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Righteous Food In Great Neck

Lamed Vav, 20 South Station Plaza, recently opened in Great Neck. Its name derives from the Talmud, in which it was stated that at all times there are at least 36 righteous people in the world. In the Hebrew alphabet, "Lamed" is the 13th letter and "Vav" is the sixth letter. After dining there, you could easily come to the … [Read More...]


Great Neck Doctor Inspired By Author

When Great Neck’s Dr. Phoebe Lazarus, who will be a very active 94 years old in February, read prominent American author Pearl Buck’s The Child Who Never Grew when it was published in 1950, little did Dr. Lazarus know that the inspiration she found from the book would lead her to a correspondence and meeting with the famed … [Read More...]


Great Neck Election Contested

The upcoming Dec. 9 Great Neck Park District commissioner election has two seats available. Commissioner Dan Nachmanoff is seeking re-election to a three-year term, opposed by Neil Lieberman. Frank Cilluffo and Sharon Epstein are seeking election to the remaining two years of former commissioner Ruth Tamarin’s term. … [Read More...]


Great Neck Cemetery Renovation

With a seven-page document clearly listing the responsibilities for both the Town of North Hempstead and Great Neck Plaza for the restoration of and access to the Allen Family Cemetery, which sits on a small lot behind the houses at 15 and 17 Pearce Pl., now in place, there’s still a matter of a $500 mystery that needs to … [Read More...]


Gold Coast Film Fest Coming

From Nov. 3 to Nov. 19 the Gold Coast Arts Center, in conjunction with the Town of North Hempstead, will present the fourth annual Gold Coast International Film Festival (GCIFF). Everyone is invited to this special week of films, parties, panels, and glamour. GCIFF is proud to offer an exciting slate of films and … [Read More...]


Great Neck School Board Sets Goals

With all of their goals, as always, centered around meeting the needs of every student, Great Neck School District Board of Education President Barbara Berkowitz presented the 2014-2015 board goals. Berkowitz discussed each of the six goals at the October public action meeting. Goal number one addresses communications, … [Read More...]


Great Neck Teacher Dies

Deborah Arkus, beloved community member and retired Great Neck teacher, died peacefully at home on Oct. 8, 2014 at age 85.   Born on April 26, 1929 in Astoria, Debbie graduated from Julia Richman High School in Manhattan and received her BA and MS degrees in Early Childhood Education from Queens College.  On July 20, 1950, … [Read More...]

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