Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano is proposing to consolidate administrative functions of the 6th and the 2nd Police Precincts and move the 6th Precinct headquarters to the 2nd Precinct location in Woodbury. The county executive says that the plan would save over $20 million and would not diminish police service. However, many local public officials are firm in their view that residents would suffer. Additionally, there is still the question as to whether or not Mr. Mangano can order this consolidation without approval of the Nassau County Legislature.
On July 26, a special session of the Nassau County Legislature was held to vote on the one dollar per hour salary raise promised to home health care workers employed by agencies that have contracts with the county, as per Nassau’s Living Wage Law. After debating a bill to put off the raise, legislators voted to leave the increase intact as scheduled for August.
The New York Conference of Mayors (NYCOM) recently announced the winners of the 23rd Annual Local Government Achievement Awards. Mayor Ralph V. Suozzi and the City of Glen Cove were selected as the First Place Winner in the area of Public Management and Administration for Glen Cove’s new Visual Simulation Legislation.
Mayor Ralph V. Suozzi and Glen Cove Police Chief William Whitton invite the community to join them on Tuesday, Aug. 3 for Glen Cove’s National Night Out 2010. This block party-style event will be held at the Police Department and adjoining parking lot from 6 to 9 p.m. and will have food, refreshments, giveaways and entertainment all evening long. The Police Department will be holding an open house with tours of the facility, a TASER demo, lessons on firearms safety, and child ID kits. Several local organizations will be participating in this community-wide event, local vendors will remain open and city officials, law enforcement officers, civic leaders, business and religious organizations will be present to meet and interact with residents.
Julie Tortorici, a Glen Cove native, celebrated the Long Island premiere of her new film at the Long Island International Film Expo on July 14. Julie wrote and directed Milestone, making it her first film as director. This short film has been accepted to film festivals worldwide, including the New York Downtown Short Film Festival and Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival.
At about 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 13 Glen Cove Police Detectives Christopher Grella, Robert Schlee, and Officer Chris Albin arrested 31-year-old Donell Leshawn Williams of Hempstead for possessing a loaded Tech 9 automatic assault weapon.
Effective Thursday, July 22 the mandatory outdoor water use restrictions in the City of Glen Cove are no longer in effect. The city would, however, like to remind residents of the standard water regulations, which remain in effect.
Water use, such as the sprinkling or watering of lawns, flowers or shrubs – the washing of cars or the use of a hose or sprinkler for any purpose with water supplied by the city is permitted only during the hours or 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to midnight daily.
The Sea Cliff Silly Shakespeare Company (SCSSC) is up to its usual un-seemly, yet un-usually user-friendly antics. Now in its eighth season, the un-couth SCSSC will present its un-conventional take on the tale of the un-wise King Lear’s descent into madness, as he is un-done by his own daughters.
Mayor Ralph V. Suozzi and Glen Cove Police Chief William Whitton invite the community to join them on Tuesday, Aug. 3 for Glen Cove’s National Night Out 2010. This block party-style event will be held on Bridge Street and at the Police Department from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Refreshments will be served, important information and give-aways will be available and live entertainment will be provided all evening long. The Police Department will be holding an open house with tours of the facility, a TASER demo, lessons on firearms safety, and child ID kits. Local organizations will be participating in this community-wide event, downtown vendors will remain open and City officials, law enforcement officers, civic leaders, business and religious organizations will be present to meet and interact with residents.
The Glen Cove Library has been selected by the Nassau Library System to be one of the four libraries in Nassau County to receive funding for a job club in response to the economic climate. This job club will be held at the library twice a week for two years. It is open to everyone - you do not need to be a resident of Glen Cove to participate.
The Job Club is a wonderful opportunity for those looking to change careers or to acquire the skills needed to find a new job. Participants will be able to learn different aspects of networking, résumé writing, interviewing and feel the support of people in the same boat.
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