Appeals court hears GC appeal in housing discrimination case

The United States 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on May 29th in the long-running housing discrimination lawsuit over the rezoning of property on Washington Avenue in Garden City. A fair housing group sued Garden City and Nassau County, which owns the property, in 2004 when Garden City zoned the property for residential housing, instead of dense multifamily […]

Zoning Bd approves NHP Rd yoga studio

At its meeting on Tuesday, May 26, the Garden City Zoning Board of Appeals gave a green light to Samudra Yoga, a new center at 62 New Hyde Park Road, the second yoga studio to open in the village. Samudra (which means ocean in Sanskrit) was represented at the meeting by cofounders Melissa and Paul Deraval and Sylvia Erhart. Melissa […]

“East Garden City” name changed

The U.S. Census Bureau announced last week that the area now known as “East Garden City” will be re-designated as part of Uniondale. The area is east of Garden City and contains Roosevelt Field, Museum Row and several new upscale retail and housing developments. Community leaders in Uniondale had objected to the name “East Garden City,” which had been used […]


A story of interest

This week’s issue, like last week’s, is bursting at the seams with news about community groups and events. At this time of year many groups try to get their last items in before summer. Because of the rush of material, some items have been held over until next week. Please be patient – your material will get published! In particular, […]

Get involved in local government

To the Editor: I am a student at Garden City High School and currently a High School Ambassador for the Central Property Owner’s Association (CPOA). Are you a member of your local Property Owner’s Association? Do you contribute dues to the organization that provides a direct link between your family’s concerns and the village board of trustees? No other village […]

A simple solution

To the Editor A simple and inexpensive solution to the Clinton/Steward Avenue intersection without building any new roads or tearing down trees — is as follows: At the north corner of Osborne Road and Clinton Ave, install a traffic light with red, yellow, green lights only. At Clinton and Stewart, install a traffic light with red yellow green and arrow […]

Don’t miss Garden City’s 18th Annual Belmont Festival

Celebrate this year’s much-anticipated Belmont Stakes at Garden City’s 18th annual Belmont Festival today on Seventh Street, between 6-10 p.m. Enjoy featured entertainment, including the young dancers from Broadway Bound. Jerry & The Newcomers, Hungover Blues, Fivestone and New Vintage will provide live music all night long. There will be plenty of activities for the kids too, including free pony […]

Last call for CMF Ladies Tennis Fundraiser

The 7th Annual CMF Tennis Event to benefit Children’s Medical Fund (all proceeds will go directly to the Pediatric Diagnostic Studies part of Cohen Children’s Medical Center) will be held on Friday, June 12th at 12:00 at the Garden City Country Club. The price per player is $75 which includes a buffet lunch at the courts, doubles round robin tennis […]

Aaa rating for Village’s 10-Year general obligation bonds

In a statement released by the Village Board of Trustees, the Village confirmed that it had gone to market with previously approved general obligation bonds during the week of May 19, 2015. The bonds have a 10-year repayment cycle and were rated Aaa. Additionally, Moody’s removed a Negative outlook that had been placed on the last issuance of Village bonds […]