The View From Here . . .

As President Obama prepares for his trip to the climate change conference in Copenhagen, the time seems ripe for some serious and critical thinking on this topic. Supporters of anthropogenic global warming (AGW), the theory that global warming caused by human activity (in particular, carbon dioxide emissions) has caused the gradual warming of the planet with enormous negative potential consequences, […]

Garden City Turkey Trot Attracts Thousands Of Runners!

The 32nd Annual Garden City Turkey Trot, Long Island’s largest Thanksgiving day road race, had a record turnout this year and attracted more than 4,600 runners, including runners from twenty seven (27) different states, Washington, D.C., Nicaragua, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. The Turkey Trot consists of three (3) races, a Challenger Division Race for courageous special needs athletes, […]

Thunders 8s Capture Championship

The clear and crisp morning of Sunday, November 22nd was the date for the 2009 Nassau County Youth Football League (NCYFL) championship. The venue was the stadium field at Mitchell Field and the opponent was the perennial powerhouse Massapequa Mustangs. The league graciously moved the 8 year old championship to the stadium field and it was clearly needed as the […]

GC Rams Girls Lacrosse

Late Registration Starts Dec. 5th Registration continues to take place during the month of December at Olympic Den, 676 Dogwood Avenue in Franklin Square (486-0975). GC Rams Girls Lacrosse is open to all girls who reside or go to school within the village of Garden City in grades 3 to 8. Registration forms are available at Olympic Den Monday through […]

Garden City Basketball – Launch!

The registration fee for Garden City Basketball is still just $50. NO LATE FEES. Applications for Garden City Basketball are available on our website www.gardencitybasketball.org or you may signup online. Our fourth FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS session for Boys 7th Grade and higher will be Friday December 11th at 7:00pm at Stewart School. The regular intramural game day season is expected […]

Garden City Baseball Team Apparel Order Form

To order Garden City Team Apparel indicate the item, size and quantity on the form below. Checks should be made payable to “Friends of Garden City Baseball.” Tear off the form below and mail to “Friends of Garden City Baseball,” c/o Garden City High School, Garden City, New York 11530 Deadline to order is December 22nd (All items ordered will […]

Trojans Defeat North Babylon To Win L.I. Football Championship

The 2009 Garden City Trojans had Long Island’s best defense, a powerful running game, an under-rated pass attack and brilliant coaching. Yet, when the clock ticked down to zero at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium last Friday night with the scoreboard reading, “Garden City 9, North Babylon 6”, most of the 6,000 fans were focusing their attention on a sophomore placekicker who […]

St. Anne’s CYO U-10 basketball

On Sunday, Nov. 30, the St. Anne’s CYO U-10 basketball team played against St. Catherine’s of Franklin Square. The game was held at the new facility at Chaminade High School. From the first jump ball by Sal Cirasola, St. Anne’s knew they had their work cut out for them. The ball was immediately tipped into the hands of a St. […]

Village Sports


The Garden City Pool is pleased to announce the dates for Pool Employment Interviews for the 2010 season. These interviews are open to people who are currently High School Seniors and older. All potential Pool Staff, whether new or previously employed by the pool, must make an appointment for an interview. The interview dates are as follows: Monday, December 28, […]

GCAA Intramural Basketball Set To Tip Off 2009-2010 Season

The schedules are done, the drafts are complete, coaches have been selected and the refs have been assigned. GCAA is once again ready for an exciting season of basketball. You can follow the action on the GCAA website, www.gc-aa.com. Full team rosters and schedules for our 56 intramural teams are posted on the website which will also be used to […]