January 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School

Parent University registration deadline

Only a few days left to register for this year’s GC Parent University. The deadline to register for workshops is Monday, January 23. Parent University will be held on Thursday, February 2nd at GC High School. More...

Garden City PTA News

Upcoming GCPTA Events: Annual PTA Dinner   More...

A delightful December at Little People’s Play School

It was a month of gingerbread fun for Little People’s Play School’s 3 year old class. First they read a few versions of the classic story about the feisty gingerbread man. More...

Letters

A Very Happy Birthday

To the Editor:   On Wednesday the 11th, I had the privilege and honor to be invited to a luncheon celebrating our friend Joe Letto’s. birthday. More...

Roe v. Wade

To the Editor:   This Sunday, January 22, will mark the 44th memorial anniversary of the Supreme Court’s two abortion rulings – Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton.  More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE

LIRR Freight Cars on the Central Extension   I have sent letters to Long Island Rail Road president Patrick Nowakowski and Joseph Brown, regional director of the New York State Department of Transportation, regarding the gravel filled Long Islan More...

Village to require new radio read water meters

Amendments to a Village code concerning water meters were approved at the Village Board meeting on January 5th. The Village is currently in the process of converting all water meters to radio-read water meters. More...

Franklin Ave. restaurant wins five diamond award

Jim and Francine Doukas, the owners of Revel, a Franklin Avenue Restaurant, were recently awarded the 2016 Five-Star Diamond Award, a world-acclaimed award for restaurants and hotels presented by The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences. More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Not a good impression

Last week a resident of St. James St. North complained to Village officials that eight graffiti covered railroad freight cars had been left parked on the Central Extension train tracks near her home and were an eyesore.  More...

GC Village Budget work sessions

The Board of Trustees will be conducting work sessions to review the proposed 2017/18 Operating/Capital Budgets on: Wednesday, March 1 - 7:30 p.m. - Budget Work Session 1 Thursday, March 9 - 7:30 p.m. More...

Winners of Best Decorated Business Windows

Each year the Garden City business community prepares for the holiday season with well dressed windows. This year our panel of judges viewed the windows on Friday, December 16th. More...

Sports

GCAA U8 ( 2nd Grade) Travel Baseball Tryouts

In early March, the GCAA will be holding tryouts for the 2017 U8 travel baseball teams. To be eligible to tryout, a child must live or attend school in Garden City and be born between 9/1/2008 and 8/31/2009. More...

Garden City Boys Varsity Swimming and Diving wins against Manhasset

Currently, there is a three-way tie for first place in Conference 1--Garden City Boys Varsity Swimming and Diving (GC), Long Beach, and Syosset are all undefeated at 5-0! More...

VILLAGE SPORTS

“Gadgets and Gizmos” Lego Program   More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

The Obama Legacy

Eight years ago much of the nation celebrated the inauguration of President Barack Obama. It was a historic moment, and not just because Mr. Obama's was the first African-American President. More...