Local Civic Groups File Suit to Protect Drinking Water
At a June 21 press conference, a group of Nassau County-based environmental and civic groups announced that they have filed suit against the Town of Oyster Bay board for approving a major development project in the state-designated Special Groundwater Protection Area without considering the collective impacts of this and other projects on drinking water.
Syosset Resident Receives Grant
Kristen Demertzis, a Syosset resident and recent graduate of Hofstra University, will be departing for Greece in September thanks to her Fulbright grant for the 2000-2001 academic year. The Fulbright Program, America's Flagship educational exchange program, is sponsored by the U.S. Information Agency, an independent foreign affairs agency within the executive branch of the U.S. government. During its 53 years, the Fulbright Program has exchanged more than 83,000 Americans who have studied or done research abroad and more than 142,000 people from other countries who have engaged in academic activities in the United States.
Fifth and Sixth Grade Boys Baseball
On a scorching hot late Saturday afternoon during the annual Jericho Athletic Association picnic, the Hanson Place Dental Mets defeated the Gaines Berland Pirates 13-8 in a quarterfinal playoff game to win the right to face the Sheft Kahn & Co. Angels in the National League championship game. The two teams had met twice previously during the season with each team winning once.
Sluggers Belt Their Way Into the Championships
Having to play three games in three nights, the Sluggers.com earned their spot on Thursday's league championship game, by averaging 15 runs in their three victories.
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