Talking About Nassau County With Judy Jacobs
"It's been quite an experience," said Judy Jacobs, referring to the recent political wrangling in the Nassau County Legislature. Ms. Jacobs, a Democrat and presiding officer of the Nassau County Legislature, received a warm welcome as she addressed the Great Neck Village Officials Association meeting last Wednesday evening. Providing a general overview of the county, as well as some personal anecdotes, Ms. Jacobs assured the local officials that, despite the problems and adverse publicity, the county legislature has been working all year. And, when questioned about Great Neck's concern over Nassau County Board of Assessors Chairman Harvey Levinson's concept of a county income tax, she stated that this has no support from the legislature.
Time for Addling Those Canada Geese Eggs Again
You do not have to go on a nature hike to see the huge flocks of resident Canada geese that have made themselves at home on Long Island's parks, school playing fields, waterfront homes and golf courses. The geese, beautiful and majestic at a distance are not quite so pretty to those who have to deal with them up close and personal. Mention geese to anyone who manages grounds and you may hear comments unfit for publication in this newspaper.
Racing for Recovery: From Addict to Ironman
The featured speakers at the Tuesday, April 18, meeting of the Greater Long island Running Club will be John Hanc and Todd Crandell, co-authors of the important new book Racing for Recovery: From Addict to Ironman, and Todd Crandell's true story of hitting rock bottom and rising back to life through swimming, biking and running. Todd rose from the depths of addiction and depression to become an Ironman triathlete and role model through the creation of his non-profit Racing for Recovery Foundation.
Genson Joins Mariner Football Staff as Offensive Coordinator
The United States Merchant Marine Academy and Head Football Coach Mike Toop '77 are proud to announce the hire of Jon Genson as offensive coordinator.
Looking for Interns!
Great Neck Notebook: The Kindness of Strangers