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Shortcut Gets Bumpier

The trip through the Village of Russell Gardens has gotten a lot bumpier lately for motorists who use the village as a shortcut to either Northern Boulevard or South Middle Neck Road—but it’s by design, according to Mayor Steve Kirschner. The village, made up of 248 private homes and four apartment buildings on South … [Read More...]

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Vote For Alex Schneider

Alex Schneider of Great Neck will participate in the Runners World Cover Contest. The participant with the most votes will be featured on the front cover of the December edition of Runners World. The twenty-four year old with autism has competed in more than 120 races including two Boston Marathons, two Hamptons Marathons, … [Read More...]

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Short Films At The Bow Tie

The Furman Film Series presents Summer Shorts, a series of short films, at the Great Neck’s Bow Squire Cinemas, 115 Middle Neck Rd., on Thursday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m. Amongst the films, One Plastic Beach, tells the story of Richard and Judith Selby Lang who gathered plastic debris from Kehoe Beach in the Point Reyes … [Read More...]

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Editors Win National Awards

Two editors at Anton Community Newspapers recently were named award-winners in the 2014 National Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Editorial Contest. This is the first time Anton has entered the contest. The judges of this nationwide competition, sponsored by the largest newspaper organization in the country, … [Read More...]

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Drainage Project Flows At Last

Severe flooding has been a serious problem in Great Neck, especially along Middle Neck Road (which is a county road) from Kensington to the Old Village, which falls under the county’s jurisdiction. Local village officials began approaching Nassau County for help years ago, but delays stymied the project. On Monday, July 7, … [Read More...]

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Luau At Parkwood Pool

The  Luau Party, complete with Hawaiian hula dancing entertainment, limbo, delicious s’mores and giveaways such as leis, hats and hula skirts was fun for the whole family! If you were jonesing for some Hawaiian culture, the Parkwood Family Aquatic Center was the place to be on Wednesday, July 9. The excitement doesn’t stop … [Read More...]

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Secondary Staff Granted Tenure

One secondary school administrator and 25 secondary school teachers were honored for their dedication with tenure appointments made official at the June 16 meeting of the Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education. “Tonight is one of those most special nights,” said Superintendent Thomas Dolan. “Tenure is earned and the … [Read More...]

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Teen Stars Slip Into Great Neck

Victoria Justice is one of today’s most popular movie, television, music and social networking stars. The 21-year-old actress has eight million followers on Twitter and 14 million “likes” registered on her Facebook page. More than 2.5 million people ‘follow’ her on Instagram. And now she’s in Great Neck. Justice has … [Read More...]

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Town Attempts To Ease Commuter Woes

Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth announced today that the Town has prepared a transportation contingency plan for local commuters who may be looking for alternatives if the Long Island Railroad workers strike on July 20. The plan includes opening up free parking at North Hempstead Beach Park, 175 West Shore … [Read More...]

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Town Talks Downtown Revitalization

Nearly 200 residents, officials and business persons came out for the North Hempstead Business and Tourism Development Corporation’s (BTDC) Downtown Revitalization Conference on June 6 at the Harbor Links Club House in Port Washington. Speakers covered a multitude of downtown revitalization topics, such as building … [Read More...]

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