2018-06-22

GC High School National Honor Society Induction

Congratulations to 89 Garden City High School students who were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) at the 83rd Annual Induction Ceremony held at Garden City High School on May 24th. Each inductee was called to the stage by teacher and NHS advisor Diana Young and congratulated by Principal Nanine McLaughlin and the NHS officers. The students recited the […]

College Notes

Erin Elizabeth Pfail of Garden City was among more than 890 bachelor’s and associate degree recipients at the University of Scranton undergraduate commencement on May 27th at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Erin was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy and the Garden City Schools in 2014. Erin earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing […]

INNcarnation Brunch a sunny success

On June 10th, the Cathedral of the Incarnation hosted a brunch to raise money for The Interfaith Nutrition Network (The INN) in the beautiful outdoor courtyard at the Mercer School of Theology. The event, sponsored by Walk Street, raised $3,500 for The INN and treated over sixty guests to great music and delicious food. Bulgarianborn pianist Veselin Ninov played the […]

Former teacher donates images to Village archives

Doug Sheer, former Social Studies Chairman at Garden City High School and current Garden City community relations coordinator, has been kind enough to donate a number of historic images to the Garden City Village Archives. The eleven photos depict the young uniformed students of St. Paul’s School in the 1800s. Bill Bellmer, village historian, and Suzie Alvey, assistant village historian, […]

A blessing for horses and jockeys at Belmont Stakes event

Top trainers and jockeys were present at Charitable Impact Group’s Belmont Stakes handicapping event at Cherry Valley Country Club, just three days before the 2018 Belmont Stakes. The event benefits Thoroughbred Charities of America, which finds new homes, rehabilitation, and retraining for racehorses, as well as the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, which supports 60 former jockeys who have suffered permanent […]

Back to the 80’s Friday Night Promenade

The clock struck 6pm last Friday night on 7th Street, and all of the dudes & dudettes donned their best denim and neon duds for the Back to the 80’s Promenade hosted by the Village of Garden City and the Garden City Chamber of Commerce. The weather was rad and the White Wedding Band had everyone dancing to their tubular […]

CycleBar Garden City “Charity Ride” a success!

Physical Therapy Options and CycleBar Garden City teamed up for a “Charity Ride” on June 6th. This joint community fundraiser was developed to support Good Shepherd Hospice’s new inpatient facility opening this fall at Mercy Medical Center. The evening was a resounding success thanks in no small part to CycleBar Garden City and all of the wonderful cyclers who came […]

Julia Maloney Scholarship winner announced


The Garden City Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce that Emily Burns has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Fund’s Julia Maloney Scholarship. Emily is the twenty-first Garden City High School senior to receive this prestigious award. The scholarship was made possible by a generous bequest of the late Julia Maloney, an elementary school teacher in Garden City […]

Insect Celebration at Long Island Children’s Museum

Things are getting buggy over at Long Island Children’s Museum as summer kicks off. Visitors can take part in a day of “insect-ivities” at Bug Bonanza, meet entomologists and join in the interactive theater performance “Ants.” Summer Garden Stones Tuesday, June 26 through Friday, June 29 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Join us this June and decorate your own colorful, […]

Music Academy of GC holds eleventh annual recitals

Last weekend, hundreds of parents, students, and friends packed the Plattduetsche Park Restaurant to celebrate the Music Academy of Garden City’s Eleventh Annual Recital and Awards Dinners. Students dazzled guests with performances that included musical theatre, jazz, classical, rock, and pop selections. Music Academy Rock Bands also performed at each of the four shows, and gave inspired renditions of many […]