Senator Balboni Speaks to Local Officials
"These people are mine," stated New York State Senator Michael Balboni, as he held his arms out to the audience at a recent meeting of the Great Neck Village Officials Association. "Great Neck shouted the loudest," he said, as he spoke of his overwhelming reception from Great Neck officials when he spoke at a September, Nassau County Village Officials Association dinner.
Supervisor Kaiman Presents Town Budget
At the regular Oct. 19 meeting of the North Hempstead Town Board, Supervisor Jon Kaiman presented his first Tentative Budget. The normal procedure is for the Tentative Budget to become the Preliminary Budget. This budget goes before the board and the public and, once adopted, becomes the Town Budget. A hearing on the Preliminary Budget will take place on Thursday, Nov. 4 at a board meeting, at which the board and members of the public may comment. Supervisor Kaiman said, in an interview, that the board will probably vote on the budget on Nov. 16.
Running the New York City Marathon
Mr. Shapiro speaks humbly about his athletic accomplishments. For him, running is just an easy way to exercise. "Being in a marathon just adds a touch of excitement to the otherwise monotony," he said in an interview at his office, surrounded by towering bookcases and posters of the New York City Marathons he has completed.
Great Neck Soccer Club Celebrates Fifth Anniversary
Out of adversity the Great Neck Soccer Club was formed five years ago. Prior to that all travel teams were administered under the wonderful guidance and direction of the Great Neck PAL. Unfortunately due to the severe budget crisis within Nassau County at the time the administrative network of police officers was cutback which threatened the existence of the travel program for approximately 150 children in Great Neck. Through a group effort of parental volunteers the Soccer Club was born. It has been a wonderful success for all children and parents in and around the Great Neck community.
Wow! Ten Years With the Arts Center!
County Executive's Column