March 9, 2007

  • News: VOA Hears from Fire Fighter Leaders

    To illustrate the predicament of the fire departments in keeping their volunteers, Andrew DeMartin passed around a photograph of the Vigilant Fire Department members that was taken in 1979 and one that was taken in 2006. He told the assembled Great Neck leaders at the February 28 Village Officials Association (VOA) meeting that only three people were in both photos. While the most recent recruitment numbers have been high, he also reported that since 2000, the Vigilant Fire Company has lost 32 members due to their need to move away for affordable housing. He said, "We need our members to form deep roots in the community." FULL STORY

  • News: Status Report: Great Neck Library

    Although it appeared at one point during the library board meeting on Feb. 26 that the committee assignments would be tabled until the March meeting, president David Kahn announced board member committee assignments after a recess. Trustee Martin Sokol's insistence on the urgency of making the appointments, especially to reactivate the building committee, proved to be prescient. FULL STORY

  • Sports: Swimmers Earn Bid to National Championships

    There was a lasting sense of enthusiasm and excitement buzzing around the Athletic department after hearing last night that six Midshipman from the Mariner Swimming program have been given the nod to compete in the NCAA Division III National Swimming Championships March 15-17 at the University of Houston. FULL STORY

  • Sports: Pro Hockey Player Teams With Red Cross

    The American Red Cross in Nassau County is pleased to welcome Bruno Gervais, of the New York Islanders, into its family of volunteers. FULL STORY

  • Opinion: Election Time Letters to the Editor Policy
  • Opinion: Johnson Starts Big From Day One

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