Suozzi Hears Angry Voice of the People
Residents, predominantly those residing in the East, made it quite clear to County Executive Tom Suozzi that they don't, under any circumstance, want multi-family housing constructed on the current site of the Social Services Building, 101 County Seat Drive.
Mauk Bests Pappas in Estates Run-Off Election
John Mauk proved victorious in a highly publicized run-off election earlier this month in the village's Estates section. More than 900 voters remained committed to Trustee Mauk despite the rigorous campaigning of challenger George Pappas, who claimed the incumbent wanted to turn St. Paul's over to commercial developers and turn Garden City into "Co-op City." Pappas, who's never held public office but has been active behind the scenes in the village, earned 677 votes while Trustee Mauk received 964.
Village Does Not 'Approve' Independent Athletic Programs
It has come to the attention of the Garden City Recreation Department that the applications of certain non-village sponsored independent athletic organizations contain the statement, "village approved programs." While the village, through the recreation department, grants field and facility allocations for various non-village sponsored independent organizations, in doing so, it does not "approve or endorse" any such programs.
Recreation Department News
If you have ever thought of playing the guitar or keyboard but didn't know how to get started, these courses are just for you. The recreation department will be running a six-week beginner guitar and keyboard lesson program for residents beginning Thursday, Feb. 26. The classes will be held in the Garden City Middle School and will run according to the following schedule:
Sad Irony of Trustee Mauk's Comments
From the Mayor's Office Gardencityny.net