March 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Public Works budget bumped up by snow, GC Library

At its budget workshop on Thursday, February 26, the Garden City Village Board scrutinized Public Works' operations with special regards to the snowy situation the Northeast has faced this winter. More...

School

Using technology in new ways for research writing

Students in Lauren Bowler and Kim Tullo's fourth grade classes at Stratford School recently joined together to complete a four-week non-fiction research project using "Glogster," an app for the iPad. More...

College Notes

Three Garden City residents have recently been named to the Dean's List at Boston University for the Fall semester. Students recognized for this honor include: Brian W. Badgett, Charlotte H. Castronovo, Lauren T. Reale. More...

Reeves Scholarship Award Winners

Trustees of the Robert J. More...

Letters

Donate and support women's rights

To the Editor: I am currently at third-year student at Columbia Law School. More...

Are you a Friend of the Friends?

To the Editor: The Friends of the Garden City Public Library annual appeal letter arrived in our mail this week. You may feel that you already support your library through your taxes, which is true, however the Friends group More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

The End Of The Filibuster?

Congressional Republicans have certainly put themselves in a very difficult position as they attempt to resist President Obama's new executive order on immigration. Basically, the Republicans have the bad choice of either capitulating to Mr. More...

Parkland debate sparks GC Environmental Board's "MapQuest"

At the first meeting of Garden City's Environmental Advisory Board (EAB) since last October 29, Village Trustee Theresa Trouvé digressed from the agenda to discuss an issue related to the Franklin Court controversy, which since last year has kept the More...

Board weighs winter damage, DPW capital projects

Damaged roads in Garden City will be addressed this spring, as the DPW resumes its road paving schedule with Hilton Avenue (with its 5.2 miles of lane width) as a top priority. More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

What is parkland?

At this week’s meeting of the Environmental Advisory Board there was an interesting discussion about what constitutes parkland, and whether the Franklin Court property could be considered such. More...

Estates POA hosts Lisa Paulo, GC Library Director

On Wednesday, February 11th at the Garden City Middle School, Garden City Library Director Lisa Paulo gave a presentation about the Library and what it could offer the residents of Garden City. More...

5th Annual CMF Hibachi Ladies Night Out

There is still time to send in your check for our Annual CMF Hibachi Ladies Night Out! Gather your friends or come by yourself and join us for dinner and drinks at Sushi Ya, 2311 Jericho Tpke, New Hyde Park, on Wednesday, March 11. More...

Sports

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...

Centennial Travel Soccer coach interest forms available

The Garden City Centennial Soccer Club is looking for qualified coaches to head our new U10 teams that will tryout in June, 2015. The birthdates for the children on these teams will fall between August 1, 2005 and December 31, 2006. More...

GCAA 3rd Grade Boys Travel Basketball Night At Hofstra University

The three GCAA 3rd Grade Boys travel basketball teams took time off from their busy Island Garden Super League Schedules and joined forces to support the Hofstra University Mens Basketball Team for their final home game of the season on Wednesday, Fe More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time begins this Sunday, March 8. Residents are reminded that clocks should be set one hour ahead. Fire Department News From time to time, in this column, will be including information from Chief Castoro of our Fire Department. More...