Modest Tax Increase in East Hills Budget
The Village of East Hills Board of Trustees has passed its 2000-2001 budget, which contains expenditures of $3.670 million and a tax increase of 4.41 percent. In announcing the budget, Mayor Michael R. Koblenz said the "modest increase" was necessary to offset anticipated loss in taxes due to both tax certiorari and to increased costs for fire protection, fireman service monetary awards, salaries, supplies, sanitation, road repairs, plus other overall costs. The budget was adopted in a vote on April 24.
Poison Fumes Claims Six Lives in Roslyn Heights
Tragedy struck a Roslyn Heights family Sunday morning as the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning killed six people at a residence at 27 Parkway Drive. The owner of the house, Dr. Andrei Kranz, returned from his night shift at the Nassau County Medical Center to find his two parents, his two-year old daughter and three family friends from Romania all dead from breathing the poisonous fumes.
Beavers Win Two Against Indians
The first game was a tight one with timely hits and pinpoint pitching. Jason Reis pitching for the Beavers faced only nine batters striking out six. Jason's good defense figured in on two of the other three putouts in the first three innings. Bobby Bott for the Indians was equally stingy, also striking out six Beavers but allowing two runs before he left the game in the fourth inning.
Former Board Members Endorse Saporta