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Freeport’s Nautical festival back this June The Village of Freeport has announced that the annual Freeport Nautical Festival will be on Saturday, June 1. The one-day festival will take place from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Anyone interested in vendor or sponsorship opportunities can call the Freeport Recreation Center at 377-2311 for information. The day is expected to be a fun-filled event for the entire family. In preparation of this year’s event, the village would like to make residents aware of the traffic restrictions that will take place from 10 a.m.-8 p.m on this day. See page 10 for more details on street closings. THE NAUTICAL FESTIVAL is returning to June in 2013. NAMES MAKE THE NEWS: Read about your neighbors! 59 local people’s names were in your community newspaper this past week. Maybe y ours is in this week! See inside.
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On Friday, April 19, noon, author and historian Ralph Brady will take you on a journey back to the 17th century to a Dutch fort built on a site that was used by Native Americans nearly six hundred years ago. Move along town by town through Nassau and Suffolk Counties, and visit the homes of great artists and writers, learn about a time when an American president made foreign-policy decisions from his summer home on Long Island, see where aviation history was made and so much more. A beverage and dessert will be provided.
On Saturdays, April 20, or May 18, 9 to 5 p.m., Rick Teufel, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, will present the basic boater’s safety course covering the fundamentals of boating. The course is required by New York State for all personal watercraft operators and is recommended for all new boaters. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a Safe Boating/Jetski certificate. Registration fee is $50 payable by check
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On Saturday, April 20, 2:30 p.m., John Zaluski will lead the discussion on “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie” by Ayana Mathis. In 1923, 15-year-old Hattie flees Georgia for Philadelphia, marries, and gives birth to 11 children. Their lives tell the story of a mother’s courage and the journey of a nation. Please preregister at the Reference Desk.
On Wednesday, April 24, 3 p.m., a pharmacist, from the pharmacy department of Mercy Medical Center, will discuss how to properly take prescribed medications as well as how they affect your system. On Sunday, April 21, 2:30 p.m., the highly acclaimed Krechkovsky/Loucks Duo presents a program of works by Debussy, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, and Gershwin. Prize-winning violinist
Freeport Peace March May 4 Freeport Cares invites the community to participate in the fourth annual Freeport Peace March. Freeport Cares is a joint project of the Freeport Public Schools and the Village of Freeport. The mission of Freeport Cares is to coordinate the programs and activities of the Freeport Public Schools, the Village of Freeport, the business community, local houses of worship, and Nassau County. The goal is to support the needs of young people and families and to promote the well-being and educational and social success of the entire Freeport community. As a result, the Freeport Cares Committee has finalized the details of a planned Peace March scheduled for Saturday, May 4. Last year, over 1,000 members of the community participated and the spirit of unity and mutual support for each other was stirring. Freeport Cares would be
pleased if Freeporters would join us as we once again walk with Freeport families in support of our theme of “Peace in our Community.” Various groups will assemble at 9 a.m. in the parking lot of Freeport High School with the designated step-off time set for 9:30 a.m. At the end of the march, a Health and Wellness Fair will be held at Freeport High School. The route for the Peace March is as follows: Depart from Freeport High School (50 South Brookside Avenue), proceed east on Pine Street to Bayview Avenue, south to Merrick Road, west back to Brookside Avenue, and then north back to Freeport High School. We are suggesting that participants in the march wear something yellow, the color representing our sincere hope for, and commitment to, peace. – from the Freeport Schools
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Friday, April 19 • Lunch and Travel 12 p.m.; CR: Read me a Picture, 7 p.m.; ESOL/GED, 9 a.m., Piano tuning, 9 a.m.; AA, 4:30 p.m.; OA, 5:30 p.m. at Freeport Memorial Library. • Kids’s Cafe, Friday evening supper for local families in need, 5:15 p.m., ETS Youth Division, 87 Pine Street. Saturday, April 20 • Safe Boating Certification, 9 a.m.; YA: Sat review class, 12 p.m.; Oprah Book 2.0, 2:30 p.m.; Cedarmore Corp., 9 a.m.; New York Women’s Investment Club, 10 a.m.; Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, 2 p.m. at Freeport Memorial Library. Sunday, April 21 • Concert: Krechkovsky/loucks duo, 2:30 p.m.; Dowsers, 1 p.m. at Freeport Memorial Library.
Monday, April 22 • Making Focaccia Bread, 3:30 p.m.; ESOL, 9 a.m.; Retired Teachers, 10 a.m.; AA, 4:30 p.m.; LIAV Society, 7 p.m.; Group Meditation, 7:30 p.m. at Freeport Memorial Library. Freeport Trustees Village Board Meeting, Village Hall 7:30 p.m. (public comment) • Freeport Village Hall Court in session, 7 p.m., 40 North Ocean Avenue. Court watchers are welcome.
Wednesday, April 24 • Medications Safely, 3 p.m.; T.R.A.C. Art, 4 p.m.; ESOL, 9 a.m.; Coda of Freeport, 12 p.m.; AA, 4:30 p.m. Freeport Camera Club, 7 p.m.; at the Freeport Memorial Library. • Freeport Village Hall Court in Session, 9 a.m., 40 North Ocean Avenue. Court watchers are welcome. • Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m.; Village Hall, 46 North Ocean Avenue.
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Tuesday, April 23 • Look, Listen and Learn, 1 p.m.; ESOL/GED, 9 a.m. Freeport Democratic Club, 7 p.m.; Landmarks Commission, 7:30 p.m.; Human Relations Committee, 7:30 p.m. at the Freeport Memorial Library. • Archbishop Molloy Council # 1974, Knights of Columbus, Our Holy Redeemer Church basement. 7:30 p.m.
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Thursday, April 25 • CR: Flight Simulation, 6 p.m.; CORE 4, 6 p.m.; CR: Circle time, 7 p.m.; Knitting and Crocheting, 7 p.m.; ESOL/GED, 9 a.m.; OA, 4 p.m.; Darby Foundation, 6 p.m.;Home Rule Party, 7:30 p.m. at the Freeport Memorial Library. • Mayor’s Advisory Veteran’s Council, 7:30 p.m.; Municipal Building, 46 North Ocean Avenue • Explorer Post 406, Freeport Fire Department Headquarters, 15 Broadway, 7 p.m.
Six months after superstorm Sandy hit these shores, the coastal waterways are still littered with debris, some within view but also plenty of it lurking beneath the water’s surface, town Supervisor Kate Murray stated. “There has been a great change to our waters and we are facing unique safety challenges this boating season. Boaters need to be on high alert, use caution and be aware of surroundings,” she said. Joining Supervisor Murray at a boaters safety briefing on Monday, April 15 were Rob Weltner, president of Operation SPLASH (Stop Polluting, Littering and Save Harbors) with other members of SPLASH, County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Councilwoman Angie Cullin and Chris Squeri, executive director of the New York Marine Trades Association. They had gathered at the Town of Hempstead’s Department of
Waterways and Conservation building in Freeport to caution boaters about the “new normal out in the Bays,” said Rob Weltner, as well as to ask mariners to report debris in local waterways. Hempstead Town’s Conservation and Waterways team has removed all kinds of debris including lumber, damaged boats, sections of bulkhead, broken docks, machinery, entire bayhouses and roofing. Another complicating factor associate with recovering post-Sandy marine debris is that the debris is dynamic, moving in and out of waterways with surging and receding tides. Additionally, wind shifts, tidal dynamics and water currents move water bound hot tubs, bulkheads and furniture around the waterways. “On Monday there could be a sofa in the waters off of Massapequa but by Thursday, you’ll find it in [the waters off] Island Park,” said Supervisor Murray. These items can present serious hazards to those operating boats, wave runners, sailboats and other water
TOH Democrats plan Earth Day cleanup The Town of Hempstead Democratic Committee (ToHDC) Environmental Caucus will host a clean-up event for Earth Day in the Merrick and Roosevelt Preserves on Saturday, April 20, and Hempstead Lake State Park on Sunday, April 21. ToHDC members are looking for volunteers to join them and high-school
volunteers who will be engaging in the cleanup. The two events will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Earth Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21, respectively. If you are interested in participating, please contact Michael Turi at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 341-7880.
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Weltner. “I’ve been boating for 50 years and I ran aground out there. If you are going out to the canyon at night, it can be treacherous, so be careful. Sediment has moved, inlets have opened and closed. This storm [Sandy] changed the life of the bay.” Additionally, boaters can help return the bays to a more pristine and safer condition by reporting any floating debris to Hempstead’s Bay Constable at 801-5608, said Supervisor Murray. Impediments to navigation in Jones Inlet and other federal channels should be brought to the attention of the U.S. Coast Guard at 785-2921 and if you’d like to help with a cleanup you can contact Operation SPLASH at www.operationsplash.net. Finally, any serious water accidents may be reported to 911 for the Nassau County Police Department’s Marine Bureau. The Coast Guard, the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Town of Hempstead bay constables also have jurisdiction along the South Shore Estuary. “Enjoy, but be careful,” stated Ms. Murray. “Use common sense steps for a safe and happy boating season.”
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craft. Supervisor Murray said the debris could be particularly hazardous to water skiers and those being towed behind boats in tubes. “Boaters should use extreme caution when they return to the waters this Spring,” said County Executive Mangano. “The bays are still littered with dangerous debris.” To date, the town has collected more than 800 tons of debris. “We will continue to collect debris throughout the year,” said Supervisor Murray. “This is much too important to the well being of our residents and for the environment and of course it is a safety issue,” she added. At its March cleanup, Operation SPLASH removed 41,000 pounds [over 20 tons] of garbage in three hours. “There is more debris than ever,” said Mr. Weltner. Boaters also need to be attentive to changes in the bottom depths of bays and waterways. The storm caused shoaling and other changes to the topography of the bottoms of the bays and waterways, he added. “Please take it slow; think of it as your first time on the water,” said Mr.
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The other marathon Monday was Patriot Day in Boston, meant to celebrate the bravery of our founding fathers. But it was also another darker kind of day, with blasts at the finish line of the Boston Marathon killing an eight-year-old child, among others, and proving that evil still lurks. They set off another kind of marathon, with first responders and emergency medical personnel working furiously to save many, many lives. They are the real heroes of the day, the true patriots. Let's not forget to thank the first responders who live and work among us every day, who just as suddenly could once again be called upon to help in a disaster, natural or manmade.
Rolling over in his grave That’s what Benjamin Franklin, newspaper publisher, Founding Father, and the nation’s first postmaster would be doing. Saturday mail has been saved for the moment, but the post office continues to operate at a loss, partly because it has to prefund pensions, something no other department is required to do. To compensate, it is attempting to balance its books by privatizing as much as possible and going after the most profitable business, instead of adhering to its mandate of securing communication for all, which is crucial and necessary in a democracy. Our newspaper subscribers are incensed when they do not receive their newspaper on time because we are bumped by Pennysavers, even though periodicals class is supposed to receive faster service than standard class. It is both frustrating to us and heartwarming when you call, but why not let your local post office know? Here are some numbers for you: Bellmore 781-0579; Freeport 378-6512; Merrick 378-7087; Seaford 785-3851; and Wantagh 785-3425.
No poem as lovely as a tree Superstorm Sandy took down many, many trees and electrical lines with them. Homes were damaged when trees fell on them. It is no wonder that now in the spring so many homeowners have decided to take down perfectly healthy trees in order to protect their homes in future storms. Are we headed towards the “Queensification” of our community? It would be sad to lose so many trees for their shade, for the way they clean the air, for the sake of the birds and wildlife that live in them, and for the protection from erosion that their roots provide. The Town of Hempstead offers help with replacing stormdamaged trees, preferably in the fall. Next week both Earth Day and Arbor Day are observed, and trees bought from the Arbor Day Foundation help support the environment worldwide. Local nurseries stand ready to provide advice on which trees can replace those taken down. It is said that every man should plant a tree (and write a book and have a child) in his lifetime. Let’s each plant a tree that, as Joyce Kilmer wrote, “lifts its leafy arms to pray.” After Sandy, we can use all the prayers we can get.
Honoring Sandy responders You’re invited to join Friends of Freeport for a special “Sandy Responder Appreciation Night” on Friday, May 3, from 7-10 p.m. at The Patio, 445 South Main Street, Freeport. Tickets are $35 which includes an open bar and food. A 50/50 raffle drawing will be held at 9 p.m. including various runner up prizes. Help Freeport show its appreciation to all those who gave tirelessly during and after Sandy and continue to work toward a better Freeport.
NW Civic Association The Northwest Civic Association is back in business. Any resident who owns property in northwest Freeport (north side of Sunrise Highway to the Roosevelt border and from the west side of North Main Street to Brookside Avenue/Milburn Creek) is invited to join. The next meeting will be Saturday, April 20, at 10 a.m. at the Freeport Memorial Library.
Tai Chi for seniors The Freeport Recreation Center Senior Center will be holding Tai Chi classes for seniors on Thursdays from 12:301:30 p.m. in Room 101. Sessions begin Thursday April 18, and include the following Thursdays: April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6. Instructor is Marvin German; The cost is $24 for eight sessions. Register at the front office of the Freeport Recreation Center,
130 East Merrick Road, Freeport. For more information call Deacon Bruce Burnham, senior program director, at 771-4194.
Home Makers The Baldwin Home Makers Annual Chinese Aucton will be held on Wednesday, April 24, at Baldwin Middle School, 3211 Schreiber Place, Baldwin. The auction will open to the public at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 and includes one front table raffle ticket. Coffee and cake will be served along with door prizes. For information call 868-6987.
Rec Senior Center event Exercise for balance and fall prevention will be offered by Body Power Physical Therapy, .Babu Moses S, PT, DSC, ECS, MTC. Class will begin Wednesday, May 22. Sign up is taking place now; call Deacon Bruce at 771-4194. Cutoff date for registration is May 17; Must have a minimum of 10 people.
Methodist yard sale A gigantic indoor yard sale is being held on Saturday, April 27, (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) at the Freeport United Methodist Church, 46 Pine Street (one block south of Sunrise Highway in Freeport, between Church Street and Guy Lombardo Avenue) across From the Dodd Middle School. Sales of gently used clothing, household items electronics,
tools, toys, books, records, jewelry, collectibles and treasures of all kinds will be featured. A snack bar will also be available during the day with beverages as well as soups, sandwiches and desserts. Come and enjoy the day and bargains!
Job Expo State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.’s Small Business Networking Expo will be held this Thursday, April 18, from 56:30 p.m. at the Seaford Knights of Columbus (2183 Jackson Avenue in Seaford). Arrive by 4:30 p.m. if you wish to set up a table with any information to share at this event (table will be provided). If you have any questions, call Senator Fuschillo’s office at 992-0630.
“Gardening After Sandy” The next meeting of the South Merrick Community Civic Association is scheduled for Tuesday, April 23, one week earlier than previously announced. The subject will be “Gardening After Sandy.” The guest speaker will be Sig Feile, owner/manager of Atlantic Nursery in Freeport. He will tell you what to do about the salt water that covered some local properties and how best to deal with the problems of living near salt water. As usual, the meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. at the Merrick Road Park Golf Course clubhouse.
by Doug Finlay Nunley’s Carousel enthusiast Marisa Berman has written a new book on Nunley’s Carousel, “Nunley’s Amusement Park,” launching it recently at the carousel’s home at Nassau County’s Museum Row to an enthusiastic crowd of parents. “I lived in Oceanside but both my parents went to Baldwin High School. They used to take me there all the time,” Ms. Berman told The Leader. Ms. Berman, who works at the Kupferberg Holocaust Museum at Queensborough College, told this newspaper she had been looking for subjects to write about when she came upon the idea of the Nunley’s book. She used Facebook, The Daily News and other local media to request photos and anecdotes of people who
went to the carousel and began a collection of all those memories. She also interviewed with Gary Monti, manager of Nunley’s at Museum Row, for more detailed information. Ms. Berman said over 50 people contributed to the book. Nancy and Rainer Radecker of Uniondale, who grew up in Freeport and met at Freeport High School, have four photos in the book, which portray them as young teens sitting for various poses in the photo booth. Said Mr. Radecker, “Nunley’s was our ‘home away from home.’ ” Beth Obergh of Wantagh, who operates the carousel, and Mr. Ponti told this newspaper that some 40,000 people per year ride the carousel at its home at Museum Row. “Most of those rides are during the weekend,” added
NUNLEY’S MEMORIES: Author Marisa Berman (right) with Nancy and Rainer Radecker, Freeport High School alums and Nunley’s fans who contributed four photos to the book.
Ms. Obergh. Ms. Obergh remembered when Nunley’s operated a carousel at Jolly Roger in Bethpage, at the corner of Hempstead Turnpike and Hicksville Road. “It was called Smiley’s Happyland,” she recalled. Smiley’s and Jolly Roger closed in 1979. Nunley’s also operated at carousel at Rockaway’s Playland.
The 128-page softcover “Nunley’s Amusement Park” is published by Arcadia Publishing and can be purchased by visiting at www.arcadiapublishing.com. Or, you can greet Ms. Berman at Baldwin Public Library on Wednesday, May 8, when she does another book signing. For information call the library at 223-6228.
MAN AND MACHINE: The Baldwin High School Robotics Team recently competed in the FIRST Robotics competition at Hofstra. (See story in the April 11 issue of The Leader.) photos by Robert L. Harrison
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‘Gallery without Walls’ debuts at FHS Freeport High School made this year’s celebration of Youth Art Month especially meaningful with the ribboncutting of the new “Gallery Without Walls” in the school atrium. “There is no question that the arts are essential to every child’s education,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kishore Kuncham. “We celebrate the arts in Freeport.” The exhibit is stationed just outside the school auditorium in the main lobby. It features newly installed key lights, 12 frames that will be changed regularly, folding sectionals to hold hanging art, and pedestals that hold 3-D work in lighted glass cases. “Many years ago, Dr. Kuncham said he’d like to see a more professional gallery,” said Catherine Rode-Flores,
the district’s visual arts facilitator, during the ribbon-cutting ceremony. “He wanted the art to be seen in a more professional light.” Ms. Rode-Flores coordinated the ribbon cutting ceremony and, with input from the art faculty, oversaw the design and installation of the exhibit space. The work being displayed represents the best of the 120 participating art students. Art teachers Thomas Alma, Nicholas Cuccio, Catherine RodeFlores, Jocelyn Rodriguez-McShan and Shaniqua Thompson oversee the selection process. Visitors to the school who have passed through security can view the gallery. Youth Art Month has been celebrated across the country since 1961 and in the Freeport schools since 2005.
Fifty-three years after the landmark Project Talent study was first administered, researchers are seeking the classes 196063 from Baldwin Senior High School to discover what became of their lives. In 1960, Project Talent assessed the aptitudes and abilities, hopes and expectations of 440,000 high school students from across America. The study was conducted by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and the United States Office of Education. “The Project Talent generation is very important in the history of this country,” says Sabine Horner, Project Talent’s Director of Outreach and Communications. “They came of age during an era of great upheaval and they transformed the United States as we knew it. Project Talent is an opportunity to share their perspectives and experiences in a meaningful way that can benefit future generations.” Large studies that follow people from adolescence to retirement are both rare and extremely valuable. They allow researchers to make connections between early life experiences and later life outcomes. A new follow-up study can tell us how family and educational
background impact the life course, up to and including the retirement process. Researchers can also learn why certain people stay healthier and happier and are more able to enjoy their later life. Members of the classes of 1960-1963 from Baldwin Senior High School are asked to contact Project Talent to register their interest and provide details of where they can be contacted to receive further information. Project Talent is also interested in any information that can be provided about the whereabouts of other classmates. Participants can call the project at 866-770-6077 or send an email to email@example.com. You can also visit the Project Talent website: www.projecttalent.org.
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‘Once Upon a Mattress’ is a success at BHS by Arielle Martinez Baldwin High School has produced many entertaining musicals in years past, and the school continued the tradition with its production of “Once Upon a Mattress,” a comical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, “The Princess and the Pea.” The play ran from Thursday, April 11, to Saturday, April 13. It was produced by Director of Fine and Performing Arts Ed Chiarello and directed by Mary Hickey Truelson, with assistance by conductor Kimberly Roof, vocal director Marc Greene, set designer and lighting coordinator . Scott Peritz, construction manager Anthony DeAngelis, choreographer Ann Marie Lupo, and costumer Barbara Kirby.
Leading the large cast were Hannah Marrero as Princess Winnifred, Leron Wellington as Prince Dauntless, Ally Callaghan as Lady Larken, Nick Kelliher as Sir Harry, Taylor Amato as the queen, Johnathan Fulcher as the king, Audrey Wilson as the minstrel, Malik Somers as the jester, Pierre Sanon as the wizard, and Rachel Clark as the Nightingale of Samarkand. A large ensemble of students made up a cast of ladies-in-waiting and knights. Mr. Wellington, who will be directing the high school’s production of the Neil Simon play “Plaza Suite” this May, told The Leader, “This show is really driven by an ensemble cast. Everyone
was so talented, so I pushed me to be the best I could be.” Auditions took place this past June and the cast spent the summer and fall memorizing lines and rehearsing songs such as “Opening for a Princess,” “Shy” and “The Swamps of Home.” The musical, originally scheduled to run from November 15-17, was delayed because the high school closed in early November due to superstorm Sandy. However, those involved in the production were able to work through several difficulties to put together a better quality performance. “As we kept doing rehearsals, I realized that the actors were getting really into it. It really pulled together, and I was very impressed with the end result,” said
Jazmin Montalvo, a violinist in the pit orchestra. Mr. Wellington added, “Because we had a new director this year, we didn’t exactly know what direction we were heading in but, in the end, we pulled together through it. That’s what made it a good show.” Students in stage crew (or “krough,” as it is called by its members) and the stage crafts class worked hard to create a medieval kingdom on the stage of the auditorium. “Running around backstage is so stressful but so much fun,” concluded Nicole Nolan, the prop mistress for the stage crew. Editor’s Note: Arielle Martinez is in the Senior Experience program at Baldwin High School and an intern at The Leader.
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TOO GOOD FOR DRUGS: In addition to working with fourth and fifth graders on the Too Good For Drugs curriculum, Claudia Rotondo, director of the Baldwin Council Against Drug Abuse (BCADA), has been implementing discussion groups with the students in the Hastings Academy. In explaining the adverse effects of drugs on the body, she told the students, “The only time you can control a drug is before you put it into your body. Once it’s in there, it controls you. If people realized the damage drugs cause, they might just think twice.”
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Hempstead zoning calendar Pursuant to New York State Town Law Article 16, New York State Public Officers Law Article 7, and the Town of Hempstead 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, on Wednesday, April 24 at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to consider the following applications and appeals: 1408/13. - 1409/13. BALDWIN Bernard Woythaler, Variance, lot area occupied, maintain sunroom addition attached to dwelling; Variances, lot
area occupied, side yards aggregate, maintain wood deck attached to dwelling, N/s Stanton Avenue, 40’ E/o Victoria Street, a/k/a 575 Stanton Avenue. All papers pertaining to the above hearing are available for inspection at the Board of Appeals, Town Hall, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead, 11550. Interested parties may appear at the above time and place. At the call of the Chairman, the Board will consider decisions on the foregoing and those on the Reserve Decision calendar and such other matters as may properly come before it.
default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on tbe attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop tbis foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. Dated: Bay Shore, New York July 25, 2012 By: Jennifer R. Brennan, Esq. Frenkel, Lambert, Weiss, Weisman & Gordon, LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 20 West Main Street Bay Shore, New York 11706 (631) 969-3100 Our File No.:01-042218-F00 TO: Dawayna Ashe Gregory Ashe United States of AmericaInternal Revenue Service New York State Department of Taxation and Finance FL 299 4T 3/28, 4/4, 11, 18 Notice of Sale Supreme Court Nassau PHH Mortgage Corporation vs. Alexander Bienenstock, Sandra Bienenstock; et al Attorney (s) for Plaintiff (s): The Law Office of Shapiro, Dicaro & Barak. 250 Mile Crossing Boulevard Suite one Rochester, NY 14624. Pursuant to Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale granted herein on October 26th, 2012, I will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at the Calendar Control Part (CCP) Cour troom, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola NY, 11501. On Tuesday May 7 th, 2013 at 11:30am Premises known as 766 West Broadway Woodmere NY, 11598 SEC: 39 BI: 197 Lots: 73 All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being at Woodmere Town of Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York. Approximate amount of Judgment $313,556.43 Plus interest and cost. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index
Notice of Formation of Personnel Healthcare Management LLC. Arts of Org. filed with the Secretary of State, SSNY of New York, on 3/29/12 office location Nassau County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process; to: The LLC, 91 Washburn Avenue Freeport, NY 11520. Purpose: Any Lawful activity. FL 298 6T 3/28, 4/4, 11, 18, 25, 5/2 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NASSAU Index No. 13098/2011 SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS Plaintiff designates Nassau County as the place of trial. Venue is based upon the County in which the mortgage premises is situated. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Trustee for Option One Mortgage Loan Trust 2005-4, Asset-Backed Cer tificates, Series 2005-4 Plaintiff, - against Dawayna Ashe, Gregory Ashe, if living, and if any be dead, their respective heirs-at-law, next of kin, distributees, executors, administrators, trustees, devisees, legatees, assignees, lienors, creditors and successors in interest, and generally all persons having or claiming under, by or through said defendants who may be deceased, by purchase, inheritance, lien or otherwise, any right, title or interest in and to the premises described in the complaint herein, Sand Canyon Corporation f/k/a Option One Mor tgage Corporation, Midland Funding LLC DBA in New York as Midland Funding of Delaware LLC A/P/O GE Money Bank, United States of America, Internal Revenue Ser vice, New York State Depar tment Taxation and Finance Defendants. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S): YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action and to serve a copy of your Answer or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a Notice of Appearance on the attorneys for the plaintiff within twenty (20) days after service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within thirty (30) days after service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York). In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by
No. 10/006374 Kimberly Lerner Esq., REFEREE The Law Office of Shapiro, Dicaro & Barak. 250 Mile Crossing Boulevard Suite one Rochester, NY 14624 Attorney (s) for Plaintiff FL 301 4T 4/4, 11, 18, 25 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 177-41 105 LLC. Arts of Org filed with the Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/26/2012. Office loc: NASSAU Cty. SSNY designated as agent upon whom process may be served and shall mail a copy of any process to: 177-41 105 Ave, Jamaica NY 11433. Principal business address: 4 Delaware Circle, Freeport NY 11520. Purpose: any lawful acts. FL 305 6T 4/4, 11, 18, 25, 5/2, 9 Notice of formation of SAP TRANSPORT LLC. Filed with NY Secretary of state (SSNY) on 01/09/2013 office located in Nassau County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be ser ved.SSNY shall mail process to c/o the LLC, 569 Broadway Westbury New York, and 11590.purpose: Any lawful activity. FL 307 6T 4/4, 11, 18, 25, 5/2, 9 Notice of Sale Supreme Court Nassau County WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR OPTION ONE MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-06 ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-06 Vs. CARMIN C. PERRONE, A/K/A CARMIN C. VINCI; VICTOR PERRONE JR., et al, Defendants. Attorney (s) for Plaintiff (s): The Law Office of Shapiro, Dicaro & Barak. 250 Mile Crossing Boulevard Suite one Rochester, NY 14624. Pursuant to Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale granted herein on or about November 1, 2011. I will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at the Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola NY 11501. On Tuesday 5/14/13 at 11:30AM Premises known as 999 Windermere Road Franklin Square, NY 11010 Sec: 35 BI: 501 Lots: 18. All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being in Town of Hempstead, at Franklin Square, County of Nassau, and State of New York. Approximate amount of Judgment is $535,239.83 Plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index No. 09-026205 ROBERT F. HARPER ESQ., REFEREE The Law Office of Shapiro, Dicaro & Barak. 250 Mile
Crossing Boulevard Suite one Rochester, NY 14624. Attorney (s) for Plaintiff (s) FL 313 4T 4/11, 18, 25, 5/2 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. WASHINGTON MUTAUL BANK F/K/A WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO THE DIME SAVINGS BANK OF NEW YORK, FSB, Pltf. vs. VERNON WADE, et al, Defts. Index #1035/06. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Aug. 25, 2006, I will sell at public auction in the Calendar Control Part (CCP) Cour troom of the Nassau County Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Dr., Mineola, NY on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. prem. k/a 171 Pennsylvania Avenue, Roosevelt, NY. Said property located at a point on the Westerly side of Pennsylvania Ave. distant 122.58 ft. Nor therly from the corner formed by the intersection of the Nor therly side of Whitestone Ave. and the Westerly side of Pennsylvania Ave.; Running thence NW, 115.80 ft.; Thence NE, 79.20 ft.; Thence SE, 129.43 ft. to the Westerly side of Pennsylvania Ave.; Thence along the Westerly side of Pennsylvania Ave. SW, 80.37 ft. to the point or place of beginning. Judgment amount, as amended by “So Ordered” Stipulation dated 4/14/12, is $196,297.00 as of April 26, 2012 plus costs and interest. Appeals taken in Appellate Division, Second Department under docket nos. 201203831, 2012-00666 and 2012-08567. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. CORNELIUS DROOGAN, Referee. CULLEN AND DYKMAN, LLP, Attys. for Pltf., 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd., 4th Flr. Garden City, NY. #82376 FL 314 4T 4/11, 18, 25, 5/2 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY WELLS FARGO BANK, NA TRUSTEE; Plaintiff(s) vs. CYNTHIA DUBOIS-JOHNSON; et al; Defendant(s) Attorney (s) for Plaintiff (s): ROSICKI, ROSICKI & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 2 Summit Court, Suite 301, Fishkill, New York, 12524, 845.897.1600 Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale granted herein on or about November 28, 2011, I will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at the Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Cour t Drive, Mineola, NY 11501. On May 14, 2013 at 11:30 AM
Premises known as 55 North Columbus Avenue, Freeport, NY 11520 Section: 55 Block: 230 Lot: 251 AND 252 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 and by Lot 251 and 252 on a certain map entitled, "Map of East Randall Park, Freeport, property of Charles H. Sigmond surveyed February, 1904 by Alvin G. Smith, C.E. comprising 340 on Map No. 45, New Map No. 328 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 $476,949.14 plus interest and costs. INDEX NO. 8325/08 Michael Alpert, Esq., REFEREE FL 316 4T 4/11, 18, 25, 5/2 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF NASSAU HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF AUGUST 1, 2006, FREMONT HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-B , Plaintiff, Against MARIE MAUD ETIENNE, et al. , Defendant(s) Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale duly entered 4/30/2010, I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at CCP (Calendar Control Part Courtroom) in the Nassau Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Dr., Mineola, NY 11501 on 5/14/2013 at 11:30 am premises known as 1690 Grand Ave., Unit 12A, Baldwin, NY 11510 ALL that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being a part of a Condominium in Baldwin County of NASSAU and State of New York, known and designated as Unit No. A12 Tax Unit 111, together with a 2.49 percent undivided interest in the common elements. Section 36 Block 395 Lot 525 Approximate amount of lien $238,181.32 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment Index # 15061/08. Elisabetta Tredici, Esq., Referee. Leopold & Associates, PLLC, 80 Business Park Drive, Suite
110, Armonk, NY 10504 Dated: 2/11/2013 File Number: 7090624177 JVR FL 317 4T 4/11, 18, 25, 5/2 Notice of Formation of Hoskins LLP. Arts. of Org. filed with Secretary Of State of New York (SSNY) on January 24, 2013. Office is located in Nassau County. The SSNY is designated as agent of the LLP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of any process to Hoskins LLP, 165 Moore Avenue, Freepor t, N.Y. 11520. Purpose: Any lawful activity. FL 320 6T 4/11, 18, 25, 5/2, 9, 16 PUBLIC NOTICE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the regular meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals, of the Incorporated Village of Freeport, scheduled to be held on Wednesday April 24, 2013 at 7:00 pm in the Main Conference Room of the Municipal Building, 46 North Ocean Avenue, Freeport, New York, HAS BEEN CANCELLED. BY ORDER OF THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pamela Walsh Boening Village Clerk Dated: April 16, 2013 FL 321 1T 4/18 NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Freeport will be held on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 8:00 A.M., in the Municipal Building, Main Conference Room, 46 Nor th Ocean Avenue, Freeport, New York. It is anticipated the Board will adjourn the Legislative Session and enter into Executive Session at 8:00 A.M. Pamela Walsh Boening Village Clerk DATED: Freeport, New York April 18, 2013 FL 322 1T 4/18
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Christ Lutheran is 104! Marie Carmel Houanche, displaced from her Freeport home by superstorm Sandy, is the chairperson of a committee planning a festive birthday party at Christ-Cristo Lutheran Church. The date is Saturday, June 8. The building was constructed in 1927 and stands at the corner of North Grove Street and Randall Avenue, adjacent to the Village Hall. Deacon Bobbi Paulik, Parish Administrator, states, “The church was built in 1927 for $160,000, but it’s priceless now to the active membership." Ethel Harris, co-chair of the celebration, reports a journal is being prepared. She requests local businesses provide business cards for this. Many local families have a history with the church and are also invited to sign up as sponsors and supporters for the journal. Pastor Emilce Erato has been leading
the congregation since December, 2010. She is the 11th pastor in the church’s history. Pastor Emilce is bilingual and leads both English and Spanish services every Sunday at 9:30 and 11 a.m. The church council, led by Frank Georges, president, and Felicia Robinson-Fiorillo, vice-president, are working with the planning committee. The church has been host to Scout Troop 37 for decades. The church also has teen, men’s and senior groups that meet regularly. The congregation also has social gatherings such as the recent celebration of Black History Month and the St. Patrick’s Dinner-Dance. The church address is 61 North Grove Street, and the telephone is 378-1258. Call weekday mornings with any inquiries and know that neighbors are welcome and prayer requests are always accepted.
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Disaster relief team coming to Freeport A team of highly skilled disaster response experts from international relief organization World Renew will be on Long Island starting next week to assess the needs of those residents still struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy. The 20-member team is being hosted by the Long Island Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster’s Long Term Recovery Group, which is a coalition of governmental and nonprofit organizations doing disaster relief work, including the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island and the Long Island Volunteer Center. World Renew’s trained volunteers, known as the Green Shirts for their attire, will be collecting information through interviews with residents to create a comprehensive needs assessment, which will help local volunteer organizations as they work to address unmet storm-related needs, such as home repair, temporary housing, unpaid bills, and transportation. The World Renew needs assessment is a key part of the Long Term Recovery Group’s coordinated disaster response plan for Long Island, not only providing service providers with information on the depth of the needs that remain among households, but also connecting disaster victims with New York State’s federally-funded Disaster Case Management program. It is through this $38.5 million program, a public-private partnership providing storm victims with a long-term case worker, that residents can access an array of disaster relief services. The Archdiocese of New York administers the program and works with local community-based non-profits, including FEGS, Catholic Charities, Family Service League and Lutheran Disaster Services, to provide services in the community. Through World Renew’s comprehensive and private needs assessment, disaster agencies working as part of the Long Term Recovery Group will be able to identify those storm victims who are the most vulnerable and in need and then get assistance to them quickly. Residents who have applied for and received FEMA assistance can participate in the Disaster Case Management
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