July 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

After ‘Tom Wagner Concert’ alumni seek permanent memorial

At the Wednesday, July 6 Board of Education meeting Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Feirsen spoke about Stewart School concert held on June 15, which was dedicated to the longtime, fondly remembered district music teacher Thomas Wagner. More...

School

Stewart students impress the members of the Long Island Writers' Guild

Dennis Kotch, president of the Long Island Writers' Guild, a unique community of talented and motivated writers, has a passion for inspiring young students. More...

Stratford teachers & students celebrate Red Nose Day

Stratford School second graders made May 26th a special day to come together, have fun, and make a difference for kids by celebrating Red Nose Day. Red Nose Day is an international fundraising effort to help kids in need. More...

GC High School Spanish students place in LILT competition

Congratulations to three Garden City High School students in Mr. Michael Berg's Spanish class who won awards in the 2016 Long Island Language Teachers Association's Foreign Language Competition. More...

Letters

Expensive cement

To the Editor: Thank you Mike Sofia (GC News July 8’16) you said publicly what many of us say to one another. More...

Cares about players

To the Editor: Lots has been written and I just wanted to add my own sentiment. I played for Coach Smith back in late 70's and he was also a teacher back then. More...

Disheartening

To the Editor: It is disheartening to know that a MTA LIRR representative is visiting homeowners along the LIRR right-of-way More...

GCPD investigation helps FBI take down drug ring

The Federal Bureau of Investigation Long Island Gang Task Force recently indicted 31 people for their alleged involvement in a heroin and cocaine ring that operated in Nassau, Suffolk and Albany counties. More...

No rehearing in appeals decision

The Village of Garden City has lost its most recent appeal to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, in which it had asked the court to review “en banc” its own decision upholding a housing discrimination suit. More...

GCPL elevator project to begin

The modernization and functionality upgrades of the Garden City Public Library elevator, an issue over the last two years which has faced several unusual setbacks, will finally be taking place at the start of August into the fall season. More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

More resources needed

Kudos to the Garden City Police Department for its part in helping to bust a major heroin ring in Nassau County. It is heartening to see that cooperation between local and larger police forces can help remove criminals from our midst. More...

Rec Comm discusses additional synthetic turf

At the May meeting of Garden City’s Board of Commissioners of Recreation and Cultural Affairs the Commissioners discussed converting the existing soccer field at Community Park to synthetic turf. More...

THIS WEEK AT THE ROTARY

NYS Assemblyman Ed Ra Speaks to Rotary At the July 11 meeting of the Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club, at the Garden City Hotel, Club members and guests heard New York State Assemblyman Ed Ra provide an overview of "upstate" issues and concerns along More...

Sports

VILLAGE SPORTS

2016 Summer Music on the Village Green The Department of Recreation and Parks is pleased to announce its concert line up for this summer. More...

Garden City "A" Team defeats Valley Stream

Defending Division I champs, the Garden City "A" Swim Team hosted their second dual meet of the 2016 season on Saturday, July 16th. The team swam against Valley Stream and won with of score of 228 over Valley Stream's score of 100. More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

A break from anti-police protests?

Again our country has had to deal with another mass killing of police officers by a deranged criminal. Three officers were killed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana last weekend, just a few days after five officers lost their lives in Dallas. More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE

Architectural Design Review Board More...