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

Downtown Restaurants On Screen

Some of the fine dining options in Downtown

 
Glen Cove Downtown Shop & Restaurant

Glen Cove Downtown Shop & Restaurant

Glen Cove Downtown Restaurant

Glen Cove Downtown Shop

 
Downtown BID Commissions New Botanical Design

GLEN COVE DOWNTOWN BID COMMISSIONS NEW BOTANICAL DESIGN AND IRRIGATION SYSTEM

Glen Cove, N.Y. - The Glen Cove Business Improvement District donated the sprinkler system at the Brewster Street garage, which has been installed by Grennan Irrigation Inc., in part with a project to re-landscape and beautify the area. “This was an important project for the BID as it is a heavy traffic area, and we wanted to make it look nicer for those driving and walking by”, said Brian Mercadante, Co-Chair of the BID Capital Improvements Committee. While the sprinkler systems were being installed, Cabo Landscaping Inc. was working on a new landscaping design that consists of hydrangeas, junipers, white pine, and many other botanical arrangements along the Brewster Street Garage.
 “For many years, the BID has been denied a sprinkler system due to a lack of a water source, but after much determination, the current administration finally approved of the sprinkler system and now the BID can get back to work revitalizing the area”, said Patricia Holman, Executive Director of the Glen Cove Downtown BID.  The Downtown BID has planted many gardens throughout the walkways and has funded the maintenance of these gardens. Throughout the seasons, the BID will be planting new grass seeds and different flowers for the fall, summer, and spring. “Now that the water is in, let’s start making it beautiful”, said Brian Mercadante.  
For further information, please contact the Glen Cove BID office at (516)-759-6970. Or email the office at: info@glencovedowntown.org or visit the BID website at: www.glencovedowntown.org. 

 

Upcoming Events

Events at the Glen Cove Public Library
4 Glen Cove Avenue  676-2130 glencovelibrary.org

AARP Smart Driver Course at the Glen Cove Public Library  Friday, February 9, 9am - 5pm

The cost is $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members (payable by check or money order to AARP).  Register in person at the Reference desk.  Registrants must show their AARP Membership Card to get the discounted rate.

The Seed Library at Glen Cove Library Presents More Than Honey
Saturday, February 10, 10am
More Than Honey (film run time: 95 minutes) tells the story of honey bees, their relationships to humans, and the various methods of managing honey bees that we rely on for so much of the food we eat.  An informal discussion will follow the film.  Please register through the calendar of events at glencovelibrary.org

Opera In Ebony
Sunday, February 11, 2pm
February is African-American History Month!  Join us at The Glen Cove Public Library in celebration as Tanisha Mitchell offers a presentation that pays tribute to legendary African-American singers who performed at prestigious venues.
 

 

NORTH SHORE HISTORICAL MUSEUM * 140 Glen St. Glen Cove * www.NorthShoreHistoricalMuseum.org

Marjorie Merriweather Post and "Hillwood"
Take a journey back in time with a historic slide presentation about famed Post Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Long Island estate Hillwood. Historian Kenneth G. Mensing uses Post family private photos to reveal a glimpse into this magnificent former estate and the pioneering businesswoman who called it home. Admission $10.00 members $5.00 Refreshments will be served.
 

Wednesday, January 31st - 7 pm
The Beginnings of Glen Cove:

Col. Lewis Morris
Historian Dr. Millie DeRiggi will tell the tale of one of Musketa Cove’s first settlers, Colonel Lewis Morris.  Morris-owned lands were used as boundaries on the Andros Patent yet little is known about this Barbados native.  Come discover this fascinating part of Glen Cove history surrounded by objects commemorating the 350th anniversary of the Glen Cove community.  
Admission $10.00 (Members $5.00)
Refreshments will be served

Our current exhibit:

THE STORY OF GLEN COVE IN 350 OBJECTS

 

 

 

New art in Downtown

The Glen Cove Downtown BID is super excited about the art that is falling in Glen Cove from the skies. It is said that an anonymous donor has donated these wonderful pieces of art. We first noticed them in front of the library, and then in a walkway, but they are said to be all over Glen Cove now. Can you find them all?