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County OKs Bass with no Dem votes

Village of Great Neck Trustee Jeff Bass’ appointment to the county planning commission survived a partisan battle in the Nassau County Legislature on Monday over the ouster of his predecessor and a second nominee.

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Thursday 02/26/2015
Business good, De-Al not going anywhere soon
Posted: February 26, 2015

Dean Melchiorre says De-Al Salon has been operating in Great Neck Plaza since 1979 and despite a high vacancy rate in the business district and talk about replacing the storefront he currently occupies at 91 Middle Neck Road with a mixed-used office building he’s not going anywhere soon.

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Pulse of the Peninsula: Trade deal could cause trouble
Posted: February 26, 2015

You might wonder why our local activists - more typically animated about banning fracking, reforming elections, and overturning RLUIPA, the law that allows any religious institution to supersede local zoning, are so exorcised about the Trans Pacific Trade Partnership and the Obama’s Administration push for Fast Track authority - I mean, that sounds so far, far away. We’re not even on the Pacific Coast. 

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Great Neck man pleads guilty in scheme
Posted: February 26, 2015

A Great Neck man pleaded guilty last week to engaging in an illegal kickback scheme in Florida.

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Great Neck woman heals with laughs
Updated: February 26, 2015 - 12:17 pm

Great Neck resident Elsie Blum just wants to make people laugh - even at age 94.

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Great Neck Plaza selects firm for engineering work
Updated: February 26, 2015 - 12:16 pm

Village of Great Neck Plaza trustees on Monday selected Tectonic Engineering & Surveying Consultants to do the engineering work for the Maple Drive Sustainable Parking Lot project.

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G.N. Park commissioners talk field permits
Updated: February 26, 2015 - 12:16 pm

The Great Neck Park District commissioners are looking at how they handle permits for use of their ball fields from groups that have non-park district residents.

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Thursday 02/19/2015
Late ‘60 Minutes’ reporter Bob Simon a Great Neck grad
Updated: February 19, 2015 - 4:08 pm

Although Bob Simon - the “60 Minutes” correspondent who died in a car accident last week - reported on the news all over the world for more than 45 years, an important time in his life was spent in Great Neck.

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