Residents and Alumni Go to Bat for Coach Dolecki
As anyone who is part of the school board meeting scene knows, once school is out, the meetings are usually sparsely attended and often without excitement. The Glen Cove School Board meeting of July 1 started out routinely enough; in fact, the meeting began before the public was aware it was beginning. The board members began the business of reorganization, and people scrambled for their seats. There was no pledge of allegiance, nor any other call to order that would signal the start of a meeting.
Mike Lennon Swims the Harbor as Fundraiser for 9/11 Film
Retired FDNY fireman and award winning independent filmmaker Mike Lennon went for a three and a half mile swim in Hempstead Harbor on Saturday, June 29. His mission was to raise funds to make a documentary film about the aftereffects of September 11 on New York City firefighters and their families
North Shore Men's Baseball: The Inside Pitch
"Did you ever play the game?" asked Roy Hobbs of the cynical sportswriter in Bernard Malamud's dark novel The Natural. His meaning was clear. Unless you've swung the ash and sent a screaming liner to pen green, or reared back and flung a stitched sphere (What? I can't use it twice in one season!) at a batsman with all your might on the hope it wouldn't come back at you even faster, or rounded second trying for that triple as the rightfielder gathered in the ball asking yourself: head or feet first?, or reached up with your glove with one last desperate lunge for a blast over your head, or closed your eyes as you picked a ball thrown in the dirt, or...uh sorry, sorry, getting a bit carried away there.
Glen Cove Sting Takes CYO Championship
The quest is complete. What started out in December ended in June with a 22-6 St. Rocco's victory over Our Lady of Mercy of Lynbrook. Glen Cove scored three runs in the bottom of the first, but Our Lady of Mercy tied the score in the second. In the bottom of the second the Sting scored one to make it 4 to 3 and never looked back.
Non-Lead Sinkers Still Sink
Applauds Traffic Calming