Irish Dancers entertain for St. Patrick’s Day

Dancers from the Doherty Petri School if Irish Dancing have been busy this March entertaining crowds at local pubs, restaurants, country clubs and St. Patrick’s Day parties and events throughout Long Island, Westchester and Connecticut.

School tax levy hike of 1.35% sought for next year

At its February meeting the Garden City Board of Education discussed anticipated administrative and capital components of the 2017- 2018 school year budget, which as constituted includes a tax levy hike of 1.35 percent, the maximum allowed under this year’s tax cap. Last year Garden City’s levy was 1.26 percent, under a maximum 1.54 percent allowed. The district explains that […]

Rethinking college admissions at GCPL

The highly competitive college admissions process is a constantly evolving effort, often leaving high school students and their families feeling harried and anxious for months if not years leading up to schools’ ultimate decisions. But at a free seminar this coming Monday, March 20 at 6:45pm in the Garden City Public Library, professional admissions advisor Michael Binder will attempt to […]

Andy Foundation, Rec Comm ponder future of Yard Sale

The annual Andy Foundation Yard Sale, which draws mass community support and substantial fundraising for charity, will be held on Saturday, May 13 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Fieldhouse at St. Paul’s. But with fees rising for the rental of the prime and now renovated recreational facility, talk has turned to the future of the event in […]


Fee increases too high

We hope the Village of Garden City reconsiders its decision to start greatly increasing the rental fees that local charities must pay to use village facilities such as St. Paul’s for their events. Charities such as The Andy Fund, the Mollie Biggane Foundation and the Jay Gallagher Foundation are homegrown groups that do a lot of good and have considerable […]

A great leader

To the Editor: My husband and I are writing this letter so that we can publicly thank Nicholas Episcopia for his remarkable tenure as Mayor of Garden City. Nick Episcopia was always there for the people of our Village and as a leader, he accomplished so much! For example, with the help of his team and the support of residents, […]

Mobility Impaired Committee Meeting

The Mobility Impaired Committee will meet on Monday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Old Senior Center at 108 Rockaway Avenue (next to St Paul’s) to hear an update on GC Pool 2017, and attend to a number of concerns expressed to the committee over the winter. Please come to the meeting and express your concerns impacting the physically […]

Village Election Tuesday, March 21

The annual Village Election will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 12 Noon until 9:00 p.m. at Village Hall, 351 Stewart Avenue. Registered Village residents will be voting for the following candidates: • Mayor – 2 Years – Brian C. Daughney • Trustee – 2 Years – Mark A. Hyer • Trustee – 2 Years – Stephen S. […]

Nassau County DA to speak at Ethical Humanist Society

On Sunday, March 26, from 11 am to noon, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas will speak at the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island on the topic “A Modern Approach to Doing Justice.” Ms. Singas will focus on recently established units with the District Attorney’s office that dedicate special resources to protecting vulnerable communities. She will specifically highlight the […]

LIRR third track press conference

On Friday, March 24th the Town of Hempstead, along with the villages of Garden City, New Hyde Park and Floral Park, will host a press conference beginning at Noon in front of New Hyde Park Village Hall on Jericho Turnpike and New Hyde Park Road regarding the proposed third track for the Long Island Railroad. The Village of Garden City […]