Glen Cove School Budget Fails; North Shore's Passes
On May 16, voters in the City of Glen Cove defeated the 2000-2001 proposed $ 47,789,674 school budget with 1,386 votes against the spending plan and 1,167 votes in favor. Winning in his second bid for a seat on the board of education is Dr. Rodger Silletti with 1,256 votes and incumbent Vito Abbondandolo retained his position on the board having garnered 1,089. Both men will be serving a five-year term. The tallies for the other candidates vying for those two seats on the board of education were: Dan Cox- 723; Doug Brown- 695; Dale Gibson-Wallace- 663 and incumbent Lorri Prince- 478. These tallies include one write-in vote at the Connolly School voting booths. Messrs. Abbondandolo and Silletti will be sworn in on July 1.
Guided Missile Frigate to Visit Glen Cove
Mayor Thomas Suozzi has announced that the US Navy guided missile frigate, (FFG 2), John L. Hall will visit Glen Cove during the city's Waterfront Festival 2000, June 30 through July 2. The 445' Navy warship is probably the largest vessel ever to be in Hempstead Harbor. The home port for the John L. Hall is Pascagoula, Mississippi. The ship was built in 1981 and was commissioned in 1982.
Glen Cove High School Big Red Sports
Joan Starkman slides into home breaking the tie in the bottom of the sixth inning as Glen Cove defeats Sewanhaka 2-1! Photo by Bill Basdavanos
Glen Cove Senior Softball News
On Friday evening April 14, a softball game was played between a women's all star team (sponsored by Maccarone Plumbing) and a group of players from the Glen Cove Senior Softball Association. The GCSSA oversees the three 60-year-old and above clubs, namely the Cobras, the Rebels, and the Vikings. Players from all three teams participated in this game which was won by the men by a score of 15 to 11. The women's team displayed some terrific talent and stretched the men to their maximum before the end.
School Board Election to Remember