Mayor Deem Allegedly Threatens Trustee
At the June 6, Village of Great Neck Board of Trustees meeting, a diverse agenda was soon eclipsed by an accusation by village trustee Mitchell Beckerman that Mayor Richard Deem had threatened him. Mayor Deem refused to deny the accusation. Nor was he able to justify claims by the trustees that he had not, as requested by another mayor, invited his four trustees to two recent multi-village cooperative events.
Alleged Mail Fraud in Old Village Election
Over the past weekend, some supporters of Village of Great Neck candidate for re-election, Trustee Edna Guilor-Segal (who is running with fellow incumbent Trustee Mark Birnbaum) received thick envelopes that gave the impression that they were mailed from the candidate. On the top left portion was her name and underneath was typed "Better Government Party."
South High Track Triumphant As Season Ends
On May 23 and 24, Great Neck South High concluded its team competition at the Nassau County Championships at Mitchel Field. The Rebels dominated the meet and finished a school best second at Counties, the "playoffs of track." All 19 AA Nassau teams came down and competed fiercely to earn the title of county champion. Coming into the meet the rebel's top competition was Westbury, Lynbrook, South Side and Lawrence. Westbury has been a dominant force in the division, winning their division title an unheard of seven of the last eight years. Lynbrook, a new addition to the AA classification, has been an annual county leader.
Great Neck Thunder and Road Runners Honored a Memory
Great Neck Thunder and Road Runners' trainer Paul Cutter and his wife Noelle lost their 16-month-old nephew, Louis, who was diagnosed with brain cancer at the end of April. The family began organizing a fund-raising for June 4, at the boardwalk in Long Beach to raise money to help defray medical expenses and to raise money for donation to programs searching for a cure.
In Loving Memory of Sid Evans
Ackerman Letter to Dept. Veteran Affairs