July 31, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

New Mayor's committee to address 'McMansions'

A week before the board met on Thursday, July 23, Mayor Nicholas Episcopia along with Robert L. More...

School

Adelphi children's art exhibit

Hempstead Town Receiver of Taxes Donald Clavin (1st row, 3rd right) attends the Adelphi Early Learning Center's Children's Art Exhibit, which took place Adelphi University's Center on the Campus in G More...

Garden City PTA special election meeting

On Thursday, August 6, the GCPTA will hold a special election meeting at 4 p.m. in the small meeting room at the Garden City Library. More...

The Long Island Writers' Guild welcomes Stewart Students

Dennis Kotch, president of the Long Island Writers' Guild (LIWG), a unique community of talented and motivated writers, has a passion for inspiring young students. More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

Uber and the changing face of the workforce

As demonstrated by the global controversy over the ride sharing app Uber, the world of employment is in the midst of a radical transformation. More...

Village to consider taking over county roads, repairs

When the poor conditions on local roads were discussed by the village board at several of its sessions, pothole repairs being an ongoing priority, a concept came up that struck a chord with the Board of Trustees. More...

Mayor explains Franklin Court “Fence-gate”

It's not often that newspaper articles become news and elected officials clarify, verify or deny any reported accounts, but Mayor Nicholas Episcopia and Trustee John Delany decided that a July 17 report in The Garden City News left the board in a def More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Let’s revisit solar power

A reader this week commented on Facebook that he would like to install solar panels on his roof, but he can’t because of Village rules. More...

GC Public Library school supply drive for the homeless

The Garden City Public Library needs your help to collect new school supplies for homeless children on Long Island. The Supply Our Students Drive is sponsored by the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless (LICH). More...

Queen Elsa at Friday Night Promenade

Queen Elsa wows the crowd on Seventh Street with her hit song "Let if Go" from the movie Frozen. She was joined by Santa Claus as Garden City held a Christmasthemed Friday promenade. More...

Sports

Garden City "A" Swim defeats Rath Park

After their third dual meet of the season, GC "A" Swim team remains undefeated. The team overwhelmingly defeated Rath Park with a team score of 268 over Rath's 60. More...

John Gaffney breaks record for 100 yard fly

At last week's GC "A" swim meet, swimmer John Gaffney broke the Nassau Municipal Swim Conference 100 Yard Butterfly record for Boys 13 & over, with a time of 53.32 seconds. Congratulations to John! More...

VILLAGE SPORTS

Summer Music on the Village Green Garden City's Department of Recreation and Parks is please to announce its Ga-zebo Concert series on the Village Green (corner of Stewart and Hilton Aves.) Here is our schedule: August 6 - The Clusters August 13 - 1 More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYORS OFFICE

Senior Center Update

At the July 23rd Board of Trustees Meeting, the Board approved the Garden City Senior Site Construction with PSL Industries, Inc., of Ronkokoma, New York, low bidder at a cost of $144,945. More...