Cohan Subdivision: All Players Singing the Blues
A decision regarding the proposed subdivision of the Cohan property was tabled on April 12 by the Kings Point Planning Board to give its members time to evaluate and seek consultation on a report presented by Jean Celender, president of JAC, an environmental consulting firm, on behalf of the Great Neck Park District. The twenty-two page document tracks a number of environmental and aesthetic concerns and states, "It is inconceivable that a proposed development of this magnitude next to a public park would not trigger the requirement for an Environmental Impact Study, given the importance governmental agencies and SEQRA (State Environmental Quality Review Act) places on park lands."
Main Library Renovation Needs
With the concept of a main library building renovation coming up, the Great Neck Library's board of trustees heard a preliminary engineering inspection report at the board's April 13 meeting. Library Director Christine Salita reviewed the report that architect Todd Harvey had recently presented to the main building's ''ad hoc'' committee on April 12.
Julia Rusinek Memorial Road Race
The first annual Julia Rusinek Memorial road race held in New Haven, CT took place April 9. The road race is in remembrance of Julia who died in July 1999 of heart failure due to an undetected heart defect. Jose Lopez, the new department chair at South High School, was the race director.
Kings Point USMMA Weekly Sports Update
This past weekend would be no different than any other weekend for the Academy's Track and Field team. The squad has dominated competition week in and week out and has become one of the top teams in the region. This past weekend the Blue and Gray took home the second-place trophy at the Collegiate Track Conference Championships surpassing 12 teams, and finishing second only to Sacred Heart.
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