VILLAGE OF FREEPORT
46 North Ocean Avenue
Freeport, N. Y. 11520
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FREEP0RT. N. Y.
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BALLOON FLIGHTS LAUNCH NEW YOUTH CENTER
Hundreds of happy youngsters participated in the dedication day
activities of the Temporary Freeport Community Center at Merrick
Road and Henry Street on Saturday, March 1. Recreation Superinten-dent
Stanley A. Brekne here directs the flight of helium filled
balloons, with the names of the "flyers" attached. Many name cards
were returned to the Recreation Department from great distances
outside Freeport, with prizes going to the youngsters whose cards
A PUBLIC INFORMATION BULLETIN OF THE VILLAGE OF FREEPORT
46 NORTH OCEAN AVENUE TELEPHONE FReeport 8-4000 ROBERT J. SWEENEY, MAYOR
Public Meetings On The 1st and 3rd Mondays Of The Month, At 9:00 P.M.
VILLAGE BOARD MEMBERS ELECTED
In the village elections of March 18, Mayor Robert J. Sweeney was
reelected to a third four-year term as a candidate of the Village
Party. Lloyd E. Orr and William H. White, also of the Village
Party, were elected as Village Trustees. Village Justice Edwin J.
Freedman, candidate of the Good Government Party and the Village
Party, was reelected to his position. All are for four-year terms.
Mr. White and Mr. Orr join Trustees George Fairberg and Thomas
Lovelidge,. on the Board. With Mayor Sweeney, they comprise the five-man
governing body of the village. The terms of office of Trustees
Fairberg and Lovelidge run to April 1, 1971. •
Mayor Sweeney was elected to his first term in .1961. He is an attor-ney
and an executive for a large insurance firm with offices in
New York City. The Mayor is also a Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Army
Reserve. He is President of the Nassau County Village Officials'
Association, past-president of the Municipal Electric Utilities
Association of New York State, and he ha.s served as a member of
Governor Rockefeller's Electric Power Committee of the State of.
New York. .-
Mr. White was born in Freeport in 1927. He attended Freeport public
schools and is a graduate of Colgate University. He has served on
the Village of Freeport Waterfront Committee and on the Town of
Hempstead Marine Advisory Board, and he is past-president of
the Freeport Tuna Club. He has been active-in the Boy Scouts of
America over a period of 30 years. He is on the Board of Direc-tors
of the Freeport Chamber of Commerce, and he is also active
in the Freeport Exchange Club.
Mr. Orr came to Freeport from Queens in 1957, and he is originally
from Toledo, Ohio. He was educated in the Toledo public schools
and at the University of Toledo where he majored in Business
Administration. His community activities include Executive Board
member and Civics Chairman of the Atlantic South Civic Association.
In 1966 he served on the village's Board of Water and Light. In
1967 and 1968 he has been serving as Chairman of the Planning
Trustees: Heaiy M. Altengarten, Frank W. Someis, George H. Fairberg, Thomas J. Lovelidge
Village Clerk: John J. MacOonald - Treasurer Leonard D.B. Smith - Counsel: Oakley Gentry, Jr.
THE COMMUNITY CALENDAR
SPECIAL SPRING CLEAiKUP-April
May 1 ;
.;..,Community, Action .Group:riof[, Ben--. v
',','-. "ningtbn 'Park*, "17 Buffalo Ave. r ;
"••> :•-.• ••..-.-• .•:., •-:.: .- -.'- i:' "•'• • . •-' •. .i
. j,,Fre.eport Youth Council, at
the library (also on April 22,
29,.May 6, 13)
School Board Meeting, at the
Archer Street PTA, in the gym
Chamber of Commerce (also on
April 24, May l) Al B. White's
Community Keys, at the library
Committee, at the library
Public meeting of the Village
Boardt at Village Hall
Economic Opportunity Council,
82 South Grove St.
Northwest Civic Association,
Atksinson School library
So. Nassau Comm. Hospital !
Auxiliary, Episcopal Church
Board of Zoning Appeals, at
Freeport Block & Civic Assoc- .-.
iation, Call TN 8-9798
Neighborhood Civic League, at
Greek Orthodox Church (& May 12)
Atlantic So. Civic Assoc., ;at
South Shore Yacht Club
Citizens Comm. on Community
'Planning, at Village Hail
Dodd Jr. High talent show &; ....-
music hour, at the •school.: -
Freeport Harbor Civic Assoc.,
at Giblyn School gym
7:3Q p.m. V
8:15 p.m. . .
8:00 p.m. .
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8:45 p.m., ., ,.. ,
8:30 p.m. , ^ -; -
Freeport's Community Cdh3uItaytrVErn^^°-;F6^thrj'ft^s'or9anizieid a special
Spring cfean-ups^campaign for the month of ""April j "during which village
residents are urged to get rid of any accumulations of debris, dis-carded
furniture or appliances, of any'othW ;ra£terials that might
constitute a fire hazard indoors or detract :flroin the appearance of
the grounds' outdoors. '- '• ' • ":I
Village departments are geared for this special effort on an area
basis, and will pick up materials left at the curbside. The pick-ups
will be made on Wednesday of each week in sections of the village
Wednesday, April 2 - Northwest Section, from North Main Street to
the westerly village line, between the railroad and the northern
boundary of the.village. ,. .
Wednesday, April 9 - Northeast Section, from North Main Street to
the easterly village line, between the railroad and the northern
Wednesday. April 16 - Southeast Section,, from Grove Street to the
easterly village! line, from the railroad south to and including
Wednesday, April 23 - Southwest Section, from Grove Street to the
westerly village line, from the railroad south to and including
Wednesday, April 30 - South Section; all south of Ray Street, from
the easterly village line to the westerly'line.
The special Spring clean-up is in addition to the regular Wednes-day
trash pick-ups. Additional village forces are being assigned
to the designated sections on the special Wednesdays, so that large
objects or large accumulations may be handled that day. The program
has been launched with the cooperation "of neighborhood civic groups
and the Nassau County Department of Health and Environmental Ser-vices.
The Health Department will have literature for distribution,
with helpful suggestions on home and grounds maintenance.
During this April clean-up only it will be permissible to put out-side
for pick-up such heavy objects as old stoves and refrigerators,
on the weekend before the Wednesday removal.'in the designated sec-tion
of the village only. This is being done to give residents
every opportunity to get discarded items outdoors in time for the
pick-up.<r ; ;:'•;•'•:' . •- •-, -. :-: ' '•-•• -.-.'*--:••-.•'•.. •
The cooperation of all village residents is requested for a cleaner,
safer and'more healthful Freeport. '•: •'-"• '•':~
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