Aug. 20: Tennis, Calagero's, Political Olympics and More

The top stories for this Monday in Garden City.

The Five Things You Should Know Aug. 20:

1. Calagero's: Will Calagero's expand into 923 Franklin Avenue, former home of Garden City Galleries? Find out whether the board of trustees granted final site plan approval to restaurant owner Ron DiGangi this morning at 9 a.m.

2. Women’s Tennis Leagues: There is still time to sign up for the 2012-2013 Community Park Tennis Center weekday women’s tennis leagues. Pick up and fill out an application at the Community Park Clubhouse or download an application at www.gardencityrecreation.org. Call Tom McGerty at the Community Park Clubhouse, 483-2525, for more information.

3. Political Olympics: Blogger Nancy Witter says election time is like the Olympics of politics - without the class, talent, guts and great inspirational stories. You agree? Read more of what she has to say here.

4. Mail Carrier Honored: Read coverage later today of how the Garden City board of trustees honored a local mail carrier hailed a hero when he helped an elderly woman who fell in her home and was wedged between the toilet and the tub for days.

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