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.
Glen Cove Mayor Reggie Spinello invites Glen Cove residents and interested parties to attend a special presentation on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the main chamber of Glen Cove City Hall. Mayor Spinello will present “Glen Cove 2014/15 – A Progress Report” and provide the public with an opportunity to hear the latest news on key Glen Cove initiatives including economic stability, smart business development, quality of life programs, The Waterfront and the success of the “Glen Cove is Open for Business” campaign.
For residents unable to attend the April 1 community meeting, Mayor Spinello’s speech will also be live streamed at https://new.livestream.com/cityofglencove.
Join the 340+ young baseball and softball players as they celebrate the start of the 2015 season with an Opening Day Parade from Finley Middle School through downtown Glen Cove and ending at John Maccarone Memorial (City) Stadium on Saturday, April 18. The parade will kick-off at 10 AM.
Gold Coast Little League is a baseball and softball program for boys and girls in Glen Cove and surrounding communities currently in Kindergarten through Grade 9, operating under the direction of the City of Glen Cove Parks & Recreation Dept.
Mayor Reginald Spinello would like all Glen Cove’s young egg hunters and their parents to mark their calendars on April 6th for the 14th annual City of Glen Cove Egg Hunt. The Spring Egg Hunt will be held at 11 a.m. sharp at City Stadium on Morris Avenue. It is open to Glen Cove children, ages 3 to 10 years old. Don’t be late on this very important date because a famous, floppy-eared guest will be present to greet all the children.
This event is only for Glen Cove residents. Rain date is Tuesday, April 7 at 11 a.m. For more information please call the City of Glen Cove Department of Parks and Recreation at 676-3766.
Due to this winters’ storms Glen Cove roads received a high amount of damage. If there is a problem on your street you are encouraged to contact the City pot-hole hotline at 516-676-4402. Glen Cove DPW logs all reported pot-holes and transmits the information to the DPW garage for action. However, it is important to remember that many roads in Glen Cove belong to the county and are not under Glen Cove DPW’s jurisdiction.
Fire hydrants will be opened in the beginning of April for the semi-annual flushing of dead-end water mains. This is to get rid of accumulated dissolved mineral sediments in the water mains prior to the peak usage period.
During the flushing period, residents may detect some water pressure fluctuation and discoloration. This discoloration poses no health risk. Customers may choose to keep a supply of clear water in the refrigerator for drinking and cooking during periods of any discoloration in the water.
Glen Cove’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be stepping off Sunday March 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. from Robert M. Finley Middle School. The annual parade, put together by Glen Cove Hibernians, has chosen The Very Reverend Dom Elias Carr, Headmaster of All Saints Regional Catholic School, to be the parade’s Grand Marshal. Other parade honorees include Robert Ottaviano and Laurieanne DeFilippo in the capacity of “Aides to the Marshal”. This year’s parade theme is “the heritage of Catholic School education on the Gold Coast”. The theme is in recognition of two approaching anniversaries, the 25th anniversary of All Saints Catholic School and the 100th anniversary of catholic school education in this area.
Improving Quality of Life
Extreme Winter Recovery Operations
I am proud to say that the City’s Department of Public Works and all of Glen Cove’s first responders have done an outstanding job this winter season. It has been one of the toughest winters on record but Glen Cove DPW and all of our police, fire, and EMS crews were up for the challenge. Our Department of Public Works instituted a new organizational strategy aimed at reducing expenses and enhancing services. My office in conjunction with DPW remediated 34 winter related residential issues using a Mayor’s issue log which is tracked to ensure accountability. The city implemented a 24-hour live phone operator hotline to help mediate residents’ issues during this January’s winter super storm. All of the city’s staff worked together effectively to ensure residential safety during this long winter season.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From Mayor Reginald A. Spinello
On February 3, 2015 at around 1:30 p.m. a white male approximately 5’11" with a mustache and wearing a baseball cap knocked on the door of a home on Wolfle Street in Glen Cove. When the 85-year-old resident answered the door, the man proceeded to walk into the house, take the homeowner by the hand and led her to the back door of the house. This unknown man was wearing some type of walkie talkie around his neck.
Mayor Reginald has issued an alert to all Glen Cove Residents with regard to solicitors going door-to-door asking for donations on behalf of APPCO GROUP US/Childfund International. This organization does not have the required permits and authorizations from the Glen Cove Police Department to solicit in our neighborhoods. Further, their "certificate" of not-for-profit status is expired and/or does not state the required information that would properly identify this group as a not-for-profit.
Cove Animal Rescue is happy to announce that it will be helping the animals of the City of Glen Cove and will begin managing the animal shelter located at 40 Shore Road as soon as the Animal Lovers League (ALL) vacates the premises; anticipated on January 15, 2015.
Cove Animal Rescue is a not for profit organization that believes in a No-Kill, No-cage environment to help eliminate the fear and stresses that make an animal difficult to present for adoption, and difficult to transition into a home environment.
To improve conditions private benefactors who believe in this philosophy, have made it possible for Cove Animal Rescue to focus on expanding the shelter to nearly double its current size and to create a cage-free colony-like wing for the cats that will include windows for their natural curiosity as well as for the public to enjoy their precious antics.
The Mayor’s office continues to receive inquiries regarding the status of transition to a new operator at the Glen Cove Animal Shelter. We are pleased that so many residents and surrounding communities are enthusiastic about the plans for the future of the Glen Cove Animal Shelter to be operated by Cove Animal Rescue.
The City of Glen Cove owns, maintains, and provides funding to the animal shelter facility on Shore Road currently being operated by the Glen Cove Animal Lovers League (A.L.L.), a 501c3 organization. In response to increasing concerns about the shelter animals’ safety raised by a growing number of community members, the City and representatives of A.L.L. have been in talks since last September regarding crucial changes needed to the current operations. Based on the total unwillingness of the A.L.L. to define policy regarding adoption, care of animals, and to provide adequate information requested by the City, Deputy Mayor Barbara Peebles made known the City’s intent to take the shelter in a new direction that ensures the welfare and care of the animals. The City is seeking to increase the potential for adoption while growing the shelter’s services and community outreach programs.
Mayor Reginald Spinello alerts all Glen Cove residents that there is a telephone scam going on in our City. Someone claiming to be from a “company” called Lehigh is calling residents stating that they have not paid their water bill and if payment is not made to Lehigh immediately, the resident’s water service will be shut down. The “company” has nothing whatsoever to do with the City of Glen Cove Water Department. Please Do Not Respond to them in Any Way. The Glen Cove Police Department is investigating.
If anyone has questions about their City of Glen Cove Water bill, please call the Water Department at 676-2238.
Mayor Reginald Spinello today was notified by Nassau County’s Executive and Legislative Offices that an agreement has been reached which allocates $12 million for studying, designing and installing public sanitary sewers in Glen Cove and neighboring communities that are not currently connected to the Glen Cove Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Mayor Reginald Spinello said, “Working together to do the right thing for our constituents is a true reflection of good government. I thank County Executive Mangano and Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton for their efforts. This investment is critical to the protection of our natural resources and our communities.”
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