“I’m proud of what we’re doing here,” said Kelly Norris, great-granddaughter of Jeanne Shibley Bell, the founder of the Shibley Day Camp in Roslyn.
Ms. Norris is referring to the extensive upgrades, renovations and improvements now under way at the camp. The projects are moving forward under the guidance of her father, Ernest Norris, with additional help from her mother, Jane Bradbury Norris and her sister Mackenzie.
The Village of Roslyn Harbor board of trustees has approved a new budget for 2013-2014. Now village officials would like to resolve another pressing issue facing Roslyn Harbor: A significant reduction in size of the AT&T cell tower, located on Beech Road.
As noted in a recent issue of The Roslyn News, the village, due to the 1996 Federal Communications Act, can’t do anything about the “microwave” tower’s existence, but it can reduce the size.
Up to 650 people traveled to Albertson last month to attend The Viscardi Center’s Celebrity Sports Night 2013 gala fundraiser. As with past events, the evening featured a variety of sports legends and celebrities, resulting in another rousing success that raised approximately $1.2 million.
This year, sports legends included Hall of Fame football greats Joe Namath and Joe Theismann, plus former New York Mets star, Mookie Wilson.
A New York State Supreme Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by East Hills resident Richard Brummel, one that attempted to reverse eight recent decisions of the East Hills Architectural Review Board (ARB).
The proposed renovation of property on Lumber Road, this one for residential purposes, continues to move forward as the Village of Roslyn board of trustees heard the latest presentation on the residential and parking plan for 17 Lumber Rd. at the May 21 meeting.
The business situation continues to pick up in the Lumber Road area. The latest business to choose the area as home is the Ballroom Palace, located on 55 Lumber Road. Recently, the Palace held its grand opening celebration, which attracted 250 people, including Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos and Legislator Wayne Wink.
“I believe my record of leadership, hard work and building consensus while serving as a Nassau County legislator and Board of Education president uniquely qualify me to continue the legacy of strong, responsive and transparent government, in the tradition of Jon Kaiman and May Newburger,” she stated.
Ronnie Shatzkamer, village administrator of the Village of Flower Hill, has been awarded Certification as Registered Municipal Clerk (RMC) by the New York State Association of City & Village Clerks for achieving its high educational, experience and participatory requirements.
Ms. Shatzkamer has been employed by the Village of Flower Hill in the position of Village Administrator for five years and has been a member in good standing of the NYS Association of City and Village Clerks for ten years.
Gatsby fever continues to spread across the North Shore. On Saturday, June 8 at 7 p.m., the Nassau County Museum of Art will host its major fundraiser of the year, one named for the motion picture now at theatres nationwide.
“The Great Gatsby,” Nassau County Museum of Art’s 2013 Museum Ball, celebrates the Gold Coast era immortalized in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel. In the spirit of the Fitzgerald novel and the new Baz Luhrmann film, the museum ball through décor and the attire of its guests, will evoke that era of parties and wealth on Long Island’s North Shore.
The Roslyn High School girls’ lacrosse squad ended the regular season playing the same consistent ball they had all year. In early May, the Lady Bulldogs topped both Wheatley and Great Neck North, while losing a close match to conference rival MacArthur.
The Lady Bulldogs finished the year with a sterling 10-5 mark overall and a 5-4 winning record in Conference IV play.
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