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Jimmy Berg Appointed To Sunrise Board

Jimmy Berg was appointed to the board of Sunrise Association.

Jimmy Berg was appointed to the board of Sunrise Association.

Jimmy Berg of Great Neck has been appointed to the board of Sunrise Association, which has the mission of bringing back the joys of childhood to children with cancer and their siblings worldwide through the creation of Sunrise Day Camps, year-round programs and in-hospital recreational activities, all offered free of charge.

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Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel’s New Chapter 

Michelle Schimel

Michelle Schimel

By Aimee Levinson

This November marks the end of Michelle Schimel’s nine-year journey as New York assemblywoman. It all began in 1999 when Councilwoman Lee Seeman asked Schimel to run for town clerk of North Hempstead. [Read more…]

Save The Date For Adventures In Learning’s Annual Soiree

The Wine Tasting Soiree’s Committee (from left): Dee Conway, Anna Costaras, Adventures in Learning Executive Director Diana Holden, Traci Viklund, Sandy Zaremba, Rose Lavelle, Mary Fran Jeffrey, Kate Drago and Suzy Alpert

The Wine Tasting Soiree’s Committee (from left): Dee Conway, Anna Costaras, Adventures in Learning Executive Director Diana Holden, Traci Viklund, Sandy Zaremba, Rose Lavelle, Mary Fran Jeffrey, Kate Drago and Suzy Alpert

Adventures in Learning, the Manhasset/Great Neck afterschool program, will hold its Annual Wine Tasting Soiree on Friday, March 4, at the Village Club of Sands Point, starting at 7:30 p.m. This is the sixth year the soiree will be held. Save the date and join in the fun for a terrific educational organization.

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Metropolitan Commercial Bank Showcases GN Student Artwork

Great Neck North Middle School student Ariela Hakimi proudly points to her artwork.

Great Neck North Middle School student Ariela Hakimi proudly points to her artwork.

The Metropolitan Commercial Bank hosted an opening night gala for the inaugural edition of its Bank on Art community showcase series, which features Great Neck North and South student artists.

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Celebrate Chinese New Year At Planting Fields

ChineseNewYearCoe_020316The 1st Annual Chinese New Year Celebration, sponsored by Planting Fields Foundation and the Long Island Chinese American Association (LICAA), will be held at Coe Hall on Saturday, Feb. 13, and Sunday, Feb. 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. [Read more…]

Polar Plunge To Benefit Special Olympics

Brave souls take part in a recent Polar Plunge.

Brave souls take part in a recent Polar Plunge.

Non-plungers can join the fun with the new “Chicken Coop”

Join hundreds of community members who will be Freezin’ for a Reason on Saturday, March 5, for the 12th Annual Town of North Hempstead Polar Plunge at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington.

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SSBA Hearing And Smart Schools Investment Plan Approval

gn schoolsA New York State-required public hearing on the Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) and approval of a Final Smart Schools Investment Plan will take place [Read more…]

Edisons Has Kindred Soul

KindredSoul_Feb.AKindred Soul, a local Great Neck band, will be performing at Edisons on Plandome Road in Manhasset on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 8 p.m. Enjoy an evening of good music, food and dancing as the band plays pop and rock tunes, old and new.

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First-Half Tax Payment Due Feb. 10

household-income-ju-topThe deadline for payment of the first-half of general taxes for all North Hempstead residents is Feb. 10.

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Students Strut Their Stuff

Senior Sydney Someck modeled a magician-inspired outfit made by senior Gabby Wong.

Senior Sydney Someck modeled a magician-inspired outfit made by senior Gabby Wong.

By Haley Raphael

The Great Neck South High auditorium was packed with people from the Great Neck community on Saturday, Jan. 9, for the annual Fashion Show, which showcased the many talents of the student body—and raised money for charity.

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