Lester L. Wolff, who was elected to the House of Representatives in 1964 and served as a U.S. congressman for 16 years, died Tuesday at 102 years old. He had lived the last 21 years in East Norwich, where he remained active until his death.
There are eight candidates running for four open seats on the Glen Cove Board of Education. The top three vote getters will serve a three-year term beginning July 1, through June 30, 2024. The fourth top vote getter will serve the remainder of an open term, effective May 19 through June 30, 2023.
After a successful season of street closures during the warmer months last year, Glen Cove has decided to continue to close off the downtown streets on weekend nights again this year to create more outdoor dining space. The City Council held two public hearings on the matter last month, and approved the closing of portions of School and Glen streets on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
Michael Zangari was well known around Glen Cove as a man who was dedicated to his community. He served on the board of the Glen Cove Youth Bureau, as president of the Kiwanis Club and as a coach of CYO Youth Basketball. He was also a city councilman in 2018, before stepping down that November due to the onset of cancer. He died on April 25, at age 61, but according to his wife, Janice, he fought until the end.
Welwyn Preserve, on Crescent Beach Road, was once a little-known gem in Glen Cove, a place many enjoyed for the solitude of a quiet hike on a trail or down to the shore of Long Island Sound. But what previously attracted few became a destination for many over the past year, as people searched for outdoor activities. The influx of visitors, combined with a year of heavy winds, left the preserve in dire need of cleaning up.
Two Glen Cove men were rescued from their burning home last Friday morning after a housemate allegedly set the house on fire. The Glen Cove Fire Department, Police Department and EMS arrived at the scene, on Raymond Street, at around 9 a.m. and found the men trapped in the house. The quick response of the departments, as well as the actions of a neighbor, likely saved the men’s lives, according to officials.
Necessary infrastructure projects are expected to be completed in Glen Cove thanks to a bond ordinance passed by the City Council last week. The $8.9 million bond is part of a five-year capital plan developed by Mayor Tim Tenke and City Controller Mike Piccirillo to provide the city with strategic direction that, according to Tenke, will benefit the city two-fold: Infrastructure work will get done, and the city will actually save money.
A barred investment broker from Glen Cove and his business partner were arraigned Tuesday on charges alleging that they stole $436,000 from four investors who believed they were investing in pre-initial public offering stock for several high-profile companies, according to Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas. The defendants allegedly spent those funds on personal luxury items and travel.
Glen Cove High School seniors drove into the high school parking lot on Tuesday morning, walked to the football field and gathered, sort of, for a class photo, chatting in the bright sun. The scene was almost normal — except for the masks and the reminders to keep their distance — with students laughing and administrators giving directions as a drone flew overhead, and was the first of several events this spring meant to provide students with some traditional senior-year experiences.
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