'Don't Blame Bookspan'
"We are greatly distressed that the above referenced matter, [traffic installation at Fourth Street and Franklin Avenue] has been significantly misconstrued in public forums and in the press indicating that Bookspan has been less than diligent in securing approval for its application to install the signal.
GC Police Department Institutes Bike Patrol Program
Garden City Police Commissioner Ernest Cipullo announced that on June 24 the department instituted a bike patrol program. To kick the program off, Commissioner Cipullo introduced Police Officer Steve Roumeliotis as the department's new bicycle patrol officer. Officer Roumeliotis can be seen patrolling on his bicycle in the Seventh Street/Franklin Avenue shopping and business districts. Officer Roumeliotis completed a rigorous 40-hour bicycle patrol certification course.
GCHS Fall Sports Teams
If you plan to play a fall sport at Garden City High School and you did not get a physical from the school doctor on June 10-11, you must go to your own physician.
Recreation Department News
The recreation department will be sponsoring a trip to Splish Splash Water Park in Riverhead. This trip, for all middle and high school students who are residents of the village, will be held Tuesday, July 13. Buses will depart from the parking lot at St. Paul's School (by Cluett Hall) at 9 a.m. and will return there at approximately 5 p.m. Playground and recreation staff will provide supervision for the trip. The cost is $21 per person. To register, please bring cash - no checks accepted - to the recreation office in village hall by Monday, July 12. For further information, call 465-4075.
Students Run, Bike and Swim for Tuesday's Children
From the Mayor's Office www.gardencityny.net