park programs ongoing



Our Park Programs are in full swing and open to children ages 6-14. Our park directors Rich, Kristian, Greg, Anthony, Brad, and Ryan have planned games, field days and trips for residents of the Village to enjoy. We also have “make and take it” Arts and Crafts for ages 6-12 in each park at 10 a.m. Please visit our parks […]

At The Pool



Tuesday night movie On Tuesday, July 17, our feature film will be “Happily N’Ever After “. Inspired by the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tales, this comedy explores what would happen if the balance of good and eveil were upset in Fairy Tale Land. When the Wicked Stepmother takes control, Cinderella’s fairy tale becomes totally fractured in this hilarious take on […]

GCAA Spring Season Baseball



The spring 2007 GCAA baseball season for the junior league (13 – 15 year old) was exciting, challenging and most important, lots of fun for all. The GCAA and managers did a great job in the draft by selecting teams that were fair and well balanced. The regular season 1st place team was the Red Sox, 2nd place went to […]

Garden City Basketball – Time to Register



Visit www.gardencitybasketball.org 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 […]

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 www.gccentennialsoccer.org and select the “online intramural registration” link. Registrations received after July 31st will be […]

GC Connie Mack Baseball Team Improves Their Record to 9 Wins Game 10:



Garden City – 9 LI Astros (Team# 2) – 2 With a combination of strong pitching and good hitting Garden City took the first game of an afternoon doubleheader against the LI Astros on Sunday, July 1st at Herricks High School with a final score of 9 – 2. Mike Mancusi and Terri Curtin controlled the pitching for Garden City […]

Resident Leads Effort To To Bring Lacrosse To Innner City



Jonathon Watras of Garden City leads young Morgan Stanley group in an effort to bring lacrosse to the inner city. These young people have established a team in Rockaway,Queens for economically challenged 12 year olds. They will be playing in the Hofstra Lacrosse Tournament, July 21 at Hofstra. They are the Rockaway Sports Project. They are in need of all […]

Boy’s 2007 Fall Soccer Late Registration



Boy’s GCAA Soccer registration deadline for the fall program was June 30 th. Registrations received after June 30 th will be accepted based on space and availability and is subject to a $25.00 late fee. Players in grades K through 6 th who attend school or live in Garden City are eligible to participate. The season will run on Saturday […]

Letters To The Editor



Puzzled At Rejection To The Editor: To resurrect St. Paul’s school to its formal glory and to employ the process in the best interest of the community, two committees were created. One was the Village Board Committee charged in selecting the best proposal for the community from aesthetic and financial aspects. The second committee appeared ad hoc and named itself […]

The View From Here . . .



By Bob Morgan, Jr. Over this very warm post-holiday weekend, I have been reading Mike Vaccarro’s new book, 1941 The Greatest Year in Sports (Doubleday 2007). The book has been very hard to put down. As Vaccarro compellingly demonstrates throughout his narrative, 1941 was a momentous year, and not just in sports. Hitler had extended his domination throughout Europe and […]