Softball Game to Benefit Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts
On Friday, Sept. 16, representatives from the East Meadow-based Prudential Douglas Elliman and New York's WB11 (a Tribune company) will face off in a softball game to raise funds for the Red Cross in their hurricane relief efforts. The game will be held at Cantiague Park in Hicksville at 5:30 p.m.
Politicians, Citizens Alike Oppose MTA/LIRR Third Track Plan
Politicians and citizens alike once again publicly criticized the Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Long Island Rail Road's (MTA/LIRR) failure to "think outside the box." They stood united against the controversial proposal to construct an additional track along the LIRR Main Line. Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray held the press conference at the Floral Park Train Station Aug. 31, the deadline for filing public comments for inclusion in the official MTA third track project record. To date, 85 local organizations and public officials oppose the project.
PAL to Hold 2005 Spring Registration
The Hicksville Unit of the Nassau County Police Activity League (PAL) will hold registration on Monday, Sept. 19 and Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the PAL Office Trailer. Registration for the following sports will take place at this time: