Why the long wait? ''I didn't really need them before,'' said Mr. Jettelson, a long-time Great Neck resident, and now a grandfather of five. ''I wrote for my medals only about a year-and-a-half ago, because I wanted them as souvenirs for my grandchildren,'' he explained.
The Village of Thomaston is proposing a zoning change that would pave the way for a six-story senior housing facility at 100 East Shore Road. If approved, this project would also include a renovation of the adjacent village hall and construction of a department of public works garage on village property.