and announced the negotiation of an agreement to acquire 7.3 acres of open and recreational space in the Roslyn area.
The agreement calls for the $2 million dollar transaction to be funded through the Town’s Environmental Legacy Fund.
The Town Board will vote on the agreement at June 19 Town Board meeting, held at 7:30 p.m. at .
The new recreational space will be open to all Town residents.
For more information, visit www.NorthHempsteadNY.Gov and click “Roslyn Pool and Open Space Acquisition” under Town Updates or call 311.
New Meters in Port Washington
The Port Washington Public Parking District recently installed multi-space parking meters in four shopper parking lots. According to the , the new meters offer convenience and proof of payment and also reduce maintenance costs for the parking district.
Located at Maryland Avenue, North Bayles Avenue, Irma Avenue and Shore Road, the meters replace the old individual parking meters. Parking fees remain at the .25 cent per hour rate.
To use the meters, drivers pull into a parking space identified by a number, go to the multi-space pay station, enter the space number and deposit the appropriate amount of coins for the amount of time desired. The pay-station will dispense a receipt indicating the lot number, date, and parking expiration time. No bills, credit or debit cards will be accepted, only quarters.
According to the town, the new parking technology provide drivers proof of payment while eliminating the need to return to vehicles to display the receipt.
All meters will be activated by June 11.
For more information, call 311.
Thousands Attended Fireworks Commemoration
Despite clouds and the threat of thunder, 15,000 gathered at on May 26 for the Memorial Day tribute honoring those who gave their lives serving their country.
Kaiman read the names of each member of the U.S. Marine Corps Color Guard, 2nd battalion, 25th Regiment, after they advanced the colors. Stephanie DeNicola, Samantha Mannarino and Julia Moran, three girl scouts from the Carle Place troop #3086, led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
Great Neck South High School students, Steven Telsey, Karen Notovitz, Ashley Gould, Justin Kelly and Diana Charlop, then sang the National Anthem a cappella.
Also in attendence were town board members Angelo Ferrara, Anna Kaplan, Viviana Russell and Tom Dwyer, and Town Clerk Leslie Gross. Kaiman declared a moment of silence for the fallen soldiers.