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ROBOT, A CHARACTER IN HIS OWN RIGHT, talks up character development to Freeport students.

I, robot, speak their language Gizmo The Robot may have a silver metal body, a spinning head and blinking lights, but when it comes to talking to youngsters about the importance of walking the straight and narrow path and avoiding alcohol and substance abuse, he's all heart. On a chilly October day, Gizmo received warm welcomes from students and faculty at the Bayview Avenue and Leo F. Giblyn elementary schools in Freeport. The robot appeared as part of the observance by the schools of "Red Ribbon Week," in which students and teachers all wore red ribbons urging students to "Show Character/Don't Do Drugs." Based in New Jersey, and with a resume that includes appearances on TV shows, in schools across the country, and at corporate shows and international events, the robot glided along the floor, as hundreds of students, seated in a "U" formation, gasped in awe as Gizmo talked to them in a group and

one on one. Introduced to individual students at each of the respective schools, Gizmo repeated his question, to each. "How old are you?" When the student replied, Gizmo quickly added, "Are you married?" which drew loud laughs and screams from the student as well as classmates. Warming to his subject, Gizmo emphasized to the students that they are all "million-dollar machines," capable of great achievements as long as they keep themselves healthy and working properly. "Red Ribbon Week" is a national campaign launched to honor the work and memory of Enrique "Kiki" Camarena, an agent. with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DBA), who was murdered in Mexico by drug dealers in 1985 after they discovered that he was an undercover law enforcement agent who had infiltrated their operation.

spirit of Halloween - and the infant class IT'S NEVER TOO EARLY to get into the at Hi-Hello knows how to do it in style! The ghosts and goblins - and Statues of overnight at Hi-Hello. The infants got lots Liberty, assorted superheroes, cartoon of "oohs" and "ahs" as they were paraded characters, witches and princesses - were in their baby buggies in Native-American all part of the Halloween goings-on at Hi- costumes. In the late afternoon, the children in the Hello Child Care Center. Mayor William Glacken and Nassau after-school program went for supervised County Legislators Kevan Abrahams and trick or treating walks throughout the Dave Denenberg took time from their busy neighborhood. In keeping with lessons on schedules to attend. They watched as the community service, they also collected children played games, filled their goodie money for UNICEF. It was a fun and safe Halloween for all bags, and picked pumpkins from a pumpA (ydn patch that had mysteriously appeared the children and staff at Hi-Hello.

Freeport school board starfs budget process

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by Mark Treske

Ah, spring...when a young man's fancy turns to school budgets. The Freeport o" school board took such a time leap when it outlined the beginning of the process that will culminate with the 2006-2007 school I budget vote on May 16, 2006. Deputy Superintendent Kishore Kuncham spoke about the timeline. A budget meeting with administators was T3 held on October 31, and administrators at £ the various schools are already beginning to prepare their budget requests; They were I told that budget levels for textbooks and materials would be unchanged, and that Q staffing increases must be "mission criti< cal" or required to meet standards or guideW J lines. w D(. Eversley said that a meeting with the K Budget/Finance Advisory Committee was scheduled Jbr December 12. As of now, 12 '^members are already confirmed, with four yet to respond. Additionally, there would be th/ee student members. (See page six for more information on the committee.) The district has tentatively scheduled an extra budget meeting for March 8. 2006, and plan to formally adopt the budget by the beginning of April. State law has made for one significant change this year: All

necessary budget revotes- must take place on the third Tuesday of June (June 20). In speaking generally about the process. Mr. Kuncham noted that the district shared the public concern about taxes (as expressed by the 21 contingency budgets on Long Island this year) and would strive to produce a fiscally responsible budget that was sensitive to this concern. Mr. Kuncham outlined various major areas of concern: • Energy costs - The Oil Heat Institute projects a 40-60 percent rise in energy costs over the winter. This situation has produced a hole of $500-$700,000 in the current budget - and may not get better in the future. • Healthcare - a 12 percent rise in healthcare costs is being projected for trig" first half of 2007. • Mandates - of particular note is thecost of increased testing under the federal No Child Left Behind act. • Reassessment - many people receiving their tax bills this fall are blaming school districts for steeper-than-expected increases. Mr. Kuncham reminded the meeting that the district was only responsible for a 5.99 percent increase in the tax levy, and that reassessment and a rise in property values was responsible for the rest.

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• Kid's Cafe, Friday evening supper for local families in need, 5:15, p.m., ETS Youth Division. 87 Pine Street. • Veterans' Day services. 10:45 a.m., at the Freeport Memorial Library. • Freeport Memorial Library closed - Veterans' Day. • Village Hall closed - Veterans' Day. Saturday, November 12

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well this year. Student Crystal Jordan told the board about what she called "unsanitary conditions" at the high school - ceiling tiles covered with mold, ceiling tiles falling and a leaky roof. The board promised to follow up on this, suggesting that its annual inspection tour of the district's buildings should start at the high school. Mr. Kuncham noted that the district has already started a roofing project throughout the district - and that October's recent eight straight days of torrential rain caused problems for Freeport as it did elsewhere. In later board comment, trustee Ron Ellerbe noted the recent passing of Rosa Parks, and confirmed that flags in the district, were at half-nfast. Commenting on the earlier discussion of roofing problems, trustee Debra McQuillan noted that the district works very hard to keep the buildings repaired - but that often "money doesn't keep up with need." a situation that might compel consideration of a bond issue in the future. Thus the implications of the budget process are indeed a year round matter. The next meeting of the Freeport school board will be Wednesday. November 16. at Dood Middle School.


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Trustee Ron El lerbe brought up the possible implications- of Proposition I on the .November 8 ballot which, among other things, would establish state school funding for two years. It was agreed that the budget committee should consider the implications of passage of this proposal. In a particularly active public comment period, Karen Philpotts asked the board when seniors at the high school will once again be allowed to leave campus. The campus was closed until further notice (seniors not allowed to leave) as a result of a fight outside of the high school that took place on the morning of Friday, October 21 (The Leader, October 27). Board president Michael Raab responded that the matter is being monitored by the school in co-ordination with the board, but that there is no projected timetable to go back to an open campus. "If there was a need, there was a need," said Mr. Raab, who promised that the matter would be handled quickly - but with judgment. Teresa May noted that the district is being honored for its participation in the American Cancer Society's breast cancer Walkathon. She noted that the district raised $8,873 last year and hoped to do as


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• Freepoit Museum, 350 South Main Street, open 2-5 p.m. •Artists Reception, 2 p.m.. Charles Ives Musical Drama, 2:30 p.m.. at the Freeport Memorial Library. Monday, November 14

• CR: Parent/Child Workshop. 10 a.m., Retired Teachers, 10:30 a.m., AA Daily Gratitude. 4 p.m.. Central Nassau. 6 p.m., Conversation Circles, 6:30 p.m.. YA: Teen Cafe. 7 p.m.. Purple Cow Playhouse, 7 p.m., at the Freeport Memorial Library. • Bingo al Congregation Bnai Israel, 7:45 p.m., 91 North Bay view Avenue. • Freeport Village Court in session. Judge Caccialore presiding, 7 p.m.. 40 North Ocean Avenue. Court watchers are welcome. • Freeporl Board of Trustees. Village Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 15

• Archbishop Molloy Council # 1974. Knights of Columbus, Our Holy Redeemer Church basement. 7:30 p.m. • Western Traditions. 2 p.m.. CR: Homework Express, 4 p.m.. SS Audubon Soc.. 7 p.m., at the Freeport Memorial Library. Wednesday, November 16

• Free|x>rt Village Court in session. Judge Caccialore presiding, 9 a.m., 40 North Ocean Avenue. Court watchers are welcome. • Bus Trip # I -Radio City. 10 a.m.. Table Theater. 3:30 p.m., AA Daily Gratitude. 4 p.m., CR: Homework Express. 6 p.m.. Computer Second Grade. 6:30 p.m.. Soul With Heart. 7 p.m.. Board Meeting. 8 p.m.. at the Freeporl Memorial Library. • Freeport Kiwanis Club, 7:30 p.m.. Bedell's West Wind. • Board of Directors. Sanitary District Number 2, 2080 Grand Avenue, Baldwin, 5 p.m. v • Freeporl Board of Education. Action Meeting at Dodd, 7:30 p.m.

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Thursday, November 17 • Freeporl Rotary Club. 7 p.m.. at Imperial Diner. • Opera Video. 1 p.m..'CR: Homework Express, 4 p.m.. LI Scandinavian Soc.. 7 p.m., Freeport Chess Club. 7 p.m., SP: Grupo de Conversacion de Libras Latinos, 7 p.m., at the Freeporl Memorial Library. • Freepoit Human Relations Commission, 8 p.m.. Village Hall. • Freeporl Park Commission. 7:30 p.m.. Recreation Center. • Business Women of Freeporl. monthly meeting and dinner. 6 p.m. at Bedell's West Wind. Cast Bedell Street. Freeport.

Village board hears public comments by Jim Golding Village trustees approved one item of business and heard public comments from residents in their 28-minute meeting on Monday. The hoard approved a request from Freeport Little League Inc., to hand a banner on South Main and Archer

streets from November 16-January 15 for registration. In public comments, Alan Jay, citing a response by the three candidates for county executive to a question on affordable housing by the League of Women Voters, expressed concern about increasing tax assessments and the effect building a new home at an

"affordable" price would have on the property taxes of other homeowners. Mayor William F. Glacken advised Mr. Jay the village has not done a tax assessment because of the negative effect the county tax reassessment has had, which appeared to reassure Mr. Jay. Dr. Al Renken. former president of the Freeport school board who was representing the Century Club, followed up on similar presentations he made at recent meetings petitioning the board to name the Cleveland Avenue practice field in honor of former Freeport Athletic Director Bill Ashley, who established a w i n n i n g tradition in the high school's athletic pro-

gram. Eileen Weaver commented that, while driving through northwest Freeport. she noted that "Freeport is beautiful at this time of year" because of the abundant trees in the village. Kenneth Bagatelle expressed concern the board met on Halloween and that he "felt an obligation to stay home to protect my home from trick-or-treaters." He also pointed out that he observed two homes -had been boarded up and questioned the reason. He provided the locations to village officials after Mayor Glacken requested the information. Trustees adjourned at 7:48 p.m. Next meeting will he Monday. November 14.

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MEMBERS OF THE TUSKEEGEE AIRMEN addressed the Freeport Chamber of Commerce on November; 1, and chamber members learned a lot about this chapter of American history. From left are Chamber directors Peter Vita and llona Jagnow, Ed Monroe, Chambier President Jane Dugan and speakers Bill Wheeler and Victor Terrelonge.

Veterans Day is Friday When a man or woman puts on a military uniform, that person has in a sense died.and been reborn in service to our country and will never be the same."Even after ah honorable discharge, his or, her life wi.ll always be different. ... Because of the sacrifices they have made for us, preserving our democratic way of life, we must make sure they never fare worse than those who have not served. Veterans deserve good medical care, education benefits and job training. They deserve our thanks, every day of the year, but especially on Veterans Day.

Tobacco's toll, what you can do about it Next week, Thursday, November 17, is the Great American Smokeout Day, when those who have not already quit are asked to stop smoking for just one day. The idea is that if you can tough it out for one day, perhaps you can make through another and another and soon be free of a life-threatening addiction. Some people wonder why anyone would have ever started smoking if they came along after the 1964 Surgeon General's report that confirmed a link between smoking and lung cancer. You certainly never saw many doctors smoking after that. But life is more complicated than that, and the social forces that drove people to smoke have kept their momentum for a long time. The bright side is that it is less and less acceptable with young people. The dark side is that 440,000 Americans die from smoking each year. If you have ever smoked and been through hell trying to quit, or seen a relative suffer because of smoking, you may want to help keep people from smoking. The state Department of Health, Tobacco Control Program is considering using people's stories to educate New Yorkers about "the toll tobacco has on families across the state." If you might be interested in taking part, you can e-mail Susan Kennedy at Send your name, address, phone and e-mail. Your slory might be used on TV, radio, in print, on the web or in transit posters. One person really can make a difference. Local residents pushed for the Nassau, Suffolk and New York City ordinances that kicked smoking out of restaurants. That paved the way for a New York State law. For years restaurant workers and other guests had suffered in silence from second-hand smoke. Now they have the law on their side.

GHOSTS AND GOBLINS: Mayor William Glacken and legislator Kevan Abrahams are surrounded by Miss Sue's three year old class - almost unrecognizable in their Halloween costumes at HiHello's Halloween activities. A GROUP PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW "Take 4" (four winners from the Long Island Arts Council 2005 Juried Photography Show - Marc Josloff. George Lisk. Rick Miller. Robert Sumlhcimcr opened November I at the Freeport Memorial Library, 144 West Merrick Road. A reception open to the public will he November 13. 2-4 p.m. Call 379-3274 lor information. "FAMILIAR STRANGERS" an exhibit of contemporary genre painting by Mac Josloff, will open November 12 at South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation. 228 South Ocean Avenue. Free admission. A reception open to the public will be November 18, 7-9 p.m: Call 6231204 for information. A RECITAL by Thomas Yehudah Tirino featuring works by Frederic Chopin and Ernesto Lecuona will he on Saturday, November 12. at the Freeporl High School Auditorium. 50 South Brookside Avenue, at 8 p.m. Tickets at the door are $20. LIAC PRESENTS DANNY KAYE: The songs and stories of the great musical comedy master Danny Kaye come alive in "Courting the Jester: A Salute to Danny Kaye" on Sunday, November 20. at 2 p.m. in ihe Bellmore Movie Theatre on Pellil Avenue in Ballmore. 'Hie talented Bob Spiotto is

Danny Kaye in this original one-man piny presented by the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport. Peter A. Pace is the musical and arrangement diredor. For many of us who remember the loveablc antics of Danny Kaye. this will he the play to see this season. From the famous Borscht Belt to Broadway and the silver screen. David Daniel Kaminski. or Danny Kaye. as he is better known, touched the hearts of young and old. THE FREEPORT RECREATION CENTER'S Senior Citizen s Center will have n Thanksgiving Pot Luck Luncheon featuring Terry Pcarce of Roseland Ballroom fame on Thursday. November 17. at 12 noon. The turkey will be provided and we need you to supply the rest of the fillings. There will also be a special raffle open only to those who attend. ST. CECELIA: On Sunday. November 13. at 4 p.m. in Ihe Cathedral of the Incarnation. Garden City. The Long Island Choral Society will open its 77th season with a concert featuring live composcrsMriluites to Saint Cecelia, the patron saint of music and musicians, including Handel's "Ode for St. Cecelia's Day," Scarlatti's ''Saint Cecelia Mass." Britten's "Hymm to St. Cecelia" as well as works by Daniel Pinkham and Gcrakl Fin/.i.

lUSt writ©fc>vioan dolano A DOLLAR A DAY Every so often I hear a speaker or read a book whose message could be life-changing. It could be. but usually isn't because 1 tend to lack staying-power. Maybe this time will be different. Two weeks ago, I heard Arthur Simon speak. He is the founder of the non-prof- • it organization, "Bread for the World." I purchased his book, "How Much Is Enough?" and just finished reading it, and now I am in a quandary. How much will 1 allow my life-to change? Mr. Simon is a Lutheran minister who was a pastor on the Lower East Side 40 years ago when there was incredible poverty in the area then known as Alphabet City. Remembering his father's admonition! "It's better to put a fence at the top of, a cliff, than be an ambulance driver at the bottom," he realized that much-of his energy was being spent like aii ambulance driver, trying to deal with lhe problems of the poor after the fact, j Along with othej local clergy, he founded "Bread for;the World." a nonsectarian group devoted to eliminating poverty and most especially hunger in the world. Their approach would be to engage in advocacy to change public policy. It's not as (hough I had never heard some of the situations and statistics

which Mr. Simon discussed in his speech and described in his book. Perhaps it is just that I have reached a point in my life when I am more open to his message, a time when I am less inclined to rationalize how I use my money. And rationalize I do. A joke in our household whenever we make an extravagant purchase is "Well, we don't smoke and we don't drink." It's not that our behavior deserves any special accolades; we don't smoke or drink because neither my husband nor I ever liked to, and (hose savings have been our humorous justification for a variety of purchases throughout our married life. Like many people, we've felt free to lead a life that's not overly luxurious, but certainly filled with privilege. I'm not Imelda Marcos, but I have more shoes than I need. We don't eat at Per Se, the newest of the over-the-top restaurants in New York City, but, as empty neslers, we certainly do eat out more than we did when the kids lived home. We only have one car, but I use it for local errands when a good walk would be more beneficial physically as well as environmentally more sound. But I can rationalize away these choices and many more with ease, and I do. It is less easy to convince myself that those choices are correct, however, now

that I've heard Mr. Simon's well-deliv-ered message. When Mr. Simon published his book in 2003; the poorest 1.2 billion people in the world lived on less than $1 a day. In East Timor, according to the ambassador I heard at the same program, the average income is more like 65 cents a day. How much did I spend on Halloween candy? How much will I spend on our family's Thanksgiving dinner and how much at Christmas? While the problem of poverty is obvious, the solutions are complex and no one should ignore those complexities. Should corruption and fraud be eliminated before further help is given, or can transparency in the process and increased aid be pursued simultaneously? Can the United Nations' millennium development goals, pledged by all its members, including the United States, be accomplished by the year 2015 as is the intent? Can we reduce by half the proportion of people living on less than a dollar a day? Can we reduce the number of those who suffer from hunger? Can we reduce by two thirds the mortality rate among children under five? Can we combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases, create an environment that includes safe drinking water, and provide development which allows countries to be selfsustaining? While those questions are global in


nature, the beginnings of the answers to these worldwide problems can be very specific as I ask myself the question. "yf "How should (his affect me?" What are the lifestyle changes I O should be making? To whom should I donate my time and my resources? I Can I make any difference? Will my decision not to purchase an additional blouse or go to a Broadway show put food on a table in Africa? It's so easy to let myself off the hook. The message of Arthur Simon, however, will not let me ignore the ques- m r tions. How many (oys docs one child in m this country need while children in our own country and around (he world suffer from malnutrition? What luxury is so important as a status symbol (hat it surpasses the right of other individuals to have access to nutrition and health care? And why can't 1 find the (time to let my legislators knowthat I wolild support them on positions which alleviate hunger and poverty in this country and abroad irrespective of their party affiliation? Each dollar I spend is the daily income of 1.2 billion of our world's poorest people, and so the question is really simple. "What shall I choose to do with my dollars?" Or as Mr. Simon asks. "How much is enough?"

Community shows up for Baldwin board's input meeting by Joan Delaney Educational philosophy or practical considerations - and sometimes both premised the questions and comments posed by residents at the Baldwin Board of Education's Community Input meeting November 2. The meeting began with a lively preview of the high school musical "Seussical" which will take place on November 17, 18, and 19, and will include 125 students in (he cast, crew, and orchestra. With the positive theme of having big dreams "dreaming in technicolor-" the show continues to be a very visible sign of the dis-

trict's commitment to the performing arts. "Every kid who wants to be in the show is in it," noted Peter Freeman, the district's director of fine and performing arts. Adding to the enjoyment was the clever responses of 'Superintendent of Schools Robert Britto, who quickly got into the spirit of the moment when the Cat in the Hat questioned him and made references to the superintendent's mission to have students "reflect, revise, and resubmit" their work. Also augmenting the cordial climate was a series of presentations to board members as part of "In Recognition of Boards of Education" week. With com-

ments by middle school students Alexis Redman and Chelsea Redman and high school seniors Ricardo Manigat and Santi Wong, along with individual token gifts presented by the PTA presidents of each

of the schools, the board was honored for the time (hey give and their commitment to quality education. (continued on page 15)


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With a few vacancies on the Freeport Public Schools' Finance Budget Advisory Committee, additional members are being sought for the group, which is charged with assisting the Board of Education by making recommendations regarding the preparation of (U the 2006-07 school district budget, and, longer-range, for future budgets. The broad-based committee is representative of the Freeport community, and includes educators, parents, students, former board members, senior e citizens, homeowners, tenants, veterans, business people and finance expertise OS individuals. At this time, the district is W Q inviting applications in certain categories - homeowner, parent, senior citizen, finance, and resident business W owner (business must be in Freeport). ac Applications are available online at the district's website, DL,


3, and at the Freeport Memorial Library, the Freeport Recreation Center, the Freeport Chamber of Commerce and with PTA and SEPTA leadership. Applications must be returned by December 1 to Kishore Kuncham, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 235 North Ocean Avenue, Freeport, 11520. If there are more applicants than the committee is able to seat, membership will be decided by a.lottery. Serving on the committee represents a serious commitment on the part of members, who will be asked to develop an understanding of the budget process and the educational and financial needs of the district, and meet regularly beginning in early December 2005 through April 2006. There will be at least eight evening meetings during this period. If you have any questions, you can contact Mr. Kuncham at 867-5212.




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FIRST CHURCH BALDWIN, UNITED METHODIST, 881 Merrick Rd. Baldwin. 2231168. Rev. Richard E. Smeltzer: Worship Service & Sunday School 10 a.m.: Youth Fellowship Sunday, 6:30 p.m EBENEZER CHURCH OF SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST, 97 Broadway. Michael R. Bernard, Pastor: Saturdays. Church al Study. 9:15 a.m.; Morning Service. 11 a.m.: Youth Service. 4 p.m. 379-1054 DEAN STREET CHAPEL. 23 West Dean Street. Sundays. Breaking of Bread. 9:15 a.m.: Adult Bible Class. 10:15 a.m.: Family Bible Hour. Sunday School (pre-K through seniors). 11:15 a.m.; Wednesdays. Prayer Meeting, 8 p.m SOUTH NASSAU CHRISTIAN CHURCH. 3147 Eastern Parkway. Baldwin. 379-0720. David Dooley. Minister. Sunday School. 9:30 a.m.: Sunday Worship Service. 10:45 a.m.: Wednesday Adult Bible Study. 8 p.m.. Youth Group. 8 p.m.. ST. PETER'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2332 Grand Avenue. Baldwin. 2231951. The Rev. Edward G. Barnctt. Pastor. The Service of Holy Communion. 10 a.m. ALL SAINTS' EPISCOPAL CHURCH (ANGLICAN) - 2375 Harrison Avenue. Baldwin. 223-3731. The Rev. Dr. Charles G. Ackerson, Ph.D.. Rector. Sunday: Holy Eucharist and Sermon. 8 a.m.. Church School and Nursery. 9:45 a.m.. Sung Eucharist and Sermon. 10 a.m. Wednesday: Holy Eucharist I Oa.m. THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF BALDWIN, 717 St. Luke's Place. Baldwin. New York 11510. (516) 223-2112 Welcoming and Supporting Individuals and Families to Grow in Faith! Sunday Services at 10 o'clock faster: Rev. Mark F. Greiner ww <http://\v\>> IGLESIA CENTRO BIBLICO DE FREEPORT - 50 North Main Street. 546-0473. C. Luis Vargas. Senior Pastor. Sunday services. TABERNACLE OF FAITH. 286 West Merrick ad. Freeport. Walter Gibson. Pastor. Sunday Services. 8 and 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Sunday School. 10 a.m.: Friday night service. 8:30 p.m.: Monday and Tuesday Bible School. 7:30 p.m. THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF FREEPORT. South Ocean Avenue and Smith Street. Sunday Worship at 10 a.m. Rev. Eddie J. lusino.. BETHEL A.M.E. CHURCH. 420 North Main Street. Reverend Dr. Harry J. White. II.. Senior 'astor. 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 i.m.; Friday services 8 p.m.: Saturday services 9 i.m. and 5:50 p.m.: Sunday services. 9 a.m. REEPORT UNITED METHODIST ;HURCII, 46 Pine Street. 378-0659. The Rev. teed Davidson. 10:30 a.m. Worship Service. Juring church service nursery care and a toddler program are available along with Pre-K through 8th grade Sunday School classes. IONGREGATION B'NAl ISRAEL. 91 North Jayview Avenue. 623-42(X). Conservative, egaliarian congregation. Friday services. 8 p.m.: Saturday services. 9:30 a.m. Weekday minyan bllowed by breakfast. 6:45 a.m. Sunday ser.ices. 9 a.m.. followed by breakfast. Religious school. pre-K through high school. Adult educaion. SOUTH NASSAU UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION. 228 South (X-ean Avenue. 623-1204. A liberal faith community where all people and beliefs are uel•omc: Sunday services 10:30 a.m. Childre's reliaious education, youth groups, ehildcare. small aroup interactions, social justice work and special

events. CHRIST EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH/IGLESIA LUTERANA OF CRISTO. North Grove Street and Randall Avenue. Pastor. The Rev. Michael D. Wilkcr. Sundays - 9:30 a.m. - Worship Service: 10:45 a.m Sunday School and Adult Education: 11 a.m. Spanish Mass. WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES. 80 West Merrick Road. Freeport Non-Denominational Stephen and Roseann Brower. Senior PastorsSunday morning Worship 10 a.m.: Children' Church 10 a.m.: Nursery available. Wednesday Care Groups in the homes: Friday evenings ministries.: Care (Home and Hospital visits) Children's Ministry 7:30 p.m.. 18 month residential program for substance abuse. Bible Education Center.^46-3344. FREEPORT CHURCH OF GOD, 580 Babylon Turnpike. Reverend Linctle .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 Service 8 p.m. SALVATION ARMY. 66 Church Street. P.O. Box 725. Sunday:. Morning Worship 11 a.m.: Afterglow Service 12 p.m.: Home League Ladies Group Thursday 11 a.m.: Bible Study Friday 11 a.m.: Mid-week Service Wednesday. 12 p.m.: Senior Citizen Center. Monday to Friday. 8j(X' a.m. to 4:(X) p.m. Family Supper Program on Tuesday 5 p.m. followed by Scouting activities 5:30 to 7 p.m. Call (516) 378-4557 . TRANSFIGURATION EHSCOPAI CHURCH - (ANGLICAN). South Long Beach Avenue and Pine Street. Tuesdays Holy Euchari'.! 8:45 a.m. Sundays. Holv Eucharist 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday School, noon. CHURCH OF OUR HOLY REDEEMER. 37 South Ocean Avenue. Weekday Masses Monday 7:30 p.m. (Spanish). 7:30 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.. Thursday. 7:30 p.m. (Spanish): Friday 12:10 p.m followed by Divine Mercy Chaplet: Saturday Morning Mass in the Church. 7:30 a.m. Saturday Evening (Sunday Vigil Masses) 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. (Spanish): Sunday Masses 8:00 a.m.. 10 (Family). 11:30 a.m.. I p.m. (Spanish): Miraculous Medal Novena. Saturday following 7:30 a.m. Mass. Blessed Sacrament Chapel open 24 hours. ST. CHRISTOPHER'S R.C. CHURCH, II Gale Avenue. Baldwin. Sunday Masses: Saturday at 5 p.m.: Sunday at 7:30 a.m.: 9:30 a.m. (Folk Group): I I a.m. (Choir): 12:30 p.m.: 5 p.m. (Contemporary Music Gioup). Daily Masses: Monday through Friday: 7 and 9 a.m.: Saturday: 9 a.m. Holiday Masses: Please consult (lie weekly Bulletin the Sunday before the holyday. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF FREEPORT. Pine Street and South Long Reach Avenue. Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m : Sunday School for adults & children. 9:20 a.m.: Wednesday Bible Study & Prayer. 8 p.m.: 379-8084. COMMUNITY CHURCH OF THE NA/ARENE. 301 Atlantic Avenue. Sundays. Sunday School for all ages, 10 a.m.: Morning Worship Service. 11 a.m.: Evening Praise and Prayer Service. 6 p.m.: Wednesdays. Evening Bible Study in Spanish and English. 7:30 p.m. Second and fourth Fridays. Youlli Night in Chinch gym. 8 p.m. GREATER SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH. 129 East Merrick Road. Reverend Mallcttc. Sundays. Morning Service. II a.m.: Evening Service. 9 p.m. Thursdays. Prayer Meeting. 8 p.m.: Sunday School. 9:30 a.m. SOUTH BALDWIN JEWISH CENTER. 2959 Grand Avenue. Baldwin: Rabbi Robert Judd. Conservative. Twice daily minyan. Weekdays: Sunday 9:30 a.m.: Monday-Friday 6:50 a.m.: Sunday-Thursday 8 p.m.: Shnbbat: S p.m.: Shabbat morning 9:30 a.m.: Sal. afternoon 10 minutes before sundown. Religious school: Adult education. Mens Club & Sisterhood. 223-! 8688

sporting devils By Linda Hendrickson It was an exciting week for Freeport's sports teams. Several teams have made playoffs and others are hopeful that they will qualify. .Middle linebacker Chris Edmond had 12 tackles, caused three fumbles and returned an interception of a touchdown to lead the Freeporl Red Devils to a 3714 win over Long Beach. Freeporl scored in the first quarter on a 15-yard run by Victor Rodriguez but it was the hard hitting second quarter that put the Red Devils in the. driver's seat. Anthony Rodriguez had three big catches as he ran for 22 yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Mike Dowdell was 7-10 for 88 yards and 2 TDs. On Sunday Freeport played Massapequa in the quarter-finals of the Nassau County Conference 1 playoffs. Erica Chainblin, Michelle Waters, and Annamarie Bellaflore all won their singles matches in straight sets as the Lady Devils Tennis Team defeated West Hempslead and Valley Stream Central. Elise Francisco/LaPortia Hackworlh, Dianna Perez/Tara Jones. Lishan Jackson/Alison Verastegui, and Jessica Small/Dana Verdell also won their doubles matches. The team finished with a 93 record and qualified for the Conference

Update Massapequa scored 22 firsthalf points to defeat Freeport, 22-14, in a conference I quarter final game Sunday at Massapequa.

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IV playoffs. The playoff match against MacArthur was extremely close. Freeporl secured all three singles points but failed to get the fourth point. Three of the doubles teams went three sets but Freeporl was not able to gel thai last point. Ismael Plama scored off a good kick from Joaquin Viedma at 6:32 in the firsl half which was followed by 74 minutes of nail-biling soccer. Later in the week. Emmanuel Gamez made a penalty kick for his second goal with 3:21 left and that score was the equalizer as Freeport played to a 5-5 draw with Valley Stream Central in boys soccer. Freeport clinched its first league lille in Ihe hislory of the. program with its 71-3 record. Ismael Palma scored off a pass ftom Camelo Zulunga while Kevin Escobar, Heyman Rivas and Emmanuel Gamez added one each on offense. Joaguin Viedma had six saves in goal. Freeport will meet Valley Stream Central in the first round of the soccer playoffs. If they win. Ihey will play under the lighls in the quarterfinals at

Byrnes' Field in Massapequa. Freeport's JV Volleyball Team won in five games. The Lady Devils looked Hat and lost their first game but fought back to win the next two. They struggled in Ihe fourth and lost, which threw the match into the deciding fifth game.. Determined to win their last home game of (he season, the girls buckled down and ran away with the last game. Freeport earned its first victory of the cross country season with a win. over Baldwin. Junior Lance Parker 21.45 f i n ished first among Freeport's runners f o l lowed by senior Stephen Wilson. Brian Fitzgerald. Corey Reid. Chris Matos. Daniel Carnmacho and Adam Mason. In girls' cross country. Freeport took second place, beating Plainvievv Kennedy in a tri-meet on the Belhpage Cross Country Course. Nataisha Pless and Regina Laws both ran the 2.5-mile course in less than 20 minutes. Hajr Harnin crossed in 20:45. Pless and Laws both placed in the top 40 to get a medal in playoffs. Pless ran the Belhpage

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Pierre Defendini, a 1989 graduate of Baldwin High School and a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany, was recently honored as a producer and co-cinematographer of the film "Home." O The 85-minute documentary, which Z received a juried award at the Silver Springs Film Festival in Maryland, was T3 '£, directed by Jeffrey M. Togman, who is 3 also an associale professor in political H science and an assistant dean at Seton Hall University. It is being shown at the PJ Margaret Mead Pavilion at the Q American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan and is expected to tour the museum's traveling program. w with "Home" tells the story of Sheree Farmer, a single mother of six who doesn't drink, smoke or do drugs. Her dream is to move her family out of their drug-infested, crime- ridden- gang- controlled neighborhood in Newark. With the help of Mary Rigby-Abernalhy, a former fashion industry executive and cancer survivor who has quit her job lo help low-income families become homeowners. Ms. Farmer works lo put together a down payment for a home at Bergen Estates. There are complications and the film follows the difficult process. Mr. Defendini. whose parents have been friends of Baldwin editor Joan Delaney for three decades, explained his interest and love of films. He has been working in film and television for a little over three years and prior lo that worked in various other media, including music, advertising, Inlernet and radio. He now describes himself as "settled" in film. Speaking of his work on "Home" with Mr. Togman, he called il "a fascinating and rewarding experience since the day 1 started." He added, "I had the privilege to spend lime wilh some remarkable people at an important juncture in their lives. What they did and shared before our camera was an amazing act of courage. Most people can't share thai way. I'd include myself in lhai group. From my perspective as a filmmaker, it's an incredible generous gift." Among his other noteworthy activities is work on a hip hop documentary conducted in Dakar, Senegal. "There were just two of us arriving from New York wilh like nine suitcases of gear and not many contacts. It was one of my first experiences in production and also my first visit lo Africa. Somehow, we goi a lot of great sluff. I'll never forget the experience." (continued on page 1*0)

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Baldwin First Squad detectives report the arrest of a Richmond Hill man for a Burglary that occurred on October 29 at 9:25 a.m. in Baldwin. According to detectives, the defendant, Harinanan Chabilall. 29. is the exboyfriend of the victim who lives on Van Buren Street. He arrived at the victim's house yelling and screaming for her to let him in. and then he began kicking the front door. He then ran to the rear of the house and smashed a bedroom window. As he entered the house through the broken window, he cut his hand on the glass. He picked up a steak knife and threatened (o kill the victim's houseguesl. police said, chasing the guest around the house and out the front door. Police responded and he threw his knife on the front lawn where it was recovered. The suspect was treated for hand cuts at South Nassau Communities Hospital and found fit for confinement. He was arrested and charged w i t h Burglary, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon. * ** The First Squad reports the details of a robbery that occurred in Baldwin on Sunday. October 30, at 9 p.m. According to detectives, two armed men entered Grand Central Station •Auto, Grand Avenue, and approached the attendant. Bolh men displayed hand-

guns and one demanded money from the victim and threw him to the ground, causing him to hit his head. After taking an undetermined amount of cash from the victim, the two robbers fled on foot southbound on Grand Avenue. The victim did not require immediate medical aid. The first robber is described as black. 40-45. heavy set. 5'5 "- 5'8". dressed in black clothing wearing a red do-rag and a baseball hat. The second robber is described as black. 30. thin build. fi'O" dressed in black. Both were armed with handguns. Detectives request anyone with information call Crime Stoppers at 1-800244 TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous. •• • Two vehicles had their windows smashed on October 29 in the Baldwin railroad station parking lot between the hours of I I a.m. and 4:50 p.m. On October 28 a 1998 Honda Accord had its window smashed and a pocketbook was stolen from it within the hours of 11 p.m. and 2 a.m.. on October 29 + ++ The First Squad is investigating a robbery that occurred in Baldwin on November 6 at 6 p.m. A black man wearing a mask and a dark, hooded sweatshirt entered a store. Happiness Is. on Grand Avenue. The man pointed a handgun at the owner and demanded money. He grabbed the owner and pulled him behind the counter, ordering him to open the cash register. The victim opened the register and the robber removed an undetermined (continued on page 10

Baldwin Library Medicare Rx Baldwin Public Library presents a free Medicare Rx Workshop on Saturday. November 12. at 10 a.m. Got questions? Get answers and explanations about the new Medicare Rx healthcare plan. Receive the information you need to make an informed decision about tliis new plan. No registration necessary.

Children !v Book Week Celebrate Children's Book Week at the Baldwin Public Library. On Monday. November 14. at 4 p.m.. we will be hosting a program entitled "Stories Come Alive." Mary Lynn McCauley dramatically performs favorite children's stories. Children ages 4-8 can enjoy these stories. Registration is necessary and has begun. Where registration is limited, preference will be given to residents of the Baldwin School District. Contact Wendy Kappelmier (head of Children's Services) 223-6228 for further information.

Freeport Library Opera video On Thursday. November 17. at I p.m..

the Opera Video and Discussion with B i l l Coble is "Faust" by Charles Gounod. Faust makes a pact w i t h the devil with tragic consequences.

On Wednesday. November \6. at 7 p.m.. Soul with Heart Book Club will resume ils meetings with "The Hearls of Men" by Travis Hunter. Three men each at a very different stage in life - confront the challenges. emotional upheavals, choices, and problem relationship in their lives. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month before I he meeting. The group's relaxed atmosphere encourages participants to offer opinions w h i l e discussing the selected hook. Refreshments are provided.

Charles Ires On Sunday, November 13. 2:30 pin. baritone David Majoros. accompanied by pianist Lucille Felsenlhal. presents an imaginative recreation of the works of American composer Charles Ives. complete with costume and make-up changes. Ives' music ranges from Victorian parlor songs and music hall minstrel songs through lo (rue "20th and 21 si" centuries, modern music, humorous, good-natured and patriotic. '

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Baldwin musicians honored Three Baldwin students have been selected to participate in the 50th Annual Long Island String Festival Nassau County Secondary Concert. The students are: Jaclyn Lieto, a Baldwin Middle School eighth-grader, playing second violin with the Junior High Orchestra: Melonie Laguerre. a Baldwin Senior High School sophomore, playing first violin with the Junior High Orchestra; and Daniel Vazquez, a

Baldwin Senior High School senior playing first viola with the Senior High Orchestra. The students will be working with top-level conductors and playing alongside the finest secondary string players in the county. The orchestras will be rehearsing at Massapequa High School on November 18 and 19 and performing in a concert on Sunday. November 20. at I p.m. also at Massapequa High School.

Baldwin gas station charged with cheating customers MUSIC MASTERS: From left are Peter Freeman, director of fine and performing arts, Baldwin High School principal Susan Knors, Melonie Laguerre', Daniel Vazquez, and music teacher Mary Ellen Janson.

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to Nassau University Medical Center (morgue) pending a medical examiner's report. On November 5 detectives report the arrest of Thomas-Mallin, 28, of Gordon Place, for the above crime. He is charged with Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Accident. • •• The First Squad reports the details of an attempted robbery that occurred in Freeport on Monday, October 31, at 9:35 p.m. According to detectives, four men approached a pedestrian on Grafing Place and attempted to rob,him-at knifepoint. The victim scuffled with the subjects and they ran westbound on Grand Avenue. A responding Freeport police officer apprehended the suspects nearby. The suspects are identified as a 17year-old male resident of North Grove Street. Freeport, a 16-year-old male resident of Rutland Road, Freeport, George Rodriguez, 18, of Roosevelt and one juvenile. They are charged w i t h Attempted Robbery and Possession of a Weapon.

amount of cash from the drawer. He fled from the store, being chased by the victim and a witness. He was last seen, entering the passenger side of a maroon Nissan Maxima which drove off eastbound on Newton Avenue. Anyone with any information relating to this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

Freeport A Freeporter was arrested in connection with a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred in Manhasset on Friday, November 4. at 3:34 p.m. Detectives report that a 2004 Subaru operated northbound on Valley Road one mile east of Community Drive struck a tree on the west side of the road. The rear passenger. William Meier, 28, of Mastic, was ejected and suffered massive trauma. The driver lied (he scene. Nassau County Police Department Ambulance transported Mr. Meier to North Shore University Hospital where a staff physician pronounced him dead at 3:55 p.m. The body was transported

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Nassau County District Attorney Denis Dillon and Nassau County Commissioner of Consumer Affairs Roger Bogsted has announced the filing of criminal and administrative, ^charges against three gas stations. The stations are charged with cheating consumers in two different ways: I ) overcharging for the gas provided, and 2) octane fraud for selling gas at premium prices hut providing a lesser grade gas at that price. One of the stations was a Getty station doing business as Atlantic Mart, on Atlantic Avenue in Baldwin. The station both overcharged several consumers for gas and gave customers buying premium gas a lower grade gas at the premium price, the DA said. According to Mr. Dillon, "Consumer Affairs received several allegations that the Getty station was overcharging customers. The allegation was that the customer would ask for a certain dollar amount of gas. and the pump would be shut off several dollars short of that amount. Consumer Affairs received two specific complaints that a customer sought $40 worth of gas and the pump was shut off at $37, and 2) that a customer sought $20 worth of gas and the pump was shut off at $18. Based on this information, my office conducted a sting at the sta-

tion. An undercover was sent to purchase $20 worth of gas; when the pump read $ 18.04. it was by the attendant who took $20 and provided no change. Undercover video confirmed the overcharging in this case." "In addition, on .September 13. an investigator went into the same Getty station to purchase premium 93 octane gas," Mr. Dillon c o n t i n u e d . "The investigator purchased two gallons at $3.39 a gallon. The gas was sent to a lab that identified thai it was only 89.8 or unleaded plus which was selling at $3.29 a gallon. The station was. in fact, stealing 10 cents a gallon from each customer of premium gas." The Getty station has been charged with three criminal charges. As the result of the overcharging, it is charged with Scheme to Defraud in the .Second Degree. In addition, as a result of the octane scam, it is charged with an additional count of Scheme to Defraud in the Second Degree, and ' one count of Petit Larceny. The Getty station charged criminally faces fines up to $5,000 per charge, or the higher a m o u n t of double the amount of the corporation's gain from the commission of the offense. The charges are merely accusations, and the defendants are presumed innocent u n t i l and unless proven guilty.

Filmmaker honored from page 8 Speaking of the delicate balance between following artistic instincts and earning a living. Mr. Defendini noted. "I try to work on projects that address my personal interests. But I also rely on film and TV to earn a living, and it can be difficult to find a project you love that can also pay your bills. It's an old

dilemma for people working in the arts. But I t h i n k I'm finding a workable middle ground and keeping optimistic." Speaking of how he will select future work, alter completing such a serious •project, he said. "It doesn't depend much on whether it's fact or fiction, tragedy or comedy. If it's true and told honestly, it has a. chance of being good." i

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265 Sunrise Highway, Suite 1 - PMB 147, Rockville Centre, New York 11570. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #348 6x 10/6. 13. 20. 27. 11 /3. 1 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NASSAU Index No.: 2005/3918 .• • REFEREE'S NOTICE OF SALE IN FORECLOSURE"

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Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee of Ameriquest Mortgage Securities, Inc.. ! Asset;Backed Pass Through Certificates Series 2003-13, under the pooling and servicing agreement dated as of 12/'T/2003,'without recourse ' i > •" - ii Plaintiff vs. Selwin G. Olivacce a/k/a Selwin G. Olivace; Jeannette Olivacce a/k/a Jeannette Olivace; Citifinancial Mortgage Company, Inc., f/k/a/ Associates Home Equity Services Inc.; Celtic Financial Services, LLC

Defendant(s) PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale entered on August 25,^2005 and bearing the Index No. 2005/3918, 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, on November 22, 2005 at 11:30 a'.m., premises i known as: * >•' 83 South Bay Avenue, Freeport. NY ALL that certain plot, piece, or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and beingTin the Town of Hempstead, Village of Freeport and County of Nassau, State of NY. Section 62 Block 147 Lots 506 &526 Approximate amount of lien, $300,704.73. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of the filed judgment of foreclosure and sale. (continued on next page)

PUBLIC NOTICES CTQ CD Henry J. Cernitz, Esq., Referee FORSYTH, HOWE, O'DWYER, KALB & MURPHY, P.C.. ONE CHASE SQUARE. SUITE 1900, ROCHESTER, NY 14604 (585)325-7515 ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF FL #367 4x 10/20. 27, 11 /3. 20 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF NASSAU - MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., ITS SUCCESSORS AND/OR ASSIGNS, Plaintiff, AGAINST RONALD JEAN-LOUIS, ET. AL. Defendant©. Pursuant to a Judgment of foreclosure and sale duly dated 8/19/2005, I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the the calendar control part (CCP) of the Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola, on 11 /22/2005 at 11:30 AM, premises known as 55 Henry Street, Roosevelt, NY 11575. All that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, Section, Block and Lot: 55-K-138 & 139. Approximate amount of lien $226,057.40 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index #6055/05. David Rosenberg, Esq., Referee, STEVEN J. BAUM, P.C.. Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 1291, Buffalo, NY 14240-1291 Dated: 10/11/2005 FI a7D4Tin/?n ?7 n/a in NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: TERRAPIN FUNDING, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/12/05. 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 Lazar, 417 Bunker Drive, Oceanside, New York 11572. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #372 6x 10/20. 27. 11/3. 10. 17. 24 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(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on June 2, 2005.1 the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola, N.Y. on the 22nd day of November,2005 at 11:30 a.m. premises Beginning at a point on the westerly side of Shaw Place distant 90.17 feet northerly from the extreme northerly end of the arc connecting the westerly side of Shaw Place with the northerly side of Ralph Street South; being a plot 145.02 feet by 87.04 feet by 109.78 feet by 60.01 feet. Said premises known as 409 N. Brookside Avenue, Freeport, N.Y. 11520. Tax account number: SBL #: 0036-OOOM-OO. 00020. Approximate amount of lien $303.424.81 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Index No. 1952/05. William Andrew Cadel. Esq., Referee. Fein Such & Crane, LLP Attorney® for Plaintiff 747 Chestnut Ridge Road Suite 200 Chestnut Ridge. N.Y. 10977 FI #3734y m/?n 77.11/3. in SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU GMAC MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff against NDDI U. JIBUIKE, Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered September 27. 2005. 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, N.Y. on the 29th day of November, 2005 at 11:30 a.m. premises Beginning at the corner formed by the intersection of the Northerly side of Parsons Avenue with the Westerly side of Frederick Avenue; being a plot 50 feet by 100 feet by 50 feet by 100 feet. Said premises known as 79 Parsons Avenue, Freeport, N.Y. 11520. Tax account number: SBL #: 55-216-57. Approximate amount of lien $253,723.51 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Index No. 11946/04. Ira C. Podlofsky. Esq., Referee. Fein Such & Crane. LLP Attorney® for Plaintiff 747 Chestnut Ridge Road Suite 200 Chestnut Ridge, N.Y. 10977 FL #377 4x 10/27 11/3, 10 NOI ICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR LONG BEACH MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-1, Pltf. vs. RUKIYA STARKS. etal. Defts. Index No. 9047/05. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale entered Oct. 3. 2005, I will sell at public auction on Tuesday. Nov. 29. 2005 at 11:30 a.m. in the Calendar Control Part (CCP)

Courtroom of the Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Dr., Mineola NY, prem. k/a 119 Colonial Ave., Freeport, NY. Said property located on the Northerly side of Colonial Ave., 75 ft. Westerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the Northerly side of Colonial Ave. and the Westerly side of Union St. (Elliot St.), being a plot 125 ft. x 50 ft. Approx. amt. of judgment is $308,367.78 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. LEONARD B. SYMONS, Referee. COHN & ROTH, Attys. for Pltf., 100 East Old Country Rd.. Mineola, NY. #64485 FL #37BP 4x 1Q/27. 11 /3. 10. 1717

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF NASSAU - MIDFIRST BANK, Plaintiff, AGAINST OLGA SINCLAIR, ET. AL, Defendant(s). Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly dated 8/10/2005, I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the the calendar control part (CCP) of the Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola, on 11/29/2005 at 11:30 AM, premises known as 28 Willett Place, Roosevelt, NY 11575. All that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being at Roosevelt, in the Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, Section, Block and Lot: 55-457-13 & 14. Approximate amount of lien $262,248.08 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index #16708/03. JOEL G. WEXLER, Referee. STEVEN J. BAUM, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 1291. Buffalo. NY 14240-1291 Dated: 10/20/2005 FI 3704Tin/?7 11/3. in 17 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE. Plaintiff® vs. RENEE MURRAY; CHESTER MURRAY; et al. Defendant® Attorney (s) for Plaintiff(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 August 17, 2005, I will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at the Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme Court 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola. NY 11501. On November 29,2005 at 11:30 AM Premises known as 22 King Street, Freeport, New York 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, Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, being part of plot "D" on a certain map entitled, "Amended Map cf Blocks No. 2, 3, 8 & 9, Map of Freeport Lawns, situated in the Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, prepared August, 1934. by T.F. Selvz, Licensed land surveyor, Freeport L.I." and filed in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Nassau on September 12th, 1934, under filed no. 1109, case no. 2944. Section 0055 Block 00407-00 Lot 00207 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 $156.373.22 plus interest and costs. INDEX NO. 05-5710 Salvatore B. Pontiilo, Esq., REFEREE FI 3Sn4Tin/?7 11/3 in 17

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. REMAINS AS NOMINAL MORTGAGEE OF RECORD AND COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC., Plaintiff® vs. ANTONIO KNIGHT-WILLIAMS, et al. Defendant® Attorney (s) for Plaintiff(s): Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates, P. C., Main Office: One Old Counhy Road, Suite 200, Carle Place, New York 11514 (516)741-2585 Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale entered herein on or about June 17, 2005,1 will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at THE CALENDAR CONTROL PART (CCP) COURTROOM OF THE SUPREME COURT, 100 SUPREME COURT DRIVE, MINEOLA, NEW YORK 11501. On November 29, 2005 at 11:30 AM Promises known as 39 WILBUR LANE, ROOSEVELT, NY 11575 ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT. PIECE OR PARCEL Of LAND. SITUATE, LYING AND BEING AT ROOSEVELT, TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD. COUNTY OF NASSAU AND STATE OF NEWYORK, KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS AND BY THE LOT NUMBER 40 IN BLOCK NUMBER 523, ON A CERTAIN MAP ENTITLED, "MAP OF BALDWIN WOODS, SECTION 2. SITUATED AT ROOSEVELT, TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD, NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK, OWNED BY LENARD REALTY CORP.. 505 CENTRAL AVENUE. VALLEY STREAM. NEW YORK, WILLIAM H. PARRY, INC., L.S. 161-10 JAMAICA AVENUE, JAMAICA NEW YORK, JULY 1. 1954°, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COUNTY OF NASSAU ON OCTOBER 26, 1954, AS CASE NUMBER 6281. Section 36 Block 523 Lot 40 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.

Approoxumate amount of Judgment $289,745.66 plus interest and costs. INDEX NO. 002236/2005 WILLIAM B. SALTZMAN, Esq., REFEREE FL381 4T 10/27. 11/3. 10. 17 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT. NASSAU COUNTY. MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., Pitf. vs. DANIEL RIVAS, Deft. Index #011199/02. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Oct. 1, 2003,1 will sell at public auction at the north front steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, 262 Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY on Dec. 6, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. prem. k/a 19 Wilshire Court, Freeport, NY a/k/a Section 62, Block 093, Lot 0890-0. Said property located on the northerly side of Wilshire Court, 488.71 ft. easterly from the comer formed by the intersection of the easterly side of Grove St. with the northerly side of Wilshire Court, being a plot 100 ft. X 50 ft. Approx. amt. of judgment Is $277,313.69 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. JOHN E. RYAN, Referee. DRUCKMAN 8c SINEL Attys. for Plff.. 242 Drexel Ave., Westbury, NY. #64522 FL 382 4T 10/27. 11/3, 10. 17 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: SKORKA LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/04/05. 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, 162 W. Beech Street, Long Beach, New York 11561. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. FL #385 6x11/3, 10, 17,24, 12/1,8 SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU WELLS FARGO BANK. N.A.. AS TRUSTEE FOR ABFC 2004-OPT 4 TRUST, ABFC ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-OPT 4 BY OPTION ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION, A CALIFORNIA 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 entered June 16, 2005. I., the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction in the Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola, N.Y,. on the 6th day of December, 2005 at 11:30 a.m. premises Beginning at a point on the northerly side of Wilson Place, formerly Lena Avenue, distant 100 feet easterly from the corner formed by the Intersection of the northerly side of Wilson Place with the easterly side of Pennsylvania Avenue'; being a plot 150 feet by 50 feeT by 150 feet by 50 feet. Said premises known as 70 Wilson Place, Village of Freeport, N.Y. Tax account number: SBL #: 54-058-219 & 220. Approximate amount of lien $204,625.73 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Index No. 015241/04. William Mackey. Jr., Referee. Fein Such & Crane, LLP Attorney® for Plaintiff 747 Chestnut Ridge Road - Suite 200 Chestnut Ridge, N.Y. 10977 FL #386 4x11/3, 10, 17.24 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE. Plantiff® vs. JOHN GAJRAJ; etal. Defendant® ' Attorney (s) for Plainfiff(s): Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates, P. C., 152 Islip Avenue, Suite 18, Islip, NewYork1l75l (631)224-4678 Pursuant to Judgment of foreclosure and sale entered herein on or about September 21, 2005, I will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at in Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola, New York 11501. On December 6, 2005 at 11:30 AM Premises known as 54 Leonard Avenue, Freeport, New York 11520 ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF FREEPORT, TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD. COUNTY OF NASSAU AND STATE OF NEW YORK, KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOTS 214 AND 215 ON A CERTAIN MAP ENTITLED, "MAP OF RUSSELL PARK, FREEPORT, L.I., PROPERTY OF CHARLES A. SIGMUND, SURVEYED BY ALVIN G. CLERK OF NASSAU COUNTY ON SEPTEMBER 22, 1903. AS MAP NO. 237. Section 55 Block 370 Lot 214 & 215 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 $319,807.90 plus Interest and costs. INDEX NO. 9213/2005 Joel G. Wexler. Esq., REFEREE FI 3H»4T 11/ft in 17 94


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 September 14, 2005, I Will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at in the Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola, New York 11501. On December 6. 2005 at 11:30 AM Premises known as 164 Colonial Avenue, Freeport, New York 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, Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, known and designated as and by the Lots Numbered 827 and 828, on a certain map entitled: "Amended Map of Columbia Heights, located at Freeport, Nassau County, N.Y., property of Long Island Realty Company, N.Y.C., surveyed October -1903 by Robert Kurz, C.E., Jamaica, N.Y.." and filed In the Nassau County Clerks Office on December 3,1903 as Map 240, Case No. 1841. Section 55 Block 360 Lot 827 & 828 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 $291.385.14 plus interest and costs. INDEX NO. 7507/2005 Ronald Morelli, Esq., REFEREE FL 389 4T 11/3, 10, 17.24 SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., Plaintiff against WAYNE F. ABRAMS, et al Defendant®. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on October 14, 2005, I. the under.signed Referee will sell at public auction at the Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme Court. 100 Supreme Court Drive. Mineola, N.Y. on the 6th day of December, 2005 at 11:30 a.m. premises Beginning at a point on the Southerly side of Henry Street, distant 638.28 feet Westerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the Southerly side of Henry Street with the Westerly side of Nassau Road, also known as BabylonHempstead Turnpike; being a plot 106.18 feet by 50.18 feet by 100 feet by 66.97 feet. Said premises known as 69 Henry Street, Roosevelt, N.Y. Tax account number: SBL #: 55-K-376. Approximate amount of lien $ 371,964.62 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Index No. 006762/05. Rita Ann Pelt, Esq., Referee. Fein Such & Crane. LLP Attorney® for Plaintiff 747 Chestnut Ridge Road Suite 200 Chestnut Ridge. N.Y. 10977 FI zonAT im in 17 •>& NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to the provisions of Article 27 Section 269 of the Building Zone Ordinance. NOTICE is hereby given that the BOARD OF APPEALS of the Town of Hempstead will hold a public hearing in the Town Meeting Pavilion, Town Hall Plaza, One Washington Street, Hempstead, New York on 11/16/2005 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. 924/05. MERRICK -Diane L. Monigan. Renewal of grant to maintain 6' high fence.,S/W cor Hendrickson Ave., a/k/a 1490 Hendrickson Ave. 925/05. FRANKLIN SQUARE - Robert & Regina Murawskl. Renewal of grant to maintain 6' high fence larger than pool Installation area.,E/s Ascan Rd., 122' N/o Harrow Rd.. a/k/a 685 Ascan Rd. 926/05. UNIONDALE -Reynold Bush. Renewal of grant to maintain wall sign In Res. "B" district..S/s Jerusalem Ave., 347.05' W/o Nostrand Ave., a/k/a 826 Nostrand Ave. 927/05. ROOSEVELT -Yvonne Cutler, Mother/Daughter Res. (2nd kitchen) S/s Cedar St., 260' W/o Pennsylvania Ave.. a/k/a 23 Cedar St. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 928/05. OCEANSIDE -Andrew & Mary N. Castiglione, Mother/Daughter Res. (2nd kitchen)..S/s Yorktown St.. 76.6' N/o Foxhurst Ave., a/k/a 2631 Yorktown St. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 929/05. N. BELLsMORE - Nancy deKrechewo Florence Haupt, Mother/Daughter Res.(2nd kitchen)..N/s Wallen La., 288.25' N/W/o Waring St.. a/k/a 2417 Wallen La. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 930/05. WOODMERE- Michael Cohen. Variance, lot area occupied, construct 2-story & 2nd story additions all attached to dwelling., S/s Cambridge Rd, 110.2' E/o Yale Ave.. a/k/a 881 Cambridge Rd. 931/05. WANTAGH -Terence & Dorothy Egan, Mother/Daughter Res. (2nd kltchen).,N/s Darby Rd., 23.96' W/o Darby Rd. East, a/k/a 1370 Darby Rd. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 932/05. BALDWIN -Robert A. McDIcken, Variance, rear yard, construct 2nd story addi(coritlnued oh next page)

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from previous page tion to dwelling..W/s Fox Ave.. 65' S/o Bedell St.. d/k/d 2454 Fox Ave. 933/05. NR EAST ROCKAWAY -Leif HolmAndersen & Lisa Maldonado, Variances, front yard average setback, tot area occupied, side yard.construct 2nd story addition & garage both attached to dwelling.,E/s West Blvd., 108' N/o Cookie St. W., a/k/a 147 West Blvd. 934/05. ELMONT- Henry & Renee Preuhs, Variances, lot area occupied, side yard, side yards aggregate, maintain wood deck attached to dwelling.,E/s Belmont Blvd., 140' S/o Rosalind Ave., a/k/a 97 Belmont Ave. 935/05. NR WESTBURY -George H. Carlson Jr. & Mary Carlson, Variance, lot area occupied, construct addition & roof over porch both attached to dwelling.,E/s Merillon Ave., 225' S/o Westley Rd., a/k/a 898 Merillon Ave. 936/05. BALDWIN- Grand Baldwin CVS, Inc., Install one double-faced, illuminated, detached ground sign with non-permitted reader board attached thereto; overall height 20: overall size 154 sq. ft. (77 sq. ft. per face); setback 5' from front & side property lines., E/s Grand Ave.. 1164.22' S/o Stanton Ave., a/k/a 1829 Grand Ave. 937/05. OCEANSIDE -Kwei-Hwa & George T. Yang, Install & maintain 6' high fence & maintain 3 112' & 6' high fence within the clear sight triangle on Foxhurst Rd. & Oceanside Rd.,N/E cor. Dalto Ct. & Foxhurst Rd., running thru to Oceanside Rd., a/k/a 2681 Dalto Ct. 938/05. EAST MEADOW-Tejindar Singh Kahlon 8c Susnila Kahlon. Variance, rear yard, maintain wood deck attached to dweiling,S/E cor. East Sally Ct. & Sally Ct.. a/k/a 1400 East Sally Ct. 939/05. EAST MEADOW-Tejindar Singh Kahlon & Sushila Kahlon .Maintain 6' high fence a portion of which is in the front yard setback on Sally C1.S/E cor. East Sally Ct. & Sally Ct., a/k/a 1400 •East Sally Ct. 940/05. MERRICK- Christopher & Janet Shand. Variances, lot area occupied, front yard average setback construct 2- story addition, 2nd story & roofed over open porch all attached to dwelling.. S/s Old Mill Rd. 250' E/o Maeder Ave.. a/k/a 1854 Old Mill Rd. 941/05. MERRICK-Donna Kent, Variance in offstreet parking & permission to park in front yard setback & in Res. "B" District (maintain medical building with 3 practitioners)..E/s Merrick Ave.. 751 S/o Elliot PI., a/k/a 1841 Merrick Ave. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 943/05. WEST HEMPSTEAD -Omnipoint Facilities Network 2, LLC. a/k/a Omnipoint Communications, lnc..lnstall twelve (12) wireless communication antennas 81 equipment cabinets on roof of existing building.,S/E cor. Woodfield Rd. & Hempstead Ave., a/k/a 95 Woodfield Rd. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) THE FOLLOWING CASES WILL BE CALLED STARTING AT 2:00 P.M. 944/05. BELLMORE -Sprint Spectrum, L.P., Install nine (9) wireless communication antennas & equipment cabinets on roof of existing building., N/s Merrick Rd., 126.95' W/o St. Marks Ave., a/k/a 2631 Merrick Rd. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) 945/05. - 951/05. OCEANSIDE - Gaetana Pizzirusso. Use, variance to maintain one single family dwelling together with a 2-family dwelling both on the same lot; Use variance to maintain one 2-family dwelling together with a one family dwelling both on the same lotSpecial exception to maintain nursery in Bus. District; Variance in off-street parking; •Permission to park in Res./"B" District; Erect accessory structure for the storage of landscape equipment higher & larger than permitted; Maintain 2nd accessory structure (greenhouse) higher & larger than permitted.,S/s Atlantic Ave.. 536.4' E/o Waverly Ave.. a/k/a 433 Atlantic Ave. (Negative Declaration issued under S.E.Q.R.) ALL PAPERS PERTAINING TO THE ABOVE HEARING ARE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION AT THE BOARD OF APPEALS, TOWN HALL, I 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 FL398 IT 11/10 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: S 2 Y LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/11/05. The latest date of dissolution is 12/31/2055. 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. 162 West Beech Street. Long Beach, New York 11561. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. -Fl Jt3P9.<aVmin 17.74-17/1 R I S ' • NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE COMPANY, Pltf. vs.SUSAN M. CAINE. et al. Defts. Index #12822-2004. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Sept. 16, 2005,1 will sell at public auction on Tuesday, Dec. 13. 2005 at 11:30 a.m. in the Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme Court. 100 Supreme Court Dr.,

Mineola, NY, prem. k/a 11 Jeanette Ave., Freeport, NY. Said property located on the easterly side of Jeanette Ave. 112.47 ft. southerly from the comer formed by the intersection of the easterly side of Jeanette Ave. and the southerly side of Florence Ave., being a plot 80 ft. x 55 ft. Approx. amt. of judgment is $163,325.75 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Renee G. Mayer, Referee. KNUCKLES & KOMOSINSKI, P.C., Attys. for Pitt., 220 White Plains Rd., 6th floor. Tarrytown, NY. #64580

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SURROGATE'S COURT-NASSAU COUNTY PROBATE CITATION THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK By the Grace of God Free and Independent File No. 330637 To; Amelia Trapani. Josephine Manzi, Laura Powell, James Carcione, Frank Patterson, and Frank Perillo and James Perillo, and any and all unknown persons whose names or parts whose names and whose places of residence are unknown and cannot after diligent inquiry be ascertained, distributes, heirs-at-law and next of kin of said Anthony J. : perillo, a/k/a Anthony Perillo, deceased, and if any of the said above distributes named specifically or as a class be dead, their legal representatives, their husbands or wives, if any, distributes and successors in interest whose names .; and/or places of residence and post office ; addresses are unknown and cannot after diligent inquiry be ascertained. A petition having been filed by Richard Marconi, Sr., who is domiciled at 163 Orchid Road, Levittown, NY 11756, YOU ARE HEREBY CITED TO SHOW CAUSE before the Surrogate's ; Court, Nassau County, at 262 Old Country road, Mineola, New York, on November 30, 2005. at 9:30 o'clock in the fore noon of that day, why a decree should not be made in the estate of Anthony J. Perillo, a/k/a Anthony ! Perillo, lately domiciled at 9 Archer Street, Freeport, New York, admitting to probate a Will dated April 6, 1995, a copy of which is attached, as the Will of Anthony J. Perillo. a/k/a Anthony Perillo, deceased, relating to real and ; personal property, and directing that (X) Letters Testamentary to Richard J. Marconi, Sr. HON. JOHN B. RIORDAN, Surrogate Dated, Attested and Sealed September 27, 2005 (Seal) ALBERT W.PETRAGLIA ALBERT W. PETRAGLIA, Chief Clerk This Citation is served upon you as required by law. You are not obliged to appear in person. If you fail to appear, it will be assumed that you consent to the proceedings, unless you file written verified objections thereto. You have a right to have an attorney at law appear for you. Name of Attorney: Mark Guerra, Esq. Tel. No.: 516-512-8924 Address of Attorney: 1225 Franklin Avenue, Suite 325, Garden City, NY 11530 A TRUE COPY OF THE WILL OFFERED FOR PROBATE MUST BE ATTACHED TO THIS CITATION. •Fl #401 4X 11/in 17 74 17/1 UPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU FREMONT INVESTMENT & LOAN, Plaintiff, Against STERLIN VICTOR, et al.. Defendants) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly entered 5/31/2005 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 on 12/13/2005 at 11:30 AM premises known as 449 Roosevelt Ave., Freeport, NY 11520 -. • : • ALL that certain plot piece pr parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York Section 62 Block 155 Lot 359, 360, 361 & 385 Approximate amount of lien $401,975.76 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment Index* 04008038 ADRIENNE FLIPSE-HAUSCH, Esq., Referee. Jordan S. Katz, P.C., Attorneys at Law, 585 Stewart Avenue, Suite L-70, Garden City, New York 11530 Dated: 10/25/2005 File #: Jsk 5333 jvl FL #402 4x11/10, 17, 24, 12/1 Notice is hereby given that an Order granted by the Supreme Court. Nassau County, on the 26th day of October, 2005, bearing the index number 016650/05, 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 Jerry Baretta. My present address is 265 Wallace St., Freeport, NY; the date of my birth is January 26, 1972; the place of birth is Brooklyn. New York; the present name is Ortho Gonzales, Jr. a/k/a Ortho Gonzalez. Jr.

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RUDOLPH FORD A/K/A RUDOLPH DANIEL FORD, Incorporated Village of Freeport, bytamending ETAL. Chapter 210 entitled "Zoning", by adding a new Defendant© Article XXVIII, entitled, "Golden Age Zone", Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale which reads as follows: duly entered 12/29/1996 I, the undersigned A LOCAL LAW TO AMEND CHAPTER 210. ENTIReferee will sell at public auction at the North TLED "ZONING" OF THE CODE OF THE VILLAGE Front Steps of the Nassau County Courthouse, OF FREEPORT, BY ADDING A NEW ARTICLE XXVI262 Old Country Road, Mineola. NY on II, ENTITLED "GOLDEN AGE ZONE". WHICH READS 11 /22/2005 at 9:30 AM premises known as 111 AS FOLLOWS: Woods Avenue, Roosevelt, NY 11575 BE IT ENACTED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF ALL that certain plot piece or parcel of land, THE INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF FREEPORT. with the buildings and improvements thereon NEW YORK AS FOLLOWS: erected, situate, lying and being in the Town of Section 1. The Code of the Incorporated Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of Village of Freeport. Chapter 210 "ZONING" is NeW York hereby amended by adopting a new Article Section 55 Block 417 Lot 45 thru 47 Approximate XXVlll, entitled "Golden Age Zone", which reads amount of lien $99.500.13 plus interest and as follows: costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions ARTICLE XXVlll of filed judgment Index* 98-4516 Golden Age Zone MATTHEW TEDONE, Esq., Referee. § 210-275. Purpose and intent. ORIGINAL SALE DATE 10/25/2005 same time at A. These provisions are enacted to provide the same location, for proper affordable housing ownership opporStein & Sheidlower, L.L.P., Attorneys for the tunities for the Village's senior citizens. It is herePldjntiff. by recognized that the Village has a high proOnte Old Country Rd., Suite 113, Carle Place, NY portion of senior citizens who are confronting 11514 adverse economic conditions, limited fixed Dated: 11 /3/2005 File #: Flogs 6721 jvl incomes, physical restrictions and rapidly Fl 1J404 11/10 accelerating costs of maintaining detached NOTICE OF SALE . single-family dwellings. The Village Board SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF NASSAU - MORTdeems it necessary and beneficial to the community to provide for alternate affordable GAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INQ. AS NOMINEE FOR FREMONT INVESTMENT & housing ownership opportunities for senior citiLOj\N, ITS SUCCESSORS AND/OR ASSIGNS, zens, as defined herein, within the Villpge, Plaintiff, AGAINST ANTOINE R. BLAISE, ET. AL.. B. .Pursuant to the public purposed providDefendant®. Pursuant to a judgment of foreing specialized housing facilities for senior citiclojure and sale duly dated 9/12/2005, I, the zens to meet the special housing, health care, undersigned Referee will sell at public auction social and recreational needs of this segment at the the calendar control part (CCP) of the of the population, the Village Board establishes a Golden Age District, as a floating district that Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Drive. permits the development of senior citizen housMineola, on 12/13/2005 at 11:30 AM, premises known as 68 Pleasant Avenue, Roosevelt, NY ing in such districts as more specifically provid11575. All that certain plot piece or parcel of ed herein. lanid. with the buildings and Improvements § 210-276. General site criteria. thereon erected, situate, lying and being at A. The Village Board may establish the Golden Age Floating District in Apartment, Roosevelt, in the Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, Section, Business AA. Business A. Business B and Industrial Block and Lot: 55-351-225. Approximate Zoning Districts subject to the following standards and requirements. Such district, upon amount of lien $210.723.54 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions Village Board approval, shall be affixed to the of filed Judgment Index #2992/05. Patrick official Village Zoning Map where such district is Walter Hoebich, Esq., Referee, proposed. STEVEN J. BAUM, P.C.. Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. B. The site shall be located within a conveBox 1291, Buffalo, NY 14240-1291 Dated: nient distance from a central business district or hamlet which provides shopping opportunities, 11/2/2005 Fl 4ns 4T 11/IP 17 ?4 1?/1 public transportation and other communitybased facilities. ' NOTICE TO BIDDERS CLAUROME PLACE & WALLACE STREET WATER C. Due consideration shall be given to the TRANSMISSION MAIN character of the existing neighborhood and historic buildings or sites, if any. on or near the FOR THE INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF FREEPORT site. :•-— NASSAU COUNTY, NEW, YORK D. The site shall be of sufficient size and shape so as to provide for buffer areas, where Notice is hereby given that the Purchasing appropriate, to screen the development from Agent of the Incorporated Village of Freeport, New York will receive sealed proposals for adjacent properties. "CLAUROME PLACE 8< WALLACE STREET WATER E. The site shall be well drained and have TRANSMISSION MAIN until 11:00 A.M. on soils capable of handling on site storm water without endangering adjacent properties or Tuesday December 6, 2005, in the Main Conference Room of the Municipal Building, 46 the water supply and shall, in all events, be designed to comply with all Nassau County North Ocean Avenue, Freeport. New York, 11520, at which time and place they will be codes, rules and regulations relative to the drainage. All sewage shall be connected to opened publicly and read aloud. the Village sanitary sewer system. Plans, Specifications and forms of proposal may F. Site topography shall not exceed five-perbe seen and obtained at the Office of the cent slope, except for natural buffer areas or Purchasing Agent, Municipal Building, 1st Floor. artificially created buffer areas. 46 North Ocean Avenue, Freeport, New York, G. The site shall have not less than 150' 11520, from 9:00 A.M. on Monday, November 14.2005 until 4:00 P.M. Friday, December 2, frontage on an improved, existing state, county, town or village road so as to permit vehicu2005. Documents may be obtained by prospective lar Ingress and egress from the site. bidders upon depositing ($ 100.00) which sum H. Public water supply shall be sufficient and will be refunded to Contractors who submit available to serve the development. bids, on return of the plans within ten (10) days I. Underground electric service shall be provided to the site. after the contract has been awarded. If same are returned in good condition. J. Sites lying wholly within a flood plain shall Each bid must be accompanied by a bidder's not be considered. K. Subject structure should provide for bond In the amount of not less than five (5%) percent of the bid insuring to the benefit of the rooftop green space for not less than one half Village of Freeport, or a certified check of not the available space on said roof. less than five (5%) percent of the bid, made §210-277,,Occupa'ncy restrictions. payable to the Village of Frepport, to assure The Golden Age Zone shall be limited to the entering of the successful bidder into a occupancy by: A; Persons w.hp qre.fifty-five (55) years of age acceptable contract. ; I "or over. " ~~ ~~ The successfal bidder will be-required to "furnish a Performance Bond, and-labor and'Materidl B..A husband "or wife under the age of fiftyBond in the statutory form.'The'.Gontractor five|^55) years who is residing with his or her awarded the contr&ct must start within.thirty. .spouse who is fifty-five (55) years of age or over. 5 C. Children and grandchildren residing with (30) days of receiving the Notice ofA word. The' their parents or grandparents where one (1) of contract has a completion, date of'.May 15.2006 after which; liquidated damages of said parents or grandpdrerfts with whom the child or grandchild JisVesf&tag --is"fifty-five (55) $250.00 per calendar'day will be assessed. The Board reserves the right to reject any or all • years of age or older, providing that said child bid proposals received and subject to these or^grandchildren 'are over the age of nineteen >(19) years and provided further that there Is sufreservations, shall award the contract to the lowest qualified and responsible bidder.'Bids, '• •'ficient air space for all occupants as required which, in the opinion of the Board, are unbalpy-the New York State'BuiOing Code. anced, shall be rejected. ' _ '• ' . • -> • '"• D.,Adults-.-under fifty-five (55) years of age In submitting a bid. bidders agree not to Withmay be admitted as permanent residents if it is draw their bid within forty-five (45) days offer established that the presence-of such persons the date for the opening thereof ^ _ are essential for the physical care or economic " PufchcisincfAgerit support of eligible older persons, Village of FreeportlNC. VILLAGE OF FREEPORT § 210-278, Use of basements and cellars. No basement or cellar shall be occupied as Issue Date - r^yember 10, 2005 Freeport Leader] living or sleeping quarters, "except that FL 406-IT 11/10 Management and/or custodial employees' NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING offices and/or living quarters may be provided RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees of the in the basement area. Not more than one such Incorporated Village of Freeport, by virtue of apartment shall be permitted per residential the authority Invested by law, shall conduct a development. §210-279. Height. public hearing to be, duly held on the 21st day of November 2005, to amend the Code of the (continued on next page)

PUBLIC NOTICES from previous page A. No' building shall be greater than five (5) stories and 50 feet in height inclusive of parking garage except that the height limitation shall not apply to roof top, bulkheads, mechanical equipment, elevator rooms, equipment rooms, similar installations, parapets, roof fences or sky lights over roof top pools. §210-280. Building Area. The building area shall not exceed 40% of the lot area, exclusive of accessory buildings and/or structures. §210-281. Front Yards. A. The required front yard depth shall be a minimum of twenty-five (25) feet. B. In case of a corner lot, a front yard shall be required on each street. C. The Village Board, .may modify the requirements of (A) and/or (B) if in the judgment of the Board sufficient landscaping is provided to screen the building and Parking areas from the street and adjoining properties. §210-282. Side Yards. A. There shall be two (2) side yards, one (1) on each side of the main building, each having a minirinum width of at least twenty (20) feet, except that where there are two (2) or more main buildings upon the plot, the minimum side yard requirement of twenty (20) feet shall apply only along the side property lines of the entire plot. B. The Village Board may modify this requirement if in the judgment of the Board sufficient landscaping is included to screen the building and parking areas from the street and adjoining properties. §210-283. Rear Yards, A. There shall be a rear yard, the depth of which shall be at least twenty-five (25) feet, B. The Village Board may modify this requirement if in the judgment of the Board sufficient landscaping is included to screen the building and parking areas from the street and adjoining properties. §210-284. Minimum Lot, The minimum lot area shall be not less than 25,000 square feet. § 210-285. Permitted encrachments. Vestibules, chimneys, cornices, eaves, gutters, stoops or bay windows projecting not . more than sixty (60) inches are hereby permitted as encroachments into yard areas. §210-286. Accessory buildings, structures and uses. The aggregate floor area of all .accessory buildings on the site may be up to forty percent -(4Q%),are.a.of.the rear yard.but not more than fifteen percent (15%) of the total lot area; accessory buildings may not exceed twelve (12) feet in height, The yard area occupied by such accessory buildings shall be included in computing the maximum percentage of the lot area which imay be built upon. § 210-287. Separation of Buildings. A, The minimum open space between the exterior walls of residential buildings on the site shall be equivalent to the maximum height of the taller building but, in no case shall the distance between buildings be less than twenty feet (20'). B. The Village Board may modify this requirement if in the judgment of the Board sufficient landscaping is included to screen the building and parking areas from the street and adjoining properties. §210-288. Floor area. The minimum floor area for a dwelling unit in a Golden Age District shall be six hundred (600) square feet. § 210-290. Parking and garage facilities. A, There shall be provided off-street on premises parking sufficient to accommodate five (5). automobiles for each four (4) apart-


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ments. B. All open parking facilities provided pursuant to the requirements of this Article shall be paved or surfaced in accordance with sound engineering and construction practices, and each parking space shall be no less than 8.5 feet in width by 18 feet In depth and shall be individually identified by pavement marking. C. The parking provided shall include parking for the handicapped as may be required by the New York State Building Code. § 210-291. Population density, ; No multiple-family dwelling authorized hereby shall be erected or altered to accommodate or make provision for more than fifty (50) dwelling units per acre; for the purpose of this section, a dwellinig unit shall be such combination of rooms with provision for living, cooking, sanitary and sleeping facilities arranged for the use of one (1) family. In the case of fractional acreage the density shall be prorated. § 210-292, Sewage disposal. No multiple-family dwelling authorized by this Article shall be erected, altered or used unless provided with municipal sewage disposal facilities. § 210-293. Recreational facilities. A. There shall be provided not less than twenty-five (25) square feet of usable outdoor recreation area per dwelling unit exclusive of walks, driveways, and parking areas, unless the Village Board determines that there are sufficient public recreation facilities within the -surrounding area. Upon such determination the Village Board may waive or reduce this requirement. B. There shall be provided not less thap ten (10) square feet of usable interior recreation area per dwelling to be used as a card room, party room, meeting room or similar all purpose room for use by the residents of the building. § 210-294. Supplemental development standards. A. The determination of screening buffers and fencing shall be made by the Village Board, based on the characteristics of the site and the nature of adjacent lands, B. Parking areas shall be paved In accordance with Village requirements'and provide for on-site drainage: Sidewalks shall be provided along all internal and external street frontages. Internal roadways shall have a minimum width of 'twenty:five (25) feet and be curbed. C. Due consideration shall be given in planning walk, ramps and driveways to prevent slipping or stumbling, and handrails and ample places for rest shall be'provided. Gradients of walks shall not exceed five percent (5%) and single rider grade changes in walks shall not be permitted. All outdoor areas available to the residents shall permit such residents to move about without danger and with minimum effort. D. The design and location of all-site improvements and all buildings must be consistent with the ultimate purpose of achieving independent, self-reliant and pleasant living arrangements for senior citizens. E. Adequate facilities shall be provided for the removal of snow, trash and garbage and for the general maintenance of the development. When the method of disposing of trash and other solid wastes is by means of industrial type receptacles (dumpsters), all such receptacles shall be suitably enclosed on all four (4) sides by aesthetic opaque screening, and no receptacle enclosure shall be within fifty (50) feet of any window of any habitable dwelling unit. F. Lighting of the grounds shall provide illuminations sufficient for the convenience and safety of the residents. However, such outdoor lighting shall not project light onto, nor shall

light sources be visible from adjacent properties. No outdoor light source shall be more than twelve (12) feet above the ground level underneath it. ' , G. At least one (1) smoke-detector device, one (1) carbon monoxide detector and one (1) emergency alarm device shall be provided in each dwelling unit; the premises shall contain a fire sprinkler system designed in accordance with requirements of the Village of Freeport and Nassau County. H. Where full-time, twenty-four-hour superintendency services are not provided, there shall be posted within each dwelling unit a twentyfour-hour emergency phone number at which either managerial or maintenance personnel may be contacted. In addition, the owner shall be required to make application for at least one (1) public telephone to be conveniently located within the development. I, The Village Board shall have the right to require that the applicant or owner execute such agreements and covenants as it may deem to be required. Said agreements or covenants shall be recorded in the County Clerk's office and constitute a covenant running with the land. Such covenant or agreement may be modified or released only as set forth in the said covenant or agreement or by the Village Board. J. The dwelling units may contain up to. but not more than, two bedrooms per unit. Rooms designated as dens, libraries, family rooms shall be deemed to be bedrooms. K. The building shall contain a laundry room with washing machine, dryers and a wash basin for use by residents of said building. L. The dwelling units will be offered "for sale" only. § 210-295. Appilication procedure. A. Petitions for a Golden Age district classification shall be submitted in accordance with the Village Code, to the Village Clerk together with a filing fee for such application in the amount of Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), Simultaneously therewith Petitioner shall file copy of said application and supporting documents with the Superintendent of Buildings, including site plans, floor plans and elevations. \r B. Plans shall be submitted with the application as follows:. (1)'An overall development plan for the entire tract covered by the application, drawn to scale, prepared by competent professionals, licensed by 'the State of New York to do such work, indicated thereon shall be shown: (a) Property lines and names of- adjoining owners, (b) Topography, showing existing contours and elevations, areas with existing growth, watercourses and water areas based upon an actual field survey. The plan shall further indicate the certification by a licensed land surveyor or professional engineer that the topography shown resulted from an actual survey and the date of that survey. (c) Street and road alignment and proposed parking areas. (d) Location of structures with elevations. (e) Area to be dedicated to the Village for open space use. C. The Village Board shall refer all applied^ tions for Golden Age zoning designation to the Planning Board for review, report, and recommendation, including but not limited to a park land set aside as contained in §209-7.B, of the Code of the Incorporated Village of Freeport. D. Upon the approval of the petition by the Village Board, final site plans shall be submitted to the Village Clerk in accordance with applicable Site'Plan Review requirements. Said plans shall show any additional data or requirements

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deemed necessary by the Village Board In it's approval. §210-296. Severabillity In the event any part or nortion of this chapter shall be adjudged or determined to be invalid for any reason, such adjudication or determination shall not affect the validity of any other part or portion of this chapter. In the event that any provision of this chapter shall conflict or be inconsistent with any other provision of law, the more restrictive such provision shall be deemed to prevail to the extent inconsistent. Section 2. This local law shall take effect Immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State. FURTHER RESOLVED, that the foregoing notice of public hearing shall be entered In the minutes of the Board of Trustees, of the Incorporated Village of Freeport, and published in. the Leader and a printed copy thereof posted conspicuously in at least three (3) public places in the incorporated Village of Freeport, Nassau County, New York. STATE OF NEW YORK, COUNTY OF NASSAU, VILLAGE OF FREEPORT, ss, I, CAROL THOMAS, Clerk of the Village of Freeport, Nassau County, New York, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true, and correct c6py of said notice duly authorized by the Board of Trustees of the said Village at a meeting of the Said Board of Trustees, calling for a public hearing to be duly held In the conference Room of the Municipal Building of the Village of Freeport, New York on the 21st day of November 2005. at 8:00 o'clock in the evening, and of the whole thereof, as entered upon the minutes of the proceedings of the said Board Kept by rne as Village Clerk. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Corporate seal of said Village this 17th day of October 2005. Carolyn Thomas Village Clerk Dated: Freeport, New York October 17, 2005 FL 407 IT 11/10

SITE PLAN REVIEW BOARD MEETING • November 17, 2005 NOTICE IS HEREBY given that a public hearing will be held before the Site Plan Review Board on Thursday, November 17.2005. at 8:00 P.M., in the Incorporated Village of Freeport, Main Conference Room, 46 North Ocean, Avenue, Freeport, New York, on the applications of cases as they appear on the calendar. INTERESTED PROPERTY OWNERS and other persons should appear at the above time and place, t.o-have, questions answered and to voice opinons. . 1. SP-2016 - 205 Buffalo Avenue -Rose Fence Co. - Application to Replace 155 ft^ot 6 ft. High Black Chain Link Fence. Section 062, Block D, Lot 415. Industrial B. 2. SP-1983 - 74-78 So.uth Main Street - Earl Glantz. (Adjourned from 9/29/05) Application for storefront facade improvement, paint front of building; remove 2nd Story Sign. Section 055. Bock 481, Lot 057. Business B. 3. SP-1990 - V/L S/E/C Atlantic Avenue and Westend Avenue - Rassoul Abdolahzadi. (Adjourned from 10/20/05) Application to Construct New Two-Story. One-Family Dwelling. Section 054, Block 313, Lot 126, Business B. 4. SP-2017 - 157 West Merrick Road McDonalds USA. Application for Exterior Alterations to the Building, Replace Site Sidewalks, New Overlay Asphalt Paving, Lighting. Roofing and Exterior Siding. Section 062. Block 114. Lot 128. Business B. BY ORDER OF THE PLANNING BOARD Carolyn Thomas, Village Clerk FL408 IT 11/10

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from page 5 Reacting to the honors, hoard President James Scannell noted that hoard service is a "labor of love." stressing that "every time [the students] are spokespeople. they make us proud.'' He also praised a community which "places such a huge value on teaching and education." During the input portion, community comments ranged from a lengthy presentation hy Stanley Gittleman on Social. Emotional Learning (SEL) to specific issues like weighty backpacks and loo much homework. Several perennial issues such as a lack of student parking, the possibility of a closed campus, and the desire to expand the use of the district's web site were also introduced. Mr. Gittleman had requested a pilot program in SEL at several previous meetings, most especially as a result of some statistics of concern in a recent PRIDE report on student behavior and attitudes. Acknowledging that there are 44 other character education activities in the curriculum, he stressed that this focused approach should still be tried. Several other audience members agreed. Mr. Scannell noted that the Baldwin Educational Assembly (BEA), which initially advocated the use of the PRIDE survey, will be developing its own instrument to collect data, since some of the findings in the PRIDE survey are "somewhat contrary to anecdotal evidence." This feeling was initially expressed when the PRIDE results were first made known, and it was pointed out thai the method of responding did not allow for nuances. This was particularly noted in regard to the students' comments on "feeling safe in school." Mr. Scannell noted that Dr. Brilto and staff from the secondary schools will be making a presentation on '"School Climate and Tone" at the November 9 regular board meeting. Dr. Britto said that recommendations will focus on "how we can maximize the structures we have and expand resources." He pointed out that any pilot program or changes must he "reflective and collaborative with the community most affected. We must ask. 'Who does it target, what does it replace, should it be before or after school?' in addition to philosophical and logistical questions...We have to understand the ramifications." He promised, however, that "My staff and I will listen." In later comments. Mr. Scannell stressed. "Even if we don't embrace the program, we will address the issues." Residents questioned the status of discussions on introducing hot food at the elementary level. Because Baldwin's seven elementary schools were built as neighborhood schools. originally

premised on students going home for lunch, there is no formal lunch program. H Students, therefore, cannot partake of reduced cost lunches which is the require- I ment for a district being considered as o. t» having some level of "poverty." It is this f statistic which makes districts eligible for Z o an assortment of federal funding and o> Baldwin is among only three or four Long Island districts without such a lunch pro- oft gram at the .elementary level. Mr. Scannell said that the Board is "looking into it and is closer to seeing how to o it would fit in next year's budget." o Although the district would not fund facility changes to cook food at the elementary I schools, it might agree to a capital outlay to r allow the heating of already-prepared m foods. "We have to sec if the capital outlays would result in a buy-back over time." On the issue of homework and the impact of excessive homework on family time. Dr. Britto suggested that parents analyze the assignments with a view to "quality versus amount." Without backing off the need for independent reading, which he described as one of the leading predictors and influences on educational success, he admitted thai there "should be a balance." These issues and others were all noted by both Mr. Scannell and Dr. Britto. not necessarily with a promise to produce change, but with a view to at least consider the suggestions and concerns. Other items included: fine-tuning the teachers' and students' understanding of the elementary level report card's rubrics: expanding information on the district's web site: expanding the possibility of emailing the board and teachers; adding email information to the school calendar and-adding foreign-language-at the elementary level, a suggestion Mr. Scannell noted was valid educationally but financially prohibitive. Regarding a closed campus, he stressed that the issue has produced "hot and heavy debate" in the past, would be problematic in a building with so many exits, and would not necessarily be advocated by all parents, much less students. Responding to comments concerning the school calendar's listing days of religious observance, Mr. Scannell noted that, "ihe district made a conscious decision not to list religious holidays nor be arbiters of which holidays to include." In the past, there were regulations regarding testing on such days, but with the multicultural picture changing, the policy has changed. "It was becoming extremely prohibitive." he said, as to when teachers could lest. The policy now is that students who miss a lest, for any reason, including days of religious observance, have (he same procedures to follow in making up their work and tests.

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My work allows me to deal with people of varIious cultures. Now, while I find it indeed to be an opportunity; working in a multi-cultural envi<O ronment can be a two-edged sword. Joel O Crohn, Ph.D. in his book, Mixed Matches: How to Create Successful Interracial. Inlerethnic. and Interfailh Relationships, speaks to the complex task of Decoding Cultural conflict. In a well demonstrated way, he recognizes six cul3 :ural dimensions: Time, The Nature of the Universe, Cohesiveness of the Family, Emotional Expressiveness, Interpersonal OS Relations, and Gender Roles. W Let us consider an illustration using the Q dimension of time to show how..."cultural value < references serve as a personal compass that joints people toward their culture's definition of correct behavior, shaping inner experience as well as outer behavior." (p. 79-82). "Time is money," "Every second counts," and "The early bird catches the worm," are all maxims that typfy Western culture. In traditional societies whose values go back :o land and agriculture, time is measured in seasons, not seconds. Future and weather can not be controlled. Today is all we can do any hing with, therefore life is focused on the present. When the work is done, the person in the jresent-orient^d culture knows that free moments are to be used for rest and pleasure. Tomorrow's day of labor will be here soon enough. Southern Italy and rural Mexico are examples of cultures where TODAY is most important.

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