Welcome to Great Neck Patch, your online source for all things Great Neck and Kings Point.
Here you'll get real-time information on police and fire alerts, keep up to date on local political developments, read about issues with your child's school and see what your neighbors around town are talking about.
Patch is easy to navigate and user friendly. Here is a mini orientation of Patch to make sure that you are aware of all its features, and how they can make life itself in Great Neck more user friendly.
Share the news: When we know about community news, we're on the case. From important announcements to power outages and crime, Patch is covering local news every day. See something you think others should read? All you have to do is click the Facebook "recommend" button above an article or blog to share it with your neighbors and friends.
Connect with the local editor: Email Great Neck Patch editor at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call her at 516.281.4421 if you have any tips or information to share.
Comment: If you have relevant information to add to an article, jump in and make a comment. We'll follow up and possibly add it to related articles in the future. Most community stories continue to evolve after they are reported—you can be a real-time source by commenting.
Shoot video: The community gallery is not just for photos — send clips of anything around town you think is newsworthy. If you also give us a heads up via email that you're uploading a video, we can feature it prominently on the homepage.
Add an event: Have an event you want to make the community aware of? Don't be shy. Post it in our events calendar for all to see. It's easy. It's free!
Volunteer: The same goes for our announcements section on Patch. Are you looking for volunteers for a service project? Share it.
Blog: Everybody has a story to tell. Don't keep them to yourself. Sign up to be a blogger on Patch and help set the agenda in Great Neck.
Rate your businesses: Check out our directory of local businesses and tell us why you'll always be a customer at your local hair salon. How many stars will you give them?