Glen Cove has something for everyone. We offer magnificent beaches, a scenic golf course and lovely tree-filled parks, providing our residents with a summer vacation paradise in their own backyards. Recreational boaters will find full-service marinas, a city yacht club, and a fully renovated launch ramp offering easy access to our refreshing North Shore waterways.
Drive Safely Schools Are Open: Glen Cove students have begun their school year. Please obey the law and drive safely. When a stopped school bus flashes its red light(s), all traffic approaching from either direction must stop. Drivers can’t proceed until the red lights stop flashing. Don’t text or talk on a cell phone while driving—this law applies to drivers of all ages.
Speeders Beware: Drivers speeding through our streets, you are now forewarned. The Police Department’s ongoing initiative to monitor speed conditions in various locations throughout our city is coming to a neighborhood near you.
Glen Cove is Open for Business
Panera Bread: Great news! Construction permits have been issued and work will begin shortly.
New Construction started: After many years of delay, the Landing Cove Condominium 55 Senior Development has begun.
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Mayor Spinello received the Public Service Commission’s determination regarding the awarding with conditions of the Verizon FIOS franchise in Glen Cove.
Verizon is agreeing with the Public Service Commission’s condition, as set forth in their decision of 8/14/14, and will be increasing their annual payments to the City for PEG grant by $4,750 per year for 12 years. There are minor details to be worked out with the attorneys, but the service should be available very soon.
The City of Glen Cove is continuing the exploratory phase for the potential reuse of the Coles School and it surrounding property. Glen Cove will be inviting proposals, known as Expressions of Interest (EOI), for the redevelopment of the site, keeping in mind the City wants to preserve the architectural integrity of the school building through adaptive reuse. In addition, the City would like to bring the long vacant, surrounding property to active use.
September 20: e-Waste • October 4: Shed the Meds
October 25: Stop Throwing Out Pollutants (STOP)
Mayor Reginald Spinello has arranged for three environmentally safe oriented collection programs that will be held this fall in Glen Cove. Residents are urged to bring their unwanted as specified below items for proper disposal. Everyone is kindly requested to bring proof of residency.
We have been experiencing beautiful weather with little, if any, rain. Mayor Reginald Spinello would like to remind Glen Cove residents of the City’s water use rules for watering the lawn, sprinkling, and car washing. The schedule for watering is as follows: Odd numbered homes on odd numbered calendar days; even numbered homes on even calendar days: 5 am to 9 am and from 4 pm to midnight. Houses and buildings that are not numbered are considered to be even numbered. Watering is not permitted on the 31st of any month.
Take a look at a recent editorial by Cablvision on Glen Cove's waterfront.
Rabbi Irwin Huberman, Congregation Tifereth Israel; Rev. Craig Wright, Calvary A.M.E. Church; Councilman Efraim Spagnoletti; Rev. Roger Williams, First Baptist Church; Councilman Tony Gallo; Rev. Richard Wilson, Antioch Baptist Church; Mayor Reginald Spinello; Councilwoman Pam Panzenbeck; Glen Cove Police Chief William Whitton; Rev. Betsy Simpson, First Presbyterian Church; State Assemblyman Charles Lavine. Camera shy: Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton and Councilman Tony Jimenez.
On Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, Reverend Roger Williams, the pastor of the First Baptist Church, was joined by members of our community’s clergy and elected officials, several City Council members and Mayor Reginald Spinello for a Peace Walk in downtown Glen Cove.
Mayor Spinello is pictured giving out the raffle prizes to the lucky winners.
It was a great day for fishing during the Glen Cove Mayor’s Snapper Derby last Saturday at the Pryibil Beach pier. The weather was perfect for fishing and 118 children had a wonderful time trying not to let the big one get away. Mayor Reginald Spinello handed out the many raffle prizes that were made possible by generous donors. In addition, great achievements in the day’s fishing were acknowledged. They are: Junior Division winners: Anthony DiLeo, first place; Chris Hyman, second place; Angelo Valensisi. Senior Division: Joe Famiglietti, first place; Jason Liquori; Christian Ricciardi, third place. The Best Angler this year is Emily Maziejka.
If you are at least 18-years-old, love the outdoors, and enjoy volunteering your talents on behalf of your hometown, please join the City of Glen Cove Beautification Commission for its next meeting.
Mayor Reginald Spinello invites you to the Beautification Commission meeting on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall’s second floor conference room. Projects on the agenda include: International National Coastal Cleanup Day (September 20), mum planting, tulip bulb planting, Chip-a-Tree, spring cleanup, and, this year, sprucing up the mural on the arterial highway.
For more information, please call Parks and Recreation at 676-3766.
Second Major Bust in Two Months
In continuing his initiative to combat illegal housing and overcrowding, Mayor Reginald A. Spinello announced that on the morning of August 5, the City Attorney’s office obtained a search warrant which was executed by the City’s code enforcement and Glen Cove Police at a house on Chestnut Street. The house, whose owner has a history of housing code violations with similar charges pending since January, was found to be overcrowded with illegal occupancy.
Glen Cove residents have been receiving telephone calls from scam artists who claim they are from the Glen Cove Fire Department. The caller asks for donations on behalf of a not-for-profit group “Firefighter Support Services’ and falsely states the donations are going to benefit a burn center. All residents are urged to ignore these calls—better yet, hang up immediately.
Company #4 was formed June, 6, 1914. Congratulations and thank you on behalf of everyone in the City of Glen Cove.
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