September 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School

GC’s Elementary String Ensemble wins gold

Congratulations to Garden City’s Elementary String Ensemble for capturing a Gold rating at this year’s New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Majors Festival held at Hofstra University on May 22nd. More...

Student Activist Grant Available

The Student Activist Grant of the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island is available to Nassau County middle school and high school students who want to create a better world. More...

GC Public Library resumes Sunday hours

Now that school is back in session, the Garden City Public Library is resuming Sunday hours beginning Sunday, September 10, 2017. The Library’s regular hours from Monday through Saturday remain unchanged throughout the year. More...

Letters

Overdose Awareness

To the Editor:   This past August 31 my husband Art and I attended the FED UP! rally in Washington D.C., as we have done since it began in 2013. The rally is to help our nation become aware of the opioid epidemic in our wonderful country. More...

Why no name?

To the Editor:   Please advise why a name was not added to the letter regarding the horse in this week’s edition. Those were some strong words for not putting a name to that. More...

What’s wrong with the meters?

To the Editor:   I just read your article regarding the lack of service, sympathy and common decency on the part of the Garden City water department. I am seeking your help.  More...

Preservationists slam village concept of saving St. Paul's façade

The decision by the Garden City Board of Trustees to place St. More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Back to school, short on sleep

This week Garden City’s public school children started another chapter in their educational journey. We wish them well as they grow and flourish and congratulate their parents for having survived another long summer.  More...

Community Club’s Annual Friendship Luncheon

The Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead will begin their 2017-2018 calendar of events by holding the Annual Friendship Luncheon on Wednesday, September 27, at 12 noon. More...

Sept 11th Service of Prayer and Remembrance

Garden City Community Church September 10, at 3pm   More...

Sports

VILLAGE SPORTS

Registration for Dance Conservancy Classes Begins   More...

GCAA Intramural Basketball online registration now open

GCAA is proud to announce that intramural basketball online registration for the 2017-2018 season is now available at www.gc-aa.com (click basketball, click registration button on home page). More...

GCAA announces tryouts for the Travel Basketball Season

GCAA will be hosting tryouts for Travel Basketball during the weeks of September 25th, October 2nd, and October 9th. The teams will play in the highly competitive Island Garden Super League.  More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

Hurricane Harvey and its lessons

Hurricane Harvey is now history, at least in terms of producing truly torrential rains and massive flooding, although the massive governmental and nongovernmental efforts at cleanup and recovery are just beginning. More...