Lisanne Altmann Faces the Music, But It's No Waltz
If there was one thing people seemed to agree upon at Tuesday's packed house meeting of the Great Neck Democratic Club, it was that Lisanne Altmann showed courage in showing up to field questions from her constituents about her role in the recent crisis in leadership in the Nassau Legislature. She and party Chairman Jay Jacobs who was another invited guest speaker appeared conciliatory in spirit, but wary of each other. It was as if shards of a relationship had been realigned gingerly without the glue of trust to hold them together.
It's Official: Suozzi Throws Hat in Gubernatorial Ring
It was with great enthusiasm and support, albeit little surprise, that Nassau County Executive Thomas R. Suozzi stood before a crowd of more than 1,200 supporters on Saturday morning in front of the Glen Cove house where his grandparents lived to announce that yes, he is declaring his candidacy for governor of New York State.
USMMA Mariners Sports Update
With the goal of returning to Skyline conference prominence, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Softball Mariners, who placed second in last season's Skyline Conference standings, are looking to replace seven seniors (five starters) from last season and continue building their program with the leadership of their 12 returning players and three rookies.
Bravo to South High Rebels
The talented South High School varsity basketball team, capping off their outstanding season of 17 wins and 4 losses, reached the semifinals of the Nassau County Class A Basketball Tournament. On Friday, Feb. 24, before an audience of 300, they played against the top-seeded Westbury Dragons at SUNY Westbury. After a hard fought game, and without their usual starter, senior Alex Sokolow, who was sidelined with a stress fracture, the Rebels lost to Westbury by a score of 59 to 44. Previously, in the quarterfinals, the Rebels were successful in beating Manhassett 63-60 to reach the semifinals. In the first round of the playoffs, the Rebels beat the Great Neck North Blazers 53-30. Congratulations are extended to the whole Rebel team, including Coach Steven Liebertz, assistant coaches Marty Harrison and Ciro Ambrosio, players Ben Belmont, Andrew Gordon, Geoff Gouterman, Michael Greene, Jake Kent, Zach Klinger, Adam Krausner, Ori Kravel, Gregory Kronberg, Seth Levine, Anthony Lewis, Jamel Rahiem, Alex Sokolow, and Victor Wang. They had a truly remarkable run in which they displayed terrific team work, and wonderful athleticism.
Emily, You Are Gold to Us