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Town, Plaza OK cemetery plan

The Town of North Hempstead and the Village of Great Neck Plaza last Wednesday officially agreed on a plan to repair and maintain the Allen Burial Ground, a cemetery in the backyard of a private residence said to be the grave site of some of Great Neck Plaza’s first settlers. 

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Thursday 10/30/2014
VGN picks expert for Academy Gdns. study
Posted: October 30, 2014

The Village of Great Neck Planning Board during a special meeting on Thursday picked Queens College professor Andrew Alan Beveridge along with engineering firm Nelson, Pope and Voorhis to determine if the proposed demolition of the rent-stabilized Academy Gardens apartment complex would create racial disparity in the community. 

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Trustee starts with an open mind
Posted: October 30, 2014

For Jill Monoson, the newest trustee in the Village of Thomaston, it’s more important to be open to new ideas than going into her new position with a specific agenda. 

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Schaufeld wins GN library seat
Posted: October 30, 2014

Great Neck Library system voters on Monday went overwhelmingly for Independent candidate and current Public Access Television President Robert Schaufeld over former library Trustee Ralene Adler to replace retiring library Trustee Janet Nina Esagoff, 671 votes to 250. 

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Colonial Rd. Bridge project go ahead
Posted: October 30, 2014

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board approved a $24.9 million contract on Wednesday for the replacement of the Colonial Road Bridge in the Village of Thomaston and extension of a pocket track east of the Long Island Rail Road’s Great Neck Station, officials said.

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Thursday 10/23/2014
GN Library OKs group to interview firms
Posted: October 23, 2014

The Great Neck Library Board of Trustees on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution that would allow members of the library director search committee, a group of residents and library officials tasked with finding a permanent library director, to interview potential search firms that will seek out a replacement for departing Interim Library Director Laura Weir.

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GN eyes educating homeless kids for free
Posted: October 23, 2014

The Great Neck Board of Education on Monday proposed a new policy that would formalize the existing practice of admitting homeless children who were born within district borders or currently reside in the district to attend Great Neck schools at no cost.

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