Residents Concerned With St. Paul’s Process



Despite assurances from the Garden City Board of Trustees that there will be ample opportunity provided for public input on the St. Paul’s issue, a handful of weary and distrustful residents once again expressed concern with the process being followed to decide the future of the Historic Main Building at St. Paul’s. The Board was once again called upon at […]

The Change of Seasons



Once again Village crews have been making their rounds in the Village collecting an estimated 21,000 cubic yards of leaves. At the Village Yard, these leaves are turned into mulch and are available cost free for use by residents. The other project is the placement of holiday lights on the Village Green in preparation of the Village=s Annual Tree Lighting […]

Time For A Mediator



The contract dispute between the Garden City School District and the Garden City Teachers’ Association has taken a new turn as both sides have agreed to seek assistance from a mediator. For the third month in a row, a large group of teachers attended the Garden City Board of Education meeting to silently show their support for resolution to the […]

A Word From The Publisher



We hope all of our readers are enjoying a pleasant weekend with their friends and family. As this paper was produced on a shortened deadline due to the holiday, it is one of the smaller issues of the season. Still, we hope readers take note that the GCHS Girls Field Hockey team is now the state champion. Congratulations, girls! + […]

Committee To Save St. Paul’s Updates Community On Proposal



The Committee to Save St. Paul’s will continue its dialogue with the community at a second presentation of its proposal for the redevelopment of the Historic St. Paul’s Main Building on Tuesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m. at Stewart School, corner of Stewart Avenue and Clinton Road. The committee recognizes that while St. Paul’s is located in the center of […]

GCPD Reminder On School Bus Safety



The Garden City Police Department has recently received inquiries from parents regarding school bus safety. According to the New York State Vehicle & Traffic Law it is illegal to pass a school bus when it is stopped and has its red lights flashing. This means that any vehicle that is traveling on the same road as the school bus (i.e. […]

Breakfast With Santa And Mrs. Claus



J.P. McGeever’s Pub presents “Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus.” This event will be on Saturday, December 2nd from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 273 Nassau Blvd., Garden City, 516-486-8929. This special event is always a huge success with a delicious hot breakfast buffet and holiday tunes also Santa will be giving each child a present. The proceeds will […]

Board Of Trustees News



The following issues were also addressed at the November 16th Garden City Board of Trustees meeting: After some discussion, the Board voted to award a bid to Harris Miniature Golf Courses, Inc. for $462,100 to renovate the mini-golf course at Community Park. The course will be upgraded with 18 holes, new landscaping and water features, and provide revenue to the […]

WPOA Seeks Applicants



The Western Property Owners Association (WPOA) is seeking applicants for the positions of Officers and Directors. Terms will begin in April 2007. Being an officer or director of the WPOA requires a minimal amount of time, but gives the participants the satisfaction of being involved in Village issues. Residents of the Western Section of the Village who are interested in […]

Added Attraction For Village Tree Lighting



Kingsley Bear (courtesy of Kings Supermarket) will return to interact with the youngsters at the Garden City Chamber of Commerce’s 52nd annual Village Tree L ighting Ceremony on Sunday, December 3, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Village Gazebo. Kingsley will join Santa Claus, the Village Music Makers and the Garden City High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble at this traditional community event […]