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

"Lights on Afterschool" Open House at the Glen Cove Boys and Girls Club

Thursday October 23, 2014 5:00-6:30 PM

Family fun activities-Raffles-Food

113 Glen Cove Ave. Glen Cove, NY 11542 (516)-671-8030 xt 101 www.glencovebgc.org

SAT Prep Courses Offered: 18 hrs.of instruction- 6 classes, 3 hours,4 full length practice exams. Course materials and online resources. $100, plus a $25.00 club membeship fee. $50 rebate after attending 9-10 SAT sessions, and 3 'Money Matters Program' sessions.

 

 

DOWNTOWN HALLOWEEN PARADE

 

Saturday, October 25th
Meet at School and Highland Sts. (Staples Center parking lot)
Parade kickoff is 1 PM.
After the parade, participants may trick-or-treat at downtown merchants displaying the BID poster. After the parade, in Village Square: 
The Maniac Pumpkin Carvers will be appearing.
The Fun Bus will be in Village Square.
There will be a Costume Contest, a Pie Eating Contest and a Pie Bake Off.

Registration is required; forms are available below, or by contacting the Downtown BID offices.
The parade is intended for ages 12 and under, costumes are encouraged, (adults can dress up, too).
The Regency at Glen Cove, 94 School St., is sponsoring a ‘Spooky Story Hour’ starting at 12 Noon.

 

 

HOWL'OWEEN PET PARADE OCTOBER 26TH

The City of Glen Cove Parks & Recreation Department, in partnership with PETCO of Glen Cove and Scoopy Doo Dog & Geese Waste Removal, is pleased to invite pets and their human companions to the 4th annual Spooktacular Howl’oween Pet Parade on Sunday, Oct. 26 at noon in downtown Glen Cove.

Pets of all species, shapes and sizes are welcome; costumes are optional! The undertaking will begin at Pulaski and Glen Streets with the final resting place in Village Square. All participants will be judged and eligible for awards in six categories which include “Best Pet/Owner Costume,” “Smallest Pet,” “Largest Pet,” and more.

Pets are urged to bring their human companions to the rear entrance of Glen Cove City Hall starting at 11:00 a.m. to register. Participants can also register in advance by downloading a registration form at www.glencove-li.us. There will be goodie bags and participation prizes for all. Vendors will be on hand with giveaways and items for sale. Refreshments will also be available. Dog owners will have an opportunity to register their four-legged friends for New York State licenses during the event as well.

For further information, or to participate as a vendor, please call the City of Glen Cove Parks & Recreation Dept. at 676-3766 during business hours.