Covidiots

On Wednesday a group of a couple of dozen protesters stood on Old Country Road in Carl Place with signs demanding that New York State allow closed businesses to reopen. We completely understand the pain that businesses, especially small businesses, feel right now. Our own advertising revenues are a fraction of what they usually are, and we feel terrible about […]

Board balks at St. Paul’s window protection change orders


A very mild winter apparently did not assist contractors trying to seal up the many broken windows at St. Paul’s, as they proposed additional project costs to the village, which were quickly challenged. The Village Board decided to table an agenda item for its April 15 meeting calling for a change order that would drive up costs of the current […]

Marguerite Krejci and Karen Allen of St. Francis Hospital with food donated by Karen's two sons, Brian and Billy Allen, from the generous local eatery Food for Thought. Karen Allen is the Director of Patient Care Experience at St. Francis Hospital and lifelong Garden City resident. Brian currently resides in Seattle, Washington. Billy is a Captain in the United States Army stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. The boys don't forget their hero of a mother even from afar!

A Gift of Love

Marguerite Krejci and Karen Allen of St. Francis Hospital with food donated by Karen’s two sons, Brian and Billy Allen, from the generous local eatery Food for Thought. Karen Allen is the Director of Patient Care Experience at St. Francis Hospital and lifelong Garden City resident. Brian currently resides in Seattle, Washington. Billy is a Captain in the United States […]

The crew at Uncle Bacala’s

GC Meals for Winthrop says thanks to community

“GC Meals has helped [us] keep our doors open during this pandemic. This great program has allowed me to continue to keep my employees employed and keep my customers happy. My employees and I take pride in making meals for the amazing staff at NYU Winthrop.” As Garden City slowly becomes cautiously optimistic that the COVID-19 cases have peaked and […]

Personal Protective Equipment Drive

On Saturday, May 2nd, Nassau County Legislator Laura Schaefer and Town of Hempstead Councilman Tom Muscarella, along with the Garden City School District, the Garden City Fire Department and Mad Men Barbershop, will be holding a Personal Protective Equipment drive at Garden City High School. They will be collecting packaged, unopened bulk quantities of gloves, masks, sanitizer, shoe covers, face […]

Seawanhanka Corinthian Yacht Club is another core contributor of meals

Update on Operation Feed the Front

The Cathedral of the Incarnation continues to coordinate nutritious and delicious meals for our neighbors on the front lines in hospitals and other essential-service centers. Over 6,000 meals have been served so far. Operation Feed the Front is now providing hundreds of meals a week to front line workers at hospitals in Nassau and Queens counties. Three major club kitchens continue […]

GCHS ranks second in county, 20th in state


The popular U.S. News & World Report rankings for the Best U.S. High Schools for 2020 were released on Tuesday, April 21, covering data for over 24,000 public high schools in the 50 states. Garden City High School is ranked 20th overall in New York State and No. 180 in national rankings, as well as 28th among all New York […]

Protect others, wear your mask

To the Editor: As a physician and resident of Garden City, I am compelled to implore all residents, whether they have symptoms or not, whether they have known exposures or not, to please put the health and welfare of all residents of this community before your own convenience or comfort. In order to protect others, every resident needs to wear […]

Proposed school budget adjusted due to revenue concerns


The Garden City Public Schools’ Board of Education plans on voting to adopt an amended school budget of $120,931,141 for academic year 2020-’21 at its next scheduled meeting on Tuesday evening, May 5.  At the board’s meeting this Tuesday, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kusum Sinha explained an increase in the budget-over-budget increase projected for next school year, which since the […]

Junior Girl Scouts Elizabeth Ryan and Ella Pocock of Troop 1322 have been devoting their time towards the accomplishment of their Silver Award to build a reusable Hummingbird Garden for the Garden City Bird Sanctuary. Aside from weeding and planting pollinator-attracting flowers in garden beds, they also educated younger troops in the importance of recycling by creating bird feeders from recycled plastic water bottles. By establishing pollinator friendly gardens for animals such as hummingbirds, it not only benefits the environment and community, but the animals who coexist there as well.

Girl Scouts build hummingbird garden

Junior Girl Scouts Elizabeth Ryan and Ella Pocock of Troop 1322 have been devoting their time towards the accomplishment of their Silver Award to build a reusable Hummingbird Garden for the Garden City Bird Sanctuary. Aside from weeding and planting pollinator-attracting flowers in garden beds, they also educated younger troops in the importance of recycling by creating bird feeders from […]