Governor Pataki Reaches Out to Victims
Governor George Pataki came to Manhasset last Friday to bring some help to the victims of the World Trade Center attack. He signed an executive order, which will permit homeowners to defer their school taxes, which would have been due in October or November until January 2002.
A Somber Manhasset Says Goodbye
Thomas Daniel Burke, 38, of Bedford Hills, died tragically and without cause on Sept. 11, 2001, at the World Trade Center. Tom was a managing director and partner at Cantor Fitzgerald working on the 104th floor or Tower 1. Tom grew up in Manhasset on Ryder Road in Munsey Park. He graduated from St. Mary's Elementary and High Schools and, in 1985, from the College of the Holy Cross, a tradition in the Burke family. His wife, Julie, and his four sons, John, Brian, Thomas and George survive him. He is also survived by his parents, Alexander and Sue Burke. He is also survived by his siblings and their spouses: Jim and Sheila Burke, Brian and Su Burke, Chris and Liz Burke, Nancy and George Salter, Matt and Cathy Burke and A. J. Burke. He was the adored uncle of 19 nieces and nephews and the cherished and loyal friend of many.
St. Mary's CYO Boys Basketball
All players who wish to tryout for CYO basketball must register prior to the try-out sessions. CYO basketball is for all Boys from the 4th grade through 8th grade. Registration dates are as follows:
On The Bay
Bay racing is over for the season, but that did not slow down the activity on our beautiful bay this past weekend. The wind gods seems to save a little of the wind that we didn't get during some of our no-wind summer days for Saturday; she saved a great deal of wind for Sunday, Sept. 30, which caused the cancellation of the annual Around Hart Island Race, and the second day of the Snipe Atlantic Championships.
Remembrance, Freedom, Fortitude