2020-07-10

Two young girls playing with bubbles.

GCNS Graduation

Two young students at Garden City Nursery School enjoy bubbles after the school’s socially distanced graduation ceremony. Families lined up in the parking lot and had a small tailgate party while listening to music teacher Krysta Ferrara play her guitar and sing.

Fall plans for schools depend on Governor Cuomo


Plans for the reopening of schools in the fall will largely depend on guidance expected to be delivered by New York State officials by July 15, according to Dr. Kusum Sinha, Superintendent of Schools for the Garden City Union Free School District. Following submissions of individual districts’ plans to the State Education Department and based on criteria and information gathered […]

Rabbi Stephen Wise Goodman and Rabbi Linda Henry Goodman

Rabbi Stephen Goodman celebrates 35 years as spiritual leader of GCJC

The members of the Garden City Jewish Center recently celebrated Rabbi Stephen Wise Goodman’s 35th Anniversary with a Zoom Cocktail Party Roast and Toast! More than fifty screens lit up with “dressed up” congregants, friends, colleagues, and family (including Rabbi Goodman’s sister and 99-year-old mother joining in from Georgia)! One of the positive advantages of these remote gatherings is the […]

Maureen Clancy

This Week at Rotary

RotaCare Salutes Maureen Clancy Recently, several members of the RotaCare Board of Directors paid tribute to Maureen Clancy as she retired from her duties serving on the Board. Maureen was not only active with RotaCare, she has received numerous awards for her public service over the years, including Garden City Citizen of the Year, New York State Senate and Assembly […]

Students say thank you

Garden Manor Nursery School celebrates students

In an unorthodox end to an unprecedented school year, Garden Manor Nursery School welcomed its students back to school for an end of the year car parade celebration. The students and their families gathered outside school in their cars, located on Jefferson Street in Garden City, to parade through the parking lot where teachers were waiting to greet them. Everyone […]

Marin and mom

Our Precious Angels Pre-K celebrates graduation

Our Precious Angels Pre-K, located in The Presbyterian Church of Garden City, celebrated its 19th annual graduation commencement exercises. This year’s graduation was not performed in typical OPA fashion but still very heartfelt and personal for all graduates and their families. It was performed in two parts, one of which was virtual, allowing all family members to participate and see […]

Garden City Chamber elects new officers

The Garden City Chamber of Commerce has announced the election of new officers and directors. Officers: Sean Martens  –    President Robert Kloepfer  – 1st. Vice President Lisa Smith      –      2nd Vice President Thomas McCambridge –    Treasurer Michael Ventre –   Immediate Past President In addition, seven returning directors were elected to the Board of Directors: […]

Garden City Village Hall

Village of Garden City revenues cut due to Covid-19


At its June 18th meeting, the Garden City Board of Trustees heard negative news on its financial picture due to lost revenues and increased expenses related to the pandemic. Village Treasurer Irene Woo updated the Board of Trustees on revenues vs. expenses in the first seven weeks of the pandemic, through April 30. The village had often heard about a […]

Logo for documentary. Black and white American flag with Black man wearing striped prisoner's uniform emerging from it. Text says "From slave to criminal with one amendment"

Documentary film “13th” discussion at GC Community Church


Garden City Community Church (GCCC) is always on the forefront in addressing justice issues and racial inequality. GCCC will not remain silent as the present climate on racism is flourishing in our midst. Do you want to learn more about factors that have contributed to systemic racial inequality in the United States today, in particular, mass incarceration? Are you struggling […]

The Stewart Manor Country Club

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

Jake Menges is hosting the sixth Bobby Menges “I’m Not Done Yet” Memorial Blood Drive on Monday, July 13th from 1pm-7pm at the Stewart Manor Country Club on 51 Salisbury Ave. in Stewart Manor. The bloodmobile is not available because of Covid-19, so a HUGE thank you to John Parks, owner of the Stewart Manor Country Club, who agreed to […]