Village Sports

amusement park tickets now on sale

The Recreation Department has reserved tickets on consignment for some of the best amusement parks in our area. These tickets can be purchased at any time this summer in the Recreation Office in Village Hall and are good for any time this season. Cash or check will be accepted. here is a list of the tickets we have and their […]

Pre-K Centennials “Sea Turtles” Finish A Great Season!

¡Congratulations to the Sea Turtles who enjoyed their first experience in Centennials Soccer. The Sea Turtles began the season learning the basics and how to play as a team. They played hard and had a great time each week! Thanks to all the parents who helped volunteer throughout the season.

At The Pool

Tuesday night movie On Tuesday, July 10, our feature film will be “Open Season”. This movie is rated PG, and has a running time of 99 minutes, and will be shown in the Picnic Area beginning at 8:30 p.m. Admission to the movie is $1 for all Pool Members, and $2 for non-resident guests of members. Please note that Garden […]

Centennial Soccer News

It’s Time To Register for Fall Soccer! Registrations are now being accepted for the Centennial Spring Soccer Program. The program is open to girls entering Kindergarten in September through 9th grade. Girls’ games are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register by visiting the and select the “online intramural registration” link. Registrations received after July 31st will be […]

Garden City Basketball Time To Register

Visit to sign-up for the 2007-2008 season. The registration fee is still $50. Paper applications may be obtained from our website, St. Paul’s-Cluett Hall, the Island Garden, and/or the village of Garden City Recreation Office. Please register now and help us plan how many uniforms and how much equipment we’ll need for the season. The focus of Garden City […]

Thank You For Sponsorship To the Editor:

The Garden City Community Council on Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention would like to thank the following for their generous contributions to the 2nd Annual Promapalooza: Adelphi Deli, Culinary Heights, DC-3 Deli, Garden City Deli, La Bottega, Manor Deli, Pellegrini Meats, Prime Meats, Town Meat Market, Hengstenberg’s Florist, Hicks Nurseries, Key Food, Kings, Party City, Carle Place; Stop & Shop, […]

The View From Here . . .

By Bob Morgan, Jr. This week marks the 231st anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, a document that heralded broad new theories of equality as well as a new requirement for governing – that it should only be done with the consent of the governed. It is always a good thing to reflect on the courage of the men who […]

From The Mayor’s Office

By Peter A. Bee FOURTH OF JULY I am pleased to report that this year was a safe one for our Village. The Police Department has reported that it was a very quiet one and there were no incidents reported. VILLAGE SPOTS AND STOPS WATER CONTAMINATION Quick action by Garden City’s testing laboratory last week identified volatile contaminants in one […]

In Memoriam

George Leslie Nicklin, Jr. MD George Nicklin, Quaker psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and educator, who helped to found numerous educational and professional institutions, including Friends World College, the Westbury Friends School, and the Long Island Psychoanalytic Institute, died June 26 in Medford, NJ. He was 81. Dr. Nicklin lived with his family for 31 years on Butler Place in Garden City. His […]

Hannon Unveils Plan To Overhaul Property Tax System

Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) announced comprehensive legislation to overhaul the property tax system. The New York State Senate passed major property tax reform legislation which could result in the complete elimination of residential school property taxes in school districts that vote to phase out property taxes over five years, with revenue replaced with additional State funding. The New York […]