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October 9, 1998

  • NEWS: Perc Problems Complicated and Possibly Not Over Yet

    Additional information about the perc contamination under two dry cleaning businesses referenced in last week's issue, reveals that the situation is far more complicated than originally reported. First of all, the origin and discovery of perc underneath the former Munsey Cleaners site was not simple. Furthermore, the testing and cleanup was extremely convoluted and involved sites besides the two cleaners. Finally and unfortunately, although no perc contamination has yet been found in any of Port's drinking water wells, the NYS-DEC is nevertheless negotiating consent orders that require testing to determine if there is any ground water contamination near the sites where perc was discovered in the soil. FULL STORY

  • NEWS: North Hempstead Gets Good News Budget

    It may not even be enough to buy you a copy of the Sunday New York Times and town of North Hempstead Supervisor May Newburger says she would have preferred not to do it, but the 2 percent tax cut in her preliminary town budget is there to show residents that the town is moving in the right direction. FULL STORY

  • SPORTS: Sports Beat

    Vikings Coach Ken Kreuscher is known to pull an occasional surprise in a football game. Last Saturday he dug deep into his bag of tricks for the game against Westbury. First, he inserted junior linebacker Frank Zaccherio into the backfield. Secondly, he switched to the I formation and as a further surprise Port started out with an unexpected passing attack early in the game. The three moves combined had a major impact on the outcome of the game. After an opening drive stalled deep in Westbury territory, Port scored on their next two possessions. Ricky Brown, on a reverse play, connected with sophomore end Larry Zaccherio on a 28 yard touchdown pass. And soon after Jason Ham raced 29 yards from scrimmage for the second score. George Dembala booted two successful PAT's to give Port a 14-0 lead at halftime. FULL STORY

  • SPORTS: On The Bay

    Coming Events - Saturday, Oct. 10 - Annual Louie's Cup (aka Cannonball Regatta) - Skippers' meeting at noon. Race starts at 1:30. Further info: Lew Petta, 883-7204. FULL STORY

  • OPINION: Says Proposed Two-Family Amendment Violates Rights
  • OPINION: Sussman Takes Aim at Portable Toilets for Contractors

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