Parkwood Renovation Meeting at Baker School on May 25
As the next step in the ongoing community input phase of the Parkwood Sports Complex pool and rink renovation project, the Great Neck Park District encourages all district residents to attend an open community meeting on Thursday, May 25 at 8 p.m. at the E.M. Baker Elementary School, 69 Baker Hill Rd. Project manager and landscape architect Spencer Levine, a Great Neck school district alumnus who calls Parkwood "an amazing asset to the community," will present the current plan proposals for residents' discussion and feedback.
State Report Cards for GNPS
The New York State District Report Card for public schools is out. "We do extremely well," reported Andrea Rosen, Great Neck Public Schools director of research, evaluation and special services. Dr. Rosen stated that the school district has a higher percentage of Level 4 (top level for state assessments) students than most school districts. Students at Levels 3 and 4 have met, or exceeded, the state standards, and students at Levels 1 and 2 need help to meet the standards.
Michelle Raitzin Woos Rough Riders
The soccer fans chanted her name, swayed to the music when she sang A Moment Like This at half-time, and ran bumbling down the stadium bleachers to get the singers autograph. And then, with arms outstretched hanging over the stadium railing, fans excitedly reached for the singer for a high-five on this clear, cool spring evening, April 29 at Mitchel Athletic Complex located in Uniondale where 1,725 enthusiastic fans came out to celebrate the United Soccer League (USL) 2006 season opening of Long Island's professional soccer team, the Long Island Rough Riders.
LI Alzheimer's Walk
Six North Fork Bank branches on the North Shore will be collecting donations for the Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF) beginning May 19. The participating branches are in Port Washington, Manhasset, Great Neck, Roslyn and Glen Cove.
Honoring Bill Shine! Yes!
New Scholarship Remembers Erica Kutcher