Town Gives GN Residents Belated Holiday Present
Great Neck Plaza looked like a movie set last Friday night with high intensity lights illuminating an impressive army of muscular machines that were loading massive piles of rock hard snow into a towering snow melter that gushed torrents of water into a storm drain.
Supervisor Jon Kaiman Calls State of the Town 'Great'
Despite the bitter cold, over 150 constituents, community leaders, and elected and appointed officials gathered for a luncheon hosted by the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Port Washington-Manhasset at the George Washington Manor to hear North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman deliver his second State of the Town address. In summary, Supervisor Kaiman said, "The state of the Town of North Hempstead is good. In fact, it is great and getting better all the time."
"Nassau County Parks Are Making a Come Back" Campaign
Nassau County Executive Thomas R. Suozzi, joined by Deputy County Executive of Parks, Public Works and Partnerships Michael Klein and members of the Nassau County Legislature, recently outlined a $18 million "Nassau County Parks Are Making a Come Back" Campaign detailing his plans to rehabilitate, reorganize and restructure the Nassau County Parks System, which had suffered from more than a decade of neglect and mismanagement.
GNN Girls Qualify for Junior Olympics
In the midst of a busy fencing season, many girls from the as yet undefeated Great Neck North girls' fencing team took time out from their training to attend the Long Island Division Junior Olympic qualifier meets. This year a record number of Blazer women will be off to Arlington, TX over February break to compete in the Junior Olympics! Not only did six of the nine girls in North's starting lineup make the top 25 percent of their divisional qualifier, but many boasted top three finishers in multiple events.
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