‘TIS THE SEASON

Brownie Troop 1354 braved the cold weather last Friday to sell Girl Scout cookies to Seventh Street passers-by.

Apartment developer files for tax relief with Nassau IDA


At the Tuesday, March 12 budget work session and school board meeting, Board of Education President Angela Heineman updated Garden City families on the state of the school tax relief sought by developers of 555 Stewart Avenue, who plan to build 150 luxury rental apartments in the easternmost section of the village. Interested community members are asked to circle Thursday, […]

Village ratifies contract with union


In an off-the-agenda move at its Tuesday, February 26 meeting the Garden City Village Board of Trustees accepted a new contract with the CSEA (Civil Service Employees’ Association) Rank and File, the largest contingent of village employees. The new contract runs for the next two years, until 2021, effective retroactively from the expiration of the prior contract several years ago. […]

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Expanding STEM curriculum

We were happy to hear that the Garden City School District is planning to expand the Project Lead The Way program into the Middle School. Project Lead the Way is a sequence of courses that began with a course “Introduction to Engineering Design” in Garden City High School. Over the next several years the curriculum expanded to include courses in […]

Fix our drinking water

To the Editor: To quote the mayor regarding the problem with our drinking water, “we are all taxpayers here and the village is going to spend millions of dollars on this – be prepared as we do need to have our water safe. I am giving this community a head’s up as this is going to cost millions,” Daughney stated. […]

Village Election Day Tuesday, March 19

Voters in Garden City will go to the polls on Tuesday, March 19th, to select a new mayor and members of the Board of Trustees. Candidates On the ballot will be: Title of Term of Name of Office Office Nominees Mayor 2 Years Theresa A. Trouvé Trustee 2 Years Brian C. Daughney Trustee 2 Years Mark A. Hyer Trustee 2 […]

School district discusses demographic trends, housing market


With the 2019-2020 budget deliberations in the ‘hot’ real estate market of Garden City taking shape, the rise in young families, birth rates, the housing and developments in town and long term implications on the schools became the focus for Garden City Public Schools last week. Barbara Graziano of Western Suffolk BOCES presented to the Board of Education at its […]

Budget adds engineering class for Middle School


The Garden City School District is expected to extend an engineering course curriculum into the Middle School next year by funding an additional course in a series in its 2019-2020 budget. The budget, which is just under $118 million, also focuses on technology and teaching integration, and includes a partnership for reading advancement with Teachers College at Columbia University involving […]

Garden City PTA News

Brand New Exclusive Night of the Event Grand Raffle Prize! The Garden City PTA Dinner will be held on March 28, at The Garden City Hotel from 6:30PM – 10:30PM. You can dance the night away to one of Long Island’s favorite bands, The Touch. Enjoy David Burke food including bacon on a clothesline, cedar plank salmon and passed desserts […]

THE OFFICE CAT

Check fraud: On March 7th a Garden City company reported that twelve fraudulent checks, totaling more than $5,000, were written and cashed against their business banking account. Credit card fraud: On March 7th Garden City Police received a report that fraudulent credit card accounts were opened using a resident’s identity. The accounts were subsequently used to make multiple purchases totaling […]