August 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Stop signs planned for Senior Center crossing

A potential solution for a pedestrian vs. vehicle traffic issue steps from the new senior center was put in place last Thursday night. But apparently not every senior wants new all-way stop signs instead of an illuminated answer. More...

School

Garden City Schools prepare to open for year

This summer has been a busy one throughout the school district as the staff readied all seven school buildings for the first day of the new school year: Tuesday, September 6th. Superintendent of Schools Dr. More...

GCPD Back to School Safety Series

It’s that time of year again, summer vacation is almost over and schools will be opening soon. With that in mind the Garden City Police Department has put together a four-part Series of Articles to address Back to School Safety Issues. More...

CPOA introduces “Senior” Ambassador

The CPOA is pleased to introduce its current “Senior” Central Property Owners’ High School Ambassador. Elizabeth Tully was chosen last year as a representative of Garden City’s next generation of Village government. More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE

Sidewalk Repair Program More...

New local law for generators proposed, not yet approved

After talk at several Board of Trustees’ meetings this year on the use of generators on private properties, a local law to regulate usage and set some requirements was proposed at the Thursday, August 18 meeting. More...

Village looks to streamline application process

The Village of Garden City is examining ways to speed up approving building permits and is looking into digitizing inspection reports. More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Online comments welcome

We know it’s summer when there are absolutely no letters to the editor in our inbox, like this week. This is probably one of two or three weeks in the year when we haven’t gotten a single letter to the editor. More...

GCPD offers burglary prevention tips

The Garden City Police Department investigated a reported burglary of a residence on Meadow Street on July 16, and an attempted burglary of a residence on August 6 where the suspect(s) apparently fled the scene upon the activation of the residential More...

Speaker to discuss “Zika” at CPOA meeting

Bruce Polsky, MD, Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Winthrop- University Hospital, will be the guest speaker for a “ZIKA Virus” informational lecture at Garden City’s CPOA (Central Properly Owners Association) meeting on Tue More...

Sports

VILLAGE SPORTS

Amusement Park Tickets Now Available The Garden City Recreation Department will this year again be offering discount tickets to area amusement parks. Tickets can be purchased at the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue. More...

GCHS athletes to hold “Girl Empowerment Day”

Garden City High School Junior Athletes will be holding a girl empowerment sports day on Friday, September 2nd from 3:30-6:30PM. (Thunderstorm rain date will be October 10th). More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

Our Polarizing Election

I’ve been around for many presidential campaigns (I actually remember the 1960 Kennedy-Nixon race pretty well), but I don’t think that I ever remember a race as personal as the one we’re having now. More...