FOURTH OF JULY SHOW AT MUNICIPAL STADIUM _
The Freeport Volunteer F ;.re Department will stage another of its
spectacular demonstrations c f fire -fighting and fire works, at the sta-dium
on the Fourth, beginning at 7:55 p.m.
ELECTRICIANS MUST BE LICENSED _
All electricians who wish to do any work in Freeport must be li-censed
by the village. This is' a 'requirement of the ordinance which
is administered by the Master Electricians Licensing Board estab-lished
There are 195 electricians presently licensed by the village. This
includes many out of town concerns as well as Freeport individuals and
organizations. Twenty -five new licenses were issued in the past year.
To assure work which is safe and up to the proper specifications
the ordinance will be strictly enforced.
Standards vary among towns and villages. A Freeport license in-dicates
the electrician knows Freeport conditions and is fully quali-fied.
The ordinance is not directed at home owners who are competent
to do their own electrical repairs and installations ( in their own
homes only and not including any commercial establishment).
However, all installations, alterations or additions require a Fire
Underwriters Certificate after completion. To arrange for inspec-tion
and approval contact the Village of Freeport Electrical Depart-ment.
CHILDRENS SUMMER PROGRAM
Freeport's summer playground program will begin on Monday,
June 26, and continue each Monday through Friday throughout the sum-mer,
terminating on Friday, August 18. A schedule of summer play-ground
events can be obtained by contacting the Freeport Recreation
Department in the Village Hall, 46 North Ocean Avenue.
ROBERT J. SWEENEY, MAYOR
HENRY M. ALTENGARTEN
FRANK W. SOMERS
,ARTHUR R. MULLER
GEORGE H. FA1RBERG
JOHN J. MAC DONALD
ACTING VILLAGE CLERK
LEONARD D. B. SMITH
EDWIN J. FREEDMAN
PUBLISHED MONTHLY BY THE VILLAGE OF FREEPORT
Vol. 1 1 - 6 June. 1961
. A P A R.T MEN,T_ A R EA~R EDUCED*
The zoning ordinance of the village has been changed to limit
apartment building to only two zones: Residence Apartment and
A public hearing was held on May 15, when the Village Board
heard the views of residents, civic association representatives,
real estate organizations and affected property owners. By unan-i
mous vote, the Board restricted apartments to thetwo zones,which
make up approximately four per cent of the village; previously apart-ments
were permitted in zones which comprise approximately 33
per cent of the land area in Freeport.
ALL VILLAGE LAWS ,UNDERGOING REVIEW
A committee appointed by Mayor Sweeney and the Village Board
is presently at work studying all village laws and ordinances. This
committee of attorneys will make recommendations to the Board for
repeal of obsolete or unenforcable laws and for enactment of new
JL egislation. _.... ..._
Chairman of the Law Review and Revision Committee is M. Sabin
Thaler. The other members, all attorneyswho reside in Freeport,
are: Joseph Center - Richard F. Curran - Alvin Dorfman-
Alexander Ellman - Ralph Franco - Richard G. Green-
Clarence E. Horn, Jr. - Daniel Mandel - Charles V.
McDonald - Charles C. Mehrmann - Julius Mintz -
John Ruggiero - Sydney S.Shebar - Allan W. Vollmer-
Jules A. Weiner - Edward Yamin.
STREETS TO BE IMPROVED
The Highway Department has the streets listed below on its cur
rent schedule for improvement or repair. There are many other
streets which need attentioi, and those will be scheduled in a sys
tematic way to get the best possible use of Highway Department per •
sonnel, equipment and funds.
1. Archer St., Park to Brookside
2. Summers PI.
3. Gill Avenue
4. Remsen Avenue
5. Powell St.
6. Wallace St. , Prince to Evans
7. North Long Beach Avenue, Prince to Evans
8. Moore Avenue, west of Pennsylvania
9. Pershing PI. , Harris to Seaman Avenue
10. King St.
11. Queen St.
12. Davis Street
13. Ray St., west of Bayview
14. -Waverly -PI.
15. Alexander Avenue
16. Lafayette Avenue
17. Rogers PI.
18. Hope PI.
19. Remainder of streets inMeister Beach
PARKING METERS CHANGED
As a first step in a program of proper control and limiting of
parking meters, the Village Board has established a uniform clos-ing
time for meters on all streets and in all parking fields.
Meters will be in effect only until six p. m, in all locations .
Previously the closing time ranged from six p. m. to ten p. m. in
various streets and fields.
Periodically, the Police Depart ment will issue "courtesy"
warnings instead of tickets to parkers who have unintentionally
over-stayed their time by a few minutes.
The change in metered time was made on the recommendation
of the Parking Field and Meter Committee, under the chairmanship
of Mr. Milton Danziger. This committee is making a continuing
Theatre-goers can help assure the success of the program by
using the parking fields in the evenings instead of the streets, al-lowing
others proper access to the stores during shopping nights.
The warm weather brings a large increase in the number of
Under the Bicycle Safety Program of the village, police of-ficers
will be on the alert for any cyclists who are riding double,
failing to use hand signals or otherwise not following the rules of
The youngsters will be stopped and told about these infract-ions,
for their own safety, and if there is a repetition the par-ents
will be advised.
Safety instructions and additional tests for the issuance of
new licenses will be held in the fall.
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