LET'S KEEP OUR WATERFRONT CLEAN!
Village ordinances forbid the. dumping of trash from boats, or
'from shore. A heavy fine awaits violators. According to the ordi-nances,
there shall be no discharge of toilets and no deposit of "sew-age,
offal, ashes, garbage, waste or other offensive1 or rejected
materials either from the shore or from any undocumented vessel
into any waters within or bounding the village to 1,500 feet from
SAFETY HINTS FROM POLICE CHIEF PETER ELAR
Spot-check your car regularly -- lights, wipers, horn, defroster
and cleanliness of windows. If your auto pulls to the right or left,
have the brakes checked now by a mechanic, and also have him make
a 6g eneral service check•.
4TH OF JULY PARADE, CONCERT, SHOW AND FIREWORKS
The Firemen will present their ninth annual show at the Muni-cipal
Stadium on the evening of Thursday, July 4. Opening at 8 P. M.
when the firefighters and apparatus parade into the Stadium, it will
include a band concert, firemanic drills, comedy acts, stock car
racing by women drivers, a demonstration by the Police Canine
Corps dogs (a new feature this year), simulated house and car fires
and about one hour of fireworks. John S. Marra and Louis Medaglia
are co-chairmen of the committee.
General admission is $1 for adults, 50£ for children under 12
years old; or reserved seats cost $1.25. Tickets in the Reserved
Seat Section may be purchased now at any firehouse, and inaddition
tickets may be bought all day at the Stadium on July 4. If it rains,
the program will take place on Monday evening, July. 8.
. - ... . WAT ER^ PUMPAG E UP. 2 L9-.MIL.L ION GALLONS
Freeport's Water Department last year pumped 1,368,820,415
gallons, an all time high. This was the sixth year more than a bil-lion
gallons had been pumped annually. The figures appear in a re-port
filed with the Village Board and the Municipal Board of Water
and Light Commissioners by William E. Crevoiserat, Water Super-intendent.
Last year a severe dry season added to the normal in-crease,
raising the 1961 figure by 219,425. 931 gallons.
LEAGUES AND CONTEST TOURNAMENTS
(1) Imior and Senior High Twilight basketball leagues will be play-ed
at Northeast, Northwest and Randall Parks. (2) Handball leagues
and tournaments are planned throughout the summer along with many
A PUBLIC INFORMATION BULLETIN OF THE VILLAGE OF FREEPORT
ROBERT J. SWBENSY. MAYOR
HENRY M. ALTENGARTBN
FRANK W. 8OMER8
GEORGE H. FAIRBERG
• FRANCIS J. MUBSO
JOHN J. MAC DONALD
LEONARD D. B. SMITH
JOHN O. TBSSIER
•TELEPHONE FR 8-4OOO
"The Boating and Fishing Capital of the East"
RECREATION DEPARTMENT SUMMER PLAYGROUND SCHEDULE
June 24-August 16, plus post season program. Location: Northwest,
Northeast and Randall Parks.
Activity Days - Mon. ,Tues. , Wed.,and Fri. , 9 A. M. to 5 P. M.
Thurs. , 10 A. M. to 5 P. M.
Saturdays and Sundays all playgrounds will be open and supervised
for informal use and will have self directed activities from 10 A. M.
to 6 P. M.
All programs in the summer playground schedule will be geared to
the elementary, junior and senior high school agelevels andwill have
competent recreation leaders directing all activities. Daily activities
will consist of:
(1) Self directed activities - nok hockey, horseshoe pitching, bean
bag games, rope jumping, basketball, and many other quiet games
as well as active games.
(2) Tournaments and Contests - in all the above activities as.well - -
as checkers, chess, table tennis, foul shooting, plus suggestions
from the children themselves as to their interest.
(3) Each park will have special events for the children.
(4) Crafts and Dramatics: Hand crafts of varying nature will be of-fered
plus activities of an art nature, on Monday, Wednesday and
Friday at each park. Dramatics - teen-age theatre and'many other
facets of dramatics will be offered and supervised by professional
and volunteer leaders from the community, on Tuesday and Thurs-day
at each park.
Many other activities will be offered during the summer.
Weekly themes at all Parks. Children must be at least seven (7)
years of age to participate in the regular scheduled playground act-ivities.
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SUMMER PLAYGROUND SCHEDULE (CQNT'D. )
First Week - Week at the Zoo
Second Week - Hobo Convention
Third Week - Frontier Week
Fourth Week - Olympic Week
Fifth Week - A week at the UN
Sixth Week - Hobby Week
Seventh Week - Art Festival Week
Eighth Week - Carnival Week
Frontier Show Down
Foreign Costume Parade
Contests on most unusual Hobby
Bottletop Carnival Day
Other Special Events
Boating clinics, Senior Citizens Dinner, Cub Scout Olympics - Ran-dall
Park, Senior Citizens Picnic, Elks Club Track Meet - July 15,
1963, plus many other special activities,of an aesthetic and athletic
Course8--Dog Obedience Course (6 weeks) every Thursday evening
beginning June 6, 7:30 P. M. Randall Park. Registration fee $ 3.
This program is co-sponsored with the German Shepherd Dog Club
of Long Island and Freeport Recreation Department.
Tennis Instruction will be offered for Freeport children who are 11
years of age or older. All equipment will be provided by the Recrea-tion
Department at Northeast Park Monday through Thursday with
Friday being used for tournaments and special events on the tennis
Monday through Thursday; Girls 11 to 14 yrs. of age - 10:15 A. M.
to 11:00 A. M.; Boys 11 to 13 yrs. of age - 11:15 A. M. to 12:OONoon;
Girls 15 to 18 yrs. of age - 12:15 P. M. to 1:00 P. M. ; and Boys 14 to
18 yrs. of age - 2:00 P. M. to 3:00 P.M.
Group Adult Tennis Instructions at Northeast Park will be offered on
Monday. Wednesday and Friday evenings. The first class begins on
July 1, and will meet each of the above mentioned evenings from 6 to
7 Pe M.- for a conc.entrated program of instruction in the area of tech-niques,
and rules and regulations of the game. Interested adults
please register at the recreation office. Registration fee $ 3.
Open Tennis - for teen-agers and adults 3:30 to 6:30 P.M. Monday
through Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday. On the spot tennis
tickets can be obtained from the tennis court attendant on Saturdays
Instructional Swi-mming - Classes and dates will be announced later.
Classes will be for youngsters age 8 to 14 years of age as of June 1st.
All instruction will be by qualified Red Cross certified recreational
Volunteer junior and adult leaders. Any resident wishing to assist
Freeport Recreation Program at their local park please visit the
recreation office and sign up.
RECREATION PHONE-8:30-4:30,FR8-4000. After hours FR8-4007.
.MUNICIPAL BUILDING TO CLOSE JULY 5
The Municipal Building will close on July 5, the day after In-dependence
Day. This will give most village employees a four -day
weekend, but all services essential on July 5 will be performed.
USE OF NAME WAS NOT APPROVED, SAYS FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Freeport Fire Department has learned that some individuals
or groups have been using the departments name to gain entry into
homes for the purpose of selling or demonstrating a type of product
or equipment to be used in the home. ••••
Chief Patrick Cotignola arid Publicity Chairman Irving S. Gray
issued the following statement:
"The Fire Department does not engage in any telephone or per-sonal
contact program in order to be invited Into any residents'
homes for any purpose whatsoever^. It also has not authorized the
use of its name to any groups or individuals for this purpose."
Commenting that each autumn the Fire Department does authorize
a Donation Drive through the mail and door-to-door solicitation, the
statement added that firemen themselves make visits during this
drive and always carry the proper credentials.
NEW APPOINTMENTS TO FREEPORT CITIZEN GROUPS
TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMITTEE
Warren G. Schubert
Francis J. Musso, Jr.
(Milton Danziger, Chairman)
BEAUTIFICATION & AREA
(Charlotte Tessier, Chairman)
FREEPORT HOUSING AUTHORITY BUSINESS & INDUSTRIAL
Jack Leff DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Rev. E. Mitchell Mallette James Fortunate
(John Mack, Chairman) (RoyjCacciatore, Chairman)
ELECTRICAL LICENSING BOARD i
Anthony J. Montenigro, Acting Chairman
Lawrence Perez and Frank McKenna
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NO TRASH PICK-UP ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 3
Sanitation Department men will omit entirely their usual once-a-
week trash pick-up on Wednesday, July 3. They will be assigned
instead to the garbage collection they usually would make on Thurs-day,
Independence Day. Trash collections will resume a week later
on July 10 with the usual Wednesday pick-up.
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