GNVOA Focuses on Cable TV Update
The ongoing issue of cable contracts with the existing franchise, Cablevision, and with Verizon, the company also seeking a franchise, has proved problematic. The North Shore Cable Commission, representing the nine Great Neck Villages (but not the unincorporated areas within town jurisdiction) and six other North Shore villages, updated the Great Neck Village Officials Association at the Nov. 29 meeting. Commission Chair Alice Fishman and PATV Executive Director Shirley Bruno answered questions, as Tom Levin, the commission's attorney, explained the issues and presented an update of the negotiation impasse.
Library Expansion, From a Show Stopper to a Yawn?
What was expected to be a routine library board meeting, held without fanfare and poorly attended, at the Parkville School auditorium turned dramatic when suddenly it appeared that the board was going forward to test the waters with the Town of North Hempstead with plan A, referred to at various points as "weaselly" or "measly." Trustee Martin Sokol read a statement in which he acknowledged that those working on the plans for years now have become weary and discouraged and appeared to be going for the least expensive, least controversial, least visionary plan, going as he said from "one extreme to another." He said, "This is no compromise; this is appeasement. This plan, which I call 'A and a half" is a yawn."
Scott Kushner Named USMMA Head Baseball Coach
The United States Merchant Marine Academy Department of Athletics is proud to announce the hiring of Scott Kushner as the men's head baseball coach.
South High School Sports News
Great Neck South High School senior Kirby Hsu was selected as a National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete by the Nassau County Coaches Association. Scholar Athletes have demonstrated excellence on the athletic field, in the classroom, and in their communities. He received his award on Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Crest Hollow Country Club.___
Congratulations to Mal Nielson!