Police Patrols To Be Augmented
Over Fourth Of July
Completion of a new swimming pool at Jones Beach State Park,
constructed at a cost of $ 1,900,000, and located at the East
Bathhouse will be open for public use beginning this Friday,
June 23. The Olympic- size pool, complete with separate diving
and wading areas and spacious sundecks, with modern dressing
rooms and lockers, will relieve overcrowding at the West Bathhouse
pool, the only other swimming and diving facility at the park.
The design provides for a movable roof over the new pool to be
built in the future. .
Nassau Police Commissioner
Francis B. Looney reported that
regular patrols will be augmented
over the Fourth of July
weekend by special patrols cruising
the county on the lookout for
Starting next week 16 two- man
motor patrols will be assigned to
cut down the firework hazard by
seeking out violators. All other
patrols will be alerted to intensify
their activity in this area,
too. And, at the same time, one
car in each precinct will be equipped
with a public address system
and will tour its precinct warning
of the dangers of fireworks.
Last year, 50 persons were injured
by fireworks. Most were
County police are distributing
approximately 400,000 pamphlets
in county schools warning of the
dangers of fireworks. The pamphlet
notes that fireworks possession,
sale, or use can result
in a 90 day prison sentence or a
fine of $ 100, or both.
Ninety- two persons received
summoneses or were arrested
last year for the illegal sale, use
or possession of fireworks.
Pool Additives Can Be Dangerous
Nassau Police Commissioner
Francis B. Looney warned owners
of backyard swimming pools,
that pool- additives could be dangerous
if not used according to
" i t has come to our attention,"
he said, " that some injuries have
occurred when directions on containers
of chlorine additives have
not been followed."
He warned specifically against
the use of metal containers for
mixing the swimming pool additives,
and against mixing the
chlorine additive with anything
the word bargain
ring to it
One of the biggest bargains you'll find anywhere is your
telephone. You can do more with it, dial more people, get them
faster than ever before. And despite these improvements in
service, some telephone costs have actually gone down.
More than 40',"*. of the New York State calls you paid long
distance charges on ten years ago are now local
calls. And since 1940, there has been an overall decrease
in long distance rates.
That's why we say that when the telephone rings, it has
the ring of a bargain. A real, lasting bargain. If talk is cheap,
blame it on the phone company.
New York Telephone
Part of the Nationwide Bell System
Chlorine is a highly toxic gas
and , in addition, can explode if
improperly handled in either
liquid or powder form.
At the same time, Looney urged
residents of the county to exercise
care in the use of all insecticides
and to use proper
precautions in the handling of
" In every instance, care should
be used in the handling of chemicals
and instructions on containers
should be followed faithfully."
Calls For Action
To Offset Crime
Assemblyman Frank Mc-
Closkey this week called for immediate
State action to offset the
. soaring rate of crime in the suburbs.
Noting " alarming statistics"
released recently by the office
of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover,
McCloskey urged that the Joint
Legislative Committee on Crime
be convened " to develop remedial
In a wire to State Senator John
Hughes, chairman, McCloskey
pointed out that Hoover's report
shows an 8% increase in forcible
rape during the past year.
" I have seen a reflection of
these figures in my home
county," McCloskey declared,
" and I also have heard the voice
of my constituents demanding that
steps be taken to preclude increases
in the crime rate in all
" Nassau families are increasingly
concerned about walking in
our streets after dark. The
sooner we come to grips with this
problem, the better it will be for
Captain Harvey Alan Kolker,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Morris
Kolker of 84 Aster St., Massa-pequa
Park, has completed a one-year
medical internship at Walter
Reed General Hospital, Washington,
Prior to entering the military
in 1966, Captain Kolker earned
his bachelor's degree in chemistry
form Pratt Institute, Brooklyn,
and his medical degree from
the University of New York Down-state
Medical Center, Brooklyn
where he graduated sum ma cum
Capt. Kolker, his wife, Madeleine,
and their daughter live at
2508 Ross Road, Silver Spring,
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