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July 12, 2002

  • News: Shedding Light on a Forgotten Past and Protecting Sacred Ground

    In keeping with the ministry objective to "hallow the past, consecrate the present, have faith in the future and above all protect the heritage," over 100 people gathered on June 30 at the Lakeville African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church to rededicate themselves to preserving the ancient burial ground of "America's first freedom fighters." Although the heritage of the alliance between Afro-Americans and various Indian tribes has been mostly ignored in American history classes, the literal remains of the bonds between the two people are well documented in our own backyard on Valley Road, better known now as Community Drive. FULL STORY

  • News: School Board Accepts Retirement Incentive

    The Great Neck Public Schools' board of education accepted both the New York State Teachers Retirement Incentive and the New York State Employees Retirement Incentive. The resolutions were adopted at the board's July 2, annual organizational meeting. FULL STORY

  • Sports: Great Neck Games 2002

    The New Jersey Nets may have superstar Jayson Kidd, but the Great Neck Spirits team have 13 terrific basketball players to boast about in our town! FULL STORY

  • Sports: Softball Players Are Still Needed

    Anyone 40+ who is interested in playing adult softball, please call Dorina Martakis at the park district Beach Road office-482-0181. Games take place at Kings Point Park field #1, on the Steamboat Road side of the park. We'll be playing on Thursdays from 6 p.m. until dusk. Come on out and join the fun. FULL STORY

  • Opinion: A Vacation Right Here in Great Neck!
  • Opinion: Ackerman on Airport Security

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