Hillary Rodham Clinton Meets Local Newspaper Editors
Hillary Rodham Clinton, candidate for the United States Senate from New York, came to Long Island last week to meet with local village officials and local newspaper editors at Westbury Manor. Mrs. Clinton told the press that she was eager to discuss matters of importance to Long Islanders as well as general policies.
AARP Bus Visits Funday Monday
Seniors attending the Town of North Hempstead's Funday Monday had a surprise visit on July 31. As seniors gathered at Bar Beach for their usual Monday program of card playing, dancing and entertainment, they saw a huge red, white and blue bus called the AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) Voter Express pulled up in the parking lot. The 45-foot long bus, covered in colorful campaign graphics, rolled onto Long Island as part of a 4000 mile cross-country tour to mobilize older voters and their families around key election issues: Medicare, Social Security, Long-term Care and patient protection in managed care.
MHS Alumni Help South Win
The 59th annual STX North/South Senior Lacrosse Classic was held on June 10 at the University of Delaware. This game pits some of the best seniors from northern colleges against seniors from southern colleges. The South won by four goals.
On The Bay
Jason Hill, who won the Law Trophy last month, came in third in the Area B qualifying race in Ithaca, NY and will compete in the 2000 US Sailing Junior National Championships for the Smythe Trophy, to be held in Newport, RI Aug. 14-19. Nine Laser standard skippers competed in 12 races over three days in very light wind in Ithaca. There were no "throw outs," and one day, the RC kept the boats out past 8:30 p.m. to finish racing.
Bridge Poorly Planned
The Duke Said It First