2007-02-09

A Word From The Publisher



Recently we have received several anonymous letters to the editor that we have declined to use. It seems that we perhaps need to explain our letters policy again. In one case, several anonymous letters were submitted, apparently together, to complain about an individual sports coach. In addition to being unsigned, the letters were rather derogatory about the coach. In another […]

The View From Here . . .



By Bob Morgan, Jr. What to do about global warming? It seems universally agreed that average temperatures on the planet have risen in the last century, from one cause or another, by a degree or two Fahrenheit. While the majority of scientific studies have indicated that human activity has something to do with the increase, even that is not certain. […]

From The Mayor’s Office www.Gardencityny.net



By Gerard Lundquist BOARD OF TRUSTEES WORK SESSIONS The Board of Trustees will be conducting work sessions to review the proposed 2007/08 Operating/Capital Budgets on Saturday, March 3rd at 8:30 a.m. and on Thursday, March 8th at 7:00 p.m. The March 3rd and 8th sessions are scheduled to be held in the Board Room at Village Hall. SANITATION COLLECTION – […]

Teacher Returns To Help Stewart Students Research School History



Retired teacher John Ford-a 30-year veteran of Stewart School and founder of the school’s Mathletes, fifth grade environmental trip, and store-returned to Stewart in January to share first-hand knowledge about the origins of these and many other programs that Stewart School students experience every day. Mr. Ford was invited to speak by fourth and fifth grade Quest students, who are […]

ACS Garden City Unit Begins “Daffodil Days” Campaign



Every year the American Cancer Society welcomes the arrival of Spring with thousands of Daffodils. This magnificent flower is also the Society’s Symbol of Hope…that cancer will be eliminated as a major health problem. It is our hope that you will join the Garden City Unit of the American Cancer Society in continuing to make a difference in the fight […]

School District Survey An Eye-Opener On Student Drinking, Drugs



Last fall, more than 2000 students in grades 6 through 12 participated in a Pride Survey, a federally endorsed method for tracking behaviors and attitudes about many crucial issues that can affect learning. Parents also participated in the survey at Back to School Night in September. The data they provided have been analyzed and compared with a similar study conducted […]

Upcoming SchoolBudget Meetings



All meetings will begin at 8:15 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. The budget vote will be held in the high school gymnasium from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Budget Work Session #2 Instructional Components and Regular Work Session Monday, February 12, 2007 Budget Work Session #3 Instructional Components and Regular Board Meeting Monday, February 26, 2007 Budget Work Session […]

Garden City Senior News



trip to the philadelphia flower show The Recreation Department will sponsor a trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show through Prime Time Travel on Wednesday, March 7th. Prime Time Travel will pick our group up in the morning from Lord & Taylor’s parking lot. We will travel to Philadelphia and spend the rest of the morning and afternoon visiting the various […]

Garden City Retired Mens Club



The Garden City Retired Men’s Club is a non-profit membership organization formed in April 1961 for the purpose of providing educational and recreational activities for the retired male senior citizens of the Garden City Community. The organization is non-sectarian and non-political. All retired men 55 years or older residing in the Incorporated Village of Garden City, in the State of […]

Senior Duplicate Bridges



On February 5 there were 4-1/2 tables of Seniors Duplicate Bridge in play. Results of the evening play were as follows: North-South 1 Claire Burns & Joan Kiernan 2 Rosemary Brown & DeDe Flannary East-West 1 Louise Butler & Win Eustice 2 Judy Radocy & Gloria Mentzel