Murder of Local Jeweler Devastates Community
The communities of Glen Cove and Glen Head were thrown into shock and sadness following the murder of Thomas Renison, 48, a resident of Glen Cove who worked at J&J Jewels of Glen Head, a family business owned by his in-laws. According to Nassau County police, a white male entered the jewelry shop on Glen Head Road on Tuesday, Dec. 21 under the pretense of buying a ring and while there, produced a gun and shot Mr. Renison in the chest four times. Mr. Renison was transported to North Shore Hospital at Glen Cove where he was pronounced dead.
Glen Cove Community PRIDE Project Moves Forward
Glen Cove's SAFE, Inc. is one of only 224 agencies nationwide to be awarded a five-year federal grant from the Office of National Drug Control Policy for a Drug-Free Communities Support Program. This grant will be used to develop and implement the Glen Cove Community PRIDE Project.
Glen Cove High School Big Red Sports
On Sunday, Dec. 12, the Glen Cove High School varsity cheerleaders were at Valley Stream North High School participating in the 22nd annual Nassau County Cheerleading Competition. In this annual event, cheerleading squads compete against each other and are judged on precision, athletics, teamwork and stunts. The Glen Cove girls brought down the house at the competition with their routine and cheers, and were given the Spirit Award for their enthusiasm and energy. Coaches Tricia Oliveras and Shannon Quackenbush Zawada congratulate the squad on a terrific job.
Pee Wee Lacrosse at NSB&G Club
North Shore Boys & Girls Club is introducing a lacrosse development program for first and second-graders. The program will consist of separate clinics for both boys and girls interested in learning the basic skills from experienced coaches who have played the game at both the high school and college levels.
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