GN Rewind: Top Stories Last Week

A look back at the most popular recent stories.

Town of North Hempstead Eyes Expanded Port Rowing Facilities: The Town of North Hempstead is moving forward with plans to take a successful community-based rowing program in Port Washington to new heights.

Dream Ride: Great Neck to Penn Station in 1 Minute: Normally a 35-minute commute on the Long Island Rail Road, Patch takes you on a hyper-local ride from Great Neck Station to Penn Station in Manhattan in just one minute, Feb. 22, 2013.

Canon: Move From Lake Success Nearly Complete: Canon U.S.A., Inc., is in its final stages of a permanent move from Lake Success to Melville. More than six years after Suffolk County officials helped settle a land dispute and three years after construction began, the digital imaging solutions company announced last week it will consolidate nearly 1,400 Canon employees into one central location at Canon's new regional headquarters.

USMMA Women to Make History on Saturday: The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women's lacrosse prepares to take the field for the first time in academy history, Feb. 22, 2013. The inaugural team, coached by Kyle Simansky and led by seniors Kristen Bell and Jessica Willey, plays Saturday at Wesley College in Dover, Del.

Mr. Clutch: GN South Player Sends Game to OT: Trailing 57-55, Great Neck South player Mark Jason hits two key free throws with just under 7 seconds left on the clock against Hicksville to tie the score and send the home playoff contest to overtime, Feb. 20, 2013. Hicksville finished on top, 64-61.

Great Neck PATV Team up For NY Emmy Award: A Great Neck area Public Access Television Corporation production team has been named as an Emmy Award nominee in the military program category.

Harlem Shake Hits Great Neck: Great Neck North high schoolers got into the latest Internet craze this month with their rendition of the Harlem Shake.

Vote on Nassau Redistricting Map Expected Monday: Nassau legislators could potentially vote at Monday's meeting to adopt a new district map that divides the county's current legislative boundaries. The move could change the areas that certain legislators currently cover in Great Neck.

Gas Main Leak Reported at USMMA: A gas main leak at a construction site at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy campus Wednesday has forced the evacuation of one building.

330 Illegal Guns Taken in Nassau Buy-Back Program: A gun buy-back program took in 330 illegal guns, including nearly 200 handguns, 15 assault rifles and seven sawed-off shotguns, Nassau County officials announced Tuesday. 


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