Last Friday, around lunchtime, Glen Cove Hospital staff took a break from their routines to enjoy a few minutes of horseplay in the employee parking lot. For two hours, employees visited with two miniature horses to relieve the stress from the coronavirus pandemic as it nears the two-year mark.
This week, the North Shore Soup Kitchen eturned to its main purpose: serving hot meals to those in need. Closed for more than a year and a half, volunteers and recipients reunited on Tuesday at the …
Glen Cove residents gathered near the Doughboy Monument on the front lawn of the Glen Cove Public Library on an unseasonably warm and sunny Veterans Day to honor the men and women who have served in the military.
Celeste Gullo works hard, and she seldom stops. The Glen Head-based insurance agent and mother of four continued to grow her business while giving back to the community throughout the coronavirus pandemic — even after giving birth to twins. Her efforts earned her the Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce 2021 Businessperson of the Year award, and she was honored by the Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce at a breakfast last month.
Many parents in Glen Cove are breathing a sigh of relief, because their children are now able to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. The Pfizer-BioNTech shot was authorized for children ages 5 to 11 by the Food and Drug administration on Oct. 29, and cleared by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Nov. 2.
As midnight approached on election night, Republicans in Nassau County-wide races were inching toward a GOP sweep. Pamela Panzenbeck will be the next mayor of Glen Cove, according to the unofficial results of Tuesday’s election. Voters chose the Republican candidate and most of her City Council slate, defeating Mayor Tim Tenke and the majority of the incumbent council members.
Rep. Tom Suozzi told reporters in a Zoom news conference Thursday that he is “seriously considering” running for governor of New York State next year, and will make a decision by the end of the month.
A longtime staple of the community is back in business, under new ownership. On Saturday, Jr.’s Modern Market and Delicatessen on East Avenue in Glen Cove opened its doors to the community with a ribbon-cutting celebration.
Town of Hempstead Councilman Bruce Blakeman, a Republican, retained his Election Night lead over Democratic Nassau County Executive Laura Curran after all absentee ballots were counted on Nov. 15, finishing with a 2,150-vote lead.
The Glen Cove City Council unanimously passed the 2022 budget on Tuesday, and residents will see no tax increase next year. The $64.7 million spending plan will not change the tax rate for residential property, and will reduce the commercial property rate 4.55 percent.
This month, a bill is being considered in the Nassau County Legislature to rename a portion of Forest Avenue, in Locust Valley, Sgt. Robert Hendriks Way. The measure would honor the life and service …
With the prevalence of iPhones, editing software and platforms such as YouTube and TikTok, anyone with a digital camera can create and share videos. Having the tools doesn’t necessarily mean a person has talent, but for 15-year-old Ava Solange of Glen Cove, an amateur interest in videography led to a paid opportunity.
Let’s stop equating the coronavirus with the flu, please.
You cannot burn a book in 2021. You can burn the paper and the ink and the cardboard, but in our world of e-books, you cannot ever kill the words and ideas that an author created.
To the relief of many in the political world, the 2021 elections are behind us. Whether your candidate won or lost . . .
Race and racism are in the news and on our minds. In response, many thoughtful commentaries have referred to W.E.B. Du Bois and James Baldwin, both of whom, in their day, wrote about the “Negro problem.”
October is a unique month. It’s the time for apple picking, watching the trees change color and, if the weather permits, taking long car trips to interesting places. It’s also the time for candidates for public office . . .