Energetic New Commander at Sixth Precinct
Inspector Peter A. Matuza is the new commanding officer of the Sixth Precinct of the Nassau County Police Department. The former commander, George Morrish, left the 6th in June and Inspector Matuza took the helm of the precinct in August. The Sixth Precinct encompasses Great Neck and its incorporated villages, Manhasset and its incorporated villages including Plandome, Roslyn and its incorporated villages, Manorhaven, Sea Cliff, Glen Head and Glenwood Landing. There are 160 police officers in the 6th Precinct and 24 cars. Inspector Matuza said, in an interview this month, that he expects to work closely with the mayors of all those villages.
One Step Closer to Plume Clean-up
The professionals from the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the New York Department of Health, engineers and staff from the Lockheed Martin Corporation and the people in the community who have been faithfully advocating for the cleanup of the plume of contamination emanating from the former Unisys site far outnumbered any members of the public at the hearing held on Dec. 16. This meeting was the last one to be held prior to the board of education's making a decision on the proposal for an extraction well to be installed at the maintenance yard on the South Middle and High School complex on Lakeville Road. The hearing was a culmination of numerous meetings with parents, community leaders and interested parties during the past year which have been covered extensively in both local newspapers.
GNN Varsity Basketball Remains Undefeated
The Great Neck North High School Blazers boys varsity basketball team jumped out of the gate to start the season with a 3-0 record, as they defeated North Shore, Division, and Garden City, all in impressive fashion.
GNN Girls Fencing Team Continues Tradition
Friday, the 13th of December, was not a day of bad luck for the women's Great Neck North Varsity Fencing Team, as they continued their winning streak against Hewlett High School in a resounding 21-6 victory. The winning streak continued on Dec. 16 with a 20-7 victory over the highly-rated Wheatley High School Team. This brings the Blazers record this season to three wins, 0 losses.
Believe in Miracles!
The Reassessment Mess