Once again Fteeport will see a
summer of nautical events
including fishing tournaments
and the Annual Great Canoe
Fishing tournaments can be
fun for spectators as well as
anglers. All fishing clubs invite
the public to the weigh-ins to
view the sharks and other mon-sters
of the deep.
- The 'first"will -be the Hudson
Anglers Shark Tournament on
June 18 (rain date June 19). Entry
fee is $75 per boat and includes
chum and bait. Sixty percent of
the prize monies will be awarded
for the largest shark, 25 per cent
for the second and 15 per cent for
the third.'Deadline for weigh-in is
6:30 pm at the Town of Hemp-stead
Guy Lombardo Marina at
the foot of Guy Lombardo
Avenue. The public is welcome to
attend the weigh-in and partici-pate
in refreshments and fun.
Base for the tournament is the
Hudson Point Fishing Station
on Hudson • Avenue. Info:
The 8th Annual Charvin Open
Shark Tournament will be held
on July 2 out of Lou's Fishing
Station on Woodcleft Avenue.
The entry fee is $150 per boat
with bait. Half the prize money
will be awarded for the largest
shark, 20 per cent for second
largest and 10 per cent for the
third. Deadline for weigh-in . is
6 pm at the fishing station.
For the fourth year in a row,
boat builder/dealer Al Grover of
Woodcleft Avenue will sponsor
the "Grover Owners Fishing
Tournament and Festival" on
July 25, 26 and 27. The tourna-ment
is limited to Groverbuilt and
Mako boats and is a "for fun"
t event with a festive dinner and
' live music' under a tent. Entry
fee is $50 a boat with a five person
crew. Prizes will be awarded.
Weigh-ins will be held each day
at Charvin's Fishing Station at
the foot of Woodcleft. Info:
The 46-year-old Freeport Tuna
Gub will hold its Eighth Annual
Freeport Fishing Festival on
July 30 out of the Guy Lombardo
Marina. The fee of $180 includes
bait and tickets for five at the
tournament's dinner where prizes
Nautical Events JUNE 198
aucii as fishing tackle are award-ed.
There are no cash prizes.
Besides shark, tuna, billfish and
bluefish are brought in. Weigh-in
deadline at the Marina is 6 pm.
The tournaments are estab-lished
to promote and demon-strate
the excellent quality of
Long Island's fishing and pro-ceeds
of the tournaments go
towards support of marine
research projects and charitable
Annual Canoe, Races
The Ninth Annual Great Canoe
Races will be held on Sunday,
July 17. They are sponsored
by the Freeport Chamber of
Commerce in cooperation with
the Village government, Freeport
Tuna Club and U.S. Coast
Guard Auxiliary. They may be
viewed from the foot of Woodcleft
Avenue and from Waterfront
Park at the foot of South Long
Amateur paddlers may partici-pate
in the races. There is an
entry fee but many Freeport and
other area businesses annually
sponsor entries. Racers must be
registered in advance. Races
begin at 11 am and last until
approximately 3 pm. Trophies are
awarded at a buffet following the
This year's event will include
races between members of the
various "media? The 'New York
State Lottery is contributing
lottery tickets to be awarded to
the winners of that race who will
in turn donate them to a favorite
charity. Info: 378-7402.
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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 Jst,^n.d_.3rd..jyio.ndays of the Mo.ntb, at 8:00 P.M.
In Memory And For Beauty
Mrs. Vera Lyons, widow of Village Treasurer James Lyons, looks on as Mayor William White (center)
and Village Parks Department member John Mitchell place plaque at cherry tree planted at the
Village Green in.her husband's memory. It,'and another, a Bradford Pear planted in the memory of
Trustee Timothy Peternana, were purchased through donations to the newly-formed Freeport Tree
Restoration Committee. (See Story.)
Trustees: Dorothy Storm, Alfred Sirlin, James Clark, Vincen,t DiCostanzo
Village Clerk: Thomas DeVincenzo; Attorney: Harrison J. Edwards, Jr.; Treasurer: Thomas M. Molloy
Freeport Tree Restoration Committee
In recent years residents have,
expressed concern about the
number of curbside trees being
lost in the Village due to age,
disease and severe weather. Only
a systematic planting of young
trees now can .hope to maintain,
the heavily treed streets many'
generations -of Freeporters
have enjoyed. " .:'•"•. • "
It was determined "that re-plantings
by the Village -govern-'
mem would -put an- excessive
burden on the taxpayers. Instead,
Mayor William White proposed
that a volunteer, committee,-out-side
of Village government, could
be set up to accept donations for
the planting, of/new , curbside.
trees. - . - • - . . » . - —. •». - ••••
. Committee, Set Up
At the deaths last spring of
Trustee Timothy Peternana and
Village Treasurer James Lyons,
Village employees. Commission-ers,
Board members and", other
friends contributed funds for the
planting of two .trees in their
memory..Because of their govern-ment
affiliation, the flowering
trees were planted on the Village.
Green, next .to Village Hall,
rather than at curbside. Never-the
less, the Freeport Tree Resto-ration
Committee- became a
reality..Five additional trees are
currently being planted. :.
. How'Committee Works
A living tree,' growing to 35 feet
• tall in a relatively short time, is
felt to be. a suitable living mem-orial.
It is also a suitable marking
' o f time when it is planted at a
birth date, wedding, graduation,
anniversary or any other happy
Curbside trees must be of
sufficient-height when planted in
order to allow the passage of cars
underneath. Only certain species,
many flowering in the spring,-are
allowed at the curb under Village
Through the cooperation of At-lantic
Nursery, the Committee
can currently offer such trees at
$150. The Committee places a
plaque at the tree showing for
whom the tree was planted. A
.permanent hiap will be installed
shortly in Village Hall showing
where each tree is planted, for
. whom and the occasion. In addi-
, tion, the Committee sends
acknowledgement cards to all
,-'.' donors and an announcement of
the gift to the recipient or the
Beautification Effort •
• The replanting of curbside
trees requires the cooperation of
all property owners'. AH curbside'
trees are the responsibility of the
property owner. Those gifted
through this program with a
young tree are" asked to water it
through .its first growing season.
Its healthy growth will not .only
beautify the property, but will
mean a great deal to those who
donated funds to insure the future
greening of Freeport in the name
of.a loved one...... **»-..»..-.,» , „,,
The planting of new trees will
be done on a rotating, geographi-cal
basis — northeast, northwest,
southeast and southwest. The
specific location is at the discre-tion
of the Freeport Tree Restora:
tion Committee'with the coopera-tion
of the property owner.
The Committee has no funds to
take on the cost of the removal of
dead curbside trees or stumps.
That is the responsibility of the
property owner. Such curbside
areas would most likely not be
suitable for a new planting.
Further information may be
obtained by writing the -Freeport
Tree- Restoration- Committee at
272 South Ocean Avenue, Free-port,
The' •Freeport Kiwanis Club
and the; Village's Homefiriders
Service are again teaming'up to
show off.the Village of visitors.
For the past few years, house
tours?and boat tours have been
presented to demonstrate the
Village's varied housing stock,
rich history and attractions.
This year, six homeowners
have graciously consented to
allow •their.property to be viewed
by several hundred visitors on a
Sunday afternoon. Tour goers will
gather at the Freeport Recreation
Center, travel by bus to the
homes and then gather for a post-tour
reception at Waterfront
Park. Proceeds of the,$5 per per-son
tickets go towards the Ki-wanis
Club's various charitable
The famed World War II radio
commentator, Gabriel Heatter,
occupied several houses in Free-
Shi owing Off- T• h. e Village
port during the 30's and 40's.
The 1983 tour highlights one, an
all fieldstone house with leaded
windows and. huge stone fire-places
in both the living room
and master bedroom. The'present
owners have decorated it with
a wide array of antiques.
The owners :of'a neighboring
Victorian, with 12 feet high ceil-ings
and oversized rooms, have
traveled extensively in China and
their mementos form the overall
decor of their .home for a blend
reminiscent of what ship cap-tain's
home might have looked
. like.after sailing voyages to the
Orient. This large property also
has a large, restored barn which
has been used for community
barn dances. .
Also on (our is an unusual
frame Tudor house on beautiful
grounds which is a showcase for
many antiques, most particularly
in the large library.-
A 60-year-old' Dutch Colonial ' '
demonstrates the trend in Free-port
towards restoring "handy-man's
specials." It has been
lovingly restored down to the '•'
original sconces and wooden
floors. An old-fashioned
screened-in porch is treated as an
additional room in the warm
A former summer bungalow
on the open bay shows" a totally "'
unexpected feeling of space and
airiness created by'the removal
of walls between the living room,
kitchen, dining room and the
cathedral ceilinged music room.
In a more modern vein .is a
Ihrec bedroom ranch, also wiih a
view of the bay. The most unique
aspect of Ihc home is the use of
stained glass, created by Ihc
house's owner, both in its in-lerior
dccoralion and in its land- ' •
More Fines For Overoccupancies
Village Justice Ralph Franco
fined Ana Maria Torres of 36
Raynor Street a total of $2,000
at a recent court session. Torres
had been issued eight sum-monses
by the Building Depart-ment
for allowing the three-family
dwelling on Raynor Street '.
to be occupied by six families.
Specific summonses were for
allowing, four persons, to occupy
oneJ room without sufficient air;
for renting out two rooms in
the basement; for" failure -to pro-" '
vide sufficient heat; for failure
to keep the -hall 'area ieading to
the exit of the basement unen-cumbered;
for not providing a
hand,, rail for the basement .
stairs; and for allowing' the
storage ,of. combustible'- material ;•
next to the oil burner. Torres was
given 30 days by the Judge to
correct all violations at which
time the fines will be reduced.
Eloy Yndigoyen of 37 Overton.
Street was conditionally fined
$1,000 for allowing another fam-ily
to live with his own in the one-family
house. The fine covers the
overoccupancy violation; renting
a premise without a rental per-mit;
and for installing,^a,.kitchen ,-.
on the second floor without the
required permits from • the
The fine was $250 for Essie
Rhodes of 46 Leonard Avenue
who allowed another woman and
her family to reside with her
in the one-family ,. structure.
She was given 60 days to.remove
the tenant .at which time ,the fine
will be reduced to $50.
Sonia Dratch of 20 Roosevelt
Avenue will have to pay fines of
$500 because she failed to correct
the violations at her property
at 71. Prospect Street despite the
time allowed by Judge Franco..
She has allowed the one-family
house to be used as a two-family
by the renting of one room
with separate bath and kitchen.
Patrick Fitzsimmons received
a conditional fine of $250 for
renting- 133'Washburn--Avenue -
without obtaining the .mandatory
rental permit. - . <
A Hempstead resident, Edward
Nelson, owner of 381 Miller
Avenue in Freeport, has 30 days
to clean' and^ repair all leaders,
and'"gutters,", repair a rear en-trance
light, scale and paint the
garage door and repair a base-ment
window. The fine stands
at $250 unless all repairs are
made. The Lamlon Development
Corp. of Great Neck has the same
30 days to make four interior
repairs at 57 E. Dean Street or
face a $250 fine as does the
estate of A.G. Randazzo for
electrical defects at 203 E.
Other cases on the court calen-dar
included a high grass and
weed condition at 8 Benson
Place. The property owner.
Island Aids, Inc., received a
$250 conditional fine. The. fine
was $125 to Fred Chall Marine,
foot of Gordon Place, for stor-'
age of two boats on trailers,
two boat trailers, one junked
auto, a boat cradle, an oil iank
and other assorted debris in a
Residence A district. Michael
Minogue Inc. of Deer Park.'
has seven days :o remove the
debris and garbage on ;he from
.lawn of 10 W. Firsi Sireet or.
face the maximum fine.>f $250. . . '.
The schedule by which garbage '•'' '
and trash is picked up in Freeport
is determined by the availability' '
'of the Town of Hempstead land-' ' '
fill area. When that area is shut •
down for a holiday, there is no '
••collection in the Village. It is'"'"'
against environmental protection
laws to collect and then store
•garbage and trash overnight.
In addition, when a holiday
prevents the pickup' of garbage "
on one collection day in the area,-" ,'-
there is double the amount of V
garbage to be picked up the " '
following day. For that reason,'-'
trash is not picked up on the _;
following collection day.
This summer/ the northern '
section "of the Village- (north of "
Randall and Grand. Avenue's,
including Randall and Grand'
Avenues) will be affected by
There will be garbage col-lection
on Monday, July 4 and
Monday, September 5. There will;»
be no trash pickup on Thursday,
July 7 and Thursday, Sep- .
- NOTICE -
ELECTRIC CONSUMER DEPOSITS
IN ORDER TO AVOID PROVIDING A TWO-MONTH DEPOSIT AS SECURITY
FOR PAYMENT OF ELECTRIC BILLS,,ALL SAID;BILLS MUST BE PAID WITHIN
TWENTY-FIVE (25) DAYS, OTHERWISE CONSUMER WILL BE CONSIDERED
DELINQUENT AND REQUIRED TO PROVIDE DEPOSIT AS PER SECTION 117 OF
PUBLIC SERVICE LAW; r ~ . / . . ':'".:." . ' . ' .
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