Revised Assembly Lines Help O'Connell Gain New Ground
The new state legislative district boundaries, as drawn by the Joint Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment, have reduced Long Island's Assembly delegation from 22 to 21 seats, granting the remaining seat to New York City. The elimination of a Long Island district, however, means that Assemblywoman Maureen O'Connell, who currently has jurisdiction over the 17th Assembly District (A.D.), will gain North Bellmore. She will also delve deeper into Merrick in addition to the areas she normally covers within the 17th A.D.
Protesters: Hannon Holds Health Bill Hostage
More than 50 Lyme disease patients, toting lime green signs, rallied in front of Senator Kemp Hannon's office in Westbury last Wednesday afternoon, chanting, "Senator Hannon hear our pleas! We need your help to fight Lyme disease! Senator Hannon pay attention! Lyme disease needs intervention!"
Recreation Department News
The recreation dept. will run a summer tennis camp for children aged 7 years and up and who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City. This camp will be held at the Community Park Tennis Facility. The sessions will run according to the following age groups: 7 and 8 years, 9 through 11 years and 12 years or older. The age of the child at the start of the session will determine which session the child may attend. This instructional program will be conducted in two-hour sessions. Each child may sign up for a maximum of two sessions. The dates, times and fees are as follows:
Local Sports News
The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection held its 27th annual basketball awards dinner on March 23 in Garden City. The church has several teams that participate in the Long Island Lutheran Basketball League. The event included several award recipients:
From the Mayor's Office