Spitters Bill Would Protect Health of Correction Officers
On Aug. 31, the Sheriff Officers Association (ShOA) of Nassau County, the union that represents more than 1,000 correction officers at the Nassau County Correctional Facility in East Meadow, strongly endorsed a pending bill that amends the penal law to protect officers against incidents of intentional contact with bodily fluids by inmates, specifically saliva, spit and sputum.
Hempstead Town Unveils Long Island's First 'Autistic Child Area' Sign
Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray, Town Clerk Mark Bonilla and Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin recently unveiled Long Island's first "Autistic Child Area" traffic safety sign in Franklin Square. Joining the town officials at the event were Inga Krevatas, the mother of twin daughters who are autistic; representatives from autism advocacy and resource groups, Empowering Long Island's Journey through Autism (ELIJA) and Autism Speaks; administrators and educators from the Franklin Square School District; as well as members of the Franklin Square community.
Garden City Centennial Soccer Club News
The Centennials are sponsoring fall soccer clinics for girls in Grades 2-9 who are registered in the fall program. The clinic program is presenting the opportunity to those children who would like to have some fun, enhance their skills and play more soccer.
Garden City Basketball Rocks
Join the hundreds of participants who have already signed up for Garden City Basketball. The organization is pleased to announce that Island Garden Basketball has endorsed Garden City Basketball and they are a partner in helping to develop programs. The Island Garden will be supplying its full range of top-notch instructors to conduct at least one of the winter clinics. The organization also anticipates having clinics run by the Garden City High School varsity team/coaching staff as well as other clinics run by former professional players.
From the Mayor's Office