August 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School

Two new assistant principals introduced

Garden City’s two elementary schools, Stewart and Stratford, will have new assistant principals when they open in September.  More...

Board of Education announces selection of executive search firm

After interviewing three of the five executive search firms that responded to Garden City Public School’s Board of Education’s Request for Proposal (RFP) for a firm to conduct the district’s search for a permanent superintendent, Bo More...

GCHS students garner top designations on 2017 AP Exams

Each year, Garden City High School students sit for Advanced Placement (AP) exams.  More...

Letters

St. Paul’s School village debacle

To the Editor:   How long must this cancer in our village divide us?  Half the population wants to maintain this crumbling edifice for God’s knows what, but you can count on it being economically unfeasible; even “if we think ou More...

Seniors need transportation

To the Editor:   I have been pleading with the Board of Trustees for two years to offer us seniors some kind of transportation: weekly for grocery shopping (in Garden City Village, of course) and a ride to the pool and library. More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

The NY political scene

As this is written, I am celebrating the infamous birthday discussed in last week's column in Saratoga Springs with a group of friends. One highlight of the trip was obtaining a paddock pass at the racetrack. More...

School Board vacancy to be filled in spring election

The position on the Garden City Board of Education vacated by Trustee Laura Hastings in early summer will remain open until the next district election in mid-May of 2018. More...

Consultant hired for superintendent search

The search for Garden City’s next superintendent of schools took shape in this week. On Tuesday August 8, the same night Dr. More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

School district moving along

As the summer moves along, the Garden City Public Schools, while not in session, are preparing for the next school year. More...

District capital projects on time, on budget

Garden City Public Schools go into the 2017-2018 academic year with facility and infrastructure improvements on track and under budget.  More...

GOP election workers needed

The Garden City Republican Committee is looking for Election Inspectors for the upcoming Primary Election on September 12th and General Election on November 7th. The work schedule is from 5:15 AM to approximately 9:15 PM. More...

Sports

Swim Team B closes undefeated season with another victory

What an exciting way to end the season! Last Saturday, August 5th, at the GC pool, GC Swim Team B won its 5th consecutive meet against Newbridge. The final score was 209-119. More...

Town official at Soccerfest

Hempstead Town Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin (left) attends the Boys Soccer Fest held at St. Paul’s Field located in Garden City. More...

New Garden City Swim record

Congratulations to John Protano of the Garden City “A” Swim Team for breaking the Boys 13-16 100 Yard Breaststroke record at the 2017 Woody Davis Memorial Meet.  More...