Dr. Judah Folkman to Speak at Temple Emanuel
It has often been said that good scientific research poses many more questions than it answers. Nowhere is this more true than with angiogenesis research. A case in point is the discovery by Judah Folkman, M.D., director of the Surgical Research Laboratories at Children's Hospital Boston, of endostatin, the potent, naturally occurring inhibitor of angiogenesis (new blood vessel formation). This discovery not only resulted in a potentially new way to treat cancer with few or no side effects (endostatin, a promising drug, recently entered Phase 2 clinical trials), it also triggered a groundswell of research around the globe that has led to many other exciting discoveries in oncology, rheumatology, opthalmology and other diverse-and sometimes unexpected-areas of medicine.
To Better Serve 24/7/365: Fire District Proposes Bond Issue
In a special presentation for the press, the Commissioners of the Manhasset-Lakeville Water and Fire District announced a proposal for a bond issue just shy of $5 million to repair and upgrade the five fire houses under their jurisdiction. According to Commissioner Bonnie-Lynne Gould who made the introductory presentation on behalf of the board, all five firehouses need updated security systems, new parking lots with better drainage, accessibility for the handicapped, and each has its own unique deficiencies that require attention.
'Walk on Home' September 29
On Sunday, Sept. 29, the Kimmel Foundation staff and supporters will walk in Washington Mutual's 5-Mile "Walk on Home," a fund-raising five-mile walk for affordable housing. The Kimmel Foundation will receive all the money it raises in addition to a donation from Washington Mutual, which is organizing the event called Walk-on-Home to benefit Long Island nonprofit housing groups. Washington Mutual has assumed all the organizing costs of this event, and in an effort to help the Kimmel Foundation and the other groups find volunteer walkers, Washington Mutual is offering a prize of three months mortgage or rent payments (total $10,000) to one lucky winner. Water will be available to all the walkers as well as bus service for those who need help along the way.
Yoni Ginor Victorious in His First Sanctioned Jr. Olympic Level - Amateur Boxing Fight
USA Boxing, a division of United States Amateur Boxing, Inc., one of the largest sanctioned amateur boxing organizations, oversaw the match in which Yoni Ginor unanimously won the three round bout. The fight was held at the Cerbo Academy in Fairfield, NJ and was presented by the Joe Grier Boxing Academy, Inc.
The Deadline for the Great Neck Record
Village of Great Neck State of the Village Report