BETHPAGE PUBLIC LIBRAHY
VOL. 30 NO. 5
YOUR OFFICIAL HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER
Island Trees, Plainedge, Seaford, Old Bethpage & Plainview
FEBRUARY 2-8, 1996 40 CENTS
DUNE STABILIZATION PROJECT MEDAL OF HONOR AWARDED TO
A HUGE SUCCESS ADAM RYAN BY TOM GULOTTA
Cold temperature tempered by sunny skies greeted the more than
400 volunteers who participated in the 8th Annual Town of Oyster Bay
Christmas Tree Recycling/Dune Stabilization Project at Tobay Beach
on January 20. Working alongside Town crews, volunteers "planted"
more than 2,000 recycled Christmas trees, as well as 52,800 stalks
of dune grass. Here, Town Councilmen Thomas L. Clark (fourth from
left), Angelo A. Delligatti (second from left), Leonard B. Symons (right),
Joseph D. Muscarella (left) and Anthony F. Altimari (third from left
holding son, Christopher); Massapequa Park Village Mayor George
Nussbaum (third from right), Massapequa Park Village Trustee Scott
Wiss (second from right) and Deputy Town supervisor Charles Johnson
(fourth from right) join a group, of youngsters including members of
Hicksville Cub Scout Pack #381 as they "plant" discarded Christmas
trees in the dunes. Volunteers were fortified with clam chowder, hot
chocolate, coffee,tea, and donuts thanks to the generosity of the Village
of Massapequa Park, the Hicksville Fire District, the Fox Hollow Inn,
Frank M. Flower & Son, and BCI Industrial Catering, Ipc. Kraemer Co
Nassau County Executive Thomas S. Gulotta hugs 13 year old Adam
Ryan of Atlantic Beach, who received the County Medal of Honor
during Gulotta's recent State of the County Address.
Adam came to the aid of a four year-old neighbor last May who
had been dragged by a school bus that hit him. Adam ran after the
bus to get the driver to stop the vehicle!
A T T E N T I O N
Last Week Newsday made am error
in listing the Nassau County Legislator
who represents Bethpage,
DOES REPRESENT BETHPAGE
IN THE 17th DISTRICT.
To Contact Him, Call
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