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Pulse of the Peninsula: Creating a legacy worth remembering

I’ve been playing a mental game. 

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Thursday 09/25/2014
Academy Gardens tenants call for new expert for study
Posted: September 25, 2014

Academy Gardens tenants last Friday called on the Village of Great Neck Planning Board to seek out a new expert to conduct a study to determine if a proposal to demolish the rent-stabilized apartment complex would create a racial disparity in the community, after a Columbia University professor announced two weeks ago he was dropping out of the study. 

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Rain does not damper Autofest’s spirit
Posted: September 25, 2014

Jay Corn, chairman of the autofest committee for the Great Neck Plaza Business Improvement District, said not even rain and humid weather could prevent the 30th Annual Village of Great Neck Plaza Autofest and Street Fair on Sunday from being a success.

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International cafe chain to open in GN
Posted: September 25, 2014

Flushing resident Mi Kyeong Shin said that while visiting friends in Great Neck years ago, she would think to herself that one day she would want to open a business in the area. 

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‘Haunted’ G. Neck rabbi writes book
Posted: September 25, 2014

Rabbi Marvin Tokayer said he is haunted by the memory of a good friend who died before being able to write a book on the connections between Buddhist and Jewish culture. 

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Segalowitz’s daughter fights for survivors
Posted: September 25, 2014

The daughter of Ivar Segalowitz, a former Great Neck Park District Commissioner who died in June of prostate cancer, is hoping to use her father’s story to urge the United States government to pass a bill that would allow Holocaust survivors, like her father, and their families to sue European insurance companies for information and payment on life insurance policies that were bought before the Holocaust began.

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Suffolk man to repay GN biz
Posted: September 25, 2014

A Suffolk County man on Tuesday was ordered by a Nassau County Supreme Court judge to repay $279,794.15  that he admitted stealing from his Great Neck-based employer, according to Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice.

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