January 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School

4th graders send cards to Marines

United States Marine Corps recruits stationed in Parris Island, South Carolina, received a special holiday surprise from Ms. Alyssa Saracino's fourth grade class at Stratford Avenue School. More...

Garden City PTA News

Did you know... School districts, even high achieving districts like Garden City, cannot "opt out" of staterequired, unfunded mandates. More...

The Welcoming Club of Garden City

Upcoming events: Rock and Bowl February 7th, 7:30 to 11:00pm It's time for our favorite Rock-n- Bowl! Hurry! This event fills up fast! More...

Letters

No way to treat neighbors

To the Editor: We are recent first time homebuyers and neighbors in the Franklin Court neighborhood of Garden City. Before moving in, we looked forward to joining this amazing community with convenient access to the public field More...

Abuse of power

To the Editor: On December 19, 2013,, the Board of Trustees sold an acre of land to the Franklin Mews Group LLC for $100,000 for use as a private park for its members. More...

Star chamber

The following letter to the New York State Committee on Open Government was shared with the Garden City News: NYS Committee on Open Government Attention: Robert Freeman, Executive Director Dear Mr. Freeman: More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE

Thanks to Village employees for their dedication during the recent snowstorm

With the snowstorm behind us, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the Village employees who worked continuously through the night and day. More...

Noting pool losses, Recreation Commission looks for answers

At its first monthly meeting of 2015, held on Wednesday, January 21, Garden City's Board of Commissioners of Recreation and Cultural Affairs discussed the state of the village's pool enterprise, noted as a money-losing program during last year's budg More...

EPOA debate covers business community, St. Paul's, and GCPL

In their debate on Tuesday, January 20 Deputy Mayor Nicholas Episcopia and Trustee Dennis Donnelly did more than take parting shots at one another with the EPOA runoff election approaching on Tuesday, February 3. More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

The way things ought to happen

In this week’s issue we feature stories about meetings of the Recreation Commission and the Planning Commission. More...

Garden City and Community Dance Project welcomes professional dancer

On December 22nd2014, dancers of the Junior Company of Long Island Dance Project (LIDP) welcomed Dance Project alumni Miss Kim Thompson, for an ecstatic master class. More...

Ahead of Super Bowl Adelphi students fast for a cause

Nonstop media reports from Arizona, the site of Sunday's Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, have focused on players, coaches and controversy for much of the two-week buildup to the big game. More...

Sports

GCAA Baseball and Softball registration

2015 GCAA Baseball and Softball online registration is now open on our Little League webpage www.leaguelineup.com/gcaa. Avoid paying a late fee as pricing goes up as of March 1st, 2015. More...

GCAA Travel Baseball Tryouts

In 2015, the GCAA will be sponsoring travel baseball teams in the U8, U9 and U10 age groups. The tryouts for the U10 teams took place in November and those teams have already been selected. More...

Trojan hoops teams achieve success on the hardwood

Come out and watch the Garden City Boys varsity basketball team on Friday Jan 30th as they face off against Jericho at the Garden City High School Gym at 7PM. The final varsity boys home game is Tuesday Feb 3rd at 6:30PM vs Wantagh. More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

The Deflategate Debate

While I will be doing an analysis of the Republican contenders for the Presidency in the near future (a sequel to last week's piece on the Democrats), I thought the unexpected snow holiday this week plus the upcoming Super Bowl called for a slightly More...