Glen Cove Honors War Dead, MIAs and POWs
The community of Glen Cove came out in great numbers on Memorial Day weekend, our nation's most solemn and revered days, to pay tribute to all who have made the supreme sacrifice in defense of our country. Veterans began the Memorial Day weekend with the decoration of monuments on Ford Street, at St. Rocco Church and at Elm Avenue. The city's annual memorial service followed at the Church of St. Patrick. VFW Post 347, Glen Cove American Legion Post 76, Young Simmons American Legion Post 1765 and Auxiliary Unit, the Marine Corps League Globe & Anchor Detachment were joined by spiritual leaders and the faithful of our city's religious community in somber remembrance.
GC Golf Club Driving Range Is Par Excellence
The City of Glen Cove, the Glen Cove Golf Club and the Soundview Restaurant celebrated the grand opening of the new driving range at the Glen Cove Golf Club, when Mayor Ralph V. Suozzi and the Glen Cove City Council, along with former Mayor Mary Ann Holzkamp, officiated at the ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 26.
The Vikings season ended with a 2-0 loss to Wantagh in the playoffs. The team's overall record this year was an impressive 15-6, with a 9-4 league record. Several varsity players earned awards as a result of their play this season: Meg Schenkel and Kelly Henry (All-County); Amanda Magnuson and Liz Cottell (All-Conference); and Kiki Palazzo, Lauren Silka, and Liz Muscarello (All-Division).
The Cowboys beat a tough Rockhounds team, 15-8, behind a clutch two-run round-tripper by Hunter Fabini. Other hitters in the clutch for the Cowboys were Fernando Aguilar, Brett Bennett, James Adams, Randy Grandos, Justin Tovar, Corey Dinkins and Michael Payton...The Sidewinders got big hits from Matthew Ziegen (triple and two singles), Tommy Wilson (homer and two singles) and Justin Sobelman (triple and two singles) for a 16-10 win vs. the Biscuits...Connor Hehn had a banner day in the Bats 19-2 victory vs. the Dragons as he hit four homers for a total of six hits. Jerome Zenith had five hits as Nicholas Scarmato and Nick Kiaer (homer and triple) had three hits apiece. The Bats remain unbeaten (5-0) on the young season. Kiaer homered twice in the Bats 13-6 victory and added two doubles. Thorton Scott also homered twice as Hehn added a round-tripper for the Bats. The Bats also executed a rare feat in baseball-the triple play.
Mask Hides Nothing
Critical of Judge McCord