Officer Paul Berg Earns Town of Hempstead Police Service Award
On the evening of June 24, Garden City Police Officer Paul Berg responded to a call of a man lying on the railroad tracks at the Merillon Avenue station. Upon his arrival, Officer Berg observed a 55-year-old male lying on the tracks with a train approaching. Fearing for the man's life, Officer Berg jumped over a barrier to reach the track. He then determined the man to be heavily intoxicated and totally unresponsive.
Majority Legislators Call for Sex Offender Residency Restrictions
The county's Democratic majority has proposed a law that would greatly enhance Megan's Law, placing residency restrictions on registered Level II and III - the most egregious - sex offenders. This law is an extension of legislation county lawmakers enacted which mandates the notification of moderate and high risk convicted sex offenders' whereabouts. If passed, the residency restriction law would give Nassau County one of the harshest sex offender laws on the books.
GC Checkmate Sharks Lacrosse Tryouts October 8
The Garden City seventh-grade Checkmate Sharks will be holding tryouts for their 2006 Sharks lacrosse team Saturday, Oct. 8, at 4 p.m. at the Waldorf School in Garden City. The 2006 Sharks spring season will complement the Garden City Middle School lacrosse program and all practices and games will not conflict with the middle school lacrosse program. All spring season games will be played on Sundays at the US Merchant Marine Academy.
Garden City Recreation Department News
The recreation department is beginning a paddle tennis program for teens. This program will meet for five Fridays beginning Oct. 7 according to the following schedule:
Republican Committee Urges Residents to Register
From the Mayor's Office