Monday, October 14 - Sunday, October 20
SEA CLIFF RESIDENTS QUESTION FAIRNESS OF ZBA DECISION
October 20 -- At last Tuesday's Sea Cliff Village Board meeting, long time residents Karin and Doug Barnaby expressed their frustration, and questioned the fairness of a recent zoning board of appeals decision denying their application to subdivide their two acre property. The basement courtroom in Village Hall was filled to capacity, as the Barnaby's made their case to the Village Board during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.
Letter to the Editor from Karin Barnaby,
Sea Cliff, October 21
Democracy, the Rule of Law and Due Process in Sea Cliff
I was born in war-ravaged, deeply traumatized Europe in 1944. While I have no memory of WWII, I have postwar memories . . . of my brother and me exploring the rubble of bombed out buildings . . . of my father saving up cigarettes to barter for a piece of smelly mutton that he proudly lugged home in a suitcase . . . of my mother soaking our lice-infested scalps with stinging kerosene rags.
By far my favorite memory is of a package that arrived one day from America, filled with unimaginably sweet and fragrant oranges, my first oranges. READ MORE
The Week in Pictures
NS WELL REPRESENTED AT MEETING WITH STATE ED COMMISSIONER; PARENTS, EDUCATORS URGE TESTING AND COMMON CORE REFORMS
RUSSIAN VOCAL ENSEMBLE LYRA PERFORMS AT ST. LUKE'S IN SEA CLIFF
October 21 -- On Sunday evening, four members of the Russian vocal ensemble Lyra visited St. Luke's Church in Sea Cliff, for what has become an annual event, to perform Sacred Chants of the Russian Orthodox Church and traditional Russian (and one Belorussian) folk songs. READ MORE
SEA CLIFF METHODIST CHURCH HOLDS ITS ANNUAL PUMPKIN PATCH FESTIVAL
October 20 -- On Saturday, the pumpkin patch at the corner of Carpenter and Downing Avenues was the site of an assortment of autumnal activities as the Sea Cliff Methodist Church hosted its annual Fall Festival.
The event was both educational and fun as attendees could learn about Native American culture from the Explorers Club of Hicksville, who created their own Native-American wardrobes, or watch a professional pumpkin carver sculpt the orange squash into a life-like human face. READ MORE
EVENTS THIS WEEK (October 21 - October 27)