Belmont Festival Tonight

The Belmont Festival at Garden City returns in all its pageantry tonight beginning at 6 p.m. with a traditional hat contest, street festival, parade and even a helicopter fly-over. Sponsored by KeySpan and the Garden City Hotel, the activities are designed to celebrate Saturday’s 138th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park. The highlight of the evening will be […]

Village Facts Puts Spotlight Back on St. Paul’s

The future of the historic Main Building at St. Paul’s, a controversial topic dating back almost 13 years to when the Village purchased the property, took center stage once again at the June 1st Board of Trustees meeting. While some in the audience grumbled that they had not yet received their copy, a few residents had received the Village Facts […]

Board Approves “Assisted Living” Law

The Garden City Board of Trustees voted 7 to 1 in favor of revised Local Law 1-2006 at its June 1st meeting. Trustee John Watras voted against the measure. The zoning on the north side will now change from C-3 to R-T to allow single family detached homes and single family attached homes (townhouses) with a three-story or 35 foot […]

Meeting Location Changed

The Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 15th at 8PMwill be held in the main auditorium of the Garden City Middle School. This meeting’s agenda will be posted on the Village web-site on Monday, June 12th.

Soliciting Concerns Trustees By Stephanie Mariel Petrellese

Several trustees at the June 1st Board of Trustees meeting voiced concern over door-to-door solicitation and what is allowable under the Village ordinance. Their concern stemmed from a request by Dialogue Direct Fundraising, who requested authorization to conduct a door-to-door solicitation campaign between May 29 and September 30 for Save-the-Children. Board members said their concern was not with the charity. […]

Community Leaders Reserve Today For Presidents Coffee

The Garden City Chamber of Commerce will hold its 38 th annual “Presidents Coffee” on Thursday, June 15 at 9 a.m., at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, 980 Franklin Avenue. The event is a means for the heads of the 100-plus community organizations, clubs, schools and church groups to coordinate their events scheduled for the 2006-07 season, and to prevent conflicts of events […]

Adelphi Mourns Loss Of Professor

Adelphi University mourns the loss of Library Professor Donald Victor Leo Kelly, who passed away after a brief illness on June 1, 2006. Professor Kelly was an outstanding, highly respected, and much beloved librarian at Adelphi for more than 53 years and was largely responsible for ensuring the high quality of Adelphi’s collections. Professor Kelly joined the Adelphi Library in […]

Be A Chorister For A Day!

This is your chance to find out if you would like to become a member of the renowned Choirs of the Cathedral of the Incarnation. On Saturday, June 17, for the first time ever, the Choirs of the Cathedral of the Incarnation are offering the unique and much sort after opportunity of becoming an honorary member of the Choirs, at […]

County To Hold Coliseum Redevelopment Meetings

Garden City Mayor Gerard Lundquist announced that the Nassau County Legislature’s Planning, Development and the Environment Committee will hold meetings in June concerning the coliseum redevelopment project. The remaining meetings will be held on June 13 at 7 p.m. and June 16 at 10 a.m. in the legislative chamber, on the fifth floor of the Ralph G. Caso Executive and […]

Dr. Marylou McDermott Accepts Superintendency

Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Robert Feirsen, has announced that Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Dr. Marylou McDermott will be leaving the Garden City schools, effective July 1 st, to become the Superintendent of Schools in the Northport-East Northport School district. Dr. McDermott began her career in Garden City in 1995 as the Assistant Principal of Stewart School. She moved […]