For Those Who Insist on Bottled Water
Last week in the story about the Stanton Cleaners cleanup, one of the speakers mentioned evidence that some volatile organic compounds can migrate into certain plastic containers used for bottled water. It sounded intriguing so the Record went to the source.
CLASP Children's Center Celebrates 25 Years
CLASP Children's Center has provided Great Neck's working parents and parents in training with quality childcare, for children ages 18 months to 11 years for the past 25 years. Since its founding by working parents, the center's mission has always been to become part of each child's extended family. It supports all aspects of children's growth and development in a safe nurturing environment for all social, ethnic and economic groups. The center actively involves senior citizens, foster grandparents and high school volunteers. They help support the concept of an extended family where children can relate to many generations and experience a unique continuity of care. In recognition of this occasion, CLASP will host an evening honoring long time advocate and friend NYS Assemblyman Thomas P. DiNapoli on Friday, June 8, at the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Pint.
Hometown Heroine Started Skating at Parkwood
In the March 26 issue of People magazine, there was a wonderful story entitled New Girl in Town. But that "new" girl, Sarah Hughes, is not new to the residents of Great Neck who have been keeping an eye on this delightful teenager since she was just a tiny tot.
K.P. U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Weekly Wrap-up
The Kings Point lacrosse team wrapped up the 2001 season with a run at the ECAC Metro NY/NJ Championship. In the semifinals held on Friday, the second-seeded Mariners hosted the third-seeded SUNY Farmingdale Rams. Before the game began, both teams expected the attack to make the difference. However, neither team expected a 33-goal outburst that would satisfy the most ardent offense enthusiast. Kings Point scored nine times in the third quarter to take complete command of the contest and extend their season for one more game. With the victory, the Mariners earned the right to play for the 2001 ECAC Metro NY/NJ Championship.
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