Glen Cove Community Support for Our Troops
Six weeks ago, Glen Cove Mayor Mary Ann Holzkamp and Detective Steve Vetrone launched a community-wide effort to fulfill the wishes of a local young man, a Glen Cove High School Class of 2001 graduate...a veteran. That young man is Pvt. E-3 Edwin Robert Friskey who received the Purple Heart for injuries sustained during combat in Afghanistan earlier this year. Mayor Holzkamp said, "Eddie's spirit is that of a true American patriot. When we asked him what our community could do to assist him as he recovers, Eddie said he wanted nothing for himself...his wish was that we remember his GI buddies back in Afghanistan." And so, the call for donations went out through the local press. The response is great in numbers and gifts and it continues to grow. The Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 8 and the Glen Cove Teachers Association have enlisted in this effort, too.
Bad Deeds Usurp Good Luck for Lottery Winner
Lydia Moore, a 54-year-old Glen Cove woman, enjoyed playing lottery games and was always first on line to try a new game when it came out. On Oct. 12, she purchased a Livin' Large Lottery ticket that made her the first jackpot winner, $5 million worth, of the game. She turned in her claim immediately, and received her multi-million dollar check on Oct. 28.
NS Vikings Field Hockey Wins County Championship
The North Shore Vikings continued their winning streak with a 3-1 victory over Manhasset in the Class B Nassau County Finals on Friday at C.W. Post. With gusting winds, the North Shore Vikings took a quick 2-0 lead in the first half with great goals by Catie Destio off a corner, followed by Adrienne Koslow with 20 minutes to go in the half. The team played great throughout the game and worked hard to make the championship a reality. Blair Clancy secured the win with a penalty stroke into the second half to give North Shore a 3-1 lead. Goalie Sara Longobucco had 8 saves. This was truly a team effort...great playing and positive attitudes by all. The team made it to the finals with a 4-0 win over Clarke in the semi-final round on Monday. Goals were scored by Kaela McGilloway, Adrienne Koslow, Catie Destio and Kristen Alberga. The Vikings will compete for the Long Island Championship on Thursday, Nov 11 at 10 a.m. at Hofstra Stadium.
Big Red Advances to Semi-Finals at Hofstra
The Glen Cove Varsity Football Team advanced to the county semi-finals Saturday with a victory over Plainedge HS. In a thrilling hard fought contest the boys from GC outlasted the Red Devils 24-21. The semi-final playoff game will be held at Hofstra University Friday at 4:15 p.m. This week will be the Big Red's fourth trip to the "Turf" over the past seven years.
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