ACORN Group Alleges Racial Profiling in Garden City
An incident last summer at Grove Street Park incited ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) members to come before the Garden City village board Feb. 3 and demand a sign at the facility, which reads "For Garden City Residents Only," be taken down. "It's not a 'residents only' sign, it's a 'Jim Crow' sign and it says 'whites only,'" A. Supreme Mathematics, chairperson of the Freeport-Roosevelt NAACP Housing Committee and an ACORN member, said. "The policies of Garden City are too much like the Jim Crow laws of the south."
Trustee Mauk Responds to Resident's Allegations
Trustee John Mauk responded to accusations resident Frank McDonough made at the Jan. 13 board meeting claiming Trustee Mauk's position at CB Richard Ellis, Nassau County's exclusive broker for 101 County Seat Drive, created a conflict of interest when he voted last June in favor of rezoning the property for residential use.
High School's Norell, Seiferth Selected to All-Star Hockey Squad
Ryan Norell, a junior at Garden City High School, and Kevin Seiferth, a senior, have both been named to the Nassau County High School Hockey All-Star Squad, which will face off against Suffolk County in the ninth annual Vytra Cup Feb. 17 at the Nassau Coliseum.
Recreation Department News
The Garden City Recreation Department is sponsoring recreation nights for middle school students on the following dates at St. Paul's Field House:
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