March 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayor-elect questions rising costs for senior center renovation

After a few months under the radar with the Franklin Court controversy taking center stage, the new Golf Club Lane senior center project and its delays, procedural changes and added expense came under intense scrutiny at the Thursday, March 12 meetin More...

School

Chen sisters excel in art

Nina Chen, age 9 and her sister Ava, age 5 are winners in the 2015 Garden City Historical Society Juried Art Contest honoring Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Stewart. More...

EPOA Scholarship

It is with pleasure that the Eastern Property Owners' Association of Garden City announces that it will once again award a $1,000 scholarship for 2015 which will be available to high school seniors residing in the East. More...

Middle School students are angels for troops

Four eight-graders from Garden City Middle School took the initiative to collect food donations for the Soldier's Angels charity organization. More...

Letters

Mea culpa?

To the Editor: Did you read Trustee Silver's perspective on the Franklin Court property sale to the Mews owners in the March 20, 2015 Garden City News? More...

Thanks, GC volunteers

To the Editor: At a time when most people are unhappy with the way the Federal Gov't works or doesn't work, Garden City residents should be thankful for our unique method of local gov't. More...

Restore our neighborhood

To the Editor: I have been attending the Board of Trustees meetings for the past few months. As a resident of Franklin Court, I want a resolution to the ongoing problem with Franklin Court Park. More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYORS OFFICE

Village Wide Election: Congratulations

Congratulations to Mayor-Elect Nicholas P. Episcopia, Trustee John A. DeMaro, Trustee Richard V. Silver and Trustee-Elect Stephen S. Makrinos on their election last Wednesday. More...

After dispute, Senior Center bond limit raised

Disagreement arose among the Garden City Board of Trustees regarding the increase of a bond limit for the Senior Center Project at their meeting on Thursday, March 19th. More...

Library to get another look at lending devices

Six months after the Board of Trustees of the Garden City Public Library heard a presentation on the feasibility and benefits of lending portable electronic devices to patrons - from tablets to chromebooks and iPads - there is hope for some more prog More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Watching construction costs

In this week’s issue we have coverage of two different Village Board meetings in which the renovations for the senior center were discussed. More...

Former Islander LaFontaine aims for concussion awareness

Spring sports are in full swing as baseball season approaches, while in the professional ranks the NCAA Tournament and local NHL hockey are offering fast-paced excitement. More...

Chamber to honor Patrick Longo as Business Person of the Year

At the 13th annual Pineapple Ball, Garden City's premier business and social event, celebrating the Alliance and Vitality of Business and Community, the Chamber will proudly honor Patrick Longo as "Business Person of the Year" for 2015. More...

Sports

GC Lax scores big wins over St. Paul's and Mepham

Garden City High lacrosse coach Steve Finnell established a pre-season plan for his team: they would need to pick up their goal production to beat their tough opponents. More...

VILLAGE SPORTS

Online Registration! As a service enhancement for our residents, our Recreation and Parks Office now offers an online registration option for our programs. More...

TMA NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Game Fundraiser

Please join The Men's Association at their annual NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Game party at B.K. Sweeney's Uptown Grille on Monday, April 6th. The evening starts at 8:15 p.m. with game time scheduled shortly thereafter. More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

Hillary Clinton As Frontrunner

This is written aboard the plane back from Vegas, where Robert's 21st birthday was duly celebrated. I think we both enjoyed the trip. We had some great food and adult beverages, now legal for Robert. More...