Ackerman Takes Congressional Seat Once Again
As U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman was sworn in for his 13th term as congressman for the 5th Congressional District, an exceptionally large gathering of his proud constituents watched the ceremony via closed-circuit television in Washington, D.C. Two bus loads of invited residents and local officials from Nassau and Queens joined Rep. Ackerman in D.C., in a high-charged day that included not only the swearing-in, but a tour of the White House and a meeting with the Clinton family at Senator Hillary Clinton's office.
Craig Johnson to Run for Balboni's State Senate Seat
Nassau County Legislator Craig Johnson has been unanimously selected as the Democratic candidate for the 7th District State Senate Special Election called for Tuesday, Feb. 6. Members of the selection committee and Nassau Democratic Party joined Johnson to celebrate his selection when he announced his candidacy last week.
Great Neck Bruins Hockey Teams
The Hockey Program at the Parkwood Complex is gearing up for some more excitement this winter. The hockey teams have been doing a great job this 2006/2007 season!
Great Neck Skating Team Takes Gold in Lake Placid!
Sunday evening, Jan. 14, the Great Neck "Icettes" synchronized figure skating team took home the Gold Medal at the International Skating Institute (I.S.I.) Lake Placid Championships held at the Olympic Arena. Under the fine coaching by Audra Smith and Melissa Brengel, Parkwood's Icettes won the teen division, skating to a superbly choreographed James Bond medley. Their costumes, elegant blue pinstripe suits, complimented the " 007 " theme.
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