Local Earthquake Relief Effort for Peru
An earthquake devastated three cities in southern Peru on June 23. Thousands of people have been rendered homeless without proper medical assistance, food, water electricity and clothing. During a press conference at Glen Cove's El Tazumel restaurant on Aug. 30, members of the Peruvian Earthquake Committee gathered to launch a massive fund-raising effort to assist in the relief efforts for the earthquake victims. Ruben Salazar, the president of the committee, said, Úquot;We ask everyone in Glen Cove and in all of Long Island to help us help our brothers and sisters in Peru. I went to Peru and saw that the situation for the people there is very dangerous. The committee is grateful to the Church of St. Patrick in Glen Cove and the county Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for helping us in this effort.Úquot; Fellow committee member Octavio Peralta, who is originally from Peru, recently returned from delivering aid to the earthquake victims and described the situation during the press conference. He said the suffering is great in his home country and the need for everyone to help is monumental.
Meeting for Prospective NS Library Trustees
The North Shore Citizen's Committee for Library Service announces an informational meeting for community residents who are interested in learning about the position of library trustee. This meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the North Shore High School Cafeteria. Representatives from the Nassau Library System and the Town of Oyster Bay as well as present trustees from neighboring libraries will be available to discuss the responsibilities of library trustees to answer questions.
Glen Cove Comanches County Champs
What happens when you lose the first game of a double elimination series? You work hard not to lose again. That is just what the Comanches did on Aug. 5. Glen Cove took on a strong Levittown team in the first round of the Babe Ruth playoffs. Levittown had a strong first inning scoring four runs. We got back two in the bottom of the first on Donnie Daniels' double (1 for 3, one RBI). We scored one more in the second inning to make it 4-3. Kristopher Osborne tied it up at 4-4 with a sac fly. They went ahead by two runs in the fourth inning. Antonio Rodriguez came on to pitch three strong innings of relief, allowing just one hit, no runs but out bats were slow and we lost 6-4.
Around Long Island Regatta Winners Receive Awards
After sailing 190 miles around Long Island, participants in the 25th Annual Around Long Island Regatta crossed the finish line and celebrated at an awards dinner. Overall prizes and division trophies were awarded at presentation ceremonies for all competitors at Sea Cliff Yacht Club. The regatta was sponsored by Cablevision Systems Corporation.
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