Garden site to provide space for cementary expansion
At its December monthly meeting, the City and Borough Assembly approved future expansion of Memorial Cemetery.
Located near Heritage Harbor and City Park, Memorial is one of two public cemeteries managed by the city, the other being Sunset Gardens just across the road. A deepening problem the city has faced in recent years has been a lack of space at the two sites.
The newer of the two, Sunset Gardens currently has only 18 unreserved plots available for purchase, with another 31 niches in its columbarium available for cremated remains. Memorial Cemetery has a number of plots which are vacan...