Trompe L'oeil Mural Graces the Plaza
Crowds gathered by the score, watching as news reporters interviewed and cameras clicked away. What exactly was creating such a buzz? Was there a visiting celebrity in our midst? Was it a street performer or juggler entertaining the throng? But wait, as an opening appears this reporter can see a group of six children hanging around a doorway holding instruments and chatting. Something's strange about the scene, the children are not moving! What is this I wonder?
School Board Proposes Sign Policy Revision
Environmental concerns prompted the Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education to propose a revision of its policy on school signs. School District Consultant David Kincaid suggested the revision, based on environmental concerns regarding the use of treated wood. The original policy, adopted on Feb. 24, 2003, included the phrase "protected wood" which is now being replaced by the phrase "recycled plastic."
Local Executive Named Chair of Long Island Heart Walk
Local executive Michael Dowling, president and CEO of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System will lead Long Island residents, survivors and businesses on the road to reduce disability and death from Long Island's No. 1 and No. 3 leading causes of death --- heart disease and stroke. Michael Dowling is serving as chairman of the American Heart Association's 2005 Long Island Heart Walk. Mr. Dowling recently had the privilege of speaking at the American Heart Association's Heart Walk CEO kickoff breakfast held at North Hills Country Club.
CAPS Seventh Annual Charity Golf Outing
Golfers will have the chance to win a $35,000 powerboat while teeing off against child abuse and neglect at Child Abuse Prevention Services, (CAPS) Seventh Annual Charity Golf Outing at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 8 at the Tam O'Shanter Club in Brookville.
There Are Parking Spots in the Plaza!