Dr. Stephen Leitman Retires as Superintendent
Dr. Stephen Leitman, superintendent of schools, recently celebrated his retirement at Chateau Briand with district personnel, family, friends, village administrators and educators. He is pictured here with Garden City Board of Education President Kenneth Monaghan and former assistant to the superintendent Timothy Rehm. See more photos in next week's issue.
Villages Form Unified Front Against Third Track Proposal
The message was loud and clear. Residents living along the Long Island Rail Road's (LIRR) 11.5-mile Main Line Corridor do not - under any circumstance - want a third - or fourth or fifth - track installed. They do however, welcome the elimination of on-grade crossings in New Hyde Park (Covert Avenue, 12th Street and New Hyde Park Road), Westbury (School Street) and New Cassel (Urban Avenue) and believe that phase of the LIRR's highly controversial Main Line Corridor Improvements Project should be tackled now.
Jump Start Foundation Triathlon to Benefit Mercy Medical Center
Jump Start Foundation will be hosting its second annual individual and relay triathlon at Hofstra University this Sunday morning, June 26, for ages 9 to 99, to raise awareness for and to benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Mercy Medical Center.
Recreation Department News
The recreation department will sponsor a series of concerts at the Garden City Gazebo on the following dates:
From the Mayor's Office
From the Desk of Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy