Origami Peace Cranes for Hiroshima Day
Sakura Japanese Language Center's students displaying Origami Peace Cranes they drafted with their teachers and Director Maggie Yamamoto of Roslyn. Each member in the Hiroshima Remembrance audience will receive a colorful crane. Traditionally, it is viewed as a symbol for peace and long life.
By Carol Frank
Like prophets crying in the wilderness, metropolitan breast cancer activists, called a press conference on July 31 at the Town of North Hempstead to implore leaders and news media to alert the general public that wide-spread aerial spraying poses more health risks than protection from the small number of mosquitoes bearing the West Nile virus. Patti Wood, ecology commissioner for the Town of North Hempstead, praised Nassau County Executive Thomas Gulotta, and Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gaffney, for their "courage in resisting the incredible pressure" that has been exerted on them by New York City's Mayor Rudolph Giuliani to engage in massive spraying programs.
North Tennis Has Fine Season
The Great Neck North High tennis team ended the conference season at 8-3-1 and went on to the county finals where they lost to Port Washington 4-3. Playing first singles was Junior Derrick Chou. At second singles was Junior Russ Johns. Third singles was eighth grader Jason Li.
Kings Point USMMA Sports Wrap-up
The Kings Point crew team continued their dominance in the water with a stellar year season. During the spring, the team competed in six races, the Occoquan Sprints, Knecht Cup, Manhattan Invitational Regatta, Metropolitan Intercollegiate Championship, New York State Championship, and the Dad Vail National Regatta.
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