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Great Neck

Great Neck
Great Neck was prime real estate for centuries, long before theater stars, captains of industry and well-to-do commuting suburbanites made it the western anchor of the Gold Coast.
Photo: The Old Benjamin Hicks Residence, Great Neck (Photo from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909)
Great Neck was prime real estate for centuries, long before theater stars, captains of industry and well-to-do commuting suburbanites made it the western anchor of the Gold Coast.
Photo: The Old Benjamin Hicks Residence, Great Neck (Photo from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909)
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Top Great Neck Articles

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  • Wedding Ring Thieves Terrorizing Great Neck and Kings Point

    Wedding Ring Thieves Terrorizing Great Neck and Kings Point
    A 66-year-old woman unloading groceries in her garage on Ballantine Lane in Kings Point was pushed into her car and stripped of her wedding ring Wednesday.  The thief then jumped into a waiting car and sped off. Just last week in neighboring Great Neck,...
  • SAT Cheating Scandal Grows

    SAT Cheating Scandal Grows
    The investigation into cheating on the SAT college entrance exams, which started with seven arrests in Great Neck North High School, has spread to at least two other school districts in Nassau County, Long Island. District Attorney, Kathleen Rice, told...
  • DA: Teens Paid College Student Thousands To Take SATs

    DA: Teens Paid College Student Thousands To Take SATs
    It's a scam that sounds more like a Hollywood movie plot than a real life crime scheme, but it is very real: a half dozen students with low grades got sky-high scores on their SATs -- for a price. Many of those students are now in prestigious colleges,...
  • IU student reportedly involved in SAT cheating scandal

    IU student reportedly involved in SAT cheating scandal
    Several current and former high school students suspected of having participated in a SAT and ACT cheating ring surrendered to the Nassau County district attorney’s office in New York on Tuesday, according to news reports. An investigation at one...
  • Gas Prices On The Rise In The Tri-State Area

    Gas Prices On The Rise In The Tri-State Area
    Across the tri-state area, drivers are feeling pain at the pump. Gas prices have climbed to their highest level since July of 2008. At a Gulf Station on Northern Boulevard in Great Neck, a gallon of gas costs $3.99; two cents above New York state's...
  • Assembly endorsements: Golisano's picks

     
    The political committee funded by Rochester billionaire Thomas Golisano on Saturday released its endorsements for State Assembly. Many of Long Island???s 21 incumbents received Responsible New York???s nod but not Ginny Fields (D-Oakdale). The committee...
  • Cops: Mechanic Robs Customer, Threatens Family

    Cops: Mechanic Robs Customer, Threatens Family
    A mechanic at a Long Island service station is in police custody Monday after apparently forcing his way into a customer's home and threatening to kill her and her family if she went to police. According to Nassau County authorities, Roman Genao forced...
  • Teenager Seriously Injured in Late-Night Burglary

    Teenager Seriously Injured in Late-Night Burglary
    Nassau County police are investigating a late-night burglary at a Great Neck home that left a 15-year-old girl seriously injured. According to Det. Lt. Keechant Sewell, the burglary occurred between 9 p.m. Monday and 1 a.m. Tuesday. The teenager had...
  • Hate Group Stages Protest Outside Temple

    Hate Group Stages Protest Outside Temple
    They are the W.B.C - the Westboro Baptist Church - an anti-semetic, anti-gay, anti-military, anti-America group that likes to get under people's skin. The group staged a series of protests Thursday - including one at Temple Beth El in Huntington. The...
  • Obesity Takes a Toll on Kids

    Obesity Takes a Toll on Kids
    Obese kids face greater odds of severe health problems in the future-- type 2 diabetes and heart disease, in particular. But they're also dealing with a host of pretty serious issues in the present. Young bodies awash in the hormones and metabolic burden...
  • NJ Transit, LIRR Shuffle Service In Wake Of Snow Storm

    NJ Transit, LIRR Shuffle Service In Wake Of Snow Storm
    As another major winter storm hits our area, officials are taking the proper precautions on the roads and rails. The National Weather service warns the Tri-State area could be in for significant snow, sleet, and ice accumulations. The storm has the...
  • Help for Domestic Violence Victims

    Help for Domestic Violence Victims
    Did you know that 1 in every 4 women experience domestic violence in their lifetime? 1.3 million women are attacked each year and 1/3 of them from their husband or boyfriends and this is just based on the women who actually seek help. Many of these...