When Catch 22 Is More Than a Book on the Shelf
It is ironic that the Great Neck Library, noted for its "shhhh" peaceable atmosphere and helpful staff, has been the focal point for heated, loud and very public controversies as well as spates of accusatory anonymous fliers on expansion and renovation going back to the roaring 1990s when the community as a whole was in an optimistic state of mind and purse strings were more loose. The fractious politics that dominated library matters for several years slowed the process of making a decision to move forward with plans for renovation.
Steamboat Road to See One-Family Rezoning
In the hope of finally seeing a real revitalization of Steamboat Road, Village of Great Neck officials rezoned part of this long, ever-changing road to residential, one-family housing only. Following professional studies and public meetings with residents, the mayor and the board of trustees rezoned the Business B District along Steamboat Road to Residence C and Residence D, calling for one-family houses.
Teens Qualify for Israeli Maccabi Games
Three Great Neck teenagers are getting ready to pack for Israel, having qualified to represent the United States in the Maccabi Games this summer.
USMMA Skyline Conference Win
Sophomore Kaitlin Mulgrew scored a game-high 11 points, and nearly recorded a double-double as she collected eight steals, to lead the US Merchant Marine Academy women's basketball team to a 46-35 Skyline Conference win over St. Joseph's L.I. (4-10, 1-3 Skyline). The win evened the Mariners record at 7-7 on the season and 3-3 in Skyline Conference contests.
Real Hope for Steamboat Road!
Old Man Winter