Become a Patron of The Arts.
In January 1994, Victoria Crosby was named Glen Cove’s poet laureate, an honorary position, bestowed on her by then Glen Cove Mayor Tom Suozzi. Over the past twenty-five years she has written and read poems for many organizations and individuals in the community. A collection of those poems PoeticVic-CivicPoet, 1994-2019, is now in the process of being published, and members of the community have the opportunity to become patrons of the arts by helping to underwrite the cost
Meet Our High School Poetry Winner!
Our High School Poetry Winner: Nicole Valensisi Glen Cove to me is my community Where my friends are dear And the air is clear Oh, how I love Glen Cove! The pier at Prybil Beach Jetting out into the Long Island Sound The children playing whimsically On the playgrounds From Welwyn Preserve to Morgan’s Park To the majestic mansions all around What history we have here The blessings abound Everywhere you go St. Rocco’s Feast to concerts in the square There’s always a smiling fac
Meet Our Elementary School Winner
Introducing our Elementary School Winner Chinemere Ogbobe and his Winning Poem. What I Like Best About Glen Cove BY Chinemere Ogbobe 5th Grade Connolly Elementary On the north shore of Long Island, east coast of the country Stands the beautiful city of Glen Cove Hard to pick my favorite place of interest Each with its own history bold and visible Everything seems interesting to me I love everything about Glen Cove From the shinning white sky with speckles of color The specta
The Winners of the GCAC Poetry Contest are...
The Winners of the 2018 Glen Cove Art's Council Poetry Contest are Chinemere Ogbobe- 5th Grade (Two Pages) Dakota Wiesner - 7th Grade Why I love Glen Cove I remember when we first entered this beloved town I didn’t know that the big yellow house in front of me would be my next life’s chapter The trees were young and the grass was new but I still had a lot of things to learn about you This place was growing that’s for sure Our street was like a flower, it blossomed and flouri