2005-01-28

Runoff Elections In East, Central Sections



A runoff election will be held on Tuesday, February 1st in both the Central and Eastern Property Owners Associations to determine the candidates from those sections for Village Trustee. Under Garden City’s Community Agreement, trustees are chosen by each POA and cross endorsed by the other POAs. Those nominees then go on to run in the general election in March, […]

1st Budget Work Session February 7



The Board of Education and the Administration are challenged more than ever this year in developing the 2005-2006 school budget. The district is faced with escalating health insurance costs (up 9% as of January 1, 2005), increasing student population (projected at over 100 students in 2005-06), employee retirement (8.5 to 11%) and increasing unfunded state mandates. Despite budget challenges, the […]

Snowflakes A Plenty!



For those who didn’t see enough snowflakes last week, more can be found on these Village banners. Last weekend’s snowstorm dumped about 14” around Garden City making it our first big snow of the year. However, it was not actually a blizzard here, but folks around Boston did feel the full brunt of the storm with between 30 and 40 […]

Mayor’s Committee Appointed



On January 13, 2005 Mayor Miller appointed a Mayor’s Committee on Public Needs for current resolution on St. Paul’s Historic Main Building: First floor and Chapel. Former Trustee, Mrs. Eileen Collins, accepted the role as chairperson. With the assistance of Mr. Schoelle and Mr. Ocker she was charged with selecting a stellar panel of residents to interview all Village/resident entities […]

A Word From The Publisher

Snowfall Helpful Hints

The large snowfall last weekend seems to have ushered in, at last, the “real” winter weather. After weeks of mild weather in early January, we now have arctic temperatures and permafrost ground. We thought readers would appreciate some tips on dealing with the snow: The Village allows residents 24 hours to remove snow from business and residential sidewalks before summonses […]

       Socially         Speaking



With Athena How did you like that old-fashioned Winter we had this past weekend? It brought back old memories for many in this town and brought joy to the hearts of all the children. Just remember that it could have been worse. Having lived in Garden City for a bit over a half century, I can remember walking home from […]

Just When You ThoughtNo One Was Looking



Birth Announcement



Mr. Steven Pritsios and his wife, the former Suzanne Riche’ Murphy, of Alexandria, Virginia, announce the birth of their first child Alexandra Riche’ on July 14th, 2004. Alexandra’s maternal grandparents, Beverly and Jim Murphy, formally of Garden City, reside in Roswell, Ga. Ali is their fifth grandchild and second granddaughter. Her paternal grandparents, Dino and Evelyne Pritsios reside in York, […]

Edmonds~Karac Wedding



Mr. Arthur M. Edmonds Jr. of Garden City and Naples, Florida and the late Judith Poppe Edmonds is very proud to announce the marriage of his only son, Arthur Manning Edmonds III of Tampa, Florida (formerly of Garden City) to Michelle Annette Karac daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Karac of Tampa, Florida on November 6, 2004. The evening candle […]

Owen-Cashman Wedding



Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Cashman are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Vincent Jr. to Kelly Owen. The wedding was held in the home of the Cashmans with the Hon. Kevin Castel performing the ceremony on December 26, 2004. The bride’s brother, Michael Owen gave the bride away and her sister, Christine, of Massapequa Park, was the maid […]