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WHIP 1 'Âą1 El by Laura Schofer "There is far too much cynicism about running for [political] office. It takes tremendous energy and time," commented Larry Levy, Newsday columnist and moderator at the debate between candidates of the. 19th Legislative District of Nassau County. The debate took place on Tuesday, October 14 at The Suburban Temple in Wantagh. "Since the county legislature has come into power the quality of candidates and incumbents. have improved. Competition attracts better candidates. I think we see that here tonight," said Mr. Levy. Both incumbent David Denenberg, Democrat, and challenger Michael Mirotznik, Republican, grew up in East Meadow. Both candidates are practicing lawyers. Mr. Denenberg has an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering

from Cooper Union; Mr. Mirotznik has an undergraduate degree in political science from New York University. Mr. Denenberg lives in Merrick and' Mr. Mirotznik lives in Bellmore. "I ran [for Nassau County Legislature] because I wanted to make a difference," said Mr. Denenberg. "I felt that government should be more accessible, which is why I have monthly public meetings. I've had 83 meetings so far and that's actually more than once a month when there's been an important issue in the community," he said. Mr. Mirotznik said "there are a number of issues that led me to run for office, including taxes. This is a tremendous issue and could make a difference in the quality of our lives. I believe in a checks and balances system with bi-partisan decision making. I have many friends who can't live here because of the cost of

living," he said. Mr. Levy asked each candidate to comment and critique the reassessment process. Mr. Denenberg supports the reassessment process. "lnÂŤny district we should get some help. It's a middle of the road district compared to the North Shore," he said. "I voted on this for two reasons, the first is for pure fairness reasons. Some of the properties were underassessed and other in Bellmore and Merrick are overassessed. The county assessor [under Thomas Gulotta] established a blue ribbon panel that said we didn't need reassessment and we lost two years. Then on the eve of a trial Charlie [O'Shea, county assessor] said we had to do it. The review process was killing us. We were processing 2,000 out of the 80,000 cases [on aggrieved taxes]. It turns out the commission [under Mr. Gulotta] was corrupt

and scandal-ridden. A year ago we passed assessment review reform and we've seen immediate progress.'• 40,000 out of the 70,000 cases have'been dealt with." Mr. Mirotznik also agreed that assessment was necessary. "I volunteered 'to be on a review panel and combined with testimony we determined that assessment was necessary. Judge Dana Winslow decreed to implement the assessment process and that it had to be done in a certain way. The judge is still monitoring the process," he said. "But the big issue is the billion dollars of debt and interest we have that needs to be whittled down. We need to do more than just pay debt service. We've all taken a big hit on the reassessment. We now need to figure out how to stay in our homes." ;

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1st and 5th LD candidates on the issues by Joan Delaney Democrat and Republican candidates for the first and fifth districts in the Nassau County Legislature participated in a lively but tightly monitored forum on Thursday evening, October 16. Incumbents Kevan Abrahams (D-l LD) and Joseph Scannell (D-5 LD) and challengers Ricky Larosa (R-l L.D) and Kevin Kamen (R-5 L.D.) discussed a

wide range of issues at the candidates' forum that was co-sponsored by the Baldwin Oaks Civic Association and the Baldwin Community Association. The forum was moderated by the League of Women's Voters. Conservative Party candidate Susan Wilmer (C-5 L.D.), a Baldwinite, did not attend. The Democratic incumbents stayed close to the party's fiscal and economic outline. Both enumerated County

CANDIDATES: Present at the Baldwin Oaks Forum were, ffrom left Kevan Abrahams, Ricky Larosa, League of Women Voters Moderator, Kevin Kamen, and Joseph Scannell.

Executive Thomas Suozzi's five point plan for financial recovery and his six point plan for economic development that have been the backbone of numerous public presentations by administration officials. They noted improvements in bond ratings, a decreased workforce, and lower debt service. Challenger Ricky Larosa spoke of the failure of the two-party system and the disatisfaction of voters. Referring to higher level officials of both parties, he said, "Those people have already been bought and sold. We can only have an impact at the grass-roots level." Baldwinite Kevin Kamen focused on his 26-year record of achievement as a member of the Library Board. "I helped put together 26 budgets, helped negotiate eight contracts and two bonds. I'm not just saying it; I've been doing it." Audience members wrote their questions on green index cards and 12 questions or groups of questions were covered in the course of the two hour forum. Primary among the concerns were quality of life and code enforcement, issues as well as affordable housing, gangs, canals, voter apathy, recall elections, unfunded mandates, parking for the handicapped, illegal apartments, high taxes, and economic development. Mr. Abrahams and Mr. Larosa, whose first legislative district only represents a small portion of Baldwin and

Freeport, were less scripted .in their answers. In response to a question on waterways, Mr. Abrahams noted that the first legislative district "has no waterways, but we do have preserves." He then knowledgeably and spontaneously explained concerns and initiatives relative to litter and mosquito control in those areas with Mr. Larosa adding his preference for organic treatment rather than pesticide solutions.. ' Mr. Scannell expressed concerns and commitment relative to canal issues in south Baldwin and Mr. Kamen pledged to "sit down within 30 days to find out who you contacted, what was achieved and what was not accomplished." Responding to questions about party loyalty and independence, both Mr. Abrahams and Mr. Scannell said that they had voted against the party. Mr. Abrahams (continued on page 6)


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Navy Hospitalman PAUL A. HAGGERTY. son of Maureen K. Haggerty of Baldwin, recently gradualc ed from the Basic Hospital Corps School at Naval Hospital Corps School. Great Lakes, Illinois. During the 14-week course, lie learned a wide range of medical procedures used to provide first aid and assist Navy doctors and nurses. He also received an introductory instruction for service in a variety of medical environments, from Heel hospitals and shipboard medical departments to fleet Marine forces and medical administration offices. Graduates' newly acquired skills and knowledge will enable them to help provide quality health care to Navy and Marine Corps personnel and their families. His first assignment after school will involve direct patient care, but with his training, He can work in several areas, including .first aid and assisting with minor surgery, pharmacy and laboratory analysis, patient transportation, and food service inspections. He joined the Navy in March 2003.

JANINF, GAYNOR of Frceporl. a senior majoring in mathematics and computer science in the College of Arts and Sciences and L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science at. Syracuse University, is among those students who serve as a Rueliarislic minister at the Alibrandi Catholic Center. The Alibrandi Catholic Center is the home of Catholic campus ministry at Syracuse University and SUN.Y College of Environmental Science and Forestry. The Center serves more than 4.000 Catholic students at an exciting and formative time in their lives. In addition to providing worship services, the Alibrandi Catholic Center offers religious education, social even-Is, and opportunities for students to engage in community service projects. *> * JESSICA G A R A B E D I A N ( o n e goal, one assist) and K E R R Y B I R N STALL (two assists) of B a l d w i n starred for the Oneonla Stale field hockey team in recent w i n s over Ithaca and Brockport. both by 4-1 scores. The w i n s gave the Red Dragons an overall record of 9-5.

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Freeport to apply for federal Saw enforcement grant by Jim Golding Freeport trustees held a public hearing Monday for public input on a $40,000 federal law enforcement grant Village officials hope to receive for the Police Department. If Freeport receives the U.S. Justice Department grant, funds could be used in seven law enforcement categories, Deputy Village Attorney Howard Colton explained in his presentation, including personnel, overtime and technology; school security, drug courts, a multi-unit task force and other uses. But Police Chief Michael Woodward said the funds would mostly be used to pay for overtime, "to reduce the burden on the taxpayer." He said funding through such grants "has gone down significantly" in recent years and there is "no guarantee of continued funding" in the future. If the grant were awarded, Freeport would provide matching funds totaling $4,457 from the Police Department's budget."

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who objected to the high cost. "I'm angered," she said. "It cost me $8.000 to have my bathroom completely gutted." Mayor William F. Glacken responded that the work involved multiple units that serve the entire firehouse. "I think you've got the wrong'idea here." he said. The board of trustees also approved payment of $3,344 to Castle Industries for sidewalk repairs and voted to lower the assessment at 93 Washington Street from $6,500 to $5,148. Trustees also approved closing municipal parking field No. 25 on, October 26 for the fall festival.

Regular business Trustees approved several contracts, including $660,000 to Robustello & Son Inc. of Rockville Centre for improvements to parking fields 10 and 16; $120,000 under a community development block grant to Tally Construction of'Rockville Centre for the installation of an elevator and renovations at 77 South Main Street; $27,000 to Weld Built of Wyandanch for a wheel lift tow device for the Public Works Department; and $50,000 to Henrich Construction of West Babylon for restoration for restrooms at the Fire Department's Hose Co. No. 2. The restroom project brought a strong response from resident Eileen Weaver

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WALKING FOR EDUCATION: Freeport Dollars for Scholars was represented at the Easy Spirit Dollars for Scholars Freedom Walk for Education, which took place October 4 at Hudson River Park in New York City.

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Your school taxes and your school board October 28 marks the beginning of a week recognizing the role of our elected school boards. These .unpaid positions are filled by local residents just like • you or me, who pay taxes just like us. Unless they are already educators or accounting experts they have a lot of homework to do when first elected to their jobs. And over the years they acquire a great deal of knowledge about what it takes to run a modern-day school system. This is a far day from the olden days when a group of farmers would pool their expenses and host a schoolteacher in a one-room schoolhouse. The issues can be quite complicated, and yet the representation from parents and residents in the community is still important, even though the professionals also have the best interests of the children at heart. School board meetings by law must be open to the public except for a few personnel and legal issues that may be discussed in executive session. However, most school board meetings are very sparsely attended, with maybe only a few representatives of the staff and Parent Teacher Association (PTA), and a reporter from the community newspaper. But whenever there is a big controversy, hundreds of local residents may suddenly turn out, wanting to influence a decision or complain about one. Sometimes one of the protestors will become inspired to run for a school board seat, and thus provide new blood. . The sad truth is that some school boards have a hard time finding volunteers for seats. They are eager to reach out to PTAs and the community for volunteers. Many elections go uncontested. School boards want the community to know what their expenses are, what the state mandates are, and what the state aid will be and explain the impact on taxes. Unfortunately their words often fall on deaf ears. Recently, when (he new school tax bills went out, many residents received an unpleasant surprise, with significant increases. School boards have been warning us about "the perfect storm" combining the effects of reassessment, a poor economy and cuts in state aid. Now it has hit. Hopefully, it will inspire more of us to attend school board meetings and find out what is going on, or at least read the reports in the community newspaper. After all, knowledge is power. Our schools' costs affect our pocketbooks in many ways. Their reputations impact on our property values. Their costs influence our taxes. And their product, the children they educate, will be the force that runs our economy in the future. The better their education, the more productive they will be. That's a big responsibility. In the weeks ahead, how about thanking a school board member and asking how you can help?

PAL FLAG FOOTBALL KICKS OFF: Proud sponsors Maniscalco and Co. were on hand recently to kick off the Freeport PAL 2003 Flag Football season. The boys and girls play Saturday mornings at Randall Park and were recently showing off their new uniforms courtesy of Maniscalco and Co. . . -

LOCAL HEROES: Police Officers Cynthia Cummings and Steven Rampanelli of the Freeport Police Department received Town of Hempstead Police Service Awards from town.Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby (left), town Supervisor Kate Murray (center) and town Councilwoman Angie Cullin (right) at the town's sixth annual Police Service Awards.

Town clean-up Saturday morning. October 25, from 9-12, rain or shine, America the Beautiful is sponsoring cleanups in five areas along the Meadowbrook Parkway. Volunteers will assemble at the Merrick railroad station to be taken to the East Meadowbrook Pond in • Merrick, the West Meadowbrook •- Pond in Freeport, the Meadowbrook Preserve in Roosevelt or the North Merrick Pond. Those working in Freeport Harbor with SPLASH will meet at the Albany Avenue

boat ramp in Freeport. Volunteers under the age of 18 will need a form signed by a parent or guardian. In fact, it would be a great idea if the parents came along too. Various locations will be recommended according to the age and physical abilities of the volunteers. The South Shore Estuary Reserve and Operation SPLASH will have informational displays at the sign-in areas.


jUSt. writ© t>y WHY THE SURPRISE?...Wilh the arrival of lax bills, various taxing entities are running for cover and thousands of residents are incensed. How could their tax hills increase by so much? Equally angry should be those residents who saw their lax bills decrease by si/.eable margins as a result of reassessment. What that means is thai undoubtedly they have been paying loo much in taxes, possibly lor as long as they have owned their homes. Whal Ihey have discovered is that (heir individual attempts U> challenge assessments, which were often denied, were right on target. They were paying loo much and for loo long. Some of the surprise, certainly the si/e of some of the increases, is valid. But some of (he surprise is because people have not been involved in learning about the reassessment process. Neither are lliey involved in learning about their annual school budgets. Most people don't vole and are unaware of the size of the annual school budgets. Most people do not understand all Ihe services that school districts must provide. Many of those who do vote have as their sole priority the education of their children with all the hoops and whistles that suburban education includes. People did nol put all the pieces of the pu//.le together and recognize that eventually a tax bill would be generated. During all the discussions, court cases and courl orders regarding reassessment and the improvements it was supposed to bring, many people failed lo hear an important fact. Each school districts

properly owners are responsible for the tax levy within that districl. Changes in reassessment in one district do not affect Ihe tax bill of any other school district. The consequence is that increases in the property values of expensive homes on the north shore did not help anyone on Ihe soulh shore when il came to school taxes. Whal did happen, however, is that there were homes within every individual school district which were assessed too low. Those assessments were increased and those lax bills are now higher, (ll should be some consolation for these homeowners to know that they have gotten away with lower tax bills for years.) Those people who were paying inappropriately high taxes because of an inaccurately high assessment now are enjoying lower tax bills. It has been said thai prior lo reassessment 1/3 were correct, 1/3 were too high and 1/3 were loo low. Now we see various enlilies trying to distance ihemselves from the lax bills. School districts, assessors and receivers of taxes are all staling thai they don't set Ihe lax rate. It's immaterial who actually "sets" Ihe lax rale. The lax rale results from two factors. The first factor is the lax levy which Ihe school district sets. This is the amount of money'it needs lo collect. The amount of the actual tax levy is the annual expense budget minus state aid and any other revenues. The number left is the lax levy - the amount thai must be raised through taxes.

The second factor is Ihe counly's assessment 1 of the lolal valualion of all the property in a particular school districl. All the'properly adds up to 100 percent and each property owner, based on his individual assessment, pays a portion , of that 100 percent. For years, members of the Baldwin Board of Education have lobbied legislators^ asking them to approve some changes which would help to equalize the tax burden between wealthy and poorer districts. They have asked for some sort of regional adjustment whereby bedroom communities could receive a share of the taxes generated from large regional malls. Residents in communities where those malls are located, however, say "no deal." "Why should we have all Ihe negatives connected wilh commercial areas and nol receive all the benefits?" This coming year, Baldwiniles will have numerous opportunities to participate in discussions relative to the annual schooj budget as well other opportunities to hear about an expected bond issue of approximately $28 million for facilities improvements. Without changes in the way we fund education, we can only expect that the annual school budgel and our taxes will continue to go up. Contracts, even if they increase by only small percentages, have a large impact since school districts are labor intensive. Il would also be unrealistic lo think thai oilier costs will tjo down. Additionally, a bond issue will be the

only choice left to school districts in funding capital improvements because of recent decisions by the slale in how il will reimburse those costs. This change will have significant, long-term tax ramifications as school districts mimic the state. Districts, too, will begin to bond costs that formerly were financed on a pay-as-you-go basis. Eventually the cumulative financial impact of bonding (called debt service) will be a larger and larger part of each and every budget. One can only expect that school districts will need to pass bond issues to pay for facilities improvements on some sort of regular basis. With annual budgets constantly increasing, unfunded mandates continuing to be issued by the state and federal government, and additional debt service attached to new bond issues, school budgels will continue lo rise. In older Nassau County communities, with no empty space for adding more taxable property, there will be no way to expand the tax base to offset those rising costs. While some of ibis year's tax bills are a surprise for property owners, this is only Ihe beginning. School budget increases will be ongoing. We urge our readers to become involved, to attend meetings, ask questions, and provide input. We urge readers to write to legislators to correct f u n d i n g inequities. Without thai, we must prepare lo be cont i n u a l l y surprised.

County Assessor candidates to debate Nassau County Assessor candidales, Charles O'Shea (R) and Harvey Levinson (D), will meel at a debale al Hofstra Law School on Thursday, October 30, from 7:30 lo 9 p.m. The League of Women Voters of Nassau County is co-sponsoring the debale wilh the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Hofstra Law Women. The audience will be invited lo ask questions of the two candidales. running

for Chair of Ihe Nassau County Board of Assessors. "There is no better opportunity lo hear Mr. O'Shea's and Mr. Levinson's views prior lo casting your vote in the General Election on November 4," said Nassau League President CaroleAnne Shahda Geraci. Hofstra Law School is localed on Ihe wesl side of California Avenue in Uniondale. If you are approaching from Hempstead Turnpike, lurn soulh onto

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Mr. Larosa, identifying himself as an Hispanic, said that any illegal person over 18 who commits drug or gang related crimes that include bodily harm should he deported. Regarding a new or refurbished Coliseum for the Nets, all candidates agreed that any funding should be from private sources. Regarding code enforcement, all spoke of the need for a more aggressive stance and for cooperation with the Town of Hempstead, which has most of that responsibility. While supportive of affordable housing initiatives, particularly for senior citizens, all the candidates gravitated to the problem of illegal occupancy and its impact on school costs. The main difference between the challengers and the incumbents was summarized by Mr. Kamen, who noted, "We can do better." Both he and Mr. Larosa acknowledged the mistakes of past administrations but both stressed that they would be more aggressive in representing the people's issues rather than being "rubber stamps." Both referred frequently to Mr. Suozzi's large tax increases. Mr. Larosa described 130 high level appointed administrative positions and numerous department level "commissioners, deputy commissioners and assistants to the commissioners. The patronage has to stop," he

said, adding; "Both parties are dead-guilty of it." Mr.'Abrahams said that the question to be asked is "Are we moving forward." He added, "No one is saying the county is going backwards." He added that any criticism should, "Say what you would have done in its place." In his .concluding remarks he reminded residents to remember the slim 10-9 majority position of the Democrats in the county legislature when they cast their ballots. The Republican candidates noted the importance of a checks and balances system. Mr. Larosa estimated that only 22 percent,of eligible voters will cast their ballots in this off-year local election. In response to a question it was noted that the position of county legislator is part time, paying $39,500. The commitment includes attending two full day meetings a month, several committee meetings, and some budget hearings. Depending on the involvement of

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4 students represent Baldwin at NYSSMA All-State Four students from Baldwin Senior High School have been accepted into New York State School Music Association's (NYSSMA) All-State Performing Music Groups: Paul Byssainthe, Jr., as bass in Mixed Chorus and cello alternate for Orchestra; Kristen Dye on piccolo in the Symphonic Band and as alto in Mixed Chorus; John MezzinaHannigan as bass in the Vocal Jazz ~ Ensemble; and Porsha Monroe as alto in Mixed Chorus. Because students can perform in only one NYSSMA performing group, Paul Byssainthe, Jr., has chosen Mixed Chorus and Kristen Dye has decided on the Symphonic Band. This is John •Mezzina-Hannigan's second year in All-State; last year he was a member of Mixed Chorus. All the students are in their senior year at Baldwin Senior High School. Students are chosen for All-Slate through an audition process sponsored by NYSSMA every spring. According to NYSSMA, about 6,000 students try out for the eight All-State performing groups, and under 900 are selected to participate a n n u a l l y . "There is ncr guaranteed representation," noted Peter Freeman, Director of Fine and Performing Arts for Baldwin schools, "so having four students from our district involved is a major accomplishment." The All-Slate ensembles w i l l rehearse and perform at Eastman Hall

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Bayview students celebrate grandparents Bayview Avenue School in Freeport was recently the scene of bushels of affection, exchanged between elementary students, their grandparents and other special persons in their lives, and some local nursing home residents. It was the school's annual Grandparents' and Special Persons' Day, an opportunity for students to recite, sing and count the ways they love their own grandparents and special persons - and for the objects of their affection to return the sentiment. The day began as the grandparents arrived and wrote words of wisdom on easels placed in the school lobby. Typical .was the sentiment expressed by Pearl Fox of Roosevelt, whose granddaughter Kierra Harvey attends

Bayview. "Keep up the good work." .Fox wrote. "Love, your grandma." The program continued w i t h performances by the students inside the school auditorium. A "Special Person Poem" was read by students who then presented bouquets of flowers to senior citi/ens v i s i t i n g from (he South Shore Health Care Center and the Meadowbrook Care Center, both located in Freeport. The ceremony continued with a tribute to the grandparents of the Bayview students, a musical selection titled. "Thai's a Family." and reflections by a third grade ensemble. In the end. the students agreed that when it comes to special people, their grandparents are about as special as you can gel.

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by Bill and Norma Braun The October meeting of the Freeport Chamber of Commerce at Sieve's. R i p t i d e Restaurant, Tuesday, October 7 presented Police Chief Michael Woodward as p r i n c i p a l speaker. Chief Woodward distributed a pam'phlet produced by the Freeporl Police Department, entitled "Gangs in America" which deals with the proliferation of street gangs and their presence in every stale throughout the U.S.A. It states that "Our veterans did not fight, sacrifice their future, or die in these wars, to protect other nations, and for this country's own freedom, to have it decay from w i t h i n aS a result of gangs in America robbing our youth and country of a future. We must be aware that the U.S. Department of Justice, in a survey released in 2000, recorded 28,700 youth gangs with 780,220 members. Chief Woodward stressed that local law enforcement agencies need to become involved in interactive programs w i t h children, students and

Candidates to address Freeport Dems The Feeporl Democratic Club will meet on Tuesday, October 28,-at 7 p.m. at the Freeport Memorial Library, Room 1. The guest speakers will be Democratic

candidates Legislator Kevan Abrahams, Legislator Joseph Scannell and District Court Judge candidate Norman St. George.

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Freeport Kiwanis installs Patrick B.uckland of Freeport was installed as President of the Kiwanis Club of Freeport for a second term during the club's meeting on Wednesday, October,. 15 at Bedell's West Wind. Also installed were Vice President David Sterner, Second Vice President Mathilda. Braithwaite, Treasurer Kevin Molese and Secretary Greg Abbate. In addition, the following members will serve on the Club's Board of Directors: Rick Holdener. Kenneth Dash Sr., Bill Chimeri. Joe Gerhauser and Joyce Rommel. Immediate Past President Juanila Dash will continue to Serve on the Cub's Board of Directors for ajiother year. Patrick Buckland will be serving as

Club President on the Worldwide Kiwanis Leadership Team with the newly elected Kiwanis International President Robert L. Moore of Florida. Kiwanis International's major service focus, a program called "Young Children: Priority One" will continue during 2003-2004. Recent Club service activities included projects such as our Annual Children's Fishing Trip. Easter Egg Hunt, scholarships to graduating seniors, hosting • special dinners at the Peternana Senior Housing Center, fooddrives, bell ringing for the Salvation Army and growing and donating over 250 pounds of produce to the INN soup kitchen.

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'Rally 'round the flag, boys../ On September 26, B a l d w i n Middle School eighth graders stepped hack in lime to the I 86()s.: The students, who are studying the Civil War in their social studies classes, were able to see and hear the sights and sounds of the

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The F7reeport Recreation Center Senior Citi/ens Club is offering its second trip this winter called "A Christmas Celebration at the Milleridge Inn" on December 1 1 from 1 1 a.m. -3:30 p.m. The cost is $50 and includes Bus Fare, Lunch, a Choral Group, Christmas Comic, Visit from Santa, Time lor Shopping and a Live Band and Dancing. A check made out to McCarney Tours is due by November 1, and will be done on a first-come, first-served basis. For further information call the Rec Center at 377-2314 or come to 130 West Mcrrick Road.

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battlefield at a Civil War Encampment reenacled by Living History Associates and Jackson's Virginia Flying Artillery. This is the second year that the Middle School invited the historical rcenaclors to conduct their interpretative presentation. The students came out by team to the Middle School field during four presentations that ran two periods long. They sat on the ground to listen to the demonstrations followed by question-and-answer .sessions. Tom Mohr and A p r i l Taylor of L i v i n g History Associates, dressed as infantry soldiers, detailed a soldier's life during the C i v i l War. They told the students about their rations (usually hardtack and mule meal), the wool u n i f o r m s (hat c o n t r i b u t e d to heat 'proslralion, and how muskel balls created tremendous wounds that often became infecled and caused death. Frank Boerllein of Jackson's Virginia F l y i n g Artillery demonstrated the d i f ferent parts of an 1861 cannon and explained that it was the most feared

weapon during the war. "It's one thing to teach the students about the war and lo read about it in a book. It becomes just a fact and a slalislic, but when you see the uniforms and how the soldiers were mistreated, that's a whole different story," said James Gorecki, Social Studies

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MEMBERS OF Jackson's Virginia Flying Artillery pause during the Baldwin Middle School Civil War encampment.

Flotilla S3-08, United Slates Coast Guard Auxiliary, will be sponsoring two one-day boating safety courses at the Freeport Recreation Center. The courses will be on Saturdays, November 8 or 15 from H a.m. to 7 p.m. The course covers how to safely operate any recreational vessel, from personal watercraft to motor yachts. This course is mandatory for all. PWC operators. effective January 2004, and most insurance companies offer discounts to graduates. r Contact Rich Thomas at 868-1 907 Jor further information.

Golden Gathering Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr (8th Senate Distrie.t) will be hosting his third annual Golden Gathering at the Freeport Recreation Center, located at 130 East Merrick Road, on Wednesday, October 29. The doors to this senior citizen community fair will open at 9 a.m. and admission is free. This year's Golden Gathering willagain offer free flu shots provided by Brunswick Hospital Center and there will be more than 50 exhibitors on hand to offer information and to answer questions.

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• •• Crimes Against Properly squad detectives report ihe arrest of a Baldwin man on October 9 al 7:40 p.m. lor a grand lar-

ceny thai occurred in Weslbury on March 31,2001 al 12 p.m, Delcclives report that William Cadelli, 59, of Arlington Avenue, forged the signalure of his deceased wife lo a Cilibank Platinum card application and charged $6,970,97 worth of goods and services without paying the bill. This caused a $6,970.97 loss to Citibank. On October 9 al 7:40 p.m. Crimes Against Property Squad Detective Richard Massa arrested Mr. Cadelli in Westbury. He was charged wilh Grand Larceny and Forgery.

Freeport First Squad detectives are invesligaling a robbery lhal occurred in Uniondale on October 14 al 8:10 p.m. Deleclives reporl lhal two men enlered ihe Mobil gas station on Jerusalem Avetr "., and approached victim, a 31-year-Oj.i Freeporl man. One of Ihe robbers indicated he had a gun (not displayed). The robbers demanded cash. The victim complied and gave the subjects an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency and his wallet. The robbers then lied the store in an unknown direc-

tion. There were no injuries reported. Deteclives ask anyone wilh information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers al 1-800-244-T1PS, All callers will remain anonymous. + *4 Firsl Squad detectives report the arrest of a Freeport man for a robbery that occurred in Freeport on October 14 al 4 p.m. . Detectives reporl thai Ariel Gulierez, 18, Wesl Merrick Road, and an unknown Hispanic did approach victim, a 19-year-old Freeport woman, as she was walking easlbound on Broadway near Mount Avenue. Mr. Gutierez and the second person stepped in from of the victim and blocked her - path. Gulierez and the second subject punched the victim in the head and face, took her hat off and stole her red bandana (apparently mistaking her for a gang member), Gulieriez and ihe second person fled the scene. The victim, who suffered multiple contusions and abrasions, refused immediate medreal attention. Police Officers arrested Mr. Gutierez

in the viciniiy. He was charged wilh Robbery. The invesligalion is continuing. + ** On October 5, Archer Payne, 53. of Hampton Place, Freeport, was arrested at Southern State Parkway and Wantagh Avenue, Wantagh, and charged with Driving While Intoxicated. + *+ First. Squad detectives are investigating an assault and a reckless endangerment lhal occurred' in Roosevelt on October 15 af lO: 10 p.m. Deteclives report that a male black subject fired a handgun at a male victim, 19, on Bennett Avenue. The subject then fled the scene. The round did not strike anyone. Someone fired a round striking a 19year-old -Freeport man on Babylon Turnpike at Forest Avenue. The victim, who 'Suffered minor injuries, was treated and relased from an area hospital. Detectives ask anyone wilh information regarding these crimes to contacl Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous. .

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To advertise on this page, call 378-5320 PUBLIC NOTICES NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: 1267 BROADWAY 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 #996 6x 9/18, 25, 10/2, 9. 16. 23 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 FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: GATOR ENTERPRISES, LLC. Articles Of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 09/12/03. 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, c/o Debra J. Levine, 3280 Weidner Avenue, Oceanside, New York 11572. Purpose: For . any lawful purpose. FL #107 6x9/25, 10/2, 9, 16, 23. 30 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: PLUG IT IN ELECTRIC LLC. Articles Of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State (continued on next oaael


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PUBLIC NOTICES from previous page of New York (SSNY) on 09/10/03. 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, 107 Driscoll Avenue, Rockville Centred New York 11570. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. R #1086x9/25. 10/2.9. 16.23. 30 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY. NAME: SHRI RAM REAL ESTATE, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York, (SSNY) on 7/10/2003. NY 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 the Process to: Shashi B. Malik, 1624 Wales Avenue,.Baldwin, NY 11510. Purpose: To engage in any lawful act or activity. Fl 1 1 1 6T 9/?5. 1 O/?. 9. 1 6. 93. 30 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: 95-97 NASSAU ASSOCIATES LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 09/16/03. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated ds dgent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shdll mdil d copy of process to the LLC, 165 Ldurelton Boulevdrd, Long Beach, New York 11561. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL # 1 1 4 10/2. 9. 16. 23. 30. 1 1/6 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. GUARANTY RESIDENTIAL LENDING F/K/A TEMPLE INLAND MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Pitt. vs. LEWIS S. GREEN, et al, Defts. Index #01-010012. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure dnd sdle ddted March 5. 2002 and a subsequent order dated May 28. 2002, I will sell dt public auction on the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd., Mineold. NY on Nov. 7, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. prem. k/a 77 Jesse St., Freeport, NY. Said property located at the corner formed by the intersection of the Northerly side of Jesse St. with the Westerly side of Lakeview Ave.. a/k/a Mill Rd., beinga plot 104.71 ft. x 125 ft. x 96.37 ft. x 125.28 ft. Approx. omt. of judgment is $189,565.11 plus costs dnd interest. Sold subject to te'rms dnd conditions of filed judgment dnd terms of sale. RONALD MORELLI, Referee. CERTILMAN BALIN ADLER & HYMAN, LLP, Attys. for Pitt., 90 Merrick Ave., East Meadow, NY. #56450 FL #115P4x 10/9. 16, 23, 30 - . 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. WILLIAM K. JACKSON, et al, Defts. Index #15103/00. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure dnd Sdle dated Sept. 5. 2001, I will sell at public duction on the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd.. Mineola, NY on Nov. 10, 2003 dt 9:15 a.m. prem. k/a 51 Queen St., Freeport, NY. Said property located on the westerly side of Queens St.. 201.92 ft. southerly from the corner formed by'the intersection of the westerly side of Queens St. with the southerly side of Maple Ave., being d plot 100 ft. x 47 ft. Approx. amt. of judgment is $148,350.83 plus costs .and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment dnd terms of sale. SALVATORE LECCI, Referee. WEINREB & WEINREB. Attys. for Pltf., 475 Sunrise Hwy, West Babylon, NY. #56359 FL#116P 4x10/9. 16.23.30 . NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, F.A., Plaintiff, Against CLARENCE E. WILLIAMS A/K/A CLARENCE WILLIAMS, KIM A. WILLIAMS A/K/A KIM WILLIAMS, et al. Defendant(s) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure dnd sale duly entered 11/12/2002 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 11/6/2003 at 10:15 AM premises known as 66 Jefferson St.. Freeport, NY 11520 ALL thdt certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Township of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York Section 62 Block 93 Lot 32-34 Approximate amount of lien $179,355.25 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment Index* 01/018864 ANTHONY J. COLLELUORI, Esq., Referee. Shapiro and DiCaro 250 Mile Crossing. Blvd.. Suite One, Rochester, NY 14624 Dated: 9/12/2003 File #: 01 -42112r jvr FL#1204x 10/9. 16.23.30 • NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT SERIES 2000-A1, Pltf. vs.. TAMMY MILLS, et al, Defts. Index #12787/02. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Dec. 8. 2002, I will sell at public auction at the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY on Nov. 7, 2003 at 9:15 am.. Prem k/a: 333 Ar cher St., Freeport, NY. Said premises known and designated as and by Lots 91-92 and 93 and parts of Lots 90 and 94 on a certain map entitled "Map of Bayvi©w at Freeport, NY, Sept. 1906 surveyed by Alvin G. Smith, C.E., Freeport, NY" and filed in the office of the Clerk of • the County of Nassau on Sept. 26, 1906 as map no. 305, new map no. 2174 which said lots and parts of lots when taken together as one parcel are

more particularly bounded and described ds follows: BEGINNING at a point on the southerly side of Archer St. distant 450 ft. easterly from the corner formed by the intersection of the said southerly side of Archer St. with the easterly side of Bayview Ave.; RUNNING THENCE south 87 degrees 26 minutes east along the southerly side of Archer St. 80 ft.: RUNNING THENCE south 2 degrees 34 minutes west 150 ft.; RUNNING THENCE north 87 degrees 26 minutes west 89 ft.; RUNNING THENCE north 2 degrees 34 minutes' east 36 ft.: RUNNING THENCE north 27 degrees 55 minutes east 17.75 ft.; RUNNING THENCE north 2 degrees 34 minutes east 67.96 ft..; RUNNING THENCE south 87 degrees 26 minutes east 1.40 ft.: RUNNING THENCE north 2 degrees 34 minutes east 30 ft., to the southerly side of Archer St. at the point or place of BEGINNING. Approx'. amount of judgment is $291,058.85 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment dnd terms of sale. JONA'THAN A. MOORE, Referee.. DRUCKMAN & SINEL, Attys. For Pltf., 242 Drexel Ave., Westbury, NY FL #12541 10/9, 16, 23,30 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. FIRST NATIONWIDE MORTGAGE CORPORATION. Pltf. vs. DEVON SIMMONDS, BENEFICIAL HOMEOWNER SERVICE CORPORATION. Defts. Index #004811/02,• Pursudnt to judgment of foreclosure and sale entered Sept. 23, 2002, I will sell at public auction at the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd., Minedla. NY on Nov. 12, 2003 at 9:00 a.m. prem. k/a 210 Denton PL, Roosevelt, NY a/k/a Lot 33 in Block 499 on a certain map entitled, "Map of Fleetwood Manor, situate at Roosevelt, Long Island, Nassau County. New York, surveyed April 1949 by Bdldwin and Cornelius Company, Incorporated, Civil Engineers and Surveyors, Freeport, New York" and filed In the Nassau County Clerk's Office on Dec. 20, 1949. File No 4543, Approx. amt, of judgment is $190,895.99 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms ond conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. LOUIS CASTELLANO, JR., Referee, BERKMAN, HENOCH, PETERSON & PEDDY, P.C., Atlys. for Pltf., 100 Garden City Plaza 2nd Floor, Gorden City, NY. #56553 FL 127P NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plff. VS. KAREEM EBANKS; ELEGANT ENTRIES OF NASSAU, INC., Defts. Index #02/13914. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sdle ddted June 5, 2003, I will sell at public auction on the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd., Mineola. NY on Nov. 12, 2003 at 9:45 a.m. prem. k/d 188 North Long Beach Ave., Freeport, NY, Said property located on the East line of Long Beach A»e., 625.19 ft. Northerly from a point made at the intersection of the North line of Lena Ave. and the East line of Long Beach Ave., being a plot 143.79 ft. x 75.01 ft. x 142.57 ft. x 75.03 ft. Approx. amt, of judgment is $265.721.48 plus costs ond interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms'of sale. MICHAEL A, MONTESANO, Referee. KNUCKLES & KOMOSINSKI, P.C., Attys. for Pltf., 175 Main St., Suite 310, White Plains, NY. #56545 FL128P4T10/9, 16, 23, 30 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 dnd Sale entered on February 19, 1999/1, the undersigned Referee, duty appointed In this action for such purpose, was originally scheduled to sell at public auction on February 4, 2002 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 dn 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, Mineold, New York, Nassau County, New York, on the 13th day of November, 2003, at 9:00 a.m. of that day. the real 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 bf 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 and 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 con-

necting 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 d point on the southerly side of Hausch Boulevard; RUNNING THENCE easterly along the southerly side of Hausch Boulevard, the following three courses and distdnces: (1) South 85 degrees 58 minutes 45 seconds Edst 26.21 feet; (2) along the arc of a curve having a radius of 100.00 feet, d distance of 41.75 feet; (3) South 62 degrees 03 minutes 29 seconds edst 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 Rood, Roosevelt, New York 11575 Michael Zapson. Esq., as Referee Melvin & Melvin, PLLC Attorneys for Plaintiff Office and P.O. Address 217 South Solind Street Syracuse, New York, 13202 FL*1324x 10/16,23.30, 11/6 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: D'ANNUNZIO & COMPANY, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/01/03. 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, 100 Merrick Road, Suite 504 West, Rockville Centre, New York 11571. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #133 6x10/16, 23, 30. 11/6. 13,20 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY M & T MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff(s) vs. ELLA JACKSON, ETAL, Defenddnts Attorney(s) for Plaintiff: Rosicki. Rosicki & Associates, P.C., 2 Summit Court, Suite 301, Fishkill, New York 12524(845)897-1600 Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale entered herein on. October 16, 2000,1 will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at The North Front Steps of The Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY On November 14, 2003 at 10:30 am Premises known as 153 Lakewood Ave., Roosevelt, NY 11575 Section: 55 Block: 446 Lot: 14 As more particularly described in the judgment of foreclosure and sale. Sold Subject to all of the terms and conditions contained in said judgment and terms of sale. Approximate amount of judgment $150,569.65 plus interest and costs. INDEX NO. 31317/99 Robert Lazazzaro. Esq., REFEREE FL# 134 4x10/16, 23, 30. 11/6 SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS Index No.: 03/002505 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NASSAU DLJ MORTGAGE CAPITAL, INC., Plaintiff, against BOBBY SINGH, if living, or if either or all be dead, their wives, husbands, heirs-at-law. next of kin. distributees, executors, administrators, assignees, lienors and generally all persons having or claiming under, by or through said BOBBY SINGH by purchase, inheritance, lien or otherwise, of any right, title or interest in and to the premises described in the complaint herein, and the respective husbands, wives, widow or widowers of them, if any, all of whose names are unknown to plaintiff; REYNALDO VELASQUEZ; CAMBRIDGE HOME CAPITAL, LLC; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; STATE OF NEW YORK; "JOHN DOES" and "JANE DOES," said names being fictitious, parties intended being possible tenants or occupants of premises, and corporations, other entities or persons who claim, or may claim, a lien against the premises. Defendants. 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 plaintiffs attorney within twenty (20) days after service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service, where service of this summons'is made by delivery upon you personally within this state, or within thirty (30) days after completion of service where service is made in any other manner, and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you be default for the relief demanded in the complaint. TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS: The foregoing summons is served upon you by publication pursuant to an Order of the Honorable Thomas P. Phelan of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, signed on September 16. 2003. and filed with supporting papers In the Office of the Clerk of the County of Nassau, State of New York The object of this actioh is to foreclose a mortgage upon the premises described below, executed by REYNALDO VELASQUEZ to Cambridge Home Capital. LLC in the principal amount of

$164,000.00, which mortgage was recorded in Ndssdu County, State of New York, on June 12, 2002, in Liber 22459 at page 508. Said premises being known as and by 48 Park Avenue, Roosevelt, New York 11575. Dated: Carle Place, New York October 9, 2003 Lori B. Sklor, Esq. ROSICKI, ROSICKI & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff One Old Country Road, Suite 200 Carle Place, New York 11514 (516)741-2585 RRANo.;03-198 FL# 135 4x10/16. 23,30. 11/6 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, Plaintiff, Against GEORGE ROLLE, GEORGE ROLLE, JR., etal., Defendant(s) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly entered 9/11/2003 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 11/19/2003 at 9:15 AM premises known as 307 Rutland Rd., Freeport, NY 11520 ALL thdt certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situdte, lying and being in the Town of Hempstead. County of Nassau and State of New York. Section 55 Block 358 Lot 908 & 909 Approximate amount of lien $248,797.75 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment lndex# 03/004555 BERNARD MIROTZNIK. Esq., Referee. Shapiro and DiCaro 250 Mile Crossing Blvd., Suite One, Rochester, NY 14624 Dated:'10/7/2003 File*: 03-47284r jvr FL #1364x 10/16,23, 30, 11/6 SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORP., Plaintiff, AGAINST ANITA EVANGELIST, ET. AL., Defendant(s) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly ddted 12/3/2002 I, the undersigned Referee will sell dt public auction at the North Front Steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road. Mineola, NY on 11/19/2003 at 2:30 PM premises known as .47 DAWES AVENUE. ROOSEVELT. NY 11575 ALL that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situdte, lying dnd being in the TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD, County of NASSAU and Stdte.of New York Section 55 Block 336 Lot 18/19 Approximate amount of lien $167,728.14 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index* 418/01 MARK BIRNBAUM, Esq., Referee. Steven J. Bdum, P.C.. Attorney for Plaintiff, P.O. Box 1291, Buffalo, NY 14240 (716) 204-2400 Dated: 10/9/2003 SA FL #1374x10/16. 23.30. 11/6 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: QT MARKETING LLC. Articles Of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/07/03. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shdll mail a copy of process to the LLC, 557 Central Avenue, Suite 3A, Cedarhurst. New York 11516. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #139 6x 10/16, 23. 30. 11/6. 13. 20 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPOR-ATION, Plaintiff, Against JOYCE PICKETT; et al., Defendantfs) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure dnd sale duly entered 10/11/2002 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 11 /14/2003 at 10:00 AM premises known as 33 Stirling 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 54 Block 338 Lot 15-18 Approximate amount of lien $243,311.03.plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment. Index* 16189/01 Chris J. Coschignano. Esq., Referee. Jon B. Felice & Associates, P.C. (Attorney's for Plaintiff] 11 East 44th Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10017 Dated: 10/3/2003 File #: BBFCH 2129 mac FL #140 4x10/16. 23. 30, 11/6 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 10/29/2003 at 9:30 A.M. & 2:00 P.M. to consider the following applications and appeals: (continued on next page)

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995/03. SEAFORD -Dorothy Connelly. Renewal of grant to maintain 6' high fence.,W/s Maple St., 60' N/o Melvin PI., a/k/a 2352 Maple St. 996/03. - 998/03. NR WESTBURY - W&S Associates, L. P., Renewal of grants: Maintain one detached, double-faced, illuminated ground sign, overall size 1,480 sq. ft., overall height 35 ft.; Maintain one detached, double-faced, illuminated ground sign, overall size 1,480 sq. ft., overall height 35 ft.: Maintain one detached, illuminated monument sign, overall size 113 sq. ft.,S/Wcor. Old Country Rd. & Ellison Ave. running thru to Transverse Dr., a/k/a Fortunoff "The Source". 999/03. WANTAGH-Wantagh Oakdale Properties, LLC, Renewal of grant to maintain sign on existing parapet wall projecting 20' above roof line.,E/s Wantagh Aye., 200' S/o Jerusalem Ave., a/k/a 1221-1247 Wantagh Ave. 1000/03. OCEANSIDE - Carmen Olazabal, Maintain & erect 6' high fence., S/W cor. Wanamaker St. & Weidner Ave., a/k/a 459 Wanamaker St. 100T/03. MERRICK -Susan J. Ravener, Variance, percentage of rear yard occupied, maintain addition to detached garage.,S/s Commonwealth Ave., 125' W/o Washington St., a/k/a 127 Commonwealth Ave. 1002/03. - 1003/03. BALDWIN -Jalal Abodalo, Mother/Daughter Res. (2nd kitchen): Maintain 6' high fence..S/E cor. Van Buren St. & Milburn Ave.. a/k/a 1010 Van Buren St. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 1004/03. WOODMERE- Nina Fischman. Maintain accessory structure (dollhouse) higher & larger than permitted & not permitted in front yards setbacks on Carlyle St. & Edward Ave. & within clear sight triangle.,S/E cor. Carlyle St. & Edward Ave., a/k/a 703 Carlyle St. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 1005/03. - 1006/03. NR VALLEY STREAM-Dayid Shapiro, Variances, lot area occupied, front yard setback on Hungry Harbor Rd., maintain bi-level wood deck with surrounding privacy wall attached to dwelling: Maintain 6' high fence in front yard setback on Hungry Harbor Rd..N/s Halyard Rd., 607.32' W/o Captains Rd. running thru to Hungry Harbor Rd.. a/k/a 54 Halyard Rd. 1007/03. MERRICK- 7-Eleven, Inc., Install one double-faced, illuminated, detached ground sign: 49 sq. ft. per face & overall size 98 sq. ft. & setback 10' from front property line on Sunrise Hwy.,S/E cor. Sunrise Hwy. & Hempstead-Babylon Tpke., a/k/a 203 Sunrise Hwy. 1008/03. EAST MEADOW - 7 -Eleven, lnc.,lnstall one double-faced, illuminated, detached ground sign: 49 sq. ft. per face & overall size 98 sq. ft.; overall height 20' & setback 10' from East Meadow Ave.,N/E cc,'. East Meadow Ave. & Prospect Ave., a/k/a"391 East Meadow Ave. 1009/03. - 1010/03. N. BELLMORE- Sagamore Development Corp./ Variances, subdivision of lot, lot area, front yards setbacks on Roger Rd. &

Jerusalem Ave., construct dwelling with garage; Variance, front yard setback on Jerusalem Ave., construct 2nd story wood deck attached to proposed dwelling.,S/W cor. Roger Rd. & Jerusalem Ave.

1011/03. N. BELLMORE - Sagamore Development Corp., Variances, subdivision of lot, lot area, front' width, front yard average setback, construct dwelling with garage.,W/s Roger Rd., 50' S/o Jerusalem Ave. 1012/03. MERRICK-Andrew & Chrstine Patisi, Maintain 5' & 6' high fence.,S/E cor. Lake Ave. & Haven Ave., running thru to Peck Ave., a/k/a 1635 Lake Ave. • 1013/03. WANTAGH - Omnipoint Facilities Network 2, LLC, Install six (6) wireless communication antennas (remove three (3) existing antennas) & two (2) additional equipment cabinets all on roof of office building.,N/W cor. Park Ave. & Beech St., a/k/a 3375 Park Ave. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 1014/03. - 1015/03. BALDWIN-Hauck Asset Management Trust, Variances, subdivision of tot. front width, lot area, lot area occupied, maintain dwelling on a lesser lot; Variances, lot area occupied, maintain detached garage with less than required side & rear yard setbacks.,W/s Kingston Ave., 40' N/o Schuman Ave., a/k/a 5 Kingston Ave. 1016/03. BALDWIN-ADA Development Corp., -Variances, subdivision of lot, front width, lot area, front yard setback on Schuman Ave., construct dwelling with garage..N/W cor. Kingston Ave. & Schuman Ave. THE FOLLOWING CASES WILL BE CALLED STARTING AT 2:00 P.M.

1017/03. WOODMERE-Larry & Elysa Allen,Variance, lot area occupied, construct 2-story addition to dwelling.,N/s Brower Ave., 181.74' W/o East Broadway, a/k/a 88 Brower Ave. 1018/03.-OCEANSIDE- Stacey & Brian Duryea, Variance, side yards aggregate, construct portico, 2-story addition & 2nd story air attached to dwelling.,E/s Oceanside Rd., 421.19' S/o Allen Ave., a/k/a 2621 Oceanside Rd. 1019/03. OCEANSIDE -Silvio & Lisa Sanzo. Variance, lot area occupied, construct addition to dwelling.,S/s Johnson PI., 227.56' W/o'Oceanside Rd., a/k/a 74 Johnson PI. 1020/03. ELMONT- Clement Park Realty, Inc., Variances, subdivision of lot, lot area, construct dwelling with garage (demolish existing dwelling).,N/W cor. Surprise St. & Lehrer'Ave. 1021/03. ELMONT- Clement Park Realty, Inc., Variances, subdivision of lot, lot area, front width, construct dwelling with garage.,N/s Surprise St. 50.40'W/o Lehrer Ave. 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. At the call of the Chairman, the Board will consider the Decision and Reserve Decision calendar.

By order of the Board of Appeals, Gerald G. Wright, Chairman Joseph F. Pellegrini, Secretary to the Board of Appeals FL 141 IT 10/23 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE, INC. F/K/A NORWEST MORTGAGE, INC., Pltf. vs. NAOMI POLIUS. ET AL, DeftS. Index #8277/01. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated May 14, 2003,1 will sell at public auction .on the North Front Steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY on Nov. 20, 2003 .at 9:15 am. Prem. k/a: 48 Dawes Ave., Roosevelt, NY. Said property known and designated as Lots 43 and 44 on a certain map made by Smith & Malcomsen, Inc. C.E. Freeport. L.I. entitled, "Map of Coolidge Park, situated at Roosevelt, NY", and filed in the Office ot the Clerk of the County of Nassau on July 30, 1925 as Map No. 570 and which said lots according to said map are bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a 'point on the southerly side of Dawes Ave. distant 318.51 ft. easterly from the corner formed by the intersection of the southerly side of Dawes Ave. with .the easterly side of Nassau Rd. . (Old Line); RUNNING THENCE southerly at right angles to the said southerly side of Dawes Ave.. 150 ft.; RUNNING THENCE easterly parallel with the said southerly side of Dawes Ave., 40'ft.: RUNNING THENCE northerly and again at right'angles to said southerly side of Dawes Ave., 150 ft. to the southerly side of Dawes Ave.; and RUNNING THENCE westerly along the southerly side of Dawes Ave., 40 ft. to the point or place of BEGINNING. Approx. amount of judgment is $171,870.57 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. CARY DAVID KESSLER. Referee. DRUCKMAN & SINEL, LLP, Attys. for Pltf.. 242 Drexel Ave., Westbury, NY. FL #142 4x10/23, 30, 11/6, 13 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME J & D REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT LLC. Certificate of Conversion was filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/14/03. The latest date of dissolution is 06/30/2050. 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, 232 Main Street, East Rockaway, New York 11518. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL 143 6t 10/23. 30, 11/6, 13, 20, 27 Notice is hereby given that an Order granted by the Supreme Court. Nassau County,, on the 9th day of,October 2003, bearing the index number 03013698, 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 Riley Cole Epstein. My present address is 36 Moody Avenue, Freeport, NY. the date of my birth is April 23, 2002; the place ol birth. is Nassau County, New York; the present name is Riley Cole Walsh.

FL #144 It 10/23 NOTICE TO BIDDERS RE-BID FURNISHING OF ONE (1) NEW LATEST MODEL ICE RESURFACING MACHINE FOR THE INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF FREEPORT

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 OF ONE (1) NEW LATEST MODEL ICE RESURFACING MACHINE" until 11:00. A.M. on Tuesday, November 4, 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 Purchasing Agent, Municipal Building, 1st Floor, 46 North Ocean Avenue, Freeport, New York, 11520, from 9:00 A.M. on Friday, October 24, 2003 until 4:00 P.M. Monday, November 3, 2003. The Board reserves the right to reject any or an bid proposals received and subject to these reservations, shall award the contract to the lowest qualified and 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 FL #145 10/23 Notice is hereby given that an Order granted by the Supreme Court, Nassau County, on the 27th day of August, 2003, bearing the index number 03010608, 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 Gabrielle Christina Ethelda Russell. My present address is 88 Washburn Ave., Freeport, NY 11520; the date of my birth is 9/19/98; the place of birth is Kings County Hospital, NY; the present name is Ethelda Christina Murphy. FL #146 10/23 • Notice is hereby given that an Order granted by the Supreme Court, Nassau County, on the 7th day of October, 2003 bearing the index number 11974/03, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk located at 240 Old Country Road, Mineola, New York, grants us the right to assume the names of Karen Yajaira Quintanilla & Katie Joanna Quintanilla. Our present address is 295 Grand Ave., Freeport, NY 11520, the dates of our birth are Jan. 5, 1999 & Jan. 7. 2002; the place of birth is East Meadow, NY; the present names are Karen Yajaira Gonzalez & Katie Joanna GonzalezSoto. F L # 147 10/23

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MASSAGE: Louise Scaccio, LMT, tends to Home Deport wellness rep Elza Pisarro.

Home Depot supports better health In Freeport on October ID, in conjunction with the American Massage Therapy Association's (AMTA) National' Massage Therapy Awareness Week of October 19-25, a special Home Depot' National Massage Therapy Awareness Week of October 5-11 was created as part of Home Depot's "Building Better Health" program. This year's theme is "Relieve Pain with Massages" for both events. Louise M. Scaccio, a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist practicing in the Freeporl Recreation Center as ,well as Guerriere Family .Chiropractic in Baldwin Harbor, w-as chosen as this year's Home Depot

NMTAW Therapist. "T h ro u gh this event and National Massage Therapy Awareness Week, we hope to better educate people about the benefits of massage and let them know that massage is an effective, non-pharmacological form of pain relief." said Mrs. Scaccio. Employees of Freeporl Home Depot were treated to eight-minute chair massage during their break time. Mrs. Scaecio credits El/a Pisarro. the store's wellness representative, for organizing a very smoothly run day. To find a Massage Therapist call 888-THE-AMTA or www.amtamassage.org

A call to composers The Long Island Arts Council at Frefcport, in preparing for its year-long 3()th anniversary celebration in 2004, has issued a call to composers for an original composition to commemorate the occasion. One entry will be chosen to be performed. The winner will also be awarded $500 plus a recording of the performance and the music will be published. It should be a choral work of up to five minutes, scored with SATB with piano or organ accompaniment and will be performed by the Bel Canto Chorale at the Garden City Cathedral of "the Incarnation .during the year 2004 under

the baton of Brad Ford. Judging, by five composer and performer residents of Long'Island, will take place on March 31. Entrants should include a page which contains their name, address, phone number and a brief bio together with a $15 entry fee. check made out to LI AC and should be sent to Composition Contest. LI AC. 130 East Merrick Road. Freeport. 11520. The deadline for submission is December 31. For further details call 223-2522: fax 223-6991-or e-mail huray@optonline.net'.

OHR history on display Due to insuficient time and space during the 100th Anniversary Block Parly in July, many parishioners requested another presentation of church history. Our Holy Redeemer Church and School history will again be displayed in Our Holy Redeemer School Auditorium on Sunday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m Books starting in 1910 (each book will be ten year periods) up to 2003 will be displayed for parishioners to browse - also lots of photos. You will be greatly surprised by what has been accumu-

lated during Uie past few years. Parishioners have been generous with their photos and memorabilia. .You may see your picture somewhere in the books! If anyone has photos or material they would care to include in the church or school history, there is still lime. Simply contact Sister Dorothy at the. Rectory between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday at 378-0665. The Catholic Daughters Bake Sale will be the same weekend in the Large Meeting Room.

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The Freeport Fire Department is seeking Paramedics (EMT-P), Critical Care Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-CC), and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-D), and persons interested in being trained .in these positions,- to serve as volunteer Fire Medics.

The Emergency Rescue Company Number 9 will be holding a. Membership Drive at the Freeport Fall Festival at the Municipal Parking Lot, Woodcleft Avenue and Hamilton Street, on Sunday October 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All interested parties are welcome. Any questions, please call 377-2190.

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Denenberg-Mirotznik from page 1 How would (he candidates whittle down the debt'.' "It's not easy to answer," said Mr. Mirot/.nik. "But I understand numbers and I've seen what's happened over the past four years. Properly taxes have increased by 57 percent. Yes, only a small portion of that is county taxes bulthey have added seven new departments and brought in consultants and lobbyists. What did they [the lobbyists) bring back to Nassau County from the federal government?" "That doesn't even add up to $1 million," replied Mr. Denenberg, referring to the new county departments. Total spending has not gone up. Debt was incurred under the former administra- > lion. The budget for [for this fiscal year] is about 2.2 to 2.3. billion and that's what it is lor 2004. Our budget hasn't changed despite the increase of state mandates to the pension fund and medicaid." Mr. Denenberg explained that the county has raised $100 million through taxes; the rest were "cuts from the budget. We balanced lax increases with cuts and kept essential services," he said. "For a number of years New York City lowered the sales lax several times a year. Have we evaluated our lost revenue due to our high sales tax?" asked one resident. Mr. Denenberg replied that New York

Interim Finance Authority (NYIFA) claimed the county actually lost revenue instead of earning extra money when the sales lax was lowered. But Mr. Mirol/nik said that "in theory I like the idea of culling sales tax. \ like the idea of encouraging business. Do business with people who do business wilh you," he said. "I don't think we should do business wilh firms thai are not from Long Island. You bought computers from Minnesota, why not Long Island?" "We didn't buy computers from Minnesota," replied Mr. Denenberg. He added that "General Obligation law requires that, through a sealed bid process, work is given to the lowest responsible bidder, otherwise there would be a lawsuit." "I've lived in Nassau County for 20 years and have never used the schools. My taxes are up by $4,000. It's not fair," said another woman in the audience. "We're all frustrated. But the truth is that ihe slale of New York used to fund aboul 30 percent of our schools and in some distriels it's now as liltle as 15 to 16 percent. We need lo have smart growth codes; mixed zoning helps wilh economic development," said Mr. Denenberg. Mr. Mirotznik agreed. "It's a lerrible problem and it's not going to change unless we talk about increasing business. That's Ihe long- term solution."

MUSIC MASTERS: NYSSMA All-State Winners join Baldwin School District Staff. From left, seated, are John Mezzina-Hannigan and .Paul-Byssainthe, Jr. Standing are Susan Knors, Senior High School Principal; Porsha Monroe; Kristen Dye; Kristen Kattermann, High School Band Director; Michelle Free, High School Band Director, Anthony Marshall, High School Choral Director; Mary Ellen Janson, High School Orchestra Director; Dr. Kathy Weiss, Superintendent of Schools; and Peter Freeman, Director of Fine and Performing Arts.

FIRST CHURCH BALDWIN, UNITED METHODIST, 881 Merrick Rd. Baldwin. 2231168. Rev. Richard E. Smeltzer: Worship Service & Sunday School 10 a.m.: Youth Fellowship Sunday. 6:30 p.m EBENE7ER CHURCH OF SEVENTH DAY ADVKNTIST 97 Broadway. Michael R. Bernard. Pastor: Saturdays. Church at Study. 9:15 a.m.: Morning Service. 11 a.m.: Youth Service. 4 p.m. 379-1054 DEAN STREET CHAPEL. 23 West Dean Street. Sundays. Breaking of Bread. 9:15. a.m.: Adult Bible Class. 10:15 a.m.: Family Bible Hour. Sunday Sclux>l (pre-K through seniors), 11:15 a.m.; Wednesdays. Prayer Meeting. 8 p.m SOUTH NASSAU CHRISTIAN CHURCH. 3147 Eastern Parkway. Baldwin. 379-0720. David Dooley, Minister. Sunday School. 9:30 a.m.: Sunday Worship Service. 10:45 a.m.: Wednesday Adult Bible Study. 8 p.m.. Youth Group. 8 p.m.. ST. PETER'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH. 2332 Grand Avenue. Baldwin. 2231951. The Rev. Edward G. Barnelt. Pastor. The Service of Holy Communion. 10 a.m. ALL SAINTS' EPISCOPAL CHURCH (ANGLICAN) - 2375 Harrison Avenue. Baldwin. 223-3731. The Rev. Dr. Charles G.-Ackerson. Ph.D.. Rector. Sunday: Holy Eucharist. 8 a.m.. Sunday School. 9:45 a.m.. Sung Eucharist. l'() a.m.. Wednesday: Holy Eucharist 10a.m. THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF BALDWIN, 717 St. Luke's Place and Twain Street. Rev. Mark Greiner. Pastor. Sunday Worship. 9:30 a.m. 1GLESIA CENTRO BIBL1CO DE FREEPORT - 50 North Main Street. 546-0473. C. Luis Vargas. Senior Pastor. Sunday services. TABERNACLE OF FAITH. 286 West Merrick Road. Freeport. Walter Gibson. Pastor. Sunday Services. 8 and 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Sunday School. 10 a.m.: Friday night 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 at 10 a.m. Rev. Eddie J. lusino. BETHEL A.M.E. CHURCH. 420 North Main Street. Reverend Dr. Harry J. White. II.. Senior. Castor. Sunday Morning Worship Service 9:45 1.111., Holy Communion - Every 1st Sunday.. Senior Program - Tuesday. Wednesday & Thursday: IOa.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 i.m.: Friday services 8 p.m.: Saturday services 9 i.m. and 5:50 p.m.: Sunday services. 9 a.m. FREEPORT UNITED METHODIST :HURCH, 46 Pine Street. 378-0659. The Rev. Steed Davidson. 10:30 a.m. Worship Service. )urin° church service nursery care and a toddler irogram are available along with Pre-K through 8th grade Sunday'School classes. CONGREGATION B'NAI ISRAEL. 91 North iayview Avenue. 623-4200. Conservative, egaliarian congregation. Friday services. 8 p.m.: Saturday services. 9:30 a.m. Weekday minyan folowed by breakfast. 6:45 a.m. Sunday services. 9 i.m.. followed by breakfast. Religious school, pre< through high school. Adult education. 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.

:HRIST EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN :HURCH/IGLESIA LUTERANA DE CRISTO. North Grove Street and Randall Avenue. Pastor, The Rev. Michael D. Wilker. Sundays - Gospel Service of Holy Communion. 9

a.m.: Spanish Mass of Holy Communion. I Oa.m.: Traditional Service of Holy Communion. 11 a.m.: Sunday School and Adult Bible Study. 10 a.m. a.m. " ' WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES. 80 West Merrick Road. Full Gospel-Non-Denominational: Caspar' Anastasi. Pastor: Raymond Tripi and Tom Dimino. Assistant Pastors. Sunday morning Worship 8:30 .and 11 a.m.: Children's Church 11 a.m.. and Sunday School 9:45 a.m.: Sunday evening Healing Service 7 p.m.: Wednesday Evening Kinship in private homes 7:30 p.m. Friday evening. Ministries and Intercessory Prayer 7:30 p.m. 546-3344. FREEPORT CHURCH OF GOD. 580 Babylon Turnpike. Reverend Linetle Clark. Pastor. Sundays. Sunday School 9:45 a.m.: Morning Services 11:15 a.m.: Evening Youth Services 6 p.m.: Sunday Night Service 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Player Service 8 p.m. SALVATION ARMY. 66 Church Street. P.O. Box 725. Major's David and Janice MacLean. Corps Officers: Captain Ida Perez Youth Officer: Morning Worship I I a.m.: Afterglow Service 12 p.m.: Home League Ladies Group Thursday 1 1 a.m.: Bible Study Monday 11:30 a.m.: Mid-week Service Wednesday. 12 p.m.: Senior Citizen Center. Monday to Friday. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Youth programs for kids 4-14 - Scouting Programs Tuesday 4-6 p.m.: Supper Club Thursday 4-7 p.m.: Family Supper 5-5:30 p.m. Call (516) 378-4557 . TRANSFIGURATION EPISCOPAL CHURCH - (ANGLICAN). South Long Beach Avenue and Pine Street. Tuesdays Holy Eucharist 8:45 a.m. Sundays. Holy Eucharist 8 ami 10 a.m. Sunday School, noon. CHURCH OF OUR HOLY REDEEMER. 37 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 b\ Divine Mercy Chaplet: 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.. 1 p.m. (Spanish): Miraculous Medal Novena. Saliirda\ following 7:30 a.m. Mass. Blessed Sacramenl Chapel open 24 hours. ST. CHRISTOPHER'S R.C. CHURCH, I I Gale Avenue. Baldwin. Sunday Masses: Saturday at 5 p.m.: Sunday at 7:30 a.m.; 9:30 a.m. (Folk Group): I I a.m. (Choir): 12:30 p.m.: 5 p.m. (Contemporary Music Group). Daily Masses: Monday through Friday: 7 and 9 a.m.: Saturday: 9 a.m. Holiday Masses: Please consult the weekly Bulletin the 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 for adults & children. 9:20 a.m.: Wednesday Bible Study & Prayer. 8 p.m.: 379-8084. COMMUNITY CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE. 301 Atlantic Avenue. Sundays. Sunday School for all ages. 10 a.m.: Morning Worship Service. 11 a.m.: Evening Praise and Prayer Service. 6 p.m.: Wednesdays. Evening Bible Study in Spanish and English. 7:30 p.m. Second and fourth Fridays. Youth Night in Church gym. 8 p.m. GREATER SF.COND BAPTIST CHURCH. 129 East Merrick Road. Reverend MallcUe. Sundays. Morning Service. 11 a.m.: Evening Service, 9 p.m. Thursdays. Prayer Meeting. 8 p.m.: Sunday School. 9:30 a.m. SOUTH BALDWIN JEWISH CENTER. 2959 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.: Shahbat: 8 p.m.: Shabbal morning 9:30 a.m.: Sat. afternoon 10 minutes before sundown. Religious school: Adult educa lion. Mens Club & Sisterhood. 223-8688

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The hardest catering job chef Jeanne Cairns of the Bayou in North Bcllmore ever had was to build and transport a nautical themed wedding cake to a Fire Island during oo a hurricane. It was touch 'E and go Q there, with T3 the rocky ferry ride, « the trip in a! a wheelbarrow and then putting together all the layers while working inside a walk-in refrigerator so the' cake wouldn't melt. But the couple liked it so much they asked for an anniversary cake, decorated with sea shells and a lighthouse, two years later - on September 11. Another unforgettable experience, five gallons of gumbo that spilled in her car on the way to Bloomingdale's food tasting. Luckily, there was also plenty of seafood jambalaya to serve instead. Just after this summer's blackout,*'someregular customers asked her to .cater, a Cajun meaj-. because they trusted' her to. use fresh .fo.od.

The PTA at her daugh-' ter's school also chose her to cater a Mardi Gras fundraiser because they knew they could count on her. Jeanne Cairns studied art at Potsdam and cooking at NY Tech but said she learned the most about artistic food preparation from chef Claire Fastenau at the Bayou Uptown. Claire how works ' at Rattlesnake*'' Jones in Merrick.' ' ' '' • Any special advice for a young couple' hosting their extended family of 20-plus for the first time at Thanksgiving? Jeanne suggests making what you do .best (sides or dessert) and ordering the rest, because making it all is a daunting task. Two small turkeys will be tastier than one over 14 pounds, she says. OK, and you can get your'stuffing, pecan pie or punip'khi cheesecake -at 'the Bayou1. ' -•••'.-.• • fHere's-. h,er-,recipe- for, ,cornbread:. - , ' •; ,

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THE PLACE WHERE KIDS MAKE THEIR OWN' DIFFERENT, EXCITING PARTY PACKAGES: • VIDEO GAME PACKAGE: Sony Playstation / Nintendo 64 / Sega Genesis > CHARACTER PARTIES: Clowns, Costumed Characters > PARTY GAMES (with music): Limbo, Chicken Dance, Conga Line, Hot Potato, Freeze Dance, etc.

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> ARTS & CRAFTS: Sand Art Bottle or Pictures, Sun Catchers, Plaster Art, Painters Caps, Make Your OwnT-Shirts > DISCO PARTIES: Great Sound System, Strobe & Disco Lights, Fog Machine, Glow in the Dark Neon Bracelet

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PaKTVOT VIVA WCOl Viva Loco on Merrick Road, Bellmore is always a party atmosphere, Since parties are their business they start the fall season with Halloween. The scene is a scream! . The spookiest of fun will be flying around with witches on broomsticks with a little help from a Kamikaze Cosmos cocktail or a Green Apple martini on Friday, October 31. Special give-aways will be awarded to best costume, most creative, scariest. A round-trip for two to Cancun and dinner for two are some great prizes, says the owner. The menu has surprises every weekend with chef's specials plus his signature dishes. Now is the time to book for your Holiday party — "I have holiday bookings since August, says Gino. Viva Loco becomes a Winter Wonderland for the holidays. The Viva Loco rockettes -- a mini-stationary version — add to the festivities. The poinsetta,

which is a champagne cocktail or the pink ribbon with cranberry vodka can be combined with the chef's selection of hors d'oeuvres. Three beautifully decorated party rooms will host a sit-down dinner, cocktail party or buffet. ItalianMexican cuisine includes a selection of the freshest seafood, pastas, chicken, steak, salads. Whatever your pleasure, speak to the manager or owner and they can put together your holiday party package — but do . it soon! No party is too small," says Gino. Valet parking is available. The staff is very accommodating, the fooa is delicious and the bar has a large selection of tequila. Music: CDs, DJ's or a small band can be arranged. . Sounds like a gift-wrapped party!

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