St. Anne’s School held its annual science fair during Catholic Schools Week recently. The young scientists worked on projects over several months, culminating in the presentation of their work to friends and family at the fair.

Village Trustees, Zoning Board dive into pool issues

At a work session of the Garden City Board of Trustees on February 26th, the Board considered changes to the application process for backyard swimming pools. Mayor Brian Daughney started Tuesday’s work session by posing a question on whether or not it’s time Garden City change its restrictions on pool installations as applications have become “burdensome” for the Zoning Board […]

New Board member appointed to fill seat

At its meeting on Tuesday, February 26, the Garden City Village Board of Trustees appointed Jim Van Schoick, a Meadow Street resident, to fill the unexpired term on the Zoning Board of Appeals of its longtime chairman, the late Robert L. Cunningham, whose obituary appeared in The Garden City News one week ago. In 2018, Cunningham left the Zoning Board […]


Solving the parking problem

In this week’s letters to the editor column, M. John Pittoni makes a good case that the Village should consider a parking deck for one of the parking fields on Seventh Street. The parking in this area has been difficult for years, and probably hurts businesses as shoppers may decide not to patronize businesses if there isn’t easy nearby parking. […]

Parking deck needed

To the Editor: One of the greatest and annoying problems faced by Garden City residents is the lack of parking behind the stores on the south side (7 S) and north side (7 N) of Seventh Street. In last week’s letter to the editor, Dennis Donnelly, the excellent executive director of the GC Chamber of Commerce, noted how important it […]

What’s the reason

To the Editor: Why would some political hack decide to drop the Garden City News as the official village newspaper? The Garden City News is part of the Garden City tradition. There were many letters to the editor criticizing the change. Let’s be realistic. There must be a reason for the change. It might be because of a personal relationship […]

Change needed now

To the Editor: We the people need to take action on climate change. We need to take action now, before the effects are irreversible. The path we are heading on right now is heading straight for destruction. We are seeing just the beginning of climate change and the end isn’t looking so good for us. Hurricane Sandy and Maria are […]

Town official attends Kiwanis meeting

Hempstead Town Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin (3rd right) attended the Garden City Kiwanis 2019 Kick-Off Meeting on January 9, 2019 at the Seventh Street Café in Garden City. Receiver of Taxes Clavin was joined by Garden City Kiwanis President Roger Eltringham, Jim Burdi and Gloria Sena.

Police nab two for larceny, trespassing in GC east

Garden City Police beefed up patrols in the East to help nab two teens from Hempstead for attempted larceny and trespassing. During the early morning hours of February 21, two men wearing hooded sweatshirts entered an unlocked vehicle in a residential driveway and removed a garage door opener which they then used to open the garage, according to police reports. […]

Board of Trustees adopts local law ahead of budget talks

The following material was provided by the Village of Garden City. The views expressed are not necessarily those of The Garden City News. Solely as a protective and planning measure, the Garden City Board of Trustees adopted a Local Law at its last meeting on February 13, 2019 to allow the Board to override the limit on the amount of […]