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Clinton Martin Friday Night Concert Features the Driftwoods

Written by Margaret Whitely Friday, 14 August 2009 00:00

On a balmy August Friday evening, North Hempstead Town Clinton Martin Park featured the orchestra of The Driftwoods on the pool deck.

This entertaining group, put together through the efforts of Mary Mahaffey and her crew, features music made famous by the Bee Gees.

The entire area was packed with enthusiastic folks that kept streaming in to hear the popular Rhode Island group.







DOT Holding Up Grant by Congressman Gary Ackerman

Written by Margaret Whitely Friday, 07 August 2009 00:00

Prior to the last Village of Williston Park meeting, there was a hearing for a special exception for the installation of a partially recessed swimming pool in the backyard of a residence on Yale Street, Williston Park.


Suozzi: Clear Heroin Problem Exists

Written by Joe Rizza Friday, 07 August 2009 00:00
Addictive Drug Gaining Popularity

There aren’t many things that have gone down in price over the last few years. Unfortunately, one of them is the dangerously addictive drug heroin. In 2006, 10 glycine bags of heroin cost roughly $150. Today, that same amount of the opioid drug costs roughly $90. Heroin is cheap, easy to get and is now becoming more widely used in suburban counties such as Nassau.



Matthew George to Run for Council Seat in North Hempstead

Friday, 31 July 2009 00:00

Matthew George, a resident of Mineola has been nominated to run as a Councilman for District 3 of North Hempstead by the Nassau County Democratic Party during their convention at the Cradle of Aviation Museum. The third Council District encompasses Garden City Park, Mineola, Villages of Williston Park and New Hyde Park.


Paul Ehrbar / Peter Grisafi Sworn In as Trustees

Friday, 31 July 2009 00:00

At the last Herricks School Board meeting newly appointed and newly re-elected school board trustees Paul Ehrbar and Peter Grisafi were sworn into office by Assistant Superintendent for Business, Helen Costigan. Ehrbar is replacing trustee Kevin Dunn, who recently resigned.


Mayor Hosts Meeting of Villages to Welcome New Precinct Commander

Friday, 24 July 2009 00:00

Mineola Mayor Jack M. Martins hosted a meeting with the newly appointed commanding officer of the Nassau County Police Department’s Third Precinct, Inspector Kevin Canavan. Mayor Martins invited the mayors of each village served by the Third Precinct to participate in this initial meeting with Inspector Canavan and his deputy, Deputy Inspector Sean McCarthy, held at Mineola Village Hall.


Ernest Gentile Appointed New Hyde Park School Board President

Written by Christy Hinko Friday, 24 July 2009 00:00


District Officers Appointed

As Patricia Rudd’s position on the board concluded at the last school board meeting, she nominated current vice president Ernest Gentile as new Board President. Trustee Joseph Bongiorno was nominated as the new vice president. Members of the board and half-dozen members of the audience applauded as both nominations were accepted. David Del Santo and Annette Giarratani were reappointed as trustees. In addition, Patricia Olive was reappointed as district clerk and Lori Carrick was reappointed as district treasurer. Robert Katulak was also reappointed as superintendent of Schools.


DiNapoli’s Office Completes Audits of School Districts

Friday, 17 July 2009 00:00

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has announced his office completed audits of Garden City Union Free School District, Johnson City Central School District, Merrick Union Free School District, New Hyde Park–Garden City Park Union Free School District, Racquette Lake Union Free School District and Skaneateles Central School District.


Herricks School Board Re-elects Richard Buckley President

Written by Margaret Whitely Friday, 17 July 2009 00:00
Turner Vice President; Dunn Resigns, Ehrbar Appointed

At the last Herricks school board meeting, the board reelected Richard Buckley as president and Christine Turner as vice-president and Kevin Dunn resigned as trustee, due to personal reasons, effective July 23 or until a new board member is appointed.


Walter Moloughney Honored By Village of Williston Park

Written by Margaret Whitely Friday, 10 July 2009 00:00

At the last meeting of the Village of Williston Park, former village clerk Walter Moloughney was honored, posthumously, with a plaque of the village crest that is hung behind the dais, for all the work he did in planning out a newly renovated court and meeting room for the village.

Also involved was Denis Farrell, of F.B.S Business Systems, who donated the village crest. Present at the event were Williston Park Justice Alan Reardon and clerk Ursula Odierna along with the entire Walter Moloughney family.


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