Assessment Image Gathering Begins
If you see someone with a camera photographing your house sometime this month, it will probably be someone hired to help Nassau County in its reassessment project. Continuing its efforts to educate some area residents, the Community Liaison Committee (CLC) recently played host to Ben L. Nadola, public information for Cole, Layer, Trumble, the company that is charged with the reassessment of Nassau County. Mr. Nadola began his presentation by reassuring those present that the many exemptions that are in place, such as the STAR program, veterans' benefits and home improvement phase-ins, will remain in place. Residents will not have to reapply for them after reassessment.
After the Storms Come the Potholes
Following one of the snowiest winters in years, now that the snow has melted, the storm damage shows heavily on our local roads. And the ride can be a bumpy one, especially in the areas that sport the widest, deepest potholes. However, as this issue of the Great Neck Record went to press, Nassau County Public Works Commissioner Joe Pecora reported that many of the potholes on county roads have already been filled in and the roads will be rechecked for further damage. ''The immediate needs were addressed right away,'' he reported.
Sarah Hughes Adds Another Skating Honor
Sarah Hughes, the figure skating pride of Great Neck, has added another victory to her long list of accolades --- she was awarded the bronze medal at the world figure skating championship event held in Vancouver, British Columbia on March 24.
The Special Olympic Spirit
To most, the concept of volunteering on Friday nights does not seem at all appealing. Those people, however, are dead wrong. Two years ago, in physical education class, Ms. Grunebaum informed us about the Special Olympics. Her enthusiasm and passion about the event was contagious and on a rainy Sunday afternoon, many student volunteers were running, dribbling, passing and dunking with a group of mentally-challenged adults. I was hooked.
Off The Record