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Top 20 Students In Glen Cove

The Glen Cove Board of Education, in conjunction with Glen Cove High School, honored the Top 20 academically ranked members of the Class of 2014 in a ceremony held during the Jan. 13 board planning meeting. 

Glen Cove High School Principal Roseann Cirnigliaro, Assistant Principal Allen Hudson and Assistant Principal Nadine Wheeler introduced the high school’s top academic achievers, listing the many extracurricular groups and academic clubs to which these students belong, as well as some of the fine post-secondary institutions to which they have been accepted. Each member of the Top 20 was awarded a certificate of recognition signed by Superintendent of Schools Maria L. Rianna and Ms. Cirnigliaro.

 

Samantha DiPaola is the Class of 2014 Valedictorian. Hans Ring is the Salutatorian and Andrew Schuck is the Honorarian (ranked third academically). The following students complete the Top 20: Daniel Wlodarczyk, Madison Dratch, Jackelyn Hayduk, Angad Sodhi, Claudia Kolanovic, Natalie Tenke, Dakota Herman, Sean Tan, Elizabeth Willson, Charles Daniele, Gillian Farnan, Kaitlin Sobelman, Michael Burrell, Alessandra Cappiello, Tianna Stephens, Maxine Lizaso and Hailey Aleman.

News

In an unusual change of venue, the Glen Cove City Council held its Sept. 23 meeting at the Webb Institute instead of City Hall. Before the meeting, more than 100 residents and the council members were given a tour of the college. 

 

Mayor Reginald Spinello said,  “Keith Michel [Webb President] suggested we could use the venue for the city and I thought having a city council meeting there would be an ideal way to show off the city’s precious history. I am hoping that the Holocaust Center will also allow us the opportunity next year.” He added, “There are a few other notable places in Glen Cove to have meetings like this to showcase the city.”

It was a country flavor at Sea Cliff Beach on the evening of Sunday, Sept. 14 as the alternative/country group Antigone Rising played in front of hundreds of local residents underneath the fading sunlight. The concert, which was originally slated for Saturday but rescheduled due to inclement weather, went off without 

a hitch as the ladies played a lot of their popular songs from different records. 


Sports

Glen Cove Junior Soccer got off on the right foot with its annual parade through the city ending at City Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 13. The parade had boys and girls from kindergarten to 10th grade march along with coaches and parents in their colorful uniforms. At the parade terminus, Glen Cove elected officials cheered the children on as they sat down on the field lines to hear the opening comments.

Hundreds of supporters turned out on Monday, Sept. 8 to golf, socialize with friends and dine beach-side at the 25th anniversary of SCO Family 

 of Services’ Howard F. Treiber Memorial Golf Open, SCO’s major fall fundraiser benefiting the 60,000 children, teens, adults and families served each year. The event began with brunch and shotgun tee offs at Meadow Brook Club in Jericho and The Creek Club in Locust Valley and concluded with dinner beach-side at The Creek. 


Calendar

Live Music - September 24

Whiskey Tasting - September 25

Play Bingo - September 26


Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

Yellow Margarine And A Pitch For The Ages
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com