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Garden City’s “Women of Distinction”

Friday, 04 September 2009 00:00

Residents Receive Deserved Accolades at Recent Ceremony

Assemblymen Tom McKevitt and Dave McDonough (19th A.D.) co-sponsored a Women of Distinction ceremony Aug. 22 at the Merrick Library. Five of Garden City’s own were recognized during the festivities, including Suzie Alvey, Helen Mary Tyszka, Colleen Foley and Maureen Clancy, who was unable to attend the event.

 

Proposed Local Laws Draw Criticism From Garden City Taxpayers

Written by Carisa Giardino Friday, 28 August 2009 00:00

Despite Resident Dismay, Code Changes Approved

Residents packed the village hall boardroom Aug. 13 to speak out about proposed changes to Garden City’s village codes. Seven public hearings were scheduled for the evening.

 

Emergency Roofing Repairs Must be Made to St. Paul’s Building

Written by Carisa Giardino Friday, 28 August 2009 00:00

Trustees Approve $15,300 Expenditure

Trustees approved a $15,300 expenditure for emergency roofing repairs to the St. Paul’s Main Building. Many residents, however, questioned why the village continues to shell out money on a building they say is slated for the wrecking ball.

 

October 27 Date Set for School Investment Bond Vote

Friday, 21 August 2009 00:00

On the Ballot: Approval of $36.5M in Renovations

The Garden City Board of Education voted unanimously to hold a public referendum Tuesday, Oct. 27. On the ballot: approval to undertake $36.5 million in renovations to meet basic safety and code requirements, as well as reclaim learning space for academic program growth.

 

Nassau County Schools Prepare to Open Doors to Students

Written by Denise Nash Friday, 21 August 2009 00:00

Maintaining Electronic Partitions Part of School’s Annual Inspection

In 2001, then-Governor George Pataki signed into law a measure that required all New York State schools to install new safety devices on all moving partition walls used in school gymnasiums and auditoriums. The legislation was designed to prevent accidental deaths and serious physical injuries.

 

Long Islanders Weigh in on the Lighthouse Project

Written by Carisa Giardino Friday, 14 August 2009 00:00

Hundreds Attend Rally, Environmental Hearing

The Aug. 4 environmental hearing on the Lighthouse proposal played out more like a pep rally for project developers Scott Rechler and New York Islanders owner Charles Wang, who received rousing applause before he spoke to a packed crowd at the John Cranford Adams Playhouse on Hofstra’s Hempstead campus.

 

Covanta Agreement Could Save Garden City $300K

Written by Carisa Giardino Friday, 07 August 2009 00:00

Village Contract With Hempstead Town Expires August 19

A direct agreement with Covanta, a facility that uses municipal solid waste as a fuel to generate clean, renewable energy, could potentially save Garden City $300,000 a year in garbage tipping fees.

 

Village Code Changes Topic of Numerous Public Hearings

Written by Carisa Giardino Saturday, 08 August 2009 00:00

Trustee Brudie Thinks Some Not ‘Homeowner Friendly’

Seven proposed local laws will be the focus of public hearings scheduled for Aug. 13. Trustees are proposing village code changes for anything from sanitation removal and repair and maintenance of sidewalks and curbs to impound fees, alarm systems and corner lots in Garden City’s Central section.

 

Proposed Local Law Could Create Stricter Zoning in Central

Written by Carisa Giardino Friday, 31 July 2009 00:00

Public Hearing on Corner Lot Subdivisions August 13

To help alleviate the concerns of many living in Garden City’s Central section who fear corner lot subdivisions are threatening the village’s character, trustees are proposing a change in village code that would establish a Residence R-20C Corner Overlay District. The local law is being considered at a public hearing scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 13 at village hall at 8 p.m.

 

Lighthouse Project Could Give Garden City Run for Its Money

Written by Carisa Giardino Friday, 31 July 2009 00:00

Hundreds Expected to Attend August 4 Hearing

Hundreds are expected to attend the Aug. 4 public hearing on the proposed Lighthouse project, which intends to refurbish the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and develop the 150 acres surrounding the arena.

 

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