A Word From The Publisher



The following is a guest editorial from the New York Press Association: Spend $25 on September 25th — And Help Preserve Our Downtown What would Garden City be without its downtown? That would have been a theoretical question just a few years ago. But today, it’s real enough to seriously ponder. Times are tough everywhere, but they are especially hard […]

DAR Remembers 9/11



The Colonel Aaron Ogden Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, has announced it will conduct a brief service to remember the victims of the 9/11 attacks. The DAR Service will take place promptly at 12:30pm on September 11th, at the Garden City 9/11 Memorial, a black granite monument which is located at the intersection of Hilton Avenue […]

Scout Troop 56 Remembers 9/11



On Saturday September 11th, the Boy Scouts of Troop 56 will be honoring the memories of those lives lost on 9/11 as well as paying thanks to the emergency responders.  The American Flags that are normally only put up on 7th Street on Federal Holidays will be posted on this day by the Troop.  The Flag program is sponsored by the Garden City […]

WPOA To Discuss St. Paul’s



The next general meeting of the Western Property Owners Association (WPOA) will be held on Wednesday, September 15, at 7:30 p.m. at Homestead School. While the fate of St. Paul’s School has remained unresolved for too many years, it is once again a “hot topic” on the Village agenda. In response to the presentation of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement […]

GC Police Department Back To School Safety Series



This is part-three of the four-part series of articles by the Garden City Police Department addressing Back to School Safety Issues. In the previous two newspaper articles paper we addressed Safe Driving Practices and School Bus Safety. If you missed either of these articles, you can stop by the Garden City Police Department and pick up a copy. This week’s […]

Troop 56 Celebrates 3 New Eagle Scouts



On June 13, 2010 Troop 56 held an Eagle Ceremony at the GC Community Church honoring three inductees: Kenny Parizek, John Albonetti, and Robert Pena. These Eagle Scouts engaged in significant community service activities during the past five years and below is a summary of their respective Eagle Scout Projects. Kenny Parizek – The focus of Kenny’s project was the […]

LOL For Autism



Enjoy an evening of comedy and jazz at St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral and help raise funds for autism on Friday, September 17th as Ellen Karis and Jim Mendrinos, from The Greek Gods of Comedy, and percussive-oriented jazz trio Manhattan Vibes perform. Manhattan Vibes was featured in JazzTimes Magazine’s “2002 Year in Review” issue as a “Top Ten” of the […]

Best-Selling Author To Speak At Adelphi



Adelphi University is pleased to welcome Rick Riordan, author of the New York Times best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series for children. He will deliver the Rita Diamandopoulos Lecture in Literature on Saturday, September 25, 2010, in the Ruth S. Harley University Center’s Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. This ticketed lecture will take place […]

New Appointment At Cathedral



The Very Rev. Theodore Bean, Dean of the Cathedral of the Incarnation, has announced the appointment of Ms. Kristin Ochtera as Coordinator for Christian Formation, Education and Youth Ministry at the Cathedral of the Incarnation effective September 1. Since 2008 Ms. Ochtera has served as Director of Christian Education at the Church of the Ascension in Rockville Centre.  A professional educator, […]

Lady Wilde At Irish Society Meeting



One of the great women of Ireland is hidden in the shadow of her famous son, Oscar Wilde. Who among us hasn’t wanted to be spared the wrinkles of age, as was Wilde’s Dorian Gray, the hero of his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray? His astounding mother, Lady Jane Wilde, will be the subject of the speaker at the […]