Public Hearing on DEIS
On Tuesday evening, Jan. 25, in the midst of a snowstorm, the Sands Point Board of Trustees held a public hearing on the DEIS, (Draft Environmental Impact Statement) regarding the traffic circulation and access to the Village Club of Sands Point. As proposed in the revision to the master plan, the board will make Thayer Lane, now a private driveway to the club, the main entrance and exit, make Astor Lane an exit, and make the present main gate at Astor/Harbor and Middle Neck Road an ancillary exit.
JAC Planners Presents Report On Port North Land Use
Residents and neighbors of Port North braved the subzero wind chills on Jan. 27, eager to hear the report by JAC Planners, whom the village hired to analyze various uses for two substantially sized and undeveloped parcels of land: the Dallas Realty (40.9 acres) and the Lewis Oil (7.8 acres) properties. In studying Port North, JAC joined forces with Eschbacher and Associates -- for traffic analysis -- and Planistics -- for planning analysis -- and determined that there are two additional parcels of land whose development might also affect the peninsula: the Thomson Industry parcel (4.7 acres) and the waterfront property on the west side of Shore Road (4.2 acres). On these four properties, which make up 18.3 percent of the village JAC, Eschbacher, and Planistics presented their report to mixed reviews by the listeners.
On The Bay
Your reporter asked Warren Darress for an update on iceboating on Long Island, especially because Manhasset Bay is now frozen solid eliminating frostbiting.
G.A.A. Running Basketball and Volleyball Clinic
The Girls Athletic Association (GAA) is sponsoring a basketball and volleyball clinic in recognition of National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Saturday, Feb. 12 in the Schreiber High School Gym at 9 a.m. Girls in grades 6 through 8 are invited to attend the two-hour clinic.
Sadly, I Have to Say Goodbye to Port
Concerned Over Impact of