May 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School budget passes

Garden City’s school budget passed in voting on May 19th by a margin of 1,387 to 344. Robert Martin and Tom Pinou were elected to the Board of Education with (1,183 votes and 991, respectively). They ran without opposition. More...

School

Garden City Public Schools behind the scenes employee spotlight: Garden City High School

Each Garden City School District building shines a light on a valued employee to celebrate his or her contributions to school life - a person who plays an integral role in supporting the students, parents, and staff - and someone who might never rece More...

College notes

Paul Pironi of Garden City received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Cum Laude, at Sacred Heart University's Annual Commencement held on May 17th 2015. Kristen Mixon qualified for the dean's list during the spring 2015 semester. More...

Garden City High School honors Spring “Champions”

Congratulations to 14 high school students who were recently honored at a special "Breakfast for Champions" ceremony that included parents, teachers, and administrators at Garden City High School. More...

Letters

Deaf ears at BOE

To the Editor: On behalf of the William Bradford Turner American Legion Post 265, and the many veterans residing in Garden City, allow me to extend our thanks to Mayor Nick Episcopia and Legislator Laura Schaefer More...

Oppose the "super intersection"

To the Editor: I attended the May 14th Traffic meeting as a representative for the Eastern Property Owners' Association (EPOA). More...

Build it and they will come

To the Editor: The Nassau County plan to remake the intersection of Clinton Road/Stewart Avenue in GC would be a safety, environmental and property value disaster for residents of the East. More...

Touting new ranking, GC School District presents budget

The Estates POA on Wednesday, May 13 meeting featured a presentation from Dr. Robert Feirsen, superintendent of schools for the Garden City district, on the 2015-'16 budget days just ahead of its May 19 vote. More...

Nassau County reveals conceptual plan for Clinton / Stewart

A Nassau County traffic engineer detailed a conceptual plan intended to ease traffic congestion and improve safety at the intersection of Stewart Avenue and Clinton Road during a May 14, 2015 Garden City Traffic Commission meeting that drew a standin More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Memorial Day

On Memorial Day we remember those who have fallen in wars, who gave their lives so that we could continue to live in freedom. More...

Statement from GC Public Schools regarding the Veterans Tax Exemption

The following statement was submitted by the Garden City Board of Education: More...

Senior Center Project Phase II for re-bid

Following the Thursday, May 7 Village Board of Trustees meeting, executives from deBruin Engineering presented an update on the Golf Club Lane senior center project. More...

Sports

VILLAGE SPORTS

2015 Summer Adult Tennis Lessons More...

Soccer Players of the Week

Pre-K girls Team 1 - The Blue Elsa'sMaeve DurkanAnia GalanekSophia Pica Team 2 - The Golden GirlsMargaret ClavinBreckin LehnertAbigail Romeo More...

Garden City Community Park News

Men's and Women's Summer Softball League More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

American Pharaoh and the Belmont

On June 6, the Belmont Stakes will once again feature another run for thorough bred racing's Triple Crown. The contender this year is American Pharoah, winner of the Kentucky Derby and last Saturday's very wet edition of the Preakness Stakes. More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE

Personal support - Veterans' Partial Property Tax Exemption - BOE

I was recently contacted by a Garden City resident who is a veteran asking for my support of a Veterans' partial property tax exemption for military veterans. This is currently under consideration by the Garden City Board of Education. More...