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Dr. Robert D. Pinckney, who had weathered a number of political storms during his five years as head of the Westbury School District, has tendered his resignation, effective Aug. 31, 1999.
They were anticipated to result in a $2 1/2 million sales tax bonanza for Nassau County.
Sitting in the home team dugout at Shea Stadium, Octavio Victor "Cookie" Rojas, the Mets third base coach for the last two seasons, is the very picture of baseball nonchalance.
To the unseasoned eye, nothing about the jump -- a triple lutz performed during a prolonged practice session -- looked out of the ordinary.