City paid $600K in health costs for ineligible retirees

The City of Glen Cove paid nearly $491,000 in health premiums for six retirees who did not qualify for coverage based on their personnel files, according to a February audit by the Manhattan-based …

All Saints Regional Catholic School teens conduct real court case

Ordinarily the city’s attorneys present their cases to City Court Judge Richard McCord at Glen Cove City Court but not so on the afternoon of May 31. McCord ceded his responsibilities to …

Glen Cove tees off to help senior center

The sun was shining and the wind provided a nice breeze on the afternoon of June 3, making for a perfect day for the Glen Cove SAGE Foundation’s annual golf outing. Established in 2005, SAGE …

Patriotism on parade in Glen Cove

The streets of Glen Cove were a sea of red, white and blue on Monday as thousands of residents gathered to watch the city’s annual Memorial Day parade. Starting at the corner of Forest Avenue and …

Glen Cove Police Department fighting mail scams on North Shore

According to police, scammers looking to defraud residents out of thousands of dollars or steal their identities may now be using more than suspicious phone calls. Detective Lt. John Nagle of the …

Public pressures Glen Cove Board of Education for new bond

The meeting of the Glen Cove City School District Board of Education on May 22 followed a different format from just about every other meeting it has had this year. Instead of a superintendent’s …

Providing safety in sacred places

In recent years, the world has watched in horror as extremists and terrorists have committed acts of violence in houses of worship — the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas; the Tree …

Editorial

Stop arguing and fix the assessment system

The Nassau County Department of Assessment continued to be an object of political brinkmanship last week, as Democratic County Executive Laura Curran vetoed the Republican-controlled Legislature’s proposal to make the assessor post elective.

Brianna’s Law passes in state Senate

The state Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation on May 16 that it hopes will help prevent boating tragedies on New York waterways. Senator John Brooks, a Democrat from Seaford, sponsored the …

Cofield leads Glen Cove track

The Glen Cove Lady Big Red track team finishes its 2019 spring season as one of its most successful in the past decade.

Editorial

Albany must pass sex harassment bills

After the #MeToo movement exploded into the national consciousness in 2017 and 2018, New York state lawmakers recently proposed no fewer than 11 bills to strengthen the state’s sexual harassment laws.