Heat Wave Causes Scattered Power Outages
LIPA Declares Power Alert :
This week's heat wave left thousands of Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) customers without power, including many Hicksville residents, who at times were forced to bear the sweltering temperatures in the dark, and without relief from air conditioners and fans.
St. Ignatius Mass of Thanksgiving
Crowns Lay Ministry to Spanish-Speaking People:
In a Hicksville community increasingly cosmopolitan, a village of more than 20 religious serving English-speaking, Hispanic, Chinese, Korean, and Indian Christian groups and a long-standing Orthodox Jewish congregation, the vocational call to the ordained ministry is always a great moment of joy and thanksgiving. St. Ignatius Loyola Church, Hicksville's oldest Roman Catholic Church, has fostered many vocations to the priesthood and sisterhood in its 146 years of spiritual service.
Blazers Win Championship
The Hicksville Blazers, an HBA 10-year-old minor league team, won their division championship game last month by a score of 10-2.
Wheelchair Race Sponsor Honored
This year’s Salomon Smith Barney Nick Katsounis Memorial Wheelchair Championship Race was a major success for Long Island and for wheelchair athletics generally, and the lion’s share of the credit goes to Salomon Smith Barney, acting through its Long Island-based New York suburban regional office. In recognition of its generosity, Salomon Smith Barney was awarded a special certificate by the Oyster Bay Town Board.
Letter: Asleep at the Switch
Letter: Task Force Would Address Illegal Housing