Egg Hunt Frenzy At Stadium

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By Tab Hauser

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The Ostrowski family poses with Mayor Spinello.

It took the City of Glen Cove’s parks and recreation department nearly three hours to lay out 10,500 Easter eggs on the field at City Stadium in Glen Cove for the 14th annual Glen Cove Easter Egg Hunt. EggHunt_041715DIt took approximately three minutes for 250 children to collect all of the brightly colored eggs in a frenzy of fun.

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About 250 children enjoyed this year’s egg hunt. (Photos by Tab Hauser)

Mayor Reggie Spinello and Parks and Recreation Director Darcy Belyea emceed this event that included free raffle tickets for large chocolate Easter bunnies donated by Henry’s. All 10,500 Easter eggs took senior volunteer Joe Rizza two and half weeks to stuff with little treats.

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The Maldonado family won a raffle prize, pictured here with Darcy Belyea, the Easter Bunny and Mayor Spinello.
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The Birt family poses with the Easter Bunny

After the mayor did the final count down for the children to enter the field, Glen Cove’s own Easter Bunny (Donna Mariro) waved them in.

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