Mayor Ralph V. Suozzi and Glen Cove Police Chief William Whitton invite the community to join them on Tuesday, Aug. 3 for Glen Cove’s National Night Out 2010. This block party-style event will be held on Bridge Street and at the Police Department from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Refreshments will be served, important information and give-aways will be available and live entertainment will be provided all evening long. The Police Department will be holding an open house with tours of the facility, a TASER demo, lessons on firearms safety, and child ID kits. Local organizations will be participating in this community-wide event, downtown vendors will remain open and City officials, law enforcement officers, civic leaders, business and religious organizations will be present to meet and interact with residents.
The Glen Cove Library has been selected by the Nassau Library System to be one of the four libraries in Nassau County to receive funding for a job club in response to the economic climate. This job club will be held at the library twice a week for two years. It is open to everyone - you do not need to be a resident of Glen Cove to participate.
The Job Club is a wonderful opportunity for those looking to change careers or to acquire the skills needed to find a new job. Participants will be able to learn different aspects of networking, résumé writing, interviewing and feel the support of people in the same boat.
The actual math might bore you, but what comes after the equal sign could shock you and spell disaster for many school systems across this state. As the law stands today, when school budgets are voted down, New York State has a standard formula that dictates what the school budget then must be for the year.
According to the Glen Cove Police Department, on July 6, at approximately 2 p.m., a 61-year-old male entered the King Kullen Supermarket on Forest Avenue, and attempted to commit a robbery.
According to police, the defendant, Lorenzo B. Knight, a Glen Cove resident, approached the courtesy counter, placed a black mask over his face, displayed a black colored handgun and allegedly demanded cash from a female store employee. The frightened cashier seeing the gun, and fearing for her safety, screamed and ran behind a wall. The would-be robber then ran from the store empty handed in an unknown direction of travel. Store personnel called 911 with a detailed description of the robber and responding officers began searching the area. A Nassau County Aviation Unit and K-9 Unit were requested by the Glen Cove Police, and assisted with the search.
Mayor Ralph V. Suozzi is pleased to report an update on the rehabilitation of the Cedar Swamp Road entrance into our community. The Cedar Swamp Revitalization Project began in 2007 as a joint study between Nassau County and the City of Glen Cove. The study included an extensive public involvement process, done through a series of workshops and public meetings sponsored by Nassau County and the City of Glen Cove. Hosted by Mayor Suozzi and the former County Executive Tom Suozzi, these meetings were well attended by residents, stakeholders, local and county staff and a team of consultants. The ideas and feedback of the participants were utilized in order to ensure a conceptual plan would reflect broad community input.
Joan Harrison, a longtime resident of Glen Cove, has created her second photographic history of her beloved town in the book, Glen Cove Revisited. Through the images of this book, Harrison explores the history of the area, focusing on the rural and industrial roots of Glen Cove. The photographs revisit the waterfront and the old hotels of Glen Cove as well as the residents of the patrician and working class.
On Tuesday, June 1, Mayor Ralph V. Suozzi was joined at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Glen Cove Ferry Project and Boat Basin by a very special guest. Emma Flahive, a seventh-grader at All Saints Regional School, was proud to serve as “Mayor for a Day.”
In the fall, Mayor Suozzi was asked to participate in a fundraiser for All Saints Regional School, located here in Glen Cove. He was happy to donate the very first opportunity for one lucky student to serve as “Mayor for A Day.” Emma’s grandmother was the winner of the auction and Mayor Suozzi invited Emma Flahive and her family to join him for this groundbreaking ceremony.
People gathered at the Holocaust Museum and Tolerance Center in Glen Cove to hear about “Law Enforcement and Society: Lessons of the Holocaust,” a program meant to train officers about respecting people and shedding prejudices.
This program is required for all Nassau and Suffolk police cadets in order for them to graduate. Over 50,000 police officers throughout the country have taken the course since it started 11 years ago.
The North Shore High School Interact Club presented a check to “The Friends of Montfort” in the amount of $5,000. These funds were raised by the Interact Club by taking part in last year’s Sea Cliff Mini Mart, garage sales and various concerts. The Interact Club is supported by the Glen Head Rotary Club whose members act as mentors for the students.
Carol Cirina was a guest of honor at the February membership meeting of Post 336. Commander William Laderer presented nurse Cirina with a Certificate of Appreciation honoring her for her 30 years of service caring for our veterans at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Nurse Cirina made a presentation to the Legionnaires describing her duties and all the services that are available to the Northport Veterans Medical Center. In addition to the certificate, the members presented Carol with a beautiful bouquet of roses.
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