Target Pests, Not People" Say Breast Cancer Activists
Like prophets crying in the wilderness, metropolitan breast cancer activists, called a press conference on July 31 at the Town of North Hempstead to implore leaders and news media to alert the general public that wide-spread aerial spraying poses more health risks than protection from the small number of mosquitoes bearing the West Nile virus. Patti Wood, ecology commissioner for the Town of North Hempstead, praised Nassau County Executive Thomas Gulotta, and Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gaffney, for their "courage in resisting the incredible pressure" that has been exerted on them by New York City's Mayor Rudolph Giuliani to engage in massive spraying programs.
Coming Soon to a Theater Near You....
Derick and Steven Martini, two brothers who grew up in Syosset, recently co-wrote and produced a film together with director, longtime friend and Long Island native Kevin Jordan entitled Smiling Fish and Goat on Fire.
Syosset Resident Finishes Third in Annual Run
The 15th annual Chase Corporate Challenge on Long Island, held at Jones Beach State Park on Tuesday evening, July 25, attracted 8,227 employee runners and walkers from 261 corporations, government agencies and not-for-profit organizations to participate in a 3.5 mile road race on Jones Beach's Bay Parkway, followed by what has become known as "Long Island's biggest office picnic." The 2000 Chase Corporate Challenge was once again the largest participatory sporting event of any kind held on Long Island this year.
Fleisher Earns Second Consecutive Lightpath Title
Defending champion Bruce Fleisher won the 2000 Lightpath Long Island Classic last weekend for the second consecutive year after finishing the tournament, which was held at the Meadow Brook Club in Jericho, 18 below par. Fleisher beat out second place finisher Dana Quigley by two strokes. Allen Doyle finished third with a score of 15 under par.
Building Moratorium Is Needed