Village Seeks New Building Superintendent
The Village of Freeport is seeking qualified ap-plicants
for the position of Superintendent of
Buildings, to replace the present Superintend-ent
who is retiring next year. Sound knowledge
of residential and commercial construction is
essential, plus ability to supervise a staff of
eight inspectors and office personnel. Salary
open, depending upon qualifications. Please ?>
ply in writing only ir '.'."'ijge Clerk, 'iG Nortii
Ocean Avenue, Freeport, New York 11520.
Lions Club Assists "40,000" Pairs Of Eyes Program
The Freeport Lions Club has contributed 10,000
colorful '"tO,000 Pairs of Eyes" decals for Free-port
residents to display on glass doors and
windows. The decals continue to remind citizens
to notify the Police Department as soon as they
see or suspect any crime is being performed.
All Freeporters are urged to participate by
displaying these decals in prominent places.
This program has proved helpful in prevention
of crime. With consistent cooperation between
the citizenry and the Police Department Free-port
will be a safer and better place to live.
Courtesy of the Freeport Lions Club
Police Chief Anthony Elar, nltO,000 pairs of eyes program"
North Ocean Avenue, Freeport, N.Y. 11520
I want to keep my eyes open to help the '"»0,000 pairs of eyes program". Please furnish
"Public Eye" identification card. :
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. October 1973
Installing Outside Meter Reading Devices
Freeport's Deputy Mayor William White (right) reads a Water Meter from outside the hose, with
Edward Voelker, Supt. of Water Distribution, in the new remote control system.
The water meter will be read by plugging into the receptacle on the outside of the hone the remote
control device. When the buttons on the device are depressed, the gallons of water consumed are
recorded from the-water-meter inside. — — - . - -
Deputy Clerk Appointed
John T. Osborne, of Southside Avenue, Freeport,
has been appointed Deputy Village Clerk to re-place
Thomas DeVincenzo who was appointed Vil-lage
Mr. Osborne, 50, a veteran of World War II is
married and was graduated from Hunter College
in 1951. He attended Fordham later to study
Government Contract Administration.
The new Deputy Clerk brings to his new position
administrative experience from such firms as
Grumman-Aircraft, Reeves Instrument Corp., Fair-child
Camera and Instrument Corp.,.and Servo-mechanisms
Mr. Osborne will be acting in his new capacity
primarily in the areas of personnel, insurance
and general office administrative duties for the
Trustees: George H. Fair berg, Thomas J. Lovetidge, Lloyd E. Orr, William H. White
Village Clerk: Thomas DeVincenzo— Treasurer: Leonard D.B. Smith— Counsel: Oakley Gentry, Jr.
Village Appoints Narcotics Council
The Freeport Village Board has appointed a seven- new Freeport Council's members are professionals:
Survey on Drug Abuse
member Narcotics Guidance Council, "as a major
step towards providing a comprehensive preventive
and educational program on drug abuse," Mayor
Robert J. Sweeney announced.
The Council has been formed along New York State
guidelines, to comply with the provisions of the
Duryea Bill, which will make the Village eligible
for state funds to partially offset the cost of
the program, the Mayor said. The Council members
are all Freeport residents.
Chairman and Director is Jaddie Stewart, who has
been a drug abuse consultant to the New York
State Department of Education, and has had a
great deal of experience working with youth
groups. As required by the State, three of the
Or Emmett Campbell, a physician; Attorney Joseph
Leav, and a Clergyman, Rev. Eugene M. Mallette
of the Second Baptist Church.
The two youth members of the Council are June
Werner and Gordon Ross. The seventh member is
Mrs. Regina Landers, a registered nurse at South
Nassau Communities Hospital.
Mr. Stewart said the Council can be expanded to
nine members at a later date. He said it will
be the "umbrella" agency for the Village, coor-dinating
many committees working on various as-pects
of prevention and education in the struggle
against drug abuse. He said the Freeport Council
would welcome volunteer assistance from all in-terested
Volunteer Robert Paulik, left, helps Freeport Mayor Robert J. Sweeney with his questionnaire on
drug abuse attitudes, while Freeport Narcotics Guidance Director Jaddie Stewart reviews another
questionnaire with Dave Weiner, right. Narcotics Guidance Council volunteers interviewed Free-port
residents at supermarkets as part of an attitudinal survey on drugs.
If you would like to take an active part in the effort to alleviate the problems of drug abuse
in our Village, please also complete the following:
YES, I WISH TO VOLUNTEER WHATEVER SPARE HOURS I CAN TO WORK ON A COMMITTEE AND ASSIST THE NAR-COTICS
NAME PHONE NO.
ANY SPECIAL INTERESTS.
The Freeport Narcotics Guidance Council is conducting a survey on community attitudes towards
- drug abuse. Please participate in this survey and help your community by completing the ques-tionnaire
below. Circle your answer to each question, true or false. Then clip this page and
mail to Council Director Jaddie Stewart, c/o Village Hall, *t6 No. Ocean Avenue, Freeport, N. Y.
It is not necessary to give your name,but please indicate here the street on which you live:
1. Youth are addicted from all income levels of society. (T - F)
2. All dope fiends are mentally retarded. (T - F)
3. Barb'ituates.in your medicine cabinet can lead to addiction. (T - F)
^. Drugs are a problem in your community. (T - F)
5. The first dose of heroin can kill you. (T - F)
6. Once a junkie always a junkie. (T - F)
7. Are parentrchild discussions on drug abuse helpful. (T - F)
8. A "friend" will probably introduce you to drugs. (T - F)
9. Some people take dope to gain a sense of belonging. (T - F)
10. An addict will do anything to keep from getting sick. (T - F)
11. All addicts say they will never get hooked. (T - F)
12. Snorting, skin popping and main lining can all lead to addiction. (T - F)
13. An addict is basically a criminal. (T - F)
H. The abuse of "soft" drugs are as dangerous as "hard" drugs. . (T - F)
15. An addict is basically a sick person. (T - F)
16. There are not enough treatment facilities for addicts. (T - F)
17. Community awareness training in the dangers of drug abuse could be very helpful. (T - F)
18. Community sensitivity to the root causes of drug abuse should be offered. (T - F)
19. Drug abuse can lead into a life style for which you are wholly unprepared. (T - F)
20. A Drug Abuse Training Institute would be very helpful. (T - F)
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