Petting Zoo and Pony Rides
The 24th Annual Village of Great Neck Street Fair comes to town Sunday, May 5, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Middle Neck Road, from Fairview Avenue to Hicks Lane. Touted as the ''number one best attended one-day event on Long Island,'' this year, for the first time, the fair will feature a petting zoo and pony rides. And this year, also for the first time, the Village of Great Neck is sponsoring the crafts fair.
Park Commissioners Consider Renaming Grace Avenue Park
On April 17, the Great Neck Park District commissioners began the official process of hearing from the public regarding the proposal made by the president of the Vigilant Engine & Hook & Ladder Company, Inc., Fred Sager to rename Grace Park, the Jonathan Lee Ielpi Firefighters' Park. While no decision was made that evening, Park Board Chairman William Dobkin promised the Ielpi family that a decision would be reached in the "not too distant future."
Kings Point Weekly Sports Wrap-up
Kings Point's lacrosse team had a tough week in which they dropped two Knickerbocker Conference games to Stevens Tech and Montclair State to drop out of the top spot in the Conference. The Mariners are now 6-6 overall and 5-2 in the Conference.
UCF Tennis Tournament Is Alive and Well
The 30-year-old UCF tennis tournament has been dramatically overhauled for the 2002 summer season. The tennis committee has listened to comments over the past years and have re-engineered the tournament to be fun for all participants; great tennis for players of all abilities, and a big moneymaker for the United Community Fund of Great Neck and North New Hyde Park. The many agencies and charities funded by the UCF really need the tennis community to rally their participation and support.
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