Long Island Rail Road Downscales Main Line Corridor Improvements
After nearly a year and a half of dead silence, Garden City Mayor Gerard Lundquist heard from railroad officials twice in December alone. First in early December to hastily set up a meeting in order to provide the village with a status report on the Main Line Corridor Improvements Project. Mayor Lundquist, along with Village Administrator Robert Schoelle, agreed to the Dec. 5 meeting in which they learned the LIRR - since hearing much opposition to its original proposal - downscaled their third track megaproject.
Drinking Quality a Bit Rusty in the East
Since late October, the eastern section of Garden City, namely residents living in the Franklin Court area, have been experiencing bouts of very rusty water because the wellfield at Second Street and Hilton Avenue was shut down due to the plume of Freon recently detected.
Centennial Soccer News
Registrations are now being accepted for the Centennial Spring Soccer Program. The program is open to girls entering kindergarten in September through ninth grade and boys entering kindergarten in September through sixth grade. Girls' games are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Boys play in the afternoon from 1 to 5 p.m.
Garden City Recreation Department News
On Sunday afternoons, the St. Paul's Field House is open for family fun for village families. This open time provides the opportunity for families to enjoy various gym activities in an indoor environment. The gym is available for use from noon to 3:30 p.m. each Sunday now through March.
2006 STAR Rebate Check Application Deadline Rapidly Approaching
From The Mayor's Office