2020-05-15

Feeding the Front Line

GC Meals has raised approximately $150,000 and provided over 13,000 meals from 41 food establishments to workers at NYU Winthrop Hospital during the past seven weeks.

A view of the very tall utility poles being installed along the LIRR right-of-way between Nassau Boulevard and Whitehall Boulevard.

Huge utility poles installed in Estates; residents furious


Village of Garden City residents in the Estates Property Owners’ Association section are outraged at the series of massive utility poles installed for PSEG Long Island power transmission along the LIRR Third Track project, which they believe has forever altered their neighborhood and potentially their property values. Both The Garden City News and the Village of Garden City have received […]

Melissa Jaeger holding a sign that reads "Stewart A to Z Marketplace postponed 2020"

A.T. Stewart Consignment Shop Marketplace postponed


The A.T. Stewart A to Z Marketplace, sponsored by The Garden City Historical Society, has been postponed. Just one more casualty of the Coronavirus. This annual event is so well-attended – usually 100s of shoppers and dozens of vendors – that we felt we would not be able to observe social distancing rules. And that’s assuming the stay-at-home rules are […]

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Adelphi students, alumni present live virtual theatre

Adelphi Performing Arts Center (PAC) is bringing a unique, interactive, virtual theater experience to a home screen near you. “Too Solid Flesh,” starring Adelphi students and alumni, explores youth in the midst of a pandemic, connections across screens and the dangerous undiscovered country of mental health in a world where it is lethal to touch. Performances will run May 17 […]

Juliana Mitchell, Madeline Mitchell, Grace Power & Julianne Smith: The Crayon Initiative

Cadette Troop 1322 members earn Silver Awards

All fourteen members of Girl Scout Troop 1322 earned their Silver Award in May.  The Silver Award is the second highest award of the Girl Scouts of the USA, and the highest award that a Girl Scout Cadette can earn. The Scouts worked within five groups over the course of the year to brainstorm, create, develop and explore the sustainability […]

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Board approves additional parking at Stewart Field

Increased focus on safety, historic attraction

At its May 7th meeting, the Garden City Board of Trustees approved a $388,000 bid to create approximately 30 new parking spaces and accessible entranceway to the north end of Stewart Field. In recent weeks historic preservationists questioned the plans because they believed it would degrade historic elements of the remains of the old Vanderbilt Motor Parkway which run through […]

Garden City teens have created an online Lego class via Zoom

GC teens create online Lego building class

Due to quarantine, many children are stuck inside with limited interaction and activities. A new program, Build Big,was created by Garden City teens to provide some relief for parents, social interaction for the children and fun! Build Big will be hosting 30 minute virtual classes (via Zoom) for children ages 6-10. Children will use their Lego® bricks to build various […]

Garden City High School sophomore Ethan Meringolo with art work for the seniors who live at The Bristal.

The Art Drop for Hope Project

Garden City High School sophomore Ethan Meringolo has launched an effort to bring hope during these difficult times to local senior citizens and staff at The Bristal at Garden City. The Art Drop for Hope Project is an opportunity to connect people through the universal language of art. Ethan has seen first hand how much joy and happiness art can […]

Happy 100th! from Ruth Lacy

Community Club celebrates its centennial year with a Virtual High Tea

This year was truly a historic one in the annals of the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead.  It was their Centennial Year – celebrating one hundred years of camaraderie, service and friendship. This Golden Year opened in October with an Inaugural Celebration with John Ellis Kordes as speaker. Honored guests included Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, State Senator Kevin […]

Board pushes back against extra costs in St. Paul’s stabilization


For the second meeting in a row, the Village Board of Trustees pushed back and decided against approval of $35,776 in additional costs for window protection work at the St. Paul’s school main building, as an explanation delivered by the village’s construction manager left some observers confused and in disbelief over the failures in the process of inspecting St. Paul’s […]