2017-12-01

LONG ISLAND CHAMPIONS

GC Trojans win 2017 Long Island Championship

The 2017 Trojans became the first team in Garden City Football history to win back to back Long Island Championships after registering their 2nd straight perfect 12-0 season. GC beat a physical North Babylon team 24-6 in the final before a crowd of 5000 at Hofstra. Both GC and North Babylon were tied with the most LIC wins at six […]

Officials questioned on 555 Stewart Ave plan


At a Central Property Owners Association meeting on November 14th, which drew residents from throughout the Village, Mayor Brian Daughney discussed details of a 150 unit apartment complex that has been proposed for 555 Stewart Avenue. As a resident asked about what is now being considered for 555 Stewart Avenue, former deputy mayor and village trustee, now CPOA Director Richard […]

Unions claim slow progress on contracts


Garden City School District employees packed the November 14th meeting of the school board to highlight a lack of progress on contract negotiations between the board and the GCTA (Garden City Teachers’ Association) and the paraprofessionals unit. Katie Colavito, president of the Garden City Paraprofessional Teachers’ Association spoke at the meeting which was Locust School. Also attending the meeting were […]

Trustees ponder St. Paul’s future at CPOA meeting


Garden City Mayor Brian Daughney, Deputy Mayor Theresa Trouvé and Trustee Louis Minuto fielded questions about the future of St. Paul’s during the November 14 Central Property Owners’ Association meeting. The mayor answered several questions about the St. Paul’s recreational concept plan and was asked about his vision for St. Paul’s. He described the well-publicized hiring of three Manhattan firms, […]

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Village Tree Lighting

Garden City’s Christmas tree lighting will take place on Sunday, December 3rd at Village Hall by the gazebo (corner of Hilton and Stewart Aves.) The festivities start at 3:30 p.m.. Come and enjoy music by the Garden City High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble, who will perform a medley of holiday music. Also featured will be the Broadway Bound Dancers and […]

LIRR knew about crossing issue

To the Editor: Following with interest the photo and caption of the maintenance train passing the crossing at Washington Avenue and St. James Street South on October 29 when the traffic signal was green (Garden City News and Newsday, November 24th) The article noted that attorney Ken Falco took the photo and notified Senator Charles Schumer, good for him. Years […]

Christmas Baby Shower

Merry Christmas. In this past Sunday’s gospel, Jesus said, “Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of the least brothers of mine, you did for me.” We write to ask if you would join us in donating a baby gift to St. Joseph’s annual prolife baby shower. The gifts will be collected at the doors of the […]

LIRR renovation projects

To the Editor: Still missing from the Phase One $300 million Penn Station West End Concourse June opening was a seating area and rest rooms. (Was someone afraid of the homeless invading this new facility?) There are only three new ticket vending machines which do not accept cash. There are a number of significant issues missing from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s […]

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GC Volunteer Firefighters ask for support for Wounded Warriors

On December 6, 2017, Volunteer Firefighters from all over Nassau County will be headed to Bethesda Naval Hospital and other Wounded Warrior centers via fire truck caravan. NCFF OWW’s goal is to help those who put their lives in harm’s way to protect the rights granted to us as U.S. citizens. Its mission is to enhance the morale of service […]