Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving wins 18th consecutive county championship

The Girls Varsity Swimming and Diving team took top honors this weekend defeating rivals Long Beach, Bellmore-Merrick, and Manhasset to claim their 18th consecutive County Championship. Garden City finished first with 515 points, Long Beach took second (440), and Bellmore-Merrick (362) was third. Strong swims and personal best times dominated the entire weekend with 30 girls qualifying for finals. Sophomore […]

Raises for eight employees approved by Village Board

Pending approval from the Civil Service Employees’ Association (CSEA) labor union, with which the Village of Garden City has been unable to reach a new labor contract for over three and a half years, eight municipal employees will be receiving significant “step increases” as approved last Thursday. The Village Board of Trustees took a most unusual step with its published […]

Ring Road hotel hearing continues Nov. 17

Early November brought quiet and minor clarifications to one public hearing at Village Hall, after an October 20 meeting where Garden City residents and other Long Islanders raised challenges to the looming application for a Marriott Residence Inn hotel. Before that comes up to the municipal processes of approval, zoning changes at the local level are required to permit hotel […]

Village explains raises, CSEA has more questions

How and why the village decided to put forth raises for eight employees at the Thursday, November 3 meeting continues to be a topic this week, as the CSEA did not see the move as positively as the village has presented it. Midway through Board of Trustees’ review of the consent calendar, Deputy Mayor Richard Silver, who has been involved […]


Veterans Day Ceremony

The Garden City Chamber of Commerce is again holding the “Adopt a Lamppost for the Holidays” program. For a donation of $125 residents and businesses can “adopt” a pole and decorate it as desired. Proceeds of the program will be distributed a local charity of your choice. This is the kind of homegrown event that makes Garden City a charming […]

Help needed for Thanksgiving

To the Editor: On Thursday, November 24th, Thanksgiving Day, we will be preparing and delivering hot meals to homebound senior citizens, coordinating this program from our home. Last year we provided over 450 meals and we expect to be doing the same this year. We are in need of donations of desserts, individual non-carbonated beverages, mini loaves of bread or […]

Veterans Day Ceremony

Everyone in Garden City is invited to celebrate Veterans on Friday November 11. A bell will strike at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to once again honor our veterans, for that was the moment when the end of World War I occurred. A brief ceremony will be conducted, beginning at 10:45 AM Friday, November […]

EPOA meeting November 15th

The EPOA will host a public meeting on Tuesday, November 15th at 7:30PM at the Senor Center on Golf Club Lane. The meeting will also cover current topics affecting the community and will provide residents the opportunity to comment on these topics and to raise other issues of general interest. There will be reports on a variety of issues from […]

Wall Street comes to the Garden City Hotel

Manhattan’s Financial District has come to Long Island with a replica of the renowned “Charging Bull” statue now standing in front of the Garden City Hotel. The sculpture is on loan from the private collection of Morris Moinian,who is the owner of the Hotel. The sculpture is one of five replicas fabricated by artist, Arturo Di Modica, who is responsible […]

WPOA to meet on Nov. 15

The Western Property Owners Association (WPOA) will hold a general meeting on Tuesday, November 15, at 7:30 PM at the Homestead School, 2 Homestead Avenue. All residents of the Western Section of Garden City are encouraged to attend. The guest speaker will be Village Administrator Ralph Suozzi, who will update residents on Village matters, including the planned Streetscape improvements to […]