2009-04-10

New Mayor Takes HelmTo Navigate”Unchartered Waters”



By Stephanie Petrellese Mayor Robert J. Rothschild, the forty-third mayor of the Village of Garden City, officially took the gavel on Monday night to begin what is expected to be a challenging two-year term given the state of the economy. Mayor Rothschild joked that along with the congratulatory wishes he received from colleagues and friends were also some offers of […]

Easter Car Parade This Sunday



The 54th annual Easter Sunday Vintage Car Parade will step off this Sunday, April 12 at 1 p.m. from Tenth Street on Franklin Avenue. The procession, led by a line of spectacular antique and classic cars, the Kiwanis Easter Bunnies and Kingsley Bear, will head south on Franklin Avenue, then west on Seventh Street where it will disperse at Hilton […]

Board of TrusteesApproves Budget



By Stephanie Petrellese The Garden City Board of Trustees has approved the 2009-10 budget, which calls for the average-assessed Village homeowner to pay an additional $302 in Village taxes. Trustees voted 5 to 2 in favor of the budget after a public hearing held during the Board’s annual organization meeting on Monday evening. Deputy Mayor Donald Brudie and Second Deputy […]

Changes Needed In District’sTransportation Policy



By Stephanie Petrellese The transportation status of 118 students will be changed this September if the Garden City Board of Education accepts recommendations proposed by Superintendent Dr. Robert Feirsen at an April 7th work session. The alterations are needed because the school district’s current transportation policy is not consistent with New York State law at the primary and elementary school […]

Senator Kemp Hannon CPOA Guest Speaker



The Officers and Directors of the Central Property Owners Association are honored to have Senator Kemp Hannon as our guest speaker at the next regular meeting on Tuesday, April 14th – 8PM at the Senior Center on Golf Club Lane. The NYS Legislature is currently scheduled to be on Spring Break, thereby allowing the Senator to be home in Garden […]

Give A Gift To Mom While Helping Hotline



This Mother’s Day give mom a gift that is beautiful, inspiring and provides assistance to a Long Island breast cancer program. Creative Cups is a coffee table book published by the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program. It contains striking color photographs of the 247 art bras that were auctioned at a benefit for the program this […]

Art Dept. Hears About Alaska



The Garden Dept. and the Art Dept. of the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead recently joined forces to present a program on “The Ring of Fire” by Alfred Urban. They had a wonderful turnout and the program was very well received. The members and their guests all enjoyed the pictures and the information on what they were seeing […]

Realty Office Participates In Conference



Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty recently sent a contingent of sales managers to an orientation conference held for companies that belong to Sotheby’s network of residential real estate brokerages. The conference included business meetings in Short Hills and a networking event at Sotheby’s Auction House in New York City that featured a tour of its mid-season Contemporary Art Auction. “We […]

Annual PTA Plant Sale Reminder!



Spring has sprung! Everywhere you look, crocuses, daffodils and tulips have already begun to bloom. Wouldn’t you like to have beautiful flowers blooming in your garden. How? By supporting our PTA Plant Sale! Our selection this year includes geraniums, impatiens, begonias, marigolds, dusty miller, coleus, dracaena, vinca vines and beautiful flowering hanging baskets that are the perfect Mother’s Day gift! […]

The Office Cat



ON FRIDAY, APRIL 24 , The Herricks Community Players will open its production of Mel Brooks’ The Producers at the Herricks Community Theater, 999 Herricks Road, New Hyde Park at 8 p.m. It may also be seen on April 25 and May 1, 2, 8, 9 at 8 p.m. and on May 9 at 2 p.m. and April 26 and […]