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FHS GRIDIRON ALUMNUS FUNDS WEIGHT ROOM Thank you, Morion Greenwood! Those are the. words on the lips of Freeport High School athletes . as practice sessions begin for the fall sports season. Mr. Greenwood is a former FHS football star who went pro, and while students are thanking him, he's thanking Freeport High School. Now a linebacker with the NFL's Houston Texans who spent four seasons with the Miami Dolphins, he said he wanted to give back to the,community and school that helped him become so successful. So, he donated $35,000 for a weight room with rows of shiny new weight machines located* in the basement of the high school, where the Red Devils are already working out in preparation for the new season. Last week, he returned to his alma mater to 1996 FHS ALUM AND NFL LINEBACKER MORLON GREENWOOD chats with members of this year's Red Devils team, Mr. see the completed room with its recently Greenwood returned to Freeport High School to try out the new equipment in the recently completed weight room he donat- installed equipment. The 1996 FHS graduate got a warm welcome from some football team ed to his alma mater. members, and from football 'coach Russ Cellan, whom Morion credits with'his transformation from a soccer player to a football The Freeport Recreation Center Sports Coach Tim Halvorsen. The two former player in 11 th grade. Camp had some special guest speakers Freeport High School football standouts Accompanying Mr. Greenwood was another drop in on Friday, July 22: Clifton Smith spoke about the importance of a good famed Freeport footballer - 1999 FHS grad, (NFL linebacker for the Washington education, sacrifice and hard work as Clifton Smith, a linebacker for the Washington Redskins and former Syracuse University tools for success. Redskins. football captain) and Eddie Gordon (twoThe enthusiastic campers asked the two It's a pattern. "All of our players come back time captain playing for the Fordham star athletes many questions and were to visit," said Coach Cellan. University football team). amazed at the amount of dedication The meeting was arranged by their for- that Was involved to get them where mer Freeport High School J.V. Football they are1 today.
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CAMPERS' HOMECOMING: Clifton Smith (top left) visits the Freeport Recreation Sports Camp, accompanied by Eddie Gordon (top center) and Tim Halvorsen (top right). From left are, first row - Nanite Jean Aimee, Anthony Rivers, Jamila Johnson, Christian rZambrano;, -second row -Julian Gibson, Marcus Desir, Bashir Desgrotles; th.ir,d row Nowelle Hammond Gibson, Kyler Nezin, Owen Jean Charles. .~.\
Pauline Southard photog exhibit at the Freeport library The opening reception for Pauline Southard's one-month solo exhibit at the 60 Freeport Memorial Library will he held & Qon Wednesday, August 3, at the Freeport Memorial Library, located at 144 West Merrick 'Road, EreeporU, bet ween 6:30 run V one of the winning entries ofVoiipemie'n selected by a juried committee this spring hosted by the library.- Her exhibit, "Moments of Illumination," speaks to the magic (hat lies just beneath the surface of everyday I life. Her pieces were created over a span of twenty years. She employs both conw ventional and digital cameras and softQ ware to achieve her unique visions. Ms. Southard's images were created in a wide variety of locations ranging from her bathtub to Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay, to such exotic locales as Zanzibar, Tanzania. DC 3
Pauline Southard has been in love with photography since she was 13 when she first picked up a camera. She has always felt a special kinship with the world of nature and has had an abiding interest in physics and astronomy since childhood. Her first subjects were the stars and planets she photographed through her telescope. She graduated from Fashion Institute of Technology in 1980 with a degree in photography and began her career as a wedding, fashion, portrait and illustrative photographer, which continues to this day. She opened her own wedding, portrait and fashion photography studio, Lady Kat Photography In Freeport, fifteen years ago. She has successfully competed in the Professional Photographers of America contests, winning six national awards for her images and participating in numerous state exhibits as well. Her line
art images have also been featured in Creations Magazine. In her early thir^ ties, she discovered the world of metaphysics and shortly thereafter began an additional career as a professional' astrologer, healer, psychic and medium. The images in this show reflect her
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Monday, August 8 • Freeport Village Court in session. Judge Cacciatore presiding, 7 p.m., 40 North Ocean Avenue. Court watchers are welcome. • Bingo at Congregation Bnai Israel, 7:45 p.m., 91 North Bayview Avenue. • AA Daily Gratitude, 4 p.m., Defensive Driving Course Part 1, 6 p.m., Central Nassau Businesswomen, 6:30 p.m., at the Freeport Memorial Library.
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Wednesday, August 10 • • Freeport Village Court in session. Judge Cacciatore presiding, 9 a.m., 40 North Ocean Avenue. Court watchers are welcome. •Enrico Fermi Lodge, OSIA, 7:45 p.m., Fireman's Exempt Hall, 9 N. Long Beach Road. "• . :• •: •Freeporl Exchange Club, 12:30 p.m.', Bedell's West Wind. ; • Girl Power 7th-9lh Grade, 3:30 p.m.. Table Theater, 3:30 p.m., AA Daily Gratitude, 4 p.m., An Evening of Folk Music. 7:30 p.m., at the Freeport Memorial Library. • Freeporl Board of Education, Tax Levy/Planning/Action Meeting at Atkinson, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 11 • Freeporl Rotary Club, 7 p.m.. al Bedells al Wesi Wind. • Crossword Puzzles. 2:30 p.m.. Global Associates, 6 p.m., CR: Circle Time, 7 p.m., Freeporl Chess Club, 7 p.m., at the Freeport Memorial Library. •Freeporl Environmenlal Commission, 8 p.m., Village Hall . • Freeporl Village Planning Board,, 7:15 p.m., Village Hall. • Explorer Post 406, Freeporl Fire Deparlmenl Headquarters, 15 Broadway, 7 p.m.
An interview with Kimberlee Pierre, new FHS principal schools in the country." She was principal of the Nassau BOCES Joseph M. Barry Career and Kimherlce Pierre is a soft spoken Technical Education Center (Barry woman wilh an unassuming manner Tech) from August of 2003 until this who means business...school busiJuly. Prior to her service at Barry ness. As the new Principal of Freeport Tech, she was the principal of the Islip High School Ms. Pierre is now Career Center of Eastern Suffolk responsible for taking care of the BOCES and spent 12 more than 2,000 stuyears at Thomas dents who attend the Jefferson High School school. in Brooklyn, starting as She began her tenure a social studies teacher on "July 11 at 8 a.m.," and advancing to prinsaid Ms. Pierre. "I've cipal, where she met the summer workadministered special ers and some of the education programs students. The general and counseled sturesponse from students dents. has been that 'we hope She earned her you stayV Ms. Pierre Bachelor's degree at smiles. "I'll slay. I'm SUNY Binghamton, so happy to be here. her Master's degree in This is my calling." Special Education at Ms. Pierre (old The Long Island University Leader she already and her certificate in knew some of the stuKimberlee Pierre administration and dents at the high supervision at school. "About 50 stuBrooklyn, College. Ms. Pierre is a dents [from Freeporl High school] member of the Association for Career attended,Barry Tech where I was prinand Technical Administrators and the cipal. We shared students," said Ms. National Association of Secondary Pierre referring to the half-day proSchool Principals and is an advisor to gram at Barry Tech where students the Vocational Industrial Clubs of learn vocational skills. "I had no idea they were from Freeport. They are great kids and they have been showing me the ropes. I'm getting the lowdown." As this week's issue of The Leader. Ms. Pierre has a number of projects went to press, it was learned that .longshe intends to tackle while she is lime Baldwinite Marie Jensen died sudPrincipal of Freeport High School, denly. More will be reported on her vowing to make it "one of the best 'passing in next week's Leader. by Laura Schofer
America. Last week the Leader sat down with Ms. Pierre for an interview.
How will your experience at Barry Tech help you in your new position at Freeport High School? It was very rewarding to he principal of Barry Tech. There I had the opportunity to provide students, not just with a core education, hut a vocational program. This is highly important for the students. It provides them with an opportunity to experience success. I helieve that experience saved thousands of students. Here. I'd like to see the students have (he same kind of experience one of success, academic success.
Many don't know what to do. One of H my goals is to create a foundation that c is outstanding so that when they leave school they are prepared. We want them to connect the dots, see how their education will help them.
What is your vision for the school?
I'm a sports addict. It was Muhammad AM -who said 'I'm the greatest,' and that's what I want to tn give to the students, the feeling they r can accomplish their goals. First, we intend to .establish a site a based team for school improvement m and academic intervention. We will (continued on page 12)
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The Climb Dr. George Caso, who served as devoted physician to so many area families in years past, has not been idle in retirement. He dropped by this newspaper office recently with yet another of the novels he has written in retirement, a mystery, titled "The Climb." A medical doctor dispenses advice that encompasses both physical and mental health. For example, he can point out. that,a proper diet can prevent all .sorts of conditions, jncludr ing fatal illnesses. He can try to instill an upbeat, positive outlook to help his patients deal with the curveballs that life can pitch at you. But with a heavy patient load, the momentsfor trying to effect such important lifestyle changes are fleeting. In Dr. Case's latest book, "The Climb," he tries to make the point-that a little "aggressiveness" or spirit is important to achieving success in life. In other words,.there is a lesson enveloped in an entertaining" story. Perhaps some reader, somewhere, will be inspired to "take this medicine" and be a little braver. Dr. Caso already has a fan club among his former patients. But others also might enjoy reading'his stories, and we hope he will keep writing them. Over the years; Dr. George Caso, like his daughter, Dr. Gina Caso, who has offices in Freeport, has saved so many lives, and helped so many families on the path to health and happiness. Medicine is a noble profession. The same can be said of writing when the aims are for good.
Taken for granted? Is the fact that the lights, computers and air conditioner stay on in the midst of sweltering hot summer days being taken for granted? Well, not by us. We appreciate that our LIRA and Freeport Electric utilities have been working hard to respond to any local outages, and more importantly to prepare the infrastructure and secure the necessary supply. For some people with certain medical conditions, being without electricity for even a short time can be a life-or-death concern. For some businesses temporary loss of power can be an economic death sentence. We look with real hope towards.a future when fuel cells can be developed that allow smaller users to have a certain security and also even to share unneeded units of electricity. And we are glad that LIPA, under the leadership of chairman Richard Kessel. is one of the farsighted utilities working on that.
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CELEBRATING SEVEN DECADES OF LIFE: Hempstead Town Councilwomah Dorothy L. Goosby (sixth left, standing) presents an official Town of Hempstead Certificate of Recognition to Rev. Harry J. White (fifth right, standing), Pastor of Bethel AME Church in Freeport, on the occasion of his 70th Birthday Celebration, a surprise party, which was held at the Coral House in Baldwin. Mrs. Teresa White (third right, standing) was on hand to congratulate her husband.
CAPTAINS AMANDA AND CAMPBELL'LUMBILA, .commanding officers of The Salvation- 'Army Freeporf.Corps .and Robert. Allyn, .chairman of The Salvation Army Nassau County Advisory Board, pose with children from Freeport about to. board the bus for Star Lake Camp. These youth from Freeport were among the 60 children that left for a one-week stay at Star Lake Camp. When camping, season ends in August over 100 children from Nassau County will have taken advantage of -Star Lake's camping facilities. (Photo donated by Bill Moseley/BBA Photography Corporation.)
PAL canoe race this Sunday
Freeport PAL will sponsor the Great Freeport Canoe Race on Sunday, August 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m,: at the Waterfront Park in Freeport at the foot of Long Beach Avenue. There will be ten racing events with various heats for all ages,:as well as a kayak race. DJ music will be provided and there will be playground activities for the kids. All proceeds will go towards the PAL's youth programs. For information call the Freeport Chamber of Commerce at 223-8840. If you're not racing-sit back: enjoy the festivities and cheer on the rowers! '
ILJSt writ© tov ioan dolan©' READING TEA LEAVES...Politicians read election results the way fortune tellers read tea leaves. They analyze, come to conclusions, and then they try to form strategies for future campaigns. What should Nass'au County and Town of Hempstead politicians be thinking after the results of the election for commissioner in. Sanitary District Numher Two? The facts of the situation are ohvious. Jerry Brown jwon and LauraMallay lost. In fact, Jerry Brown Won big. The logical question to ask is why, and because it's politics, who will take the credit and who will take the blame? The fault, according to my tea leaves, wasn't only Laura Mallay's. She was simply the candidate of record running against Jerry Brown. After several weeks of observing the politi-
cal maneuvers, it would seem that County Assessor Harvey Levinson, who intends to run against incumbent Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray in November, was the problem. His behind-the-scenes and not-so behind-the-scenes strategies were faulty and his implementation of those strategies was even worse. Local elections, whether they be for school board, library board, fire or sanitation districts, have always been just that, local. Traditionally, candidates have never identified themselves by 'any party affiliation. For the voters, the choice has always been between "us" and "us." 'Harvey Levinson'wasn't "us" in this election. He and his party's resources had no business there. Mr. Levinson too obviously inserted himself and bigtime partisan politics into a local elec-
runners are on second and third base -and first base is empty. It's hard to figure. ! Additionally, proposing a plan thai many believe would cut the jobs of many of the rank and file in a commu- OQ nity where that rank and file live and cn vote, as do their parents, siblings and friends, also seems questionable. to Voters don't like seeing one of their own attacked. They don't like being manipulated. They want real issues addressed . and achieveahle solutions m proposed to solve problems in a timely manner. Mr. Levinson should reassess his strategy and try a different approach as he continues his own campaign. Meanwhile, he can't pretend that the loss of this election for commissioner of Sanitary District Number Two was only Laura Mallay's.
tion, and he did it in a heavy-handed manner. But that wasn't the main problem. The real problem is that he didn't implement his big-time politics with big-time know-how. He didn't do his homework. If you are going to go onto foreign turf, you should know the players. Why in the world would your strategy he one that is premised on first defeating one of Baldwin's favorite sons? Jerry Brown has been the go-to guy in Baldwin for years. He comes from a family of well-known volunteers. He is viewed as one of the good guys. In baseball parlance, attacking Jerry Brown in Baldwin, even if that attack is indirect,- is like criticizing Derek Jeter in Yankee Stadium. The tactics of that faulty strategy is akin to choosing to pitch to Ted Williams when
Jerry Brown wins big by Joan Delaney
By a vote of 1282 to 633, Baldwinite Gerard (Jerry) Brown, running against South Hempstead resident Laura Mallay, was re-elected commissioner of Sanitary District Number Two at the election held on July 28. He received 1,136 votes in Baldwin, 93 in South Hempstead and 53 in Roosevelt where Ms. Mallay received 346, 208 and 79 voles respectively. Sanitary District Number Two encompasses the three communities. •Surrounded by family, Jerry friends and supporters, Mr. Brown heard the election results at Sanitation Headquarters where he thanked everyone for their hard work and support. The campaign became particularly contentious with the involvement of County Assessor Harvey Levinson who is running against Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray.
Mr. Levinson has made the elimination of special taxing districts, like Sanitary District Number Two, an issue in his campaign. Additionally, Comptroller Howard Weitzman has conducted selective audits of sanitary districts. Wearing a "Commish" baseball cap, Mr. Brown thanked his supporters and noted, "People weren't fooled. We didn't let outsiders take things away from us. I'm not talking about . Laura Mallay." Democratic County Legislator Joseph Scanned was present to Brown observe the count. He has had several highly publicized differences of opinion with County Executive Thomas Suozzi over issues affecting the fifth legislative district this past year. A long-time supporter of Mr. Brown, Mr. Scannell noted, "It's a loss for Laura Mallay, a loss for Harvey Levinson, but
a victory for the people of Baldwin against outside influence." Then, Mr. Scannell officially swore in Mr. Brown for his new five year term of office. The sanitary district election, which is usually quiet, was particularly contentious, with Mr. Levinson holding press conferences in front of sanitation headquarters and with coverage by daily media. During the period of voting, police were called to several polling locations. Also, the sanitary district was quickly served with a subpoena regarding a letter it sent to residents correcting "mis-
leading and. in some instances, downright false information (that) has been distributed throughout the District." Secretary to the Board of Commissioners Bob Noble indicated that the district is being questioned on their letter which was mailed to residents in Baldwin and Roosevelt, which have their own post offices, but hand delivered to residents who live in South Hempstead and on. certain isolated streets in other post office jurisdictions covered by the sanitary district by sanitation workers during work hours. This (continued on page 15
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The Freeport Historical Society will he hosting their Annual Garden Party at the Freeport Museum at 350 South Main Street on Sunday afternoon, August 14, from 2-5 p.m. The special feature this year will he an-art exhibit entitled "The Artist Looks at Freeport" a mixture of oils, watercolors and prints reflecting past scenes of this area.
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Refreshments will he available and. as always, great fellowship and conversation about Freeport (both past and present) will grace this afternoon event. Also, if you are one of the residents of Freeport who have not yet visited your wonderful, hometown museum, this will be an opportune time to do so. Come and enjoy the day!
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Washington. Tickets are $10 for adults, youth for ages 3-12 are $6 and under 3 are free. The Musical Theatre program is proud to celebrate its 30th year. It has been a popular workshop since.1975. The performances will be fun for both families and friends. Call the Arts Council at 223-2522 if you would like to be placed on the Musical Theatre Experience mailing list for next summer or for questions about the performances. The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport. founded in 1974, is a, nonprofit arts service agency. The Arts Council nurtures the professional development of artists and arts organizations on Long Island, and encourages the community's involvement in the arts. The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport strives to improve the quality of life through the arts.
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Denenberg holds LIRR forum at the library by Jim Golding There were plenty of complaints about the Long Island Rail Road hut they came from a small numher of people attending last Thursday's community meeting sponsored by County Legislator David Denenberg at the Freeport Library. The cleanliness of Freeport's and other communities' stations topped the list of problems expressed to two LIRR officials at the meeting. "It's not possible that Freeport has such a dirty place, and that people sleep under the sleps." said Mary Myhre. one of only four who attended. She also complained about frequent escalator breakdowns and the filthy condition of the elevator. Mr. Denenberg, who regularly meets with a commuter group and the LIRR Babylon branch manager and local station manager, said "Cleanliness is always an issue" at Freeport and the other stations in his district, Merrick, Bellmore and Wanlagh. Cleanliness problems include urination on the platform, the elevator and waiting room, and pigeon droppings. Nancy Greer. assistant general manager of passenger services, said the Freeport station receives a power washing once a month, but not on the platform because of the presence of the nearby third rail, which presents a safety hazard. She added that plans call for thoroughly washing the platform because "urine is getting into the concrete." Mr. Denenberg said he had been told by station manager Raymond Powers that the procedure, involving a highpressure spray, was clone every two weeks, but he added. "If we gel (power wash cleaning) once a month I'd be surprised." Ms. Greer said the extra bus traffic in summer along with regular customer traffic makes station cleanup "difficult to keep up with," but added that "the Freeport station gets routine cleaning more than other stations." "Freeporl becomes a major transportation hub in the summer with the beach traffic." added Peter Palamaro, manager of government and community affairs for llie LIRR. Ms. Greer said the Freeport station is cleaned four times a day and an additional five hours are added on Saturday during the summer for cleaning later in the day. She noted the Wantagh. Bellmore and Merrick stations are cleaned two times a day, Monday through Friday, and once a day on weekends. Power washing is done once a month on concrete surfaces from April.to November. Daily routine cleanings include emptying trash bins, sweeping the platforms and washing handrails. Mr. Denenhcrg said he was given the impression by the station manager that the stations are cleaned more frequently than twice a day and asked that the specific number of cleanings be provided at his next community meeting in August, which will continue the discussion of the LJRR's service.
Freeport doesn't have a problem with pigeon droppings." Referring to pigeon droppings on the stairway handrails in Merrick, Alex Johnson of Merrick stated, "It's disgusting. You can't touch that handrail without immediately going to wash your hands. It's a public health nuisance." He also said a recording of a pigeon hawk intended to scare away the birds "doesn't do a thing." "We spend thousands and thousands and thousands of dollars on pigeon control," said Ms. Greer. "These animals adapt. They are the most adaptable birds," and workers have used "hundreds of products" to try to control them. She noted that a red hawk recently moved into the Valley Stream area and the station there "has no pigeon problem now." Mr. Palamaro added that "We can't wantonly harm these animals. We are using the most effective product for pigeon control, but it has not been very effective."
Comparison with other stations Ms. Felicetti said she hoped Freeport would have a waiting room "that looks the same as Rockvillc Centre's, appar(continued on page 15)
URINE ODOR permeates the locked waiting room on the platform. photo by Jim Golding
Waiting for waiting rooms Grace Felicetti of Freeport asked if the station will have a new waiting room to replace the current structure with its strong urine odor. It is locked during warm weather. Mr. Denenberg added thai the upstairs waiting room in Freeport is "non-existent" while the downstairs waiting rooms in Freeporl and Wantagh "are-not even usable." Ms. Greer agreed about thefilthyconditions of the Freeport station, saying il is "used as a bathroom." But she noted that, in winter, extra effort is made to clean the platform waiting room and the downstairs wailing room is left unlocked at night. "Not everyone treats the waiting room wilh dignity and respect," she said. Mr. Palamaro added that the problem is common to all elevated stations. He also said thai keeping llie wailing
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Coining home to roost Discussing the problem of pigeons. Mr. Denenberg noted the pigeon problem is worse at the Merrick. Bellmore and Wanlagh stations, "but the level of filth in Freeporl is worse." Mr. Denenberg added, "For some reason.
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Freeport trustees award Guy Lombardo improvement contract by Jim Golding Village trustees awarded a $5.18 million contract for the Guy Lombardo Avenue Improvement Project to Peter Scalamandre & Sons Inc. of Freeport at their August 1 meeting. The cost will be paid by Nassau County, since the segment of the route to be reconstructed, between Sunrise Highway and Ray Street, is a county road. To a question from Kenneth Bagatelle on the project timetable and whether construction would be completed . by winter, Public Works Director Louis DiGrazia said a timetable was not yet known, but the project is expected to take up to 18 months. "We've waited 11 years for this and work should begin as soon as possible," said Mayor William F. Glacken. Mr. DiGrazia said the project will involve the "total reconstruction" of the roadway, including drainage and curbs. Total cost of the work will be about $6.2 million. During the trustees' formal vote to approve the contract, board member Don Miller praised the public works director and the mayor for "overcoming obstacles" to the project.
Other actions Trustees approved a resolution to transfer about $850,115 in the 2004-05 budget to various accounts in the village budget. To questions from Mr. Bagatelle and Fran Trani, the mayor responded that the action was "normal housekeeping to close out the books for the year" and is a routine annual procedure. He said the amounts transferred to accounts receiving funds would be available "when the audit is complete." Ms. Trani asked if the money would be transferred to all accounts and was told they would go only to those needing to be balanced. The board also approved a resolution authorizing an emergency contract for the replacement or reconstruction of the condenser unit at the Recreation Center ice skating rink, and voted to advertise for bids for the Colony Park area road improvement project. Two block party requests received approval: for Grace DiGrazia on
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Public comments Mr. Bagatelle started to ask for "an accounting of the enforcement of ordinances and fines" relating to the trimming of hedges near intersections, but Mayor Glacken quickly interrupted him, repeating "We're not doing this" and said more serious issues should be presented. "It's not really something we discuss in public comments. We're here to discuss serious issues," he emphasized, citing as examples downtown improvements, the power plant and other topics. The mayor added that the Building Department "responds to complaints about high hedges." Mr. Bagatelle asked whether violations regarding service stations' treatment of handicapped customers would be an appropriate topic, to which Mr. Glacken suggested he give specific complaints to the Building Department. Mr. Bagatelle also raised the issue of bus shelters for which community development funds have been appropriated. "I haven't seen a bus shelter built in the last eight years," he said. The mayor responded that funds are being accumulated "for the downtown revitalization project" and that bus shelters would be installed after its completion. He said plans call for placing them along several busy streets, including Guy Lombardo Avenue, Henry Street, Ocean Avenue and Church Street. "Where .we can put them in, we'll put them in," said Mayor Glacken. "There's no point in putting in a shelter when the streets are torn up." Mr. Bagatelle responded that "For those people using public transportation, it's-an important issue." Dr. Al Renken, former board president of the Freeport School District, followed up on a presentation he made recently petitioning the board to name the Cleveland Avenue practice field in honor of former Freeport Athletic Director Bill Ashley, who established a winning tradition in the high school's athletic program. Mayor Glacken replied, "We expect
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A victory in the gang wars Nassau County District Attorney Denis Dillon announced today that lie would like to congratulate the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern in District of New York for the federal 8 racketeering conviction yesterday "of 01 two MS-13 members. Mr. Dillon also hailed the jury's finding (hat MS-13 is a OD racketeering enterprise under federal law. "Nassau County originally prosecuted the convicted defendants. Edwin -a t/3 U. Castro and David Vasqutv.. in Nassau County for the acts on which the federI al jury convicted them." said Mr. "In fact. Castro pled g u i l t y in uu Dillon. Q Nassau County to Attempted Assault in the First Degree and was sentenced to five years in stale prison for his particiw pation in two drive by shootings. X Vasquez was charged by a 13-counl H Nassau indictment for three attempted murders. "Working in cooperation with the Long Island Gang Task Force we developed information on the activities of MS-13 that showed a sufficient structure to their activities to qualify for racketeering prosecution under federal statutes." lie continued. "I decided to <u
refer these defendants and 13 others to federal prosecutors in the hope that the use of the more severe federal racketeering statutes would have a greater impact on the MS-13 organization. As a result of this verdict. Vasquez and Castro now face a possibility of a life sentence and at least a mandatory m i n i m u m sentence of 90 years incarceration. "In February, 2004, the United States Attorney and I announced the arrests of 15 MS-13 members from Nassau County," Mr. Dillon added. "Vasquez and Castro were among those defendants. In that press release I said that these arrests 'demonstrate the longstanding commitment of law enforcement on Long Island to direct the full arsenal of investigative and prosecutorial weapons toward gang members who commit acts of violence. The message should be clear: if you commit violence in the name of a gang, you will pay a very heavy price.' Yesterday's verdict validated that statement. "I will continue to work aggressively with the United States Attorney and our partners in the Long Island Gang Task Force to investigate and prosecute gang activity," Dillon concluded.
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New FHS principal from page 3 target areas we need to accelerate and (X make major improvements. We also will have a guidance plan. The guidance department used to be isolated hut I want to bring guidance into the classroom to facilitate plans and offer group counseling. „ Once we have the plan in place we I must implement the plan. The community is expecting great things and we want to be as good as the elementary schools. I look forward to working with the H PTA, students, teachers and the larger community. We will work with any group who is willing to afford us iheir services. Freeport Pride has been one of those organizations and they have w been paramount in helping our students and our community.
One of the biggest problems is cutting classes and lateness to classes. ,I've spent time with the custodians and we did a walk through from the sub-basements to the roof. I'm aware of all those hidden spots. One of my deans knows of the potential problem areas and will walk with the security staff to do rotational sweeps. I'd say there is a traffic-flow problem in the cafeteria. It tends to bottleneck and I think we have to look at using one door in and out. I've been told we need to work on discipline. We just hired Wendy Haise as a new dean and we will identify students with difficulties and put in place intervention programs to aid these students. We'll also work closely with guidance to see how we can afford more services for these students.
How to you plan to get the community involved?
What about the perception of gangs in the school? «---
One of the things I want to do is host a special college night for students of Hispanic descent. Latinos are not going to college as much as other groups. This year we are targeting the seniors, next year the juniors. Also I'd like to see a pre-prom program where you invite the entire community to come to the school and see the students in their prom gowns. Then the students go to the prom on tour'buses. They do this at Malverne High School and it's been very successful. It helps to reduce the incidences of drugs and alcohol.
It would be difficult to comment on that at this point but it's not just a school issue; it is a community issue. From my city experience, I would sit down and declare the school neutral territory. .
What do you think about No Child Left Behind and standardized testing? No Child Left Behind has value to restructure education in a global manner, but it needs modification. As a special education teacher and as a parent I know that children are individuals and you can't always look at data in isolation. You must see their capacity. The law doesn't see the whole child. Some children need four years in high school, others, fivei some three and a half. I hope the state will look at the regents and see if they can look at a more equitable adjustment. Let's not forget that New York ranks in the lop five in education.We already do a very good job of educating students.
What are the school's top three strengths, and their top three weaknesses? Diversity - there is so much potential in this student body. The-staff they have an appreciation for the students and love this community. Finally. I'd have to say that the students and parents I've met are wonderful. I hope to put together a panel of students and parents to help us tackle things that come up at school.
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police news Baldwin A 1992 Honda Prelude was stolen on Sunrise Highway and Grand Avenue on July 18 between 5:20 a.m. and 4:05 p.m. A (jar radio was stolen from a vehicle" at the Long Island Railroad parking lot on Sunrise Highway on July 18 between 730 a.m. and 9:25 p.m. ;
Thb First Squad reports the details of a robbery by three individuals that occurred in Baldwin early Saturday morning, July 30. At about 12:25 a.m. on Seaman Avenue at-Anita Court, a 19-year-old malcswas approached from behind by a male subject with his hand extended (as if he were holding a handgun) and demanded that the victim give him whatever he had in his pockets. The victim felt what he believed to be the barrel of a gun to his head and he surrendered a digital voice recorder. As the first subject attempted to go through the victim's pockets, the victim pushed him away. Subject number one then punched the victim in the.'face several times. A second subject approached and attempted to take the victim's cell
phone. The victim retained the phone and began to leave when the second subject punched him in the face several times after which the two subjects, joined by another, fled the scene. According to the victim the third subject acted as a lookout during the robbery. They were last seen going westbound on Seaman Avenue and possibly ran north on Vosage Street. Subject number one (possibly with a hand gun) is described as a male black, thin, five foot, nine inches tall, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. Subject number two is described as a male black, stocky, five-foot, eight inches tall to five foot, nine inches tall, wearing a black Tsbirt. Subject number three is described as a male black, thin, wearing blue jean shorts arid a red tee shirt. No further descriptions are available. The victim was treated for contusions and lacerations to his face at the scene by an ambulance medical technician. He refused transport lo a hospital. Detectives request that anyone with information about this crime to contact the- Nassau County Police Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 244-TIPS. All callers.will remain anonymous.
"Eager To Serve" campers Summer camp is the most memorable experience of a child's life. Even as an adult it is hard lo forget the camp's annual fi;eld day, where you completely doused your counselor with water or the trip to the aquarium where you actually held a real horseshoe crab. These unforgettable moments, lasting friendships and once-in-a-fifetime opportunities place an eternal bond between.lhe child's hearl and the institution. This bond becomes apparent as they become adults and return lo the camp to offer their services and express their gratitude. Eager To Serve, Inc., the community orienled, non-profil organization based in Freeport, expresses this love through their counselors, five of whom were once their campers. As the spearhead of four camps. Fun in The Sun Day Camp.. Camp Country Club, Computer Camp Wireless, and Youth in Training. ETS has offered the most enjoyable and enriching summer to the children of the community for over 16 years. With their innovative approach to learning through cognitive development and the-, many socially and physically stimulating activities, none of Ihe five senses are left untouched.
The former counselors are promoting as well as maintaining the community service structure lhat ETS, Inc. thrives on. During (his summer, several young people returned from Iheir busy scheduled as high school, pre-co|lege,' and college students to give back the. same love they received years ago. Many of them have been with ETS, Inc. since pre-school, and. "It makes our heart soar to know that we meant that much,to them that they would return and show so much gratitude." said LeVada Felder. Executive Director of ETS. Inc. There is even an ETS. Inc. performing arts sludent who returned after college to become a site supervisor. The basic concept of pride in one's community is solidified through these young people's actions. The realization and understanding that such a> rich opportunity, to be part of such a great organization, is as beneficial to the counselors as -it is to their campers. There is a sense of peace knowing that an eagerness ,lo give back still exists in this society where such actions are rarely rewarded or recognized. For information, call 223-.78S6 or drop by 91 Bay view Avenue. Freeport.
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SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. ARGENT MORTGAGE COMPANY, LLC. Pltf. vs. PAUL FULLER, et al, Defts. Index #04-015858. PursOant to Judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Mar. 31. 2005, I will sell at public auction at the Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme Court. 100 Supreme Court Dr., Mineola, NY, on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005 at 11:30 a.m. prem. k/a 29 Bauer Ave., Roosevelt, NY. Said property located on the Westerly side of Bauer Ave.. 340 ft. Northerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the Westerly side of Bauer Ave. with the Northerly side of Clinton Ave:, being a plot 100 ft. x 100 ft. Approx. amt. of judgment is S250.457.45 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. RONALD JOSEPH MORELLI. Referee. KNUCKLES & KOMOSINSKI, P.C.. Attys. for Pltf., 220 White Plains Rd., 6th Fl., Tarrytown, NY #63616 FL#235P 4x7/14. 21.28/8/4 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU PNC MORTGAGE CORP.OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, Against CEPHAS V. WARD; MARIA WARD, Defendant®
Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale" duly entered 2/23/2001 I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the North Front Steps of the.Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road, Mineola, NY on 8/16/2005 at 9:45 AM premises known as 385 Sig'mond 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 Incorporated Village of Freeport, County of Nassau and State of New York. Section 54 Block 206 Lot 726-729 Approximate amount of lien $196,246.06 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions . of filed judgment. Index #031863/99 ANTHONY PUCCIO, Esq., Referee. ' Shapiro and DiCaro 250 Mile Crossing Blvd., Suite One, Rochester. NY 14624 Dated: 7/6/2005 File #: 04-51013rjvl FI*7.V.4v 7/14 ?1 Of. RM
' NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR GREENPOINT MORTGAGE FUNDING, INC.. : Plaintiff against
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Defendants) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly entered 8/25/2005 I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at North Front Steps' of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 • Old Country Road; Mineola, NY on'8/23/2005 at 10:00 AM premises known as 156 Allers Blvd.," 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 L Lots 534, 535, 536, 537, 538, 539, 540 Approximate amount of lien $233,294.29 plus, interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment. Index #03-019267 - ' ELLEN N SAVING, Esq., Referee. Berkman, Henoch. Peterson & Peddy, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff 100 Garden City Plaza, Garden City, New York, 11530 Dated; 7/8/2005 Our File #: GPT-71532 jvl FL#247 4x7/21,28. 8/4, 11 (continued on next page)
PUBLIC NOTICES NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU WELLS FARGO BANK. N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR ABFC 2004-OPT 4 TRUST. ABFC ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES. SERIES 2004-OPT4 BY OPTION ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION AS ATTORNEY IN FACT.
' Plaintiff against VICTORIA PRICE A/K/A VICKI-PRICE; ALICE PRICE,. Defendant© Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly entered 6/16/2005 I the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola, NY on 8/23/2005 at 11:30 AM premises known as 70 WILSON PLACE, FREEPORT, NY 11520 ALL that certain plot, piece, tract 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 058 Lot 219 & 220 Approximate amount of lien $204,625.73 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment Index #04-015241 JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN. Esq., Referee. Fein, Such & Crane, (Attorney's for Plaintiff) 747 Chestnut Ridge Road, Suite 201, Chestnut Ridge, N.Y. 10977 (973)538-4700 X 151 Dated: 7/8/2005 Our File* OPNY 1144 mu FL0248 4x 7/21, 28 6/4,-11 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff© vs. ANNETTE SHOMARI; JAMAL SHOMARI, Defendant© Attorney(s) for Plaintiff(s): Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates, P.C., Main Office: One Old Country Road. Suite 200, Carle Place, New York 11514 (516)741-2585 Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale entered herein on or about January 21. 2005,1 will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at North Front Steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road, Mineola, New York 11501. On August 23, 2005 at 10:30 AM Premises known as 130 Pennsylvania Avenue, Roosevelt, New York 11575 ALL that certain lot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being at Roosevelt, Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York. Section 55. Block 423 Lot 9 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 $215,262,20 plus interest and costs. INDEX NO. 9287/04 . -•. ' ' Joseph Goldstein, Esq., REFEREE FL #249 4x7/21. 28. 8/4. 11 • NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: HOPE ABSTRACT, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 07/15/05. 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 Adam D. Glassrnan, Esq., 1389 Pleasant Place, Hewlett Harbor, New York 11557. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL ff—61 6K 7/28. 8.M. 11. 18. 26. 9/1 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: VICTOR HOMES LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 06/28/05. 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
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SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY ; ' • DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, FORMERLY KNOWN AS BANKERS TRUST COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA NA AS TRUSTEE, Plaintiff© vs. FREDDIE GAILLARD; LINDA GAILLARD, Defendant© Attorney (s) for Plalntiff(s), Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates, P. C., 152 Islip Avenue, Suite 18, Islip, New York 11751 (631) 224-4678 Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale entered herein on or about February 14, 2005,1 will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at North Front Steps of the Nassau County ' Courthouse, 262 Old Country Road, Mineola, New York 11501. i On August 30. 2005 at 9:30 AM ! Premises know as 462,South Bayview Avenue, FreeportNY11520 All that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being In the Incorporated Village of Freeport Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York. , i Section: 54 Block: 317 Lot: 180 j ! As more particularly described In the Judgment of foreclosure and sale. 1 Sold subject to all of the terms and conditions contained in said judgment and terms of sale. Approximate amount of judgment $256,290.45 plus interest and costs. INDEX NO. 10507/04^ Stephen G. Frommer, Esq., REFEREE PI 9SO /IT 7 /OB « I / I 11 1«
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: WASHINGTON AVENUE FOODS, LLC. Articles of organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 07/22/05. The latest date of dissolution is 12/31/2025. 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, 143 Washington Avenue, Lawrence. New'York " 11559. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #260 6x8/4. 11. 18. 25. 9/1.8 ' New York State Department of 'Environmental Conservation Notice'of Complete Application Date: 07/21 /2005 Applicant: DANE SARNATARO Facility: SARNATARO PROPERTY 328 ROOSEVELT AVE. FREEPORT. NY 11520 Application ID: 1-2820-05035/00001 Permit(s) Applied for: 1--Article 15-Title 5 Excavation & fill in Navigable Waters' 1 - Article 25 Tidal Wetlands 1 - Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification Project is located: in HEMPSTEAD in NASSAU COUNTY Project Description: The applicant proposes to construct within 24" of the existing bulkhead and 12" higher 50 linear feet of bulkhead with two 2 ft. returns.
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Dredge no greater than 10 ft. seaward of the replacement bulkhead to a maximum depth of 4 ft. below mean low water. Resultant 25 cubic yards of dredged material to be used as backfill. Replace decking landward of the bulkhead. The property is located at 328 Roosevelt Avenue, Freeport, Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau on Randall Bay. State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.. SEQR Lead Agency None Designated State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination . The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations. Coastal Management • . . This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is subject to the Waterfront Revltalization and Coastal Resources Act. Availability, for Public Comment Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than 08/19/2005 Contact Person DARLEEN M. GERBINO NYSDEC SUNY @ STONY BROOK BUILDING 40 STONY BROOK, NY 11790-2356 (631)444-0404 Fl f)M HI A SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NASSAU Index No.: 04-002164 ADJOURNED REFEREE'S NOTICE OF SALE
IN FORECLOSURE Ameriquest Mortgage Company, Plaintiff vs. Glen Harvey Rogers, EquiCredit Corporation of NY, .Defendant© PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale entered on August 9, 2004 and bearing the Index No. 04002164, I, the undersigned Referee.-will sell at public auction at the'Calendar Control'Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola, NY 11501, on August 16/2005 at ll':30-d.rh., premises known as: . 95 Babylon Turnpike, Freeport. NY 11520 ALL that certain plot piece, or parcel of land.,, with the buildings grid improvements 'thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Town of Hempstead, Village of Freeport, County of Nassau, State of NY. Section 55; Block 238; Lot 162 Approximate amount of lien, $206,857.50. 1 Premises will be sold subject to provisions of the filed judgment of foreclosure and sale . Lisa Sciano, Esq., Referee FORSYTH, HOWE, O'DWYER, KALB 8c MURPHY, P.C. ONE CHASE SQUARE, SUITE 1900. ROCHESTER. NY 14604 (585) 325-7515 ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF FL #262 8/4 NOTICE OF SALE
SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF NASSAU - MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, AGAINST VERNON KING, ET. AL.. Defendant©. Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly dated 2/4/2005,1. the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction
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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: GOLD-MARK PROMOTIONS, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 07/26/05. 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. 340 Edward Avenue, Woodmere. New York 11598. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL#265 6x 8/4. 1 1, 18 25, 9/1 , 6 «_ ' NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY. AS TRUSTEE FOR LONG BEACH MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2003-1, Plaintiff against CHARLES DARIO A/K/A DARIO CHARLES; et al., Defendant© Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly entered 6/2/2005 I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme . Court, 100 Supreme Court Drive. Mineola. NY on 9/6/2005 at 1 1 :30AM premises known as 409 N. BROOKSIDE AVENUE. FREEPORT. NY 1 1520 ALL that certain plot, piece, tract or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements . thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the .Town Of. Hempstead, Co.untV Pf. Nassau, qpd State' of N e w York. " "•' • • • • • ' Section 0036 Block OOOM-00 Lot 00020 Approximate amount of- lien $ 303,424.81 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment lndex# 1952/05 WILLIAM ANDREW CADEL Fsq,. Referee. Fein, Such & Crane, (Attorney's for Plaintiff) 747 Chestnut Ridge Road. Suite 201, Chestnut Ridge, N.Y. 10977 (973)538-4700 X 151. Dated: 7/20/2005 Our File#: WMNY 055 mu Fl ?6ft<lTR/4 11 IS ?fi
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from page 7 ently one of the cleanest of the LIRR's Babylon branch. "Why is more money put in Baldwin and Rockville Centre than in Freeport?" asked Mr. Denenberg. Ms. Hickman said she thought the issue was one of demographics. "Look at the political constituencies." she said. "It's a bigger issue than just funding." A former social worker, she suggested that Mr. Denenberg's commuter group "partner up with social services" to address the larger issue of homeless people using the station. Mr. Palamaro said homelessness "is an issue we contend with at many stations" and the MTA police "ivy to make a connection with shelter, clothing and food." Ms. Hickman said the MTA should form direct partnerships with social services providers as "the most effective method" of dealing with the problem.
Ups and downs Ms. Myhre complained about frequent break-downs of the escalators and filth of the elevator. "The escalator broke down four or five limes in one month." she said. "And the Freeport elevator is like walking through someone's toilet. The walls are filthy, never cleaned." Ms. Greer said the escalator and elevator are slated to be "completely replaced, but I can't guarantee it won't break down." she said, and noted Ihe escalators are tested every day at 6 a.m.
Parking problem Mr. Denenberg said he has received numerous complaints from local residents about the lack of sufficient park-, ing spots. _many _of which are lime restricled.r The Town iff Hempslea'd owns (he parking fields. Ms. Hickman complained many people using the Bellmore and Merrick parking areas come from out of the area.
Better communication The July 28 gathering was Ihe least attended of Mr. Denenberg's community meetings, and he called for an improvement, in the LIRR's efforts at communicating with his office. He blamed Ihe railroad's delay in confirming the dale for Ihe meeting, and in setting up meetings with the commuter group, on its insistence that such requests be made in writing. He said by (he time the LIRR replied to his written request, it was too late to gel out Ihe notices about Ihe Frccporl meeting, which were sent by bulk mail, and hope residents received them in time. "I should be able to pick up the phone." he said. "It's hard to gel dates from Ihe LIRR. I had to wait weeks to get confiirnalion ol the July 28 dale, and I had to argue with the secretary." Mr. Palamaro said anyone having a problem or question may call the public affairs manager's office at (718) 5588228. Mr. Denenberg also got the word out by personally distributing notices at Ihe four stations. Four people attended Ihe meeting. The Wednesday. August 17. inccling is slated for the Bellmore Memorial t-LibKiiy. 228 Bedford Avenue.' 7'.3(Vp.ifl: Station Manager Raymond Powers and Assistant Director of Communications Robert Brennan are scheduled to appear.
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On Wednesday. August 10, at 7:30 pm. the Freeport Memorial Library will present a concert, by Dave Sear, a dynamic folk singer connecting to his audience with humor, excitement and passion through folk songs of our times and times gone by. With banjo and twelve string guitar ringing. Sear blends old foot-stomping mountain square dance tunes with new songs about sailors, women, children, animals, mermaids, aging and nature into a life-affirming concert that leaves an audience, young or old. w i t h a good feeling toward life. A veteran of over 40 years in radio. Sear is best known as host/producer of the nationally syndicated "Folk Music Almanac" broadcast over Public Radio
Thursday stumper On Thursday. August I I . at 2:30 pin. Stanley Newman. Newsday's Cross word Puzzle editor, will offer strategies for solving crossword puzzles. He will also explain how crossword puzzles are prepared for publication in Newsday. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brooklyn College with -a mathematics major and a master's degree in statistics from Rutgers University, Mr. Newman's entry into the puzzle business came about as a direct result of his winning the first U.S. Open Crossword Championship in l l )R2. Today, the Newsday Crossword is syndicated worldwide to over 100 daily. Sunday and Internet newspapers.
Jerry Brown wins big from page 5 is the standard procedure which is used when the sanitary district distributes any official communication. Mr. Noble said that the letter, which was vetted by their lawyers, was not campaign literature. It did not mention either of Ihe candidates by name nor reference any specifics regarding (he actual election. Ms. Mallay made use of computerized phone calls where she referred to herself as a Democrat. She has pledged
especially Suffolk County because of the availability of more trains. Mr. Denenberg expressed another concern of constituents, the recent price hikes in fares, especially the previous D. os year's large boost. Mr. Palamaro defended the increases, saying it had been eight years since <JQ there had been an increase in fares before last year's jump. "1 think it's a lost cause." said Ms. to o o Hickman. '•J\
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