2018-12-21

ANGELS HEARD ON HIGH

Lovely little angels were on hand at the Garden City Community Church’s Nursery School this week.

Amid water worries, attorneys, engineers to assist School District


Concerns over the presence of contaminants in Garden City’s water, including the human carcinogen 1,4-Dioxane have prompted the hire of two specialist firms to assist the public school district, evaluate reports from the Environmental Protection Agency and advise on any potential precautions and next steps. Contractual agreements were approved at the two recent Board of Education meetings, one just prior […]

Parents petition for lower class sizes


At the December 11 Garden City School district meeting at the middle school, a handful of parents spoke during public comment and urged the board of education members and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kusum Sinha to pave a new path to lowering class sizes among the district’s younger grades. In November Hemlock School parent Victoria Bucci initiated a Change.org petition […]

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Interesting and appalling

This week we were made aware of a YouTube video made by “urban explorers” who entered the historic St. Paul’s main building and shot a nineteen minute video depicting the inside of the building. Although the filmmakers incorrectly refer to the building as an “abandoned all girls Catholic school” the building is clearly St. Paul’s. This is both interesting and […]

Trespassing at St. Paul’s

To the Editor: Would the Garden City Board of Trustees approve of leaving ground floor broken windows unrepaired at Village Hall, potentially creating a point of access for trespassers or vandals? Of course not- so why don’t they offer the same care and protection at St. Paul’s School? Recently, trespassers at St. Paul’s who vandalized the building, were apprehended by […]

Pesticide free fields

To the Editor: I can’t tell you how happy I was to see the article about pesticide free fields in the GC News last week! As host of the Organic Gardener Podcast for the last four years, I can’t tell you how many of my guests have talked about the importance of organic lawn care, and it seemed to be […]

Bobby Menges “I’m Not Done Yet” Memorial Blood Drive

Jake Menges is hosting the third Bobby Menges “I’m Not Done Yet” Memorial Blood Drive on Saturday, December 29 from 10 am – 4 pm in memory of his brother, Bobby, who died last fall of cancer. The Bloodmobile will be parked at 27 Hilton Ave. For an appointment, please email efmenges131@gmail.com If you are unable to donate blood, please […]

New Franklin Ave. eatery offers variety of healthy food choices


Fresh, ready-made food is what you will find on the menu at CoreLife Eatery, a new dining establishment that opened earlier this month. Located on the corner of Franklin Avenue and Ninth Street, the restaurant offers a wide variety of greens, grains. and broth-based dishes as well as signature handcrafted beverages. Nicole Hess, marketing director at CoreLife, said that the […]

EPOA presents check to Board

Eastern Property Owners’ Association Vice President Steve Ilardi presented the Board of Trustees on December 6 with a donation to fund the recent flagpole installation at the Rainbow Monument. As a celebration of 100 years of the Eastern Property Owners’ Association (EPOA), the EPOA proposed the flagpole and offered to fund the cost from contributions, as well as from a […]

Garden City law firm’s legal theories helps win case


The Garden City law firm of Thomas Weiss & Associates P.C. had an unprecedented legal victory in September, helping to remove a $608,000 mortgage from the records of the County Clerk’s office in Queens. In the case, they successfully advanced two significant legal theories as to why their client was entitled to completely remove the mortgage payment from property records. […]