June 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

A mea culpa

We’d like to apologize for publishing the wrong date for the Belmont Festival last week on this page. More...

Garden City Welcomes Dana DiCapua

Garden City Public Schools is pleased to welcome Ms. Dana DiCapua as Assistant Superintendent for Business. Ms. DiCapua, who will begin her work in the district on July 1st, is replacing Mr. Al Chase who is retiring after seven years of service. Ms. More...

Estates POA honors two members

The Property Owners’ Association of Garden City Estates (Estates POA) recently honored two of its most dedicated and longest serving members, Jerie Newman and Mike Holland, for their contributions to the Estates section as well as the entire Vi More...

Sports

Yankees win Junior Division championship

The Yankees Won the GCAA Junior Division Baseball Championship this past Saturday - beating the Redsox 12-2. The Yankees gained a spot in the Championship game by besting the Phillies in a epic 12 inning playoff game. More...

Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament draws 120 teams

The Garden City youth lacrosse program and the Jay Gallagher Memorial Foundation hosted the 15th annual Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament on June 15th and June 16. More...

Coach Tom Flatley elected to the Hall of Fame

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has announced the election of veteran Garden City High School football and lacrosse coach Tom Flatley. More...

Belmont Festival rescheduled for June 28

The Belmont Festival Committee is pleased to announce the rescheduling of the 16th annual Belmont Festival in Garden City for Friday evening, June 28 from 6-10 p.m. More...

Village on trial in housing discrimination suit

Did the Village of Garden City discriminate against minorities when it rezoned a piece of property on County Seat Drive in 2004? That is a question being decided by U.S. District Court Judge Arthur D. More...

Recreation needs assessment presentation

Questionnaire results will be presented by the village’s survey consultant, Ananda Mitra, Ph.D. and President of Management Learning Laboratories, On Monday June 24, 2013 at 7:30 PM in the Village Hall Board room. More...

School

Middle School students excel on National Spanish Exam

Congratulations to eighth grade world language students in Mrs. Linardos’, Mrs. Porter’s, and Mrs. Scarola’s classes who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2013 National Spanish Examination. More...

GC Middle School learns about “the dark side of the sun”

The Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation presented their annual sun safe assembly to 6th graders of the Middle School on Thursday, May 23rd. Mrs. More...

High school sophomores win international haiku contest

On Saturday, June 8, high school sophomores Bobby Menges and Jamie Silk were honored at an Awards Assembly at the United Nations International School (UNIS) for their winning entries in the 2013 Student Haiku Contest, jointly sponsored by the Permane More...

Letters

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Dear Ladies & Gentlemen, I have been very disappointed with the services provided to senior citizens in Garden City. More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

The surveillance program - A case of trust

The recent revelation that the Obama Administration has been collecting tens of millions of phone records in the United States under an order of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), including both sides of telephone conversation (but, su More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYOR’ S OF F ICE

Appointment of Village historian

I am pleased to announce that at last night’s Board of Trustees Meeting, I appointed Suzanne Alvey as the Historian for the Village of Garden City. More...