Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. recently hosted a public hearing for Governor George Pataki's School Violence Task Force at Merrick Avenue Middle School, Merrick. Lt. Governor Mary O. Donohue chairs the task force.
On Saturday, June 12, the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island will host the "5th Annual Business Cares for Kids Sports Festival" at Cantiague Park in Hicksville, Included in the festival is its annual softball tournament; the largest charitable softball tournament on Long Island. Once again participating in the tournament will be the Columbus Lodge #2143 OSIA.