Community Begins Work on Memorial Day Parade
Not many people may know what they will be doing on May 28, but members of the community have already started to make plans - the Plainview-Old Bethpage Memorial Day Parade Committee has already begun to plan this year's Memorial Day parade.
Nassau Ends 2000 With "Surplus"
Nassau County Comptroller Fred Parola announced this week that the county has closed its books for fiscal year 2000 with a $48.3 million operating budget surplus. Parola said the surplus came as a result of intervention from the Nassau County Interim Finance Authority (NIFA) and a series of "one shot" revenues. However, the county comptroller warned that Nassau is not out of the woods yet when it comes to the county's financial troubles.
Local Residents Score in Run
Odd Sangesland, a resident of Plainview, scored as the first runner over the age of 70 in the 400 meter run in the Jan. 14 Long Island Track and Field Developmental Meet at Suffolk Community College. Sangesland ran an outstanding 1:33.4 for the 400 meters, which works out to a pace just over six minutes per mile. Sangesland is a member of the Greater Long Island Running Club and runs competitively for the Club's "Senior Feet" Racing Team.