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                                                               VILLAGE OF SEA CLIFF

  JUNE                            VILLAGE BULLETIN                                                                                                                      2012

                             Annual Meeting
   The Annual Organization            Village Treasurer (1 year); Village Historian/Landmark
Meeting of the Board of               Karen Schenck, Tax Clerk (1 Preservation (1 year); Priscilla
Trustees of the Incorporated          year); Nancy Eder, Building Waltz, Village Co-Historian (1
Village of Sea Cliff, Nassau          Department Coordinator (1 year);
County, New York, was held in         year); Kathy Hesse, Part time       Mayor Kennedy appointed
the Community Center of the           Clerk; Lorraine Baker, Secre the following persons to the po
Village on Monday, April 2,           tary to the Zoning Board;        sitions and for the terms indi
2012 at 8:00 p.m.                     Carl Runiatoski, Fire Preven cated:
   Mayor Bruce Kennedy wel            tion Officer, Plumbing Inspec Members Service Award
comed everyone to the annual          tor and Dog Control Officer (1 Commission (1 year)
meeting. Boy Scout Troop 43           year);                           Elena Villafane
presented the colors and spe          Ann Kopple, Beach Manager (1 Howard Aranoff
cial guest, Sainantha Maynard,        year); Lenny Kaplan, Section 8 Ernest Longobucco
a first grader at Sea Cliff Ele       - Administrator (1 year);        James O’Donnell
mentary School, led all present       Sara Reres, Museum Director Members Community De    —

in the Pledge of Allegiance.          (lyear); Susan Katz Richman, velopment Advisory Board
Pastor David Collins of the Sea       Acting Village Justice (lyear);  (1 year)                       (l-r) Tom Powell and Peter Hayes being sworn in by Judge
Cliff Gospel Chapel did an In         Kathleen Van Bloem, Grant & Julya Brown                         John P. Reali. Photo by Carol Griffin
vocation.                              Contracts Coordinator & Com Laurie Petroske
   The Mayor congratulated            munity Development Coordina Jack Pierce
Trustees Peter Hayes and Tom          tor; Karen Montagnese, Senior Members Newsletter Com Genevieve Woods

Powell on their re-election as        Outreach Worker; Ted Ko mittee (1 year)
Village Trustees for two years.
Judge Reali administered the
                                      lakowski, Parking Violations Sharon Collins
                                      Officer, Dog Control Officer; Landmarks Preservation Lee Janelli
                                                                                                       Phil Como
                                                                                                       Janette Heurtley                        VILLAGE
 Oath of Office to Trustee Hayes
 and Trustee Powell.
    Mayor Kennedy thanked
                                      Tiliman Brown, Parking Viola Commission
                                      tions Officer, Dog Control Offi Naomi Curtis, Chairperson Maureen Maddock
                                       cer;                            (2 years)
                                                                                                       Dan Maddock
                                                                                                       Frank Murray
 Chris Scott, Francis O’Hanlon,           Mayor Kennedy appointed Leslie Guerci, (3 years)             Carol Mutee                          by Marianne Lennon,
 Harry Del Favarro and Kathy          the following persons to the po Members— Senior Action Chris Scott                                    Collector of Taxes
 Lieberman for their service on        sitions and for the terms indi Committee (1 year)               Phyllis Sczesnak
 various Village Boards and           cated:                           Jean Stratford           Chair Patti Smith
                                                                                                                                            First Half Vifiage Tax Pay
 Committees.                          Donald Kavanagh, Architec Alice Reiger                           Kathleen VanEloem                    ments are due June 1, 2012.
APPOINTMENTS                          tural Review Board (3 years) Alice O’Donnell                                                          Taxes maybe paid by mail or at
Mayor Kennedy appointed               and Chairperson (lyear);         Carol Hartney                   Members—Village Bulletin the office of the Village Clerk
John Mirando as Director of           James Mozer, Architectural Joyce Kaufmann                        Staff (1 year)                       every Monday from 1:00 p.m. to
Public Works/Administrator            Review Board (3 years);          Debbie Pierce                                                        8:00 p.m. and Tuesday thru
for a term of one year, Drew          David Digiovanni, Architec Ann Costagliola                      (Continued on Page 2)                 Friday between the hours of
Lawrence, as Superintendent           tural Review Board (3 years);                                                                         9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., except
of Buildings for one year, Mar        Peter Fleishman, Architectural                                                                        ing holidays and such other
ianne Lennon, as Collector of         Review Board (1 year);                                                                                times the Vifiage Hall offices
Taxes and Registrar of Vital          Bruce Treiber, Planning                                                                               are dosed.
Statistics for a term of one          Board Chairperson (lyear);                                                                            When Penalties Apply
year; Brian S. Stolar, as Village     Ed Camiolo, Planning Board (5                                                                         On all First Half Taxes paid on
Attorney for one year.                years); Edward Lieberman,                                                                             or before July 2, 2012, no
   Mayor Kennedy appointed            Planning Board Alternate (2                                                                           penalty or interest will he
the following persons to the po       Years);                                                                                               charged. If paid after July 2,
sitions and terms indicated:          Kevin McGilloway, Zoning                                                                              2012 interest will he added
Patricia Guy, Deputy Village          Board of Appeals Chairperson                                                                          monthly or for any fraction
Clerk, Deputy Registrar (1            (lyear); James Weil, Zoning                                                                           thereofuntil paid at the current
year); Kathy Mackney, Court           Board of Appeals (5 years);     Mayor Kennedy swearing in Marianne Lennon, Brian
                                                                                                                                            rate in effect as set by the State
Clerk (1 year); Barbara Mur           Tom Powell, Delegate Hemp- Stoler, Drew Lawrence and John Mirando.
                                                                                                                                            Commissioner of Taxation and
ray, Deputy Court Clerk (1            stead Harbor Protection Com     Photo by Carol Griffin
                                                                                                                                            Finance as prescribed in subdi
year); Paula Guidone, Deputy          mittee (1 year); Jean Davis,                                                                          vision 2 of Section 924-a of the

Mayor’s Annual Address                                                                                                                      N.Y.S. Real Property Tax Law.

   This has been a good year for      The maximum income levels for
ourViilage. We are stillinthe grip    seniors to quali~r for a property tax
of difficult financial times yet we   exemption have been raised sub
once again have proven that gov       stantially. Mditionally, our new
ernment can live within its means.    Senior Outreach Worker, Karen                                             Incorporated Village of              Sec. 34.65(e) P.L. & R.
   Despite many challenges, we        Montagnese, has created a new                                             Sea Cliff                                  US Postage
have accomplished a great deal in     senior survey that has been dis                                           P.O. Box 340                                  PAID
the pastyear:                         tributed so that we can better meet                                       Sea Cliff,NY 11579-0340          Permit No. 19, Sea Cliff, NY
• The beach renovation project has    the needs of our aging populatioa                                                                         Bulk Mail Postal Customer Local
begun and all work including the         A record amount of road, curb,
new Arts Pavilion is on schedule to   sidewallc, and drainage work was
be completed by the official          accomplished this year which en
opening of the bathing season.        hances our Village and fUrther
• We have done a great deal of        protects our waters.                                                            Occupant
work to accommodate and address        • A new, more user friendly web        Samantha Maynard, acting
                                                                              Mayor, at our annual                    Sea Cliff,NY 11579
the needs of our senior citizens.
                                      (Continued on Page 2)                   meeting. Photo by Carol Griffin
                                                                                Seniors on the Move
                                              ability may diminish over time           plethora of travel options to        a doctor’s certification of dis     operates its own senior bus and
                                              increasing the need for afford           connect to. If help is required, a   ability.                            offers door to door service on
                                              able transportation alterna              call ahead can insure you assis         In this struggling economy,      Wednesdays for grocery shop
                                              tives. A 2004 study found that           tance at Penn Station. Long Is       budget cuts and schedule            ping and on Tuesdays and Fri
                                              seniors age 65 and older who no          land Transit offers express          changes have regrettably made       days for the Mutual Concerns
                                              longer drive make 15 percent             luxury motor coach service           our public transpiration system     senior luncheon. Reservations
                                              fewer trips to the doctor, 59            from Glen Cove directly to Mid       less accessible and accommo         can be made by calling Village
                                          I   percent fewer trips to shop or
                                              eat out, and 65 percent fewer
                                                                                       town, Wall Street and the
                                                                                       World Financial Center week
                                                                                                                            dating to the needs of our sen
                                                                                                                            iors. Midday and weekend
                                                                                                                                                                Hall. If medical transportation
                                                                                                                                                                is needed, the Sea Cliff Senior

          Karen Montagnese
                                       -H     trips to visit friends and family,
                                              than drivers of the same age.
                                                                                       days with departures in the
                                                                                       morning and return trips in the
                                                                                                                            travel has become strained.
                                                                                                                            However, in Sea Cliff we are
                                                                                                                                                                Action Committee has volun
                                                                                                                                                                teer drivers who offer trans
         Sea Cliff Senior Outreach               Our Village of Sea Cliff is           evening. The Nassau Inter            quite fortunate to have many        portation to local doctor’s
             Photo by Barbara Murray          served by a host of public and           County Express bus (NICE)            community led transportation        appointments.
                                              private transportation services.         has recently cut service in our      options. On the micro level, we        Transportation is and wifi re
                                              Perhaps no one source is per             area but continues to run rush       do quite well. We are served by     main a focus for Sea Cliff Sen
         Transportation for America           fect; however, we are lucky to           hour service on the N27, Glen        two local taxi companies who        ior Outreach. Opportunities to
      reports that the baby boom gen          have many options insuring our           Cove to Hempstead (via the           provide 24/7 service. Rotary        effect change on all levels exist
      eration is the largest in U.S.          seniors’ mobility and independ           mall) and the N21 Glen Cove to       Rides can provide medical           and rest assured your needs
      history, with more than 77 mil          ence. We can truly get just              Flushing (#7 Subway station).        transportation and may prove a      will be represented. If you re
      lion people born between 1946           about anywhere; what a great             Both buses operate stops in Sea      suitable alternative when Able      quire transportation to insure
      and 1964. Baby boomers are              place to live! Let’s start on the        Cliff but only on weekdays,          Ride is a poor fit. This is a com   your independence and good
      also unique because they came           public macro level. The Long Is          weekend service has been dis         munity-funded service admin         health, feel free to call Karen
      of age during the unprece               land Railroad has local stops            continued. If one is unable to       istered by The Glen Cove            Montagnese, Senior Outreach
      dented economic expansion               serving our community. The               get to a bus stop and the trip’s     Senior Center. The Glen Cove        Worker at 671-0080 x20. To
      that followed World War II,             train runs weekdays as well as           start and end is within a 3/4        Senior Center also provides         gether we can explore options
      which helped fuel the rise of           weekends and can take you as             mile of a fixed bus route, Ab        transportation from Sea Cliff to    and create a plan so that no
      new suburban communities                far east as Oyster Bay and as            leRide (run by NICE) may be          and from all of its programs in     senior is isolated or without ac
      and increased reliance on the           far west as Manhattan.                   appropriate. This is door to         cluding a grocery shopping          cess to services.
      automobile. As our Sea Cliff            Change in Jamaica for the “Mr            door daily service on an ap          option on Mondays and Thurs
      senior and boomer community             Trait” bound for JFK and be              pointment basis. An applica          days. Finally, our future fo
      “ages in place” theft driving           yond, or once in the city find a         tion is necessary and it requires    cused Vifiage of Sea Cliff

                                                                                       Annual Meeting Continued
      Mayor’s Update Continued from page 1
                                                                                       from Page 1)
      site has been launched so that res      pension and insurance costs, my          Barbara Murray--Managing             Richard Siegel, Esq., as special    Board Meeting
      idents can more easily obtain in-       proposed budget actually reduces         Editor                               counsel for commercial tax cer      Monday, November 5, 2012      —
      formation, applications and             spending. Despite a reduction in         Frank Murray                         tiorari proceedings for one         Conference
      contacts in the Village.                overall spending, there is also are      Carol Griffin                        year.                               Monday, November 12, 2012     —

          Phase 1 ofthe renovation ofVil      duction in other revenues so we          Margaret Malone                         Mayor Kennedy appointed          Board Meeting
      lage Hall was completed. It is the      are looking at a tax increase in the     Suzanne Bohn                         Trustee Vogt to serve as            Monday, December 3, 2012      —

      intention of this Board to ensure       neighborhood of 1.6%.                    Dan Maddock                          Deputy Mayor in the absence         Conference
      that this building wifi be our Com         While it is not solely a Sea Cliff’   Members       Board of As
                                                                                                      —                     of the Mayor. The Gold Coast        Monday, December 10, 2012     —

      munity Center for years to come.        issue, the proposed closing of the       sessment Review (1 year)             Gazette was designated as the       Board Meeting
       • Our business community is            Glenwood LIPA plant could have           Phil Como, Chair                     official paper of the Village of    Monday, January 7, 2013       —

      buzzing with the addition of two        some significant impact on our           Barbara Sinenberg                    Sea Cliff.                          Conference
       new restaurants on Sea Cliff Av        residents. We are working closely        Steve Tandy                             Citi Bank, Bank of America,      Monday, January 14, 2013      —

       enue.                                  with the school district and our         Jonathan Waechter                    First National Bank of Long         Board Meeting
        • We have begun a complete re         state officials to try to minimize       Ralph Hochberg                       Island, TD Bank, HSBC Bank,         Monday, February 4, 2013      —

      codification of our Code Book           the financial impact of such a           Edward Lieberman                     USA, J.P. MorganJChase Bank         Conference
      which has taken countless hours         drastic action.                          Members Veteran’s Com
                                                                                                     —                      were designated as banks of         Monday, February 11, 2013     —

      ofthoughtful work.                         We intend to move on to Phase         mittee (1 year)                      deposit for the Village of Sea      Board Meeting
       • The Village’s relationships with     2 of the renovation ofVillage Hall       Scott Whitting, Chairperson          Cliff                               Monday, March 4, 2013— Con
      our neighboring communities, the        and are continuing to seek alter         George Christman                        The Village Board Meeting        ference
      Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau              native funding sources for this          Ted Kopczynski                       dates for 2012-2013 are as fol      Monday, March 11, 2013        —

      County, New York State and our          project. We are also investigating       Phil Como                            lows:                               Board Meeting
      Federal elected officials, has never    funding sources for a much               Ernie Franck                         Monday, June 4, 2012 Con—           Monday, April 1, 2013 An —

      been stronger. As most of you are       needed major renovation to the           Members Waterfront/En
                                                                                                      -                     ference                             nual Meeting
      aware, I met with Governor              children’s library.                      viromnent Committee (1               Monday, June 11, 2012         —        Note: Board Meetings at
      Cuomo several weeks back and I             This summer we expect to hold         year)                                Board Meeting                       8:00 p.m. and Board Confer
      share the Governor’s vision fbr a       public meetings in regard to re          Debra Dumas, Chairperson             Monday, July 2, 2012 Con—           ence Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
      stronger and sustainable Empire         codification of the entire Vifiage       Claudia Moyne                        ference                                Mayor Kennedy thanked all
c.J   State. Along with former Trustee        code and look forward to public          Lisa DiBeneditis                     Monday, July 9, 2012 Board
                                                                                                                                                   —            those who could not continue
C     Phil Como, I spent a couple of          input once a draft is prepared.          Martine Reed                         Meeting                             as members of Boards and
CN    hours recently with US Congress            I would like to take this oppor       Edward Lieberman                     Monday, August 6, 2012        —     Committees for their outstand
Lu    man Steve Israel, who through re        tunity to thank the Board of             Kristine Livadas                     Conference                          ing service. He congratulated
D     districting, is likely to become our    Trustees, all the appointed Board        Members          Examining
                                                                                                          —                 Monday, August 13, 2012       —     the newly elected officials and
      representative. We surveyed the         Members, the entire Vifiage staff;       Board of Plumbers Com                Board Meeting                       committee members, and
z     Village, our buildings and parks,       the countless committees and vol         mittee                               Tuesday, September 4, 2012    —     thanked everybody for coming.
F-     and I believe he will serve us well.   unteers, our thriving Arts com           Glenn Bunce (1 year)                 Conference                          Mayor Kennedy invited every
Lu     • We survived Hurricane Irene          munity and all the residents who         George Coyle (3 years)               Monday, September 10, 2012—         one present to stay for refresh
-J    this past August and as is t~ical       work so hard and selflessly to as        Members— Museum Board                Board Meeting                       ments and thanked the
D     in Sea Chi~ trouble brought us          sure the quality of life we have         John Laruccia (3 years)              Monday, October 1, 2012        —    Beautification Committee for
Lu    closer together as a community.         come to enjoy.                           Jackie Warren (3 years)              Conference                          providing the refreshments.
CD         While the upcoming year will          Sea Cliff continues to be the           Mayor Kennedy designated           Tuesday, October 9, 2012       —

-J    present challenges, the outlook for     shining star of the North Shore.         Richard S. Prisco, as Village
-J    the Vifiage is excellent. We held       The Board of Trustees and I are          Prosecutor for one year, and
>      our budget hearing for fiscal year     proud to be your representatives
‘A     2012-2013 on April 9 and despite
u                                              and advocates.
~~1    incredible increases in health care,
a)                        JULY 4TH CELEBRATION
           Mark your calendar for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 4th! The
Lu      Sea Cliff Civic Association invites you to attend a gala celebration
CD      of America’s Declaration of Independence on the John Burns Vil
        lage Green, in front of the adult library.
           The Civic Association is planning a program that will include
        ringing the village bell, the presentation of colors, a short play
        about the signers of the Declaration, refreshments and much more.
           The highlight of the morning’s event will be a reading of the
        Declaration of Independence by a variety of Sea Cliff villagers.
        Please be sure to be there and bring your family and friends.
        Start this holiday by remembering what the picnics and fireworks
        are really all about.
                                                                                       Mayor Kennedy swearing in Village Staff.
                                                                                       Photo by Carol Griffin
              Meet Fire Chief Daniel Whittemore                                                                        Hempstead Harbor
by Carol Griffin                                                                                                      Protection Committee
                                    the Enterprise Hose Company
                                    in 1998 and 1999. He was
                                                                             Danny said he grew up in                   Receives EPA 2012
                                                                          Sea Cliff and attended Sea Cliff
                                    elected Hose Company 2nd
                                    Lieutenant in 2001, 1st Lieu
                                                                          Elementary School, North
                                                                          Shore Middle School and grad
                                                                                                                      Environmental Quality
                                    tenant in 2002 and became cap
                                    tain of the company in 2003
                                                                          uated from North Shore High
                                                                          School.     Presently,    Danny
                                    and served in that role until         serves as a member of the New
                                    2005. Danny was recognized for        York City Police Department.        by Eric Swenson, Executive Director
                                    setting up training and drifis to        Danny said the last serious      of the Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee
                                    make the fire department more         fire that Sea Cliff had was the
Newly elected Chief Daniel          efficient, and in 2006 he was         Harbor Lumber fire four years           On April 27th, the U.S. Envi     Eric Swenson added: ‘We are
Whittemore.                         given the department’s highest        ago. He said he was the first       ronmentai Protection Agency          honored to receive this award,
Photo by Carol Griffin              award for his work, “Fireman of       into the building at that fire.     honored the Hempstead Har            but in all fairness this was a
   Daniel Whittemore was            the Year.” He was elected 1st         He said he is proud of the work     bor Protection Committee             team effort that involved many
sworn in as the new chief of Sea    Assistant Chief in 2011 and De        of the Sea Cliff Fire Depart        (HHPC) by presenting the or          players working hard over
Cliff Fire Department by            partment Chief in 2012.               ment at that fire, as they saved    ganization with a 2012 Envi          many years. This would not
Mayor Bruce Kennedy on April           As he moved up the ranks of        the building.                       ronmental Quality Award for          have been possible without the
5. Danny said he joined the fire    the department, Danny said he            In closing, Danny said he is     its efforts in achieving the high    efforts of a citizens’ group, the
department’s Enterprise Hose        has shared similar ranks in the       also proud of the support he re     est standard for water quality       Coalition to Save Hempstead
Company in June of 1995 “to be      department with his best friend       ceives from the members of the      and re-opening 2,500 acres to        Harbor, which was formed in
part of a team to help out the      since elementary school, Ernie        department and the work they        shelifish harvesting for the first   1986; the nine member munic
community.”                         Longobucco. Ernie is presently        do. As chief; he looks forward      time in over 40 years.               ipalities which have collectively
   The chiefs service record        1st assistant chief of the Sea        to working with the members of      Bill Clemency, Chair of the          invested tens of millions of dol
since joining the department        Cliff Fire Department.                the community.                      HIIPC, accepted the award at         lars into cleaning up and pro
includes serving as treasurer of                                                                              the EPA’s headquarters in            tecting the harbor; the funding
                                                                                                              Lower Manhattan along with           agencies like the New York
                                                                                                              Sea      Cliff Mayor        Bruce    State Department of State, the
                            Pool Safety Changes                                                               Kennedy, HHPC Executive Di           DEC and the National Fish
                                                                                                              rector Eric Swenson, and Coali       and Wildlife Foundation that
by Drew Lawrence, Superintendent of Buildings                                                                 tion to Save Hempstead Harbor        fund much of what we do; and
                                                                                                              Board Member Kay Bromberg.           lastly the Village of Sea Cliff for
New Laws That Affect Your              Is audible poolside and at an-     Pool Barriers (Fences)              Mr. Clemency stated, “When           providing administrative sup
Pools                               other location on the premises;       Barriers for all pools must be at   the nine local governments           port and a meeting space for us
    Since we are always con            Is not an alarm device which       least 4 feet (48 inches) high.      that make up the HHPC came           to function.”
cerned with safety in the Vil       is located on person(s) or which         In addition to these require     together as a committee 17              Mayor Kennedy added that
lage, we are providing a            is dependent on device(s) located     ments, there are detailed pool      years ago, we all hoped that         “Former Sea Cliff Mayor Ted
summary of the latest pool          on person(s) for its proper oper      safety requirements to which        one day we would see shell fish      Blackburn and then-Assembly
safety requirements as pub          ation.                                you or your contractor must ad      ing again in Hempstead Har           man Tom DiNapoli were vi
lished in the New York State           A pool alarm must be capable       here during a pool installation.    bor. Many of us felt that this       sionaries when they created
Building Code. If Vifiage resi      of detecting entry into the water     Be sure to consult with the Vil     was a distant dream       —   that   Long Island’s first inter-munic
 dents wish to discuss any items     at any point on the surface of the   lage Superintendent of Build        maybe we would see it in our         ipal watershed organization.
in detail, they can contact the      swimming pool. If necessary to       ings as you plan and build ~,‘our   lifetime but there were so many      There can be no better proof of
Building Superintendent at          provide detection capability at       pool project.                       obstacles that had to be tackled     their foresight than for us to
Village Hall.                       every point on the surface of the        These safety requirements        first. This achievement shows        achieve the highest possible
Pool Alanns                         swimming pool, more than one          under New York State Building       that things can change and           water quality standard and
      Every swimming pool that      pool alarm must be ffistalled.        Code are to provide for the life    will, as long as there is a vision   then to be recognized by the
 is installed, constructed or sub   Pool alarms are not re                safety, health and welfare of its   and everyone is willing to work      federal government as environ
 stantially modified after De        quiredin:                            residents. The building depart      together toward that goal.”          mental leaders for the state”.
 cember 14, 2006 must be                  A hot tub or spa equipped       ment of the Vifiage of Sea Cliff       HHPC’s Executive Director
 equipped with an approved          with a safety cover or any            hopes that this information is
 pool alarm which:                   swimming pool (other than a          helpful to its residents.
    Is capable of giving an audi    hot tub or spa) equipped with
 ble alarm when it detects a         an automatic power safety
 child entering the water;           cover.

                         Senior Action Committee                                                                                                                                         C—
                              Annual Picnic                                                                                                                                              N)
  The Annual Sea Cliff Action         Keyboardist John LaRosa             tact Sea Cliff Senior Action
Committee Picnic, open to all       will bring his collection of sing-    Committee members Alice 0’-                                                                                    (I)
seniors residing in the North       a-long favorites. In addition to      Donnell at 671-5199 or Carol                                                                                   m
Shore School District, will be      delicious food being served, it’s     Hartney at 676-4742 prior to                                                                                   C)
held on Saturday, June 9 on the     an opportunity for friends to         June 5. The picnic wifi be held                                                                                r
grounds of the Sea Cliff United     gather in a beautiful setting.        rain or shine between noon and                                                                                 -Ii
Methodist Church at Downing            To make your reservations          3:00 p.m.
and Carpenter Avenues.              for this free event, please con-                                                                                                      r
                                                                                                              (l-r) Donna Redd, Mayor of Camden, NJ; Eric Swenson, Exec >
                                                                                                              utive Director of fflIPC; Kay Bromberg, Board Member of the 0
                                                                                                              Coalition to Save Hempstead Harbor; Bill Clemency, Chair w
 Sea Cliff Fire Department                                                                                    of the IJIIPC; Judith Enck, US EPA Region H Administrator. Cr
 Sponsoring Cruise Nights
                                                   Mutual Concerns                                                                                                        r
   All pre 1987 vehicles are
                                    by Joyce Kaufmann                                                                                              HIIPC Chair Bill Clemency             2
  invited: hot rods, customs,                                                                                                                      and Mayor Kennedy
 muscles cars, modified trucks,                                                                                                                    receiving the EPA
 custom bikes and fire trucks.         It’s summer and the living         Luke’s for two weeks. After a                                            Environmental Quality                 G)
                                    is easy. All seniors over 60          short hiatus, activities pick up                                         Award at the                          Ri
  If it’s old and you love it                                                                                                                                                            0)
                                    years of age are welcome to           again in September after                                                 World Financial Center.
    bring it out and show it!       come join us at St. Luke’s on         Labor Day.
   Wednesday nights starting        Tuesdays and Fridays at                 For further information
                                    11:30 (11 am. for Yoga) for           contact Janette Heurtley at
          June 13 from                                                    671-4696.
                                    lunch and socialization during
     5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.         June. In July you can picnic            Please keep in mind that
  Sea Cliff Ave. and Main Ave.      at Tappen Beach, where you            we also have the food pantry
                                    can enjoy the antics of the           available to any one in need.
   Contact: Jim O’Donnell at        children at the summer camp           You may call Peggie Como
       322-2980 or email            or just enjoy good weather            676-1717 or Joyce Kaufinann              and relax with your friends.         676-9205.
                                     In August you are back to St.
                     S.T.O.P. Program                                                                       Sea Cliff Sailing Club
          On July 21, 2012 residents       • small aerosol cans
       will be able to safely dispose of   • consumer batteries                   The Village will again spon       Hall, and will begin at 7:30        ever the student is in or on the
       hazardous household waste at          (AAA,AA,C,D)                      sor a three-week program of          p.m. In order to register, a par    water.
       our Public Works Garage on          • outdoor gas grill propane         sailing instruction for children     ent (or guardian) and the child        The program is always in
       Altamont Avenue (9 a.m. to 4          tanks                             who are at least 12 years old or     must both be present. The fee       need of volunteers, either as
       p.m.). You may bring the fol        • compact fluorescent bulbs         going into the seventh grade.        is stifi only $20. Applicants can   sailing instructors or to help su
       lowing items:                       • smoke detectors and ther          Enrollment will be limited to 50     pay by cash or a check made         pervise the children on the
       • pesticides & insecticides            mostats                          children. Applicants will be         out to the Sea Cliff Sailing        beach. Some volunteers are in
       • waste motor oil & antifreeze      Disposal of the above items         drawn by lottery during the          Club.                               volved with the program every
       • brake & transmission fluids       can also be brought to:             registration session. Although          Sailing instruction will begin   day while others help out two
       • solvents                          Massapequa,      Town    Hall       all North Shore students are el      on Monday, June 25 and will         or three days per week. Either
       • drain & oven cleaners             South, 977 Hicksville Road,         igible for the program, children     end on Friday, July 13 with no      is acceptable as long as the vol
       • enamel, lead-based & latex        June 16                             from Glen Head and Glenwood          instruction on Wednesday, July      unteer can commit to a set
         paints                            Syosset T.O.B. Department of        Landing will be able to register     4. The sessions are held five       schedule.
       • spot removers                     Public Works Garage, 150            only if the Sea Cliff applicants     days a week from 9:00 a.m.             For questions, please contact
       • photo chemicals                   Miller Place, August 18             do not exceed 50.                    until noon. All students must       the director of the program, Joe
       • automobile tires (with or         Old Bethpage, Solid Waste              Registration will be on           provide their own lifejackets,      Roman, at 526-2579.
         without runs)                     Disposal Complex, Bethpage          Thursday, June 14 at Village         and these must be worn when-
       • wood preservatives                Sweet Hollow Road Sept. 8

        Electronic Items That May be                                              How Barbecues Became a Family Occasion
                                                                               by Priscilla Waltz and Jean Davis, Sea Cliff Historians
         Taken to Village Garage on
                                                                                  Some may be surprised to          chased homes.                       always been popular.
           Saturdays & Thursdays                                               learn that the all-American
                                                                               barbecue as a way of life didn’t
                                                                                                                       Some state parks had grills
                                                                                                                    in their picnic areas, where a
                                                                                                                                                           Now the simple charcoal grill
                                                                                                                                                        has progressed to fancy, up
                   If the item is too large to bring to garage                 become popular until after           family could cook hamburgers        scale gas grills. Large parties
              call the Village and we will make arrangements                   World War II.                        and hot dogs. More sophisti         are planned around these bar
                                                                                 It probably began when Boy         cated food like steaks, fish and    becues. At the helm is “Chef
       Computers                                                               Scouts and Girl Scouts learned       chops were not usually on the       Dad,” grilling all kinds of meat,
                                           Cell phones                         the art of outdoor cooking using
       Televisions                                                                                                  barbecue menu.                      fish and veggies. Mom’s role?
                                           PDAs                                kindling wood. The usual fare          We do not remember seeing         She still has to do most of the
       Small scale servers                 Stereo & radio equipment            was hot dogs, baked beans and        anyone eating in their yards,       planning and plays a support
       Computer peripherals                Telephones & telephone equip-       marshmallows. No doubt re            but they did dine on their          ive role in the kitchen.
       Monitors                            ment                                turning soldiers also looked for     porches or in gazebos on the
       Fax Machines                        Typewriters                         family fun in their newly pur        lawn. Picnics at the beach have
       Scanners                            Speakers
       Printers                            Microwave ovens
       Small Electronic Equipment          Digital cameras
       (Including VCR’s, DVR’s, DVD                                                                     Sea Cliff Beach Preview:
       players, digital coverter boxes,
       Cable or satellite receivers,                                                                     Lookin’ Good in 2012!
       video games consoles, portable
       digital music players)                                                  by Ann Kopple, Manager

                                                                                  With the Beach Pavilion’s         see old friends and meet new        a.m. and continues through Au
                Clifton Park and Its Use                                       new look and the addition of a
                                                                               beautiful Arts Gazebo, this
                                                                                                                    ones because we have a fun-
                                                                                                                    filled summer event calendar
                                                                                                                                                           On Saturday, June 2 party
       by John A. Mirando
                                                                               summer promises to be a won          planned just for you!               on the beach with the Sea Cliff
                                                                               derfial family experience for all!       Some of the old favorites are   Fire Department at their kick
                                                                               The Vifiage welcomes Sea Cliff       coming your way, including          off flindraiser beginning at 5:30
          Clifton Park is the largest      taking place, the field is avail    Bagel Café, the new concession       swim lessons for children 5 and     p.m. Bring your blanket and
       park in Sea Cliff and was ac        able for recreational use by all.   aire in the exquisitely reno         up Mondays, Tuesdays and            chair, relax and get into sum
       quired by the Village in 1915       Those residents who wish to         vated snack bar. The snack bar       Thursdays, July 6- 30. Sign up      mer! Great food and music fea
       from the Dubois family. Clifton     enjoy a walk in the park with       wifi open Memorial Day week          for the Swim Package at the         turing Chicken Head will put
       Park is home to the 8 World         their dogs are welcomed. How        end as the “Café on the Shore.”      Beach Office and let our Nas        you in the party mood!
       War I Memorial Oak Trees rec        ever Clifton Park IS NOT A          Vincent, Maria and Matthew           sau County certified lifeguards        Catch the summer spirit at
       ognizing those from Sea Cliff       DOG RUN. Dogs must be on            are looking forward to becom         give your children the instruc      the Palooza at the Pavilion Sat.
       who gave their lives in WWI. It     leashes at all times. If your dog   ing part of our beach family         tion they need to become safe       July 7 from 11 a.m. till 11 p.m.
       is also home to two of the Vil      takes care of business in the       and are ready for a busy sum         swimmers.                           in celebration of the new Arts
       lage’s three baseball fields.       park, it is your responsibility     mer. Vincent says the kitchen            Kris Rice returns with Beach    Gazebo. Enjoy a fun-filled day
~         It is a park for all residents   to clean up after your pet. In      expansion will allow for a large     Sing-Along, music fun for new       and evening with family activi
       to enjoy. In order to keep the      an effort to assist you, there      and varied menu. Traditional         borns and up, under the shade       ties, raffles and music by local
~.u    park beautiful the Village has      are doggie bag stations located     breakfast and lunch items will       trees Tuesday mornings 9:30         bands including Patio-Daddy-O.
z      set up rules and regulations to     on the perimeter of the park.       be available as well as signa        a.m. to 10 on June 12 and 19        Mark your calendar and join us
~      help maintain the park’s mag           The park is surrounded on        ture items created especially        and July 10, 17,24 and 31.          for a great day at the beach!
       nificence. Those who wish to        four sides by residential homes     for the beach Café. There is             The popular Library at the         Summer Sounds, our Friday
~      play organized sports on the        and is therefore off limits after   something to delight everyone        Beach featuring books for read      night music series begins July
       fields must acquire a permit        sunset. The Department of           so visit us soon for an exciting     ers of all ages debuts Saturday,    13th and continues through
 .i    from the Village which re           Public Works has placed blue        breakfast or lunch experience.       June      23    and continues       Labor Day. Join us each Friday
~      quires insurance to protect the     recycling pails at several loca     On Friday music nights the           throughout the summer. The          from 7 till 10 p.m. as talented
~      Village should a participant or     tions in the park. When you         Café will be open to serve up        “Young Readers” section in          musicians entertain from the
Lii    spectator be injured. The per       are done with your drinking         late night fare during concerts.     cludes elementary and middle        new Arts Gazebo. Gather with
~      mit requires a fee to help de       container, you should place it      Look for information about spe       school selections as well as puz    friends, bring blankets and
~      fray the cost of maintaining        in one of the recycling pails       cial Cafe on the Shore dinners       zle books and board games.          chairs and enjoy the sounds of
       the fields. This also allows the    provided. All other trash           accompanying Village events          This is a great opportunity to      summer! The snack bar will be
u      Village to schedule various or      should be placed in the regular     throughout the summer.               keep kids reading all summer.       open throughout the concert so
y      ganized sports so games do not      garbage pails located on the           Lifeguards will be ready to       Story Hour at Sea Cliff Beach       enjoy dinner on the beach and
       interfere with each other or        perimeter of the park. If a         greet you Memorial Day week          with our magical Children’s Li      leave room for dessert!
       other      Village     sponsored    garbage pail is full, please take   end so rub on the lotion and         brarian Ann DiPietro begins
Lii    events.                             any trash with you when leav        bring your chair! Get ready to       Wednesday, June 27 at 10:30
~°        During scheduled sporting        ing the park and dispose of it
       and other events, the field may     properly.
w      not be used for casual recre           Thank you all for helping                               Sanitation Holiday Schedule
C      ational sports. During times        keep all of our parks beautiful
c_     when no organized sports are        and enjoyable for all.                                                   June, July and August
                                                                               Public works will be closed for      up moves to       Wednesday.        Monday’s pick-up moves to
                                                                               the following holidays and no        Thursday and Friday’s pick          Tuesday and Tuesday’s pick
                                                                               garbage or rubbish will be col       ups remain the same. There’s        up moves to       Wednesday.
                                                                               lected:                              no recycling pick-up in a holi      Thursday and Friday’s pick
            Renew, Reuse, Recycle                                              JULY 4, Monday
                                                                               Monday’s pick-up moves to
                                                                                                                    day week.
                                                                                                                    LABOR DAY, Monday,
                                                                                                                                                        ups remain the same. There’s
                                                                                                                                                        no recycling pick-up in a holi
                                                                               Tuesday and Tuesday’s pick-          September 5.                        day week.
                                                    Spring Happenings in Sea Cliff

There’s no better way to celebrate your 7th          Father Bob with his parents, Gabriel and Frances              Young St. Patrick’s Day revelers display their finery
birthday than with good friends and a good           Romero, celebrating the 25th anniversary of his               after a spirited story hour at the children’s library.
book. Photo by Ann DiPietro                          priesthood. Photo by Carol Griffin                            Photo by Ann DiPietro

Some of Sea Cliffs young citizens wish               (l-r) Nick and Toni Michel, James McGowan and                 Our Sea Cliff library celebrated National Poetry
William Shakespeare a very happy birthday            Brian Griffin do carpentry restoration on the                 Month with a ‘Poetry Night.”
during a party at the children’s library.            pavilion.                                                     Photo by Arlene Nevens
Photo by Ann DiPietro                                Photo by Carol Griffin

                                                                     Grilling Safety
                                                        by Drew Lawrence, Superintendent of Buildings

  There’s nothing like outdoor     away from the home, deck rail     the charcoal ready to use. Char      fire. Be sure to use an extension     soapy bubble test, and there is C
grilling. It’s one of the most                                                                                                                                                    C
                                   ings and out from under eaves     coal chimney starters allow you      cord for outdoor use.                 no flame, turn off the gas tank z
popular ways to cook food. But,    and overhanging branches.         to start the charcoal using           • When you are finished              and grill, if the leak stops, get m
a grill placed too close to any     • Keep children and pets at      newspaper as a thel.                 grilling, let the coals completely    the grill serviced by a profes 0  Pa
thing that can burn is a fire      least three feet away from the     • If you use a starter fluid, use   cool before disposing in a metal      sional before using it again, if N)-k

hazard. They can be very hot,      grill area.                       only charcoal starter fluid.         container.                            the leak does not stop, call the
causing burn injuries. Follow       • Keep your grill clean by re    Never add charcoal fluid or any      PROPANE GRILLS                        fire department. If you smell C,)
these simple tips and you will     moving grease or fat buildup      other flammable liquids to the       Check the gas tank hose for           gas while cooking, immedi m
be on your way to safe grilling.   from the grills and in trays      fire.                                leaks before using it for the first   ately get away from the grill C,
SAFETY TIPS                        below the grill.                  • Keep charcoal fluid out of the     time each year. Apply a light         and call the fire depart r
• Propane and charcoal BBQ         • Never leave your grill unat     reach of children and away           soap and water solution to the        ment. Do not move the grill.      -Il
grills should only be used out     tended.                           from heat sources.                   hose. A propane leak will re
doors.                             CHARCOAL GRILL                    • There are also electric char       lease bubbles. If your grill has                                         I
• The grill should be place well   • There are several ways to get   coal starters, which do not use      a gas leak, by smell or the

                                          This Year’s Peter Speranza’s Five K Race
                                            Proceeds To Benefit Sea Cliff Beach
                                                                           by Dan Maddock

                                                Race to be held Saturday, September 1st
   For many years, SCO Fam-         1992, the race has been           over by the Helen and                former Sea Cliff residents            the race are needed. If you
 ily of Services (formally St.      named in honor of the late        Harold Gottlieb Foundation           who were very active in               would like to help, please
 Christopher-Ottilie)     has       Peter Speranza, a well-           and the proceeds will go to-         landmarks preservation and            contact Phil Como at
 held a 5-K race in Sea Cliff       known Sea Cliff resident          ward continued improve-              waterfront restoration in the         759-4565.
 to raise funds in support of       who was one of its founders.      ments to Sea Cliff Beach and         Vifiage. They created a foun
 their programs to help vul-        This year, the management         the Pavilion. Helen and              dation to further those
 nerable New Yorkers. Since         of the race has been taken        Harold Gottlieb were two             causes. Volunteers to help at
                  Village Vignettes                                                           “Evie’s Place” in Central Park
                 and Secret Gardens                                          by Carol Griffin

      by Suzanne Scalcione                                                      On Saturday, April21, a me       had touched: her extended fain        Those who spoke included
                                                                             morial was dedicated in Sea        ily, parents and their children      Eye’s husband Bob Haim, who
         Join us on Saturday, June 9     gardens and homes throughout         Cliffs Central Park to Eye         whom she had cared for, as          choked back tears as he
      when the Sea Cliff Beautifica      the Village of Sea Cliff. Our se    Hahn who passed away last           well as the many friends with       thanked everyone for coming to
      tion Committee presents the        cret gardens this year range        June. The words, engraved on       whom she had worked in malc          honor his wife. Sea Cliff Civic
      9th Secret Gardens Walking         from Village vignettes to a         the plaque on a rock donated by    ing Sea Cliff a better place for     Association President Ann Di
      Tour and Garden Tea Party          beachscape cottage garden.          North Shore Monuments per          everyone.                            Pietro recalled working with
      held every two years. The Gar      We’ve included perennial gar        haps best express who Eye             During the ceremony several       Eye as a dedicated member of
      den Tour is a very special Vil     dens and gardens with delight       was to the people of Sea Cliff;    children were busy enjoying          SCCA. Mayor Bruce Kennedy
      lage event, which delights         ful water features.                 the people who knew and loved      the new playground equipment         thanked the Memorial Com
      visitors and residents alike.         The garden tour raises funds     her.                               Eye was so instrumental in           mittee and its chairperson An
      This year’s rain date is Sunday,   for the Sea Cliff Beautification       The plaque reads: “Eye’s        raising funds for and having in      geleta Dhandari-Donovan for
      June 10.                                                               Place  -   Dedicated in loving     stalled.    Another group of         their hard work and dedication,
                                         Committee, which is dedicated
         The tour is designed as a                                           memory to Eye Haim (1952-          young people was playing             as well as the other organiza
                                         to improving our Vifiage parks
      pleasant stroll through the Vil    and green spaces.                   2011). Longtime Village resi       stringed instnnnents and sang       tions who helped bring the ded
      lage, culminating in a Garden                                          dent and volunteer, Eye was        songs planned in her honor, the     ication together. Julie Gordon
                                            Tickets are $25.00 and may
      Tea Party at the final garden of                                       the driving force behind the       Beatles’ “Let It Be,” and “Waltz    also spoke about Eye’s involve
                                         be purchased at Sherlock
      the day. The gardens open at                                           renovation of the Central Park     of the Flowers” led by Kris         ment with the children, and the
                                         Homes Realty, 305 Sea Cliff
      10 a.m. and close at 3:00 p.m.                                         playground where she spent         Rice. Other children wrote and      special bond she had with
                                         Avenue (516-671-1717). Tick
      The tea party is from 12:00 to                                         many hours with a generation       drew on a display board ex          them. Members of the Memo
                                         ets will also be on sale starting
      3:30 p.m. We estimate the en                                           of lucky Sea Cliff children        pressing what Eye had meant         rial Committee were Lilli Scott,
                                         at 9:30 a.m. on the day of the
      tire walking tour wifi take from                                       under her loving care. She pas     to them.                            Sue Giordano, Barbara Sinen
                                         tour at Pirie Park, 326 Sea Cliff
      2 to 3 hours to complete.                                              sionately dedicated her time to       Looking around the park,         berg and Pat Guy. The commit
                                         Avenue. For further informa
         There are many beautiThl                                            honor and preserve the historic    you could also see hundreds of      tee would also like to thank
                                         tion, please call 516-445 6273.
                                                                             fabric of Sea Cliff serving with   daffodils planted in Evie’s         Phil Como for his guidance
                                                                             distinction on the Vifiage Land    honor for the memorial by the       with the project.
                                                                             marks Commission, Land             members of Sea Cliff Beautifi          To close the festivities,
          Sea Cliff Fire Department                                          marks Association, and Civic
                                                                                                                cation Committee.
                                                                                                                   Then, of course, there was
                                                                                                                                                    everyone enjoyed homemade
                                                                                                                                                    refreshments contributed by
             Installation Dinner                                                The memorial was placed by
                                                                             her friends in recognition of
                                                                                                                the children’s size water foun
                                                                                                                tain installed in the park, with
                                                                                                                                                    members of Sea Cliff Civic As
                                                                             Evie’s accomplishments, com        its stone steps constructed re         Other donations included
      by Carol Griffin                                                       munity spirit, and love of Sea     cently by Bill Laderer so that      tImds from the Good of the Vil
                                                                             Cliff. At the dedication, Cen      small children could reach it for   lage and other individuals.
         Friday, May 4 marked Sea Councilwoman               Elizabeth       tral Park was crowded with the     a drink, and a small pl4que
      Cliff Fire Department’s annual Faughnan. Nassau County                 many people whose lives Evie       that reads, “Eye’s Place.”
      Installation Dinner held at the Legislator Dalia DiRiggi-Whit                                                                                               a~~r
      Swan Club. At the dinner new ton presented a citation from
      chief Danny Whittemore was the legislature and also one
      installed, honors went to out from NYS Legislator Charles
      going chief Andrew Davies and Lavine. Emcee John Canning
      70 year member John DiSte presented a proclamation to
      fano, former motor chief and DiStefano from NYS Senator
      the most senior member in the Carl Marcellino. Last but not
      fire department’s Hook & Lad least, Ex-chief Philip “Butch”
       der Company.                    Grella presented DiStefano
          Sea Cliff Mayor Bruce with a citation from the Fire
      Kennedy swore in the depart men’s Association of the State
      ment’s new Chief Daniel Whit of New York. The former motor
      temore, 1st Assistant Chief chief was a bit overwhelmed by
      Ernest A. Longobucco Jr. and the many deserving awards he
      2nd Assistant Chief Mark Vi- received in the course of the
      tale. Sea Cliff Trustee Tom evening.                                                                                                          Tara Giarraputo shows
      Murphy swore in the company Outgoing Chief Andrew Davies                                                                                      Evie’s granddaughter Ce-
      officers: Enterprise Hose Com was honored with a plaque                                                                                       leste Haim some of the writ-
      pany Captain William Koop presented from the Hook &                                                                                           ten memories and drawings
      man and 1st Lieutenant Ladder Company, another
      Daniel Dembowski; Engine & from the Enterprise Hose Com                                                                                       posted by the children
      Hose Company Captain Bobby pany and a third from the En                bers of the committee at the fountain dedicated to Evie.               touched by her grand
      Citko and 1st Lieutenant gine & Hose Company, as well                  Photo by Barbara Murray                                                mother.
      Matthew Sherman; Hook & as recognition of his service                                                                                         Photo by Carol Griffin
      Ladder Company #1 Captain from the Fire Medic Unit. He
—     Jonathan Bunce, 1st Lieu too was cited with proclama                                                                         41                               I~I   ./~‘.
~     tenant John Ciampi and 2nd tions from the Nassau County
Lu    Lieutenant Christopher Pierce, Legislature, the County Exec
      Fire Medic officers Captain utive and Supervisor from the
-,    Carmine Montesano and 2nd TOB Office. Sea Cliff Mayor
      Lieutenant Jodi Mora, and Kennedy also expressed appre
      Fire Police Captain Warren ciation from the Village, and II
u.s   Griffin and 1st Lieutenant nally Davies received the
~     James L. Martin.                 traditional plaque given by the
o         Special awards went to 70 chiefs office that displays all
      year member and former de the badges Davies has worn as
o     partment Motor Chief John he moved up through the
<     DiStefano of the Hook & Lad ranks to Chief of Sea Cliff Fire
~     der Company and the outgoing Department. In the end, he
5     officers, Chief Andrew Davies, said a few words of thanks to           John DiStefano is presented
w     outgoing Captain Anthony all those who have supported                  with a citation from Legisla       The Haim family gathers together at the commemorative
      Grella from the Enterprise him over the years.                         tor Delia DiRiggi- Whitton.        rock for our dear friend, Evie.
o     Hose Company and outgoing           John Canning was once
                                                                             Photo by Carol Griffin             Photo by Barbara Murray
<     Captain from the Engine Com again the Master of Cere
      pany Captain Mark Vitale. monies.             Rev.     Kirkland
      The surprised DiStefano re Watkins opened with the Invo
CD    ceived a series of awards and cation and Deacon Ted Ko
       citations including a beauti lakowski closed with the
.<     fully mounted axe from the Benediction. The dinner com
0~     Hook & Ladder Company in mittee included Ernest A. Lon
       thanks for his many years of gobucco,          Sr.,     Michael
       service. Citations and procla Hallquest and Jeanne Marie
       mations for DiStefano included O’Donnell.
       one from Sea Cliff presented by
       Mayor Bruce Kennedy, one
       from Nassau County Executive                                                                                                                 Mayor Bruce Kennedy
       Edward Mangano and another Trustee Tom Murphy swears                                                                                         swears in SCFD chiefs.
       from TOB Supervisor John in the company officers.                                                                                            Photo by Carol Griffin
       Venditto, presented by TOB Photo by Carol Griffin
                             Arts Council Update                                                                      New Jewelry Boutique/Art Gallery
 by Margie Malone
                                                                                                                        to Open on Sea Cliff Avenue
                                                                                                                 by Dan Maddock
    Call to Artists: If you are an May 23 featured songs by Kris         and Sea Cliff Arts Council. She
 artist, musician or performer Rice, many of which she com               will share the space with two               Sea Cliffs own Kathleen            Arts Council and Arts Angels,
 and would like to share your tal posed herself; and accompanied         Sea Cliff artists: Vivian Parisi, a      DiResta is opening K. DiResta         two non-profit art organiza
 ents with the Sea Cliff Arts by guitarist Frank Ferrara. Vic            print maker and fine artist, and         Collective at 202 Sea Cliff Av        tions that support the arts in
 Council, we are looking for toria Pannell displayed her                Jackie Warren, a bead and jew             enue on Sunday, June 3rd. The         Sea Cliff and the North Shore
 artists for upcoming Showcase unique framed mirrors, which              elry artist.                             Grand Opening will take place         Schools.
 nights. Please contact Margie she creates from found objects               Renowned artist Louise                between 12 noon and 6:00 pm.             Kathleen DiResta has been
 Malone at niargiem2000@veri and turns into works of art.                Sharakan’s exquisite work in             The new boutique will show            designing and creating jewelry for more info.             Nick Vessio discussed his pho       silk is currently on exhibit at the       case jewelry designed by Kath         since she received her fine arts
    Our summer show at the li tos, rounding out a stimulating           Sea Cliff Library through the            leen as well as exhibit her            degree. After years of working
 brary will once again be a group evening.                              end of June. Don’t miss it.              photography works. She will            with otherjewelers, she opened
 show. All artists are welcome to     Making news as much as the           Myra Jane Fox’s paintings              also custom design and make          her own business in 1997 in
 submit work for the exhibit, ti performers/presenters was the                                                   jewelry to order as well as re        Manhattan. Two years later
                                                                        were on exhibit at Daniel
 tled “The Beauty of the Gold new venue, the KDiResta Col                                                        pair old jewelry, including melt      she opened a gallery in the East
                                                                        Gale/Sotheby’s International             ing old gold jewelry and
 Coast.”Artwork can be dropped lective, 212 Sea Cliff Avenue,           Realty through the end of May.                                                 Village, which remained open
 off on Monday, July 2 at 4 p.m. which will be the location for fu                                               creating something new. The           for four years.
                                                                        Myra is an impressionistic-real
Email us at seacljffartscoun ture Showcases, It is the bou                                                       collective wifi also-display the          W~h this wonderful new
                                                                        istic artist working in oils in her for more info.       tique gallery space of Arts                                                   art work of-local real estate         boutiqUetighthere-n-SewCli4ft
                                                                        studio or out on location. Her                                                                                     - -

    As of this writing, the Sum Council head Kathleen DiResta.                                                   agent, Vivian Parisi, and jew         we can all save on gas and get
                                                                        work celebrates the beauty of
mer Craft Show in Memorial The space will feature her jew                                                        elry by Jackie Warren.                beautiful, unique jewelry while
                                                                        the landscape.
Park is scheduled for Sunday, elry and photography, and she                                                         Art work and crafts by local       supporting a local business.
                                                                           On view at Sea Cliff Library          artists will be part of special ex
July 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. will also work on custom orders           during March and April was                                                     Stop in and say hello to Kath
Special thanks to Donna Bar and repairs. In addition to fea                                                      hibits that will rotate every few     leen. For additional inforina
                                                                         ‘Sea Cliff in View: the people
rett for all her efforts to make turing artwork by local artists,                                                months. There will also be            tion call 1-917-767-9216.
                                                                        and places of a small town life
the event a success each year.     there will be art openings, spe                                               hosted events for the Sea Cliff
                                                                        on Long Island.” Photography
The Arts Council greeted spring cial exhibits, workshops and            by Polly Whitehorn.
with a Showcase and several art music. Kathleen will also host
openings. The Showcase on fundraisers for the Arts Angels                                                                         John J. Burns
                                                                                                                       Memorable Sea Cliff Resident
                       Betsy Nagy Remembered                                                                   by Phil Como
by Carol Griffin                                                                                                   Born in Sea Cliff in 1913,          of the Town of Oyster Bay.
                                                                                                                John Bums lived his entire life           John’s long and successfiil ca
   Elizabeth “Betsy” Nagy, a        she was a paid staff member as                                              in our Village with the exception      reer as a public servant was
 Sea Cliff native, passed away      well as a volunteer visiting the                                            of the years he served in WWII.        punctuated by many friendships
 on April 28. Betsy, who worked     homebound. She was always                                                      The son of one of Sea Cliffs        and close associations with a
 hard for the Village as a volun    active in St. Luke’s Episcopal                                              early police officers, John had an    wide variety of people from the
 teer in several Sea Cliff organi   Church in the Altar Guild and                                               active childhood during the pe         everyday citizen to public fig
 zations, will surely be missed.    giving lay pastoral care to the                                             riod just after WWI. He at            ures such as Robert Moses and
 For many years Betsy worked        homebound and ifi.                                                          tended Sea Cliff School,              Nelson Rockefeller. At one point
in Mutual Concerns as a                Betsy received a Whitecap                                                graduating from the high school       in his career, John was privi
kitchen volunteer, volunteer co     Award in June 1999 for her ex                                               in 1931. For a time prior to mil      leged to be a candidate for Nas
ordinator, recording and corre      tensive volunteer work.                                                     itary service, John worked in the     sau County Executive, a
sponding. ~secretary,         and      Betsy continued with her vol-.                                           fuel oil business and, naturally      campaign in which he was hon
auction chairman, as well as        unteer endeavors despite deal                                               affibitious, was in managethèflt      ored to run but ultimately lost to
helping with the Thanksgiving,      ing with her own health issues                                             before too long.                       Eugene Nickerson.
Christmas and Easter baskets.       for several years. Her warm,                                                   John was married to North             John’s involvement in the af
Betsy also worked with the Sal      friendly way will be remem           Betsy Nagy                            Patterson, a high school class         fairs of our Village continued
vation Army on the house            bered. Betsy leaves her hus          Photo by Carol Griffin                mate, who provided him with            throughout his life. He was a
tours. She was a member of the      band John who often worked                                                 many years of a happy and lov          longtime member of our fire de
Good of the Village, where she      with his wife on her volunteer                                             ing partnership. On many occa          partment, the driving force be
served as a secretary and vice-     endeavors.                                                                 sions during John’s career in          hind the creation of our
president. For the Golden Rmg                                                                                  public service, North was al           Centennial Garden, the organ
                                                                                                               ways close by to remind him of         izer of Sea Cliffs Bicentennial
                                                                                                               the name of whatever individual        Celebration and one of the plan
       Annual “Giant Gently Used Book Sale”                                                                    who happened to be approach
                                                                                                                                                      ners of the beautiful Memorial
                                                                                                                                                      Park.                               C
                                                                                                                   After the war, John returned          In his later years, John was C
                   Sponsored by the                                                                            to Sea Cliff and in 1947 was           also known by the nickname m
                                                                                                               elected Mayor, running under           “Mr. Sea Cliff” In recognition of N)
      Friends of the Sea Cliff Library on June 2                                                               the banner of the newly formed         his many accomplishments and -a
                                                                                                               Civic Progress Party.          His     for all he contributed to Sea N)
by Carol Poll, President of the Friends of the Sea Cliff Library                                               tenure as mayor lasted until           Clift our Village Green is named 0)
                                                                                                               1952, at which time he was             in his honor.                       ru
  The Friends of the Sea Cliff      each sale, the community is         sales. Meetings are held on            elected to the New York State             John passed away at the age >
Library’s major fundraisers         encouraged to donate gently         the last Thursday of every             Assembly. Later, John also             of 87 in 2000, having lived a frill r
are two annual “Giant Gently        used books, DVD’s and audio         month at 7:30 p.m. at the              served locally as the Supervisor       and active life.                    -n
Used Book Sales.” One is held       books to the Friends to sell to     adult library. We offer cama
on Sea Cliffs “Garage Day
Sale”, Saturday, June 2 and
                                    raise funds for the library.
                                       The Friends are a non-profit
                                                                        raderie and a commitment to
                                                                        helping our library. Younger
                                                                                                                       Summer at the Library                                               r
the second is “Mini-Mart Day”,      group of people committed to        patrons who would like to join                                                                                     C
on Saturday, October 6. Book                                                                                   by Camille Purcell, Assistant Director                                      rn
                                    supporting our cherished li         the Junior Division can leave
sales are skillfully coordinated    brary. Join us by completing        their name at the children or                                                                                      C
by Mark Miksic, the vice-pres       the membership forms in the         adult library or send an e-mail          The Sea Cliff Village Library        audio and e-titles onto your         r
ident of the Friends and his                                                                                   summer schedule is taking              smartphone, tablet or computer       r
                                    library. Come to our open           to the Friendsoftheseacliffli                                                                                      m
committee. A month before           meetings. Help with the book                       shape. Mark your calendars for         from our website. Remember,          -1
                                                                                                               our return to the beach on June        reading is reading, no matter        z
                                                                                                               23. Summer is the perfect time         the format. Don’t forget to sign
                                                                                                               to take advantage of our Mu            up with friends for our free sum
                                                                                                               seum pass program. Spend the           mer offerings. This year’s theme     G)
                                                                                                               day outdoors at Old Westbury           is “Own the Night”. Learn how        m
                                                                                                               Gardens, stroll the sculptures at      to make Dream Catchers and
                                                                                                               Roslyn’s Nassau County Mu              Night Creatures Origami.
                                                                                                               seum of Art and why not visit             The Children’s Library will be
                                                                                                               our newest offering The Intrepid       presenting exciting summer pro
                                                                                                               Sea, Air & Space Museum.               grams at the beach and at the
                                                                                                                 Young adults, school is over,        Children’s Library. Check out
                                                                                                               but that doesn’t mean reading          their page on the Library’s web-
                                                                                                               has to stop. Summer is the per         site. The Library strives to offer
                                                                                                               fect time to get to those titles       our patrons the best selections
                                                                                                               that you were meaning to all           in book, audio and feature films
                                                                                                               school year long. Why not sit at       format. Look at our newsletter
                                                                                                               the beach or on your camp bunk         and check our website for infor
Friends of the Library planning for the book sale on June 2. (l-r) Wendy D’Vino, Aim Weick                     with your favorite author or           mation about what’s going on at
ert, Carol Poll, Mark Miksic, and Carol Berglie. Photo by Mike Russo                                           book series. You can download          your local library.
                               Sea Cliff Village Calendar                                                              Children’s Library
                                   Compiled by S.F. Collins
                                                                                                                         Summer 2012
       June 2012                                                                                           by Ann DiPietro, Children’s Library Coordinator
       1-HS Moving Up Day—HS Gym—1:30 p.m.                                                                           Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10- 5
       2-Gold Coast Lions Club, Defensive Driving Course at Village Hall—9 am, to 3:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                        Thursdays 10-7; Saturdays 10-1
       2-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Village-wide Garage Sale--b a.m-4 p.m.
       2-Friends of the Library Gently Used Giant Book Sale--Vifiage Green--b a.m-4 p.m.                     Happy Birthday, USA Tuesday, July 3 at 6 p.m.
       2-SCFD-Music on the Harbor--Sea Cliff Beach                                                               front lawn of the Children’s Library
       2-American Cancer Society—Relay-for-Life—H5 Track— 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                   Programs run from June 26 through Aug. 24
       3-Sea Cliff Village Museum--Then & Now--3-5 p.m. Museum closes for summer                                            unless otherwise noted.
       3-American Cancer Society—Relay-for-Life—ITS Track—S a.m.
       6-Village Justice Court--Vifiage Hall Room A--7:30 p.m.                                                  
       8-SC Elementary School 100th Anniversary Celebration 6 p.m.
       9-Sea Cliff Beautification Garden Tour 10 am. 3:30 p.m.
       9-Senior Action Annual Picnic at Methodist Church on Downing and Carpenter Avenues                 3p.m.           Lego Club
       noon —3 p.m.                                                                                       Wed.
       9-NS Community Chorus Concert—NSHS Theatre—7 p.m.                                                  10:30 a.m.      Story Hour at Sea Cliff Beach
       10-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Community Picnic and Concert-- Clifton Park-- 3p.m.                       2 p.m.         Pizza and Paperbacks for new kindergartnersI
       12-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Music Fun with Kris Rice--Sea Cliff Beach--9:30 a.m.                      3 p.m.         Chess Club (July 11- Aug.SY~
       14- Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Whitecap Awards--Village Hall--8 p.m.
       18-SC Elementary School 5th grade Moving Up Ceremony —11:30 a.m.
                                                                                                          10:30 a.m.      Babies and Toddlers Story Hour
       19-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Music Fun with Kris Rice--Sea Cliff Beach--9:30 a.m.
       21-NSMS grade 8 Moving Up Day—8:30 a.m.                                                            3 p.m.          Pizza and Paperbacks for new first and second
       22-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Ice Cream Social-Spooky Park-- 6 p.m.                                                    graders’
       22-Last Day of School—HS Commencement—5:30 p.m.                                                    4 p.m.          Science Programs (July 5-Aug. 2) Limited to 25
       27-Vifiage Justice Court-Village Hall Room A-- 7:30 p.m.                                                           grade school children
       27-Storytime at Sea Cliff Beach begins—10:30 a.m.                                                  5 p.m.          Novels and Nachos/Tacos and Tales (July 5-Aug
       28-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Sunset Serenade--Larry Martone--Memorial Park--7 p.m.                                    16)*
       July 2012                                                                                          10:30 am.        Story Hour for 3’s and up
       2-Village taxes are due without penalty.
                                                                                                          1 p.m.          Story Hour for Babies and Toddlers
       4-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Fourth of July Celebration--Vifiage Green--b a.m.
                                                                                                          3 p.m.          Lego Club
       5-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Sunset Serenade --Vinny St.Marten- -Memorial Park--7 p.m.
       7-Sea Cliff Beach Comm. 2nd Annual Palooza, Sea Cliff Beach, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
                                                                                                          Starred * programs have a small fee and require pre-registra
       8-Sea Cliff Arts Council --Summer Arts & Crafts Fair-Memorial Park--b a.m.-5 p.m.
                                                                                                          tion. Call 671-0420, or stop in for
       10-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Music Fun with Kris Rice--Sea Cliff Beach--9:30 a.m.
                                                                                                          more info.
       12-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Sunset Serenade--Kris Rice--Memorial Park--7 p.m.
                                                                                                          Whether you are spending the summer right here in Sea Cliff,
       14-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Summer Stroli--6-8 p.m.
                                                                                                          or at camp, or away on vacation, earn free books, prizes, and tro
       17-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Music Fun with Kris Rice--Sea Cliff Beach--9:30 a.m.
                                                                                                          phies. Come in and we’ll show you how easy it is to be part of
       19-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Sunset Serenade--Cathy Virgilio & Frank Ferrara--Memorial Park--7 p.m.   our summer reading club wherever you might be this summer!
       21-TOB S.T.O.P. Program ‘-Altamont Ave. DPW facility—9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
       21-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Shakespeare-in-a-Park- -Spooky Park--7 p.m.
       24-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Music Fun with Ens Rice--Sea Cliff Beach--9:30 a.m.
       25-Village Justice Court-Village Hall Room A-- 7:30 p.m.
       26-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Sunset Serenade--Crash My Party--Memorial Park--7 p.m.
       31-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Music Fun with Kris Rice--Sea Cliff Beach--9:30 a.m.

       August 2012
       2- Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Sunset Serenade--Chicken Head--Memorial Park--7 p.m.
       9- Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Sunset Serenade-- Teen Serenade & DOINK--Memorial Park--7 p.m.
       16-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Sunset Serenade--Less Than Three--Memorial Park--7 p.m.
       22-Village Justice Court--Vifiage Hall Room A--7:30 p.m.
       23-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Sunset Serenade--Joint Venture- -Memorial Park --7 p.m.                  Kindergartners take a break during Pizza and Picture-
¶~≥!   30-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Sunset Serenade--John Brady & Brian Schnunnan--Memorial Park --7 p.m.    books to share a favorite book. Photo by Ann DiPietro
~      Mutual Concerns Social and Lunch Program
~      Tuesdays and Fridays --St.Luke’s -11 a.m.-2 p.m.

0      Golden Ring
 ?     Mondays--SC Methodist Church--9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
~      Thursdays Town of Oyster Bay Comm. Center--Glen Head--1-4 p.m.
                                                                                                          SEA CLIFF
~      Village of Sea Cliff
~      Zoning Board--Meets third Tuesday of the Month--Vfflage Hall Room A--8 p.m.
                                                                                                          VILLAGE BULLETIN
~      Planning Board--Meets the second Wednesday of the month--Vfflage Hall--S p.m.                       Sea Cliff, NY 11579 Telephone 671-0080
w      Architectural Review Board--Meets second and fourth Monday of the month                                              w w w
       --Vifiage Hall--S p.m.                                                                             Mayor                                  Bruce Kennedy
                                                                                                          Trustees                               Carol Vogt
                                                                                                                                                 Tom Murphy
                                                                                                                                                 Peter Hayes
                                                                                                                                                 Tom Powell
                                                                                                          Village Justice                        John Reali
                                                                                                          Village Clerk/Treasurer                Marianne Lennon
                                                                                                          Vifiage Administrator/
                                                                                                          Director of Public Works               John Mirando
                                                                                                          Village Counsel                        Brian Stolar
                                                                                                          Superintendent of Buildings            Drew Lawrence

                                                                                                                                BULLETIN      STAFF
                                                                                                           Managing Editor                        Barbara Murray
       On its front steps, children and parents gathered to celebrate the opening of the StensonMe         Editorial Staff: Suzanne Bohn, Carol Griffin,
       morial Library ninety-seven years ago, and ‘Bappy birthday, dear Library” was sung by all.          Dan Maddock, Margaret Gay Malone and Frank Murray
       Photo by Ann DiPietro

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