News Flash

DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR

Posted on: October 1, 2019

Mother Dedicates Playground Equipment to Northport’s Soper Park in Honor of her Son

Soper Park Dedication of Playground Equipment

Northport, NY –This past Sunday afternoon; friends, family and local leaders gathered at Soper Park in Northport Village to celebrate the dedication of new playground equipment in honor of Michael Budelis. Michael, who lived his childhood in the neighborhood where the park is located, died tragically in 1972- he was 11 years old. His loving mother Maxine DeSeta, who was the first chairperson of Northport’s resident parks committee which raised funding to create Soper Park many years ago, recently donated funds to the Village for the installation of new equipment to enhance the park-in memory and celebration of Michael’s life.

“This wonderful public park is a symbol of the generous and everlasting love that Maxine has for her son. It is a fitting tribute that will continue to bring joy to the children and families in the community for years to come,” stated Legislator William R. Spencer. 

The ceremony, organized by Northport Village Trustee Mercy Smith, was attended by Maxine’s family, neighbors and elected officials including; Senator Jim Gaughran, Assemblyman Andrew Raia, Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, Councilwoman Joan Cergol and Northport Village Mayor Damon McMullen.


Soper Park Dedication of Playground Equipment

Legislator William R. Spencer presented Maxine DeSeta a proclamation in 

recognition of her donation honoring her late son Michael Budelis 

###

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR

41861153_10214754170180341_8158978273599029248_n

Letter to Editor Talking about Suicide

Posted on: September 26, 2018
Alize and Doc

Supplies for our Students Drive

Posted on: August 9, 2018
bd

Community Blood Drive

Posted on: July 6, 2018
Slava

Senior of the Year

Posted on: May 29, 2018
Doc Powdered caffeine

County Gets Boost From FDA in Ban

Posted on: April 23, 2018
Lori and Doc

Honoring a Leader in Public Health

Posted on: March 21, 2018
ikea

IKEA Donates 5,000 Reusable Bags

Posted on: March 9, 2018
ikea bag

5,000 BAGS UP FOR GRABS

Posted on: March 5, 2018
seal grey (2)

Press Release Archives

Posted on: May 31, 2017