The Doors Are Open! North Shore

Historical Museum Now Open to the Public Wednesdays 2 PM-6 PM Saturdays 11 AM-3 PM

 

We are proud to announce thr North Shore Historical Museum will open to the public. The completely renovated Justices Court building, an historic national landmark and the Museum's home, will open January 19 with public visitation days of Wednesdays and Saturdays. January 19th also marks the 104th anniversary of the  building's initial opening by the Town of Oyster Bay in 1908.

For the present time, the Museum will be open to public visitations on Wednesdays from 2 to 6 PM, and Saturdays from 11 AM to 3 PM. Museum members will be admitted free, with a fee of $5.00 for other guests, $3.00 for children, and family membership $20.00.

For further information on hours, exhibits, or to book tours, call (516)-801-1191 or email Ms. Yoder at director@northshorehistoricalmuseum.org

The Museum is located at 140 Glen Street; visit the Mueum's website at www.northshorehistoricalmuseum.org

The Museum is accepting memberships, and also offering commemorative sponsor plaque opportunities.

The official opening follows the appointment of Colleen Yoder as  Museum Director who will be in charge of exhibits and the Museum's operations. Ms. Yoder, a Glen Cove Resident, has excellent credentials and experience as a museum curator; she holds aBS degree in Museum Education from Pennsylvania State, University and a MS in Humanities from California State University. "I cannot express the thrill it will be watching the first visitors to this incredible building", Ms. Yoder said. "Although for the present we are only open two days a week,we will be hosting group tours for school children and other organizations."

Brian Mercadante, Museum President, said that "We invite everyone to come in to view this national treasure and our exhibits. On behalf of our Board of Trustees, I'd like to thank the many, many organizations and governemnt agencies that have made this dream possible."

 

In The Press

Patch- Website Lists Glen Cove on 100 Safest Cities list

Courtesy of Glen Cove Patch:

Glen Cove Rated One of Nation's Safest Cities

Website ranks city twelfth safest in U.S.
By Micah Danney
March 19, 2013
Your chances of being the victim of a crime in Glen Cove are less than in most other cities in the country, according to a recent report.

The website NeighborhoodScout released its list of the Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. for cities with populations of more than 25,000 people. Glen Cove ranked 12, one spot higher than Greenwich, Conn. and one behind Sammamish, Wash.

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Glen Cove Downtown BID

BEAUTIFIES DOWNTOWN WITH FLOWER BASKETS
 

Glen Cove, NY – The Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District purchased 83 hanging flower baskets to grace the light poles of the downtown commercial district.

 

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Upcoming Events

Gala and Special Viewing: 'North by Northwest' at the North Shore Historical Museum

Join us for a special event to benefit the North Shore Historical Museum
     Assemblyman Charles Lavine, in conjunction with the  Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce     and the Glen Cove Business Improvement District, invites the community to a showing of
                         Alfred Hitchcock's NORTH BY NORTHWEST
                starring Cary Grant,  Eva Marie Saint  &  James Mason  
                             Saturday, September 13, 2014
               North Shore Historical Museum 140 Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY
   Cocktails at 7 pm  ~  Movie at 8 pm   Admission:  $30.00  ~  Museum Members:  $25.00    Seating is limited.  For information or to reserve a seat, call 516-801-1191 or email                        Director@NorthShoreHistoricalMuseum.org

 

DOWNTOWN SOUNDS 2014
join the fun!
Photos: Tony Gallego, Gill Associates Photography

 

August Movies at the Glen Cove Library, 4 Glen Cove Avenue:

Contact:  Amy Mondello (516) 676-2130
JOIN US FOR A MOVIE AT THE GLEN COVE LIBRARY
Her
126 min. R (2013)
Tuesday, August 12, 6pm
Joaquin Phoenix stars in Spike Jonze's emotional sci-fi drama about a lonely writer who falls in love with his computer's highly advanced operating system.  He develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased computer designed to meet his every need. Also starring Amy Adams and Scarlett Johansson.

The Monuments Men
112 min. (PG) 2014
Saturday, August 23, 10am
Cowriter and director George Clooney adapts author Robert M. Edsel's book, The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, to tell the incredible true story of the seven art historians and museum curators who went behind enemy lines during World War II on a mission to recover some of the world's greatest works of art from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.  Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon and Bill Murray