Thursday, 24 October 2013 00:00
I have known Judi Bosworth for over 25 years. I met Judi when she was president of the Saddle Rock Elementary School PTA. At the first meeting, I knew that we, as parents, were in extremely capable hands. It is very rare to meet someone and feel so confident that our issues and concerns are going to be represented in a thoughtful, effective and compassionate manner.
Over the years, I have watched her work tirelessly, often unpaid, on behalf of those around her. Her commitment to her community has included 16 years on the Great Neck School Board, including five years as president and she is currently in her sixth year as Nassau County Legislator of the 10th District.
She has entered the political arena, not for the betterment of herself, but for others who need her to speak on their behalf. And speak she has done. She has spent countless hours reaching out to as many members of her constituency as possible in order to better represent their needs. She has brought them together to discuss issues, and made sure they have direct access to government services, such as Property Tax Exemption workshops, mammograms at no out of pocket cost and Women’s Health Seminars.
We have been lucky to have Judi contribute to and lead our community for so many years, in so many ways. She is not a politician; she is an advocate for all of those who reside in the area she represents.
We need her to become elected on November 5 as the new Town Supervisor of North Hempstead.
Friday, 06 December 2013 00:00
Howard Kroplick was just settling in to his new position as North Hempstead’s town historian in April of 2012 when a phone call from a resident who found an old headstone led him into a comprehensive study of all 28 cemeteries within
the town’s boundaries.
Kroplick, an East Hills resident for 29 years, serves in the unpaid role as an advisor to the North Hempstead board, out of his longtime love of history. His exhaustive study of the area’s cemeteries has helped him complete a history of
North Hempstead that will be published in January, which will coincide with the 400-year anniversary of the discovery of Long Island, by Dutch explorer Adriaen Block. It was Block, according to Kroplick, who first identified Long Island as an actual island, not a peninsula as many believed back then. The 128-page book from Arcadia Publishing is the first ever written about North Hempstead.
Thursday, 05 December 2013 00:00
For the time being, much of the Roslyn area is without representation on the Town of North Hempstead council. Recently, Thomas K. Dwyer, who has represented Roslyn on that body since 2002, announced that he would step down from the board while he is in negotiations with a Manhattan-based consulting firm.
Dwyer, who is the chief operating officer of Syosset-based American Land Services, would not identify the firm he is talking to, but he said that the new job would represent a conflict of interest with his work on the town board.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00
Albertson resident and Kellenberg sophomore Gabby Schreib qualified for the Millrose Games in New York City. Schreib qualified as a member of the Sprint Medley Relay along with Danielle Correia, Bridget McNierney, and Jazmine Fray.
The Kellenberg relay’s close second place finish in January’s Millrose Trials has moved them closer to defending the title they won in the same relay at last year’s Millrose Games. Schreib and her teammates time is currently second in the United States for girls track and field performances.
Thursday, 06 February 2014 00:00
Registration for Farmingdale’s Over the Hill Gang Softball League will take place Feb. 1, Feb. 8 and Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. - Noon at the Allen Park meeting room on Motor Ave. in Farmingdale. The league is open to men 40 and over who live in Farmingdale or the Town of Oyster Bay area. Players can also apply online at www.othgny.com, however must attend one registration session to show proof of age and residency.
— Submitted by Jerry Mazza