GCHS National Merit Scholarship Commended Students



School Board Focuses On Student Safety Initiatives



A discussion of the efforts being made to provide students in Garden City public schools with a safe, secure and supportive learning environment was the focus of Tuesday evening’s Garden City Board of Education work session. “We do a great deal to provide students with a safe, secure and supportive learning environment,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Feirsen. “I […]

GCHS Trojans Take Long Island Championship



A Word From The Publisher



Congratulations to the Garden City High School teams which have recently won championships. In addition to the boys varsity football team, which is featured on the front page for winning the Long Island championship, the boys cross country team also won its Long Island championship and the girls tennis team won the county championship. Garden City has always had a […]

Remembering Dad



To the editor: I would like to express my sincere gratitude for the sympathy and support I have received since the passing of my father John L. Kordes on November 8th. The overwhelming number of cards, letters and phone calls have been a source of comfort to me during this difficult time. So many residents remember my dad from Arista […]

Largest Crowd Ever At Village Tree Lighting Ceremony



GC East Announces Candidate



The elected members of the Garden City East Nominating Committee have unanimously nominated Dennis Donnelly, current Trustee from the East, to the Village’s Board of Trustees for a new two-year term. Joseph Moody, chairperson of the Committee, said that Trustee Donnelly’s long involvement in Village government and deep knowledge of Village issues was key to making him the unanimous choice […]

The View From Here . . .



Negotiations on the fiscal “cliff” are proceeding, with the outcome anyone’s guess. To review the situation, if no legislation is passed by year end, all of the tax reductions passed under the administration of George W. Bush will expire, raising taxes on both middle income and wealthier taxpayers. In addition, the reduction in payroll taxes enacted two years ago will […]

Eglevsky Ballet Production Of “The Nutcracker”



For 50 years the Eglevsky Ballet has enriched the Long Island Community through the presentation and training of ballet. This year the Eglevsky Ballet brings excitement to Long Island in the form of the production of The Nutcracker choreographed by distinguished choreographer Lazlo Berdo. Performances take place at Tillis Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Greenvalle on […]

Stratford Students Collect Toys For Tots