March 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Schools, sports groups meet to coordinate

A letter last month from Garden City Recreation and Parks and the heads of all the major Garden City sports organizations, from Centennials’ soccer to the GCAA, resulted in a friendly, informative and productive dialogue in front of the Board o More...

School

GC Public Schools Question of the Week

In alignment with the Board of Education’s Legislative Affairs Committee’s goal of enhancing communication with the community, Garden City Public Schools has continued its “Question of the Week” feature.  More...

GCHS Science Research Team captures second place at “Chemagination”

On Wednesday March 1, the Honors Freshman Science Research class competed in their first science competition at St. John’s University. More...

GCHS Science Research Program gets grant from GC Friends of STEM

The science research room at Garden City High School received a generous upgrade donation courtesy of the Garden City Friends of STEM (GCFS).  More...

Letters

Charity begins at home

To the Editor:   Charity begins at home. Garden City is our home, family and friends live here. Together we raise our families to be the best they can be scholastically, athletically, socially and charitably.  More...

Exempt not-for-profits

To the Editor:   I am writing in response to the front page article last week featuring the Andy Foundation and the Village’s increased facility rental fees for the use of its buildings.  More...

Thank you Mayor Nick Episcopia

To the Editor:   Thank you, Mayor Nick Episcopia, for 19 years of service to the Village of Garden City and for your and Dorothy’s friendship since 1977 when you both became members of the Garden City Chamber of Commerce. More...

Coach’s age discrimination case filed in federal court

Garden City’s former baseball head coach is facing his first spring away from local dugouts since the early 1970’s, but his age-discrimination claim against his former employer, the Garden City Union Free School District, just got called More...

Well wishes as mayor, trustee finish terms of office

The Thursday, March 16 meeting of Garden City’s Village Board of Trustees concluded with a lineup of accolades, applause and high praise for outgoing Mayor Nicholas Episcopia, who has served in civic leadership positions since 1998 and will be More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Creative thinking needed

In the letters column of this week’s issue two board members of local charities ask the Village of Garden City to reconsider the sharp increases in rental fees they must pay to use Village facilities. We agree with the letter writers.  More...

GC Village election results

The following are the results of the Village election held on Tuesday, March 21st. All seats were unopposed.   More...

EPOA seeking directors

The Director and Officer Nominating Committee of the Eastern Property Owners Association is seeking applicants for positions as Director for terms beginning in June 2017. More...

Sports

VILLAGE SPORTS

Register now for Spring Youth Yoga   More...

NCAA basketball championship game fundraiser hosted by the TMA

Please join the Men’s association at their annual NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game fundraiser at B.K. Sweeney’s Uptown Grille on Monday, April 3rd.  More...

Centennial Travel Soccer Coach interest forms available

The Garden City Centennial Soccer Club is looking for qualified coaches to head our new U10 teams that will tryout in June, 2017. The birth dates for the children on these teams will fall between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2008.  More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

Mr. Trump and the Judge

It’s been a little bit of a ragged time for Team Trump, but the Supreme Court situation certainly looms as a bright spot for Mr. Trump’s presidency.  More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE

LIRR Press Conference Friday   More...