July 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School

Last day of school

School children all over Garden City celebrated last week when the last day of the 2014-15 school year finally came. Above, children on Laurel Street get ready to enjoy their summer. More...

Youth Leadership Award Winners

Senator Kemp Hannon recently congratulated the winners of his "Youth Leadership" award. More...

College notes

A total of 70 student-athletes across the State University of New York at New Paltz's eight winter and spring varsity athletics programs were honored either on the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Commissioner's List or the S More...

Letters

Pool issues

Kevin Ocker, Chairman Board of Commissioners of Cultural and Recreational Affairs for the Village of Garden City. Dear Mr. Ocker: More...

An opportunity for veterans

To the Editor: I read in the June 19th Garden City News of the resignation of Barbara Trapasso, president of the Board of Education. More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE

No Friday Night Promenade This Evening

Please be aware that there is no Friday Night Promenade being held this evening. The festivities will continue next Friday evening, July 10th, with the theme American Red, White and Blue/U.S. Military participation. Reminder - Village Offices Closed More...

Rec Department responds to complaints about pool promotion

Garden City’s pool and its financial viability have come into question several times in the recent municipal budget discussions, with the village board leaning closely on every update and idea to generate additional funds for the enterprise. More...

Village Auditor James Olivo to Retire July 31

After 38 years Garden City’s auditor and staple of budget and Village Board meetings James E. Olivo will retire from his post on July 31. More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Promotions vs loyalty programs

We were happy to hear that the Recreation Commission has taken another look at the incentives given to encourage new members to join the Garden City pool. More...

Garden City home to be featured at Art Fair

A Garden City home will be featured at the Art Southampton Fair which will be held in Bridgehampton from July 9 through July 13. More...

Garden City Police announce DWI crackdown

This July 4th Holiday Season, the Garden City Police Department, along with various other Police Departments throughout Nassau County will be participating in the "DWI Crackdown" Enforcement Initiative targeting Intoxicated and Drugged Drivers. More...

Sports

Girls summer lacrosse clinic

GCLax1 is offering a lacrosse clinic for girls in the 3rd through 8th grades. The Clinic will take place on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5p.m. until 6:30p.m. on the Garden City High School turf field. More...

VILLAGE SPORTS

Summer Music on the Village Green Garden City's Department of Recreation and Parks is please to announce its Ga-zebo Concert series on the Village Green (corner of Stewart and Hilton Aves.) Here is our schedule: July 9 - Tommy Sullivan July 16 - Bud More...

U8 Garden City Heat Boys Soccer Team

Congratulations to the U8 Garden City Heat Boys Soccer Team, who took home 2nd place trophies in the annual Plainedge Soccer Club Father's Day tournament! More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

The Donald and the GOP

I'll only briefly touch on the two big Supreme Court rulings this week, since I don't have much to add that is new or original. More...