Planning Board Overrides County and Approves Avalon Bay
The Glen Cove Planning Board met on June 19 and unanimously approved the Avalon Bay Communities' application for a special use permit and the site plan to build two luxury apartment complexes in the city's downtown business district. Avalon Bay I will house 111 upscale apartments on Glen Street; Avalon Bay II will have 254 upscale apartments on the former site of Eisenstadt's stretching over to the former OTB. Each complex will offer tenants a host of on-site amenities similar to those offered in other projects built by Avalon Bay-one of the nation's largest real estate investment trusts.
Glen Cove School Board Considers Matters of Interest
The Glen Cove Board of Education met on June 18, their last meetings before two new board members are sworn in next month. Board members Bob Lupinskie and Dr. Jeff Spector were lauded for their decade of service on behalf of the district's children---service in an unpaid position that at times carries a hefty price based on decisions rendered.
Glen Cove Hall of Fame Golf Tournament August 13
On Monday, Aug. 13 at 7:30 a.m., the 13th annual John Maccarone Hall of Fame Golf Tournament will be held at the Glen Cove Golf course. All the money raised from this tournament goes to the John Maccarone Scholarship Fund, which was set up in honor of the city's late recreation supervisor and founder of the Glen Cove Hall of Fame. To date, approximately $20,000 has been awarded to outstanding academic-athlete students. This year, as a result of the 2000 golf tournament revenues, two $750 scholarships were awarded to graduating seniors from Glen Cove High School - Kelly Maxey, who will be attending Boston University, studying communications and Anthony Pizziatola, who will study communications/broadcasting at C.W. Post this fall.
Glen Cove Jr. Baseball Softball Game Wrap Up
The Waste Management Mudcats handed the Lightning Auto Body Cobras its first loss of the season, 14-11, with hitting by Derek Maruca (three-run homer); Kevin Martinez, triple; Jordan Alexander, three singles; and Matthew Martino, a double. The Mudcats also provided great fielding by Martinez, Matteo Gaudio, Sean Cuniff and Mark Ermmarino. Tom Cammisa, Christian Ring, Michael Stanco, Milo Duchnowski (two homers) and Danny Grabowski hit round-trippers as the Ateco Sea Dogs won over the Zavaro Landscaping Rockrounds in a 15-13 slugfest at John Maccarone Memorial Stadium. Grabowski also hit for the cycle and Cameron Bisca added two triples.
School Consolidation Forever?