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

 BETHPAGE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION GLEN COVE DOWNTOWN SOUNDS 2016!

Tonight's concert, July 22nd, the Stanton Anderson Band will take place at 7:30 pm in Village Square. The Glen Cove Downtown BID brings great talent to Viilage Square every Friday in July and August. Start time, 7:30 PM. Rain Location: RM Finley Middle School, 1 Forest Ave. For full details, visit the 'Downtown Sounds' section of the menu on the left.
July 1st    The Patriot Brass Ensemble
July 8th    The Sidemen featuring The Legendary Uptown Horns
July 15th   Desert Highway
July 22nd   The Stanton Anderson Band
July 29th    'Rock the Cove'- A Local Showcase
August 5th   Marvin Floyd & Friends
August 12th  Richie Cannata with The Lords of 52nd St.
August 19th  Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra
August 26th  Soul Sound Revue

 

SAFE Glen Cove Survey

Please take a moment to take our brief, anonymous 10-question survey. The SAFE Glen Cove Coalition created the survey to determine whether or not residents of Glen Cove would like mental health and substance abuse counseling services in the City, especially for youth between the ages of 5-17. The survey will be used as a means to apply for funding for these services. Thank you for taking the time to participate!
SAFE Glen Cove Coalition Survey
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JTDC3XP
 

 

Coming to The North Shore Historical Museum
 
Wednesday June 8th, 7 pm

Join us for an interesting presentation by Oyster Bay Town Historian John Hammond about the funeral of our 26th President, Theodore Roosevelt, in his hometown of Oyster Bay NY.
Admission $10
($5 for Museum Members)
RSVP (516) 801-1191 or email
Director@NorthShoreHistoricalMuseum.org
 
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Visit the Museum for our new Exhibit
The North Shore Worships:
A Historical Overview
With Local Cemeteries & Burial Grounds
Now thru August 20th
140 Glen Street, Glen Cove NY
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Museum Hours:
WEDNESDAYS 2 PM - 6 PM
SATURDAYS 11 AM - 3 PM
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