Publisher Karl. V. Anton, Jr. Dies at 81
Karl V. Anton, Jr., publisher and editor-in-chief of Anton Community Newspapers, died Saturday morning at his home in North Merrick with his wife Angela Susan Anton by his side. His death followed a short illness of cancer. He was 81 years old.
Alfano Does Whirlwind Graduation Speech Tour
Three graduation t-shirts and an honorary degree later, Assemblyman Tom Alfano finished the commencement addresses to the graduates in the Elmont elementary schools for the year 2000. Gotham Avenue, Alden Terrace, Dutch Broadway and Covert Avenue Schools were the stops for the assemblyman as he gave his speech "strive for your dreams" to the graduating classes in Elmont's elementary schools.
Soap Opera Stars Play Ball at Hofstra
Hofstra University presents The Celebrity Challenge featuring the cast and crew of One Life to Live. Meet and greet the cast of ABC studio's One Life to Live on Saturday, July 15, at noon. The actual game will begin at 1 p.m. on the Women's Softball Field. Soap Opera stars Ty Treadway (Dr. Colin MacIver) and John Bolger (John Sykes) will play softball and volleyball, along with the rest of the cast, for two wonderful causes. All proceeds will go to benefit the Hofstra Scholarship Fund and the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island, which provides a temporary home for families of seriously ill children being treated at area hospitals. The soap opera stars will be challenging the Business Cares For Kids Sports Festival champions.
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