You can make your neighbor-hood
a more pleasant place to live
and increase the value of; your
property. You can help the Vil-lage
of Freeport to be clean and
attractive by observing the
Do's For Home Amd Business
DO maintain your home or bus-iness
establishment by painting
and repairing. Village Ordinances
require painting of all wooden
surfaces to prevent deterioration.
This is being strictly enforced by
the Building Department.
DO maintain your garages and
fences and keep them repaired
and painted. Maintain your
lawns, gardens and yards for
beauty and cleanliness. Pick up
all litter including any at curb-side.
Cut down weeds between
sidewalk and curb.
DO have proper rubbish and
garbage receptacles with covers
in sufficient number. All contain-ers
must be kept closed, including
the large commercial dumpster
Do remove trash around your
house, yard, fence or hedge.
'Clean unsightly litter accumula-tion
from wire fences; bushes and
hedges. Put out trash at curb for
DO call for special pick-ups for
large or bulky items, such as dis-carded
refrigerators, stoves and
.such. Put weeds, leaves, grass
The Village's Water, Bectric
^ Building> Departments are
warning homeowners that unless
their water service has been
properly grounded, there is a
danger of electrocution. . This
danger exists when the original
copper and/or galvanized con-nection
between the house and
water main has been repaired or
replaced by a plumber with
To insure safety, all new and
repaired services involving plastic
must be grounded by an electri-cian
licensed by the Village. The
cuttings, etc. in plastic bags for.
DO use litter baskets when you
are in the business districts. Keep
a litter .bag in your car or boat.
PO report vacant lots that are
in need of cleaning. Under Village
ordinances if the property owner
'does not clean his lot the Village
will have it done by a contractor
and the cost will be charged
against the property.
Don't Hart Yoor Village
DON'T confuse or mix traslror
garbage. Trash is burnable items
only, such as paper, rags, pieces
of wood, and is to be put out for
collection only on trash days.
DON'T put out excessive
amounts of trash for pick-up on
one day. If you have a large
amount, put only part of it outside
on any trash day and hold the
rest for the next week's pick-up.
DON'T put trash out jbefore
6 PM on the night prior to trash
DON'T sweep leaves, twigs,
grass clippings, etc. into gutter.
Pick them up and put them into
closed • containers for trash
If you are a businessman,
DON'T pile • boxes and crates
alongside your dumpster. Break
them down to flat units and put
them in the containers. Use con-tainers
of adequate size to handle
all of your trash.
electrician must obtain a permit
from the Building Department
which insures that his work will
!be inspected by the New York
Board of Fire Underwriters to be
sure that the grounding require-ments
have been met in accord-ance
with the National Electrical
Code. There is a fee to the home-owner
for the Underwriter's
•Homeowners unsure of the
grounding of their service are
urged to have it checked out by a
Village-licensed electrician im-.
The Second Annual ''Arty
Party" of. the Arts Coun
Freeport will be held on Su_
April 25, from 5 to 9 pm at
Freeport Recreation Center.
Honorea guest at the affair will
be actress and. television person-ality
Kitty Carlisle Hart who now
- serves as Chairwoman of the New
York State Council on -the Arts.
Mrs. Hart will receive the
Council's ARTY (Art Recognition
Tribute) for her work in support of
the arts on Long Island. Assem-blyman
Arthur Kremer, who
chairs the State Ways and Means
Committee, and Assemblyman
Armand D'Amato, Ranking
Minority Member of the State
Committee on Tourism, Arts and
Sports, co-chair the Honorary
Committee for the event. They
lead the list of distinquished
business and civic leaders who
have lent support to the evening.
Serving as co-chairwoman of the
Arty .Party planning committee
are Freeporters Mary Westring
i and Jane Fenyo.
Tickets, wihicn are tax de-ductible,
are $40 per person and
include a generous buffet, live
music for "dancing and an open
bar. The Arts Council will trans-form
the Upper Deck Lounge of
the Center with original art and
unique decorations for the
A highlight of the evening will
be the drawing for prizes in the
Arts Council's spring raffle.
Council Friends have gathered
more than 30 unusual and ex-citing
prizes worth many hun-dreds
of dollars. A New York City
weekend package, complete with
hotel and theatre tickets, a Kodak
colorburst #250 camera, a water-bed
and heater, a helicopter ride
around Manhattan, tickets to
"Annie" and to the Alvin Alley
Dance Theatre, works by prom-inent
local artists, a music lesson
with jazz artist Lee Evans, and
dinner for two at local restaurants
are only some of the prizes to be
won. Individual chances, again
tax deductible, are available at SI
each with a book of 12 costing
$10. The sale of seven raffle
books will entitle the seller to one.
ticket for the Arty Party.
Raffles and Arty Party reserva-tions
are available through the'
Arts Council office at the Recrea-tion
Center. The phone number is
"A* Public Information Bulletin
of The Village Of Freeport
46. North Ocean Avenue
Telephone FReeport 8-4000
William H. White, Mayor
Public Meetings on the 1st. and 3rd. Mondays of the Month at 8:00 P.M.
John and Michele Birkholz (center) are welcomed to northeast Freeport by Homeflnders Director
Rjamona Crook (I.), Northeast Freeport Civic Association President Fran Campion (2nd from left) and
NEFCA's Executive Vice President and Treasurer Tom and Denlse Brpccallno (right). The Blrkholz's.
' presently residents of Merrlck, will be moving into their new Parsons Avenue housejsurrently being
constructed under the federal 235 program which offers a 7Vi% jnterest mortgage. NEFCA has been
working with the Homefinders Service to attract purchasers to the program which Is seeing custom
houses being built on land in the northeast which was turned over to the developers for $1 by the
trustees: uorolhy Storm, Alfred Slrfln, James dark, Ylmotfiy Peternana
Village Clerk: Thomas DaVlncenzo; Treasurer: James J. Lyons; Counsel: MJeheal Sctomon
Nine-year-old Lee Ann Moltzen, a member of the state championship
Apache II Twirlers, is congratulated on her achievements by Mayor
William White and Freeport Chamber of Commerce President Jo
Cona. In solo competition, Lee Ann has won 19 first place trophies and
33 medals;. Five of the trophies were won at the recent USTA contests
held in Centereach and Elwood at which both Apache II teams also took
; first place. The Freeport Recreation Department twirling teams are
directed by Jill and Lorie Comerford and sponsored by Jo and Frank
Cona, owners of the Apache II Fish Market. The Apache II Twirlers will
be hosting a day-long championship competition at the Recreation
Center on April 4 which is expected to attract twirlers from throughout
the East Coast. The public is invited to attend for a small admission fee.,
The annual concert by the
Freeport Fire Department Band
for the benefit of the Amyothro-phic
- Lateral -Sclerosis -(Lou
Gehrig's Disease) Foundation will
be held on Friday, March 26, at
the Freeport High School be-ginning
at 8:15 pm.
The award-winning band will
present a full program from
popular selections to classical.
Special guests will be inter-national
jazz artists including
singer Maxine Sullivan, pianist
Bill Jones and John Mince on the
Tickets are $4 each and may be
purchased in" advance or at the
door. All proceeds will go to the
ALS Foundation as has been the
case since the son of a band
member was diagnosed as having
the disease and from which he
has since died. Last year's ticket
sales and concert journal ads
raised over $7,000.
Tickets and further information
may be obtained by calling:
-List your house with the free HomefindersService, a unique government
operation. Buyers are waiting.
" Take advantage of this successful sefvice which has sold hundreds
of houses by bringing together buyer and seller.
Frefiport tomdiddes^ Ssrace
% Worth Ocean Mversye, torn
), .Eat. 296-7
has been invited to
participate in this month's
"Battle of the Villages" to see
which community in Nassau
County can generate the most
volunteers-forthe Big Brothers/
Sisters local chapter of the nation-al
organization. Big Brothers/
Sisters assigns responsible adult
volunteers to single parent
children in order that these
youngsters might realize their full
potential as human beings and
avoid conflict with society. It is a
There Is A Need
0 There are over 40,000 single
parent children in the County.
° Of the children in the County's
Big Brothers/Sisters, 31% are
black or hispanic and 67% are
white. Most live at home and are
between the ages of seven and 19.
0 Single parent children are four
times as likely to quit school and
six times as likely to be arrested.
. A child placed in a state institu-tion
by the Juvenile justice sys-tem
can cost taxpayers upwards
of $30,000 per year.
0 A research study of 400 children
involved in Big Brothers/Sisters
showed that 90% made more
friends, 82% improved their
1 school conduct, 91% improved
their self image and 100%
improved on scholastic achieve-ment
0 Currently 285 Nassau County
children in the program are
actively matched with their adult
volunteer. Some 125 are awaiting
such a match. .
i The Program- - ---
° One-to-one relationship is the
o Three to five hours of volunteer
Mayor William White dipped into the candy supply to welcome to his
office Diane Sowed, a student at Bayvlew Avenue School, and George
Damrau who attends Dodd Junior High School. The children came as '•
representatives of Nassau County's Big Brothers/Sisters program
which assigns repsonsible adult volunteers to single parent children for '
the benefits of a one to one relationship. Freeport will be a participant
in this March's "Battle of the Villages," to see what community can
come up with the most new volunteers. Diane is one of 125 children
waiting to be matched with a volunteer while George already has a Big
Brother. Residents interested in volunteering are urged to call
.time per week with a minimum
commitment of a year is neces-sary.
The average Big Brother or
Sister spends $300 per year on
costs incidental to the relation-ship.
All expenses are tax-
: deductible including 124 per mile.
' °--Orientation -and -training - of
volunteers are provided by staff
and staff support is provided on a
0 There are monthly group activi-ties
plus discounts to various
places of interest such as movies
and sports events.
Residents who wish to volun-teer
are urged to call 489-7440.
When calling, please identify
yourself as living in Freeport and
as of having been alerted of the
need for volunteers by the Village
The Village's Annual Organiza-tion
Meeting will be held on
Monday, April 5, at Village Hall,
beginning at 8 pm. It is at this
meeting that the Board of
Trustees appoints various depart- f
ment heads and chairmen and;
members of. the Village's Com-,
missions, Boards and Com-;
The public is welcome to
Loose' dogs are not only a;
: nuisance, but can also prove to be
a real threat to children and other
Residents continually seeing a.
dog running loose, are urged to
call the Town of Hempstead Dog
Warden at SU5-5220,
In order to recover a dog that
;has been picked up by Jhe Dog1
Warden, it is necessary for the
owner to identify the dog at the
!pound, pay a redemption fee of;
i $10 to the JVillage and-present a ;
current dog license. If no license:
has been issued previously, it will
be necessary to obtain one at the :
time the dog is redeemed.
Dogs that are not properly'
identified and claimed by the
owners within six days' will be
destroyed in accordance with the
law as administered by the
Hempstead Town Animal Shelter. •
Dog owners who continually •
violate the law will be issued a
summons/when a complaint is
made and may be fined up to
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