SWEET SIXTEEN



Church burglar arrested



Garden City detectives arrested a 48 year old man for allegedly committing twelve church burglaries throughout Garden City and Nassau County during October and November. According to detectives, on Friday, October 7 at 3:25 p.m. William Hepworth, 48, (address unknown) entered St. Anne’s Church located at 35 Dartmouth St., Garden City, pried open four poor boxes and removed an undisclosed […]

Schools present Student Achievement Report



At its work session on Wednesday, November 5, the Garden City Board of Education heard numerous reasons why the school district is outpacing its neighbors in key categories. The district’s annual Student Achievement Report, now in its ninth consecutive year, was billed as a prototype of an “annual shareholder’s report” by the Garden City PTA. But the November 5 meeting […]

Local financial consultant hired for budget work



At its Thursday, November 6 meeting, the village board of trustees voted in favor of adding a specialist to the budget formulation process. The move to add a team player comes as the fiscal year hits its halfway point, six months from starting anew. At the meeting, Steve Ilardi of Meadow Street asked the Village Board about an agenda item […]

College choices highlighted



The annual shareholder’s report – Garden City Schools’ Student Achievement Report – took a turn early on to showcase the district’s presence at prestigious U.S. colleges. At the school board work session on November 5, Director of Guidance Gina Christel told the school board and audience of roughly 25 parents that Garden City’s graduates are shining at top regional colleges. […]

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

The debate begins again

In this week’s issue we feature a photo tour of the historic St. Paul’s main building on page 32. The tour highlighted the beautiful architectural details in the building’s rooms and the guests also saw renderings of possible uses of the property. In the letters to the editor section of this page we also hear from Brian Daughney, a member […]

O P / E D

Legal fees for plaintiffs in civil rights case?

When the Civil Rights Acts were passed more than a half century ago, Congress provided that a successful party might apply to the court for a reimbursement of counsel fees and expenses from the losing party. The plaintiffs, Mhany Management, Inc. alleging that they have been successful in their claims against Garden City have so far made a claim for […]

St. Paul’s Again



To the Editor: The idea of adapting St Paul’s for some other use is admirable. I for one would like to see some part of the building or façade used (the extent of what we keep is a function of the costs residents would be willing to bear on their Village taxes and adaptability of the space to a use) […]

Candlelight House Tour & Holiday Shopping Boutique



Twigs of Winthrop-University Hospital’s Auxiliary is pleased to invite all to its 40th Annual Golden Goose Gala event to be held on Friday, November 21st and Saturday, November 22nd. The season’s celebration begins with our Holiday Shopping Boutique returning to the Garden City Casino on 6th Street and Cathedral Avenue. Favorite past vendors and exciting newcomers will have merchandise sure […]

Cathedral Choirs in concert