May 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Belmont Festival to kick off Summer Fun Fridays

Banners all around Garden City have signaled the annual Belmont Festival, set for Friday evening June 5 from 6 to 10pm on Seventh Street. More...

School

High School students spearhead participation in statewide debate

In their first year competing in a statewide debate, Garden City High School sophomores Gabi Frandina and Lauren Sikorski made a great showing at the New York State Forensic League championship tournament held on April 25th and 26th at SUNY Oneonta. More...

College notes

On May 20, 2015, Kathryn Roulett, daughter of John and Daria Roulett of Garden City, and GCHS '08, received her Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School, where she was recognized as a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. More...

Adelphi University recognizes Bigganes for community service

Faculty and students of the Exercise, Health Studies, Physical Education and Sport Management Programs of the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education on May 7th gathered to honor Jack and Maggie Biggane at their annual awards ceremony. More...

Letters

Will not accept proposal

To the Editor: In 2014, I was asked to help procure a left-turn signal in the southbound direction at the intersection of Clinton Road and Stewart Avenue, as Clinton Road is a county road. More...

Clarification of plans for Stewart/Clinton

To the Editor: The letter writer in the GCN last week misstates the way the proposed southbound (SB) left turn arrow at the Clinton/Stewart intersection would work. More...

Oppose Nassau County's plan

To the Editor: I have been a resident of Garden City for 43 years. I've never lived more than a block away from Clinton Road and am very familiar with how the traffic situation has evolved there. More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

Speech restrictions on campus the latest chapters

College campuses have long been bastions of left wing thinking. But if anything colleges are getting even less tolerant of diverse ideas than in the past. More...

East residents unite to say 'No' for Clinton/Stewart

At the Village Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday night, May 21, residents from Garden City's eastern section who had never attended a board meeting visited to tell the trustees and the rest of the community that Nassau County's plan for the Clint More...

GC Police cars stocked with AEDs

At the May 21 Village Board of Trustees meeting the Garden City Police solidified its preparation for emergencies, as police are typically first responders to any emergency, with a minor transfer of funds on the books. More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

A new plan needed

As is clear from the letters to the editor in this week’s issue, Nassau County’s proposal to re-engineer the Stewart / Clinton intersection is extremely unpopular. We were glad to hear from Leg. More...

Andy Foundation Yard Sale a success

The Andy Foundation's annual yard sale at St. Paul's field house was, once again, a remarkable success. More...

Hilton Ave to be completed June 5

The May 21 Village Board meeting marked some deadlines for wrapping up the long road paving process on Hilton Avenue. More...

Sports

Named to top team

Garden City resident and Sacred Heart Graduate Maggie Comiskey was named to the 2015 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Association All Empire First Team on May 11, 2015. More...

Garden City Titans Boys U-10 play Hershey tournament

The Garden City Titans Boys U-10 team competed this past weekend in the Hershey Memorial Day Tournament in Hershey, Pennsylvania. More...

U10 Gunners runners up at Massapequa Lincoln Page Memorial Day Tournament

The Garden City Centennials boys U10 Gunners celebrated Memorial Day in style as they took to the Polo Grounds in Bethpage for the 36th Annual Massapequa Lincoln Page Memorial Day Soccer Tournament. More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE

The Belmont Festival at Garden City - Friday, June 5

The Belmont Festival Committee is in the process of finalizing the 18th Annual Belmont Festival at Garden City. The Festival will be held Friday, June 5th, on Seventh Street (between Frank-lin and Hilton Avenues) between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. More...