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69th Year, No. 8 Freeport, N.Y, 11520

The Community Newspaper

Thursday, February 26, 2004


COLUMBUS AVENUE SCHOOL kindergartners sang "We Appreciate You" with choreographed movements. ' ' •

BAYVIEW FOURTH GRADER Kenneth Berryhill performed "Going Home" on his saxophone.

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MISTRESS OF CEREMONIES Florence Bell, copresident of the Black Educators' Committee of Freeport and a teacher at Freeport High School, introduced the many performances of students from throughout the district at the recent Black History Program.

Performers from kindergartners to high school seniors, plus faculty and members of the community too, came together to celebrate "Solidarity" in recognition of Black History Month. The program, held at Bay view Avenue School on a recent Sunday, was sponsored by the Black Educators' Committee of Freeport. Co-presidents of the Committee, Freeport High School teacher Florence Bell arid librarian Carol Gilliam, welcomed a crowd of parents and community members to the rousing event that honored the accomplishments of famous African-Americans, and demonstrated the poetic and musical accomplishments of FreeportersJ In addition to students, performers included members of the Dance Arts Repertory, the Operation Pride Gospel Group, and piano accompanist .Date .Qpatow,, -director of the Freeport Memorial Library, ' ;, ' , Displaying photos 'of; famous Black Americans, Columbus Avenue $»cibp^ kinfe'gartners sang "We Appreciate You/^coiki^lete with' choreographed moves, •PerfQrmances-j'liijjf; .children who attend Freeport's magnet 'scfiodis, -include^ poetry readings folk songs and .ihs^urn^nta'i solos. Atkinson students treated the audierice to a sfcft, "Let's Come Together," and a, rap'about-'Martin Luther King. Students from Freeport High School showed, ¥ersatility with dances, aind'^n .origins! song "written, sung and pteyed on 'the,, gui&f by )RHS student Cassey Anne June. •' ' < "The many gifted students, in the Freeport School District allowed for a fine celebration of black history," said Florence Bell "Not Otily did they represent our schools, they were' perfect expressions of our community's duersity."

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Baldwin Senior High School students stepped out of the classroom and into the real world of work on February 2, during Teens on the Job 104: Long Island Groundhog Shadow Day. Over 60 sophomores were paired to shadow mentors in a wide range of professions from corporate law to catering. Baldwin students traveled as far as the Medford Kidney Center to shadow a l£ dietician and as close by as the Little >i Rainbow Day Care Center in Baldwin to help care for young children. Additionally, 59 volunteer mentors from the Baldwin School District and area businesses hosted 25 student pairs from other high schools in Nassau and § Suffolk Counties. Teens on the Job was established by w the Mentoring Partnership of Long Island ten years ago; this is the ninth year that the Baldwin School District



has participated in the program. The Baldwin School District carefully prepares participants with an informational assembly and guides students in writing letters of introduction to their mentors as well as follow-up thank you notes. , District personnel instrumental in keeping the program running each year are: Pat Banhazl, school-to-career coordinator; Rich Miskiewicz, Assistant Principal; Mike Roccoforte, Assistant Superintendent for Technology, Curriculum, and Instruction; and teachers Margaret Hill at Baldwin Senior High School, Pat Sherman at Baldwin Middle School, and Joanne Mueller at Meadow School. Ms. Banhazl said, "It is very important for students to have an opportunity to experience what it is like to work in a field they are interested in pursuing."

Strawberry Fields performs "Strawberry Fields*" a look-alike, sound-alike Beatles band, is coming to The Suburban Temple, 2900 Jerusalem Avenue, Wantagh on Saturday, March 13, at 8 p.m. They will bring you as close to a real Beatles concert as we can get. "Strawberry Fields" has been per-

forming to audiences of all ages for nearly a decade and has featured members of the Broadway cast of "Beatlemania." Tickets are now on sale for $20, $25 and $30. Bring your friends and family to this musical and visual tribute to the Fab Four.



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Baldwin PTA forum The Baldwin Council of PTAs will sponsor its Annual Legislative Forum on Thursday, February 26, at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin Senior High School, Cafeteria

B. Federal; state and local legislators have been invited to speak to the community. A question and answer period will follow.

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Sunday, February 29 • Conceit: Birk & Hoke Piano Duo, 2:30 p.m., Parent Child Workshop, 2:30 p.m., at the Freeport Memorial Library. Monday, March 1 • VTTA for Seniors, 10 a.m., Athena, 12:30 p.m., Girl Scouts, 4 p.m., AA, 4:30 p.m., Toastmasters, 7 p.m., Memorial Day Parade Comm., 7:30 p.m., at the Freeport Memorial Library. . • . • • Bingo at Congregation Bnai Israel, 7:45 p.m., 91 North Bay view Avenue. ' • Freeport Village Court in session, Judge Cacciatore presiding, 7 p.m., 40 North Ocean Avenue. Court watchers are welcome. •Freeport Board of Trustees, Village Hall, 7:30 p.'m. Tuesday, March 2 • Archbishop Molloy Council # 1974, Knights of Columbus, Our Holy Redeemer Church basement. 7:30 p.m. • How To Listen To and Understand Great Music, 2 p.m., CR: Homework Express, 4 p.m., VITA For Everyone, 6 p.m., SS Audubon Board 7 p.m., at the Freeport Memorial Library. • Freeport Traffic Safety Commission, 7:30 p.m., Village Hall.




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Wednesday, March 3 • Freeport Village Court in session, Judge Cacciatore presiding, 9 a.m., 40 North Ocean Avenue. Court watchers are welcome. • AARP Mature Drivers Course, 9:30 am, CR: Baby and Me, 11 a.m., AA, 4:30 p.m., CR: Homework Express, 6 p.m., DBSA, 6:30 p.m., at the Freeport Memorial Library. • Freeport Kiwanis. Club, 7:30 p.m., Bedell's West Wind. Thursday, March 4 • Freeport Rotary Club, 7 p.m., at Bedell's at West Wind. • CR: Homework Express, 4 p.m., CR: Circle Time, 7 p.m., Freeport Chess Club, 7 p.m., at the Freeport Memorial Library. • Freeport Sewer and Sanitation Commission, 7:30 p.m. DPW, 355 Albany Avenue. • Freeport Highway Commission, 7 p.m., DPW.

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A pilot's eye view of our town Most of the time we view our towns from less than a few yards off the ground, but every once in a while we get.a.higher, view.* ' , ' • •= Have'you seen1 the 'photos bf our, world taken from ''spa^e'by'NA'SlAi'at'hlglit? All the developed areas', including our ^own) Long Island, are lit-up while the developing, world,.mo^t of it, is dark/Yet'we all have to get along for the sake of the future of this planet. On a cross-country airplane trip, you notice how much of this continent is also uninhabited. Whole mountain ranges, whole deserts are wild. By comparison Long Island is positively claustrophobic. Circling out over the ocean on the way in to land, you get a new perspective on your own town. You see the beaches we all enjoy, and the marshes and bays between them and our local towns. Their fragile environment is important to all of us. The water towers stick out above the landscape, the ones we rely on just as we are tied to the high tension electric towers we see along the railroad and highways that connect us to the metropolitan area. From the air, the whole system seems so vulnerable. We usually take it for granted. Most of our towns look like a forest of trees, even though from the ground you might never think so, especially the way so many homeowners seem to be cutting theirs down. But from above, you can see they really must help protect our homes from wind and sun. Perhaps most striking is the way the towns near the Meadowbrook and Wantagh Parkways seem to flow together. They have more in common than not, when seen from above. Yet to many residents each hometown has its distinct personality, owing most likely to the people that make our schools, houses of worship, civic and business groups work. You cannot see these people from a commercial airplane making its way to a landing, but they are the most important reason for coming back. They are what makes a hometown.

WILLIE OMIA BOUIE RETIRES: Hempstead Town Councilwoman Dorothy L. Goosby, second from right, presents an official Town of Hempstead Certificate of Recognition to Willie Omia Bouie of Freeport, third from right, during her retirement celebration, which was held at the Coral House in Baldwin. Mrs. Bouie served as a teacher of Biology and Forensics in the Rockville Centre Public Schools for over 25 years. Because of her dedication to her students, she inspired many of them to pursue careers in the medical and science-related professional areas. From left are Harold, Erich,. Sasha, Yu, and Harold, Jr. Bouie; and honoree, Mrs. Bouie and her husband, Rev. Simon Bouie, Pastor of the Emmanuel A.M.E. Church.

HONORED: Fred Downs . of Freeport, Assistant 'Vice President for Human Resources at Nassau Community College, recently received an award from the New. York State Rehabilitation Association for his efforts to assist individuals with disabilities to achieve success in the marketplace. The Rehabilitation Institute of Carle Place, a member of the Long Island Working Partnership, nominated Mr. Downs for this honor in commemoration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

BENEFIT CONCERT: Former Mayor and Lion Club President Dorothy Storm, left, and Lions Club Secretary Joan Ewen sell Lions' fund-raiser tickets to Chamber of Commerce member Wes Carman. The Freeport Lions Club is sponsoring a benefit concert at the Freeport Recreation Center on Friday, March 12, with the Mersey Beat Band (rock and rhythm with the Liverpool sound), commemorating the Beatles' 40th Anniversary. There will be two performances, 6:30 and 8 p.m., cost is $15. For further information, call Marian at 623-4232. Call soon, as tickets will be sejling quickly.-. • - -. - • •; / v • •-' • -' . .*, , '. * • - - . . ' - .'.•-.




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REVIEWING OLD PLAYBILLS ...My mother was an avid theater-goer and cherished her playbills, the theater programs she collected during 50 years of attending Broadway productions. Just recently, I reviewed those Playbills in preparation for donating some of them to a regional theater in Connecticut to which my husband and I have long had a subscription. Our family wanted them preserved in a safe, appreciative setting. Goodspeed Musicals, located in East Haddam overlooking the Connecticut River, pioneered the practice of "rethinking, restoring and revitalizing America's musical theatre heritage." Although several Broadway shows like "Man of La Mancha," "Annie," and "Shenandoah" originated there, Goodspeed is more likely to produce revivals including those with little chance of once again reaching Broadway. For the subscription theatergoer, many of these productions provide an education in the development of musical theater. Two decades'of my mom's Playbills - from 1931 to the mid 50s - were of particular interest to me. It has been said that journalism is the first draft of history but journalists are well-aware that they are historical witnesses. Playbills, in a less intended way, however are just as much a reflection of history. Each playbill could provide material for numerous classes by a wide assortment of professional educators on many aspects of American life and culture. Most importantly, of course, these Playbills reflect theatrical history for they document the details of productions that starred some of the greatest actors and actresses in show business. The grande dames are all there - Helen Hayes, Judith Anderson, Katherine Hepburn, Eva Le Gallienne, Katharine Cornell, Ethel Barrymore, and Gertrude Lawrence as well as singers Ethel Merman and Mary Martin. The Lunts - Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt - perhaps theater's most reknowned couple, dazzled audiences


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in "The Taming of the Shrew" (1935), "Idiot's Delight" (1936) and "I Know My Love" (1950). There were fabulous leading men - Laurence Olivier, Noel Coward, Walter Houston, Rex Harrison and a relatively inexperienced Vincent Price (long-before his horror movies). He was originally selected to play the role of Prince Albert in "Victoria Regina" in London and later in New York opposite Helen Hayes because he so physically resembled Victoria's actual Prince Consort. Bob Hope became a star in "Roberta" in 1934 where his Playbill biography begins -with his early credentials as a prize fighter. Perhaps one of the most avant garde plays of these decades was "The Women" (1937), written by Clare Booth, prior to her political career or marriage to Henry Luce. The play was advertised as having a cast of 40 women. But if there is a wealth of theatrical material, the Playbills also provide many other views of American life during these diverse and sometimes turbu- • lent times. Advertising shows that even then a lot of money was focused on .selling numerous brands of cigarettes. Almost every issue contained ads for Camel and Lucky Strike cigarettes, and we see the beginnings of celebrity endorsements. Judith Anderson, later Dame Judith Anderson, advocates Lucky Strike because "they never irritate my throat." Camel cigarettes are said to be good "for digestion's sake." Other cigarettes included Chesterfield, Old Gold, Viceroy, and something called Spud. Ads show that the first luxury residential apartments developed by Tishman Brothers ("owners and builders since 1898") in the high society area of Park Avenue and 57th Street ranged "in size from three to 13 rooms. There were advertisements for the new Tudor City apartments which could be rented with or without tasteful furnishings. Advertising for Atlantic City hotels

show per diem prices of $6 with meals or $3 without meals. Later, as the Depression kicks in, those prices would decrease. There was a wide variety of supper clubs and restaurants including the Cotton Club in Harlem with shows that starred Duke Ellington, Cab Galloway or Bill Robinson. Rudy Vallee performed at the Paradise Cabaret Restaurant. At the Central Park Casino, the Eddie Diichin Orchestra played while Guy Lombardo conducted at the Roosevelt Grill. Night life was busy with restaurants, cafes, casinos, follies and cabarets and-they all advertised - the Coconut Grove, the Empire Room, Longchamps, Reubens, the Viennese Roof of the St. Regis, the Savoy Plaza, Jack Dempsey's, the Rainbow Room and the St. Moritz. One could even see Sally Rand performing her famous fan dance. Surprising were the many lingerie ads for women, pretty graphic for the times, that promised a reconstructed figure that could be attained with the help of uplifting new sewing designs rather than uncomfortable metal stays. Cars with "no draft ventilation" were new. Pontiacs sold for $990 in 1939, billed as $120 less than the year before, while Buicks ranged in cost from $745 to $1845. Perfume and liquor ads were plentiful. Arrow Shirts had clever cartoon ads, always on page three, throughout the two decades. This company understood the modern concept of branding and keeping the corporate name front and center in the public's eye. The Corn Exchange Bank ad always included a listing of its assets which, over the years, ranged from $260 million to $360 million. There were many marketing innovations. Prepared meals for delivery were available from Zuccas, an Italian restaurant in the theater district ($1 a meal, a minimum of two meals required.) Fleischman's Florist had an elegant full page ad that appeared in every issue and in the early forties promised two-hour delivery to numerous cities around the country that could

be reached via telegraph. There were, however, two most significant items featured in Playbills during this time. In 1939, two of the Playbills contain a boxed announcement signed by William Hodson, the Commissioner of Welfare. It stated: "PATRONS OF THIS THEATRE are requested not to aid professional beggars soliciting alms on the streets of New York. Mayor F. H. La Guardia states the people of the City are contributing millions of dollars for the care of the destitute. There is food and a bed for all. New Yorkers are requested to cooperate in the elimination of begging. The Municipal Lodging House at 432 East 25th Street, New York City, is open day and night for feeding and shelter." During the wartime years, there is an entire page devoted to patron safety. In a paragraph that foreshadows later events, it states: "We have learned of a new technique in the invasion of countries. There is no longer a 'war zone.' An entire country is subject to sudden, surprise attacks. Every civilian is exposed to danger. A vital part of our defense, therefore, is that civilians be trained to protect themselves and to know just what to do in the event of an attack from the air. "New York City is in little danger of attack from airplanes. But such an attack is not impossible: New York, as the nerve center of the nation, presents a tempting target which might justify an enemy in taking great risks." (p. 14) "Arsenic and Old Lace," December 29, 1941. I don't know how many of these Playbills the Goodspeed organization will be able to use. I do hope that if they are part of any kind of display in their musical theatre education center or library of musical theatre that my mother's name will be included. "Donated by Marie Imperato Gorman." A life-long theater-goer, she would have loved that.

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You'll want to "save the date" Saturday, March 27 - for the Second Annual Fundraising Concert to.benefit CN PULSE (Persons United Limiting Substandards and Errors in Healthcare). The concert will be at 3 p.m. in the South rt Nassau Unitarian Universalist .O Congregation in Freeport. <u r UH The program features international blues artist Little Toby Walker, winner of the prestigious 2002 Memphis International Blues Challenge Award. He will be joined by popular local talent Martha Trachtenberg, a founding member of the Buffalo Gals, 'and Tom W Q Griffith, award-winning producer, com< poser and arranger. The opening act for W the concert is "Somewhat Blue," featuring Jerry Nevitt and Dennis Campton. There will be a free wine tasting from 7 to 8 p.m., plus a free coffee tasting throughout the evening. In addition, there will be dozens of great door and raffle prizes, including a . chance for all ticket holders to win an


overnight stay and free breakfast at the Marriott Hotel. PULSE is a not-for-profit organization helping families of survivors of medical errors and adverse medical events. For additional information or to reserve tickets, contact Ilene C.orina at 579-4711. World Day of Prayer Join Church Women United as they host a service of prayer and song on Friday, March 5, at 1 p.m. in First Church United Methodist, 881 Merrick Road, Baldwin. The theme of this year's service,. "In Faith, Women Shape the Future," was written by women of Panama. An offering will be taken to support the ongoing work of Church Women United both in the United States and overseas. Church Women United is an ecumenical movement working for peace and justice. Everyone is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. For information, call Joan Freeman, chairwoman for this event, at 223-1192. Church office: 223-1168.

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Baldwin chamber meets by Joan Delaney The Baldwin Chamber of Commerce held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 17, at Sonny's Canal House. President Doris Duffy announced that- the Hempstead Town Board has denied the request of developers to change the zoning of the property at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Mjlburn Avenue. Developer Roy Tuccillo had wanted to change the business zone to residential and construct eight apartment units. At the Town Board hearing several residents opposed the application citing the importance of maintaining existing commercial

'What fools these mortals be' Freeport High School student actors will be among the participants when Hofstra University celebrates its 55th annual Shakespeare Festival with a production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," March 4 to 14, at the John Cranford .Adams Playhouse. The Shakespeare Festival is famous in theater circles as being a terrific training ground for aspiring actors. However, an important and much anticipated part of the annual Festival is the High School Competition, which will take place on March 5 and 12 at 3 p.m. at the John Cranford Adams Playhouse. On both dates, schools will compete for awards for "Best Scene," "Best Actor" and "Best Actress." Typically, some high school students don elaborate Shakespearean costumes, while others do twists on the plays in more modern clothing or street clothes. Freeport High School performs Act II, Scene II of "Macbeth" on Friday, March 5. Since 1951. the Shakespeare high school competition has allowed younger students to perform classic scenes on the Hofstra stage. Long Island native and Tony Award-winning actor Brian Dcnnehy, who accepted an honorary doctorate from Hofslra at midyear commencement in December 2003, said the high school competition gave him his first taste of theatrical success at the age of 15. For more information call the University Relations Office at 463-6819 or Hofstra's Department of Drama and Dance at 463-5444.


zoning in a community with an already small quantity of business. At several resident meetings as well as the Town Board meeting, the developer's attorney Bill Benneso described the application as the best use for the property particularly in terms of traffic and safety. In an unusual action, the Chamber had gone on record, sending a letter to the Town Board opposing the zoning change and urging that the parcel remain zoned business. In other announcements, Ms. Duffy noted that the Baldwin Chamber would be participating in an insurance program initiated by the Council of Chambers of Commerce. The names of insurancebusinesses which are members of the Chamber will be forwarded to the Council since the program makes use of local agents. Ms. Duffy described the program as one which will be good for Baldwin's insurance businesses as well as a help to other members who are seeking affordable health insurance for their employees. The Council of Chambers has set up a separate entity entitled Creative Employee Benefits for Chambers Members for this project.

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sporting devils by Linda Hendrickson Basketballmania has hit Frecport High School. Both the boys and girls teams have advanced in their respective tournaments. The boys will meet Uniondale in the finals at SUNY Westbury on Saturday, February 28, while the girls will play Farmingdale in the semi-finals at Bellmore-JFK at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24. "Their defense was outstanding," commented Coach Ernest J. Kight. "We had to play great defense in order to win. Defense will be the key to all remaining games." The Lady Devils were victorious over the Mepham Lady Pirates in the Quarterfinals of the Nassau County Girls Basketball Tournament, 42-20. Sherlise Sawyer scored on the opening tap, and then an incredible defensive game began. Crystal Mitchell, Shauna Patrick and Aja Carter's mission was to stop Randy Bender - Mepham's top scoring machine. A Freeport player was always on her and she was held scoreless until 3:58 in the third quarter. This forced Mepham's other players to handle the ball and shoot more than normal. This was a role they were unaccustomed to playing. Freeport's defense bad done its job well. Freeport came out of the lockerroom with a renewed determination after halftime and outscored Mepham 14-6, opening up a 32-16 lead. Patrick had the hot hand offensively as she accumulated 16 points, five assists and five steals for the night. Erika Jones added 8 while Sawyer and Anna McLean each added six. The Lady Devils dominated both the offensive and defensive boards. MeLean gabbed 12 rebounds while Ashley Straughn (8) and Jones combined for 13.

McLean led the Lady Devils to a 5830 win over the Gold Tornadoes of Lawrence in the opening round of the playoffs with 13 points, 12 rebounds, and six blocked shots. Lawrence had double-teamed McLean and Freeport took advantage of that. Shannon Shippey and Carter each scored eight from the outside, thus forcing Lawrence to rethink its game plan. Straughn, Sawyer, and Jones each scored six in a game where ten players added to the offensive total. "We've been blessed with a deep bench with a variety of skills, reflected Kight. "We have several 'go-to' players." Freeport went on a 15-2 run in the second quarter and opened up a 29-10 halftime lead. It was a scary first half for Freeport's Boys Basketball Team in the semi-final game over the Baldwin Bruins. Freeport looked a little slow and had an unusual number of turnovers. Whatever Coach Bob DeBonis said to the Red Devils at halftime, the players took it to heart and turned an eight-point third-quarter

deficit into a 56-49 win. Freeport went on a 21 -4 run in the third and fourth quarter to put the Red Devils into the title game of the Nassau County Boys Basketball Tournament. This will be the third time Freeport has met Uniondale this season. Each team won on their home court. It's a rubber match this year but the Red Devils remember back further than just this season. This will be the third Freeport-Uniondale final in three years. Freeport lost the other two and the players want this one badly. David Moreno finished with 21 points, 12 rebounds and 3 steals. Brandon Freeman hit a big three-point play with 7:31 to cut the deficit to 39-38. The Red Devils then hit 7 of 9 in the final eight minutes. Kelvin Tulloch hit two huge 3 pointers to give Freeport a 41-39 lead. Jetson Bates (10) and Brandon Freeman ( I I ) combined for 21 points and 18 rebounds. Bates' score on the tap play was a harbinger of what was to come in Freeport's semifinal game against Elmont. Feeport

dominated the boards as Freeman (18) and Moreno (17) grabbed career-high rebounds. The Red Devils totaled 50 rebounds during their 32 minutes of play. Freeman, Moreno, and Bates all hit double digits for the Red Devils on the CT W offensive end. The first quarter had five lead C? 10 changes. Tulloch made two foul shots in the second quarter that put Freeport ahead once and for all. The Red Devils opened up a 28-21 halftime lead. Freeman (18), Moreno (15) and Bales (10) all ended with double figures while m George Glover, Aaron Valentin, Tulloch r w ' and Lennox Norville combined for 18, > a thus rounding out the offensive effort. w Junior swimmer Jason Frazier competed in the division swim meet at the Aquatic center and placed among the lop three finishers in both the 50 freestyle and the 100 yard breasistroke. He has already achieved All Division status and hopes to attain All County or All Conference status at the County Team Championships this week.

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"We don't want to be interrogating six by Joan Delaney year olds.". . In addition to discussion of the Baldwin It was agreed to add "family obligaSchool District's Annual Report card tions" under a list for excused absences reported in The Leader's edition of (N although it was noted that the issue "will February 19, numerous other agenda I" items were approved by the board at its be revisited if we find substantial abuse." I _Q Commenting on the fact that.some parT meeting on February 11. ents will lie, Mr. Schoen added, "We The architects for the $26.7 million don't like that but wh'at are we going to do facilities bond issue, approved by voters about it?" on February 4, will be H2M. Park East Reacting to what appeared to be a company will serve as the construction 3 lenghty list of retirees, a parent expressed managers. Both companies provided H concern and asked if the district was input to the district regarding items which "keeping level in quality in picking new should be included in the bond and procandidates." Board President James jected estimates of construction costs. Scannell noted that the list was fairly typPark East also served as the district's conical in number for a district of Baldwin's struction managers on the middle school • size and said that officials were pro-active expansion. ffi in searching out new staff. The board approved the 2004-5 school H The parent noted the retirement of calendar- which proved difficult to commusic teacher Harvey Dagen and compile because of the timing of Labor Day mented on the high quality and style of and the spring religious holidays which his students' concerts. She stressed the are not contiguous. There will be a staff importance of "passing on the torch and development day on September. 1. School the culture." will begin for all students on September Another resident questioned the discus2, and children will attend school on sion of the policies regarding searches of September 3. Schools will be closed on students and asked "What is the genesis Labor Day, September 6. The full calenof that...the trend shocks me...How did we dar is on the district's website (www.baldget to this?" The board continued discussion on The board noted that the policy reflects the procedures the district has always folupdating school district policies to reflect changing State Education Department lowed. Information learned by board (SED) regulations and federal and state members at recent school board meetings laws. In reporting back to the board on prompted them to realize that these existseveral previously questioned items. ing practices should be reflected in actual Superintendent of Schools Kathy Weiss written policies. Mr. Scannell noted, "It noted that the district's counsel, Larry doesn't reflect new things happening." Reich, said that districts cannot conduct Other items included discussion of varrandom searches "without reasonable susious "Shadow Day" opportunities for 61 picion." In previous discussion, however, .sophomores -and 20 seniors who were it was stressed that school lockers can be able to visit various professionals as part . searched if there is reasonable suspicion of the district's practical School to Career and the "assumption of privacy" does not activities. hold. There was also discussion on tuition Language was clarified in the policy costs. It was stressed that the district does concerning searches by police officials. not accept tuition-paying students except Although the district always tries to "first . in the case of a small number of special contact parents," it was agreed that the education students. Districts work cooppolicy will not include language to eratively in creating programs for particurequire that commitment since some incilar special education needs. In order that dents might preclude that possibility. these programs are cost-effective, they The district's counsel also noted that accept tuition-paying students. In some while it is not legally necessary to require cases Baldwin sponsors the programs and that district personnel be present while a in other cases Baldwin's students attend student is being interrogated by police, classes in other districts since not all disJhe district should leave that language in tricts can host every specialized class. the policy since that is their practice. It Tuition costs also are in place so the was also explained that the police have district can recapture costs for students the right to bring a student to a police who attend the schools illegally or for precinct without the school's permission those small number of students who by although Dr. Weiss stressed that the dispolicy are allowed to finish a school year trict has an excellent relationship with the if they move to another district. police and "that has never happened." Board member Mary Jo O'Hagan Continuing discussion took place on reported on her attendance at the Federal the district's attendance policy which over Relations Network -conference in past years has reflected the SED's varying Washington, D.C. This is the third year interpretations of whether absences can or she has participated. She noted concerns cannot affect a student's grades through with funding for the Americans With denial of credit. Baldwin's policy has Disabilities Act and its impact on school attempted to define excused and unexcosts. When passed years ago, 40 percent cused absences and list those absences funding was promised by the federal govwhich would riot negatively impact a ernment. In reality the funding has only child's grades and those that would. There been 17 to 18 percent of costs. Last year, are also procedures for making up work some procedural, paperwork restrictions and the responsibilities of students and were eliminated, which helped districts. teachers. She also noted the impact of the "No The board was uncomfortable with the Child Left Behind" regulations and the proposed policy since its members could federal government's reneging on those envision situations when a parent might funding promises as well. She spoke of take a child out of school for family reathe financial burden of testing and mansons that are not included under the (ist of dated services, saying, "The federal gov"excused" absences. They were uncomernment only pays a fraction of what was fortable putting parents, and especially promised." children, in the position of lying. Board member B.A. Schoen noted.

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• Aftercare Family Support Programs • Grief Support Referrals 769 Merrick Road • Baldwin • 223-1460 • fax 378-7735 FIRST CHURCH BALDWIN, UNITED flETHODIST, 881 Merrick Rd, Baldwin, 223-. 168, Rev. Richard E. Smeltzen Worship Service & Sunday School 10 a.m.; Youth Fellowship' unday, 6:30 p.m BENEZER CHURCH OF SEVENTH DAY VDVENTIST 97 Broadway. Michael R. Jemard, Pastor; Saturdays, Church at Study, 9:15 .m.; Morning Service, 11 a.m.; Youth Service, 4 .m. 379-1054 3EAN 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 School (pre-K through seniors), 11:15 .m.; Wednesdays, Prayer Meeting, 8 p.m SOUTH NASSAU CHRISTIAN CHURCH, U47 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 :HURCH, 2332 Grand Avenue, Baldwin, 223951. The Rev. Edward G. Bamett, Pastor. The Service of Holy Communion, 10a.m. ALL SAINTS' EPISCOPAL CHURCH ANGLICAN) - 2375 Harrison Avenue, Baldwin, 223-3731, The Rev. Dr. Charles G. Ackerson, >h.D., Rector. Sunday: Holy Eucharist, 8 a.m., lunday School, 9:45 a.m.. Sung Eucharist, 10 a.m., Wednesday: Holy Eucharist 10 a.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. IGLESIA CENTRO BIBLICO DE FREEPORT - 50 North Main Street, 546-0473, C. Luis Vargas, Senior Pastor. Sunday services. TABERNACLE OF FAITH. 286 West Menick ^oad, 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. Jusino. BETHEL AJVI.E. CHURCH, 420 North Main Street. Reverend Dr. Harry J. White, II., Senior Pastor, Sunday Morning Worship Service 9:45 a.m., Holy Communion - Every 1st Sunday., Senior Program — Tuesday. Wednesday & Thursday: 10 a.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.m.: 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. Steed Davidson. 10:30 a.m. Worship Service. During church service nursery care and a toddler program are available along with Pre-K through 8th 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 fol- . lowed by breakfast, 6:45 a.m. Sunday services. 9 a.m., followed by breakfast. Religious school, preK 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. CHRIST EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH/1GLESIA 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. 10a.m.: Traditional Service of Holy Communion. 11 a.m.: Sunday School and Adult Bible Study, 10 a.m. - 1 1 a.m. WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES. 80 West Merrick Road. Full Gospel-Non-Denominational: Caspar Anastasi. Pastor: Raymond Trip! and Tom Dimino, Assistant' Pastors. Sunday morning Worship 8:30 .and 11 a.m.: Children's Church I I 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 Prayei 7:30 p.m. 546-3344. FREEPORT CHURCH OF GOD. 580 Babylon Turnpike. Reverend Linette 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 Prayer Se/vice 8 p.m. SALVATION ARMY. 66 Church Street. P.O Box 725. Majors 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. I 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.n Youth programs for kids 4-14 - Scouting Program Tuesday 4-6 p.m.; Supper Club Thursday 4-7 p.m Family Supper 5-5:30 p.m. Call (516) 378-4557 . TRANSFIGURATION EPISCOPAI CHURCH - (ANGLICAN). South Long Bead Avenue and Pine Street. Tuesdays Holy Eucharis 8:45 a.m. Sundays. Holy Eucharist 8 and 10 a.m Sunday School, noon. CHURCH OF OUR HOLY REDEEMER, 3 South Ocean Avenue. Weekday Masses Monda 7:30 p.m. (Spanish), 7:30 a.m.; Thursday, 7:3' p.m. (Spanish); Friday 12:10 p.m. followed b Divine Mercy Chaplet; Saturday Morning Mass i the Church, 7:30 a.m. Saturday Evening (Sunda Vigil Masses) 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. (Spanish): Sunda Masses 7, 8:30, 10 (Family), 11:30 a.m., I p.n (Spanish): Miraculous Medal Novena, Saturda following 7:30 a.m. Mass. Blessed Sacramen Chapel open 24 hours. ST. CHRISTOPHER'S R.C. CHURCH, Gale Avenue, Baldwin. Sunday Masses: Saturda at 5 p.m.; Sunday at 7:30 a.m.; 9:30 a.m. (Fol 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: a.m. Holiday Masses: Please consult the weekl 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 fo adults & children. 9:20 a.m.; Wednesday Bibl Study & Prayer, 8 p.m.; 379-8084. COMMUNITY CHURCH OF TH1 NAZARENE, 301 Atlantic Avenue. Sunday: Sunday School for all ages, 10 a.m.; Mornin Worship Service. 11 a.m.; Evening Praise an Prayer Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesdays, Evenin Bible Study in Spanish and English. 7:30 p.n Second and fourth Fridays. Youth Night in Churc gym, 8 p.m. GREATER SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH 129 East Merrick Road. Reverend Mallett Sundays. Morning Service. 11 a.m.; Evenin Service, 9 p.m. Thursdays, Prayer Meeting, 8 p.m Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. SOUTH BALDWIN JEWISH CENTER, 29." Grand Avenue, Baldwin: Rabbi Robert Judi Conservative. Twice daily minyan. Weekday Sunday 9:30 a.m.: Monday-Friday 6:50 a.m Sunday-Thursday 8 p.m.; Shabbat: 8 p.m.; ShabK morning 9:30 a.m.: Sat. afternoon 10 minute before sundown. Religious school; Adult educ tion. Mens Club & Sisterhood. 223-8688

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Service News Marine Corps Pfc. SCOTT W. BITTER, son of Laura J. McCaffrey of Baldwin, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, VO cs Parris Island, South Carolina and was meritoriously promoted to his current rank. X) He successfully completed 12 weeks of training designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally. Pfc. Bitter and other recruits also ireceived instruction on the Marine Corps' core values - honor, courage and commitment, and what the words mean Q in guiding personal and professional W conduct. He and fellow recruits ended the W training phase with The Crucible, a 54g' hour team effort, problemsolving evolu-


tion which culminated with an emotional ceremony in which the recruits were presented the Marine Corps Emblem, and were addressed as "Marines" for the first time since boot camp began. Bitter is a 2003 graduate of Baldwin High School. Marine Corps Pfc. ALEXANDER J. LAMOND, son of Judith A. and George W. Lamond of Baldwin, recently completed basic training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina and was promoted to his current rank. He successfully completed 12 weeks of training designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally. Pfc.Lamond is a 1994 graduate of Baldwin Senior High School.

UMC concerts begin The Freeport United Methodist Church, 46 Pine Street, is presenting its first musical concert in a concert series of four events this coming 'Saturday, February 28, at 1 p.m. This first concert, "The Chimes of Hope" is an evening of Classical Music, Spirituals and Blues in honor of Black History Month featuring their former pastor, the Rev. Lloyd E. Dees, voice, Laurel Tompkins, piano/organ and Dr. Anne Yarrow, a lifelong member of the Freeport church, on violin. Rev. Dees was the first AfricanAmerican pastor of the Freeport church (1987-1994) who, as a part of his ministry also served in the community as president of the interfaith Council, advisor to the Superintendent of Schools and the public relations and fund-raising chairperson of the Nassau County Habitat for Humanity. Laurel Tompkins, pianist, organist

Student news VANESSA DELAINE of Baldwin, a sophomore fashion design major in Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, was one of eight students selected nationwide to have her clothing designs featured in the annual Teens in Fashion show, sponsored by YM Magazine. Her designs were selected from 72 entries from contestants in colleges across the country to be modeled in this annual teen fashion show. Of the eight finalists, five came from Syracuse . University. Teens in Fashion is a youth-driven forum dedicated to teaching inner-city teens how to express themselves through innovative art, by supporting their talents in fashion. JENNIFER NAIMZADEH, a senior women's studies major at Holliiis

University, Roanoke. Virginia, has been named an Honor Student for the 2003 Fall Semester. To attain this distinction, students must earn at least a 3.5 average on a 4.0 grading scale. â&#x20AC;˘* + + CAMILLE NICOLLE GRANT, an eighth-grader at Baldwin Middle School, is the recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Youth Award. Selection was based on recommendation letters, community service and a narrative she wrote detailing her involvement. She received her award January 19 at a ceremony in Albany. A Girl Scout since 1996, Carnile, 13, is a member of her school Builder's Club. With these organizations she has participated in activities such as Operation Christmas Child, volunteering at a homeless shelter and a Illness jamboree for young students.

and teacher graduated from Westminister .Choir College and for years taught music in the public schools on Long Island. She has a longtime association as a concert partner with violinist Anne Yarrow and was in music ministry as church organist with Rev. Dees when he served as pastor of the Freeport church. Anne Yarrow, a Freeport resident, in addition to a concert career as a violinist, is on the music faculty of Molloy College, where she founded, and conducts the Molloy College Community Orchestra. She attended Yale University where she earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Music, and New York University, from 'which she received a Ph.D. in Musicology and Violin Performance. Tickets are $15, and will be available at the door. Reeshments will follow the concert. All are welcome.


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Police News On February 12, William Gomez, 31, of Church Street, Freeport was arrested at Kohl's on Sunrise Highway, Massapequa and charged with Petit Larceny. >** First Squad detectives are investigating an assault that occurred on February 13 at 9:10 p.m. in Freeport. According to detectives, a black man, approximately 34 years old, heavy build, wearing all black, walked up behnd the victim on Stevens Street and struck him on his head, causing him to fall to the ground. While on the ground the assailant stabbed the victim numerous times on his face and hands with a kitchen knife.The assailant fled in an unknown direction. The victim was transported to Nassau University Medical Center for medical treatment, Detectives ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244TIPS, All callers will remain anonymous..


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A 1989 Honda Accord was stolen on Edward Street and Grand Avenue on February 12 at 5 :30 p.m, A residence on Abbey Lane was burglarized on February 15 between 4:30 p.m. and 8:50 p.m. The loss was assorted jewelry. Entry was gained through a rear door, which was forced open. A 1990 Buick Regal was stolen from Merrick Road and Grand Avenue on February 13 between 10 a.m. and 12 noon. •• • The First Squad reports the arrest of two men for a robbery that occurred in East Meadow on February 18 at 2:23 a.m. According to detectives, a man entered the Empress Diner on Hempstead Turnpike, and asked a male employee for change of a dollar. When the register was opened, the man pushed the employee, reached in and removed an undisclosed amount of currency. He fled into a waiting 1995 Lincoln Tow near that was operated by another

man. There were no injuries reported. The victim notified passing State Troopers John Seymore and Edward Franke who placed two suspects under arrest shortly thereafter. The defendants have been identified as: • Keith Parro, 35, of South Ocean Avenue, Freeport. He has been charged with Robbery, Assault and Resisting

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BALDWIN FIRE CHIEF INSTALLATION: Hempstead Senior Town Councilman Anthony J. Santino, right, attended the Baldwin Fire Department Installation Ceremony at the Coral House in Baldwin. Thomas Brown, center, was installed as the new Chief of the Baldwin Fire Department. Joining them is Nassau County Legislator Joseph Scannell.


Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 01/15/04. 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 Rosenfeld & Maidenbaum, LLP, 132 Spruce Street, Cedarhurst, New York 11516. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #291 6t 1 /29. 2/5. 12. 19. 26. 3/4 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: OCEANSIDE REALTY LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 01 /20/04. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom piocess against it may be served. SSNY shall mall a copy of process to the LLC, C/o Berlin & Blau, Attorneys at Law, 444 Merrick Road Suite 102. Lynbrook, New York 11563. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL 293 6T 1 /29. 2/5. 12. 19. 26. 3/4 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. GREENPOINT BANK, Pltf. vs. KETTLY AUBAIN, et al, Defts. Index #7346/03. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale entered Nov. 20, 2003,1 will sell at public auction on the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd... Mineola, NY on March 10, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. prem. k/a 433 Miller Ave., Freeport, NY. Said property located at the corner formed by the intersection of the Southerly side of Adams St. (Kings St.) and the Easterly side of Miller Ave., being a plot 60 ft. x 100 ft. Approx. amt. of judgment is $103,667.36 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. EDWIN MULHERN, Referee. CULLEN & DYKMAN BLEAKLEY PLATT LLP, Attys. for Pltf., 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd.,

Garden City, NY. #58106 FL300P4T2/5. 12. 19. 26 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT. NASSAU COUNTY. CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORP. F/K/A CHEMICAL MORTGAGE CO., Pltf. vs. ROGER INNOCENT, et al, Defts. Index #25462/98. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Apr. 26, 2000,1 will sell at public auction at the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY on Mar. 5, 2004 at 9:15 a.m. prem. k/a 131 Woods Ave., Roosevelt, NY. Said property located at the corner formed by the intersection of the Southerly side of Wood Ave. with the Easterly side of Charles St., being a plot 52.50 ft. x 94.73 ft. x 54.14 ft. x 90.86 ft. Approx. amt. of judgment Is $131,074.69 plus costs and interest. Sold subject 'to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. GERALD WRIGHT. Referee. HAL B. GREENWALD, Atty. for Pltf., 35 East Grassy Sprain Rd., Suite 507, Yonkers, NY. #58036 FL301P4T2/5. 12, 19.26 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE COMPANY, Pltf. vs. KAREEM EBANKS; ELEGANT ENTRIES OF NASSAU, INC., Defts. Index #02/13914. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated 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 March" 5, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. prem. k/a 188 North Long Beach Ave., Freeport, NY. Said property located on the East line of Long Beach Ave., 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 x 142.57 ft. x 75.03 ft. Approx. amt. of judgment is S265.721.48 plus costs and 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. #57995 FL302P4T2/5. 12. 19,26 STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. ' LEGAL NOTICE OF ADJOURNED SALE Index No. 97-217993 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. In pursuance and by-virtue of a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly granted by this Court and entered in the Nassau County Clerk's Office on the 8th day of April, 1998, and an Order Amending the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on February 19, 1999, I, the undersigned Referee, duly appointed in this action for such purpose, was originally scheduled to 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 an adjournment of the sale noticed on the above date, scheduled to sell at Public Auction to the .highest bidder there(continued on next page)


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" fore, at the North Front Steps of the Courthouse. 262 Old Country Road. Mineola. New York, Nassau County, New York, on the 11th day of March, 2004,' at 9:30 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 of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of new York, known and designated as lot no. 20 in block no. 527, on a certain map entitled "Map of Hausch Manor, Section 1, Roosevelt, Town of hempstead, Nassau County. New York, dated March 25, 1953 revised June'16, 1953, surveyed by JJ. 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 connecting the said easterly side of Conlon Road with the southerly side of Hausch Boulevard; RUNNING THENCE northeasterly along aforesaid arc of a curve having a radius of 10.00 feet, a distance of 14,37 feet to a point on the southerly side of Hausch Boulevard; RUNNING THENCE easterly along the southerly side of Hausch Boulevard, the following three courses and distances: (1) South 85 degrees 58 minutes 45 seconds East 26.21 feet; (2) along the arc of a curve having a radius of 100.00 feet, a distance of 41.75 feet; (3) South 62 degrees 03 minutes 29 seconds East 15.86 feet; RUNNING THENCE south 4 degrees 01 minutes 15 seconds west 84.98 feet; RUNNING THENCE North 85 degrees 58 minutes 45 seconds west 103.48 feet to the easterly side of Conlon Road; RUNNING THENCE North 11 degrees 41 minutes 57 seconds East along the easterly side of Conlon Road 92.16 feet, to the point or place of BEGINNING. Subject to restrictions, easements, and covenants of record, if any: Street Address of Foreclosed Property: 28 Conlon Road, Roosevelt, New York 11575 Michael Zapson, Esq., as Referee Melvin & Melvin, PLLC Attorneys for Plaintiff Office and P.O. Address: 217 South Salina Street Syracuse, New York 13202 Publication dates; February 6, 2004; Februry 13, 2004; February 20, 2004; and February 27, 2004 FL3034T2/5. 12. 19.26 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT. NASSAU COUNTY. IRONWOOD ACCEPTANCE COMPANY, Pltf. vs. ADMINISTRATOR OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, Defts. Index #03-004827. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Nov. 25, 2003, I will sell at public auction at the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd,. Mineola, NY on Mar. 9, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. prem. k/a Section 55. Block 410. Lot 153. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. PETER H. LEVY, Referee. LEW & LEVY. Attys. for Pltf., 12 Tulip Dr.. Great Neck. NY. #58118 Fl 304 4T 3/5 17 19 7lS

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: THE BOSS'S DAUGHTER LLC, Articles of organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 01/27/04. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY 1 shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, C/o Rosenfeld & Maidenbaum LLP, 132 Spruce Street, Cedarhurst.New York 11516. Purpose: For . any lawful purpose. FL3056T2/5. 12. 19. 26. 3/4. 11 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME : CASA EVERGREEN LLC. Articles of organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) On 01/28/04. The latest date of dissolution is 12/31/2103. 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 Stephen Waldron, 38 Elliot Place. Freeport. New York 11520. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL 306 6T 2/5. 12. 19. 26. 3/4. 11

NOTICE OF FORMATION of a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC). Name: JPCM Properties LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secy, of State of NY on January 23, 2004. NY office location: Nassau County. Secy, of State of NY designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. Secy, of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon nim/her to c/o: JPCM LLC, 100 Merrick Road, Suite 514, Rockviile Centre. New York. Purpose: to engage in any lawful act or activity. Fl 307 6T 2/5. 12. 19. 26. 3/4. 11 ' NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NASSAU

CHASE MORTGAGE COMPANY-WEST, F/K/A MELLON MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff against IVAN MAXWELL, et al defendant(s). Index No. 00-018602. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly filed on 5/4/2001, I. the undersigned Referee in said Judgment named, will sell at public auction on the north front steps, Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road, Mineola, N.Y. on the 17th day of March, 2004 at 9:00 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 155 Ellison Avenue, Roosevelt, N.Y. 11575. Tax account number: Section: 55 Block: 335 Lot: 11 & 12. Approximate amount of Judgment $165,882.55 plus interest and costs, premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Index No. 00-018602. Edwin J. Mulhern. Esq., Referee. Gullace & Weld'LLP, Attbrney(s) for Plaintiff, 500 First Federal Plaza, Rochester, N.Y. 14614, (585)340-2361 Fl 313 4T 9/19. 19 7iS 3/4 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU

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, Block and Lot: 55-336-18/19 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. Baum, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, â&#x20AC;˘ P.O. Box 1291, Buffalo, NY 14240-1291 Dated: 2/5/2004 Fl 39fi 4T 9/26.


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NOT ICE 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 3/3/2004 at 9:30 A.M. & 2:00 P.M. to consider the following applications and appeals: THE FOLLOWING CASES WILL BE CALLED STARTING AT 9:30 A.M.



Against WAYNE MCKEN; et al..

Defendants) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly dated 11/14/2002 I, the udersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the NorthFront Steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road, Mineola, NY on 3/19/2004 at 10:30 AM premises known as 98 Prospect Street, Roosevelt, 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 55 Block 294 Lot 482-483 Approximate amount of lien $153,352.68 plus interest and costs Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment Index # 6509/02 FRANK N. D'ERRIGO .Esq., Referee. Jon B. Felice & Associates, P.C (Attorney's forPlaintiff) 11 East Street, Suite 800 New York, NY 10017 Dated: 2/2/2004 File #: BBFCH 2498 mac Fl 3934T9/1O ?/. 3/4 11




The resolution, a summary of which is published herewith, has been adopted on the 11 th day of February, 2004, and the validity of the obligations authorized by such resolution may be hereafter contested only if such obligations were authorized for an object or purpose for which the BALDWIN UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, in the County of Nassau, New York, is not authorized to expend money or if the provisions of law which should have been complied with as of the date of publication of this Notice were not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the publication of this Notice, or such obligations were authorized in violation of the provisions of the constitution. Jacquie Ackerman District Clerk BOND RESOLUTION OF THE BALDWIN UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRTCT, NEW YORK, ADOPTED FEBRUARY 11, 2004, AUTHORIZING THE PARTIAL RECONSTRUCTION OF, AND CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS AND ALTERATIONS TO, ALL DISTRICT BUILDNGS AND THE SITES THEREOF, STATING THE ESTIMATED TOTAL COST THEREOF IS ' $26,976,993, APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT THEREFOR, AND AUTHORIZNG THE ISSUANCE OF $26,976,993 SERIAL BONDS OF SAID DISTRICT TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION Objects or purposes: to partially reconstruct and construct improvements and alterations to all District buildings and the sites thereof Amount of Obligations to be Issued: $26,976,993 Period of Probable Usefulness: thirty (30) years A complete copy of the bond resolution summarized above shall be available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the District Clerk, Baldwin Union Free School District, 960 Hastings Street, Baldwin, New York. Dated: February 11, 2004 Baldwin, New York Fl 374 1T?/?iS NOTICE OF SALE 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 dated 12/3/2002 I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the North Front Steps Of The Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road, In the City of Mineola on 3/30/2004 at 2:30 PM premises known as 47 Dawes Avenue, Hempstead, NY 11575

171/04. MERRICK-ElizabetrvPerinelli & David Chao, Renewal of grant to maintain 6' high fence.,N/s Webster St., 345.11' W/o Pettit St., a/k/a 128 Webster St. 172/04. WEST HEMPSTEAD-Alfons Pasholli, Renewal of grant to maintain 2-family dwelling.,S/s Ivy St., 260' E/o Morton Ave., a/k/a 175 Ivy St. 173/04, -174/04. OCEANSIDE - McDonald's Corp., Renewal of grants: maintain one double-faced, detached, illuminated ground sign, overall height 25', overall size 103 S.F., setback +/- 3' from property line; maintain menu board in-conjunction with drive-thru windows.,S/s Atlantic Ave., 200.50' E/o Kenneth Ri., a/k/a 3135 Atlantic Ave, 175/04. OCEANSIDE-Martln 8c Stephanie Reingold, Renewal of grant to maintain 6' high fence.,S/s Lorrle Dr., 124.85' E/o Mahlon Brower Dr., a/k/a 3639 Lorrie Dr. 176/04. - 177/04. ELMONT-Frank and Auva Jordan, Variances, side yard, rear yard, maintain bi-level wood deck attached to dwelling and detached garage; Maintain 6' high fence larger then pool Installation area.,E/s of Benson Ave. 202' N/o Sweetman St. a/k/a 235 Benson Ave. 178/04. - 179/04. LEVITTOWN-Patricia A. Greco, Maintain pool In front yard setback on Ranch La. & 6' high fence larger than pool installation area; Maintain shed with more than required side, & rear yard setbacks..S/E cor. Old Oak La. & Ranch La., a/k/a 2 Old Oak La. 180/04. - 181/04. WANTAGH-Glenn & Linda Gering, Variance, rear yard, construct 2nd story addition above garage attached to dwelling; Maintain 5' 8c 6' high fence..S/E cor. Valentine PI. & Roland Ave., a/k/a 3076 Valentine PI. 182/04. -183/04. MERRICK-James & Eleni Mantikas, Variances, lot area occupied, side yard, side yards aggregate, rear yard, maintain garage converted to living space and addition both attached to dwelling; Variances, lot area occupied, side yard, side yards aggregate, rear yard, maintain bi-level wood decks attached to dwelling.,E/s Frankel Blvd., 240' S/o Elliot Ave., a/k/a 397 Frankel Ave. 184/04. MERRICK-Donald A. & Carolyn Romano, Install 6' high fence., N/E cor. Lincoln Blvd. Arthur St., a/k/a 269 Lincoln Blvd. 185/04. LEVITOWN-Edna M. Colucci, Variance, side yard, maintain enclosed patio attached to dwelling.,S/W cor. Mallard Rd. & Lark St., a/k/a 3712 Mallard Rd. 186/04. NR ROCKVILLE CENTRE-Edward G. Bithorn, Variances, front width at street line, front yard average setback, construct garage attached to dwelling.,N/s Blenheim Rd., 233.76' W/o Rockwin Rd., a/k/a 40 BLenheim Rd. 187/04. -188/04. HEWLETT- Edward C. & Mary H. Cooper, Variance, front yard setback on Oak Dr., maintain wood deck & enclosed porch both attached to dwelling; Variance, front yard setback on Mill Rd., maintain addition to dwelling.,S/W cor. Chestnut Dr. & Oak Dr. running thru to Mill Rd., a/k/a 1 Chestnut Dr. 189/04. - 190/04. .WANTAGH-Gloria Casa . Colella, Mother/Daughter Res. (2nd kitchen); Variance, lot area occupied, construct addition to dwelling.,S/s Charles Rd., 539.21 E/o Brent Dr.. a/k/a 2870 Charles Rd. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 191/04. EAST ATLANTIC BEACH-Bruce & Linda Hittleman, Variances, side yard, rear yard, construct 3rd story addition exceeding number of stories & construct 2-story addition all attached to dwelling.,W/s Clayton Ave., 350' N/o Beech St., a/k/a 95 Clayton Ave. 192/04. NR LAWRENCE-STS Realty Corp., Kim Super Capobianco^ President, Waive off-street, parking (maintain addition to building).,N/W cor. Lawrence La. & Honeywell PI., a/k/a 2 Lawrence La. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) THE FOLLOWING CASES WILL BE CALLED STARTING AT 2:00 P.M. 193/04. - 196/04. FRANKLIN SQUARE-Robert & Nilda Rosati,Variance, side yards aggregate, construct 2nd story addition to dwelling; Variances, side yard, side yards aggregate, maintain garage converted to living space and A/C unit both attached to dwelling; Variance, lot area occupied, maintain deck attached to dwelling; Variance, lot area occu-

pied, maintain shed higher than permitted., W/s Meisser St., 63.33' N/o Patterson Ave,, a/k/a 758 Meisser St. 197/04, ELMONT-Verdeland Homes, Inc.,Variances, subdivision of lot, lot area, front width, lot area occupied, rear yard, construct dwelling with garage (demolish existing dwelling).,W/s Blltmore Ave., 428' S/o Hempstead Tpke. 198/04. ELMONT-Verdeland Homes, Inc.,Variances, subdivision of Lot, lot area, front width, lot area occupied, rear yard, construct dwelling with garage,W/s Biltmore Ave., 467.85' S/o Hempstead Tpke. , 199/04. NR WESTBURY-Nassau Animal Emergency Group P.C.,Use premises to construct addition for animal clinic.,S/s Old Country Rd., 131.08' W/o Westbury Dr., a/k/a 740 Old Country Rd. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 200/04. N. BELLMORE-Amerada Hess Corp..Install one double-faced, illuminated ground sign, with price sign thereon; 64 sq. ft. per face & overall size 128 sq.ft.; overall height 20' 8c within clear sight triangle (replace existing sign).,S/W cor. Jerusalem Ave. & Newbridge Rd., a/k/a 2426 Jerusalem Ave. 201/04. - 203/04. SEAFORD-Seaford Volunteer & Exempt Fireman's Benevolent Assoc.,Varlance, rear yard & use variance to maintain training platform in conjunction with fire department; Variance, rear yard 8c use variance to install two (2) metal storage containers in conjunction with fire department; Application for declaration of immunity by the Seaford Volunteer & Exempt Fireman's Benevolent Assoc. in lieu of rear yard & use variances to maintain training platform & install two (2) metal storage containers.^^ cor. Waverly Ave. & Southard Ave. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 204/04. BELLMORE-FP 301 Bedford, LLC, c/o Philips International, Permission to park in Res. "B" District (proposed retail building).,N/E cor. Bedford Ave. & Bedford Ct. 1319/04. NR WESTBURY-Dominick ladevaia. Variance, construct dwelling & 2-car garage on lot created by subdivision of a .lot on filed Levitt map #5028.,N/s Salisbury Park Dr., 97.31' W/o Handy La. ALL PAPERS PERTAINING TO THE ABOVE HEARING ARE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION AT THE BOARD OF APPEALS, TOWN HALL, 1 WASHINGTON STREET, HEMPSTEAD, NY 11550. Interested parties may appear at the above time and place. 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 FL326 IT 2/26 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU MIDFIRST BANK



Defendants) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly entered 3/12/2003 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 3/25/2004 at 3:00 PM premises known as 123 Harris 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 Village of Freeport, Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York Section 55 Block 250 Lot 241 & 242 approximate amount of lien $176,965.42 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment Index #01/018162 PAUL J. MUSCRELLA. Esq., Referee Shapiro and DiCaro 250 Mile Crossing Blvd., Suite One, Rochester, NY 14624 Dated 2/12/2004 File #: 01 -41891 r jvr


.Plaintiff Against CLARENCE E. WILLIAMS A / K / A CLARENCE WILLIAMS, KIM A. WILLIAMS A/K/A KIM WILLIAMS, et al Defendants) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and 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 3/30/2004 at 10:00 AM premises known as 66 Jefferson 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 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 (continued on next page)

PUBLIC NOTICES of Freeport, Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York. SBL#62-196-32 Approximate amount.of lien $149,953.71. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment. JEFFREY FORCHELLI. Esq.. Referee, Fein, Such & Crane, LLP, 1800 First Federal Plaza, Rochester, NY 14614 (585) 232-7400 Ext. 70 Dated: 2/18./2004 FILE #HCNYC042

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Dated: 2/1 1 /2004 File #: 01 -421 1 2r jvr Fl tt37R4t?/7iS 3/4 11 1R NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: MCQUILLAN REALTY ASSOCIATES. LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 02/02/04. office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated as agent of th LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o Richard McQuillan, 140 Cedar Avenue. Rockville Centre, New York 11570. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FI a.ry? AY 9/77 MA n in 9fi An

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SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. ("MERS"), as nominee for Homecoming Financial Network, Inc. • Plaintiff, AGAINST Crystal Pearce, et al., Defendant (s) Pursuant to a Judgment of foreclosure and sale duly dated 1 2/2/2003 I, the undersigned referee will sell at public auction at the North Front Steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road, in the Village of Mineola on 3/26/2004 at 10:30 AM premises known as 7 Davison Place, Fre9port, NY 1 1 520. 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, Block and Lot: 62-74-556, 567, 568, 59 Approximate amount of Hen $316,869.14 plus interest and costs, premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment. Index #8965/03 John M. Conroy, Referee Steven J. Baum P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 1291, Buffalo, NY 14240-1291 Dated: 2/1 9/2004 FL #330 4t 2/26. 2/4. 11. 18 _ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: AJAKS TRADING CO., LLC. Articles of organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 09/20/02. 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,. 442 Albermarle Road Cedarhurst, New York 1516. Purpose: for any lawful purpose. FL #331 6t 2/26. 3/4. 1 1. IB. 75. 4/1 _ --.„NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU BANK ONE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF : CHICAGO) PLAINTIFF, ALEXANDER MITCHELL JR.; etal ' . DEFENDANTS Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly entered 1 /2/2001 and bearing the Index #000988-00, I the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the Front Steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd. in the City of Mineola, NY, County of Nassau, State of New York on 3/29/2004 at 9:00 am premises known as 52 EAST SECOND ST., FREEPORT, NY 11 520 •ALL that certain plot, piece, or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Village


NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: 831 HALSEY REALTY, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York-(SSNY) on 02/18/04. The latest date of dissolution is 12/31/2054. 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, 907 Midway Street, Woodmere, New York 11598. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #333 6t 2/26. 3/4. 11. 18,25.4/1 Notice is hereby given that an Order granted by the Supreme Court. Nassau County, on the 6th day of February 2004, bearing the index number 16855/03, 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 Peggy Marie Lester, My present address is 546 Nassau Ave.. Freeport, NY 11520, the date of my birth is 2-28-52; the place of birth is Rockville Centre, NY; the present name is Mary Marguerite Boyle Lester. FL #334-It 2/26 NOTICE TO BIDDERS ACOUSTICAL BUILDING FOR THE NEW CONTROL ROOM AT POWER PLANT #1 FOR FREEPORT ELECTRIC THE INC VILLAGE OF FREEPORT NASSAU COUNTY, NY

Sealed bids subject to all instructions terms and conditions hereon and pursuant to the specifications will be received by th Purchasing Agent until 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, March 30, 2004, when they will be opened publicly and read aloud after 11:00 A.M.; prevailing time, in the Main Conference Room of the Village Hall on the said date for the vehicle as specified and the contract awarded as soon thereafter as practical for: ACOUSTICAL BUILDING FOR THE NEW CONTROL ROOM AT POWER PLANT #1 Freeport Electric Specifications, and proposed contacts may be obtained-at the office ofthe Purchasing Agent Incorporated Village of Freeport 46 North Ocean Avenue, Freeport NY 11520 from 9:00 AM Monday, 'March 1 until 4:00 P.M. Monday, March 29, 2004. The Board reserves the right to reject any or all bid proposals received and subject to these reservations, shall award the contract to the lowest qualified 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 Issue Date - February 26, 2004 FL #335 It 2/26 ,. • NOTICE TO BIDDERS


Notice is hereby given that the Purchasing Agent of the Incorporated Village of Freeport New York will receive sealed proposals for •CONSTRUCTION OF PRINCE AVENUE WELLS 10, 11 & 12 - CONTRACT NO. 6 - SECURITY" until 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, March 16. 2004. 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. Plans, specifictions and forms of proposal may be seen and obtained at the Office of the Purchasing Agent, Municipal Building, 1st Floor 46 North Ocean Avenue, Freeport, New York, 11520, from 9:OOA.M. on Monday, March 1. 2004 until 4:00 P. M. Monday, March 15, 2004. Documents may be obtained by prospective bidders upon depositing ($50.00) which sum will be refunded to Contractors who submit bids on return of the plans within ten (10) days after the contract has been awarded if same' are returned in good condition. Each bid must be accompanied by a bidder's bond in the amount of not less than five (5%) percent of the bid. Insuring to the benefit of the Village of Freeport or a certified check of not less than five (5%) of the bid, made payable to the Village of Freeport, to assure the entering of the successful bidder into a acceptable • contract. The work consists of Installing access control to the Prince Avenue Well Site. The specified system must be Bosch or a system that can be integrated with a Bosch system. The Bosch system is currently installed at other Water Department facilities. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond, and Labor and Material Bond in the statutory form. The contract has a completion date of April 15, 2005 after which liquidated damages of $250.000per calendar day will be assessed. The Board reserves the right to reject any or all bid proposals received and subject to these reservations, shall award the contract to the lowest qualified 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 ibe date for the opening thereof. . . .•.;; J •-"•" "•• • • - . < » • • - < • • • Teresa Baldinucci :/1 ' • Purchasing Agent Village of Freeport INC. VILLAGE OF FREEPORT Issue Date - February 26. 2004 Freeport Leader FL#336 It 2/26 NOTICE TO BIDDERS FURNISHING OF ANTIQUE LIGHT FIXTURES - BISHOPS CROOK 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 ANTIQUE LIGHT FIXTURES - BISHOPS CROOK" until 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday. March 9, 2004 in the Main Conference Room of the Municipal Building, 46 North Ocean Avenue, Freeport, New York, 11520, at which time and


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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 TOWING OF IMPOUNDED VEHICLES - APRIL 1, 2004 - MARCH 31, 2005" until 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday. March 16, 2004 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 Monday. March 1. 2004 until 4:00 P.M. Friday, March 12, 2004. Each bid must be accompanied by a bidder's deposit equal of $5,000.00, The deposit must be in the form of a certified check and made payable to the Incorporated Village of Freeport. Failure to include the bid deposit with the Proposal will cause for rejection of a Bid. Under this project towing operators will bid for the right to be the sole provider for towing service required by the Village of Freeport when impounding.of cars'is required. The owner of the impounded vehicle will pay the contractor, a rate set by the Village for "towing and storage of the vehicle. The sudc'e'ssfu'l bidder' has' to. meet our insurance, qvailabie'equipment and personnel requirements, in addition to having a maximum response time: The towing operator will also be required to have a secure storage lot with a minimum capacity of twenty-five vehicles. The Board reserves the right to reject any or all bid proposals received and subject to these reservations, shall award the contract to the highest qualified and responsible bidder. 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 VILLAGE OF FREEPORT Issue Date - February 26, 2004 FL338 IT2/26

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Baldwin Library Cat in The Hat Guessing Jar Contest

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Take-and-Make Crafts for March The Baldwin Public Library invites children ages 3 to grade 3 to come to the library and receive a craft to make at home. Youngsters ages 3 to kindergarten will be able to make a suncatcher kite, and children in grades 1-3 will get a windsock craft project. Gome to the Children's Reference Desk for your kit.

Dr. Seuss Trivia Contest The Baldwin Public Library invites children to participate in the Dr. Seuss Trivia Contest during the month of March. Children that correctly answer questions for their grade level will be entered in a raffle. There will be one winner chosen for kindergarten to grade 2 and one for grades 3-6. The drawing will take place on April 1. Come to the Children's Reference Desk for your entry blank.

Bus Trip to Grand Central Station and Forbes Gallery Chase away the winter blahs on Thursday, March 11, by joining a trip to Manhattan sponsored by the Baldwin Public Library. The first stop is Grand Central Station, a majestic building that houses the country's largest and busiest railway station. After a four-year renovation, the full beauty of the ceilng is once again revealed in all its glory: a celestial map of the zodiac constellations covers the robin's egg blue ceiling, with the major stars aglow from fiberoptic lights. Next stop is lunch at Chez Suzette with an open menu of eight entrees, plus appetizer and dessert. Lunch Avill be followed by a visit to the Forbes Gallery, in the Forbes Magazine Building, and one of those "little" jewels that does Manhattan proud. Here, the personal memorabilia collected by the late Malcolm Forbes, including 12,000 toy soldiers in battle formation, are a treat to the eye. Registration is ongoing at the Adult Reference Desk. The cost per person is, $55. Tickets are non-refundable. The bus leaves at 8:15 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 time of return i s ' 5:45 p.m.


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COUNCILMAN SANTINO HONORS BAR POOL LEAGUE CHAMPS: Hempstead Senior Town Councilman Anthony Santino presents a Certificate of Recognition to winners of the Summer 2003 Nassau Bar Pool League at the Bayview Ale House in Freeport. From left are John Wilson, Madeline Schlichtig, bar owners Carlos Cepeda of Merrick and Raymond Diaz of Baldwin, Hank Erickson, Ted Brimlow, Steve Bohn of Freeport and Councilman Santino.





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