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 Sounds Featured in L.I.Pulse Magazine, Others

DOWNTOWN SOUNDS 2015 FEATURED IN LOCAL MEDIA

Downtown Sounds 2015 has been getting favorable attention in the press lately, with feature articles in Long Island Pulse Magazine:

Music Fills Downtown Glen Cove This Summer:


http://lipulse.com/2015/06/30/music-fills-downtown-glen-cove-this-summer/

And 25A Magazine:

Glen Cove Village Square Downtown Sounds: It's All About the Music


 

 
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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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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Upcoming Events

North Shore Historical Museum 

100th Anniversary of NY Women's Suffrage

 Opening Reception March 3rd 7:30 PM * RSVP to 516-801-1191 or email director@NorthShoreHistorical Museum.org

 

 Events at the Glen Cove Library

4 Glen Cove Ave. (516)-676-2130

Writers’ Group at the Glen Cove Library
Saturday, March 4, 10am   If you are a serious writer, come join the Writers’ Group for a lively exchange of ideas.

FIRST FRIDAY FLICKS at the Glen Cove Library
Join us on the first Friday of each month to watch the latest movie releases for free on our 80” ultra-high definition television.
Sully
Friday, March 3, 2pm
96 min. (PG) 2016

Free Tax Assistance at the Glen Cove Public Library

Every Wednesday Through April 19, 10am -2pm          
 
Free tax help is available to individuals of all ages and provided by AARP trained volunteers on a first-come-first-served basis.  Be sure to bring your tax package, W-2 forms and a copy of your 2015 tax return and any other information that might be helpful in correctly filing your tax return.  Both spouses must be present for married couples filing joint tax returns.
Brain Fitness Class at the Glen Cove Public Library
Tuesday, March 7, 2pm
 
Improve memory skills, build brain strength and learn about positive thinking and nutrition for the brain.   It’s fun, easy and you will be amazed by how you can boost your brain power

Concert at the Glen Cove Public Library

Traditional Irish Music
Sunday, March 12, 2pm
 
Listen to traditional Irish jigs, reels and ballads with multi-instrumentalist Johnny Cuomo.  Johnny will also share tales and background information from his time living in Ireland.

 

CDA Grants Information

Assistance with sign and facade improvements is available through the Glen Cove CDA. Forms are available below or through the CDA website.