Scouts From Troop 55 Volunteer At Hurricane Sandy Relief Center

On Sunday, November 11, Boy Scouts from Troop 55, chartered to the Cathedral of Incarnation, went to volunteer at the distribution center in Long Beach, NY. The city of Long Beach was one of the places that the devastating Hurricane Sandy affected the most. The storm caused severe floods near the water, resulting in numerous residents with several feet of […]

School District Gets Back To Normal After Storm

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Feirsen discussed the issues faced by the school district in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy at the November 13th meeting of the Garden City Board of Education. The school district did not sustain any significant damage to its buildings; the major problems faced by the district in the storm’s aftermath were power outages and few […]

GC, Hempstead, Nassau Police Apprehend Home Invasion Suspect

Garden City police, in conjuction with the Hempstead and Nassau County Police Departments have apprehended a suspect in several home invasion burglaries. According to the Garden City Police Department, on November 8th at approximately 8:00 PM, officers responded to a report of burglary at a Chelsea Road residence in Garden City. Police say that the resident returned home and observed […]

Early Deadline

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday we will have early deadlines next week. The deadline for classified ads will be Monday at noon. The deadline for news and display advertising will be Tuesday at noon.

A Word From The Publisher

In this week’s issue we feature several stories about Garden City residents who have volunteered to help the areas which have been worst hit by Superstorm Sandy, and we are proud of them all. For the majority of us, who lost power for a week, the aftermath of the storm was upsetting, infuriating and distressing. But most of us were […]

The Best Came Out

To the Editor: Sandy was the visitor we will not soon forget, following her wrath we were left with many hardships: frustration with LIPA’s slow response, cold nights, long lines, home invasions, those dependent on electricity endured extreme hardship, the list is endless. No matter how frightening those days, there were numerous random acts of kindness including local contractors such […]

Thank You

To The Editor: During the crisis days, I walked into the library to charge my phone. What greeted me was amazing… individuals of all ages plugged in, working, reading, resting, softly sharing “Sandy” experiences – all in a warm, safe, well lighted haven. All of us there were able to get our bearings and feel a little less disoriented before […]

Where Is Cablevision?

To the Editor: Is “Cablevision aware that many of its customers have no phone, Internet, or TV service since Monday, Oct.29, the eve of Hurricane Sandy. We understand that due to the storm that we would be w/o cable service for a week or more, however it is going into the 3rd week. Cablevision has been unavailable to answer any […]

Old World Caring

To the Editor: Perhaps many of you in the Village have seen a truck or home with the Old World Quality Irish flag on it. Perhaps you have admired the beauty and quality of the workmanship they bring throughout the village, but did you know that the true beauty lies in the family of dedicated employees and subcontractors that call […]

Toys Needed

To the Editor: Hi! We are holding our 3rd annual toy drive at our house for the INN (Interfaith Nutrition Network). The INN is located in Hempstead and helps to feed and clothe people in need here on Long Island. We would like to help make the lives of these children a little happier this holiday season, especially in light […]