Supervisor Newburger Looks to the Future
North Hempstead Town Supervisor May Newburger has long supported councilmanic districts and she hasn't changed her mind. At her annual State of the Town message, given once again before the Port Washington-Manhasset League of Women Voters at George Washington Manor in Roslyn, Supervisor Newburger said: "As you know, I have been on record for years in support of councilmanic districts. I tried to propose such a change a couple of years ago but there was no consensus at that time on the town board. This year I will propose it again. It is a move whose time has long since come, and the recent decision by the Supreme Court with regard to Hempstead makes this an opportune time. While that ruling specifically addressed racial discrimination, there is no question in my mind that the district system is the more representative one. I believe that if we do not move willingly on this issue, we will ultimately be forced to do so. Let's do it now--because it's right and because it makes sense."
St. Mary's Honors Father Peter LeJacq
St. Mary's Elementary School in Manhasset presented the National Catholic Education Associations (NCEA) "Distinguished Graduate Award" to Maryknoll Father Peter M. LeJacq on Friday, Feb. 4, at 8:30 a.m. Mass in St. Mary's Church as part of National Catholic Schools Week. Father LeJacq graduated from St. Mary's in 1968 and currently serves in mission promotion for Maryknoll throughout the New York area. In addition, LeJacq is an adjunct professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point and coordinates a missionary medicine elective at Cornell Medical School. He remains on staff at Bugundo Hospital in Tanzania and continues to raise funds in the U.S. for the hospital's expansion.
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