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November 13, 1998

  • NEWS: Cleanup of Shoreline Begins With Sheets Creek

    For over 30 years, garbage has been accumulating in and around Sheets Creek in Manorhaven. Jurisdictional questions over whether the town, county or village was responsible for the cleanup of the debris prevented the removal of the mess. However, last week, through the joint efforts of a few different groups, including the Town of North Hempstead, marina owners on Manhasset Bay and the Waterfront Advisory Commission, the surface debris was cleared. However it's reported that much more debris is still buried under the mud. FULL STORY

  • NEWS: Baxter Pond Pollution Called Worst in Area

    A new report on water quality in and around Manhasset Bay calls pollution in Baxter Pond the worst in the area. A preliminary draft of the Manhasset Bay Water Quality Improvement Plan says the pond, located in Baxter Pond Park in the center of Port Washington, has "extremely high" background coliform/bacteria levels. "The highest of any water body in the watershed." FULL STORY

  • SPORTS: On the Bay

    Last week's column in both papers featured a photo of John Thomson's Farro 40 named Solution. The first world championship was scheduled to be a six-day regatta at South Miami Beach beginning Nov. 9. Nineteen teams representing Australia, England, Greece and the US were expected. Among the favorites to win was Solution. FULL STORY

  • SPORTS: Viking Boys Soccer Advances to Finals After a Shutout and a Nail-Biter

    The Vikings Boys Soccer team easily put down East Meadow in their quarter-final game but it was high anxiety time in their semi-finals against the Farmingdale Dalers. FULL STORY

  • OPINION: Cold Callous, Disregard For History and Culture
  • OPINION: Meeting Was a

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