February 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

POAs: We Welcome Challenge Elections

After last week’s primary elections, the Village’s Property Owner’s Associations (POAs) have spent the past week reviewing the components of the elections. More...

School

GC Middle School Employee At Hofstra’s Presidential Debate

Even though the election occurred a little over two months ago, the memories of being part of the audience for the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University will last a lifetime for Garden City Middle School employee Angela Brillantino. More...

Catching Up With FLES At Stewart School

Students in second grade have been busy learning the numbers in Spanish from 1 to 31 to apply in our calendar unit. More...

GCMS Principal To Be Honored

Dr. Peter Osroff, principal of Garden City Middle School will be honored as a 2013 Nassau BOCES Education Partner for being one of most influential people in public education in Nassau County during a gala on March 21st. More...

Letters

Professional Firefighters Speak Out

To the Editor: Your Professional Firefighters have been without a contract since May 31, 2009. In 2008 - 2009 we accepted a 2% salary increase to assist the village through hard economic times. More...

An Accident Waiting To Happen

To the Editor: When is the speeding in our Village going to stop? Most mornings during the week, at 6:30 am, I am driving on Stewart Avenue heading East towards the Garden City Hotel. More...

View From Here

The View From Here . . .

Young Robert came back from Tulane to help me with my annual Super Bowl Party last weekend, which has been a tradition in our household since he was seven. More...

School District To Begin Budget Work Sessions

By Stephanie Petrellese Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Feirsen set the stage for the school district’s series of budget work sessions that begin next week by discussing Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal for state aid. More...

Franklin Avenue Bank Robbed

The Garden City Police Department and the Nassau County Police Department Robbery Squad report the details of a bank robbery that occurred on Wednesday, January 30 at 7:05 p.m. in Garden City. More...

GC School Superintendent’s Contract Extended

The Garden City Board of Education unanimously approved a five-year contract extension for Superintendent Dr. Robert Feirsen at a special meeting held prior to the board’s work session on February 5th. More...

Community

A Word From The Publisher

As we go to press, Long Island is bracing for a large winter storm on Friday afternoon. Predictions as to theamount of snow are highly varied, so we have our fingers crossed that it won’t be too bad a wallop. More...

Parent Reminder: Kindergarten Registration

If they have not already done so, Garden City Public Schools reminds parents of students entering kindergarten in September, 2013, to register their child as soon as possible at the primary school the child will be attending. More...

Historical Society Art Show Begins February 10

The Garden City Historical Society will hold its 7th Annual Professional Art Show, “Garden City in Art: a Mixed Media Exhibit,” at The Garden City Historical Society Museum, 109 Eleventh Street, February 10-17, 2013. More...

Sports

Garden City Wrestlers Qualify For Counties

Garden City Varsity wrestlers entered into the County Qualifier held at Wantagh High School this past Saturday in a very tough position. More...

GCAA Playoff Grids 2013

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Village Sports

FRANKENWEENIE TO SHOW ON FEBRUARY 19TH Garden City’s Department of Recreation and Parks will present a showing of the movie “Frankenweenie” at St. Paul’s Cluett Hall on Tuesday, February 19. Showtime will be 1 p.m. More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYOR’S OFFICE

SHOP AND DINE IN GARDEN CITY

From time to time I have utilized this column to remind residents that we are fortunate to have a very viable business community in our Village which offers great products, attentive customerservice and enjoyable dining experiences.With St. More...