AvalonBay to Break Ground on Glen Street
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. has announced the groundbreaking of the second phase of Avalon at Glen Cove. A ceremony celebrating the ground breaking was held at the Avalon Glen Cove site on Glen Street, and was attended by executives of AvalonBay Communities and local public figures, including Glen Cove Mayor Mary Ann Holzkamp, Glen Cove Director of Public Works Nick DeSantis, and the Executive Director of the Glen Cove IDA Cara Longworth.
Glen Cove Seniors Honor First Responders; Donate to Katrina Victims
The Glen Cove Senior Citizen Center held a special celebratory luncheon on Friday, Sept. 23, at which director Carol Waldman, representing the senior community, bestowed honors and donations on Glen Cove's first responders: the fire department, police department and EMS. Second Assistant Fire Chief Tony Tripp, and ex-Chief Mike Maher represented Glen Cove's Volunteer Fire Department, Deputy Chief Bruce Early and PO Patrick Wright were there from the GCPD, and EMT Tony Jimenez was on hand to accept the accolades for Glen Cove EMS.
Glen Cove High School Big Red Sports
Tennis 2005: new season, new players, new expectations! The season is in full swing and the girls tennis team is on its way. With some returning players, this year's team is very competitive. Captains Katherine Dolecki and Tara Napoli are great leaders. Tara is first singles, and Katherine is second. Their opponents have certainly been giving them a run for the money. Returning player junior Mariel Fredericksen is third singles and on her way to all-conference. This year's newer players include Jamie Carlson and Danielle Silas in first doubles, Jackie Szlakowicz and Alyssa Oh at second doubles, Sara Graziosi and Reena Walia at third singles and Alyssa Farber, Harleen Walia, Victoria Beisler, Amber Becktold and Natasha Gregorio rotating at fourth doubles. Dianna Belifore returns this week from a serious bout with mononucleosis. The team welcomes her back.
North Shore High School Vikings Sports
The North Shore Vikings football team had a huge homecoming victory against the Baymen of Oyster Bay, beating them by a score of 36-6. Vinnie Tesoriero had 130 total yards and three touchdown catches for North Shore (1-2 Nassau Conference IV), which led to a score of 21-0 at the half, and 36-0 after three quarters. QB Ronnie Irving was 3 of 4, passing for 159 yards with three touchdowns. Zack Tayne rushed for 107 yards, two touchdowns and added two sacks on defense. Brian Stern had nine tackles for North Shore. Runningback Chris Palliser had over 100 yards of total offense as he ran up and down the field for the Vikings. Patsy Vacchio kicked all of the extra points, except for when Ronnie Irving threw a bullet pass to Patrick Cunningham for a two-point conversion. The Vikings' next game is Saturday night (Oct. 8) at Hampton Street Stadium in Mineola. Kick-off is at 7 p.m.
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