Letters To The Editor

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Does No One Care? To the Editor: There are fourteen homes on Greenridge Avenue in the Village of Garden City that are scheduled to be deeply impacted by the proposed LIRR Third Track Project. The LIRR plans to move fourteen feet closer to our homes. Our homes already shake from the heavy freight trains that the LIRR runs all the […]

A Word From The Publisher

Congratulations to the winner of the Estates Property Owners Association runoff election, Rob Rothschild. As we said last week, the Community Agreement has worked so well for these many decades because it ultimately allows the citizens of a POA the ability to choose their trustees, while minimizing the influence of traditional politics in the process. On another note, we would […]

The View From Here . . .

The passing of the ill-fated Barbaro, winner of the Kentucky Derby, again makes us think of the fragility of life as well as the way that creatures can touch our lives. I have followed thoroughbred racing for years, occasionally visit Saratoga and Belmont (including organizing an annual Belmont Stakes excursion and party) but I certainly do not think of myself […]

From The Mayor’s Office www.Gardencityny.net

By Gerard Lundquist BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING The next regularly scheduled Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, February 1, 2007 has been rescheduled to Thursday, February 8, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. in the Library. That evening will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Library with a public presentation of the Capital and Preliminary Operating Budgets. The Board of Trustees will […]

Library Donates Books To Operation Wounded Warrior

The Garden City Library donated several hundred books to Operation Wounded Warrior this past holiday season. The gently used books were packed and sent along with donations collected by the Garden City Fire Department and other area fire departments. These donations were hand delivered to wounded troops at the Bethesda Naval Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and Camp Lejeune, […]

Rothschild Wins Estates POA Election

Village Trustee incumbent Robert Rothschild was victorious over John A. DeMaro in the January 30th Estates Property Owners’ Association (EPOA) runoff election. The vote was 437 to 197. The 15-member EPOA Nominating Committee had nominated DeMaro for the position and Rothschild had been nominated by a resident. Under the Unified Procedure of the Community Agreement, other candidates can be presented […]

GCHS Senior To VisitWashington As Intel Finalist

Garden City High School Senior Abhinav Rohatgi has been named a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search for his work on the environmental effects of the gasoline additive methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE). Mr. Rohatgi received word that he had been chosen on January 30 during an evening phone call from competition organizers. He said he hopes his research will […]

Trustees Hold Budget Study Sessions

The Garden City Board of Trustees held two budget study sessions on Jan. 25 and 27 to review a first draft of the 2007-2008 tentative Village budget. The tentative 2007-2008 budget totals $54,681,655, an increase of 4.09 percent from the 2006-2007 modified budget. The average home tax increase will be determined once the average home assessment is provided by the […]

“Cooking With Kimberly” At Thursday Luncheon

On Thursday, February 8 Kimberly Pauley will present a program with some cooking tips and some ides for making Pot Pies. Please join us for an afternoon of fun and learning. The program begins at 12 noon in the church parlor and please bring a sandwich for lunch. Dessert and beverage will be provided. The hostesses for the meeting will […]

Resident Honored

Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray (second left) presented Garden City resident Joanna Piazzini with a Distinguished Service Pin in recognition of 25 years of service with town. Piazzini works in the Department of Senior Enrichment. More than 30 town employees from multiple departments were recognized at a special ceremony. Supervisor Murray, who is the sixth supervisor these employees have served […]