Dr. Ronald L. Friedman Named New Superintendent of Schools
Lawrence R. Gross, president of the Great Neck Board of Education and chairperson of the Board's Superintendent Search Committee, announced that the board has named Dr. Ronald (Ron) L. Friedman the new superintendent of the Great Neck Public Schools, effective August 1, 2004. Dr. William A. Shine, who has been superintendent since July 1, 1982, will continue as superintendent through July 31, 2004.
Helping Children Who Need to Be Gluten-Free Become Care-Free
The next time you are tempted to moan and ultimately procrastinate about going on a diet to lose those extra pounds and to improve your health, stop and think about Susan Cohen, who as a middle school student learned that although she was asymptomatic, she had celiac disease and would need to go on a very strict, gluten-free diet. Imagine how it would feel, especially at that age, to want to hang out with friends at Gino's and not have a slice of pizza or go to a birthday party and join in with the singing, but not partake of the cake. Susan has learned to handle all of these temptations, not only with good cheer and grace, but has put her experience to beneficial use by serving as the teen editor for a gluten-free cookbook, by and for children, published by the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, which she titled Nothing Beats Gluten-Free Cooking.
Men's Swimming and Diving Falls To TCNJ, 129-108
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's swimming and diving team fell to strong competition displayed by the College of New Jersey, Saturday afternoon, by a 129-108 tally.
Rebels Roll to Victory
The Great Neck South Rebels defeated Division 75-49 on January 30, their 8th win without a defeat in conference play.
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