Board of Education President William Holub congratulates a member of the Class of 2020.

GCHS holds 68th commencement to honor Class of 2020

Garden City High School conducted its 68th annual commencement to celebrate and graduate the Class of 2020. Two ceremonies were held on July 21 at Warren King Field, where grads received their diplomas while families watched from a distance or online. For Principal Kevin Steingruebner, who served as the master of ceremonies for the day, it was his first year […]

Attendees at the Ladies Night Out bag designing program with their creations.

The Welcoming Club of Garden City

What’s New The club held a Ladies Night Outside event on Tuesday evening where attendees made their very own monogrammed tote bags! Special thanks to How Cute is That for taking us through the bag-designing process and making it a really fun night for everyone. The Baubles & Bubbly event on Wednesday night was a hit! Guests were invited to […]

Jason Wotman, owner of Mighty Quinn’s restaurant

New restaurant to open on Franklin Avenue

Mighty Quinn's BBQ to open this week

New restaurant Mighty Quinn’s BBQ is opening in Garden City at 829 Franklin Avenue in the middle of next week, after delays due to the pandemic put the restaurant’s spring opening on hold. On Sunday, August 9 the restaurant will hold its official (physically distanced, masks sorn) Grand Opening celebration  to be held outdoors along Kellum Lane (the side street […]

Sign which says Garden City Casino

Future of Garden City Casino remains in question


As of the start of August, there will be just five months left on the current license agreement for use of The Garden City Casino (Tennis and Social Club) at 51 Cathedral Avenue, as its license agreement with the Village of Garden City is due to expire on January 5, 2021. Last September the Village Board of Trustees requested proposals […]

library books on shelves

Due to storm Library will offer additional hours

Due to the effects of Tropical Storm Isaias, the Garden City Public Library will be open additional hours for  cooling, device charging, and wifi if available. Days and times are as follows:  Thursday, August 6, 930-6; Friday, August 7, 930-5; Saturday, August 8, 930-1. Beginning August 10, weekly hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 930-7, Wednesday and Friday 930-5, Saturday 930-1.   […]

Garden City Residents and Elected Officials standing L to R: RoseAnn Vernice (WPOA President), Town Councilman Tom Muscarella, Town Councilman Dennis Dunne, Sr., Town Clerk Kate Murray, Richard Corrao (ReVAMP President), Alaine Lawlor (ReVAMP), Nassau County Legislator Laura Schaefer and John Cantwell (ReVAMP). Photo by Thomas Stanwood/Town of Hempstead

Neighbors to MTA: Take down Monster Poles

ReVAMP (Resident Voters Against Monster Poles) organized a community gathering on July 25th at Strawberry Fields, a children’s park in the Village of Garden City. With giant, unsightly 120-foot utility poles standing as the new backdrop for Strawberry Fields, and for much of this suburban community that neighbors the Long Island Rail Road’s Main Line, residents of Garden City and […]

Virus cases linked to GCHS

Garden City Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kusum Sinha announced in an email blast on July 26th that four members of the community who attended Garden City High School’s socially distanced graduation ceremonies on July 21st subsequently tested positive for Covid-19. Dr. Sinha first alerted the community about infections on July 25th with the information that a teacher and student who […]

PPE costs for dental practices are a big expense 


In the new age of the Coronavirus pandemic, dental offices, like many other businesses, must take all the necessary precautions to help prevent the spread of the virus. Some of those precautions include wearing personal protective equipment when dealing with patients in the office. In order to recoup a portion of the out-of-pocket costs for the PPE, dental practices have […]

Cadet Kelsey Vianese, outstanding ROTC Cadet, Hofstra University

DAR presents ROTC Award to Hofstra Cadet

The Colonel Aaron Ogden Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), Carla Hall D’Ambra, Regent, was pleased to recognize  an outstanding ROTC Cadet at Hofstra University recently. Chapter National Defense Chair Maggie Louise Rider represented the chapter and presented a gold medal, certificate and $25 award to Cadet Kelsey Vianese. In view of the general shut down arising […]

News From the Children’s Room

Contactless EXPRESS Pickup continues with expanded hours on Monday through Thursday from 10AM to 6PM and 10AM to 5PM on Friday. The Library has also expanded in-Library browsing hours on Monday through Friday from 11AM  to 5PM. The Library has summer reading materials available for Kindergarten – 5th grade in the Children’s Room.   If we do not have the […]