Mitchel Housing Complex Controversy Resolved
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola, 4th C.D.) announced last week that they secured the commitment of the Secretary of the Navy to save 250 units of military housing at the Mitchel Housing complex. The commitment came during a meeting between Secretary of the Navy Gordon England, Senator Clinton, Congresswoman McCarthy and several other members of the Long Island Congressional delegation where they presented their case against the sale of hundreds of military housing units. Currently, 270 military families currently reside at the complex.
Village Plans for Smart Growth
The Westbury Village Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Thursday, Feb. 5 to adopt a moratorium on all development within the incorporated village's business district. With growth and development within the village's business zones at an all-time high, this temporary suspension will provide the village with a chance to take the necessary steps to protect the existing residential and business populations, while encouraging positive growth for the future. The moratorium, which was implemented immediately, is in effect until July 1, 2004.
Register Now for Westbury Little League's Spring Season
Registration for Westbury Little League's spring season is scheduled at the Westbury Recreation Center Annex on Post Avenue for the following dates and times:
News From the Desk of Assemblywoman Donna Ferrara