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Near Drowning At Thomaston Equinox

EquinoxA 28-year-old woman was found unresponsive in the swimming pool of the Equinox gym at 90 E. Shore Rd. in Thomaston at 8:05 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30,  [Read more…]

Vigilant Elects First Fire Company EMS Chief In Nassau History

Ex-Chief Robert A. Lincoln, Jr., swore in the new EMS Officers.

Ex-Chief Robert A. Lincoln, Jr., swore in the new EMS Officers.

On Monday, Jan. 4, the Great Neck Vigilant Engine & Hook & Ladder company held a historic vote as they elected Steven Blocker first assistant EMS chief. Blocker is the first EMS chief elected in Nassau County who was not part of a Volunteer Ambulance Corp.

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Heroic Vigilant Members Honored

From left: Great Neck Parks District Commissioner Dan Nachmanoff, Councilwoman Anna  Kaplan, Parks District Commissioner Frank Cilluffo, Jay Bosworth, Supervisor Judi Bosworth  and Vigilant Chief Joshua A. Forst stand in front of the stately firetruck ice sculpture.

From left: Great Neck Parks District Commissioner Dan Nachmanoff, Councilwoman Anna Kaplan, Parks District Commissioner Frank Cilluffo, Jay Bosworth, Supervisor Judi Bosworth and Vigilant Chief Joshua A. Forst stand in front of the stately firetruck ice sculpture.

Dozens of members from the Great Neck Vigilant Engine & Hook & Ladders Company were honored by Town of North Hempstead officials at the 111th Annual Dinner Dance at the Fresh Meadow Country Club on Jan. 9.

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Disaster Averted

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(Photo by Lee Genser)

At approximately 8:20 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 10, both the Great Neck Vigilant Fire Company (GNVFC) and the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department (M-LFD) were dispatched to East Shore Road, in the vicinity of the Kensington Pool, to tend to an overturned truck. [Read more…]

Alert Visited Elementary Schools During Fire Prevention Week 

From left: JFK teacher Connor Heaney, JFK Principal Ronald Gimondo and Alert Firefighter Dave Fleshel

From left: JFK teacher Connor Heaney, JFK Principal Ronald Gimondo and Alert Firefighter Dave Fleshel

By Sara Rietbroek

Members of the Great Neck Alert Fire Department visited three local elementary schools during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 4 to 10, to teach students the importance of fire safety and prevention. [Read more…]

Missing Stella Y. Lee Found Dead

Screen Shot 2016-01-11 at 11.19.22 AMAt 2:30 p.m. today, Monday, Jan. 11, the deceased body of Stella Y. Lee, 22, was located by an officer of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in a wooded area of a Suffolk County park.

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Stella Y. Lee, 22, Missing

Screen Shot 2016-01-11 at 11.19.22 AMThe Nassau County Police Department Missing Persons Squad is searching for a 22-year-old female last seen on Thursday, Jan. 7, at 3:27 a.m. in Great Neck.

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Man Arrested For Stealing From Kings Point Woman

James%20CadetNassau County Police arrested a Brooklyn man for Grand Larceny at 12:30 a.m. this morning.

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Santa Visited Village Green 

SantaVillageGreen_010616.On Saturday, Dec. 19, Santa Claus and his friends made their annual visit to the Village Green. [Read more…]

2 Armed Men Robbed Verizon Store

53538894-burglar-with-a-hoodie-and-a-gunNassau County Third-Squad detectives are investigating burglary that occurred in Great Neck on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 6:28 p.m.

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