GCFD Former Chief Edward Campbell to be Honored
Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department Ex-Chief Ed Campbell will be honored for 50 years of service with the department on April 20. The former chief, who holds a Silver Medal of Valor for injuries sustained fighting a fire, is a World War II Navy veteran. His impressive list of dedication to our community also includes being a retired employee of the US Postal Service and a former City of Glen Cove Building Inspector. Anyone who wants to attend the gala event should call the Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department at 676-0366. Pictured as tickets to the affair became available are Mayor Mary Ann Holzkamp, GCFD Chief William E. Neice, Jr., (left), Ex-Chief Edward Campbell and the Dinner Committee Chairman, Glen Cove Police Officer/Firefighter Bobby Cunningham.
City Council Approves Sea Cliff Avenue Moratorium
The Glen Cove City Council held a public hearing on April 9, in city hall, to discuss placing a temporary moratorium on development along the Sea Cliff Avenue corridor. Mayor Mary Ann Holzkamp stated that concerns had been raised by residents of the area, pointing out that the traffic on the street has become increasingly dangerous. The mayor also stated that the city's planning board has recommended a six month moratorium on development for the purpose of studying "the whole area before allowing more use."
Big Red Sports
The Boys Varsity Lacrosse team enjoyed their spring break with a 10-6 victory over Hewlett. Jumping out to a 3-0 first quarter lead, the Big Red was able to keep the Bulldogs on a short leash.
Jr. Lacrosse Opens 2002 Season
The Glen Cove Jr. Lacrosse League opened its 2002 season on Sunday, with games in West Babylon and Jericho. The third and fourth graders, affectionately known as Bert's Bald Eagles, traveled to West Babylon and quickly had to earn their wings, while the fifth and sixth graders, Condo's Condors found the skies not-too-friendly in Jericho!
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