Great Neck Rabbis Holding First 'Dialogue'
The current rabbis of Great Neck's three largest Jewish congregations --- Orthodox, Conservative and Reform --- will meet for the first time in community history this weekend for a "Rabbinic Dialogue."
Gas Explosion Averted
It was just another typical day in Great Neck Plaza. On Thursday, Feb. 3, a contractor using unmarked trucks was digging a deep trench in the street at the intersection of Middle Neck and Cuttermill Roads. Curious, we had stopped to ask what they were digging for now. Gold? The job boss said that they were under contract with the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to install underground electric cables that were being upgraded to provide better service. He said, "It won't make much of a difference now, but next summer, you'll appreciate having fewer outages." We did note that reddish soil from the excavation was mixing with the melting snow and running down the street toward the storm drain.
Second Annual Long Island Two-Day Walk to Fight Breast Cancer
The second annual Long Island Two-Day Walk to Fight Breast Cancer, which raises awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer on Long Island, is scheduled to take place in Suffolk County on June 4 and 5.
Kings Point USMMA Sports Update
Senior captain Josh Buck scored a game high 18 points to go with 12 boards as the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's basketball team cruised to a 73-48 Skyline Conference win over visiting Maritime College. With his 18-point performance Buck moved into eighth place on the Mariners all-time scoring list.
They Volunteer for You, What You Can Do for Them
A New Suburbia