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Public Comment: Deadline July 14

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will be considering written comments from the public about proposed remediation plans for the Unisys Corporation Superfund Site at the intersection of Lakeville Rd. and Marcus Blvd. in Lake Success through July 14.  The site is listed as a Class "2" site in … [Read More...]


Murray Seeman Hits 100

How does it feel to be 100 years old? Just ask Murray Seeman, former Great Neck Estates mayor, long-time community leader and newly minted centenarian. Murray turned 100 on Monday, July 7. As family and close friends joined Murray to celebrate, he said that the most important part of a plan to live to 100 is to “nourish … [Read More...]


Local Author Debuts Sci-Fi Series

Great Neck native Dan Levinson has just written the first of a series of exciting books, Fires of Man. Reviews term this a “complex plotlines and rich characters ... sure to please.” Levinson is a writer of science fiction, fantasy and horror. His musical, Bathory, a historical look at the political machinations behind the … [Read More...]


New Monitoring Technology

An industry leader in sewer management and operations, the Great Neck Water Pollution Control District announced the use of a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system as an integral part of the District’s daily operations. The SCADA system is a unique asset management system, which allows District staff … [Read More...]


DEC Approves AvalonBay Remediation

AvalonBay Communities, Inc.’s plans for its newest Long Island project, AvalonBay Great Neck, moved a step closer to “shovels in the ground” with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s recent approval of the company’s plan to clean up the contaminated site. With final details to be worked out with the … [Read More...]


New Town Rep For WAGNNN

Carol Frank has been appointed to the board of directors of the Water Authority of Great Neck North, representing the Town of North Hempstead. The 11-member board is comprised of mayors or their chosen representatives from the northern part of Great Neck. Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth recently appointed Frank to represent … [Read More...]


Ivar Segalowitz Dies At 83

When Ivar Segalowitz died last week, the Great Neck community lost much more than just one really lovely neighbor. Segalowitz died on Tuesday, June 24, following a long illness. He was 83 years old. A longtime Great Neck resident, he treasured his family and extended his sincere kindness and his dedication to working hard … [Read More...]


District Presents 5 New Awards

Last week, we congratulated the graduating seniors at Great Neck North and Great Neck South high schools and offered details on the winners of the traditional top awards—Valedictorian, Salutatorian, Barstow, and Scott Moss. This week, we look at the five new awards, given this year for the first time.   Dennis … [Read More...]


Plume Plans Draw Praise & Ire

While local public officials praised the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation plans for continued remediation at the contaminated site at 1111 Marcus Avenue in Lake Success and its plan to further protect residents from the contaminated water plume that has advanced northward past the Northern State Parkway and … [Read More...]


No Free School Lunches

The Great Neck School District adopted a new policy on charging school meals at the school board’s June 16 public action meeting. The proposal was introduced in May and discussed a second time at the school board’s June 2 meeting. The policy seeks to help the district inform parents (or guardians) whose children buy meals … [Read More...]

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