Vigilant Firefighters Celebrate 100 Years!
The entire community is invited to help the Vigilant Engine and Hook and Ladder Company celebrate its 100th anniversary next weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 5 and 6. This promises to be a spectacular celebration and everyone is urged to join in the fun and support our irreplaceable firefighters and fire medics. And while the star event of the weekend is the parade scheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m., a carnival and a concert are planned, too.
Water experts on the Island are not surprised by the New York City scheme to inject water from upstate reservoirs into the Lloyd aquifer; it is an idea that has been kicked around for years. But so far, the water mavens we interviewed would like to kick it back into some dusty, forgotten file drawer and let it languish for another few decades. They speak more diplomatically on the topic, but they seem to be unanimous in their wariness about a plan they say is fraught with untold ramifications.
USMMA Women's Basketball Boasts Biggest Turnaround Season in Division III
Thirteen wins was the difference between the 2003-04 U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Women's Basketball team, and last year's 2002-03 squad. And with a winning 14-12 overall record, the Mariners boast the most improved record in Division III women's basketball during the 2003-04 campaign.
Great Neck Road Runners Advance to Waldbaum's Cup Finals
On a hot Saturday afternoon the Road Runners remained unbeaten in Long Island Junior Soccer league play with a thrilling come from behind victory. Trailing 1-0 midway through the second half the Road Runners scored three consecutive goals to power their way to a 3-1 victory over the Island Trees Blaze.
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