2012-10-25

3000 Fans Attend Homecoming



Board: Reduce Fire House Staffing, Overtime



The Garden City Board of Trustees unanimously voted to direct Garden City Fire Chief Charles S. Cavarra to establish “Code 4” as standard operating procedure at its October 18th meeting. “In view of the budget constraints that we are now seeing, I think it would be wise of this Board to formally direct Chief Cavarra to establish it as permanent […]

Andy Club Annual Halloween Party



Garden City High School’s Andy Club will hold its Fifth Annual Halloween Party for Pre-K to 5th grade children (accompanied by an adult) on Tuesday, October 30th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. There will be games, prizes and loads of fun!! Admission is a suggested donation of $10 with all proceeds donated to a […]

GC Seeks County Help With Intersection



The Garden City Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to request Nassau County’s Department of Public Works to perform a study of the intersection of Merillon Avenue and Rockaway Avenue, with the expectation that a traffic light will eventually be installed as a safety measure to permit safer pedestrian crossing on Rockaway. The Board also unanimously agreed at its October 18th […]

Resident Peeved By Pumpkin Patch



A Nassau Boulevard resident expressed concerns about a pumpkin patch and mum sale being operated by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau on the corner of Nassau Boulevard and Stewart Avenue at the October 18th meeting of the Garden City Board of Trustees. “There’s basically a nursery being run on this corner,” read Giustina Ienna from a letter she […]

A Word From The Publisher



As we head into fall Garden City looks particularly spectacular because of the abundance of brightly colored trees around town. It really is “Tree City”! Garden City residents enjoy a special perk that towns elsewhere wish they had — the curbside collection of leaves without having to bag them up. This special service helps homeowners (or their landscaping companies) tidy […]

Runner Raising Funds



To the Editor: I recently accepted the challenge to raise funds in support of The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp by running in the ING NYC Marathon on November 4, 2012 as part of Team Hole in the Wall. To date, more than 20,000 children with serious illnesses have attended The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp free of […]

Who Are We Kidding?



To The Editor: Reading the recent letters to the editor relating to low flying aircraft over our community, a common thread was “educating our legislators on the subject,” and obtaining “noise studies.” Come on now! Who are we kidding? These legislators are perfectly aware of this problem which has been ongoing for years. Much has been written about it, but […]

Scout Seeks Donations



To the Editor: My name is Peter Levchuck and I am a Life Scout in Boy Scout Troop 134, Stewart Manor/Garden City. I am currently working on my Eagle Scout project, which involves indoor and outdoor repairs and improvements at the Polish American Museum in Port Washington, NY. This project allows me to focus on both my heritage and my […]

St. Joseph School Early Education Open House



Saint Joseph School of Garden City, which is devoted to integrating the teachings of the Catholic faith within a creative and stimulating learning environment, is hosting an Open House Guided Tour on Monday, November 5, from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., for Nursery, Pre-K, and Kindergarten. Parents will be able to see for themselves how Saint Joseph School gives young children […]