Town Honors Local Women at Pathfinder Awards Ceremony
The Town of Hempstead honored nine outstanding women during their recent Pathfinder Award ceremony, including lifetime Garden City resident Donna O'Brien, the executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, who "shape the policy and define the character of Hempstead Town in a progressive and meaningful way."
Arrests Made in Possible Crime Ring
As a female resident withdrew $5,000 from a citibank in Garden City Park, she was unaware that two men, later identified as Johan Cruz, 19, and Hector Velit, 33, both of Elmhurst, Queens, were watching her every move. She needed the money for a surprise trip she had been planning for her children who had lost their father in last September's World Trade Center attack. She collected her money, entered her car with her son and headed toward Liberty Travel in Garden City. Looking through her rear and side view mirrors, the woman noticed a purple car with dark, tinted windows was following her.
Recreation Department News
The Garden City Recreation Department will be sponsoring a trip for children in grades 6-8 who are residents of the village to Adventureland Park in Melville. This trip will take place on Wednesday, April 3 for $13.
Local Sports News
"I just wanted to have fun," she said while the teams waited for the judges to tally up the final team score. The scene was Hutchinson Gymnasium on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia on Saturday Feb. 2. The Brown Bears from Brown University had just taken on the host Quakers in Ivy League Women's Gymnastics.
From the Mayor's Office