GNE Dedicates New Police Station
On December 16, Mayor David Fox and Police Chief John McNulty officially opened the new Great Neck Estates police station and dedicated it to serve the community, making note of the officers and staff who through the years have excelled in community policing. A host of public officials and police brass from New York City, New York State and Long Island attended and milled through the spanking new facility.
Great Neck Clergy Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Service
The Reverend Matthew Mardis, president of the Great Neck Clergy Association and pastor of the Community Church of Little Neck, announced that Nassau County Executive Thomas R. Suozzi will be guest speaker at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Service of Great Neck, Sunday, Jan. 16, at 3:30 p.m. The service will be hosted by Reverend William J. Jiles and the congregants of the Saint Paul A.M.E. Zion Church at 119 Steamboat Road in Great Neck.
USMMA Sports News Update
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's basketball team placed second over the weekend (Jan. 8-9) at the University of Scranton's Radisson Invitational. The Mariners (6-5) came back from a 14-point second-half deficit to defeat York (N.Y.) by a 62-60 score on Saturday, before falling to the host Royals (10-2) in Sunday's final, 69-48.
USMMA Stings City Tech Yellow Jackets
The New York City College of Technology women's basketball team failed to get over the .500 mark due to a 68-63 loss to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, 68-63. Freshman guard May Marie Hayes (Pearland / Pearland, TX) was sensational off the bench for the Mariners, notching team-highs of 22 points and 12 rebounds. The 5'9 guard scored all nine of her field goals in the paint, as Kings Point moved to 5-6 on the season with the non-conference win.
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