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Village of Williston Park
Schools have opened or will be opening next week, so itís time to remind all to drive responsibility in order to ensure a safe environment for our children. Slow down, stop at stop signs and obey all traffic devices. I hear many times that drivers passing through the Village ignore the rules of the road, yet, the reality is, that many unsafe drivers are Village residents. Our great Village is made up of children, adults and seniors who walk, jog, and run on our sidewalks and streets. Be mindful of their safety and again PLEASE DRIVE SAFELY and CAUSIOUSLY! I wish all our youth returning to school good luck, and remind them to work hard and enjoy the school year.
On July 22, 2017, former Mayor Roger J. Fay celebrated his 100th Birthday, with family and friends at Sangria 71. As a tribute, on August 15th, at the Roger J. Fay Williston Park Pool, at the Annual Volunteer-Employee Appreciation Night, Roger was honored by over a 150 friends and family. While the event also recognized our Village Volunteers and Employees, Roger was the man of the hour. Roger J. Fay was Mayor of Williston Park from 1960 until 1968, while previously serving as Trustee. While Mayor, Roger oversaw the expansion of the Village Hall, the building of the Fire House, a major installation of a water main that runs from the water tower to William Street and of course the building of the pool and its complex, which bears his name. Roger, a member of the WPFD for over fifty years and a long-term member of the American legion. He also served in various capacities at Saint Aidanís Church. In attendance were four of the living Mayors, Charlie Kempton, Lud Odernia, Doreen Ehrbar, and yours truly. Former Mayor Joe Connelly was unable to attend but sent best wishes to Roger. Dignitaries in attendance included North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth, assemblyman Ed Ra, Town Councilman Angelo Ferrera, former State Senator Jack Martins, East Williston Mayor Dave Tanner, and Members of the Nassau County Village Association (Warren Tackenberg, Mayor Kreitzman, Mayor Kennedy, Trustee Becker). The NCVOA donated plantings and a plaque honoring Roger. Village Deputy Mayor Kevin Rynne, Trustee Billy Carr (chefs for the night) and Trustee Mike Uttaro were present. Frank Olivera, President of the Williston Park Rotary spoke and noted that the Rotary will be planting a tree with plaque in the Village honoring Roger. Jack Afonso, representing the American Legion had kind words for Roger. Williston Park Fire Department Chief Rich Sais spoke on behalf of the Department. Many Village groups were there to share in this momentous event. The Pool staff did an excellent job of ensuring that the night went smooth. The setting was fantastic and the food was great. An enjoyable evening was had by all, especially Roger and his family. It ended with a hearty rendition of Happy Birthday to Roger and a fantastic cake from Dolce Bakery. A special thanks to the committee, Julie Kain, Doreen Ehrbar Kevin Rynne, Jack Afonso, And Rich Sais.
Trustee: Teresa Thomann
Trustee: William Carr
Trustee: Michael Uttaro
Village Clerk: Julie Kain
Village Justice: Kevin Kiley
Acting Village Justice: Beth Swendsen-Dowd
Village Attorney: James A. Bradley
Board Meetings are held at 8:00 PM on the 3rd Monday of the month.
The Village of Williston Park
comprises an area of less than one square mile with a population of
approximately 7,500 people.
The Board holds public meetings at 8:00 p.m. on the third Monday of each month, except in April, when the organization meeting is held on the first Monday.