: A Long Island Rail Road work crew's productivity at the Great Neck station was criticized in a scathing report issued this week by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
First 'Great Neck Idol' Crowned: Jenna Pasqua of Great Neck beats out dozens of other performers in a summer-long singing competition on her way to being named “Great Neck Idol” by the Great Neck Plaza Business Improvement District.
Cops: Shots Fired in Great Neck Sunday: Nassau County police say a Manhasset man was arrested for criminal possession of a weapon and another for illegal drug possession after shots were fired during an altercation Sunday in Great Neck.
: Nassau County Legislative Majority Leader Peter Schmitt died Wednesday after suffering a heart attack, a spokeswoman for the Legislative Majority said.
Peter Schmitt to be Buried Monday: The longtime county lawmaker, who died of a sudden heart attack Wednesday will be buried in the cemetery at Old Grace Church in Massapequa on Merrick Road, Monday, according to a spokesman for legislative Republicans.
Great Neck South Honored For Robotics: The Great Neck South High School's robotics team was honored by the Town of North Hempstead board Tuesday night before it's board meeting for winning the engineering inspiration award.
Dolan in Elmont Tuesday to Protest County Cuts to Youth Services Funding: Great Neck Schools Superintendent Thomas Dolan joined a group of school officials and youth services supporters Tuesday in a call for the reinstatement of contracts and funding for youth services programs that have been eliminated from the Nassau County budget.
LIRR Extends Waiting Room Hours at 41 Stations: The MTA Long Island Rail Road was joined by the LIRR Commuters Council Wednesday in announcing a pilot program to expand the hours of some of the railroads' station waiting rooms.
Memorial Celebration Set for Former Town Supervisor May Newburger: North Hempstead will honor the late May W. Newburger in a memorial, "The Many Sides of May—A Celebration of the Life of May Newburger," paying tribute to the years of the former Town Supervisor.
Breast Cancer Awareness: Great Neck Contributing Heavily to Cause: October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and whether you love to shop, attend events, walk or run, there are many ways Great Neck people are making a difference.