Crucial Day for Local School Districts
Residents took to the polls this past Tuesday, May 18, to vote Garden City's 2004-2005 school budget up or down. According to John Powell, assistant superintendent for business and finance, this district is one of the lower percentage increases on Long Island, budget to budget.
ADRB Studies Its Own Policies
The village's Architectural Design Review Board (ADRB) embarked on a study to take a closer look at their practices and policies and possibly alter Garden City's code with regard to signage. Building Superintendent Michael Filippon said a series of effects prefaced the study, including requests to make some changes and other changes that were thought about for some time - ever since the board was given the responsibility to review sign applications.
GC Checkmate Sharks Round-Up
Like Muhammad Ali in his prime, the Garden City Sharks fifth grade travel lacrosse team takes on all comers. Recently, the Sharks concluded an impressive three-day, three-game unbeaten stint in competing against three of the region's toughest contenders. On May 7, under the lights at the US Merchant Marine Academy, Garden City dismantled one of Jersey's best, the Ridgewood Maroons (6-2). The Sharks blitzed to a 7-1 halftime lead before sportsmanly easing the throttle towards a convincing 11-4 victory.
Third Grade Girls Upend Wantagh
The third grade Lady Rams' lacrosse team, led by Coaches Jack Shannon, Bob Jahelka and Pete Coleman, earned a hard fought 6-3 victory over home standing Wantagh.
From the Desk of Assemblywoman Maureen O'Connell
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