THE . -. -
VILLAGE OF SEA CLIFF
JUNE VILLAGE BULLETIN 2012
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
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)
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
-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
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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
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
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
zon.net 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
email@example.com 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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
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. email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or stop in for
10-Sea Cliff Civic Assoc. Music Fun with Kris Rice--Sea Cliff Beach--9:30 a.m.
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.
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.
~ Village of Sea Cliff
~ Zoning Board--Meets third Tuesday of the Month--Vfflage Hall Room A--8 p.m.
~ 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 .seacliff-ny.gov
--Vifiage Hall--S p.m. Mayor Bruce Kennedy
Trustees Carol Vogt
Village Justice John Reali
Village Clerk/Treasurer Marianne Lennon
Director of Public Works John Mirando
Village Counsel Brian Stolar
Superintendent of Buildings Drew Lawrence
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
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