A Visit With School Resource Officer Tony Guzzello
The Port Washington School District is one of the few lucky districts to have its own school resource officer. While the School District Officer Program itself enriches a school district, Port's SRO (School Resource Officer) Tony Guzzello, who has held the position since October 1996, enhances the school experience for the students even more because he epitomizes the key elements for being a positive role model for them. These include good moral standards; good judgment and discretion; consistency, fairness and honesty; respect for students and a sincere concern for the school community. "I absolutely love working with the staff and kids, says Officer Tony, whom many of us know because he attends and participates in so many local activities.
Village of Sands Point Prevails in Thayer Road Litigation
At the August board meeting, Mayor Wurzel announced that Sands Point Village has prevailed and won the litigation concerning Thayer Lane. A suit brought by several Sands Point residents was addressed in the decision. Supreme Court Justice Ralph Franco ruled in a 31-page decision that the actions taken by the village were proper and that amendment to the Master Plan was accomplished as required by the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA). The court pointed out that "although the petitioners may be unhappy with the conclusions, each and every comment in the petition before the court was fully addressed during the SEQRA process."
Knickerbocker Cup 2000 Sets Sail in October
The 19th International Knickerbocker Cup hosted by the Knickerbocker Cup Foundation will take place Oct. 4-7 in Manhasset Bay at the Knickerbocker Yacht Club. As a stop on the World Match Racing Association professional tour, the Knickerbocker Cup 2000 is one of only two international match races held in the United States this year. The event is an ISAF Grade I world ranked event.
Port Legends Defend Championship
The PYA Legends successfully defended their 1999 Long Island FABL Baseball title by sweeping a double header with the HBQVB Cardinals representing Eastern Queens last Sunday in the 13 and under bracket. The Legends, managed by Jimmy Cosolito, were formed five years ago as a strictly local 8-year-old Little League team. Recognizing the potential of its skilled core players, PYA began to look outside for talented and committed players to fill gaps.
DiNapoli Supports Environmental Legacy Fund
Response to M'Haven Deputy Mayor Jennifer Wilson-Pines