Behind the Camera: The Art of Great Film Directing

Join  Richard Knox on Zoom for  Behind the Camera: the Art of Great Film Directing on Thursday, October 1st at 7PM. By means of video clips from a variety of classic movies, this program will attempt to demonstrate just how essential good direction is to the overall film experience.  Mr. Knox will examine how great directors, past and present, such […]

Painting by Arleen Rueth Urban from a previous art show.

Local artist creates ArtBurst 2020: A Virtual Art Competition

Several months ago, Arleen Rueth Urban PSA, Garden City resident, portrait artist and art instructor at Cluett Hall and the Community Club of Garden City, created her very first virtual art competition and exhibition.  While life changed everyone’s daily activities, Arleen used the time to create her “Covid Collection”.  She utilized her overabundance of spare time and painted  numerous pastel […]

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Cathedral explores the Seven Virtues in online program

The Cathedral of the Incarnation is offering a free weekly online series called “Engaging Christian Virtue: Moving from principles to practice in our life of faith” beginning Wednesday, September 16 at 7:30pm. The eight-week series will be a lively exploration of the classical virtues as a framework for faithful living. Clergy from across the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island will […]

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The Office Cat

Child freed: Garden City Police assisted a parent by safely removing a child accidentally locked inside a vehicle on Sept. 2nd. Elder scam: Police investigated a September 2nd report in which an elderly victim received a phone call from a man claiming to be a lawyer who said the victim’s granddaughter was arrested out of state and required $14,000 for […]

Village resident had over 80,000 bees living in his house


Longtime Garden City resident, Tom Egel, was surprised to find out that he was coexisting with tens of thousands of honeybees in his Kildare Road home. The 91-year-old man said that the bees had taken up residence in a ceiling in his foyer for over forty years. “There had probably been 80 to 90,000 bees living in there from generation […]

GC Schools distribute thousands of computers as schools open


With Garden City schools opening for one of the strangest years ever, the Garden City Board of Education heard a report from the Director of Technology on how the schools are faring with implementing online learning. During a session that was held in the High School auditorium and broadcast over Google Meet on September 9th, Director of Technology Dr. Rita […]

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Children’s Museum opens with many new guidelines in place


Many venues that have been closed across Long Island due to the pandemic are beginning to reopen their doors to the public. Some of those venues include museums, which were part of the state’s Phase 4 plan to reopen, but many had kept their doors shuttered. The Long Island Children’s Museum in Garden City opened their doors to patrons last […]

Garden City students named National Merit Semifinalists

Several Garden City students were named National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Students so designated scored in the top one percent of students who took the PSAT last spring. These students will have the opportunity to continue in the competition for more than $30 million in scholarships to be offered next spring. Local students who were named […]

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GCHS student accepted into robotics engineering program

Diego Andres Cadavid, a freshman at the Garden City High School, will begin attending The Robotics Program offered by the Institute of Merit. This program runs in conjunction with The Institute of Creative Problem Solving for Gifted and Talented Students, located at SUNY/College at Old Westbury, NY. This Robotics program consists of 12 Saturday sessions, starting in September, and continuing […]

Garden City PTA News

Welcome Back, Garden City! #GCSafeAndStrong The Garden City PTA could not be more excited to welcome our students back to school! To make the first days extra special, the PTA arranged for banners, balloon arches, and lawn signs to welcome students back to their buildings after being away for almost six months. We hope everyone had a fantastic first week, […]