An Unpolished Jewel in the Park District Comes to Light
The future of an irregularly shaped, multi-tiered, 4.1 acre parcel of land, formerly known as the Peninsula Pool Club, was given a boost last week when a group of interested citizens met with the Great Neck Park District Commissioners to take a stroll and a climb, gamely trooping through lurking leaves of poison ivy, to acquaint themselves with its terrain and characteristics. The entrance to the land is on the south side of Colonial Drive in the Village of Thomaston marked by a sign proclaiming that it is open space owned and protected by the Park District.
Kings Point Trustee Election Contested
The Village of Kings Point faces a contested trustee election next month. When Kings Point residents go to the polls on June 19 they will choose two trustees and a judge. While the election for judge is uncontested, there are three candidates running for two trustee spots. Incumbent trustees Richard Sokolov and Peter A. Aron are running for reelection. Jeffrey G. Pittell is also running for a seat on Kings Point's board of trustees. Maurice C. Greenbaum is running, unopposed, for reelection as village justice.
Great Neck Special Olympics, June 10
The Sixth Annual Great Neck Special Olympics will be held on Sunday, June 10 at the Great Neck North High School, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eighty special athletes from four teams in the Great Neck and Nassau County area will be carrying the torch in a mini-marathon to open the event.
Kings Point Track and Field Places 13th at ECAC Championships
The Mariners wrapped up the 2001 ECAC Championships with a solid day of competition that produced nine All-ECAC performances. Kings Point earned a 13th-place team finish out of 46 universities and colleges in the annual Division III east coast track and field championship.
A Community Comes Together
Off The Record