Board Hears Lighthouse, Village Development New



By Stephanie Petrellese Development plans, both locally and county-wide, were topics of discussion at the August 13th meeting of the Garden City Board of Trustees. Many trustees appeared pleased with plans for a mixed retail and residential development at the corner of Seventh Street and Franklin Avenue, and final site plan approval was granted in a vote of 7 to […]

Underground Tunnel Remains Mystery



By Stephanie Petrellese A recent cave-in at the Cherry Valley Club remains a mystery. Photo Credits: William Bellmer A recent cave-in at the Cherry Valley Club on Rockaway Avenue has unearthed what was apparently once an underground structure and at the same time has unleashed the imaginations of more than a few Village history buffs who are still seeking the […]

Residents Protest Village Code Amendments



By Stephanie Petrellese Garden City residents packed the Village Hall boardroom last Thursday evening at a meeting of the Garden City Board of Trustees to ensure their voices were heard on several proposed amendments to the Village Code. Sanitation Removal Fee Adjourned A large group of those who attended live in multiple dwellings within the Village and were upset with […]

School District StrivingTo Improve



By Stephanie Petrellese Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Feirsen was given only a few minutes to bask in the glow of the school district’s latest accolade before he was called upon to acknowledge that the district cannot rest on its laurels at the August 11th meeting of the Garden City Board of Education. The superintendent announced that Garden City was […]

Garden City Benefit Bash



Lord & Taylor will host a Benefit Bash in support of local Garden City charitable organizations on Tuesday, November 3, 2009. The exclusive shopping event will be held at the Lord & Taylor store at 1200 Franklin Avenue in Garden City, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The event will give non-profit organizations the opportunity to raise thousands of dollars in […]

DWI Crackdown Planned



Police Commissioner Ernest J. Cipullo announces that during the period of August 21st through September 7th, to coincide with the Labor Day Holiday Season, the Garden City Police Department will be participating in the statewide Stop DWI initiative Over the Limit, Under Arrest. Commissioner Cipullo states “The aim of this initiative to inform motorists of all vehicles including motorcycles and […]

National Night Out At The Pool



On August 4, Garden City Police Detective Richard Pedone, along with the Garden City Recreation Department participated in the National Night Out Program at the Garden City Community Park. National Night Out is a program that is conducted in communities throughout the country. It is a program where the police interact with the community to discuss ways the community and […]

Hannon Votes “No” On Motor Vehicle Fee Hikes



All New Yorkers that drive a car, a truck, a motorcycle, an ATV, or a boat will be paying more as the latest round of massive tax and fee hikes approved by Democrats in Albany take effect next month. “Every month brings a new round of tax hikes that were forced upon hard working Long Islanders, ” said Senator Kemp […]

Garden City Senior News

Garden City Retired Men's Club Calendar Of Events

The Garden City Retired Men’s Club is a non-profit membership organization formed in April 1961 for the purpose of providing educational and recreational activities for the retired male senior citizens of the Garden City Community. The organization is non-sectarian and non-political. All retired men 55 years or older residing in the Incorporated Village of Garden City, in the state of […]

Senior Exercise At The Lutheran Church



Co-ed senior exercise classes will begin again at the Lutheran Church, 420 Stewart Ave, Garden City on Wednesday, Sept. 23. All are welcome!! Join friends/make new ones on Mondays-Wednesdays-Fridays from 10-11 a.m. Designed for mature adults to enhance flexibility, balance, strength and endurance, exercises address the various needs and abilities of participants. Wear comfortable clothing, sneakers and bring light hand […]