Street Fair Cancelled

The Chamber of Commerce’s annual Street Fair, which was to be held in conjunction with Garden City High School’s Homecoming Day, has been cancelled due to predicted poor weather on Saturday, September 28th. The Chamber is considering rescheduling the event, but no date has been announced yet. According to the GCHS Athletic Department, the football game against Long Beach will […]

Recent Vandalism Poses Concern

By Stephanie Mariel Petrellese The Garden City Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Robert Feirsen expressed concern at the recent increase in vandalism at Stratford Avenue School and discussed ways to help mitigate-or hopefully eliminate-the problem. “I encourage people to report things when they happen…,” Dr. Feirsen said at the Sept. 16th school board meeting. “We would encourage the community […]

Street Fair, Homecoming Parade This Saturday

The Chamber of Commerce’s 29th annual Fall Festival Street Fair – Garden City’s all-community day, is set for this Saturday, September 27. For the past 29 years, the Chamber has joined with the Garden City High School in the presentation of its annual Homecoming Day Parade to step off on Seventh Street at 11:30 a.m. The fair will feature two […]

Assemblyman Announces Information About STAR Rebate

Assemblyman Tom McKevitt (R,C,I-East Meadow) advises all homeowners to be on the lookout for their STAR Rebate checks that will be mailed on October 6th. “The STAR Rebate is a great program that I fought to have put back in the budget to help homeowners in our community. In this day with the high cost of living any tax break […]

Resident Presents Green Documentary

Garden City resident Leslie Segrete, star of the TLC television show “Trading Spaces,” will present “Going Green Long Island” on Saturday, September 27 at 3 p.m. (rebroadcasts at 3 a.m. Sunday, September 28 and Tuesday, September 30th at 1 p.m.) The program will explore green initiatives taking place on Long Island. It spotlights the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center […]

Sen. Hannon Reminds Residents About Voter Deadlines

Recently Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) met with members of the Garden City Republican Club at their September meeting. Residents turned out in great number to hear guest speaker, District Court Judge Francis Ricigliano, who provided an in depth discussion about DWI laws. In looking ahead to the remaining weeks before Election Day, Hannon reminds all citizens of the approaching […]

Clean Elections To Be Discussed

On Monday, October 6th, at 7:30 at the Garden City Public Library ‘Clean Money/Clean Elections” will be introduced by Mr. Paul Gold. Mr. Gold, a retired businessman, now co-chair of the ‘Clean Election Committee’ of the Long Island Progressive Coalition. As co-chair, Mr. Paul Gold is part of ‘Citizen Action of New York’ that coordinates with other commissions to encourage […]

Reflections Theme Search

Due Date: Friday, October 10, 2008 The NYS PTA Reflections Program encourages students to enter the Theme Search Contest for a Reflections Program in the future. The Theme Search offers students the opportunity to submit a theme for the future Reflections Program. A student with a winning theme will receive $100 and recognition at the 2008 National PTA Convention. Instructions […]

Ressurrection Raises IQ’s With Music

Study after study has shown organized music lessons benefit children academically and may even boost IQ’s. A recent study published in the Journal of Educational Psychology (Vol. 98, No. 2), states the effect increases the longer a child takes lessons. In other words: music lessons make the grade. Informed and involved parents have long noticed the positive affects music lessons […]

Heroes Wanted On September 28

As part of a Senior Girl Scout project and in Connection with Long Island Blood Services, a Division of New York Blood Services, Samantha Sweeney will be holding a Blood Drive in the Cathedral House at 50 Cathedral Avenue, Garden City on Sunday, September 28 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Walk-ins are certainly welcome, but it would be most […]