booker shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 194 Smith St. #2H, Freeport, New York 11520.' Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #9476x8/14, 21,28, 9/4, 11, 18 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: FIELDSTONE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 08/04/03. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall'maH a copy of process to the LLC, c/o Gerald Rafferty, 31 Devon Road, Rockville Centre. New York 11570. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #951 6x8/14,21.28,9/4. 11, 18 __ NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU MIDFIRST BANK, Plaintiff,' Against ARTURO RODRIGUEZ: et al. ' Defendant(s) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly entered 7/30/2003 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 9/29/2003 at 10:00 AM premises known as 35 Bedell St., Freeport, NY 11520. ALL that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York Section 62 Block 46 Lot 8 Approximate amount of lien $209,935.52 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment. lndex# 02/016622 LISA SIANO, Esq., Referee. Shapiro and DiCaro 250 Mile Crossing Blvd., Suite One, Rochester, NY 14624 Dated: 8/18/2003 File #: 02-45444r jvr FL #9694x8/28.9/4. 11. 18 ; NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU FLEET MORTGAGE CORP. F / K / A FLEET REAL ESTATE FUNDING CORP.. Plaintiff, Against MARJORIE HENRY, etal. Defendant(s) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly entered 5/26/1999 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 10/1/2003 at 9:00 AM premises known as 398 South Ocean Ave., Freeport, NY 11520 ALL that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in'the Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York Section 62 Block 166 Lot 435 Approximate amount of lien $189,835.23 plus interest and . costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment. Index # 7585/98 JAMES BURDI, Esq., Referee. Shapiro and DiCaro 250 Mile Crossing Blvd., Suite One, Rochester NY 14624 Dated: 8/18/2003 File #: 29651-98 jvr Ft #9704x8/28.9/4. 11..18 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NASSAU. Index No. 01-005107,'The Chase Manhattan Bank, as Trustee, Plaintiff against - Thomas R. Bagensie, et al. Defendants. Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale signed herein on January 4, 2002, I, the undersigned, the Referee in said judgment named, will sell at public auction at the north front steps of the Nassau County Court House, 262 Old Country Road, Mineola, New York 11501, County of NASSAU. State of New

York, ori September 25, 2003 at 9:30 A.M., oh that day, the premises directed by said judgment to be sold and therein described as follows: Said premises being known as and by street address: 290 South Ocean Avenue, Freeport, New York 11520. Section: 62 Block: 118 Lot: 10. Said premises are sold in as is condition on the date of delivery of the Referee's Deed, subject to any state of facts an accurate survey may show, zoning restrictions and any amendments thereto: covenants, restrictions, agreements, reservations and easements of record: municipal departmental violations, emergency repair liens on the date of delivery of the Referee's Deed, and such other provisions as may be set forth in the complaint and judgment filed in this action. Dated: Syosset, New York, August 11, 2003, Louis J. Milone, Jr., Esq. REFEREE, CARUS & MANNIELLO, P.C., Attorneys for Plaintiff, 115 Eileen Way, P.O. Box 9021, Syosset, New York 11791, (516) 364-4500, (718)463-8918 ' FL #971 4x8/28.9/4. 11. 18 SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU NORWEST BANK MINNESOTA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT, DATED AS OF DECEMBER 23, 1998, DELTA FUNDING HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 1998-4, C/O DELTA FUNDING CORPORATION, SERVICING AGENT, Plaintiff against LINDA PITT.MAN-HUDSON A / K / A LINDA PITTMAN A/K/A LINDA HUDSON, et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and" Sale entered on February 14, 2001,1, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction on the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road, Mineola, N.Y. on the 25th day of September, 2003 at 9:15 a.m. premises Beginning at a point on the westerly side of Pennsylvania Avenue distant 60.88 feet northerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the northerly side of Whitehouse Avenue with the westerly side of Pennsylvania Avenue: being a plot 105.33 feet by 60.80 feet by 115.80 feet by 61.70 feet. Said premises known as 165 Pennsylvania Avenue, Roosevelt, N.Y. 11575. Approximate amount of lien $98,823.02 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale, index No. 000525/00. Jonathan A. Moore, Esq., Referee. David M. Namm, Attorney(s) for Plaintiff, 600 Old Country Road - Suite 224, Garden City, N.Y. 11530 FL #9724x8/28.9/4. 11. 18 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NASSAU FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff against MARIO ZOROVIC, BIANCA M. ZOROVIC, et al Defendant(s). Index No. 99-26094.

Pursuant ito a - Resettled .Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly filed on 7/24/2001, I, 'the undersigned Referee in said Judgment named, will sell at public auction on the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, . 262 Old Country Road, Mineola, N.Y. on the 2nd day of October, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. of that day, the premises directed by said Judgment to be sold and therein described as follows: Said premises situate in the town of Hempstead and County of Nassau, and State of New York, commonly being known as and by street address 29 Howard Place, Oceanside, N.Y. 11572. Tax account number: Section: 38 Block: 341 Lot; 123. Approximate amount of Judgment $175,417.13 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgement and terms of sale. Index No. 99-26094. Jeffrey Stadler, Esq., Referee. Gullace & Weld LLP, Attorney(s) for Plaintiff, 500 First Federal Plaza, Rochester, NY. 14614, (585) 3402361. FL'#973 4t 8/28, 9/.4, 11, 18, NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: PSJ DEVELOPMENT, LLC. Articles of organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 07/09/03. The latest date of dissolution is 12/31/2053. 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, 32 Hamilton Street, Rockville Centre, New York 11570.-Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #974 6t 8/28, 9/4, 11, 18, 25,.10/2 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: BRITE DISTRIBUTIONS, LLC. Articles of organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 08/01/03. The latest date of dissolution is 12/31/2053. 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, 77 PARK AVENUE, FREEPORT, NEW YORK 11520. PURPOSE: FOR ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. FL #975 6T 8/28, 9/4, 11, 18, 15, 10/2 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT NASSAU COUNTY CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF VS. CLAUDE DESIR, ET AL DEFENDANTS ATTORNEY(S) FOR PLAINTIFF: ROBERT J. TAYLOR, ESQ., 160 OLD COUNTRY ROAD WEST, HICKSVILLE, NEW YORK 11801 Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale entered herein and dated June 21, 2001, I will (continued on next page)


PUBLIC NOTICES from previous page sell at public auction to the highest bidder at the North Front Steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road. Mineolq, New York, on the 30th Day of September, 2003 at 9:30 A.M. Premises in Freeport, New York and described as tollows: BEGINNING af a point, on the Westerly side of Muriel Street, distant 99.15 feet Southerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the Southerly side of Meister Boulevard with the Westerly side of Muriel Street; and consisting of a regular parcel of land 70 ft. x 80 ft. Premises known as 14 Muriel Street, Freeport, New York. Sold subject to all of the terms and conditions contained in said judgment. Approximate amount of judgment $207,983.38 plus interest and costs. INDEX NO. 00-020116 MICHAEL C. WOLKOW, ESQ. REFEREE F1976P4T 8/28. 9/4. 11. 18 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY Of NASSAU LASALLE NATIONAL BANK. AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED 2/21/99, SERIES 1999-1 Plaintiff. AGAINST MILFORD C. PERKINS, ET AL

Defendant(s) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly dated 4/2/2003 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 10/3/2003 at 10:00 AM premises known as 7 DECATUR STREET, ROOSEVELT, NEW YORK 11575 ALL that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the TOWN OF. HEMPSTEAO. County of NASSAU and State of New York Section 55 Block 321 Lot 69 Approximate amount of lien $199,097.86 plus interest and costs Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment Index #01004342 JEFFREY S. GRODER, Esq., Referee. Steven J. Bdum, P.C.. Attorney for Plaintiff, P.O. Box 1291, Buffalo, NY 14240 (716) 204-2400 Dated: 8/26/2003 SM FL9774T9/4. 11. 18. 25 NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE. INC. F/K/A NORWEST MORTGAGE. INC. Pltf. vs. THOMAS L. BLOUNT, et al. Defts..Index #27337/97. Pursuant fo judgment of foreclosure and sdle dated June 25, 2003.1 will-sell at public auction on the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY on Oct. 10, 2003 at 8:45 a.m. prem. k/a 209 East Dean St., Freeporf, NY a/k/a Section 55, Block 242, Lot 15 and 16. Approx. amt. of judgment is ' $305.666.95 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment dnd terms of sale. H. WILLIAM HODGES, III, Referee. ESCHEN & FRENKEL. LLP. Attys. for Pltf., 93 East Main St., Bay Shore, NY. #55773 FL979P4T9/11, 18.25. 10/2 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: JDMD ASSOCIATES, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretdry of State of New York (SSNY) on 08/18/03. The latest date of dissolution is ongoing. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designdted as agent of the LLC upon whom process dgainst it may be served. SSNY~ shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, )625 Grand Avenue. Baldwin, NY 11510. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #980 6x 9/4. 11. 1R. 25. 10/2. 9 NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. EMC MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Pltf. VS. BEVERLY EDNEY, et al, Defts. Index #01 -003980. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale ddted June 6, 2002. I will sell dt public duction on the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse. 262 Old Country Rd.. Mineola. NY on Oct. 10, 2003 at 9:45 a.m. prem. k/a 103 Rutland Rd., Freeport, NY a/k/a Section 55. Block 226, Lot 376-378. Approx. amt. of judgment is $142,206.66 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. IRA PODLOFSKY, Referee. ESCHEN & FRENKEL, LLP, Attys. for Pltf., 93 East Main St., Bay Shore, NY. #55624 FL #982P4x9/l'l. 18.25. 10/2 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NASSAU L&L ASSOCIATES HOLDING CORP.,

Plaintiff, against DOROTHY SEALS, if she be living, if she be dead, her respective heirs-dt-law, next of kin, distributees, executors, ddministrators, trustees, devisees, legatees, assignees, lienors, creditors, and successors in interest, and generally all persons having or claiming under, by, or through DOROTHY SEALS, if she be dead, whether by purchase, inheritance, lien or otherwise, inducing any right, title or interest In and fo the real property described in the complaint herein, all of who and whose names and places of residence are unknown to the plaintiff, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE: NASSAU COUNTY.

•JOHN DOE #1" through "JOHN.DOE #12", the last twelve names being fictitious and unknown to plaintiff, the persons or parties intended being the tenants, occupants, persons or corporations, if any, having or claiming an interest in or lien upon the premises, described in the complaint, Defendants. INDEX NO.: 03-008260 DATE FILED: 5/28/03 SUMMONS TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS:

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the complaint in this action, to serve a copy of your answer, or. if the complaint is not served with the summons, to serve notice of appearance, on the plaintiff's attorney within twenty (20) days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the date of service (or within thirty (30) days after the service is complete if this summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York), ond in case of failure to appear or answer, judgment will be tdken against you by default for the relief demanded in the complaint. Plaintiff designates Nassau County as the place of trial. The basis of venue is the location of the subject property. Dated: May 23. 2003 LEVY & LEVY .

Attorneys for Plaintiff 12 Tulip Drive Great Neck. NY 11021 (516)487-6655 BY: JOSHUA LEVY. ESQ.

TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: 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. Nassau County, dated Aug. 20,. 2003 and filed with the complaint and other papers in the Nassau County Clerk's Office. Mineola, NY. The object of the action is .to foreclose a tax lien and to recover the omount of the tox lien and all of the interest, penalties, additions and expenses to real property k/a Section 55, Block 545, Lot 11. Dated: Sept. 2, 2003. LEVY & LEVY, Attys. for Pltf. #56060 FL #9834x9/11. 18.25. 10/2 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: 200 HEMPSTEAD AVE REALTY, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 08/29/03. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated ds agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o Leonard Fliegel, 55 Maple Avenue, Suite 102, Rockville Centre, New York 11570. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #984 6x 9/11. 18. 25. 10/2, 9, 16 LEGAL NOTICE

REQUEST FOR. PROPOSAL FOR LEGAL SERVICES The Freeport Housing authority is requesting proposals from legal firms and individudl practitioners to provide legal services for Its federally subsidized housing development (NY 023, 361 units), and to represent the FHA in all legal matters which may arise in connection with the business and management of said developments for a period of one year with a one year option. An award will be mdde to Ihe responsible firm or sole practitioner whose proposal is most advantageous to the program, with price and other factors considered. Interested firms dnd/or individuals can contact the Freeport Housing Authority, 3 Buffalo Avenue, Freeport, New York (516) 623-2508, for a copy of the duties and selection criteria. Pledse include the retdiner fee you dre requesting and submit your proposal by the close of business October 17, 2003. EOE FL #9872X9/11. 18 ' 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 9/24/2003 at 9:30 A.M. & 2:00 P.M. to consider the following applications and dppedls: THE FOLLOWING CASES WILL BE CALLED STARTING AT 9:30 A.M.

877/03. ELMONT - Tosco Operating Corp., d/b/a Exxon Service Station, Renewal of grant to maintain double-faced, illuminated, detached, ground sign with price sign thereon, overall size 105:90 sq. ft., overall height 18 ft., setback 5 ft.'from property lines.,S/E cor. Linden Blvd. & Elmont.Rd.,a/k/a 241-02 Linden Blvd. 878/03. ELMONT - Gasner Garcon, Renewal of grant to maintain 2-family dwelling.,W/s Stewart St., 160' S/o Atherton Ave., a/k/a 152 Stewart St. 879/03. - 880/03. OCEANSIDE - Tosco Operating Co., Inc., d/b/d Exxon Service Station, Renewal of grants: Maintain one detached, doublefaced, illuminated, ground sign with price sign thereon, 64.08 sq. ft. each face, overall height 18 ft., setback 3 1/2 ft. from Long Beach Rd.; Maintain second detached, double-faced, illuminated, ground sign with price sign thereon, 64.08 sq. ft. each face, overall height 18 ft., setback 3 1/2 ft. from Atlantic Ave.,S/W cor. Long Beach Rd. & Atlantic Ave., a/k/a 2962 Long Beoch Rd.

881/03. BALDWIN - Romulus I. Vdrga, Augustin" Rusu & Monica Rusu, Renewal of permit to maintain 2-family dwelling.,S/W cor. Southard St. & Park Ave., a/k/a 2714 Park Ave. 882/03. INWOOD -SCK Equities, LTD., Renewal of grant to maintain 2 family dwelling.,S/W cor. Bayview Ave. & Monroe St., a/k/a 311 Bayview Ave. 883/03. WEST HEMPSTEAD -Barnett & Catherine Liebman, Renewal of grant to maintain 2-family dwelling.,W/s Spruce St., 335' S/o Hempstead Tpke.. a/k/a 34 Spruce St. 884/03. LEVITTOWN -Yours., Ours, Mine Community Center. Inc., Amusement Rides (Specidl Event) duration October 2, 2003 to October 5, 2003.,N/E cor. Hempstead Tpke. & Division. Ave., a / k / a Town of Hempstead Pdrking Lot L-2. 885/03. WANTAGH-Daniel J. & Donna J. Murphy,-Variance, side yards aggregate, maintain garage converted to living space., N/s Willowood Dr., lO'O1 W/o Wildflower La., a/k/a 215 WillowoodDr. 886/03. - 887/03. POINT LOOKOUT -Edward Wardle Jr., Mdrilyn Wardle & Allison Marie Donnelly, Mother/Daughter Res. (2nd Kitchen); Variances, front yard average setback, side yard, side ydrds aggregate, construct 1 story addition, 2nd story addition, roofed over open porch & convert garage to living space all attached to dwelling.,W/s Lynbrook Ave., 90.33' S/o Bdyside Dr., a / k / a 3 Lynbrook Ave. (Negative Decldration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 888/03. NR VALLEY STREAM-Richdrd Ramsuchit, Variance, front yard setback on Sobro Ave., construct 2nd story dddition & reconstruct roof over open porch both attached to dwelling., S/W cor. Sobro Ave. & Georgia St., a/k/a 59 Sobro Ave. 889/03. WANTAGH-Muriel Kochendorfer, Variance, rear yard, replace portion of existing breezewdy with new construction., N/E cor. East View Ave. & Flower La., a/k/d 1217 East View Ave. 890/03. FRANKLIN SQUARE-BP Products North America., Inc..Replace one double-faced, illuminated detached ground sign & price sign both attached to existing pole, 50 sq. ft. per face & overall size 100 sq. ft.; overall height 14'; clearance 6' from grade to bottom of sign; setback 4' from Franklin Ave. & 4' from Corona Ave, & located in clear site triangle,, N/W cor. Franklin Ave. & Corona Ave., a/k/a 720 Franklin Ave. 891 /03. HEWLETT-Michael Finkelstein & Deborah Finkelstein, Variances, lot area occupied, front yard setback on East Rockaway Rd., maintain 2-car garage., N/E cor. Hunt Dr. & East Rockaway Rd., a/k/a 1 Hunt Dr. 8 9 2 / 0 3 . - - 893/03. LIDO BEACH -Selma Tannenbaum, Variances, lot area occupied, side yard, rear yard, maintain wood deck attached to dwelling; Variances, lot area occupied, rear yard, maintain addition (shower enclosure) ottached to dwelling.. E/s Sdratoga St., 559.14' S/o Lido Blvd., d/k/a 65 Sdratoga St. 894/03. - 895/03. LEVITTOWN -Margaret Lounsbury Sc.hwartz, Variance, side yards aggregate, maintain addition •& garage converted to office spoce; Use variance to maintain one double-faced detached ground sign In conjunction with professional office (not permitted in LPRD Distridt)., N/s Sherwood Rd., 485.90' E/o Bellmore Rd., a/k/q 25 Sherwood Rd.(Negdtive Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 896/03. FRANKLIN SQUARE-James S. & Lori W. Phdir, Variances, front yard setbdck on Fenddle St., side ydrd, construct 2-story addition & wood deck attached to dwelling., N/W cor". Fendale St. & Fenworth Blvd., a/k/a 198 Fendale St. 897/03. BELLMORE-Bee Hive Development' Corp., Variances, subdivision of lot, lot area, front width, construct dwelling with garage.,E/s Surrey La., 31.77' N/o Croydon Dr. 898/03. ELMONT-Roy Tuccillo, Variance, lot area, construct 2-family dwelling with 2-car garage (existing dwelling to be demolished)., S/E cor. Meacham Ave. & Herald Ave., a/k/a 215 Meachdm Ave. THE FOLLOWING CASES WILL BE CALLED STARTING AT 2:00 P.M.

899/03. MERRICK-John Winter, Maintain 6' high fence.,W/s Frankel Blvd., 109.13' N/o Merrick Rd., a/k/a 170 Frankel Blvd. 900/03. EAST MEADOW-Kathy Loeffier, Maintain higher & larger accessory structure (awning) also not permitted as 2nd accessory structure.,S/s Tonquin St., 266.30' E/o Newbridge Rd., a/k/a 2484 Tonquin St. • 901 /03, OCEANSIDE-Ruth Weiser, Variances, lot area occupied, side ydrd, side yards aggregate, maintain wood dedk attached to dwelling., N/s Frederick St., 1116' E/o Wdukend Ave., a/k/a 3421 Frederick St. 902/03. LEVITTOWN-Vito & Marilyn DeVito. Mother/ Daughter Res. (2nd Kitchen)., N/s Book La., 65' W/o Gardiners Ave., d/k/a 35 Book La. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 903/03. FRANKLIN SQUARE-Franklln Square Realty Assoc., Install one double-faced, illuminated, detached ground sign. 64 sq. ft. per face, overall size 128 sq. ft.,W/s Franklin Ave., 1,191.3' N/o Corona Ave., a/k/a 600 Franklin Ave. 904/03. - 905/03. SEAFORD -Marianne Nicholson, Variance, lot area occupied, mointain wood' deck dttached to dwelling; Variance, lot area occupied, mdintain shed higher than permitted..E/s Hedthcliff Dr., 259.54' S/o Old Post Rd.. d/k/a 533 Heathcliff Dr.

906/03. POINT LOOKOUT-Verdi Realty Corp., Variances, subdivision of lot, lot area, front yard setback on Bellrnore Aye., construct dwelling with garage., S/E cor.'Lido Blvd. & Bellmore Ave. 907/03. POINT LOOKOUT-Verdi Realty Corp., Variances, subdivision of lot, lot area, front width, construct dwelling with garage, S/s Lido Blvd., 40' E/o Bellmore Ave. 908/03. POINT LOOKOUT-Verdi Realty Corp., Variances, subdivision of lot, lot dtea, front yard setback on Cedarhurst Ave., construct dwelling with garage.,S/W cor. Lido Blvd. & Cedarhurst Ave. ALL PAPERS PERTAINING TO THE ABOVE HEARING ARE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION AT THE BOARD OF APPEALS, TOWN HALL, 1 WASHINGTON STREET, HEMPSTEAD, NY 1155 0. .

Interested parties may appear at the above time and place. At the call of the Chairman, the Board will consider the Decision and Reserve Decision calenddr. By order of the Boord of Appeals, Gerald G. Wright, Chairman Joseph F. Pellegrini, Secretary to the Board of Appeols FL991 IT 9/18 | NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION TR U/A DTD 06/01/99 (EQCC HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 1999-2), Pltf. vs. IRIS BALRAM. INC., et al, Defts. Index. #0015327. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale ddted Nov. 30, 2001, I will sell at public auction at the north steps of Supreme Court, Nassau County, 100 Supreme Court Dr., Mineola. NY on Oct. 22, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. prem. k/a 326 West Lena Ave.. Freeport, NY. Said property located on the Northerly side of West Lena Ave., 46.93 ft. easterly from the extreme easterly end of the arc of a curve connecting the northerly side of West Lena Ave. with the no.rtheqsterly side of Bayview Ave., being d plot 100'ft. x 77.18 ft. x 118.21 ft. x 75 ft. Approx. amt. of judgment is $243,368.47 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment dnd terms of sale. JOHN. F. PRINCIPE, Referee. WEINREB & WEINREB. Attys. for Pltf., 475 Sunrise Hwy., West Bobylon, NY. #56143 FL #992P 4x 9/18. 25. 10/2. 9 SHARPS DISPOSAL SERVICE Meadowbrook Cdre Center, a skilled nursing facility, located at 320 West Merrick Road, Freeport, New York, offers a community service for the collection and disposal of home-generated shdrps (syringes, needles dnd lancets). To ensure safety, all sharps must be placed in OSHA dpproved containers with tight fitting screw tops which are shatter proof, leak proof and puncture resistant (OSHA approved containers can be purchased at medical supply stores.) Community residents can bring properly contained sharps to Meadowbrook Care Center on designated ddys and times. Call . Meadowbrook Care Center Inc. at (516) 3778200 for days dnd times. FL #9939/18 SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPORATION, Plaintiff against JUDITH MILLER DANIEL, et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sdle entered herein and dated April 10, 2003,1, 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 16th day of October, 2003 at 9:30 AM premises lying and being in the Town of Hempsteod. BEGINNING at a point on the westerly side of Moore Circle, 120.67 feet westerly and northerly along Moore Circle from the extreme westerly end of the arc connecting the southerly side of Moore Circle with the westerly side of Brookside Avenue; being a plot 165.72 feet by 150.47 feet by 126.62 feet by 38.14 feet.' Sdid premises known as 5 MOORE CIRCLE. FREEPORT, NY. ' Approximate amount of lien $308,353.60 plus Interest & costs, Premises will be sold subject to provisions of file'd judgment and terms of sale. Index Number 012526/02. GAIL A. RERISI, ESQ., Referee. McCabe, Welsberg & Conway, P.C. Attorney(s) for Plaintiff 53 W. 36th St., Rm 205, New York, NY 10018-7994

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NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK Notice is hereby given that the Purchasing Agent of the Incorporated Village of Freeport, New York will receive sealed proposals for "FURNISHING AND INSTALLATION OF WHEEL LIFT TOW DEVICE" until 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, September 30, 2003 in the Main Conference Room of the Municipal Building, 46 North Ocean Avenue, Freeport, New York, 11520, at which time and place they will be opened publicly and read aloud. Specifications, proposal and proposed contracts may be obtained at the Office of the (continued on next page)

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: 97-101 ARLINGTON AVENUE LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 08/15/03. 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, 205 Dolphin Drive, Woodmere, New York 11598. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #997 6x 9/18. 25. 10/2, 9. 16, 23 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, Against REYNALDO A. ARIAS; et al. Defendant(s) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly entered 4/15/2002 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 10/16/2003 at 10:00 AM premises known as 521 South Ocean Avenue, Freeport, NY ALL that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Town Of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York Section 62 Block 173 Lot 291 Approximate amount of lien $206,097.37 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions

of filed judgment Index # 018851/00 Michele Bencivinni, Esq., Referee. Jon B. Felice & Associates, P.C. (Attorney's for Plaintiff) 1.1 East 44th Street, Suite 800, New'York, NY 10017 Dated: 8/26/2003' File #: BBFCH 1546 mac FL #998 4x9/18. 25. 10/2.9 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU WASHINGTON MUTUAL HOME LOAN, INC., Plaintiff, Against CLIFTON GOLDING; NORMA GOLDING, et al., Defendant(s) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly entered 10/23/2001 I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the North Front Steps of the Nassau County Courthouse. 262 Old Country Road, Mineola. NY on 10/16/2003 at 9:15 AM premises known as 75 Babylon Turnpike, Freeport, NY 11520. ALL that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York Section 55 Block 275 Lot 3 & 4 Approximate amount of lien $182,450.67 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment Index #00/019636 . STEPHEN D. KUTNER, Esq., Referee. Shapiro and DiCaro 250 Mile Crossing Blvd., Suite One, Rochester, NY 14624 Dated: 9/4/2003 File #: 99-32914r jvr • FL #9994x9/18.25. 10/2.9

Notice of Formation of PALMA II, LLC, a domes• tic Limited Liability Company (LLC). Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State on 8/14/2003. NY office Location: NASSAU County. Secretary of State is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLG may be served. Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/her to C/O JOHN PALMACCIO, 979 ADAMS AVE., FRANKLIN SQUARE, NY 11010. Latest date to dissolve: 7/31/33. Purpose: To engage in any lawful act or activity. FL #101 6x 9/18. 25. 10/2. 9. 16. 23 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU JP MORGAN CHASE BANK F/K/A THE CHASE MANHATTAN BANK, Plaintiff, AGAINST DEXTER B. WISE, ET. AL., Defendant(s) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly dated 6/17/2003 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 10/16/2003 at 10:00 AM premises'known as

87 ANN DRIVE SOUTH, FREEPORT, NY 11520 ALL that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the VILLAGE OF FREEPORT, County of NASSAU and State of New York Section 62 Block 203 Lot 53 Approximate amount of lien $171,418.06 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index #512/03 DONNA MARIE KORTH, Esq., Referee. Steven J. Baum, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, P.O. Box 1291, Buffalo, NY 14240 (716) 204-2400 Dated: 9/12/2003 SA FL #102 4x9/18. 25. 10/2.9 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING SEPTEMBER 24, 2003 NOTICE IS HEREBY given that a hearing will be held before the Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday, September 24, 2003, at 7:00 P.M. in the Main Conference Room of the Municipal Building, 46 North Ocean Avenue, Freeport, New York, on the Appeals and Applications of cases as they appear on the calendar; residential applications that do not extend their prior non-conforming status may be called first; public participation. The Board will meet at 6:00 P.M. to discuss cases previously on the calendar, no public participation. ' #24-2003 - Carol Sparaco - 52 Cedar Street Adjourned from August 27, 2003 - Propose 20' x 18' 2nd floor dormer, 8' x 13' 2-story addition and 10' x 1T proposed porch - A non-conforming use and a non-conforming building shall not be extended, but the extension of such a use to any portion of a non-conforming building which existed prior to the effective date hereof shall not be deemed as extension of such non-conforming use. - Non-conforming with zoning regulations herein specified for the district in which it is located. Sec. 62. Block 166. Lot 0437 - Residence A #20-2003 - Linda Betts - 74 Woodcleft Avenue Adjourned from July 23, 2003 - Add painted lines for car placement - valet parking on existing paved asphalt lot - Any use not specifically permitted shall be prohibited; parking permits for the establishment or maintenance of a parking lot subject to Village Ordinance Section 210-12N. Specific Powers; Non-conforming with zoning regulations herein specified for the district in which it is located. Sec. 62. Block 174, Lot 260 - Marine Commerce. #54-2001 - Emilid Sanchez - 8 Smith Street - Final Adjournment from July 17, 2002 - Code Compliance for conversion of office space on 2nd floor to two (2) two (2) bedroom apartments - Permits all uses in a Residence AA, Residence A, Business AA, and Business A Districts, except residential; Any use that is not permitted is prohibited; requires at least two (2) off-street parking spaces; Non-conforming with zoning regulations herein specified for the district in which it is located. Sec. 62, Block 53, Lot

356. Business B. #40-2003 - Gary Williams - 130 West Side Avenue - Code Compliance - Apportionment, split parcel to create a buildable lot - No Building or land shall hereafter be used or occupied and no building or part thereof shall be erected, moved or altered unless in conformity with regulations herein specified for the district in which it is located; requires a minimum lot area of 5,000 square feet and a minimum street frontage of 50'. Sec. 62, Block 139, Lot 11, Residence A. #43-2002 - Nkwachukwa Asonye - 22 North Grove'Street Adjourned from February 26, 2003 - 63' of 6' high wood stockade fence and 25' of 4' high solid PVC fence - No open type fence similar to a chain link fence shall be erected, placed or maintained in excess of four (4) feet in height and no stockade, solid fence or enclosure shall be erected, placed or maintained to more than three (3) feet in height within the front yard from the property line to the front building line in any Residence AA, Residence A or Residence Apartment Districts. Any other stockade solid fence, open type fence and enclosure shall not exceed six (6) feet in height. No enclosure or wall shall be permitted in Residence AA, Residence A or Residence Apartment Districts if constructed of stone, concrete, masonry, brick or similar-type material unless a special permit pursuant to Village Ordinance 210-12 is obtained. Non-conforming with zoning regulations herein specified for the district in which it is located. Sec. 55." Block 264, Lot 9 - Service Business. #17-2003 - Verdeland Homes Inc.. - V/L'E/O 164 Moore Avenue - Adjourned from August 27, 2003 - Construct a 2-story, 1-family dwelling - No building shall be erected on a lot whose area is less than 7,500 square feet and on any lot which nas a street frontage of less than 75'; Requires a minimum side yard depth of 10' Non-conforming with zoning regulations herein specified for the district in which it is located. Sec. 55, Block 350, Lots 250-252 - Residence AA. #21-2003 - Amiel Savaldi - 296 Woodcleff Avenue - Adjourned from August 27. 2003 Propose to construct a new 2 story restaurant (96 people) - Shall provide a means of vehicular access to the rear or side or into the building for loading and unloading purposes - Requires legal refuse and garbage receptacles - at least one (1) parking space for each three (3) occupants required. - Non-conforming with zoning regufations herein specified for the district in which it is located. Sec. 62, Block 176, Lots p/o 147-150, 384-387- Marine Commerce. INTERESTED PROPERTY OWNERS and other persons should appear at the above time and place to have questions answered and to voice opinions. BY ORDER OF THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS: ANNA KNOELLER, VILLAGE CLERK FL1031T9/18

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form excavation-and..removal of soils contaminated with less llian 50.ppm and more than 10 ppm. Finally; the Village of Freeport will remove and dispose of soil contaminated with between I.(') ppm and 10 ppm of PCBs off-site in order to ensure the sile is sufficiently remediated." Surface soils with less than 1.0 ppm of PCBs remain on-site. PCB concentration of 1.0 to 10 ppm may remain on-site provided they are covered with more than two feet of clean fill outside of Ihe construction area." DEC spokesperson Bill Fonda said that "(he Village of Frccporl is taking a proactive stance lo clean-up." However. DEC attorneys at ihe September 3 hearing want lo know how long il would be before construction could resume. "About six weeks." said Mr. Grosser. "Do you have a plan from ihe EPA?" asked the DEC allorney. "We're ' waiting lo hear from them." replied Mr. Grosser. Mr. Bianco believes dial Ihe economic impact of premature closure of Ihe diescls would resull in increased capacity costs lo Freeport's ratepayers of ,$4()8.()(X) per monlh. "While I understand the DEC's desire to have a dale certain I cannot understand why they want lo punish the residents of Freeport by forcing the closure of the diesels before Ihe LM6(MX) has reached commercial operation." But Franz Lit/.. DEC allorney. disagrees. "These units cannot comply with limits." He added that the village has a long history of failing lo consul! with regulatory agencies. "Does Ihe village's action with regard lo Ihe Public Service Commission and the PCBs warrant more lime with diesels? No." Tracey Peel, a lawyer representing the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) and (he Old Lindenmerc Civic Association, said "Power Plant 2 does-nol meet standards. The community is -very concerned." Joe Kralovich. who also testified before Judge McBridc. summed il up a different way. "It's hard to breathe when Power Plant 2 is running." He told The Leader dial "no mailer how you look al it. this plant is killing us. "

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I personal business transactions on St. In addition to Ms. Dictors professional ' • Aftercare Family Support Programs • Grief Support Referrals Patrick's Day, in honor of her own mothand community accomplishments, Mrs. er's birthday and her pride in her Irish her769 Merrick Road • Baldwin • 223-1460 • fax 378-7735 Vines speaks of a mother and grandmother itage. who was a constant presence in her famiMs. Dictor was also known as the "ketFIRST CHURCH BALDWIN, UNITED Communion. 9 a.m.: Spanish Mass of Holy ly's life. "Right after I gave birth to the tle" lady, for her over 20 year involvement METHODIST, 881 Merriek Rd. Baldwin. 223Communion. 10 a.m.: Traditional Service of Holy twins, my mother took Annemarie and ' with the Salvation Army and her leader1168, Rev. Richard'E:Smelt7.er: Worship Service. Communion. 11 a.m.: Sunday School and Adiili Nicholas to Disney world. They'll never ship role in the Baldwin Service Unit. Each & Sunday; School ,\Q ,a.ni.: Youth Fellowship Biblc.Siiidy.'.IOa.m.- I I a.m. . forget that." , holiday season she would contact her wide Sunday. 6:30!p.m ' • ' • ••• WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES. 80 West Speaking of her mother's life as a single circle of friends, associates'and colleagues, EBENEZER CHURCH OF SEVENTH DAY Meirick Road. Full'Gos|iel-Non-Denominational: mother, Mrs. Vines said, "She had a tough asking them to ring the bell for a few hours ADVENTJLST 97 Broadway. Michael R. Caspar Anaslasi. Pastor: Raymond Tripi and Tom road; she worked hard; she wanted to give Bernard. Pastor: Saturdays/Church at Study. 9:15 to collect money for the fund which helps Dimino. Assistant Pastors. Sunday "morning .us a life. As a professional woman, she was i.m.: Morning Service. 11 a.m.: Youth Service. 4 local people in need. Worship 8:30 .and 11 a.m.: Children's Church 11 ahead of her times." K.379-1054 Her daughter, who rang the bell with her a.m., and Sunday Scluxil 9:45 a.m.: Sunday Colleagues and community associates DEAN STREET CHAPEL. 23 West Dean mother for many years, said that the first evening Healing Service .7 p.m.: Wednesday were shocked to hear of Ms. Dictor's Street. Sundays, Breaking of Bread. 9:15 a.m.: Evening Kinship in private homes 7:30 p.m. time people were contacted, many death, most finding out that she had been Adult Bible Class. 10:15 a.m.: Family Bible Hour. Friday evening. Ministries and InlcrccssoiTlYayer responded reluctantly, but after doing it sick only when they heard that she had unday School (pre-K through seniors). 11:15 7:30 p.m. 546-3344. one time, they returned enthusiastically. died. Commenting on the privacy sur- i.in.: Wednesdays. Prayer Meeting, 8 p.m FREEPORT CHURCH OF GOD. 580 Babylon "There's a good feeling you gel when you rounding her mother's illness, Mrs. Vines .. SOUTH NASSAU CHRISTIAN CHURCH. Turnpike. Reverend Linelle Clark. Pastor. know you're helping someone." She Sundays. Sunday Scrnxil l):45 a.m.: Morning said, "She was a private lady; she didn't 3147 Eastern Parkway. Baldwin, 379-0720. David remembered ringing the bell with her )ooley. Minister. Sunday School. 9:30 a.m.; Services 11:15 a.m.: Evening Youth Services 6 want people to feel sorry for her, she didn't mother. "Everyone else was running Sunday Worship Service. 10:45 a.m.: Wednesday: p.m'.: Sunday- Nighl Service 7/p.m, Tuesdays. want her illness to be people's focus. She around like crazy on Christmas Eve buy11 would have -wanted to. be remembered lor Adult Bih.le Study,^ p.m.. Youth Group.^jV.ui. . '' ^ '";'; Prayer ServiLx-8_ p . m . ' - • • - - • - •'•••'_'•• . ing things and we're still at Pathmark, the '$$%$'$?{ ARMY.. "66 <Chiirch: Street. P.(). her family and,her accomplishments,";. j last ones to leave, ringing the bell." For '"iURCIj; 233'2\hrand^v^nul'.uRal'thvin-,, 223-^^ Boxrj725*.f'Majors, I)avid and • Janice MacLcan. many years, the Baldwin Service Unit col- . Funeral arrangements were; under, the 1951. The Revvifelward-G.-Bai-nett. Pastor. The Corps Officers: Captain Ida Pore/ Youth (Mllcw: direction of Fullerlon Funeral Home, of lected the most money for the kettle fund Service of Holy Communion, 10 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m.: Afterglow Service 12 Baldwin. A Mass of Christian Burial took drive of all the units in the area. ALL SAINTS' EPISCOPAL CHURCH p.m.: Home League Ladies Group Thursday 11 place at St. Christopher's Church on ANGLICAN) - 2375 Harrison Avenue. Baldwin. Ms. Dictor was also active in local a.m.: Bible Study Monday 11 :.3() a.m.; Mill-week September 11. 223-3731. The Rev. Dr. Charles G. Aekerson. Service Wednesday. 12 p.m.: Senior Cili/cn community service groups. She served as In lieu of flowers, the family has sug1i.D.,. Rector. Sunday: Holy Eucharist. 8 a.m.. Center. Monday to Friday. 8:(X) a.m. to 4:00 p.m. President of the Rotary Club and was gested that those interested in remember- Sunday School. 9:45 a.m.. Sung Eucharist. 10 Youth programs lor kids 4-14- Scouting Programs particularly interested in the ."Gift of ing Ms. Diclor make their donations to i.in.. Wednesday: Holy Eucharist I Oa.m. Tuesday 4-6 p.m.: Supper Club Thursday 4-7 p.m.: Life" program through which the club the Baldwin Service Unit of the Family Supper 5-5:30 p.m. Call (516) 378-4557 . THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF sponsors youngsters from foreign counSalvation Army, 1 1 1 Willis Avenue, BALDWIN, 7 I 7 St. Luke's Place and Twain TRANSFIGURATION EPISCOPAL tries in need of life-saving surgeries. Mrs. CHURCH - (ANGLICAN). South Long Beach FOB 448, Mineola, 1501 or the Gift of Street. Rev. Mark Greiner. Pastor. Sunday Vines spoke of going with her mother to Avenue and Pine Street. Tuesdays 1 loly Eucharist Life program of the Rotary Club. 475 Worship. 9:30 a.m. hospitals to visit the young -patients and ; Northern Boulevard, Suite 25, Great IGLESIA CENTRO BIBLICO DE. FREE-,: B:45.a'.ai.J»undav.s. Hofy- Eucharists "and 10 a:m; . their families. .. ... . . . . . . . . . . PORT 50"frorth 'ivTarn Street! 546-0473. C. Luis" Sunday'School. mxm. . ' ' ' She was also a director of the Baldwin ' Neck,"II021. CHURCH OFOl'R HOLY REDEEMER. 37 Vargas. Senior Pastor. Sunday services.

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TABERNACLE OF FAITH. 286 West Meirick toad, Freeport, Walter Gibson. Pastor. Sunday Services. 8 and 11:3.0 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Sunday ichool. 10 a.m.: Friday nighl service. 8:30 p.m.: Monday and Tuesday Bible School. 7:30 p.m. THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF FREEPORT. South Ocean Avenue and Smith Street. Sunday Worship a( 10 a.m. Rev. Eddie J. lusino. BETHEL A.M.E. CHURCH. 420 North Main Street. Reverend Dr. Harry J. White. II.. Senior -"astor. Sunday Morning Worship Service 9:45 a.m.. Holy Communion — Every 1st Sunday.. Senior Program - Tuesday. Wednesday & Thursday: 10a.m.. Radio Program- WTHE 1520 AM - Thursday Morning - 11 a.m. BALDWIN JEWISH CENTER, 885 Seaman Avenue. Daily minyan. Monday and Thursday 6:25 a.m.: Tuesday. Wednesday and Friday, 6:35 a.m.: Friday services 8 p'.nv. Saturday services 9 a.m. and 5:50 p.m.: Sunday services. 9 a.m. FREEPORT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 46 Pine Street, 378-0659. The Rev. St. lair A. Samuel. Pastor. 10:30 a.m. Worship Service. During church service nursery care and a toddler program are available along with Pre-K through 8lh grade Sunday School classes. CONGREGATION B'NAI ISRAEL. 91 North Bayview Avenue. 623-4200. Conservative, egalitarian congregation. Friday services. 8 p.m.: Saturday services. 9:30 a.m. Weekday minyan followed by breakfast. 6:45 a.m. Sunday services. 9 a.m.. followed by breakfast. Religious school, preK through high school. Adult education. Cara Weinstein Rosenthal. Rabbi. SOUTH NASSAU UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION. 228 South Ocean Avenue. 623-1204. Sunday program: Sunday services 10:30 a.m., family services, 10 a.m.; Sunday school, youth groups, child care and special events. CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH/IGLESIA LUTERANA DE CRISTO. North Grove Street and Randall Avenue. Pastor. The Rev. Michael D. Wilker, Sundays - Gospel Service of Holy

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South Ocean Avenue. Weekday Masses Monday 7:30 p.m. (Spanish). 7:30 a.m.. Thursday. 7:30 p.m. (Spanish); Friday 12:10 p.m. followed by Divine Mercy Chaplel; Saturday Morning Mass in the Church. 7:30 a.m. Saturday Evening (Sunday Vigil Masses) 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. (Spanish); Sunday Masses 7, 8:30. 10 (Family). 11:30 a.m.. I p.m. (Spanish): Miraculous Medal Novcna. Saturday following 7:30 a.m. Mass. Blessed Sacrament Chapel open 24 hours. ST. CHRISTOPHER'S R.C. CHURCH. II Gale Avenue. Baldwin. Sunday Masses; Saluulay at 5 p.m.: Sunday at 7:30 a.m.: 9:30 a.m. (Polk Group): II a.m. (Choir): 12:30 p.m.: 5 p.m. (Contemporary Music Group). Daily M;;w Monday through Friday: 7 and 9 ,i.u;.: Saluulay. 9 a.m. Holiday Masses; Please consult the weekly Bulletin (he Sunday before the holyday. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF FREE-PORT Pine Street and South-Long Beach Avenue Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m.: Sunday School foi adults & children. 9:20 a.m.: Wednesday Bible Study & Prayer. 8 p.m.; 379-8084" COMMUNITY CHURCH OF THF NA7ARENE. 301 Atlantic Avenue.. Sundays. Sunday School for all ages. 10 a.m.: Morninj. Worship Service. 11 a.m.: Evening Praise anc Prayer Service. 6 p.m.: Wednesdays. Evening Bible Study in Spanish and English. 7:30 p.m Second and fourth Fridays. Youth Night in Churcl gym. 8 p.m. GREATER SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH 129 East Merrick Road. Reverend Malletle Sundays. Morning Service. 11 a.m.: Evening Service. 9 p.m. Thursdays, Prayer Meeting. 8 p.m. Sunday School. 9:30 a.m. SOU III BALDWIN JEWISH CENTER. 295 Grand Avenue. Baldwin: Rabbi Robert Judd Conservative. Twice daily minyan. Weekdays Sunday 9:30 a.m.: Monday-Friday 6:50 a.m. Sunday-Thursday 8 p.m.: Shabbat: 8 p.m.: Shabba morning 9:30 a.m.: Sat. afternoon 10 minute before sundown. Religious school: Adult educa lion. Mens Club & Sisterhood. 223-8688

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goers have thrilled to the Rockettes as toy soldiers falling down in a trademark precision domino-like effect plus the beautiful Nativity pageant as the grand finale. Lunch will be at Pergola's where the menu choices are broiled filet of salmon with (Jill, sliced steak or breast of chicken.

Registration begins Wednesday, September 24 at the Adult Reference Desk. The first day of registration is for residents of the Baldwin School District only. Tickets are non-refundable. The bus leaves at 8:30 a.m. from the employee parking lot behind the library. In order- not' to monopolize

spaces in the regular Town of Hempstead parking field, library patrons are requested to park in the firehouse parking lot across from the library (entrance is on Merrick Road.) Approximate return time is 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact Barbara Hopkins at 223-6228.

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Computer second grade The class Computer Second Grade, presented by BOCES, will take place on Wednesday, September 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the library. Second grade provides an introduction to the Windows environment, which includes getting help, searching, creating fold'ers and the Microsoft Paint program.

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SEPTEMBER 18-21

On. Sunday, Scplcmbe/:,2.L,at 2;30 pm,uthe'flib"ra~ry ,will'rprese;nl-q -free concert by Sonidos Clasico Orchestra wi'tli vocalist Eddie Rivera. Founded in 1998, this group, directed by Carlos Castillo, preserves the Golden Age of Latin music as performed by the big bands in New York circa the 1950s through today's salsa music. The influence of artists such as Machilo's Afro Cubans, Tito Rodrigues and musical legend Tito Puente, among others, is apparent in the big, passionate sound of Sonidos Clasico. Born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, and raised in Brooklyn, director and arranger Carlos Castillo's earliest memories included listening to Bing Crosby, the Andrews Sisters and Spanish radio, which often featured guitar music. He began studyfng the guitar at age 11 and his musical style of bass line accompaniment influenced his further study of the string bass. This led to his working with leading combos in Latin music. Mr. Castillo is presently a member of the music faculty at Nassau Community College. Members of Sonidos Clasico include leading professionals from the music community.

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Appearances Fri./Sept. 19 & Sat., Sept. 20 1,4&7pm.

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Baldwin Library Radio City trip The Baldwin Public Library is pleased to announce that the winter holiday trip will be to Radio City Music -Hall for their spectacular Christmas Show. Generations of show-

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