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.
Colonel (RET) Anthony J. Anzalone, Jr. To Be Honored
Wednesday, May 13, 2015… The City of Glen Cove Memorial Day Parade Committee announced today the schedule for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend to honor our country’s veterans and remember those who fought to protect our freedoms. Glen Cove’s Memorial Day weekend activities include the decoration of the city’s war monuments, church memorial services, and a commemorative parade. The Memorial Day Parade Committee, whose members represent the VFW, James Donahue Post 347, American Legion Post 76, American Legion Young-Simmons Post 1765 and the Dan Daly Globe and Anchor Detachment, have selected Anthony J. Anzalone as their 2015 parade honoree.
May 19, 2015… Due to the upcoming Memorial Day weekend the City of Glen Cove has announced their holiday garbage collection schedule. The scheduled changes for the week of May 25, 2015 are as follows:
- Garbage and Recycling pick-up normally scheduled for Monday, May 25, 2015 will take place on Tuesday, May 26, 2015
- Garbage and Recycling pick-up normally scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, 2015 will take place on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.
- Cardboard, Yard Waste, and Metal pick-up will not take place the week of May 25, 2015, but will resume the following Wednesday on June 3, 2015.
Kayak Rack Permits Now Available
May 15, 2015…Mayor Reggie Spinello encourages Glen Cove residents to start packing their beach bags and towels as the 2015 Glen Cove beach season officially opens on Saturday, May 23. Both Pryibil and Morgan Memorial Park beaches will be staffed with lifeguards on weekends only (plus Memorial Day) until June 20th. Then, on the first day of summer, June 21 Glen Cove’s beaches will be staffed seven days per week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
May 13, 2015…The City of Glen Cove has posted a job vacancy for a Crossing Guard and welcomes potential job applicants. The Crossing Guard position calls for the exercise of vigilance in directing traffic for the protection of pedestrians. Work is performed independently and the pay rate is $45 per day.
Event Rescheduled for Saturday, May 30, 2015
May 18, 2015: To maintain the natural beauty of Glen Cove, the City’s Beautification Commission rescheduled its’ annual Great American Cleanup Day to Saturday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Interested residents and community groups are asked to meet at the parking lot adjacent to 69 Glen Street at 9 a.m. and contact the Glen Cove Parks & Recreation Department and Beautification Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer your time. “It’s spring cleaning time in Glen Cove and we welcome the support of our city’s Beautification Commission and volunteers to help keep Glen Cove green and clean,” said Mayor Reggie Spinello.
The Great American Cleanup is the country’s largest community improvement program that kicks off in more than 20,000 communities each spring. This national program engages 2 million volunteers who take action in their communities to create positive change and a lasting impact.
May 5, 2015… Glen Cove Mayor Reggie Spinello today announced the scheduling of three community Town Hall meetings. The Mayor along with officials from City departments including Public Works, Parks & Recreation, Water, Police, Code Enforcement, Senior Center and others will be providing updates and informational materials, answering questions, addressing community concerns and listening to recommendations from City residents.
Residents are encouraged to attend a Town Hall meeting at a school location closest to their neighborhood. If residents are unable to attend their scheduled date, they are welcome to join the Mayor and his leadership team at another location. The Mayor’s office is accepting questions in advance to ensure all topics can be addressed. Questions may be emailed to email@example.com. “Town Hall forums provide an important opportunity to share City news and developments in an up close and personal format,” said Mayor Spinello. “We welcome open dialogues about the topics that are most relevant to our residents, local neighborhoods and community at large.”
May 1, 2015… The lacrosse community came together recently to celebrate "the fastest game on two feet" at the Annual Glen Cove LAXFEST. Teams from the Glen Cove Junior League through the Glen Cove High School Varsity teams were represented along with regional competitors. Glen Cove Mayor Reggie Spinello joined in on the event’s festivities by conducting the coin toss for the Boys’ Varsity game and spending time with the teams’ players and coaches.
April 24, 2015…Glen Cove Mayor Spinello, Councilman Famighletti, and Councilwoman Panzenbeck joined members of Glen Cove’s Parks & Recreation Department and Beautification Commission to plant a weeping cherry tree in Glen Cove’s Monument Park in celebration of the 45th anniversary of National Arbor Day. “Arbor Day reminds us of the importance of trees to our environment and the need to have strong roots within your community. The dedicated volunteers of our Beautification Commission work year-long to enhance the natural beauty of our city through plantings, managing our community garden and Adopt-a-Spot programs.” said Mayor Spinello.
Photo Caption: (left to right) Councilwoman Pam Panzenbeck, Damon Stavredes, Coleen Spinello, Tim Maher, Bill Byrne, Bill Charon, Councilman Mike Famiglietti, Mayor Spinello, Vincent Martinez Sr., Judith Frederick, and Joan Bessette
April 17, 2015… Every year during the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Glen Covers gather ceremoniously to watch as their fellow residents get a haircut; well actually a close shave. St. Baldrick’s Foundation raises money for child cancer research nationwide by hosting head shaving events. Those who choose to participate collect donations through sponsorships and at the end of the fundraising period, they shave their heads in solidarity with the millions of children who undergo cancer treatments and experience hair loss.
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On Saturday, May 9, 2015 the City of Glen Cove will hold its 9th Annual Senior Recognition Day to celebrate all seniors in our community and honor our Centenarians (age 100 and older). All are invited to join our senior citizens, their families, and friends for this special celebration in downtown Village Square from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. (In case of rain, the event will be held at the Senior Center located at 130 Glen Street.) The day’s events are “Free to all” and will include delicious food tastings from local businesses, the wonderful music of the Les Stanco Band, and various vendors and information booths.
In our continuing efforts to deliver the highest quality water possible to our residents and to provide optimal fire-fighting services, the Water Department is continuing our city-wide hydrant maintenance program. Each year, one third of the hydrants throughout the City are serviced, as are all hydrants situated on dead-end mains.
On Thursday March 16th at approximately 2:15PM Yanira Estella Canjura Martinez was stabbed to death behind 221 Glen Street in Glen Cove. The Glen Cove Police immediately began an investigation into the murder. Nassau County Homicide unit responded to the scene to assist the Glen Cove detectives in the investigation. According to Detective Lieutenant John Nagle, “we immediately determined this was a domestic crime because the victims purse which contained money was not taken. Surveillance recording from the area also confirmed the theory that robbery was not a motive.” A person of interest, an ex-boyfriend, was quickly identified from the investigation.
A gas leak was reported on Hitching Post Lane on Friday, March 27th, causing the evacuation of nearby Gribbin Elementary School. At approximately 11:30 a.m., a gas odor was detected near the site of a water main break where work was being done. Gribbin Elementary School administration officials were notified and students were immediately evacuated from the building. Fire Department and EMS crews were dispatched to investigate the situation. No injuries were reported as a result of the leak. As a precautionary measure, Gribbin students were relocated to Robert M. Finley Middle School. The relocated students were dismissed from the Middle School at regular time on their assigned buses. All walker pick up students were dismissed from the parking lot adjoining Deasy School. National Grid is on scene and is replacing the compromised gas line. A NYS Public Safety Officer is also on scene as part of standard operating procedures due involvement of the Gribbin School. Gribbin Elementary School is expected to reopen on Monday, March 30th.
"It is with a heavy heart that I inform you of a violent domestic incident that occurred yesterday in Glen Cove which resulted in a young woman’s death. City of Glen Cove Police are coordinating with Nassau County Police and other agencies in their attempts to bring swift justice for the victim of this horrific crime. My office will continue to disseminate information in line with standard police investigation procedures. My thoughts and prayers are with the family as our community mourns this tragic loss." — Mayor Spinello
On Thursday March 26th at approximately 3:20 PM the Glen Cove police responded to a call for a woman who was being assaulted on Glen Street. The victim, identified as 32 year old Yanira Estella Canjura Martinez was stabbed multiple times in the parking lot behind 221 Glen Street, which is next to the Dollar Tree. The victim was transported to the North Shore University Hospital in Glen Cove but succumbed to her injuries. The defendant is described as a male Hispanic who fled the scene east on Pearsall Ave towards Town Path after the attack. Glen Cove Detectives as well as Nassau County Detectives are currently investigating the crime. According to Glen Cove Detective lieutenant John Nagle the incident was caught on a surveillance camera in the vicinity of the crime. “We believe the victim knew her attacker and we believe it was domestic in nature”. The victim was a single mom who was in the area to pick up her five year old daughter from her babysitter at the time of the attack. The Glen Cove Police and Child Protective Services are attempting to locate relatives of the child at this time. Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact the Nassau County Police Tips line at 1-800-244-tips or Glen Cove Detective Lieutenant Nagle at 516-320-7929. Confidential tips can also be left online at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Glen Cove Police Department would like to issue the following statement to further clarify the incident that occurred on March 26th, 2015 in the vicinity of Pearsall Avenue. During the initial stages of the investigation facts and circumstances were uncovered that made clear the general public was at no time ever in any danger and that this was a targeted attack between two people that shared a domestic relationship. There is no need for any further fear or concern on... part of the community. This investigation remains active and we will update the community as needed. The Glen Cove Police Department has an obligation to provide for the general safety of our community as well as its officers while protecting the sanctity of crime victims and their families. We respectfully request that the community help support this effort by refraining from unwarranted speculation and discussion on social media during such events.
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.
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