Commemorative Bricks Honor 9/11 Victims
Filled with emotion after the tragedy of September 11, 2001 and wanting to do something positive, several village residents purchased a commemorative brick from the Garden City Historical Society in the name of loved ones and friends who lost their lives on that fateful day. The Historical Society's brick campaign is designed to commemorate or memorialize people and events in the village. The bricks are placed in the pathway around the Society's historic 1872 A.T. Stewart-era house on Eleventh Street.
Hempstead Town Memorializes President Ronald Reagan
Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray, along with the town board, hosted a memorial program in honor of the nation's 40th president, Ronald Wilson Reagan. At the ceremony, officials and friends gathered to recall the man known as "The Great Communicator." The ceremony took place in the town hall courtyard, which the supervisor is proposing to be named the "Ronald Reagan Plaza."
GC Sharks Coach Coleman Awarded Nassau County Service Award
On Wednesday, June 16, at the Crest Hollow Country Club, the Nassau County Lacrosse Coaches Association held their 30th annual All County High School Awards dinner and presented Garden City Sharks head coach Peter Coleman with the Ed Crabb Service Award. This award, voted on by Nassau's high school lacrosse coaches, has been granted for the last 20 years in recognizing those volunteers who have gone above and beyond in doing outstanding work fostering youth lacrosse in their communities. Congratulations to Coach Coleman.
GC Sharks Best-of-the-Best at Checkmate Tourney
"Winning never gets old. I think you appreciate it more every time." Joe Torre.
From the Mayor's Office www.gardencityny.net
From the Desk of Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy