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Snapper Derby Results

Glen Cove’s youngest fishermen and women turned out recently for the annual Mayor’s Snapper Derby at Pryibil Beach Pier. The sun was shining and the fish were biting as a total of 121 children and their parents joined Mayor Ralph V. Suozzi for a morning of fishing.  The snappers were plentiful with over 120 fish reeled in.

The City of Glen Cove extends appreciation to the enthusiastic volunteers from the Glen Cove Angler’s Club, the Matinecock Rod and Gun Club and Chairman Tom Manzione for organizing this annual event.  Thanks to all of the sponsors who so generously contributed towards prizes, food and T-shirts.

Thanks went to Diane from Duffy’s Bait and Tackle for providing bait and extra prizes, Mike Pascucci from Glen Cove Beer and Soda for supplying refreshments, Darcy Blyea from the Department of Parks & Recreation, Amanda Reynolds, Mikey Manzione, Danny Telese as well as to John from Glen Cove Sports Shop for providing the chum bait.

Congratulations to the winners:

Junior Division:

First Place: Shellie Deguire

Second Place: Tristan Nolan

Third Place: Nicole Valeonsisi

Senior Division:

First Place: Gaetano Famiglietti

Second Place: Jessica Reynolds

Third Place: Erica Dantona

Best Angler: Josh Cohen

Special thanks to the derby sponsors: Glen Cove Department of Parks & Recreation; Glen Cove Anglers Club; Duffy’s Bait & Tackle; Mattinecock Rod & Gun Club; Glen Cove Democratic Club; Elite Coach Works; Nick DiLeo Insurance; Manzione Dentistry; Joseph Basile & Son Electric; Glen Cove Beer & Soda; Tim Binder Mobile Marine Service; Glen Cove PBA; Downtown Café; Glen Plaza Mason Supply; Valley Sports & Trophy; Richard Klenkel C.P.A.; Glen Cove Sports Shop; Stash & Trent Midura; All Weather Gutters & Leaders; August Thomsen Corp; Harbor Marine Service; Friends of Ralph Suozzi.