Rosenblatt Heads Chamber of Commerce
Elliot Rosenblatt has assumed the leadership of the Great Neck Chamber of Commerce. He was installed as president on Jan. 20, promising to ''propose new activities to promote business in the retail, commercial, and professional environment, increase our membership, provide additional benefits to our members, and to invest our energy and resources on the Great Neck peninsula.''
The Cohan Property ... Was it Sold for a Song?
The saga of the George M. Cohan estate has begun a new chapter. Attention has shifted temporarily from the landmarked mansion itself to the six acres that the purchaser, Kiumarz Geula, desires to subdivide into buildable lots. On Jan. 19, the Kings Point board of appeals heard requests for variances from the owner's attorney, Paul Bloom, and also listened to members of the public who supported or rejected the applicant's plans. Chairman Kenneth Olsen and board members Laurie Damast and Mitchell Buchbinder listened intently, asking few questions save one that has been asked often, "Did the buyer know that the house might be landmarked?"
Kings Point Wrap-Up
The Kings Point wrestling team had a 3-0 week and improved their record to 7-4 with victories over SUNY Maritime (50-0), Western New England College (37-17) and Trinity (34-20) this past week.
North Basketball Continues to Impress
Opening their current adventures on the hardwood with a snappy 5-1 record in their non-league encounters, the boys Blazer hoopsters continue to add high class floor play despite a couple of bumps along the way. The overall mark stands at 8-3 as of Jan. 19 including 3-2 in their early B-IV division matchups.
Congratulations to the Town!
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