The Race for County Comptroller: Weitzman vs. Clavin
Noting the "stunning progress" made in the last four years, Nassau County Comptroller Howard Weitzman is seeking re-election because he believes there is still more work to do. "We can't grow complacent," he said. "Working with Tom Suozzi, Nassau's bond rating has been upgraded a remarkable 10 times," Weitzman added. "Deficits have become surpluses. Budgets have been honestly balanced. I am running to build on Nassau's gains - so we don't regress back to the era of fiscal irresponsibility and mismanagement."
Leading Catholic Cardinal Coming to Great Neck
The presentation was arranged by Temple Israel Past President Jacob Stein, who frequently accompanied Rabbi Waxman on his world travels, meeting with dignitaries and religious leaders from the United States, Israel and other major countries in efforts to improve ecumenical relations.
North Blazers Varsity Football
The Great Neck North Blazers varsity football team held their annual game under the lights, at the Merchant Marine Academy on Friday night, Oct. 21. The fans were treated to a great halftime performance by both the Kilties and the Cheerleading Squad from North, and to a back-and-forth offensive showdown between the visiting Roslyn Bulldogs and the Blazers. When the clock hit triple zero at the end of the fourth quarter, it was the Bulldogs, led by their all-county running back Isiah Mitchem, who had the 42-35 victory.
South Swimmers Stand Their Ground In and Out of Pool
"Undefeated!" chanted 44 girls as they walked across the gym with goggles around their necks, matching team towels around their waists and fishes drawn on their cheeks. It was a Friday afternoon and girls swimming was the first team called out to lead all the fall sports teams for the annual Pep Rally. As the captains held the 2005 Division Champions sign, every girl glowed with pride.
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