Here are the Five Things You Need to Know for June 27:
1. U10 District Title: The Garden City U10 baseball team claimed the district title Tuesday after defeating Franklin Square by a final score of 8-5. The win actually marks the first U10 district 29 title in the history of Garden City's Little League. Read more about the boys and this amazing accomplishment here.
2. Best Grocery Store: Patch will be crowning one grocery store from Garden City, New Hyde Park or Mineola with a Readers' Choice Award. Nominate one that you highly recommend here.
3. Home Ransacked: Police report a home in the village was ransacked and that the perp(s) got away with an undetermined amount of property. Find out more about this crime and others that occured in the village this past week when our Crime Blotter goes live today at 10 a.m.
4. Solar Carports: Should solar carports be installed in village-owned parking lots? One resident thinks so. Read more in his letter to the editor today at 11 a.m.
5. LIPA: The New York State Department of Public Service issued a 112-page report last week detailing corrections that Long Island Power Authority should make in order to avoid a repeat of last summer's power fiasco following Irene. Were you happy with LIPA's service during last summer's storms? Weigh in beginning today at 1 p.m.