Historical Society To Hold Annual Meeting



The Garden City Historical Society’s Annual Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 25, 2012, at 7 p.m. at the Historical Society Museum, 109 Eleventh Street. All members and interested residents are invited to attend. Garden City Mayor Donald T. Brudie will install new Board trustees and reinstate returning officers and trustees. The agenda will include special congratulations to Laura Melone […]

School Board Holds Last Meeting Of School Year



Students and faculty are recognized for their achievements at every Garden City Board of Education meeting, but the list is usually the longest at the last meeting of the school year. Tuesday night was no exception as students gathered in the Garden City High School library with their families and guests. This year, however, before the smiles several school board […]

Hit And Run Suspect Sought



A Garden City mother wrote to The Garden City News this week to request help in finding a driver who struck her son while he was riding his bicycle and then drove off. According to the mother, on June 14th at 2 p.m. her son was riding his bicycle at the corner of Country Club Drive and 11th Street when […]

Time For A Change



To the Editor: Bravo Denise & Dayna! Congratulations to Dayna for the incredible success! Thank you for stepping up to share your story with the community. You gave me the courage to now tell mine and I hope that others will come forward as well. Special Education reform is imperative in this village and the only way it will change […]

Vote For Scatturo



To the Editor: Frank Scatturo has qualifications and ability to be our Representative in the House. He has an exceptional educational background and the practical work experience to enable him to deal effectively with the issues at hand. It’s about time we have a person who is capable of understanding the legislation and who comprehends the nature of the position. […]

A Word From The Publisher



Just before press time we learned that the Garden City Hotel has been sold. While no details of the sale have as yet been made public, the hotel buyer is said to be a Manhattan real estate developer, the Fortuna Realty Group. The hotel has been owned by the Nelkin family since 1979 and has been a great asset to […]

Stratford Has Multiple Perfect Scores In Math Olympiad



Each year the Math Olympiad serves over 150,000 students on nearly 5,000 teams nationally and about 50,000 students on 2,000 teams in over 30 different countries. Since 1979, it has provided challenging, thought-provoking problems that stretch the abilities of students in grades 4 – 8 while strengthening their foundation for both assessment tests and more advances studies. Students from Stratford […]

The View From Here . . .



The recent executive order by President Obama that in effect legalizes the status of 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who came here as children puts a new important issue on the table in this presidential season. Obviously there are numerous potential lines of attack by the Mitt Romney campaign against this decision by the President. Procedurally, Mr. Obama’s bypass of Congress, […]

Receives Maloney Scholarship



The Garden City Student Aid and Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce that Franklin E. Dickinson III has been selected as the 2012 recipient of the Fund’s Julia Maloney Scholarship. Franklin is the fifteenth Garden City High School senior to receive this prestigious award. The scholarship was made possible by a generous bequest of the late Julia Maloney, an elementary […]

Brothers And GCHS Students Sponsor Blood Drive



Jake and Bobby Menges, students at Garden City High School, are sponsoring a Blood Drive at their house on Monday, July 9 from 2-8pm at 27 Hilton Avenue. The Long Island Blood Services Bloodmobile will park in their driveway. Bobby is a pediatric cancer survivor, and the recipient of regular and numerous blood transfusions. “Giving blood is a great cause. […]