Glen Cove has something for everyone. We offer magnificent beaches, a scenic golf course and lovely tree-filled parks, providing our residents with a summer vacation paradise in their own backyards. Recreational boaters will find full-service marinas, a city yacht club, and a fully renovated launch ramp offering easy access to our refreshing North Shore waterways.
Glen Cove Sanitation “Holiday” Schedule for Week of June 29, 2015
- There will be regular garbage and recycling pick up on Monday, June 29 through Friday, July 3rd on your scheduled days
- No garbage pick-up on Saturday, July 4
Downtown Sounds, Bike Parade, Northwinds Concert, Fireworks and Morgan Park Music!
June 18, 2015…The City of Glen Cove announces its annual July 4th festivities that will feature great music, fireworks and a children’s bike parade. “July 4th in Glen Cove is one of my favorite hometown holidays as it offers something for everyone in our City,” said Mayor Reggie Spinello. “We’ve got fireworks, a classic child’s bike parade, and music downtown and in the park along with beach, picnic and playground fun at Morgan Memorial Park.”
Sponsored by Panera Bread and coordinated by the Glen Cove Youth Bureau, the annual July 4th Children’s Bike Parade is a highly anticipated tradition for kids of all ages. Bikes, scooters, wagons, strollers and battery-powered vehicles roll down the streets at 10 a.m. from Finley Middle School as children have a great time riding through downtown Glen Cove to the Village Square with their spirited energy and patriotism in full view. Children are asked to arrive at the Finley Middle School at 9:30 a.m. to decorate their bikes/wagons etc. and the rain date is July 5.
New to this year’s parade is a bike decorating contest and a chance for kids to hand print paint a unique American Flag that will be displayed at Glen Cove’s City Hall. For the bike contest, winners in three categories (Most Patriotic, Most Original and Most Colorful) will be recognized with special prizes and acknowledgement by Mayor Spinello. There will also be free refreshments, giveaways and a Patriotic singalong.
From downtown Glen Cove, the fun moves to Morgan Memorial Park for a 7:30 p.m. concert featuring the Northwinds Symphonic Band and 9:15 p.m. Fireworks display. Under the musical direction of Helen Bauer with support from associate conductor Bradley Hartman, Northwinds Symphonic Band is committed to the performance of standard concert band repertoire including marches, Broadway and movie favorites, transcriptions, the 20th Century classics and new releases. The band is a diverse group of musicians of all ages (ages 13-83), occupations and experiences and will play a variety of America’s Patriotic favorites.
The 2015 sky show will be curated by Fireworks by Grucci. Residents are encouraged to send their best Fireworks and bike parade photographs to the Mayor’s office for potential use on the City’s website and within the City’s marketing materials. Photographs can be emailed to July4@cityofglencoveny.org. In case of rain, the concert will be held indoors at St. Patrick’s Church Parish Hall on July 4th and the Fireworks will be rescheduled for Sunday, July 5 at 9:15 p.m.
Residents are reminded that bags and backpacks are subject to search for contraband including alcohol and fireworks. Parking restrictions will be in effect in the Landing neighborhood on July 4. Starting at 9 a.m. on July 4, there will be no parking on Germaine Street, Landing Road or McLoughlin Street west of Carpenter Street. Parking for individuals with Handicap Parking Permits will be available in the Morgan Park parking lot. For residents who will watch the fireworks from the Long Island Sound, safe boating is encouraged.
Here’s a look at Glen Cove’s July 4th full Weekend Schedule.
Friday, July 3:
· 7:30 p.m. Downtown Sounds’ 2015 series kicks-off with a free concert featuring Swingtime Big Band at the Village Square. Supported by the Downtown Business Improvement District and City of Glen Cove, this year’s presenting sponsors are Bethpage Federal Credit Union and Garvies Point. Rain location is the Wunsch Auditorium at Finley Middle School.
Saturday, July 4:
· 10:00 a.m.: Glen Cove’s Annual July 4th Children’s Bike Parade sponsored by Panera Bread. Meet at the Finley Middle School horseshoe at 9:30 a.m. for bike decorating. Parade ends at Village Square.
· 7:30 p.m. Northwinds Symphonic Band performs at Morgan Memorial Park.
· 9:15 p.m. Fireworks by Grucci.
Sunday, July 5:
· 7:30 p.m.: The 2015 Morgan Park Summer Music Festival kicks-off with The North Shore Pops Concert Band performing “Americana 2015”at Morgan Memorial Park.
Glen Cove’s July 4th festivities are made possible through the contributions and support provided by The Glen Cove Mansion, Panera Bread, American Paving & Masonry Corp, North Shore LIJ- Glen Cove, PSEG, The Regency At Glen Cove, Duirka & Bartelucci, Michael Puntillo, Phillips Lytle LLP, Zarin & Steinmetz, Richard Klenkel CPA, Delia DeRiggi-Whitton, Turner Miller Group, Debra and Michael Vogel and Glen Floors.
Autostrade Glen Cove Takes to the Streets to Showcase Exotic and Vintage Cars Proceeds Benefit Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department
June 17, 2015… Hot cars and cool nights, Autostrade Glen Cove brings its finely tuned engines to the streets of downtown Glen Cove to rev up the excitement of car enthusiasts. This bi-weekly event is held every other Thursday (June 25; July 2, 16 and 30; Aug 6 and 20) through September 3rd from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on School Street in Glen Cove. The City closes thru traffic and invites car fans to show their vehicles or simply admire the estimated 170 exotic and vintage autos that are on display. “Autotrade Glen Cove underscores the diversity of events in our City and the enthusiasm our residents have for their cars and for supporting our downtown restaurants, bars, coffee shops and volunteer Fire Department. In fact, our city is becoming a bit of a Motor City as we also host the Gold Coast Cruisers Waterfront Car show on June 28 in Morgan Memorial Park and in Bimmerstock in September,” said Mayor Reggie Spinello.
U.S. Marine Corp. and City of Glen Cove to Host 2015 Annual Dan Daly Memorial Monument Rededication on June 24, 2015
June 17, 2015…In tribute to a true American hero and man of great valor, the United States Marine Corps and the City of Glen Cove will rededicate the Dan Daly Memorial Monument on Wednesday, June 24th at 4p.m. at Glen Cove’s Monument Park (Forest Avenue and Cottage Row). As part of the ceremonial proceedings, Glen Cove Mayor Reggie Spinello will recognize Glen Cove’s Sgt. Major Dan Daly and there will be a performance of a 16 piece U.S. Marine Corps. Band. “Sergeant Major Dan Daly was called the fightiest Marine ever known by a Marine Major General,” said Mayor Reggie Spinello. “It is an honor to remember our hometown hero and pay tribute to his service to the United States of America and the U.S. Marine Corps.” For the one-hour ceremony, Forest Avenue will be closed from Cottage Row to Dosoris Lane.
Sergeant Major Daniel “Dan” Daly was a U.S. Marine who earned two Medals of Honor, the Navy Cross, the Army Distinguished Service Cross, the Purple Heart and the Croix de Guerre from France. Daly was born on November 11, 1873 in Glen Cove, retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1929 and died in 1937.
Friday, July 3:
- 7:30 p.m. Downtown Sounds’ 2015 series kicks-off with a free concert featuring Swingtime Big Band at Glen Cove’s downtown Village Square. Supported by the Downtown Business Improvement District and City of Glen Cove, this year’s presenting sponsors are Bethpage Federal Credit Union and Garvies Point. Rain location is the Wunsch Auditorium at Finley Middle School.
Saturday, July 4:
- 10:00 a.m.: Glen Cove’s Annual July 4th Children’s Bike Parade. Meet at the Finley Middle School horseshoe at 9:30 a.m. for bike decorating. Parade ends at Village Square. Rain date is Sunday, July 5.
- 7:30 p.m. Northwinds Symphonic Band performs at Morgan Memorial Park. (Rain location: Concert will be held at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall)
- 9:15 p.m. Fireworks by Grucci at Morgan Memorial Park (Rain date July 5)
Sunday, July 5:
- 7:30 p.m.: The 2015 Morgan Park Summer Music Festival kicks-off with The North Shore Pops Concert Band performing “Americana 2015”at Morgan Memorial Park.
City of Glen Cove Asks Residents from Glen Cove and Surrounding Areas to Participate in Ferry Commuter Survey
Results to help lay the groundwork for a Ferry Operator Request for Proposal
June 16, 2015… Citing the meeting of key development milestones on Glen Cove’s waterfront project and the revitalization of the municipality’s downtown area, the City of Glen Cove is encouraging commuters and area residents to share their opinions about re-establishing a Glen Cove Ferry service for commuting and recreational travel.
June 11, 2015… To help parents keep their children busy, engaged and active this summer, the City of Glen Cove has put together a review of some of the City’s best summer programs and activities. “From summer camps, swimming and rowing lessons along with educational programs at the Glen Cove Library or Garvies Point Museum & Preserve, Glen Cove offers a variety of recreational choices for children of all ages,” said Mayor Reggie Spinello.
Glen Cove Town Hall Meetings Scheduled for June Mayor Spinello reminds residents to attend upcoming community forums
June 2, 2015… Glen Cove Mayor Reggie Spinello encourages Glen Cove residents to attend one of two upcoming Town Hall meetings scheduled for June 11 and June 18. The Mayor along with officials from City departments including Public Works, Parks & Recreation, Water, Police, Code Enforcement, the Senior Center and others will be providing updates and informational materials, answering questions, addressing community concerns and listening to recommendations from City residents.
June 3, 2015…The City of Glen Cove reminds local residents to be aware of the upcoming second half real estate tax deadlines for the City and Nassau County.
New Sanitation Schedule Prompts Residents to Leave Trash and Recyclables Curbside at 7:00 a.m.
June 1, 2015…Glen Cove Mayor Reggie Spinello announced today that as of June 15, 2015 the operating hours of the Department of Public Works (DPW) – including the Sanitation Department – will begin at 7:00 a.m. “In an effort to achieve greater efficiencies in the scheduling of our Department of Public Works staff, we are moving forward with an earlier start to the work day of our team,” said Mayor Spinello.
With this new June 15 schedule change; Glen Cove residents should place their trash and recyclables at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on their normal pick-up days. For further information residents can call the Glen Cove Department of Public Works at (516) 676-4402 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
PSEG Long Island is committed to delivering best-in-class system reliability to our customers and to hardening the system to better withstand extreme weather like Superstorm Sandy.
During the next few months, you will see crews working inside the Orchard substation, located at 50 Grove Street, Glen Cove, NY. While the work performed will be limited to inside the fence line, we want you to know that, as a result of this work, you will see additional PSEG Long Island crews in your area.
PSEG Long Island se compromete a mantener la confiabilidad del sistema eléctrico para nuestros clientes y para endurecer el sistema para soportar mejor el clima extremo como el gran huracán Sandy.
Durante los próximos meses, podrás ver a nuestros empleados trabajando dentro de la subestación Orchard, situada a 50 Grove Street, Glen Cove, Nueva York. Mientras que el trabajo realizado se limitará al interior de la línea de la cerca, queremos informarle que, como resultado de este trabajo, verá tripulaciones PSEG Long Island adicionales en su área.
Glen Cove Departments of Public Works and Sanitation Open New Receptacle For Grass Clipping and Yard Waste Collection
May 26, 2015 …The Glen Cove Department Public Works and Sanitation announced today the installation of a new collection area for Glen Cove residents to discard their grass clippings and yard waste. The collection area is located outside the gates of 100 Morris Avenue and residents are encouraged to discard their grass clippings and leaves in clear plastic bags and bundle their yard waste for proper disposal. No commercial dumping is allowed and the area will be monitored by 24/7 camera surveillance. The new receptacle is visually marked with a magnetic sign.
This new service complements the City’s Wednesday yard waste pick-up. Grass clippings will no longer be accepted at the Glen Cove Golf Course. For further information, please contact the Department of Public Works at (516) 676-4402.
Colonel (RET) Anthony J. Anzalone, Jr. To Be Honored
Wednesday, May 13, 2015… The City of Glen Cove Memorial Day Parade Committee announced today the schedule for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend to honor our country’s veterans and remember those who fought to protect our freedoms. Glen Cove’s Memorial Day weekend activities include the decoration of the city’s war monuments, church memorial services, and a commemorative parade. The Memorial Day Parade Committee, whose members represent the VFW, James Donahue Post 347, American Legion Post 76, American Legion Young-Simmons Post 1765 and the Dan Daly Globe and Anchor Detachment, have selected Anthony J. Anzalone as their 2015 parade honoree.
Kayak Rack Permits Now Available
May 15, 2015…Mayor Reggie Spinello encourages Glen Cove residents to start packing their beach bags and towels as the 2015 Glen Cove beach season officially opens on Saturday, May 23. Both Pryibil and Morgan Memorial Park beaches will be staffed with lifeguards on weekends only (plus Memorial Day) until June 20th. Then, on the first day of summer, June 21 Glen Cove’s beaches will be staffed seven days per week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
May 13, 2015…The City of Glen Cove has posted a job vacancy for a Crossing Guard and welcomes potential job applicants. The Crossing Guard position calls for the exercise of vigilance in directing traffic for the protection of pedestrians. Work is performed independently and the pay rate is $45 per day.
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