Continuing to serve

To the Editor: Since April, I have had the honor of serving as a Trustee for the Village of Garden City, and on March 15th, I am asking for your vote to continue this service for a two year term. In 2020, I became involved with FABGC, a group of concerned residents looking to return transparency and community engagement to […]

Shameful analogy

To the Editor: Everyone likes to pretend that they are fighting Nazis and so when I heard that Frank Napoli took a break from fighting Garden City school teachers to use the holocaust as an analogy for his displeasure at FABGC and the persecuted POAs, it was disappointing, but not surprising. What I did find surprising is that no one […]

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Covid Fighters

Environmental Board meeting to discuss lead in drinking water


Following recent actions by the Board of Trustees to investigate lead contamination in drinking water, Village Trustee Mary Carter Flanagan, chair of Garden City’s volunteer Environmental Advisory Board (EAB), has noted the special meeting topic for next week’s meeting of the EAB: “As part of its mission to educate the community on environmental issues, the EAB has changed the topic […]

Federal funds to be used on pool renovation work


The Village will be able to accelerate the replacement of the liner of the main pool at the Garden City Pool because of funding received from the federal government under the American Rescue Plan Act. At the January 13th Board of Trustees’ meeting the board approved replacing the vinyl liner this year. The replacement had originally been scheduled for 2023-24. […]

Mayor defends removal of POA information from website


Last Thursday night Garden City Mayor Cosmo Veneziale announced he’s submitted a request for proposals (RFP) to be issued for a vendor to revamp the Village of Garden City’s website. According to the mayor, the village’s current website is “difficult to navigate, and frankly antiquated.”  During the January 13th meeting Trustee John Delany asked for an explanation of why links […]

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Clothing donations needed for LI children

Ethical Friends of Children, a program helping needy families on Long Island, seeks clothing (tops, bottoms, pjs, sweaters and socks) in certain sizes. Specific sizes are: Girls: 3-4, 4-5 and 9-10 and Boys: 7-8 and 9-10. Ethical Friends of Children is an outreach program of the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island., established in 1985. “We assist more than 2,500 […]

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NSDAR collects winter wear for needy kids

Members of the Colonel Aaron Ogden Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) came together again this year to collect warm coats, jackets, hats, gloves, for the students of the Onondaga Nation School. The school is located upstate New York, on the Canadian border.   Recording Secretary/American Indians Chair Deborah McCauley collected the 117 items,  totaling $1,145.00 from the generous members […]

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Magic happened at Historical Society Holiday Village and Market

Saturday, December 4th, Santa welcomed boys and girls of all ages in a 19th century parlor at The Historical Society lavishly decorated with 20 holiday trees created by the talented students of Stewart and Stratford schools.  Children in velvet and silk, with tartan holiday ties and bows, whispered their wished-for gifts to Old St. Nick, had their picture taken by […]

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POAs announce candidates for Village Board

Meet the Candidates Town Hall meeting planned

The Property Owners’ Association of Garden City are pleased to announce three outstanding candidates for the Village of Garden City’s Board of Trustees – Judy Courtney representing the Eastern section, Tracey Williams representing the Central section and Michael Daab representing the Estates section.  These candidates were selected based on an open and transparent process that included a village-wide Town Hall […]