A GOOD NEIGHBOR
The Nassau County Drug Abuse & Addiction Commission
offers services in the following areas.
The Nassau County Drag Abuse and Addiction
Coaission offers inforation, screenings,
diagnostic, referral and treatment services
to people deeply involved in. the, drug ex-perience
and their families.
If the individual is already prepared or can
be convinced to seek help, the first step is
to take nil to the Walk-In Clinic.
THE WALK-IN CLINIC
is located at 320 Old Country Road, Garden
City. The clinic is open Monday through
Thursday from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. No appoint-ment
Drug addicts requiring detoxification before
treatment can proceed will be referred to the
detoxification unit at Meadowbrook Hospital.
Others deemed treatable within available model
alities are referred directly into Oat-Patieat
Appropriate groups for various kinds of drag-involved
individuals are in session both af-ternoon
and evening, Monday through Friday.
Individuals who require a nre intensive res-idential
program are referred from these
groups to Topic House.
PARENTS 8, WIVES GROUPS
Various groups for the families of drug-involved
individuals meet nightly. Partici-pation
begins with a six-week orientation
program followed by referral to the appropri-ate
Topic House is a residential therapeutic
community which is based on the philosophy
of "self help." Administered by trained ex-addicts
and professional staff, this coamuni-ty
attacks and changes irresponsible behavior.
As the resident progresses toward maturity,
he may obtain outside eeployment while con-tinuing
to live at the House. Ultimately,
he will leave the therapeutic coanunity and
return to society as a useful citizen.
TIESE SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE TO ALL RESIDENTS
OF NASSAU COUNTY INCLUDING FREEPORTERS. FOR
-: DAY PHONE 535-3223
NIGHT PHONE 334-8391
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.
CLEAN IP-MINT IP-FIX UP
SPRING IS A TIME OF BEAUTY - SO LET US TURN
OUR THOUGHTS INTO ACTIONS AND MAKE THIS CLEAN-UP,
PAINT-UP, FIX-UP MONTH FOR THE VILLAGE OF
FREEPORT. THE COOPERATION OF ALL - RESIDENTS,
MERCHANTS AND ORGANIZATIONS - IS NEEDED TO
MAKE THIS CAMPAIGN SUCCESSFUL. YOU CAN START
THE "BROOM SWEEPING" BY CLEANING UP YOUR OWN
PROPERTY, DISPOSING PROPERLY OF DEBRIS AND
LITTER, MAKING NEEDED REPAIRS OR PAINTING YOUR
HOUSE, EITHER AS OWNER OR TENANT. RECOMMEND
TO YOUR CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS TO GET THE YOUIt
TO UNDERTAKE SOME PHASE OF THIS CLEAN-UP,
FIX-UP, PAINT-UP CAMPAIGN - LIKE CLEANING UP
VACANT LOTS OR ASSISTING AN ELDERLY NEIGHBOR
IN CLEANING UP OR FIXING UP HIS PROPERTY. ALL
VILLAGE DEPARTMENTS ARE PRESENTLY ENGAGED IN
A VISUAL INSPECTION PROGRAM TO HELP KEEP OUR
VILLAGE A MORE PLEASANT PLACE TO LIVE AND TO
INCREASE THE VALUE OF YOUR PROPERTY. DO YOUR
PART FOR AN ATTRACTIVE COMMUNITY.
VISIT THE FREEPORT MUSEUM
The Freeport Museum, 350 South Main Street,
is now open Sundays for the 1970-71 season
froa 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. Admission is free.
In addition to the continuing display on
Freeport H.story, there is a new display en-titled
"HOME ENTERTAINMENT FROM DAYS GONE BY".
Featured in this exhibit is a collection of
games of yesteryear, sterippticons, antique
cameras, early phonographs and even a 1938
television set. .
Those who haven't been to the museum in recent
years will also enjoy viewing .the extensive
early fishermen's exhibit bringing to light
Freeport's early waterfront heritage. Addi-tions
of real interest have now been made to
this exhibit to attract the interest of those
who have visited before. Bring the children.
There's much for them to enjoy, too.
Tratecs: George H. FaMwig, Thomas J. LoreUge, Lloyd E. Orr, WflBam H White
VBage CM: Joha J. MacDoaatd - Tieasmr. Leourd D.R Serf* - Conad: Oakley Gentry, b.
PRELIMINARY PLANS FOR COMMUNITY CENTER
The Park Coenission has submitted to the
Village Board a preliminary prograa and design
for the permanent cosaunity center to be built
at Hanse Parko These plans were prepared by
the CoBaission with the assistance of the pro-fessional
consultants, Planning Associates,
DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: Final deteraination of
the prograa that will be conducted in Freeport's
Cocamity Center will coae after occupancy of
Stecbuildiago Enough flexibility will be in-corporated
into the design of the center to
G~3bls the prograo to change as need dic-tates<>
The Freeport CoEonmity Center will
provide for the following categories of acttt*-
ities: SOCIAL ACTIVITIES - dances, parties,,
dinners, and banquets. SPORTS- basketball,,
volleyball, skating, badainton, handball,
squash, etc0 AQUATICS - swiataing, diving,
life saving, skin and Scuba0 MUSIC - orchestra
or band, records, choral, coabos0 DRAMATICS -
ousical shows, plays0 ARr- painting, sketch-ing,
sculpture, photography, etc0: CRAFTS -
ceramics, jewelry, weaving, woodwork, etc.
HEALTH CLUB (Fitness) - men and woaen0 IN-FORMAL
GAMES AND LOUNGIHG0 COMMUNITY ACTIVI-TIES
- civic aeetings, parent groups, scouts,
The tentative plans, for the center call for the
following facilities: A Gyanasiuoo A Multiple
Use Auditorium, A general Recreation Building.
An Indoor-Outdoor type Swinaiing Pool Coaplex.
An Outdoor Ice Rink. Play Apparatus Areas.
Multiple Use Court Gases Area.
GYMNASIUM - where a variety of .indoor physi-cal
activities will be conducted. They in-clude:
Fitness Programs for adults. Basket-ball
Leagues. Gymnastics. Volleyball. Bad-minton.
Wresting,, Judo. Adaptive activi-ties
for handicapped children and adults.
The programs will not duplicate activities
or programs conducted in the schools' intra-
Bural or inter-scholastic athletic prograss.
MULTIPLE-USE AUDITORIUM - will be a small
theatre-type facility capable of acco&tmodat?
ing between 300 and WO people. It will
serve a nuaber of different prograa functions
which are summarized as follows: Musical
shows. Dramatic productions by children.
Community theatre groups. Dances. Exhibits
such as flower shows, art shows, hobby shows£•
etc. Movies. Civic meetings and other coc-
Dunity aeetings. Baton twirling instruction.
Goad and orchestra rehearsals. Choral
groups. Adult education type prograns0
Other coraunity events needing this type of
GEfiERAL RECREATION BUILDING - "nerve" center
of the entire cooaunity recreation coaplex.
Gaoe Roos - an essential part of any recrea-tion
building and will be designed to in-clude
billiards, ping pong, checkers and
chess tables, and, in soae cases, junior size
billiard tables and other games. Music Rooo-a
saall rooa to be used for listening to rec-ords,
another to accommodate a choral or in-struaeatal
group, which will be sound proof.
Art Rooa. Crafts Center - activities in-volving
such aedia as leather, yarn, wood,
metal, caly, shells, and others. Snack Bar
and Kitchen. Pre-Kindergarten Rooa (Pre-K).
A separate rooa with furniture, and equipment
scaled to this young age group. Senior Cit-izens
Rooa - separate, permanent rooo with
kitchenette and coafort station facilities
easily accessible for the elderly. Miscell-aneous
Activities - there are a nuaber of
other activities which Bay be conducted -
cooking classes, hobby groups such as col-lected
(stamps, coins, etc.), dance in-struction,
IdDOOR-OUTDOOR SUITING POOL COMPLEX: The
specific type of aquatic activities that will
be conducted in the proposed indoor-outdoor
pool complex include: Instruction of Non-
Swicaerso Instruction for Swiesers. Water
Safety, life Saying and Survival Swissing.
Competitive Swioaing. Diving. Synchronized
Swiasing. Skin and Scuba Diving - this
ptivity will also be conducted on a club
So Hater Shows and Pageants. Recrea-tional
Swimming,, Swisming for Handicapped
People. Water Polo and Basketball. Occa-sional
Activities - canoeing, boating,
bait,spin and fly casting. Also, the pool
eight be used on occasions for research ac-tivity
and splash parties.
ICE RIBK - The types of activities normally
conducted on an ice rink include the follow-ing:
Recreational Skating. Instructional
Skating. Figure Skating Club. Hockey.
Ice Shows and Pageants. Speed Skating.
Susaer Activity - roller skating, dances,
shows, court gaaes(by use of plastic tape
to lay lines down)
GAME COURT AREA - a dultiple use game court
area to accomaodate the following activities:
Basketball. Volleyball. Peddle Tennis.
Badointon. Table Tenniso
Breaking ground for construction of the new Senior Citizens low-rent garden apartment development
are Mayor Robert J. Sweeney, left, Freeport Housing Authority Executive Director John Williams,
and Authoity Chairman John Mack. One hundred more units are being built on the South Main Street
site, at a cost of $2,313,000, totally financed by the federal government. The apartraents are for
Freeporters only, with a two-year residency requirement. At the groundbreaking ceremonies Herman
Hillsan, representing the N.Y. Regional Office of the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Agency,
praised Freeport for an outstanding housing prograa. He noted that Freeport had pioneered in pro-viding
housing for those residents who could not afford adequate accoaodatioris froa their own
resources. He said Freeport was the absolute "first" on Long Island with Senior Housing, and first
with the new rehabilitation housing program which will make home ownership possible for moderate
income Freeport families.
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