MaryAnn Holzkamp, Glen Cove's First Female Mayor
They said it could never happen in Glen Cove but, on Nov. 6, voters in Glen Cove elected the city's first female mayor by a margin of 1,353 votes. Local businesswoman and eight-year city councilwoman Democrat MaryAnn Holzkamp garnered 4,542 votes while her opponent, Republican David Zatlin, received 3,189 votes. The entire Team Glen Cove ticket was elected by a comfortable margin. The Team Glen Cove tally is as follows: Anzelmo Graziosi -4,544; Tony Jimenez-4,063; Joseph Gioino-4,015; Joan Meehan-4,547; Al Granger-4,601 and Mike Norman-4,395. For the Republican candidates, the tally is: Luis Vazquez-2,427; Steve Gonzalez-3,453; Barbara Vissichelli-2,695; Phil Zuccala-3,396; Ron Pascucci-2,897 and Frank O'Regan-2,738.
North Shore Residents Continue to Question Board
Hundreds of North Shore residents attended the scheduled open meeting of the board of education on Monday, Oct. 5 at North Shore High School. Twice a year the district schedules open town meetings in which the community can ask questions of the board on any subject pertaining to North Shore School. Last night's meeting, scheduled so soon after the announcement by the board not to renew the superintendent's contract, was devoted almost exclusively to that issue.
Glen Cove High School Big Red Sports
The Big Red varsity football team played their last home game Saturday and defeated Plainedge H.S. 35 to 20 keeping their playoff hopes alive. The win puts the team record at 4-2-1 assuring a winning season and forcing a must win game versus Bethpage to get back to Hofstra a fourth consecutive year.
Commanches Finish Third In Fall Season
The Glen Cove Comanches had to win two big games on Oct. 21 to make the playoffs and we did it. The O.L.F. Knights of Manhattan came to town.
School Board and Parents Fight, Our Children Lose