Your Water Department repairs and maintains over 52 miles of water mains which vary in size from six inches to 20 inches in diameter, and in excess of 5,500 water lines to residential and commercial buildings.
This department also maintains approximately 598 fire hydrants to assure effective fire protection should the need arise.
This department's telephone number is 746-0751 and it is staffed from 8 a.m. to 11:50 p.m.
Seven days a week
On non-holiday weeks rubbish is collected throughout the village on Wednesdays. There is a ten item limit. Rubbish includes furniture, TVs, mattresses, box springs etc.
If you have a question regarding the item you want to discard or any other sanitation matter, please call 746-6791, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
If you suffer from knee or hip pain, you're not alone. According to statistics, more than six million people seek help from an orthopedist each year- and there is help available. To learn the latest technologies in treating joint pain, the public is invited to attend a free lecture sponsored by Winthrop-University Hospital's Perspectives in Health educational series, "Joint Replacements...What You Should Know" on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Participants are asked to sign in by 6:45 p.m. for the 7 p.m. lecture at the Winthrop Community Outreach Center, 101 Mineola Boulevard in Mineola, at the corner of Second Street. Parking and the entrance are in the rear of the building.
Frank R. DiMaio, MD, acting chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and chief, Division of Adult Joint Reconstruction at Winthrop, will provide the latest information about total hip and knee replacements, as well as discuss an innovative, minimally invasive surgical procedure used to treat early stages of osteoarthritis of the knee. A question and answer period will follow the lecture.
Admission is free, but seating is limited. For information and to make a reservation, please call 516-663-8300.
Anyone can be at risk for injury. It takes only a minute to crash your car or fall- yet an injury may leave you incapacitated for weeks. But, there are precautionary measures that can be taken that may help minimize your risk. For guidelines on preventative measures, attend Winthrop-University Hospital's Women's Health Forum free lecture, "Adult Injury Prevention," on Wednesday, Sept. 24. Guests are asked to sign in by 6:45 p.m. for the 7 p.m. lecture at the Winthrop Community Outreach Center, 101 Mineola Boulevard in Mineola. Parking and the entrance are in the rear of the building.
Judy Jax, RN, BSN, CEN, trauma coordinator at Winthrop, will address Adult Injury Prevention and present guidelines that can limit injuries through knowing the hazards of falling and driving, or by taking control of physical risks. The lecture will be followed by a question and answer period.
Women's Health Forum is coordinated by Women's Health Services, part of the Institute for Family Care at Winthrop. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Pre-registration is required. For information and to reserve your space, please call 1-888-53-WOMEN.
On Friday, Sept. 20 at 6:45 p.m. at Keyspan Park in Brooklyn, New York's Bravest will play New York's Finest in a charity baseball game.
The monies raised from this event will be donated to the Police and Firefighters Fund for Widows and Children.
The tickets are $10 per person and if you are interested in buying some, please visit their website at www.nyfiredup.com
Plus loans assist parents in saving the cost of their child's undergraduate education. The scope of their loans include monies for books, supplies, living expenses and tuition and room and board.
The interest rate for these loans is variable but currently the interest rate will not exceed 9 percent. For loans disbursed through June 30, 2003, the interest rate is 4.86 percent. This rate will be reduced by 1/4 percentage point if the parent uses the automatic debit plan (ie automatic payment plan) when repaying the loan.
Sallie Mae has a "Parent Answer Service" which is staffed with counselors Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to answer your questions and, if you are so inclined, to assist you with a "Plus Pre-Approval." The toll free number is 1-800-891-1410 or you may wish to use their website www.parentanswer.com
266 Maple Place: The application of Omni Point Communications Incorporated for a special use permit to construct outdoor equipment cabinet structures containing transformer equipment and to affix six (not 12) group panel antennas to existing communications tower structure.
If you would like to review this application or either of the other two applications (190 East Jericho and 150 Washington Ave) please contact the Clerk's Office prior to the hearing