School Board Appoints Public Auditor
In response to the controversy surrounding the Roslyn School District scandal, the Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education has taken steps to reassure the community and safeguard its own finances. The board's finance committee has already done its own preliminary investigation, completed with most satisfactory findings. Then, at the Aug. 9 meeting, the board approved the appointment of a public auditor to review the district's internal controls.
GNE Sets Tone for Civil Discourse on Rezoning
At a well-attended, well-conducted meeting on August 9 the Village of Great Neck Estates mayor and trustees began an exploration to determine the desires of their residents on the concept of rezoning commercial property in the village to multi-family residences. The overwhelming response of the residents in attendance was a hearty "No" and the most significant offshoot of the dialogue was a statement by Mayor David Fox that he has approached the Town of North Hempstead with a request that they oversee the development of a peninsula-wide master plan.
Women's Interclub Tennis League
The A2 tennis team from the Village of Great Neck Estates participated in the Women's Interclub Tennis League. The league has been in existence for 30 years. The teams are comprised of women from the North Shore of Long Island and play outdoors from May to August. The-end-of-season dinner will be at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point and is attended by more than 225 women.
Great Neck Girl Brings Home the Bronze
No, it's not the Olympics in Athens, but the Empire State Games in New York! And short of a trip to Greece, the Games in Binghamton represented one of the largest amateur competitions. Over 1,000 athletes from the Long Island, Metropolitan, Westchester, Hudson-Berkshire, Adirondacks, Central and Western Divisions qualified and represented their respective sports - 26 in all.
Confidence in Our School District