December 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

School

GCMiddle School recognizes outstanding students

Garden City Middle School launched two new initiatives this fall with its “Kindness Counts” and “Student of the Month” award presentations on November 14th. More...

Garden City PTA News

Attention Residents: Board of Education Meeting   The community is invited to attend GCPS’s presentation of the Student Achievement Report at the Dec. More...

Letters

Union misconstruing facts

To the Editor:   It is said that each of us is entitled to our own opinion, but none of us is entitled to our own facts. More...

‘Grandparents and the Annual Ceremony’

To the Editor:   More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

The Electoral College Dilemma

Whither the electoral college?  Current counts indicate that Hillary Clinton likely won the popular vote by about 2.3 million votes of the 135 million or so votes tabulated, approximately a margin of 1.8 percent. More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE

MTA bill favoring local governments vetoed   More...

Board approves zoning change, path cleared for Ring Road hotel

The first hurdle is cleared for Marriott’s Residence Inn hotel brand to come to Ring Road, adjacent to the Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant. More...

After 52 years, a move from 7th Street

After 52 years there will be a new beginning for a store that captured the cheerful, aromatic fragrance and ambiance of downtown Seventh Street, earning scores of loyal Garden City customers over generations as only a small family business can do.&nb More...

With eyes on Summer 2017, Rec Department reviews pool success

At the Recreation Commission meeting held Wednesday, November 16 at the new senior center, several reflections on the success of the Garden City Pool in 2016 turned into eyes for further enhancements next summer. More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Village Tree Lighting

The Garden City Village Christmas Tree lighting will take place on the Village Green by the gazebo on Sunday, December 4th from 3:30 to 4:30. Come down and enjoy a traditional happening with music and entertainment. More...

Open Casting Call: GC Community Theatre

Adults, young adults, teens and children — mark your calendars for the open casting call of the Spring 2017 musical production of The Garden City Community Theatre.  Those who love to act and sing are encouraged to come to The Garden City More...

Second Street home damaged in fire

GC firefighters responded to a basement fire in a 2nd Street home Monday, November 28.  Met with heavy smoke, firefighters discovered a fire between the drop ceiling and the floor above.  More...

Sports

GCHS Varsity Football Team wins Long Island Football Championship

GCHS Varsity Football Team defeated Hills West 13-6 at Lavalle Stadium in Stonybrook to win the Long Island Football Championship.  More...

VILLAGE SPORTS

Beginning December 5th, the Department of Recreation and Parks will no longer accept cash payments for program registrations, rentals, and contracts at our Administrative Office or for Platform Tennis or Tennis at Community Park. More...

The Men’s Association News

Girls and Boys Basketball Tip-Off Fundraiser   Hold the date for the third annual event. To be held Monday, Dec. 5, at Doc O’Grady’s from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. $75 per person which includes dinner and open bar. More...