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Library Celebrates 100th Birthday

Written by Gary Simeone Saturday, 29 November 2014 00:00

What better way to celebrate a 100th birthday than by having a new room inauguration filled with local residents, live music and cocktails and scrumptious hors d’oeuvres. That is what happened at the Locust Valley Library Sunday evening, Nov. 9, as the community room was officially renamed the Matinecock Neighborhood Association Community Room. Proceeds from the event went to the restoration of the new room.

 

Speakers at the centennial celebration included Library Board of Trustees President Charles Brisbane, Library Administrative Director Kathy Smith, Locust Valley Historical Society President Herb Schierhorst and Matinecock Nation Chief Little Running Fox.

 

Waterfront Phase One Approved

Written by Jill Nossa Friday, 28 November 2014 00:00

The first phase in constructing the waterfront development has been given the green light, pending “many conditions” that still have to be met before breaking ground.

 

The Glen Cove Planning Board unanimously approved the final resolution on the development site plan and subdivision for the proposed Garvies Point waterfront redevelopment project, encompassing 56 acres on the north side of Glen Cove Creek, at its Nov. 18 meeting, 

 

Women’s Fund Marks 20 Years

Written by Dr. Cynthia Paulis Thursday, 27 November 2014 00:00

Driving rain and an early start time did not deter 600 people who arrived at Crest Hollow Country Club recently to celebrate the Women’s Fund of Long Island’s 20th year and to honor four exceptional women. 

 

The breakfast started with a meet and greet and a chance to showcase Women’s Fund contest winner Patti Hogarty, designer of “Women as Bamboo.” Inspired by her neighbor’s bamboo, she entered the contest drawing a design of the bamboo, which Ambalu Jewelers of Roslyn then turned into various pendants of which 40 percent of the profits would go to WFLI. Hogarty wrote a short essay comparing women to bamboo in that they are strong and can weather difficult storms, yet remain graceful and continue to grow sending out new shoots. 

 

Highway Renamed For Glen Cove Hero

Written by Tab Hauser Wednesday, 26 November 2014 00:00

Veterans, police, residents and elected officials turned out for the renaming of Route 107/ Arterial Highway for Glen Cove’s most honored hero, Sergeant Major Daniel Joseph Daly, in a ceremony that took place on Wednesday, Nov. 12.

 

Sea Cliff Author Wins Story Contest

Written by Jill Nossa Saturday, 22 November 2014 00:00

Sea Cliff author Margaret Gay Malone is one of 11 authors whose short stories have been selected for publication in the Tuscany Press Anthology in 2015. 

 

The story, Jimmy’s Gift, centers around a boy whose generosity and selflessness put him in danger on a brutally cold and snowy day. Malone says it is based on a true story after reading a blurb in Reader’s Digest a few years ago about a 12-year-old boy who walked through the snow to help deliver food baskets to those in need; and it turned out that his family’s name was also on the list of those in need of help in the community.

 

Thanksgiving Feast At Boys & Girls Club

Written by Jill Nossa Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00

Members of the Glen Cove Boys & Girls Club and their families will be treated to a scrumptious Thanksgiving meal on Tuesday, Nov. 25, an event that has become an annual tradition for local families. 

 

This will be the 14th year that Andrea Correale, the president of Elegant Affairs Caterers, has donated this festive dinner, which in the past has served more 250 adults and children with a full turkey with all the trimmings followed by the always-fun ice cream bar. 

 

I can’t even believe it’s been 14 years,” says Correale. “And so many of the same people come back year after year.”

 

Glen Cove Salute To Vets

Written by Tab Hauser Thursday, 20 November 2014 00:00

Members of the Glen Cove Police and Volunteer Fire Departments, along with 200 citizens, the mayor, City Council and County Legislative members turned out on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month at the Doughboy Monument on the Glen Cove Library lawn to honor its veterans.  Leading the ceremony was VFW James Donohue Post 347 Commander Joe Lavery. The morning events started with the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by the singing of the National Anthem by Rocco. 

 

A Golden Night For Glen Cove Chamber

Written by Dr. Cynthia Paulis Wednesday, 19 November 2014 00:00

Glitz and glamour ruled the night as the Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce Oscar-inspired gala was held at the Crescent Beach Club, where 150 guests in black tie and evening gowns sashed down the red carpet to honor five deserving honorees: Bethpage Federal Credit Union for “best picture for corporate community excellence;” David Leon for “best director in a leadership role;” Victoria Crosby for “best original screenplay in a community role;” Dr. Sheila Delijani of Green Forest Veterinary Hospital for “best animalated feature;” and a memorial of lifetime achievement award was bestowed on Nicholas DiLeo, who recently passed.

 

Political Correspondent Discusses Mideast Themes

Written by Gary Simeone Saturday, 15 November 2014 00:00

Chief political correspondent and analyst for the Jerusalem Post Gil Hoffman spoke about the current situation in Israel at the Congregation Tifereth Israel synagogue on Sunday, Oct. 26. More than 70 members of the synagogue were on hand to listen to his presentation entitled, “Peace Politics and Projectiles, An Insiders Look at the Mayhem in the Middle East.”

The Glen Cove synagogue was one of 15 stops on Hoffman’s United States tour. Hoffman has interviewed every major public figure across the Israeli political spectrum.

 

“Coming from Israel there are a series of challenges that we are facing,” said Hoffman. “These include the current situation with ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria,) the war in Gaza with Hamas and the Hezbollah.”

 

Residents Opposed To Villa Project

Written by Jill Nossa Friday, 14 November 2014 00:00

More than 100 residents filled the main chambers of Glen Cove City Hall last week at joint public hearing of the City Council and the Planning Board regarding the proposed Villa at Glen Cove project, a continuation of the hearing that began on Sept. 30. The majority of residents who voiced their opinions were opposed to the project, a 194-unit condominium development on Glen Cove Avenue.

Attorney Patrick Hoebich spoke first on behalf of his client Livingston Development, explaining the scope of the project. 

 

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