Opinions Divided On Possible Changes To School District Tutoring Rules: The Great Neck Board of Education is mulling a decision to disallow teachers from privately tutoring students who attend classes in the same building — leaving faculty members, parents and students divided.
FULL COVERAGE: Presidential Debate a Local Story on Long Island: For the past 48 hours, Patch editors put that maxim to the test, tracking just how a national event like a debate between the leader of the free world and the man hoping to be the next one affected locals on Long Island. The stories were not hard to find.
Cops: Driver Charged in Officer's Death: Oakdale man charged with possession of controlled substance, DWI in connection with chain-reaction accident that killed Nassau Police officer on LIE.
Department Mourns Nassau Highway Patrol Officer: Nassau County Highway Patrolman Joseph P. Olivieri was remembered by Police Benevolent Association President James Carver as being a “cheerful guy, loved by everybody, going to be missed by all.”
Student Delegates Make BOE Debut: Continuing a tradition which began in 1975, delegates to the student body of Great Neck schools attended their first Board of Education meeting Monday at Great Neck North High School.
Great Neck Estates Police Get Grant For Bulletproof Vests: The Village of Great Neck Estates Police Department will be getting two new bullet proof vests with the help of a $605 grant from the U.S Department of Justice Bulletproof Vest Partnership program.
Hundreds Show to Hear Story of 'Iranian Schindler': More than 300 people attended a presentation at the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center Sunday about a man who used his status as an Iranian envoy in Nazi-occupied France to save the lives of thousands, and the hospitality of a culture in which tolerance is an ingrained value.
VIDEO: Gold Coast Film Fest Preview: Second annual event to run at several Long Island locations Oct. 22-28.