St. Paul's Fields May Close for Two Seasons
According to the St. Paul's Open Space Improvements Plan, it is recommended that the fields at St. Paul's, primarily used for lacrosse games, be closed entirely for the fall 2002 and spring 2003 seasons to effectively complete an irrigation project. The board of trustees approved a contract and allocated a certain amount of money for the field renovations, including the new irrigation system and turf work.
Residents Get the 'Facts' on St. Paul's
A mass mailing updating residents on St. Paul's went out last weekend to keep villagers, particularly those new to the community, abreast of what the board is planning to do with the historic landmark. Einhorn, Yaffee Prescott (EYP), an architecture and engineering consulting firm members of the mayor's committee on St. Paul's told board members that the building's deteriorating roof would not make it through another winter and admitted they cannot recommend a temporary or phased approach.
Recreation Department News
A drama workshop will be held in August for children aged 7 - 13 who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City. Maureen Bevin O'Gara has come up with a great program for children who are interested in learning about acting, sets, staging and other techniques involving theatre. The workshop will run Monday through Friday for two weeks beginning the week of Aug. 12 according to the following schedule:
Local Sports News
On Saturday, Aug. 10 the Garden City Community Fund is hosting a charity Wiffle Ball tournament. The games will be played at St. Paul's field starting at 8 a.m. Win or lose, each parent/kid team is guaranteed to play at least three games! Lunch and refreshments will be served. Entry fee payable on game day: $25 per adult and $15 per kid.
From the Mayor's Office
From the Desk of Legislator Vincent Muscarella