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Three Candidates for Two BOE Seats

Friday, 14 May 2010 00:00

Three candidates are running for two open seats on the Glen Cove Board of Education. They provided the following statements about their background, qualifications and the goals driving them to campaign.

 

Page One Hosts 7th Annual Cooking for a Cure

Friday, 07 May 2010 00:00

Benefits the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation

A sold out crowd was treated to a gourmet delight prepared by Jeanine Dimena, an exciting Chinese auction and speeches by the honorees. Dr. Accasha and Glen Cover Joan Crane at this year’s Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) event.

Joan and Sunny Crane were honored as special guests as they both exemplify what it means to live life successfully while facing a condition like diabetes.

 

Rain Didn’t Douse the Enthusiasm

Friday, 07 May 2010 00:00

Holocaust Memorial Walk Remembers Child Victims

Despite the rain outside, the crowd inside the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County’s new museum walked and learned as they toured the galleries and learned from the Center’s docents about the experiences of children during the Holocaust. On this special day, the Center held its annual Memorial Walk to remember the children who were murdered during the Holocaust. In addition and for the first time, a simultaneous Memorial Walk was held at the Sands Point Preserve with members of all five Port Washington synagogues in attendance in conjunction with their Mitzvah Day.

 

Judge Still Hearing Arguments Regarding MTA Cuts

Written by Rachel Shapiro Friday, 30 April 2010 00:00

Glen Cove Residents Complain About Service Changes

A judge is still hearing arguments from parties in lawsuits against the MTA, regarding cuts to its Able-Ride program.

Several disability advocacy groups filed a lawsuit against the MTA after Able-Ride users were informed of cuts to the program, expected to take place on April 12. On April 9, Judge Joanna Seybert issued a two-week restraining order on the cuts and asked the MTA and groups to discuss options for those affected.

 

Glen Cove BOE Adopts Budget

Written by Jill Nossa Friday, 30 April 2010 00:00

Parents and Residents Voice Concerns

The Glen Cove Board of Education held a special meeting to discuss and vote on the budget for the 2010-11 school year, which after weeks of discussions and revisions was unanimously approved. Few changes were made since Superintendent Dr. Laurence W. Aronstein proposed the last draft to the board 10 days earlier, although the final budget does reflect a greater savings and lower tax levy.

 

Glen Cove High School Gets Ready For Pippin

Friday, 23 April 2010 00:00

As students at Glen Cove High School prepare to stage the musical Pippin this coming week, the actors, crew and directorial staff are all busy putting the final touches on the production.

Senior Chloe Stein, one of the leading players in the cast, is very excited. This is her third play at Glen Cove High School, and she invites everyone to come down to see the show. “It’s jazzy, really cool,” declared Chloe.

 

Yatauro Hosts Conference On Bullying in Cyberspace

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 23 April 2010 00:00

 ‘Cyberbullying’ Experts and Local Politicians Weigh In on a Growing Issue

Before the advent of the Internet, bullying occurred in the lunchroom, on the playground and even in the classroom. It usually involved a bigger child picking on a smaller child by calling them names or roughhousing. This type of behavior is manageable and can be dealt with immediately.

Now, bullying is broadcast on a much larger scale. It has taken the form of sentences and comprised words. It has turned into a blog-post, a video or a Facebook status update.

 

Glen Cover to Receive Nassau BOCES Education Partner Award

Friday, 16 April 2010 00:00

Zefy Christopoulos Joins 12 Others Honored for Aiding Education What do you get when you bring together a group of outstanding educators, administrators, board members, community and business leaders, nonprofit organization executives and volunteers? You get the most influential people for public education in Nassau County, an honor bestowed upon 13 individuals by Nassau BOCES through its Education Partner awards program.

 

Glen Cove Youth Bureau Visits Animal Lovers League as Part of After 3 Program

Friday, 16 April 2010 00:00

The Glen Cove After 3, Building Tomorrow’s Leaders after school program, organized by Youth Employment Coordinator Jacki Yonick of the Glen Cove Youth Bureau is on the move again! The second half of this year’s program is offered only to eighth-grade students in order to train and prepare for the 2010 City of Glen Cove Summer Youth Employment Program. The program, which runs until the end of Spring, will incorporate in house training, using Channing Bete’s curriculums, On Starting High School and What’s Up with Your Future, and will be exploring the local businesses in Glen Cove. There is still room for eighth grade students looking to work this summer to enroll in the After 3 program.

 

Sea Cliff Welcomes New Trustees

Written by Jessica M. Semins Friday, 09 April 2010 00:00

Hayes and Powell Sworn in as Board Members

The Village of Sea Cliff enters a new political period. After years of faithful and selfless service, trustees Kevin White and Brian Mannix have stepped down from their positions making way for newly elected board members Peter Hayes and Tom Powell. Both were sworn in along with many other individuals accepting appointments in the village government.

Mayor Bruce Kennedy remarked about the spirit of Sea Cliff as he swore in all of the loyal citizens, “Anything is possible in Sea Cliff because we have the faith, the will, and the heart.” He commented that many have likened the village to the famous television town of “Mayberry.”

 

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