Energetic New Commander at Sixth Precinct
Inspector Peter A. Matuza is the new commanding officer of the Sixth Precinct of the Nassau County Police Department. The former commander, George Morrish, left the 6th in June and Inspector Matuza took the helm of the precinct in August. The Sixth Precinct encompasses Great Neck and its incorporated villages, Manhasset and its incorporated villages including Plandome, Roslyn and its incorporated villages, Manorhaven, Sea Cliff, Glen Head and Glenwood Landing. There are 160 police officers in the 6th Precinct and 24 cars. Inspector Matuza said, in an interview this month, that he expects to work closely with the mayors of all those villages.
North Hills Mayor Lentini Dies at 60
Mayor John Lentini of North Hills died on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. He was 60 years old. His wife, Phyllis; children, John, Annette and Kimberlie Flero-Norcia; three grandchildren and his mother-in-law, Edith Cinigllo, survive him.
MHS Girls Win Barbara Hoffman Tournament
Manhasset High School Varsity Girls Basketball Team continued its winning ways in the Barbara Hoffman Tournament at Manhasset High School on Friday (12/13) and Saturday (12/14). Friday night, before a standing room only crowd, Manhasset defeated St. Mary's High School in a hard fought battle 65-56. In the second game of the evening Port Washington High School defeated Westbury High School.
On The Bay
The wind was howling early Sunday morning, Dec. 15, and frostbiters were put on notice that the afternoon competition might be cancelled. But by midmorning, the wind had diminished somewhat, with weather forecasters predicting even less wind, so Race Committee Chair Herb Schmidt, e-mailed his committee and all the sailors that racing was on! And what a beautiful day it turned out to be - good winds, not too much chop in the bay, and warm weather (a relative term at this time of year).
Saturday Kid's Show
AHRC - A Worthwhile Cause