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Glenwood Landing is a hamlet that overlaps with the Towns of Oyster Bay and North Hempstead in Nassau County, New York. The hamlet spans one square mile with a population of approximately 3,800 people. Glenwood Landing is bordered by Sea Cliff, Upper Brookville, and Greenvale to the north, east, and south respectively. To the East is the beautiful Hempstead Bay, a popular place for recreation and boating. Hempstead Bay is home to the Hempstead Bay Power Squadron, a unit of the United States Power Squadrons. This organization is dedicated to the education and safety of the boating community nationwide while the Hempstead Bay Power Squadron operates for the local Five Towns Area and Debs Inlet. They offer educational courses for all levels of experience as well as a full calendar of events. The North Shore School District, ranked one of the best on Long Island, caters to the students of Glenwood Landing. This public school district is located in Northern Nassau County, in the North Shore region of Long Island. The district is comprised of three elementary schools (Glenwood Landing Elementary School, Sea Cliff Elementary School, Glen Head Elementary School), North Shore Middle School, and North Shore High School. The North Shore Country Club sits on a sprawling country estate comprised of an historic clubhouse from 1912, swimming facility, tennis courts, fitness center, and a number of bungalows with views of the Long Islandsuper Sound. The club features a golf course designed by Seth Raynor and Charles Blair MacDonald and was once nominated as one of America's Best Classic Courses. Renowned golf architect Tom Doak recently oversaw its rehabilitation. The Gold Coast Public Library serves the community of Glenwood Landing. A recent addition to the area, The Gold Coast Public Library District was founded in 2001 and the library opened on August 1, 2005. In addition to an impressive catalog of over 56,000 items, the library offers programs for community members of all ages. A particularly successful Art Exhibit program is held each year as an opportunity for local artists to share their work with the community. The Long Island Rail Road provides public transportation services via the Glen Head station located at the intersection of Prospect Street and Railroad Avenue. This in conjunction with the MTA provides a route to Manhattan that takes approximately two hours. Travelling by car, this trip takes roughly one hour. Major roadways travelling through or near Glenwood Landing include Cedar Swamp Road and Northern Boulevard.

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