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Developer breaks ground on affordable housing units in Glen Cove

More development is in the works in Glen Cove, as construction begins on the first workforce housing to be built in the city in over a decade. As part of the Garvies Point waterfront development, Georgica Green Ventures, in partnership with RXR Realty, held a groundbreaking ceremony July 1 on a 55-unit development at 100 and 200 Dickson St.

Glen Cove High School seniors celebrate their graduation

It was a challenging year, but the Glen Cove High School class of 2021 made it through, and celebrated at a graduation ceremony on the school’s football field last Friday evening.

Deep Roots Farmers Market sees sunshine, smiles and success on opening day

Saturday, June 5, marked the first farmers market of the season in Glen Cove for the newly named and relocated market, Deep Roots Farmers Market.

Downtown Sounds set to return live this summer

For more than 20 years, live music has been a staple of Friday nights in downtown Glen Cove. Last year was the exception, of course, but this summer the live Downtown Sounds concert series is set to return in July and August with a full line-up.

From Antigone Rising, the gift of a guitar

Gifts are always nice, but when that gift is an electric guitar, it can leave you speechless. That was the initial reaction of Glen Cove third-grader Penelope Neophytou when she was presented with a Les Paul by Sea Cliff rock band Antigone Rising at a concert last Saturday.

Recognizing a fallen hero

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 …

Glen Cove Schools appoints Dr. Kim Rodriguez

The Glen Cove City School District appointed Dr. Kim H. Rodriguez as the district’s new assistant superintendent for human resources, which was effective as of Jan. 19.

Editorial

What are you waiting for? Get vaccinated.

An alarm bell sounded last weekend: The number of New Yorkers recently diagnosed with Covid-19 surged past 1,000 on Saturday for the first time since May.

Randi Kreiss

Humble pie is back on the White House menu

We’re in the midst of a global reset in the wake of a pandemic that has humbled us all, reminding us how quickly a microscopic virus can send us hurtling off the rails.

Op-Ed

Racial disparities persist in L.I.’s birth dearth

After my June 17-23 column, “The census is a wealth of enlightening information,” was published, I got to talking with my friend Carly Hurdle about how fertility rates are affected by race . . .

Jerry Kremer

The states, including New York, get into the pot business

In 2011, I had the pleasure of meeting then Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper. He was visiting New York City to raise money for his re-election campaign. His state was considering the passage of a law legalizing the sale of marijuana . . .

Op-Ed

Critical race theory as critical thinking

The Florida state Board of Education recently banned the teaching of critical race theory because all topics taught in Florida schools must be “factual and objective” . . .