We are proud to sponsor this important event with Councilman Christopher Carini. This is a great way for First Responders to gain certification!
Residents interested in receiving the potentially lifesaving Narcan training should register by calling the Hempstead Town Board at (516) 812-3242. Walk-ups are also welcome.
SMCCA President Joe Baker cleaned up, weeded, planted Mums and watered our adopted garden located at south end of Cammanns Pond at corner of Lindenmere & Shore Drives.
Passerby’s complimented how beautiful it looks!!
Community that “Looks Good, Feels Good.”
Hempstead Town Battens down the Hatches for Tropical Storm Henri – Secures Marinas and Readies Response Crews for Potential Hurricane
Tropical Storm Henri is on the move and Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin has ensured that America’s largest township is well prepared to weather the storm. Clavin has mobilized the Town of Hempstead Storm Response Team in anticipation of the tropical storm and potential hurricane, which is currently making its way across the Atlantic and is expected to reach our area by Sunday evening into Monday morning. Meteorologists and weather experts are predicting that Tropical Storm Henri will strengthen into a Category 1 Hurricane as it moves across the Atlantic. Town officials alerted residents of a strengthened rip tide, large waves, strong winds, heavy rain and possible coastal flooding.
“The Town of Hempstead was readily prepared for Tropical Depression Fred and will continue following-through with storm preparations as we await Tropical Storm Henri,” said Clavin. “Although Tropical Depression Fred turned out to be nothing more than a rainy, windy nuisance, it is predicted that Tropical Storm Henri will turn into a Category 1 Hurricane when it moves up the Atlantic. No matter the size of the storm, Hempstead Town does not underestimate Mother Nature’s wrath. We encourage residents to do the same and to take precautions such as having non-perishable food, water and basic necessities on hand in the event of potential storm surges and power outages.”
Town workers have been undergoing preparations all week by clearing storm drains, fueling response vehicles and priming equipment in anticipation of potential flooding, downed trees and storm-related damages. In addition, boats have been secured at town marinas and town lifeguards have been warning beachgoers of the dangers of increased riptides with large waves. Supervisor Clavin was joined in making the announcement by Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby, Councilmen Bruce Blakeman, Anthony D’Esposito, Dennis Dunne Sr., Thomas Muscarella, Christopher Carini, Town Clerk Kate Murray and Receiver of Taxes Jeanine Driscoll.
Hempstead Town officials will continue to monitor the storm’s strength and path in collaboration with the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management and the National Weather Service. Visit hempsteadny.gov or check the Town of Hempstead Facebook Page and Twitter (@HempsteadTown) for updates. Report downed trees, particularly those obstructing town roads, by calling 516-489-5000 during regular hours 9 to 4:45 or after hours please call Public Safety at 516-538-1900. Please note that if power lines are involved, the town cannot remove the trees until given an all clear by the utility companies for safety reasons.
“Throughout the storm, our dedicated CSEA Local 880 workforce will be responding to fallen trees and emergency situations,” said Clavin. “The Town of Hempstead will continue to provide updates and keep residents safe throughout the storm.”
Important Phone Numbers and Websites
Town of Hempstead
General – Hempsteadny.gov
Storm Response (Report Hazardous Conditions) https://hempsteadtown.com/storm/
Nassau County Office of Emergency Management(516) 573-9600
PSEG Long Island(800) 490-0075 (Report Outages)
Text “OUT” to 773454 to report outages or visit psegliny.com/outages
National Grid(800) 930-5003
Nassau County Police(516) 573-8800
In an emergency, dial 911.
American Red Cross(516) 747-3500
SMCCA welcomes Obi O'Brien as our new webmaster. We have set up a new SMCCA Facebook page; please follow the link on the top of the page to access this and like us on Facebook. We thank Alan for the many years of service that he has volunteered to help our organization grow. We still need more volunteers to help continue the work that we are doing.
SMCCA donated two new basketball posts, backboards and baskets for Julian Lane Park in Spring 2021.
SAVE THE DATES
Please mark your calendars.
SMCCA MEETINGS Restarting Sept 28 7-9 pm
Due to pandemic ,if something changes we will advise on this website as well as the South Merrick Community Civic Association Facebook page.
Rest of 2021 Schedule Follows
Meet the Candidates Night
Monday, October 25, 7-9pm
Tuesday, November 30, 7-9pm
Tuesday, December 28, 7-9pm
The corona virus pandemic has suddenly altered and prohibited our daily activities.
Its important that we postpone our meetings until further notice.
Please take advise from our Federal, State, local government officials and health professionals to prevent spreading this deadly disease.
As a community organization it’s important that we realize the needs of the elderly who are restricted to shop for their needs during this crisis.
Please consider recruiting our younger residents to coordinate volunteering to help during this difficult time.
SMCCA President Joe Baker met with Town of Hempstead Park & Recreation officials recently to discuss ongoing construction at Julian Lane Park.
Upgrades include resurfacing basketball and tennis courts and the installation of new basketball poles, backboards and hoops donated by SMCCA.
Pictured left to right are Regional Supervisor Chris Maloney, President Joe Baker, Councilman Chris Carini, Park
Illegally posted signs removed by SMCCA
Illegally posted signs removed by SMCCA
Merrick Herald Life Jan 16, 2020 article
Joe Baker Letter to the Editor -September 20, 2020
- Joe Baker's letter of May 14, 2016
- Joe Baker's letter of September 14, 2015
- Joe Baker's message of June 5, 2015
- Joe Baker's message of December 17, 2013
- Joe Baker's letter of December 2011
- Joe Baker's letter of May 2011
- Joe Baker's letter of June 2010
- Joe Baker's letter of December 2009 Click here to go to The President's Page-
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