Agreement Reached on Ferry Operations
The city of Glen Cove, the Village of Sea Cliff and the North Shore Environmental Alliance (NSEA) have all signed a Memorandum of Understanding concerning ferry operations from Glen Cove to New London, CT. A purpose of the ferry is to transport people to the Foxwoods Casino. The memorandum states that Glen Cove will do a full environmental impact study on the ferry operations; the city will limit the potential number of ferry trips to New London; locate the permanent ferry terminal and parking lot to the back of Glen Cove Creek, and reduce the size of the overall development from 1.2 million square feet to 700,000 square feet.
Residents Offered Heating Discounts
The recent Indian summer weather might at least make people temporarily forget temporarily at least about the problem of rising oil heating prices, but members of the Roslyn Country Club Civic Association have been looking ahead to the winter months. Last month, they held a special meeting both for their own members and any interested citizens of the Roslyn area to meet with a heating oil company offering caps on oil pricing, plus other special rates and discounts.
Green Vale Tops Kellenberg
Facing a tough team from Kellenberg, the Green Vale football team posted its first win of the season on Thursday, Oct. 5. Will Copp scored two touchdowns on runs of over 60 yards each. Graham Gardiner scored another and Andrew Abbott scored on a 20-yard pass into the end zone from QB Jon Steller. The final score was 26-6. The squad's next home game is Nov. 13.
Starks Charity Event in Roslyn
On Sunday, Sept. 10, former New York Knicks basketball star John Starks hosted the 5th Annual John Starks Celebrity Benefit Reception and Auction at the Roslyn Claremont Hotel.