Veronica Tadross

Kellenberg student awarded Congressional honor

Veronica Tadross, a Kellenberg High School student, has been working hard the past three years, to achieve one of the highest distinctions a young American can earn. In March, all of her hard work came to fruition, as she was awarded the 2021 Congressional Award Gold Medal Award. The honor is given to seventeen deserving young adults in New York […]

Paola Lara-Hernandez

Kindness counts at Garden City Middle School

Garden City Middle School students have been going above and beyond in demonstrating kindness. Kindness counts awards were presented for March after students were nominated by staff members who noticed them doing something to help others. Congratulations to award recipients Daniel Curley, George Curth, Gianluca Ingrassia, Paola Lara-Hernandez, Nicholas Pospisil and Juliet Stampfel. These recognitions are presented each month.   […]

Nicolas Ragas

Garden City High School Senior Spotlight: Nicolas Ragas

Nicolas Ragas is a notably accomplished student at Garden City High School. He is a member of the National Honor Society, the National German Honor Society and is an AP Scholar with Honor. He has earned many accomplishments beyond that, in a variety of areas. Nicolas is a three-year gold medalist in the AATG National German Exam and tutors students […]

World Languages Coordinator Peter Giacalone, Rebecca Phinney, German Teacher Susanne Rupes. Photo courtesy of Garden City Public Schools

GCHS student wins scholarship for language studies

Garden City High School freshman Rebecca Phinney has been selected as a winner of the AATG-Concordia Language Villages Scholarship after completing a rigorous month-long interview process conducted in German and English. She earned eligibility for this opportunity after attaining a Gold Award, the highest level of distinction, on the National German Exam. Each year, the American Association of Teachers of German […]

Sarah Phinney

GCMS student honored for artistic support of recycling

Garden City Middle School seventh grader Sarah Phinney won first place in the grade 5-8 division of the Town of Hempstead’s Recycle Poster Art Contest, which was held in partnership with Covanta and honored the 51st anniversary of Earth Day. Students were asked to portray recycling themes such as composting, electronics recycling and waste to energy conversion. Sarah will be […]

College essay, application help available

For all Garden City Residents entering their senior year in high school, SCOPE is continuing to offer two very popular courses: Writing Your College Essay & Jump Start the College Application Process. These courses will prepare incoming seniors to understand the college application process and make themselves marketable to many colleges & universities. For more information and to register, please […]

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kusum Sinha

Estates POA to hear GC Schools Superintendent

The next meeting of the Property Owners’ Association of Garden City Estates is scheduled for Wednesday, May 12th at 8 pm at the Garden City Senior Center, 11th Street and Golf Club Lane. The guest speaker will be Dr. Kusum Sinha, Superintendent of Schools, who will be speaking about the school budget for the 2021-2022 school year. The vote on the school budget […]

Mayor Cosmo Veneziale

The Mayor’s Update

Water Update At the water tower off Old Country Road, sandblasting continues in the morning with priming the sandblasted areas in the afternoon. Crews are currently working on the exterior roof and sidewall bowl areas. H2M inspects blasted areas in the afternoon before paint is applied. Dimpled roof areas are also being repaired. Well No 7: The contractor is ordering […]

The volunteers on the patio

The A.T. Stewart Exchange Consignment Shop

A brief wrap-up of last Saturday’s “Inspiring Garden Market…” Sunny, but cold? Yes.  Windy? YES.  Fun-filled?  YES!  We had a wonderful turn-out of The Garden City Historical Society trustees, Exchange volunteers and shoppers!  We even had a few Boy Scouts lending a helping hand.  It was just so nice to be outside amongst other people, all socially-distanced and wearing their […]

sen thomas with matthew mohen

GCHS senior receives NY Senate leadership award