Interfaith Candlelighting Vigil Calls on Powers That Be
Longtime Garden City resident Vic Devita and the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock in Manhasset co-coordinated an interfaith prayer vigil in front of County Executive Tom Suozzi's office June 22 in hopes of persuading him and the Village of Garden City to include at least some affordable housing at the 25-acre 101 County Seat Drive site. The county executive, who was personally invited to attend, did not.
Rash of Youth-Related Activities Alarm Police
Over the past few weeks, the Garden City Police Department has observed an increase in youth-related activities, including but not limited to alcohol possession, drug possession, loud parties, criminal mischief, criminal trespass, harassment and larceny. In addition, there have been acts of violence toward police officers in which youths have thrown full containers of alcohol at officers responding to youth-related calls. Police say in one instance, youths who were running from an alcohol-related incident intentionally damaged a police vehicle.
Chris Massey Named MLL Offensive Player of the Week
Chris Massey, a Garden City native, was named MLL Offensive Player of the Week after scoring a career high five goals, including the game-winner, and adding one assist to lead the Lizards to their second straight win, a 19-14 decision over Philadelphia. Massey is currently tied with teammate Blake Miller with 10 goals, which leads the league. He also has three assists for 13 points in only three games.
Recreation Department News
The recreation department will sponsor a series of concerts at the Garden City Gazebo on the following dates:
From the Desk of Senator Kemp Hannon
From the Mayor's Office