Weekly Recap: Identity Thief, Garden City's Sports Program Recognized
In case you missed it, here are some of Garden City's top stories from this past week.
Garden City's Sports Program Among the Best in NYS: The New York State Sportswriters Association has recognized the Garden City school district's sports program among the best in the state.
Adelphi Breast Cancer Program Receives Grant: The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program was again this year a beneficiary of the Long Island 2 Day Walk To Fight Breast Cancer (LI2DAY).
Crime Blotter: Falsified Business Records, Suspicious Person: On Aug. 26, detectives arrested a Queens man for grand larceny and falsifying business records. As an employee of a Franklin Avenue business, the subject submitted several false time sheets over a two-month period, resulting in him being paid more than $16,700 for hours not worked, police said.
Garden City Chamber to Welcome Candidates for NC Executive: Nominees for Nassau County executive will serve as keynote speakers at the Garden City Chamber of Commerce’s season kick-off luncheon program scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 25 at The Garden City Hotel.
Garden City Public Schools Welcome New Teachers: The Garden City School District welcomed new staff members during an orientation held Aug. 21-23, including 15 new teachers and one school nurse.
Police Search for Identity Thief: Police are seeking help in identifying and locating a person wanted in connection with a grand larceny that occurred in Garden City in May.
Karen Pompay Top Female Finisher at TOBAY Triathlon: Karen Pompay, 42, was the first female finisher overall in the Town of Oyster Bay triathlon Saturday.
John Wilton: Promenade Has Grown Exponentially: Friday Night Promenade, an initiative approved by the village board in June to help boost sluggish retail sales in the village during the summer, marked its ninth week Friday.
Garden City Swimmers Post Best Times at Meets: Garden City swimmers Lindsay Schlichte, Joe Lozano and Delaney Hall all posted best times at two meets to end the summer season.
Tell Us: Replacing Things & Stuff: Patch asked its readers what should replace Things & Stuff on Seventh Street once the gift shop closes its doors at the end of the month.
Trustee DeMaro: We Are Moving Forward With Senior Center Renovations: Trustee John DeMaro assured a room full of mostly senior citizens Thursday that the board is moving forward with Golf Club Lane senior center renovations.
Garden City Man Charged with Boating While Intoxicated: Nikolaos Katrakazos, 23, of Garden City, was charged with boating while intoxicated Aug. 24.