Trustees reflect on service to Village, transition ahead

At his final meeting as a village trustee, Stephen Makrinos offered a statement thanking several people that supported him through on the completion of his present term, and over the six years he’s been on the board.  “First I would like to thank the Western Property Owners’ Association and the residents who have supported me as a village trustee for […]

Weld problems cause additional costs at water tower

At the Board of Trustees’ meeting last Thursday evening, Village Administrator Ralph Suozzi delivered news that some problems have been found in welding on the new water tower, which is scheduled to go into service in the third quarter of this year. On its agenda, the Board of Trustees approved a proposal for $211,936 for time spent on engineering services […]

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Village to receive $2M in ‘rescue’ funding

The Village will receive COVID relief funding through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, a $1.9 trillion relief bill signed into law this month. The stimulus package provides $360 billion in direct financial relief for state and local governments, including $65 billion for America’s cities, villages and towns, as well as $65 billion for counties. The Village is expected […]

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Hoppy Easter

The Antique Car Parade may have been cancelled this Easter, but that won’t keep the Kiwanis Easter Bunnies from making their appearance on Seventh Street on Easter Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Bunny are a long-time Garden City tradition, delighting children and grown-ups alike. So look for the Bunnies, for photo-ops and lollipops. The parade has been tentatively rescheduled for Sunday, […]

Farewells and business at final BOT meeting

The Village Board of Trustees’ meeting on Thursday, March 25, marked the final meeting for Garden City Mayor Dr. Theresa M. Trouvé presiding, as the Board’s annual reorganization meeting is set for Monday, April 5. New mayor Cosmo Veneziale, and new trustees Tom O’Brien, Bruce Chester, Mary Flanagan and Terry Digan will be sworn in that night.  On March 25 […]

Girls Varsity Soccer finishes out first month of play

Garden City Girls Varsity Soccer had a stacked week of competition with three tough games.  Garden City played Mepham away on Wednesday, March 24th in the pouring rain for a hard fought loss 2-4.  Goals were scored by junior Alivia Gordon and junior Caitlin McNaboe with both goals assisted by junior Kylie Brunning. On Friday, March 26th, Garden City battled […]

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The A.T. Stewart Exchange Consignment Shop

Can you believe it’s International Pillow Fight Month?!  (or that there’s even such an occasion?!)  Well, it’s true, and it’s celebrated on the first Saturday in April.  First launched in 2008, it’s a worldwide event celebrated in major cities throughout Canada, Europe and Asia.  The largest one took place in New York on March 22, 2008, with over 25 international […]

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CPOA accepting applications for HS student ambassador

Attention current high school sophomores, please consider giving back to your community! The GC Central Property Owners Association (CPOA) Student Ambassador Program is a vital part of the CPOA. Started in 1999, the program is an ongoing joint venture between resident Garden City junior/seniors and the CPOA. The Student Ambassadors learn how the Garden City village government operates by attending […]

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This Week at Rotary

Garden City Florist Withstands the Test of Time At one time there were three florists in Garden City. Today, only one has withstood the test of time – Hengstenberg’s Florist! On Monday, April 12, at 12:15 on Zoom,The Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club  will be pleased to welcome Dorothy Christofides, proprietor of Hengstenberg’s Florist, located at 735 Franklin Avenue for the past […]

A.T. Stewart Golf Classic establishes trophies for both GC founders

The Garden City Historical Society’s 1st Annual Golf Classic, to be played at The Cherry Valley Club on May 17th, will award trophies in honor of both Alexander Turney Stewart and Cornelia Clinch Stewart.  Cornelia executed the plans put in motion by A.T.  before he died for Garden City as we know it.  She was also the visionary who built […]