100 Years Of Reporting In Glen Cove

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1917

Glen Cove votes to become an independent city.

World War I begins.

1918

The first mayor and city council were sworn into office.

1922

The Polish National Home on Hendrick Avenue is built.

1924

Poplar Hill, the Frederic B. Pratt estate is completed.

1927

Ladew Leather Works closes.

The rum-runner W T Bell, bound for Glen Cove, went aground at Bayville.

1932

Morgan Park is given as a gift from the Morgan family.

The U.S. Post Office at Glen Cove was built.

1942

World War II begins.

1943

Lt. Tiffany Manning MD, a Glen Cove doctor preparing for the D-Day landings at Normandy is killed in Exercise Tiger.

1949

The New York Yacht Club’s famed Station 10 Closes.

1959-60

Nikita Khrushchev (1959) and Fidel Castro (1960) stayed at Killenworth.

1961

The Town Theatre was built down the street to its identical sister theatre, the Glen Cove Theatre.  It closed in the 1970s.

1962

Glen Cove High School is built.

1978

La Fuerza Unida is formed to look after the cultural needs of the Hispanic community.

1989

Old Post Office is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

1997

The state first permits residents of Glen Cove to vote on the local school budget.

2016

The Garvies Point Waterfront Redevelopment is approved.

2017

Glen Cove population is 26,964.

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The Record Pilot has served the areas of Glen Cove, Sea Cliff, Glen Head, Glenwood Landing and Locust Valley since 1917, acting as a dependable source for local news and community events.

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